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2019 Latin American Cities Conferences: Bogotá

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

June 19, 2019
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COLOMBIA IN THE EYES OF WALL STREET

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #COLWallSt | @ASCOA

AS/COA's twenty-third Latin American Cities Conference in Bogotá, in partnership with Fedesarrollo and ANIF, will look at the country's economic and political forecasts for the current administration by bringing together Wall Street analysts and investors, key government officials, and representatives from trading partners.

Registration: $220 for AS and COA members.
Complete the member form to register.

$250 for non-members.
Complete the non-member form to register.

Please send to Pilar Linares at plinares@anif.com.co.
Prior registration is required.

Note: This conference will be conducted entirely in Spanish.

Learn more about the LACC series and see other upcoming events.

Confirmed Speakers: *

  • Fernando Cepeda, Former Interior Minister and Political Analyst
  • Sergio Clavijo, Executive Director, ANIF  @ANIFCO
  • Richard Francis, Director of Sovereign Ratings, Fitch Ratings  @FitchRatings @FitchLatAm
  • Juan Camilo Granados, Commercial Manager, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia @bvcColombia
  • Roberto Junguito, Former Minister of Finance
  • Luis Fernando Mejía, Executive Director, Fedesarrollo @Fedesarrollo
  • Sergio Olarte, Head Economist, Scotiabank Colpatria @ScotiaColpatria
  • Luis Alberto Rodríguez, Deputy Minister of Finance
  • Kevin Whitaker, US Ambassador to Colombia @USEmbassyBogota
  • Randy Melzi, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
  • Guillermo Zubillaga, Senior Director and Head of the Venezuela Working Group, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @Guillermo_Z

*Additional speakers to be confirmed.

Event Information: Guillermo Zubillaga | gzubillaga@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8362
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8358
COA Corporate Membership Information: Mila Fontana | mfontana@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8331
Note: View a list of COA corporate members.
Press Inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org
Cancellation: Contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org before 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17.

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Baje la agenda.

AGENDA

7:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

  • Randy Melzi, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

8:15 a.m. International Environment and the Colombian Economy

  • Luis Fernando Mejía, Executive Director, Fedesarrollo

9:00 a.m. Fiscal Perspectives on Colombia 2019-2022

  • Roberto Junguito, Former Minister of Finance

9:45 a.m. The Administration's Economic Program 2018-2022

  • Luis Alberto Rodríguez, Deputy Minister of Finance

10:30 a.m.  Luis Carlos Sarmiento 2019–2020 Public Policy Research Award

10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

11:15 a.m. Perspectives on Colombia’s Macro-Financial Performance 2019-2020

  • Sergio Clavijo, Executive Director, ANIF

12:00 p.m. Panel: Colombia in the Eyes of Wall Street

  • Richard Francis, Director of Sovereign Ratings, Fitch Ratings
  • Juan Camilo Granados, Commercial Manager, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia
  • Sergio Olarte, Head Economist, Scotiabank Colpatria
  • Ragnhild Melzi, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator) 

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. Anti-Establishmentism, Governability, and Political Perspectives

  • Sergio Clavijo, Executive Director, ANIF

2:30 p.m. Panel: Governability, Political Perspectives and the Challenges of External Tension with Venezuela

  • Fernando Cepeda, Former Interior Minister and Political Analyst
  • Kevin Whitaker, U.S. Ambassador to Colombia
  • Guillermo Zubillaga, Senior Director and Head of the Venezuela Working Group, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator) 

4: 00 p.m. Closing Remarks