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2019 Latin American Cities Conferences: Buenos Aires

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

December 4, 2019


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***This conference was rescheduled from its original date in August.***

Americas Society and Council of the Americas, in partnership with the Argentine Chamber of Commerce, will host its sixteenth annual Latin American Cities Conference in Buenos Aires. This conference will bring together government officials and distinguished leaders from the country and across the Americas.

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In collaboration with: Asociación de Bancos Públicos y Privados de la República Argentina (ABAPPRA), Asociación de Bancos de la Argentina (ABA), Asociación Empresaria Argentina (AEA), Asociación de Bancos Argentinos (ADEBA)ARGENCON, Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA), Cámara de Comercio de los Estados Unidos en Argentina (AmCham), Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI), Endeavor Argentina (EA), Instituto para el Desarrollo Empresarial de la Argentina (IDEA), Unión Industrial Argentina (UIA)

Registration Fee: USD $120 for AS/COA members and other collaborating organizations and USD $170 for nonmembers.

Prior registration is required.

Note: This conference will be held in Spanish.

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

Event Information: Adán Toledo | | 212-277-8387
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | | 1-212-277-8358
COA Corporate Membership: Mila Fontana | | 1-212-277-8331
Note: To view a list of COA corporate members, please click here.
Press Inquiries:
Cancellation: Contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at

Guillermo Dietrich

Minister of Transport of Argentina

Guillermo Dietrich has been the minister of transport of Argentina since 2015. Previously, in 2009, he was appointed to join Mayor Mauricio Macri as head of transport and transit of the City Buenos Aires, a position he held until 2015. As head of transport and transit of the City of Buenos Aires, Minister Dietrich contributed to improve the quality of life of citizens through strong enhancement to public transport and to healthy mobility, transforming the city with emblematic public works as the Metrobus and Ecobici.

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Dante Sica

Minister of Energy, Argentina

Dante Sica is the minister of production in the republic of Argentina. In 2002, Sica was the secretary of industry, commerce, and mining of the nation. Also, as a permanent consultant to businesses, chambers, and international companies, he developed experiences in the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United Nations Organizations for Industrial Development.

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Omar Gutierrez

Governor of the Neuquén Province, Argentina

Omar Gutiérrez has been the governor of the Province of Neuquén since December 2015. He has been recently reelected for a second term from 2019 to 2023. He is affiliated with the political party Movimiento Popular Neuquino (MPN). Previously, he was the minister of Economy and Public Works for the Province of Neuquén from October 2011 to December 2015. Gutiérrez also served as chairman of the board for the Banco de la Provincia de Neuquén for six years.

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Jorge Luis Di Fiori

President, Chamber of Commerce and Services of Argentina

Jorge Luis Di Fiori is president of the Chamber of Commerce and Services of Argentina (CAC). He is also a consultant member of the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) and vice president of the Ibero-American Association of Chambers of Commerce (AICO) for the Southern Cone. In 2008 he was named regional secretary of AICO. In 2001 he was part of the Consulting Commission of Strategies for the Promotion of Foreign Trade by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Commerce, and Cult.

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Susan Segal

President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in August 2003 after working in the private sector with Latin America and other emerging markets for over 30 years. A passionate supporter of Latin America, she joined the organizations to implement a new strategic plan to renew and return the Society and Council to their historic position. Prior to her current position, she was a founding partner of her own investment and advisory group focused primarily on Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic sector.

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