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2020 Latin American Cities Conferences: Lima

AS/COA, in partnership with Peru's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, explored the potential for economic reactivation, the role of investors, and digital transformation.

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Overview

Reopening and Strengthening Peru's Economy

Prior to the COVID-19 crisis, Peru had one of the most stable and robust economies in Latin America. How can the country quickly and effectively reactivate its economy? What conditions (structural, technical, political) are needed to get Peru back on track? How will accelerated digital transformation impact the future of work in the country? What role do investors play in shaping the future of Peru’s economy?

Reabriendo y Fortaleciendo la Economía del Perú

Antes de la crisis del COVID-19, Perú tenía una de las economías más estables y robustas de América Latina. ¿Cómo puede el país reactivar su economía de manera rápida y efectiva? ¿Qué condiciones (estructurales, técnicas, políticas) se necesitan para que el Perú retome el camino? ¿Cómo impactará la transformación digital en el futuro del trabajo del país? ¿Qué papel juegan los inversionistas en la configuración del futuro de la economía peruana?
 

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Astete Rodríguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs @E_AsteteR @CancilleriaPeru
  • Waldo Mendoza, Minister of Economy and Finance @MEF_Peru
  • Rafael Agudo, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
  • Luis Felipe Carrillo, President & CEO, Central Latin America, GE
  • Giovanna Cortez, General Manager of Latin America South Region, Microsoft @MicrosoftLatam
  • Spencer Friedman, Regional General Manager for Perú, Bolivia, and Ecuador, Uber 
  • María Isabel León de Céspedes, President, CONFIEP @mleondecespedes @CONFIEP
  • Luis Oganes, Head of Currencies, Commodities and Emerging Markets Research, J.P. Morgan
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal

Note: The conference will be conducted in Spanish. Simultaneous interpretation in English will be available to those participating via Webex.

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #PeruCOA | @ASCOA 

Event Information: Cara Caponi | ccaponi@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8368
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8358
Individual Membership Information: Lee Evans | levans@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384
COA Corporate Membership: Mila Fontana | mfontana@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8331
Note: View a list of COA corporate members.
Press Inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org

Agenda

9:00 – 9:05 am Welcoming Remarks 

  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas 

9:05 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks 

  • Elizabeth Astete Rodríguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs  

9:15 – 9:45 am Keynote Interview 

  • Waldo Mendoza, Minister of Economy and Finance
  • Luis Oganes, Head of Currencies, Commodities and Emerging Markets Research, J.P. Morgan (interviewer)

9:45 – 10:45 am Panel: Reopening and Strengthening Peru’s Economy 

Prior to the COVID-19 crisis, Peru had one of the most stable and robust economies in Latin America. How can the country quickly and effectively reactivate its economy? What conditions (structural, technical, political) are needed to get Peru back on track? How will accelerated digital transformation impact the future of work in the country? What role do investors play in shaping the future of Peru’s economy? 

  • Luis Felipe Carrillo, President & CEO Central Area of Latin America, GE
  • Giovanna Cortez, General Manager of Latin America South Region, Microsoft 
  • Spencer Friedman, Regional General Manager for Perú, Bolivia, and Ecuador, Uber
  • María Isabel León de Céspedes, President, CONFIEP
  • Rafael Agudo, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group (moderator)

Speakers

Elizabeth Astete Rodríguez
Foreign Minister of Peru

Elizabeth Astete Rodríguez is the foreign minister of Peru. She is a career diplomat with over 44 years of professional experience. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Astete has served as general director in the general directorate of America; general director of economic...

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Waldo Mendoza Bellido
Minister of Economy and Finance

Waldo Mendoza Bellido is Peru’s Minister of Economy and Finance. With a long career and an extensive knowledge of public finance, he has served on the board of Peru’s Central Bank and was the chairman of the board of directors at the Economic and Social Research Consortium...

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Rafael Agudo
Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Rafael Agudo is a managing director and partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) of Lima office and the leader for BCG Business Transformation practice area for Spanish South America. He joined BCG in 2005 and during these 15 years he has served a wide range of public and private...

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Luis Felipe Carrillo
President & CEO, Central Latin America, GE

Luis Felipe Carrillo is the president for GE's Central Area of Latin America (CALA) region. He is responsible for the growth and development of the company in Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Central America, and the Caribbean. Carrillo's focus is to develop the region...

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Giovanna Cortez
General Manager of Latin America South Region, Microsoft

Giovanna Cortez is the general manager for south region in Latin America (Perú, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, and Paraguay). She has more than 20 years of experience in the IT market. Cortez worked at Hewlett Packard in several roles within Latin America, from consumer segment to...

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Spencer Friedman
Regional General Manager for Perú, Bolivia, and Ecuador, Uber

Spencer Friedman is the regional manager for Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador for Uber. He has extensive experience driving change through technology in companies in across Latin America and the US, as well as in the public sector, NGOs, and start-ups. Having lived in 10 cities in 6...

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María Isabel León de Céspedes is the president of the Confederación Nacional de Instituciones Empresariales Privadas (CONFIEP). A longtime supporter of continuing education, she is the founder of training centers in commercial aviation, hospitality, and tourism, including the...

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Luis Oganes
Head of Currencies, Commodities and Emerging Markets Research, J.P. Morgan

Luis Oganes is the head of currencies, commodities, and emerging markets research at J.P. Morgan, where he joined in 1997 in New York. He manages the teams of researchers that analyze fundamental and technical drivers for global currencies and commodities, as well as the...

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Susan Segal
President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of Americas Society/Council of the Americas in 2003 after having worked 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...

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