8:30–10:30 am New York

9:30–11:30 am Montevideo

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2021 Latin American Cities Conferences: Montevideo

AS/COA will host a virtual edition of its Uruguay conference on July 29, with a spotlight on tech and innovation.

8:30–10:30 am New York

9:30–11:30 am Montevideo

Live Broadcast
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(Montevideo City Government Twitter)

Overview

Our Montevideo conference will bring together key government officials and leaders from the private sector for a firsthand analysis of the economy’s investment climate, the prospects for economic recovery, and the country’s opportunities for innovation. Uruguay is now seen as a fast-growing technology hub after producing several successful, top-of-the-line tech companies over the years. How has the country achieved this successes in tech? What are the advantages of investing in Uruguay and the challenges companies face there? Join us for an insightful conversation on July 29. Save the date and check back for more information, including speakers as they are confirmed.

This conference webcast will be open to the public. To participate in the Webex, please register beforehand.

Follow the conversation on Twitter: #CouncilUY | @ASCOA

Confirmed speakers:

  • Francisco Bustillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uruguay
  • Azucena Arbeleche, Minister of Economy and Finance, Uruguay
  • Omar Paganini, Minister of Industry, Energy, and Mining, Uruguay
  • Nicolás Jodal, CEO, GeneXus
  • Martín Migoya, CEO, Globant
  • Jacobo Singer, President, dLocal
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Conference Information: Alexia Braun | abraun@as-coa.org | 1- 212-277-8364
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8358
COA Corporate Membership: Miranda Gastelum | mgastelum@as-coa.org
Note: View a list of COA corporate members.
Press Inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org.

Agenda

*All times are in Uruguay Time

9:30–9:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks

  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/ Council of the Americas
  • Haroldo Espalter, President, Uruguay- US Chamber of Commerce

9:40–9:55 a.m. Keynote Speaker

  • Francisco Bustillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uruguay

9:55–10:10 a.m. Keynote Speaker

  • Omar Paganini, Minister of Industry, Energy & Mining, Uruguay

10:10–11:00 a.m. Panel Conversation on Uruguay: The New Digital Hub

  • Nicolás Jodal, CEO, GeneXus
  • Martín Migoya, CEO, Globant
  • Jacobo Singer, President, dLocal
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (moderator)

11:00–11:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker

  • Azucena Arbeleche, Minister of Economy & Finance, Uruguay
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