9:20 am to 12:00 pm Santiago
8:20 am to 11:00 am ET

W Hotel Santiago
Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Salón Great Room 3, 
Nivel -3
Santiago
Chile
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2022 Latin American Cities Conferences: Santiago

AS/COA held its fifteenth annual conference in Santiago on October 20, exploring Chile's economic outlook and prospects for sustainable growth. 

9:20 am to 12:00 pm Santiago
8:20 am to 11:00 am ET

W Hotel Santiago
Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Salón Great Room 3, 
Nivel -3
Santiago
Chile
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Overview

Chile: Toward Sustainable Economic Growth

Americas Society/Council of the Americas, in partnership with the Chilean Ministry of Finance, will host the fifteenth Latin American Cities Conference in Santiago on Thursday, October 20. This conference will bring together distinguished leaders from the public and private sectors from both Chile and the region to discuss Chile’s economic outlook, the agenda for sustainable growth, as well as the growth prospects for Chile and Latin America in the midst of a challenging global scenario. Moreover, the program will include discussions on the tax reform bills introduced by President Gabriel Boric’s administration, which aim to promote investment, productivity, and innovation in the country. The audience will comprise of members from both local and international businesses, government officials, NGOs, and the press.

Speakers

  • Andrés Sansone, Macroeconomic Coordinator and Chief of Advisors, Minister of Finance, Chile @Min_Hacienda
  • María Heloisa Rojas Corradi, Minister of Environment, Chile @Maisa_Rojas
  • Nicolás Grau, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, Chile @nico_grau
  • Carola Moreno, Coordinadora de Finanzas y Asuntos Internacionales, Ministerio de Hacienda
  • Jorge Arbache, Vice President for Private Sector, CAF - Development Bank of Latin America @JorgeArbache
  • Doron Avni, Senior Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy for Emerging Markets, Google @DoronAvni1
  • Rosaline Corinthien, CEO, Engie Energía Chile @ENGIEChile
  • Javier Dib, CEO,  AES Andes @javierfd10
  • Paula Estévez, CEO, AmCham Chile @AmChamChile
  • Karla Flores, Director, InvestChile @InvestChile
  • Gonzalo Gebara, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Chile @Walmart__Chile
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal
  • Alberto Vignau, South Cone General Manager, Uber @Uber_Chile

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #ChileCOA @ASCOA

Registration: This event free to attend. Please email Juan Serrano-Badrena at: jserrano@as-coa.org. Prior registration is required.

This program will also be streamed live. Return to this page at the time of the event to watch it.

Event Information: Adán Toledo | atoledo@as-coa.org
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org
COA Corporate Membership: Miranda Gastelum | mgastelum@as-coa.org
Press Inquiries: Pia Fuentealba | mediarelations@as-coa.org

Agenda

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All times are in local Santiago time (GMT -3), which is one ahead of New York.

8:30–9:20: Registro y recepción

9:20–9:30: Susan Segal, Presidente y CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

9:30–9:45: Andrés Sansone, Coordinador Macroeconómico y Jefe de Asesores, Ministerio de Hacienda de Chile

9:45–10:00: Maisa Rojas, Ministra de Medio Ambiente de Chile

10:00–10:10: Jorge Arbache, Vicepresidente Sector Privado CAF - Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina

10:10–10:20: Karla Flores, Directora Ejecutiva InvestChile

10:20–10:40: Una Conversación sobre Innovación y Crecimiento Inclusivo

  • Doron Avni, Senior Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy for Emerging Markets, Google
  • Susan Segal, Presidente y CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (Moderadora)

10:40–11:45: Hacia una Transición Energética Justa y Sostenible

Panel junto a líderes del sector privado sobre las oportunidades y los desafíos de la transición energética en Chile, como acelerar el proceso, sobre el desarrollo de la industria y el cumplimiento de los objetivos de reducción de emisiones.

  • Rosaline Corinthien, CEO, ENGIE Chile
  • Javier Dib, CEO,  AES Andes
  • Gonzalo Gebara, Presidente y CEO, Walmart Chile
  • Alberto Vignau, South Cone General Manager, Uber
  • Paula Estévez, Gerente General, AmCham Chile (Moderadora)

11:45–12:00: Nicolás Grau, Ministro de Economía, Fomento y Turismo, Chile

12:00: Cierre

Speakers

Mario Marcel 
Minister of Finance of Chile 

Mario Marcel is a Commercial Engineer from the University of Chile and M. Phil. in Economics from the University of Cambridge, UK. In 2015 he became Board Member of the Central Bank of Chile. In 2016 he was appointed President of that institution, a position he held until the end...

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Alberto Vignau
Director Regional de Cono Sur, Uber 

Alberto Vignau es Ingeniero Civil Industrial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile y MBA de la Universidad de Harvard. Tiene experiencia en los ámbitos público, privado y antes de su nombramiento en Uber, era Gerente de Proyectos en McKinsey and Company, donde se...

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Doron Avni 
Senior Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Emerging Markets, Google

Doron Avni leads and manages Google's public policy team across Africa, Middle East, Russia, Israel, Ukraine and Turkey - building strategies, projects and outreach across different issues, markets and organizations. He has been with the company for more than 7 years developing...

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Gonzalo Gebara 
President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Chile 

Gonzalo Gebara is the Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Chile. He joined the company in 2000, as a member of the Finance, Strategy, and Commercial teams. In 2004, he moved to Bentonville, Arkansas, where he assumed the role of Senior Director of International Integration...

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Javier Dib 
CEO, AES Andes 

Javier Dib has been AES Andes' Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since August 2022. Under his leadership, the Company continues to promote a responsible energy transition as part of its Greentegra strategy. Greentegra aims to accelerate our portfolio's decarbonization and growth in...

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Jorge Arbache 
Vice President of the Private Sector at the Development Bank of Latin America – CAF 

Jorge Arbache is Vice President of the Private Sector at the Development Bank of Latin America – CAF and professor of economics at the University of Brasilia. Arbache was Secretary of International Affairs at the Ministry of Planning and Chief Economist of that Ministry. Previous...

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Karla Flores 
Directora, InvestChile

Karla Flores was appointed Executive Director of InvestChile in March 2022, becoming the is the first woman to hold the post since the agency’s founding in 2016.  Prior to her appointment by President Boric, she was working as a senior international consultant in the Integration...

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Nicolás Grau 
Minister of Economy, Development and Tourisim of Chile 

Minister Grau holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. and M.Sc. in economics from the Universidad de Chile. Until February 2022, he was a professor of economics at the Universidad de Chile and adjunct researcher at the Centro de Conflicto y...

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Rosaline Corinthien
Managinig Director Thermal South America, Country Manager Chile and CEO Engie Energía Chile 

Rosaline Corinthien comenzó su carrera en 1999 como Directora Técnica Europea de Lubricantes Automotrices para Fuchs Petrolub, antes de unirse al CEED en Trinidad y Tobago, como Consultora para el desarrollo de un centro de experiencia en metanol. En 2006, se unió a CRE (Energy...

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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. Prior to her appointment, Susan was a partner at Chase Capital Partners...

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Paula Estévez
Gerente General, AmCham Chile

Paula Estévez asumió como Gerenta General de la Cámara Chilena Norteamericana de Comercio, AmCham Chile en diciembre del 2019. Anteriormente, Estévez se desempeñó como Jefa de la Oficina de Relaciones Internacionales del Ministerio de Energía de Chile, donde fue responsable de...

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