8:30 am to 12:30 pm ET

Organization of American States
17th Street and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington
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54th Annual Washington Conference: Advancing the Business Case for the Americas

Council of the Americas will hold its premier conference in Washington on May 8 to discuss trade, energy, democracy, and more.

8:30 am to 12:30 pm ET

Organization of American States
17th Street and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington
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Overview

On May 8, 2024, the Council of the Americas will host the 54th Washington Conference on the Americas: Advancing the Business Case for the Americas. Please mark your calendars and make plans to join us in Washington, DC or tune in online. 

The Washington Conference on the Americas is the premier event on the region. Each year, this conference offers an excellent opportunity to hear from the most senior-level officials. It also offers participants the chance to engage with business and policy leaders, members of the diplomatic community, and special invited guests from throughout the hemisphere. 

The 54th Washington Conference on the Americas will feature keynote remarks and interviews with senior leaders along with high-level panel discussions.

Confirmed Speakers*: 

  • Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic
  • José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Shannon Kellogg, Vice President, AWS Public Policy, Americas, Amazon
  • Andres Gluski, Chairman, Americas Society/Council of the Americas, President & CEO, AES Corporation
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO, Council of the Americas
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Council of the Americas

Invited Speakers:

  • Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States
  • Jennifer Granholm, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Janet Yellen, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 
  • Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Jake Sullivan, U.S. National Security Advisor, The White House
  • Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Philip Gordon, National Security Advisor to the Vice President of the U.S.
  • Paula Bogantes, Minister of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications, Government of Costa Rica
  • James Lankford, U.S. Senator (R-OK)
  • Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology, The White House
  • Ellen M. Granberg, President, The George Washington University
  • Marisa Lago,  Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Christopher Dodd, Special Presidential Advisor for the Americas

For member registration, please contact Jorge Merino at wca@as-coa.org.

For non-members interested in attending, register here.

We look forward to having you with us for the 54th Washington Conference on the Americas!


Press inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org

Join the discussion on Twitter #2024WCA | @ASCOA 

Read a summary report of the 53rd Washington Conference on the Americas. Learn more about past editions of the event.

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