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Energizing Cuba Conference

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

October 7, 2016


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Cuba is targeting more than $4.2 billion in foreign investments to energize the country via wind, solar, and bio-electric projects. Attend the Energizing Cuba Conference on sustainable investments to join an interdisciplinary discussion between high-ranking experts from Cuba and the United States.

Walk away with legal, business, and renewable energy best practices while engaging with key Cuban and U.S. stakeholders. This academic-industrial partnership is designed to promote the involvement of the U.S. renewable energy sector in Cuba.


  • Guillermo Carlo Artiles, Corporate Counsel, Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC
  • Aki Bayz, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Narciso Cobo Roura, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Havana; Vice President, Cuban Court of International Commercial Arbitration
  • Ambar Diaz, Attorney, Ambar Diaz, P.A.
  • Carlos Fernández-Aballí, Chief Strategy Officer, Cuba Strategies Inc.
  • Cappy Kidd, Faculty Member, Building Energy Technologies Department, Wilbur Wright College
  • Delice Moreno Garcia, Director General at INEL Engineering, Head of Cuban National Wind Energy Program
  • Jorge R. Piñon, Director, Latin America and Caribbean Energy Program, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mariele Robinson, Environmental Policy Masters Candidate, The New School
  • Guennady Rodriguez, Chief Business Officer, Cuba Strategies Inc.
  • Renato Santos, Executive - Latin America Renewable Energy Onshore Wind Leader, General Electric
  • Antonio Sarmiento Sera, Professor, Center for the Study of Renewable Energy Technologies (CETER), Higher Polytechnic University of Havana
  • Alana Tummino, Senior Director of Policy and Head of the Cuba Working Group, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Registration: $175 for AS and COA members, $250 for nonmembers.

For more information click here.

This event will not be webcast.

Learn more about the AS/COA Cuba Working Group.

Event Information: Maria Rendo | | Guennady Rodriguez |
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderón | | Carlos Fernández-Aballí  |
COA Corporate Membership Information: Randy Melzi | | 1-212-277-8337
AS Individual Membership Information: Felipe Marin | | 1-212-277-8342
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Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6.