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Urban Innovations in Latin America: A Discussion with Medellin Mayor Aníbal Gaviria

AS/COA will host the first of its Latin American Mayors Series with Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellin, Colombia.

Registration: 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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Americas Society/Council of the Americas will host the first of its Latin American Mayors Series with Aníbal Gaviria, mayor of Medellin, Colombia. Mayor Gaviria will give a presentation on the state of the city of Medellin and the policies that have made Medellin the most “Innovative City of the Year” according to the Citi/Urban Land Institute/Wall Street Journal contest in 2012. The presentation will be followed by a panel that brings together leaders from the fields of government, philanthropy, and urban planning to discuss how innovative interventions have transformed  Medellin's economic performance while also improving the quality of life of its citizens. Panelists will also share views on the challenges and priorities for cities in Latin America to become globally competitive.

Registration fee: This event is complimentary for all registrants. Prior registration is required.

Speakers:

  • Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellin, Colombia (Download his presentation)
  • Maria Elosua, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, New York University
  • Bryna Lipper, Vice President For Relationships, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation
  • Carolina Barco, Senior Advisor, Emerging Sustainable Cities, Inter-American Development Bank (Moderator)

Event Information: Maria del Carmen Landa | mlanda@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8387
COA Corporate Membership Information: Monica Vieira | mvieira@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8344
Press Inquiries: Adriana La Rotta | alarotta@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384
Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday June 11, 2015

Speakers

Aníbal Gaviria Correa
Mayor of Medellin, Colombia

Aníbal Gaviria Correa is the mayor of Medellín, Colombia. Previously, Gaviria Correa served as the governor of Antioquia from 2004 to 2007. During his tenure, he collaborated with local leaders to further development and improve equality for the people of Antioquia. Gaviria...

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Carolina Barco
Senior Advisor, Emerging Sustainable Cities, Inter-American Development Bank

Carolina Barco is senior advisor on emerging sustainable cities to the Inter-American Development Bank. Previously, Barco served as ambassador of Colombia to the United States from 2006 to 2010, and minister of foreign affairs of Colombia from 2002 to 2006, under President Álvaro...

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Maria Elosua
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, New York University

Maria Elosua is adjunct assistant professor of urban planning at New York University. Elosua is an urban designer, architect, and planner with over 20 years of wide-ranging experience. Her professional training and experience have included work in both Mexico and the United...

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Bryna Lipper
Vice President For Relationships, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation

Bryna Lipper is vice president for Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation prior to joining 100 Resilient Cities. Lipper held leadership roles in government, non-profit, and private sector organizations dedicated to advancing the quality of...

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