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Video: Energy in the Americas—Trends and Emerging Issues 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

COA organized a discussion focused on the future of energy in the Americas, held at the Inter-American Development Bank headquarters. 

The conversation highlighted important trends for energy in the hemisphere, potential political reforms, and new energy-supply technologies across the region that can lead to advanced energy production, promote energy security, and minimize adverse environmental impacts.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Robert Mosbacher, Jr., Chairman, Mosbacher Energy Company


  • Neil Parsan, Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States
  • Leandro Alves, Head of the Energy Division, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Keisuke Sadamori, Director for Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Council of the Americas
  • Coral Davenport, Energy and Environment Correspondent, National Journal (moderator)