Penn Club of New York

Latin American Business and Political Outlook

2017. 05. 04 11:15 am - 2:00 pm ET

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Schedule

Location

Penn Club of New York
30-W 44th St, NY

Event times (ET)

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Networking

12:00 pm - 1:00pm
Luncheon

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presentation (webcast)

Event fees

$120
Non-member

$90
Member

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Abstract

A dynamic renewal process in politics and economics is driving Latin America into a new era for business and growth. With a combined population and gross national product similar to that of Brazil, the Pacific Alliance trade block that boasts investor-friendly policies, is recalibrating its strategy to leverage its valuable resources and face formidable geopolitical forces.

After asserting the strength of its democracy and young demographics, Brazil, the largest member of Mercosur, is carrying out a fundamental policy shift to attract re-investment and business in the medium and long term as the country blooms into the fifth economy in the world by 2030. In addition, Asia and Europe may continue to increase their positions as two of South America’s salient marketers and investors in a region critical for growth and resources.
Don’t miss the expert analysis that savvy strategists can use to identify the opportunities created by the new trade dynamics and the growing Latin American population estimated to reach one billion people by mid-century.

Speakers

Lourdes Cassanova

Cornell University

Academic Director, Emerging Markets

Danil Kerimi

World Economic Forum

Director of the Center for Global Agenda

Marcos Troyjo

Columbia University

Co-Founder BRICLab

George Rodriguez

ACS Fellow

CME STEM Program
Argeni Director

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