The Future of the North American Free Trade Agreement

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Location: 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization: Farm Foundation Forum

Participants:

  • Bob Stallman, Texas Farmer and Former President of the American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Melissa San Miguel, Senior Director of Global Strategies for the Grocery Manufacturers Association
  • Linda Dempsey, Vice President of International Economic Affairs with the National Association of Manufacturers

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Feeding the World in a Sustainable Way:  Brazil’s Agricultural Challenge

Time:  10:30 a.m.

Date:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Location:  1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  Wilson Center

Participants:

  • Paul Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
  • Roberto Jaguaribe, President of the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil)
  • Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility at the World Bank
  • Jean Francois Timmers, Director of Public Policy at WWF Brazil
  • Bill Westman, Senior Vice President of International Affairs, North American Meat Institute

Argentina at a Turning Point:  An Address by President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

Time:  1:45 p.m.

Date:  Thursday, April 27, 2017

Location:  1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Organization:  Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

Participants:

  • President Mauricio Macri of the Argentine Republic
  • Dr. Hohn H. Hamre, President & CEO, CSIS
  • Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty, III, Chairman, McLarty Associates

 

Crime, Conflict and Regime Transitions:  Colombia, Nigeria and Myanmar

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Location:  1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization: Brookings Institution

Participants:

  • John de Boer,  Managing Director, SecDev Group
  • Sasha Jeperson,  Director, Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery – St. Mary’s University Twickenham
  • Vanda Felbab-Brown, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
  • Ted Piccone, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Latin America Initiative, Project on International Order and Strategy

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Drugs and Peace in Colombia:  Which Way Forward

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Date:  Monday, May 1, 2017

Location:  1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  Brookings Institution

Participants:

  • Adam Isacson, Senior Associate for Defense Oversight, Washington Office on Latin America
  • Vanda Felbab-Brown, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
  • Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher and Co-Director, Drug Policy Research Center, RAND Corporation
  • Ted Piccone, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Latin America Initiative, Project on International Order and Strategy

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Trends and Trump:  What’s Next for the Mexican Energy Market?

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Date:  Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Location:  1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  John Hopkins School of Advanced Studies

Participants:

  • Duncan Wood, Director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center

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A New Strategy for US Engagement in Central America

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Date:  Thursday, May 4, 2017

Location: 1030 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  Atlantic Council

Participants:

  • John Negroponte, Former US Deputy Secretary of State, task Force Co-Chair and Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates
  • Laura Chinchilla, Former President of Costa Rica and Task Force Member
  • Maria Eugenia Brizuela, Former Salvadoran Foreign Minister and Task Force Co-Chair
  • Eduardo Stein, Former Vice President of Guatemala and Task Force Co-Chair
  • Jason Marczak, Director, Latin America Economic Growth Initiative, Adrienne Arsht Latin American Center, Atlantic Council

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The Outlook for Oil and Gas in Brazil

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Date:  Friday, May 5, 2017

Location:  1515 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  Inter-American Dialogue

Participants:

  • Jorge Camargo, President, Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)
  • Jed Bailey, Managing Partner, Energy Narrative
  • Lisa Viscidi, Director, Energy, Climate, Change & Extractive Industries Program, Inter-America Dialogue

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New Voices in Foreign Affairs:  40 Under 40 Latinos in Foreign Policy

Time:  3:00 p.m.

Date:  Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Location: 1616 Rhode Island NW, Washington, D.C.

Organization:  Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

Participants:

  • Amdassacor Lino Gutierrez, Executive Director, Una Chapman Cox Foundation
  • Jennifer Miel, Executive Director, U.S. Bahrain Business Council and U.S. Turkey Business Council, Senior Director for Turkey & Middle East Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Laura Jaramillo-Bernal, Executive Producer, Efecto Naim at NTN24
  • Juan Gonzalez, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Eliza Ramirez, Legislative Assistant and Advisor to Congressman Michael E. Capuano