Key Issues in International Agency and Distribution Agreements (Focus on Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and U.S.)

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Location:  111 Louisiana St., 44th Floor, Houston, Texas

Organization: Houston Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section


  • Doug Glass- Moderator, Partner, Akin Gump
  • Paula Galhardo, Of Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Fernando Cano-Lasa, Of-Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Catalina Nino, Senior Counsel, Wood Group


Latin America’s Domestic and International Challenges (WEBCAST)

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Location:  1300 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington D.C.

Organization: Wilson Center


  • Jaime Alemán,, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Panama)
  • María Amparo Casar, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, (Mexico)
  • The Honorable Gabriela Hardt, Federal Judge (Brazil)
  • Margarita López Maya, Universidad Central (Venezuela)
  • Arturo Valenzuela, Covington and Burling
  • Daniel Zovatto, International Idea (Argentina)


Latin America Energy Conference

Time:  8:30 a.m.

Date:  Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Location: 1155 15th St., N.W. Washington, D.C.

Organization:  The Dialogue


  • Congressman Jeff Duncan, Chairman, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, US House of Representatives
  • David Banks, Special Assistant to the President for International Energy and Environment, White House
  • César Hernández, Deputy Secretary of Energy, Government of Mexico
  • Ariel Yépez, Energy Division Chief, Inter-American Development Bank


III Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala

Time:  6:00p.m.

Date:  Monday, November 13, 2017

Location: 1330 Maryland Ave, S.W. Washington, D.C.

Organization: Inter-American Dialogue


  • Luis Alberto Moreno, Distinguished Leadership Award for Social Equity, President, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Roberto Murray Meza, Distinguished Leadership Award for Civic Engagement, Chairman, Grupo AGRISAL and Founding President, FUNDEMAS, Member, Inter-American Dialogue