Sep 20

Latin America, Spain and the United States in the Global Economy Forum

Event Description


The forum will bring together prominent business leaders from Latin America, Spain, and the United States, including top executives from the private sector, public officials, fund managers, financial analysts, members of the media and representatives from the academic world.

Participants will gain valuable insights into the current state and prospects of the economies of these three regions. The program will cover trade and investment relationships, economic issues, as well as global challenges, including the fight against climate change, the supply chains and the emerging technologies. The program includes keynote addresses and panel discussions with elected officials and business leaders.


8:00 a.m. Registration
8:20 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Joseph Oughourlian. Chairman, PRISA.

Alan D. Solomont. Chairman, Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks

Introduction by: Pepa Bueno. Editor-in-Chief, EL PAÍS.

Pedro Sánchez. Acting Prime Minister of Spain.

8:45 a.m. Building on the Inflation Reduction Act

Gabriel Alonso. CEO, 547 Energy.

Susan Nickey. Chair, American Clean Power Association.

Puneet Verma. Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Avangrid.

Moderator: José Morán. Partner and Chairman of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group, Baker McKenzie.

9:45 a.m. Latin America: Economic Recovery in a Bipolar Area

Mariano Jabonero. Secretary-General, OEI-Organization of Ibero-American States.

In conversation with: Miguel Jiménez. U.S. Chief Correspondent, EL PAÍS.

10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Leading Innovation in the Global Economy: The Impact of Technological Multinationals in the Americas

Marc Murtra. President, Indra.

In conversation with: Jan Martínez. Director, EL PAÍS América.

10:50 a.m. Common Trends and Opportunities across Key Industries in Spain and the Americas

Christian Barrientos. CEO, Abertis Mobility Services.

Teresa Parejo. Head of Sustainability, Iberia.

Moderator: Inmaculada Riera. CEO, Cámara de Comercio de España.

11:30 a.m. Special Address

José Manuel Albares. Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain.

11:45 a.m. Challenges and Keys to Sustainable and Inclusive Food Security: Global Perspectives

Carlos Ignacio Gallego. President, Grupo Nutresa.

Álvaro Lario. President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Mario Lubetkin. Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, FAO-Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Ana Catalina Suárez. Strategy and Innovation Director, The Global Foodbanking Network.

Moderator: Macarena Vidal Liy. Correspondent, EL PAÍS.

12:30 p.m. Keynote Address

Phil Murphy. Governor of New Jersey.

12:45 p.m. The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Global Economy

Beena Ammanath. Executive Director, Global Deloitte AI Institute.

Carme Artigas. Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence, Government of Spain.

Moderator: Angel Alonso Arroba. Vice Dean for Management and Development, School of Global and Public Affairs, IE University.

1:30 p.m. End of Conference and Networking Luncheon


José Manuel Albares Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation Government of Spain
Ángel Alonso Arroba Vice Dean for Management and Development, School of Global and Public Affairs IE University
Gabriel Alonso CEO 547 Energy
Beena Ammanath Executive Director Global Deloitte AI Institute
Carme Artigas Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence Government of Spain
Christian Barrientos CEO Abertis Mobility Services
Pepa Bueno Editor-in-Chief EL PAÍS
Carlos Ignacio Gallego President Grupo Nutresa
Mariano Jabonero Secretary-General OEI-Organization of Ibero-American States
Álvaro Lario President FIDA
Mario Lubetkin Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean FAO-Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Jan Martínez Director EL PAÍS América
José Morán Partner and Chairman of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group Baker McKenzie
Phil Murphy Governor New Jersey
Marc Murtra President Indra
Susan Nickey Chair American Clean Power
Joseph Oughourlian Chairman PRISA
Teresa Parejo Head of Sustainability Iberia
Inmaculada Riera CEO Cámara de Comercio
Pedro Sánchez Prime Minister Government of Spain
Alan D. Solomont Chairman Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Ana Catalina Suarez Strategy and Innovation Director The Global Foodbanking Network
Puneet Verma Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Avangrid

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