2016 Speakers

2016 Speakers

6th Edition | April 11-12, 2016
Speakers 
Anant Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, edX
Chief Executive Officer, edX
Luis Almagro Lemes
Secretary General, Organization of American States (OAS)
James Andrus, Investment Manager, Global Governance, CalPERS
Investment Manager, Global Governance, CalPERS
Shaukat Aziz
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007)
Alberto Bacó Bagué, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce, Puerto Rico
Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce, Puerto Rico
Bertrand Badré, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Orange Capital
Chief Executive Officer, Blue Orange Capital
Ana Bailão, Councillor, City of Toronto
Councillor, City of Toronto
Alvaro Baltodano
Minister - Presidential Delegate for Investment, President of PRONicaragua, Republic of Nicaragua
Percy Batliwalla
Global Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Marek Belka, Governor, Central Bank of Poland
Governor, Central Bank of Poland
Governor, Central Bank of Uruguay
Richard Bradley, Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Officer, The Worth Group
Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Officer, The Worth Group
Gina Burkhardt, Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for the Future
Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for the Future
Francisco Adolfo Cabrera, Minister for Production, Argentina
Minister for Production, Argentina
Steven Cernak, Chief Executive & Port Director, Port Everglades Department of Broward County
Chief Executive & Port Director, Port Everglades Department of Broward County
Luis Felipe Céspedes Cifuentes
Minister for Economy, Development and Tourism, Chile
Ed Crooks
US Industry and Energy Editor, Financial Times
Founding Partner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Meridiam
Ferry De Kerckhove
Executive Vice-President, Conference of Defense Associations Institute; and former Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, Indonesia and Pakistan
Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz, Partner, Holland & Knight
Partner, Holland & Knight
Arnold W. Donald
President and Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation & plc
Michael K. Ferris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Abacode
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Abacode
Hippolyte Fofack
Chief Economist, and Director, Research & Knowledge Management, African Import-Export Bank
Eric Gernath, Chief Executive Officer, SUEZ North America
Chief Executive Officer, SUEZ North America
Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Enrique Gómez-Pinzón, Executive Partner, Holland & Knight
Executive Partner, Holland & Knight
Emilio González, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
Director and Chief Executive Officer, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
Daniel Gropper, Dean of the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University
Dean of the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University
Tim Hardy, Attorney and Partner, Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister
Attorney and Partner, Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister
Frank Holder, Managing Director, Head of Latin America, Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
Managing Director, Head of Latin America, Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
James A. Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, First Solar Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, First Solar Inc.
Christopher Jamroz
President and Chief Operating Officer, GardaWorld Cash Services
Bill Johnson, Former Secretary of Commerce, State of Florida; and Chairman, Advisory Committee, World Strategic Forum (WSF)
Former Secretary of Commerce, State of Florida; and Chairman, Advisory Committee, World Strategic Forum (WSF)
Michael D. Kerlin, Principal, McKinsey & Co.
Principal, McKinsey & Co.
Rakhi Kumar, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Governance, State Street Global Advisors
Managing Director and Head of Corporate Governance, State Street Global Advisors
Juan M. Kuryla, Director and Chief Executive Officer, PortMiami
Director and Chief Executive Officer, PortMiami
Tasso Lagios, Managing Partner, Richter
Managing Partner, Richter
Jean Lebel
President, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Salvador Medina, Senior Vice President, Banco Santander
Senior Vice President, Banco Santander; and Global Director of Institutional Relations, Santander Universities
Carol Melton, Executive Vice President, Time Warner
Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy, Time Warner Inc.
James R. Muhs, President and Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Trade Networks
President and Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Trade Networks
Juan Carlos Navarro, Chief Executive Officer, NSolar; and former Mayor of Panama City
Chief Executive Officer, NSolar; and former Mayor of Panama City
John D. Negroponte
15th U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; Chairman Emeritus, Council of the Americas; and Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates
Andrés Oppenheimer, Editor and Syndicated Foreign Affairs Columnist, Miami Herald
Editor and Syndicated Foreign Affairs Columnist, Miami Herald
Eduardo José Padrón, President of Miami Dade College and Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
President of Miami Dade College and Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Chief Executive Officer, Globalvia
Executive Advisor, International Affairs, Deloitte, and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada
Jorge L. Quijano, Chief Executive Officer, Panama Canal Authority
Chief Executive Officer, Panama Canal Authority (ACP)
John-Paul Rathbone, Latin-America Editor, Financial Times
Latin-America Editor, Financial Times
Gil Rémillard
Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA); and Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Montreal
Ian Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Applied Technologies
Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Applied Technologies
Andrés Rozental
President, Rozental & Asociados; Eminent Ambassador of Mexico; Chairman, ArcelorMittal Mexico; Founding President, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI)
Ellis Rubinstein
President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences
Francisco J. Sánchez
Chairman, CNS Global Advisors; and Former Under Secretary for International Trade, United States Department of Commerce
Nicholas Sargen
Chief Economist and Senior Investment Advisor, Fort Washington Investment Advisors
Gary Shapiro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Richard J. Shea, President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Broadband
President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Broadband
Eric Silagy
President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)
Steve Sonberg
Managing Partner, Holland & Knight
William E. Soteroff, President, Keller Williams Worldwide
President, Keller Williams Worldwide
Tom Speechley, Partner and Head of Global Markets, The Abraaj Group; and Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America
Partner and Head of Global Markets, The Abraaj Group; and Chief Executive Officer of Abraaj North America
Jeffrey Steiner, Chief Executive Officer, New Franchise Media Inc.; and Board Member, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Chief Executive Officer, New Franchise Media Inc.; and Board Member, Export Development Canada (EDC)
William Talbert III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Miami Convention Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Miami Convention Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)
Douglas E. Turnbull
Vice Chairman and Country Head, Canada, DBRS
Matey Veissi, 2016 President, Florida Realtors
2016 President, Florida Realtors
Victor Villalobos, Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
Director General, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
Larry K. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Beacon Council
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Beacon Council
John Yearwood
Chairman, International Press Institute; and Former World Editor, Miami Herald
Stavros N. Yiannouka
Chief Executive Officer, World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) – Qatar Foundation

Photo Gallery

Financing Infrastructure: A Long-Term Perspective on Development
Financing Infrastructure: A Long-Term Perspective on Development
Carlos Giménez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Gary Shapiro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Andrés Rozental, Enrique García Rodríguez and Luis Almagro Lemes
Pre-Luncheon networking reception
Francisco Adolfo Cabrera being interviewed by Andrés Oppenheimer
Christopher Jamroz, Shaukat Aziz, Marek Belka and Tom Speechley
Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007)
Marek Belka, Governor, Central Bank of Poland
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
Thomas J. Donohue, President and Chief Executive Officer, United States Chamber of Commerce