2013 Speakers

2013 Speakers

List of confirmed participants
Speakers 
Diane Ablonczy
Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), Canada
Dean Asher
2013 President, Florida Realtors
Louis Audet
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc.
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007)
Perrin Beatty
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Vipul Bhagat
Manager, Public Private Partnerships for Transaction Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Maria Boyazny
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MB Global Partners
Palm Beach County President, Southeast Region Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (United States)
Chair, Dentons Canada
David Collenette
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (North America), and Vice President, CILT International; and Former Minister of Transport, Canada
E. Gerald Corrigan
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Chairman, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, and Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Silvio Crestana
Former President, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
Marshall Criser
President, AT&T Florida
Chris Cummings
Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK
Former Canadian Ambassador to Egypt, Indonesia and Pakistan
President and Chief Executive Officer, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Mark Emalfarb
President, CEO and Founder, Dyadic International Inc.
Founder and Managing Partner, Solam Group
John Felmy
Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute
William M.B. Fleming Jr.
President, Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBAU)
Lois Frankel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 22nd district
Leigh Gallagher
Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune magazine
Hage Geingob
Prime Minister of Namibia
Juan Carlos Gonzales
Vice-president, Foreign Investment, Proexport (Colombia)
Daniel Gross
Global Business Editor, Newsweek Daily Beast, Former Economics Editor at Yahoo! Finance
Már Guðmundsson
Governor, Central Bank of Iceland
Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernandez
Managing Director, North American Development Bank (NADB)
Chairman, ADIB CAPITAL, Managing Director Corporate Finance & Investor Relations, CARBON HOLDINGS, Chairman ASIA EGYPT Business Association (AEBA), and Member, Egyptian Stock Exchange EGX Index Committee
Mitch Higashi
Chief Economist, GE Healthcare
Chairman of the Latin American Region, FTI Consulting
Secretary General, Organization of American States (OAS) (United States)
Christopher Jamroz
President and Chief Operating Officer, GardaWorld Cash Services
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank
Secretary of Commerce, State of Florida; and President & Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Florida Inc.
Darlene Kostrub, Chief Executive Officer, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach
Chief Executive Officer, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach
André Laperrière
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Laura Lane
President, Global Public Affairs, UPS
President and Chairman, The Water Initiative
Head, Odebrecht Ambiental USA
Nan J. Morrison
President & CEO, Council for Economic Education
Jeri Muoio
Mayor, City of West Palm Beach
15th U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; Chairman, Council of the Americas; and Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates
A.J. Nicholson
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica
Matthew O'Brien
Associate Editor, The Atlantic
Santiago Peña
Member of the Board, Central Bank of Paraguay
Rick Perry
Governor of the State of Texas (United States)
Jorge Pesquera
President and CEO, Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sandra Pianalto
President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Jorge Quiroga
Former President, Republic of Bolivia
Gary Rabbior
President, Canadian Foundation for Economic Education
Minister of Energy and Mines, Nicaragua
Pamela Rauch
Vice President, Development and External Affairs, Florida Power & Light Company
Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Economic Forum of the Americas
Theodore Roosevelt IV
Managing Director, Investment Banking, and Chairman, Clean Tech Initiative, Barclays Capital
Chairman, CNS Global Advisor; and Former Under Secretary for International Trade, United States Department of Commerce
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Western & Southern Financial Group (United States)
Armen Sarkissian
Founding President, Eurasia House, and Former Prime Minister, Armenia
Dan Schulman
Group President for Enterprise Growth, American Express
Rick Scott, Governor of the State of Florida (United States)
Governor of the State of Florida (United States)
Eldar Shafir
William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University, and Member, President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability
Jorge Sicilia
Chief Group Economist and Director of Research, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)
Eric Silagy
President, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)
Thomas Sleight
President and CEO, US Grains Council (USGC)
Richard Sloane
Managing Partner, Ocean Via Realty
Kelly L. Smallridge
President and CEO, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
Jonathan Spector
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Conference Board (United States)
Gary Spulak
President of Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, New Franchise Media Inc.; and Board Member, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Secretary of Commerce, State of Florida; and President and Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Florida Inc. (United States)
Jean-Daniel Tordjman
Ambassador-at-Large France, Senior International Advisor, CEA-Technologies
Douglas E. Turnbull
Deputy Chairman, TD Securities; and Chair of the Board, The Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA)
Aryam Vázquez
Vice President, Global Emerging Markets Economist, International Group, Wells Fargo & Company
Julio Velarde
Governor, Central Bank of Peru
Daniel Vial
Advisor to the President, Sanofi
Clint Wilder
Senior Editor, Clean Edge; and Co-author of Clean Tech Nation and The Clean Tech Revolution
World Editor, the Miami Herald; Chairman, IPI North American Committee; Editor, Issues & Ideas, the Miami Herald

Photo Gallery

Jean-Jacques Bouya, Minister for Spatial Planning and Delegate-General for Major Public Works, Republic of the Congo
Amadou Diallo, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Freight
The Infrastructure Imperative: Financing for Development
Demetri Sevastopulo, Shaukat Aziz & Strobe Talbott
Christopher Jamroz, President and Chief Operating Officer, Garda World Cash Services
Global Economy: Growth in a Diverging World