What We Do

Applied Research

The IOA engages in research initiatives and projects that generate the knowledge to advance evidence-based policy practice and decision-making.

Convening Open Dialogue

Both at our extensive facilities and in major cities throughout the Americas, the Institute convenes industry and government leaders as well as representatives from academia and civil society for frank and open discussions to arrive and disseminate pragmatic solutions to pressing issues.

Training

Building on its network of experts throughout the Western Hemisphere and its research initiatives, the IOA organizes professional workshops for STEM students and instructors, young scholars,journalists, innovators, professionals, and others.

Experiential Learning

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ORGANIZING

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How We Work

For over 30 years, the Institute of the Americas has promoted dialogue and collaboration across the Western Hemisphere to foster sound public policies and to advance sustainable inclusive economic growth and prosperity. We are proud to be amongst the premier institutions on the West Coast of North America serving as a strategic center for vital exchanges, engagements and collaborations.

Established in 1983 as an independent non-profit organization, the Institute is known for its Energy Program, as well as for its Science Journalism and STEM Education Initiatives. Recognizing the importance for the economic prosperity and well-being of citizens of the hemisphere, in 2016 the Institute adopted a new strategy that focuses on Energy & Sustainability, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

The Institute of the Americas is a 501(c)(3) corporation registered in the State of California.  The Institute is not affiliated with UCSD, receives no funding from the University of California System, nor is it supported by the federal government.

History

In 1983, the Institute was founded by Theodore E. Gildred in collaboration with Richard Atkinson, then chancellor of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and president of the University of California. Gildred, a San Diego land developer and former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, established the original framework for the Institute. Since its inception, the Institute has been led by… (NAMES, YEARS)

The Institute has hosted numerous leaders from the Western Hemisphere, current or former, since its inception. These include Presidents Ernesto Zedillo, Felipe Calderón, and Vicente Fox (México), Leonel Fernández (Dominican Republic), Alejandro Toledo (Perú), Álvaro Uribe (Colombia), and Ricardo lagos (Chile). During the second half of 2016, the IOA hosted the Juan Gabriel Valdés, Ambassador of Chile to the United States, David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the U.S., and José Ángel Gurría, Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

Founder

Founder Name

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Founder, IOA

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Past Presidents

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