Past Events

Past Events


  Date/Time Event
Electrical Grid October 9, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
CID-ANUIES
Mexico City,
The Business Case for Community Engagement: Getting Prior Consultation Right in Mexico
Mexico’s energy reforms have opened important opportunities for a wide range of energy companies and across industry segments. But mastering engineering, operational and other technical risks will not be enough to guarantee successful and sustainable project development.
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October 4, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online
Web,
Webinar: Can Digital Technology Help Oil & Gas Organizations Accelerate Their Success
Join us for a webinar presentation on the digital development and implementation for the oil & gas industry featuring Walter Pesenti, Senior Vice President at Nathan Associates. The focus is on lessons learned, next steps, and building the business case for oil & gas organizations to accelerate their success through digital technology.
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September 25, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
Web,
Webinar: CFE’s Transformation and the Mexican Electric Market
For years leading up to the 2013/2014 structural reforms, Mexico’s electric sector faced major challenges ranging from high generation costs, a lack of investment on transmission and distribution lines and networks and limited renewable energy deployment.
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Central America Energy Security September 20, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Barcelo San Jose Hotel
San Jose, Costa Rica
Central America Energy Transition Roundtable
For years, Central America has sought to achieve energy security in a variety of manners. Countries have looked to a wide range of alternatives to replace imported oil including the possibility for natural gas and an enhanced role for renewable energy beyond hydroelectricity.
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Ecuador's Energy Sector Reorientation September 12, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Ecuador's Energy Sector Reorientation
Ecuador's Energy Sector Reorientation   A member of OPEC, Ecuador in many ways remains largely a hydrocarbons economy. The South...
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Teachers Stem August 12, 2018
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors
The Institute of the Americas Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors for high school instructors will be held August 13-18, 2018 on the University of California,...
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Webinar: Chile’s Energy Policy Roadmap – La Ruta Energética July 19, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Chile’s Energy Policy Roadmap – La Ruta Energética
Date: Thursday, 19 July 2018 Time: 9:00am San Diego (12:00 pm Santiago; GMT/UTC – 8 hours) PRESENTATION Over the last...
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Stem Summer Camp Event July 16, 2018
8:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists: Science & Innovation Summer Camp
The annual Science and Innovation Summer Camp, designed to underscore the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), will be held July 16-28, 2018 on the University of California, San Diego.
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Amb. Wayne June 30, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Why Mexico’s Election, NAFTA, and U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Important to You
Remarks by Earl Anthony Wayne Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (2011-2015) U.S.-Mexico relations seem to be nearing an inflection point....
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Cecilia Aguillon June 21, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Energy Transition Initiative and Solar Distributed Generation
Photovoltaic (PV) technology used presently dates back to the 1950´s when the first PV cell was made at Bell Labs...
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Webinar: 2018 BP Energy Outlook May 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: 2018 BP Energy Outlook
The global energy landscape is changing. What are the key factors influencing the shift in the energy mix and the...
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April 25, 2018
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas, Hojel Auditorium & Malamud Room in the Weaver Center
La Jolla, CA
Renewable Energy in the State of Jalisco, Mexico: Outlook for Project Opportunities and Partnerships
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Argentina 2018 Event March 21, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Hilton Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Argentina Energy Roundtable: Oil & Gas, Regional Integration & Energy Transition
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Long Term Regulatory Certainty In Mexico 2018 March 15, 2018
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Long-Term Regulatory Certainty in Mexico
Among the many critical pieces of the energy reform measures in Mexico are those that overhauled the nation’s energy regulatory...
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Mexico Oil And Gas Breakfast 2018 February 27, 2018
8:00 am - 11:30 am
Marriott Reforma Hotel
Mexico City,
Mexico Oil & Gas Breakfast: Infrastructure & Fuels Markets – A Complex Transition
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Webinar Climate Resilience Caribbean 2018 February 22, 2018
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Climate Resilience in the Caribbean: Building the Business Case
The 2017 hurricane season has put climate resilience in the Caribbean squarely on the front page. Hurricanes Irma and Maria...
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Quality Health Care Practices 2018 January 19, 2018
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Quality Health Care Practices in the California Bi-National Region
The Institute of the Americas and UC San Diego Health are honored to welcome Mexico’s Deputy General Manager and Chief...
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Trump Administration Latin America And Energy 2018 December 15, 2017
9:00 am - 10:45 am
National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
The Trump Administration, Latin America and Energy: Mexico, Natural Gas and LNG Exports
As global energy trade grows and the United States looks to expand oil and gas exports, Latin American countries provide...
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webinar State Intervention In Natural Gas Arg 2017 December 12, 2017
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: State Intervention in the Natural Gas Sector: Lessons Learned from Argentina
Given the evolution of its policy environment over the last 25 years, Argentina provides an excellent case study of the...
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Mexico Energy Transition 2018 December 8, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Mexico City – Marriott Reforma
Mexico City , Distrito Federal
Mexico Energy Transition Breakfast: Electric Outlook & Renewable Market Development
Mexico’s Energy Transition Law, approved in December 2015, set forth revised regulations for the sustainable use of energy and established...
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Opportunities In Engineering and Business 2017 December 6, 2017
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Institute of the Americas, Hojel Auditorium & Malamud Room in the Weaver Center
La Jolla, CA
Opportunities in Engineering & Business – What can STEM do for you?
The Institute of the Americas is collaborating with the San Diego Unified STEAM Leadership Series, the San Diego Unified School...
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Webinar LNG And Natural Gas In Central America 2017 November 21, 2017
12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: LNG and Natural Gas in Central America: El Salvador and the Energía del Pacífico Project
Central America continues on a path to diversification of its energy matrix with important projects that will move the region...
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Brazil Energy Roundtable 2017 November 8, 2017
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
JW Marriott Hotel Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil Energy Roundtable: Gas & Power and Disruptors
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Francisco Palmieri United States Engagement in the Americas 2017 October 30, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
United States Engagement in the Americas
Presentation and discussion on critical issues in the Americas featuring: Francisco Palmieri Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere...
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October 27, 2017
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Riding Latin America’s New Privatization Wave
Latin America has begun to ride what may be described as a new privatization wave. The region is reemerging from...
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Panama Energy Roundtable 2017 September 28, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Panama Marriott Hotel
Panama City,
Panama Energy Roundtable: The Role of LNG and Natural Gas
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Webinar Brazil On The Clock 2017 September 21, 2017
1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Brazil on the Clock – Insights on the Upstream Auctions
Seeking to regain investor interest in Brazil’s upstream, last October the Brazilian Congress overhauled regulations for the country’s oil and...
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Innovation And Culture At The Border 2017 September 12, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Innovation and Culture at the Border
The Institute of the Americas and the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program cordially invite you to join us for...
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Webinar Mexicos Clean Energy Market Reform 2017 August 24, 2017
9:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico´s Clean Energy Market Reform: Results so far and perspectives
In 2013, the Government of Mexico began a series of constitutional reforms aimed at unleashing the nation’s energy sector and...
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Teachers Science Workshop August 13, 2017
5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Teaching the Next Generation of Scientists: Science Instructors Professional Workshop
Date: August 13-18, 2017 For more information please contact Luisa Reyes. U.S. Department of State Registration | U.S./ Cuban Instructors...
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Webinar Unconventionals In Latin America 2017 August 3, 2017
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Unconventionals in Latin America: Updates from Mexico and Colombia
The continued volatility and lower-for-longer oil price environment, among other factors, has reduced some of the attention from Latin America’s...
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Chile Event July 25, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Santiago Marriott Hotel, Santiago, Chile
Las Condes, Santiago
Disruptors and Energy Transition Forum
Schedule: 8:30 - 9:00 am Registration and Welcome Coffee 9:00am - 4:00 pm Presentations and Panel Discussions Contact: Diana Rodriguez...
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July 9, 2017
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists: Science & Innovation Summer Camp
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Webinar Digital Transformation And The Hype Cycle 2018 July 6, 2017
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Digital Transformation and the Hype Cycle: Where are we today and what is different?
The march of innovation and transformation in the global energy business shows no sign of ebbing. Industry and government alike...
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Webinar Why Renwable Fuels 2017 June 9, 2017
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Why Renewable Fuels – An Economic and Environmental Assessment
Donald Trump praised the role for renewable fuels and underscored their importance for “America’s economy and to our energy independence.”...
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La Jolla Energy Conference May 24, 2017
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla, CA
La Jolla Energy Conference
For over 25 years the Institute of the Americas has established a reputation as being an honest broker of dialogue...
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Latin America’s Oil & Gas Outlook April 20, 2017
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar, The Race to the Top: Latin America’s Oil & Gas Outlook
The success in Mexico’s deepwater auction and Pemex joint venture last December may prove a harbinger of a more positive...
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Geothermal Visit April 4, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Mexican Geothermal Opportunities Workshop
Mexico’s geothermal sector is poised for growth with a new regulatory and investment framework now in place. The new framework...
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Argentina Transition March 30, 2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Hilton Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Argentina Energy Roundtable - How to balance economic growth and energy infrastructure
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March 17, 2017
12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar, Crude Nation: Venezuela’s Oil Outlook
There is little debate over the extent of the natural resource potential that lies below ground in Venezuela. And the...
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March 13, 2017
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Special webinar focused on Mexico’s geothermal sector
Please join us on Monday, March 13 at 10am San Diego for a special webinar focused on Mexico’s geothermal sector...
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Mexico Transition February 28, 2017
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mexico City – Marriott Reforma
Mexico City , Distrito Federal
Mexico Energy Transition Roundtable 2017
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Webinar Sustainable Project Finance 2017 February 15, 2017
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar Sustainable Project Finance: Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Risk
From Colombia to Chile to Brazil there are myriad examples of major energy projects across the hemisphere that have been...
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Webinar Us Mexico Energy Outlook Trump 2017 January 27, 2017
8:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: US-Mexico Energy Outlook under the Trump Administration
As the Trump administration takes office, and with the intense spotlight on US-Mexico relations, it is important to consider and...
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December 6, 2016
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Taking Stock Of Mexico’s Upstream Reform: Deepwater, Pemex And Institutions
Since the historic constitutional amendment of December 2013, there have been a series of important milestones along the path to...
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November 29, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Brazil’s Oil & Gas Regulatory Overhaul
Date: Tuesday, November 29 Time: 10:00am San Diego (4:00 pm Rio de Janeiro; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) Contact: Jacqueline Sanchez PRESENTATION...
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Angel Gurria and Jamal Khokhar November 11, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Launching Our New Path Forward And Hosting Angel Gurría
Keynote Address and Discussion with: José Ángel Gurría, Secretary-General for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Receiving the...
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Colombia Transition November 9, 2016
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
JW Marriott Hotel Bogota
Bogota,
Colombia Energy & Sustainability Roundtable
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November 3, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Chile's Energy Transformation
Date: Thursday, November 3 Time: 11:00am San Diego (3:00 pm Santiago; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) Contact: Jacqueline Sanchez PRESENTATION Chile’s energy...
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October 13, 2016
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Mexico Energy Transition Roundtable
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October 11, 2016
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
A conversation with Ambassador of Chile to the United States H. E. Juan Gabriel Valdés
"Reforms in Chile: Obstacles and Opportunities" A conversation with Ambassador of Chile to the United StatesH. E. Juan Gabriel ValdésTuesday,...
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September 14, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
BlueTech Mixer with XPRIZE
More than two-thirds of our planet is covered by water. We have explored only 5% of the oceans. Join us...
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September 14, 2016
9:00 am
Belmond Miraflores Park
Miraflores, Lima
Peru Energy and Sustainability Roundtable: The New Administration and Regional Integration
EVENT PHOTO GALLERY Gonzalo Tamayo Minister of Energy and Mines of Peru Máximo Pacheco Minister of Energy of Chile This...
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August 25, 2016
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Assessing the Independence of Energy Regulators in Chile, Peru and Mexico
Date: Thursday, August 25 Time: 10:00am San Diego (12:00 pm Mexico City; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) Contact: Jacqueline Sanchez PRESENTATION One...
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Washington Event August 11, 2016
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
US-Latin America Energy Trade & Cooperation: What does the new administration mean for Oil, Natural Gas, and Renewable Energy?
EVENT PHOTO GALLERY How Will US Energy Policy Shifts Alter Relations with Latin America? President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to...
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August 2, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: The Paris Agreement – Emissions Reductions Commitments and Implications for the Hemisphere
Date: Tuesday, August 2 Time: 11:00am San Diego (12:00 pm Mexico City; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) PRESENTATION The Paris Agreement...
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July 22, 2016
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Panama Briefing with US Ambassador John Feeley
Panama has long been a key center for international commerce and trade while the country’s economy has consistently been one...
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June 21, 2016
All Day
Institute of the Americas, Hojel Auditorium & Malamud Room in the Weaver Center
La Jolla, CA
Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism 2016
AGENDA (PDF) Reporters and editors will meet with leading scientists from world renowned research centers such as the Salk Institute for...
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June 15, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Argentina’s Oil & Gas Sector
Date: June 15 Time: 10:00am San Diego (GMT/UTC - 8 hours)  PRESENTATION Mauricio Macri’s election in late 2015 sent shockwaves across the...
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May 25, 2016
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
XXV La Jolla Energy Conference
For twenty-five years, the Institute of the Americas Energy Program has brought together thought leaders from government, industry, and civil...
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May 23, 2016
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Geopolitics of Energy 2016
Timed to coincide with the Institute’s 25th annual La Jolla Energy Conference, participants will interact with expert presenters on a wide...
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May 9, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: BP Energy Outlook - 2016 edition
Date: Monday, May 9 Time: 12:00pm San Diego (3:00pm Washington, DC; GMT/UTC – 7 hours) Contact: Jacqueline Sanchez PRESENTATION (PDF) What...
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March 18, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico’s Experience with Clean Energy
Date: March 18 Time: 10:00am San Diego (11:00 am Mexico City; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) Contact: Jacqueline Sanchez PRESENTATION Last December,...
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March 9, 2016
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Hilton Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Argentina Energy Roundtable: Oil & Gas, Renewables and Sustainability
AGENDA | PRESENTATIONS | PHOTOS This executive roundtable will assess Argentina’s unconventional resource potential against the backdrop of global energy...
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February 18, 2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Guatemala Electric Sector Update
Date: February 18 Time: 9:00am San Diego (11am Guatemala City; GMT/UTC - 8 hours) Contact: Diana Rodriguez PRESENTATION ENERGIA EOLICA EN...
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December 15, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar:Brazil’s Oil Outlook
PRESENTATION Brazil’s immense oil potential is well-known. Since the discovery of the pre-salt in 2007, the nation’s energy prospects have...
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December 8, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico’s New Electricity Market
PRESENTATION On September 8, Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (SENER) published the final guidelines for Mexico’s new Wholesale Electric Market. With...
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December 3, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
Panel: Energy Policymaking & Regional Energy Integration in the Western Hemisphere
PHOTOS Regional energy integration has long been a goal of policymakers, international development agencies and investors across our hemisphere. The...
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November 18, 2015
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mexico City – Marriott Reforma
Mexico City , Distrito Federal

PRESENTATIONS For over 20 years, the Institute of the Americas has convened critical energy policy discussions in Mexico. Global and...
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November 16, 2015
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Investigative Journalism
This five-day professional workshop will offer training sessions on investigating financial/white-collar crime stories, organized crime, high-profile political figures and environmental...
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November 4, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Energy and Elections in Argentina
PRESENTATION On October 25, Argentines will vote for a new president. With current president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner unable to...
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October 30, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico’s Round One Update
PRESENTATION Lourdes Melgar Extended Q&A On September 30, Mexico received economic proposals for the second tender as part of the...
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October 23, 2015
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
JW Marriott Hotel Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil Energy Roundtable – Dawn of a new energy era?
AGENDA PRESENTATIONS Sylvie D’Apote Lavinia Hollanda Fernando Homem Melissa Mathias Décio Oddone Paulo Valois Altino Ventura For years, Brazil has...
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October 15, 2015
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego, CA
Canada’s Ambassador to the US Gary Doer on Visions of North American Economic Competitiveness from Energy to Smart Border
Through the collaboration between the Institute of the Americas, UC San Diego and the Smart Border Coalition, Envision 2020 offered...
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September 28, 2015
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Gangs, Youth and Demand Reduction: Protecting High-Risk Teens from Organized Crime
Read Article This workshop focuses on the correlation between the use of controlled substances, youth violence and gang activity, as...
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September 22, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
SENTRI at 20 ENVISION 2020
SENTRI has been essential to the economic growth and viability of our bi-national region. By 2020, the demand on the...
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September 22, 2015
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Panama Marriott Hotel
Panama City,
Panama Energy Roundtable: How to balance economic growth and energy infrastructure
PHOTOS PRESENTATIONS Roberto Meana Melendez ASEP Susana Pinilla CAF In April, Panama hosted the Seventh Summit of the Americas, an...
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September 9, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Cheap Oil? Making Sense of a Competitive Oil Market
PRESENTATION After a dramatic drop in oil price in 2014, the global oil market has settled into a period of...
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August 17, 2015
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Teaching the Next Generation of Scientists: Professional Workshop for Latin American Science Instructors
The Institute of the Americas will host 30 high school teachers from Latin America at this idea-generating program designed to...
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August 14, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico's Round One - What's Next?
PRESENTATION Mexico’s first Round One oil and gas tender, justly lauded for success of the process, raised significant questions over...
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August 7, 2015
9:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Mexico’s Midterm Elections and the Shifting Political Environment
Mexico’s midterm elections evidenced a rapidly evolving society. Whereas in the past only about 8% of Mexican voters split their...
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July 29, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar:The Future of Natural Gas in Venezuela
PRESENTATION Natural gas in Venezuela rarely grabs headlines but its abundance warrants analysis. According to the US Energy Information Administration,...
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July 29, 2015
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism 2015
Reporters and editors will meet leading scientists from world renowned research centers such as The Brain Observatory, and Scripps Institution...
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July 15, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Peru’s Energy Outlook 2030
PRESENTATIONS Pedro Gamio Eleodoro Mayorga Fredy Vargas As Peru strives to continue growing its economy, the country must also address...
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July 12, 2015
All Day
Institute of the Americas, Hojel Auditorium & Malamud Room in the Weaver Center
La Jolla, CA
Science Summer Camp 2015
July 12-24, 2015 The Institute of the Americas Science and Innovation Summer Camp for Latin American high school students (14-18...
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June 26, 2015
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Renewable Energy in Mexico’s Northern Border Region
PRESENTATION Jonathan Pinzón REPORT Renewable Energy Mexicos Northern Border Region The Energy Reform marks the beginning of a new era...
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June 25, 2015
5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Community Roundtable: Gen. John F. Kelly, Commander of Southern Command
We’re honored to invite you to a community roundtable conversation with General John F. Kelly, the commander of the U.S. Southern...
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June 23, 2015
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Santiago Marriott Hotel, Santiago, Chile
Las Condes, Santiago
Chile Energy Roundtable: Energy Efficiency, Interconnection & Communities
AGENDA  |  PHOTOS Marcelo Tokman Presentation Upon assuming office in early 2014, Chilean president Michele Bachelet set forth a series...
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June 19, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Peruvian Ambassador Castilla: Pacific Trade Blocs and the Peruvian Economy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Pacific Alliance are shaping up to be transformative agreements on trade and integration in the...
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June 15, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Renewable Energy in Colombia
PRESENTATION Colombia’s renewable energy potential has received relatively little attention. Yet given the nation’s considerable geothermal, solar and wind prospects,...
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May 20, 2015
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
XXIV La Jolla Energy Conference
Each May, thought leaders from across the Western Hemisphere meet in La Jolla to present policy updates and outlooks on...
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May 11, 2015
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
US-Cuba Rapprochement: with Dr. Richard Feinberg
While US-Cuba relations seemed interminably mired in the Cold War, changes since December 17 have been astonishing, with both nations...
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April 14, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: BP North America Energy Outlook 2035.
PRESENTATION What will the next two decades bring for the energy sectors in Canada, the United States and Mexico? Does...
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April 9, 2015
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mexico City – Marriott Reforma
Mexico City , Distrito Federal
Mexico Electricity Roundtable
In just over a year since Mexico launched a major overhaul of its energy sector, the country has made huge...
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March 27, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Morton’s Steak House
Miami, Florida
East meets West: Miami as a Gateway for China’s Investment in Latin America
As China increases its economic presence in Latin America, we will examine Miami’s evolving role as a gateway city for...
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March 26, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Brazil’s Power Sector Outlook
PRESENTATION Over the last several months, Latin America’s largest economy and aspiring energy superpower has gone through a tumultuous election...
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March 24, 2015
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
Washington, D.C.
China's Foreign Policy in a New Era of Sino-Latin American Relations
China has become a major economic and political force in Latin America. Chinese leader Xi Jinping has made two trips...
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March 24, 2015
All Day
Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Resort
St. Thomas,
Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium
                                        Caribbean Central American Action, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the...
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March 19, 2015
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Hilton Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Argentina Energy Roundtable: Vaca Muerta & Beyond
Agenda PRESENTATIONS Ana Paula Ares Nicolas Gadano Juan Garoby Favio Jeambeaut Jorge Pena Rodolfo Santangelo Gustavo Schettini For years, Argentina...
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March 18, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: A First Look at Mexico’s Planned Wholesale Electricity Market
PRESENTATION The Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER) has now published an initial draft of proposed Market Guidelines (Bases del Mercado) for Mexico’s...
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March 4, 2015
2:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Increasing Binational Science and Technology Business, and Joint Research Center and University Partnerships
This roundtable will highlight the United States’ push to expand U.S. – Brazil commercial, trade and investment relations with a...
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March 2, 2015
3:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Executive Roundtable: Pres. Obama’s Trade Agenda and the San Diego Economy
What is the current state of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), or “fast-track” authority?  How does the TPA relate to...
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February 17, 2015
6:30 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Obama, the Americas & the 2016 Latino Vote
Several recent major policy initiatives by President Obama – administrative action on immigration and the move to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations...
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February 12, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hilton Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo,
6th Annual Dominican Republic Energy Roundtable
Agenda For over 6 years, the Institute of the Americas’ annual Dominican Republic Energy Roundtable has created a space to...
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February 6, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico's Round One Update – Shallow Water Tender and Beyond
PRESENTATIONS Mexico Round One Agenda   |  Presentation Lourdes Melgar On December 11, Mexico launched the first phase in its inaugural oil...
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January 23, 2015
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: The Future of Renewable Energy in Mexico
PRESENTATIONS IOA Webinar Presentation   |  SENER   |  Zuma   2015 is shaping up to be Mexico’s energy year. Yet with much of the international...
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January 13, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Cross Border Energy Forum
PRESENTATIONS Francisco Javier Orduno Rafael Alcalde Navarro Robert Oglesby On January 13, the Institute of the Americas Energy Program brought...
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December 18, 2014
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico’s Round One – Assessing the shallow water tender, contract terms and competition
PRESENTATION On December 11, Mexico launched a historic international tender for 14 shallow water blocks as part of the Round...
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December 9, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Plummeting Oil Prices and Venezuela’s Energy Outlook
PRESENTATION Amid the turmoil that has characterized Venezuela in the last year, the energy sector has often been lost in...
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December 3, 2014
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Diabetes and the Latino Community
PRESENTATIONS Diabetes is a daunting public health issue in the U.S.: more than 29 million Americans have been diagnosed with...
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December 2, 2014
6:00 pm
Marquis Reforma Hotel
Mexico City,
Mexico Energy Roundtable
Agenda Sponsorship SENER and SHCP Presentations For over 15 years, the Institute of the Americas’ annual Mexico Energy Roundtable has...
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November 13, 2014
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hilton Princess Hotel
San Salvador,
El Salvador Energy Roundtable
PRESENTATIONS This one-day executive roundtable will focus on the energy policies of the recently inaugurated administration of President Salvador Sanchez...
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November 10, 2014
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Investigative Journalism
This five-day professional workshop will offer training sessions on investigating financial/white-collar crime stories, organized crime, high-profile political figures and environmental...
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October 22, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Energy & Community Engagement in Colombia – Mutually Beneficial Relationships
PRESENTATION As Colombia’s energy sector has grown in size and sophistication, the economic benefits have increasingly been countered by community...
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October 16, 2014
8:30 am - 5:15 pm
CASS headquarters
Beijing, Dong Cheng Qu,
Investing in Latin America: Opportunities and Lessons Learned
BEIJING – China is working to deepen ties with Latin America.   President Xi Jinping made a four-nation tour of Latin...
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October 13, 2014
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
International Diaspora Engagement Alliance – Diaspora Tour
AGENDA Part of a series of events hosted by the International Diaspora Engagement Alliance (IDEA), join the Institute of the...
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October 6, 2014
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Central American Unaccompanied Minors: Country of Origin Initiatives
LISTEN TO PODCAST U.S. Customs and Border Protection estimates that thus far in 2014, more than 66,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed...
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October 6, 2014
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Gangs, Youth and Demand Reduction: Protecting High-Risk Teens from Organized Crime
This workshop focuses on the correlation between the use of controlled substances, youth violence and gang activity, as well as...
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October 1, 2014
8:30 am - 10:00 am
The University of Texas’ The Archer Center
Washington, D.C.
Geopolitics of Natural Gas in the Western Hemisphere
The United States’ resurgence as a major oil and gas producer has been well-documented. More importantly, arguments abound that exportation...
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September 9, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Radisson Royal Hotel
Bogotá,
Colombia Energy Roundtable: Balancing Investment and Community Engagement
President Juan Manuel Santos begins his second term with questions swirling around Colombia’s energy outlook. In the decade since overhauling...
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August 26, 2014
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
JW Marriott Hotel Lima
Miraflores, Lima,
Peru Energy Roundtable: Opportunities and Lessons Learned for Natural Gas as Camisea Marks 10 Years of Production
Agenda This August marks the tenth anniversary of natural gas production from Camisea and 31 years since its discovery. It...
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August 20, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Mexico’s New Energy Regulatory Landscape and the Role of CRE
Presentation Mexico’s energy reform process continues to dominate the headlines. The constitutional amendments and secondary legislation aim to overhaul every...
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August 19, 2014
6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Executive Roundtable: Mexico’s Economic Outlook
While Mexico receives continual accolades in the international press for strides made in the national reform agenda and for the...
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July 23, 2014
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk: Transparency in the Mexican Educational System
LISTEN TO PODCAST Mexico spends more per student than most industrialized nations and yet exhibits the lowest levels of academic...
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July 23, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Shale in Mexico – Separating Fact from Fiction
Presentation Join us on July 23 at 11am San Diego time for a virtual panel as we seek to separate...
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July 14, 2014
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Summer Science and Innovation Camps
Contact us | Science Camp Application (In Spanish) The Institute of the Americas Science and Innovation Summer Camp for Latin American high school...
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July 8, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Natural Gas in Peru – Camisea and Beyond
Presentation Peru’s energy matrix has changed markedly in the decade since the Camisea natural gas project began production. Camisea now...
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July 2, 2014
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Four Seasons Hotel Houston-The Austin Room (Third Floor)
Houston, TX
Industry Breakfast with Chile Minister of Energy
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June 24, 2014
12:00 am
Hotel Intercontinental Las Condes
LAS CONDES • SANTIAGO,
Chile Energy Roundtable: How can Chile reduce energy costs?
Agenda Report On May 15, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced her administration’s “energy agenda.” The plan seeks to avoid an...
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June 10, 2014
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk with Aguascalientes Governor Carlos Lozano de la Torre
Long known for its agriculture and natural landscapes, the state of Aguascalientes is becoming increasingly lauded for its high-tech manufacturing...
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June 9, 2014
All Day
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism
Reporters and editors will meet leading scientists from world renowned research centers such as The Brain Observatory, and Scripps Institution...
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June 4, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Does California have a fracking future?
Shale oil and gas production is changing the US energy landscape. But how states have managed policies dealing with hydraulic...
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May 24, 2014
12:00 am
Havana, Cuba
Havana,
2014 Cuba Educational and Policy Trip
Agenda From May 24th to 31st, 2014, the Institute will convene a delegation to explore policy in Havana and surrounding...
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May 21, 2014
12:00 am
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla, CA
XXIII La Jolla Energy Conference
For twenty-three years, the Institute of the Americas has convened a high-level hemispheric energy summit known as “The La Jolla...
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May 14, 2014
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk with Dr. David Shirk: Organized Crime, Citizen Security and Civic Engagement
Mexico’s security crisis and high levels of criminal violence pose a threat to the Mexican state and to citizens. For...
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May 5, 2014
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
East meets West – An Introduction to Latin America: Chinese Business Executive Training Workshop
Two-week professional workshop in La Jolla, California and Mexico City, Mexico Learn from regional experts about the economics and politics...
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April 30, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: The Future of Natural Gas in Brazil
PRESENTATION  In the last few years, Brazil has emerged as an important hydrocarbons player in the Western Hemisphere, largely due...
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April 24, 2014
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Border Modernization and the Economy: an Inside Look
Earlier this year, the San Ysidro border modernization project received a boost of more than $200 million, a boon to...
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April 8, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
The Global Resource Game and the Future of Energy
As its economy flourishes, China is engaged in a far-flung quest for natural resources across the globe. Beijing’s appetite for...
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April 7, 2014
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Citizens & Crime: Engaging Citizens in Community Security
This workshop will look at successful models in Latin America that involve citizens the struggle against criminality. Heavy emphasis will...
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March 31, 2014
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
The Innovation Hub Training Workshop
Photos | Agenda Learn how to inspire entrepreneurs, support start-ups, understand what investors are looking for now, foster a collaborative...
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March 25, 2014
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Institute President Charles Shapiro on the Unrest in Venezuela
While the world is focused on Ukraine, the unrest in Venezuela continues.  Despite  the Maduro government’ s crackdown on protestors...
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March 18, 2014
12:00 am
Sheraton Montevideo
Montevideo,
Southern Cone Energy Roundtable
Agenda Extreme weather conditions in the Southern Cone over the last several months have burdened electric grids and energy infrastructure...
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March 13, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Canada’s Oil Sands: Prospects and Challenges for 2014
PRESENTATION Canada’s energy outlook is undergoing an important evolution. The country is a world class hydrocarbon player and the United...
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March 10, 2014
6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Cuba: Raúl, Reforms and the Road Ahead
As economic reforms in Cuba gain momentum, a small yet growing private sector is emerging, Cubans can buy and sell...
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March 5, 2014
1:00 pm - 5:45 pm
University of Southern California, Davidson Center
Los Angeles, CA
NAFTA at Twenty: Trade, Transformation and the China Factor
Agenda This half-day workshop will analyze the outcomes of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) from the standpoint of changes that...
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February 19, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Josefina Vázquez Mota, "El sueño que unió la frontera"
We are proud to host Josefina Vázquez Mota, arguably the most prominent woman in Mexican politics, the evening of Feb. 19...
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February 13, 2014
12:00 am
Hilton Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo,
Forum on the Outlook for Natural Gas in the Caribbean
Caribbean countries have traditionally depended upon oil-derived products for the bulk of their energy needs often with deleterious effects. Nowhere...
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February 12, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Venezuela’s Energy Outlook at the Maduro Administration’s One Year Mark
Almost one year since the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and election of Nicolás Maduro, questions continue to swirl...
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January 24, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Transforming Mexico’s Power Sector
Presentation 2014 is shaping up to be a big year for Mexico's electric sector. Sweeping energy reforms passed in December...
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December 17, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Energy reform in Mexico – On Paradigm shifts, game changers and unleashing Aztec Tigers
On December 12, Mexico’s Congress passed legislation aimed at a major overhaul of the nation’s energy sector. Join us for...
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December 10, 2013
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Brazil’s Energetic 2013
Presentations Brazil’s energy sector has continued to capture the headlines in 2013. The year began with a drought and corresponding...
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December 7, 2013
12:00 am
Havana, Cuba
Havana,
Cuba Educational and Policy Trip
Agenda | Contact From December 7th to December 14th, 2013, the Institute will convene a delegation to explore policy in Havana,...
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December 4, 2013
12:00 am
Hilton Princess Hotel
San Salvador,
Nicaragua Energy Roundtable
Based upon current trends for 2013, the portion of Nicaragua’s electric generation derived from renewable sources will be on the...
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November 18, 2013
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Ocean View Ballroom of the Hotel del Coronado
Coronado, CA
Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration
The Board of Directors of the Institute of the Americas cordially invites you to the Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration at...
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November 14, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Mining, Electric Power and Social Inclusion: Challenges and Opportunities for Chile and Peru
Grab your lunch and join us for this joint Institute of the Americas & CILAS brown bag panel discussion with David...
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November 12, 2013
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: BP North America Energy Outlook 2030
Presentation In the last five years, unconventional resource development has dramatically changed North America’s energy outlook. In particular, the shale...
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October 24, 2013
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
BREAKING NEWS: How San Diego news organizations cover Tijuana and the U.S.-Mexico border
San Diego and Tijuana comprise a region of nearly 5 million people but the two cities are often worlds apart....
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October 15, 2013
12:00 am
CASS headquarters
Beijing, Dong Cheng Qu,
China and the Americas: A Partnership of Power in the Global Energy Market
Agenda (English) Agenda (Español) Agenda (Chinese) China will become the world's largest importer of crude oil in October 2013, surpassing the U.S....
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October 2, 2013
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
San José, Costa Rica – Real InterContinental Hotel
San José,
2nd Annual Forum on Prospects for LNG and Natural Gas in Central America
Agenda/Participant List | Contact In recent years, the so-called “golden era” of natural gas has sent ripples across the energy world. More...
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September 18, 2013
12:00 am
San José, Costa Rica – Radisson Hotel
San José,
Secured Transactions Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean 2013
What is one of the single largest barriers to growth for SMEs in the developing world?  The lack of access...
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September 9, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Conversations with Ambassador Lisa Kubiske
The Institute of the Americas is honored to host an evening with Ambassador Lisa Kubiske, the United States Ambassador to...
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September 9, 2013
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Gangs, Youth and Demand Reduction: Protecting High-Risk Teens from Organized Crime
 Agenda| Contact us This workshop focuses on the correlation between the use of controlled substances, youth violence and gang activity, as...
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August 28, 2013
12:00 am
MIDIS – San Isidro, Lima
San Isidro, Lima,
Roundtable on Social Inclusion in Peru
Agenda Sponsorship Peru has experienced astonishing economic growth over the last decade, and it is more important than ever to focus...
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August 27, 2013
12:00 am
Belmond Miraflores Park
Miraflores, Lima
Peru Energy Roundtable
Presentations Agenda Peru’s economy has boomed over the last several years with average annual GDP growth of 6%. This economic...
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August 24, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Flavors of the Americas
Come join us for a special evening featuring: • Concert by Madame Ur y sus Hombres* (cabaret-jazz vocalist) • Impromptu...
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August 22, 2013
12:00 am
ECLAC Headquarters, Santiago Chile
Vitacura, Santiago de Chile,
Doing Business with China: The Latin America Experience
The Institute of the Americas, in collaboration with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the U.N. Economic Commission on...
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August 20, 2013
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Energy Reform in Mexico 2013
On August 12, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto set forth his government’s much-anticipated proposal for energy reform. The plan submitted...
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August 14, 2013
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Panama Canal Expansion and Outlook for LNG
Presentation The Panama Canal expansion project has attracted much interest across the Western Hemisphere and the globe for its potential...
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August 1, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk: the Changing Face of Mexico’s Drug War with author Ricardo Ainslie
Just days after Mexican Marines arrested the brutal leader of the Zetas cartel, Ricardo Ainslie will discuss the challenges that...
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July 22, 2013
12:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Technology, Science, and Innovation: A Pathway to Development
The Institute of the Americas is delighted to host an executive lunch with Dr. Frances Colón. Dr. Frances Colón is the...
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July 15, 2013
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Summer Science and Innovation Camp
The Institute of the Americas Science and Innovation Summer Camp for Latin American high school students (14-18 years old) will...
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July 2, 2013
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
José Galicot unveils Tijuana Innovadora 2014: Unleashing the Mexican Diaspora
Since its inception, Tijuana Innovadora has proved a powerful display of the positive aspects of the city of Tijuana and what the...
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July 2, 2013
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: LNG in the Americas
Presentation Goncalves, an LNG expert quoted in the New York Times, will discuss the implications associated with increased US natural gas production...
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June 10, 2013
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism
Reporters and editors will meet leading scientists from world-renowned research centers such as University of California, San Diego, and the...
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May 20, 2013
12:00 am
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla, CA
The La Jolla Energy Conference
Each May, the Institute of the Americas convenes its annual energy event, known as “The La Jolla Conference.” The 2013...
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May 16, 2013
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Geopolitics of Energy
Contact us Timed to coincide with the Institute’s 22 nd annual La Jolla Energy Conference, participants will interact with expert presenters...
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May 7, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
USAID Assistant Administrator Mark Feierstein talks about Obama’s development priorities in Latin America
The Institute of the Americas is delighted to host a talk with Mark Feierstein, the U.S. Agency for International Development...
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May 1, 2013
2:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Canada and the Americas: A Partnership for Global Competitiveness
The Institute of the Americas will hold a conference to examine how collaboration with Canada can help us to build...
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April 30, 2013
6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk with Dr. Shannon O’Neil: US-Mexico Relations on the Eve of the Obama-Peña Nieto Summit
The Institute of the Americas and the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies are pleased to host a Tequila Talk with Shannon...
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April 27, 2013
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Cross-Border Science Journalism Workshop
Agenda (English) | Agenda (Español) FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK A first-of-its kind workshop to create and strengthen cross-border exchanges for journalists...
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April 24, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Conversations with Chilean legal expert Clara Szczaranski
What separates Chile from the rest of the pack when it comes to sustained economic growth? Ms. Szczaranski will discuss...
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April 24, 2013
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Jorge López de Cárdenas (Schlumberger) on Energy and Technology in Mexico
Presentation Join us for a discussion on the role of technology in Mexico’s energy sector with Jorge López de Cárdenas,...
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April 11, 2013
12:00 am
JW Marriott Hotel Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil Natural Gas Roundtable
Drought conditions have focused the spotlight on Brazil’s energy sector and have brought to the fore important questions with regards...
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April 2, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Venezuela after Chavez
Institute President and former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela Charles S. Shapiro talks about the implications of the upcoming presidential election....
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March 26, 2013
11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Webinar: Energy and the Economy in Mexico: a discussion with Dr. Juan Pardinas (IMCO)
Presentation Energy security is fundamental for Mexico’s economic well-being and competitiveness. Yet the country has frequently been characterized by a...
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March 18, 2013
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
U.S. Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson on U.S. policy toward Latin America in President Obama’s second term.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson is the top State Department official responsible for policy...
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March 14, 2013
10:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
El Salvador 350 MW Bid Round Webinar
Join us for a presentation and discussion of the bid round for 350 MW of firm power and its associated...
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March 12, 2013
4:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
The Absent Stone: Documentary film screening and Q&A with director Jesse Lerner
The Institute of the Americas is honored to open a 10-day documentary film festival organized by Ambulante, a non-profit organization...
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February 27, 2013
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mexico City – Marriott Reforma
Mexico City , Distrito Federal
Mexico Energy Security Forum
Agenda| Repot Mexico’s energy security is fundamental for the nation’s economic well-being and competitiveness. The sector must support and further the...
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February 20, 2013
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Omni Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
China-Latin America Trade on the Pacific Rim: Opportunities in a New Economic Era
AGENDA What’s the best way to break into the Chinese market? What are the possibilities and pitfalls? On Feb. 20,...
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February 14, 2013
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Border Conference on the US-Mexico Competitiveness Agenda
AGENDA The Institute of the Americas, in partnership with the Council of the Americas, will hold a Border Conference on the...
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January 31, 2013
12:00 am
CEI-RD, Centro de Exportacion e Inversion de Republica Dominicana, Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo,
Energy and the New Administration in the Dominican Republic
Presentations | Agenda | Sponsorship | Contact The Danilo Medina government assumed office in August. Topping the list of priority policy areas for the new administration...
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January 29, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Spotlight on Innovation and Trade: with UCSD Chancellor Khosla
As one of the cornerstones of our community, UCSD is an invaluable asset, educating the leaders of the next generation...
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January 17, 2013
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Cross Border Renewable Energy Certification Stakeholder Workshop
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December 13, 2012
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Brazil correspondent Gary Neeleman presents his research on US-Brazil links
Please join us December 13 for a discussion of Gary Neeleman’s trilogy exploring the US-Brazilian relationship from 1876 through World...
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December 6, 2012
12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Executive roundtable with Dr. Jon Andrus to discuss public health challenges and solutions in the Americas
We are honored to host Dr. Jon Kim Andrus of the Pan American Health Organization as he discusses public health challenges and solutions in...
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November 28, 2012
2:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Brazilian Ambassador to China, Clodoaldo Hugueney, talks about China as an Emerging Regional Power
Ambassador Clodoaldo Hugueney is one of the region’s foremost experts on the evolving China-Latin America relationship and China’s role as an...
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November 27, 2012
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
The Foreign Service wants you
Want to learn more about careers with the Department of State? It takes a special type of person to represent...
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November 12, 2012
12:00 am
Hotel Intercontinental Las Condes
LAS CONDES • SANTIAGO,
Chile Energy Roundtable
Presentations | Agenda | Contact | Photo Gallery Faced with some of the highest energy costs in Latin America, Chile is seeking to strike the balance...
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November 9, 2012
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Cross-Border Business: Maquiladora Site Visits
Agenda Curious about Mexico’s maquiladoras? How have they evolved since NAFTA’s original implementation? Want to understand more about the cross-border...
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October 30, 2012
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Patio Central Antiguo Edificio del Ayuntamiento
Mexico City,
Electric Vehicles in Mexico: A Green Economic Choice for Fleets
REPORT The Institute will present a conference and its new white paper on electric vehicles policy and economic options strategies...
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October 15, 2012
12:00 am
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
Beijing, Dong Cheng Qu,
Economic Development: New Opportunities for China, Latin America and the Caribbean
AGENDA Global China Series - Inbound/Outbound Opportunities for Chinese – Latin American Cooperation China represents an enormous economic opportunity for...
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October 4, 2012
6:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
One Voice at a Time with Sherri Lightner and Ray Ellis
San Diego City Council District  1 incumbent Sherri Lightner and challenger Ray Ellis will sit down with Voice of San Diego CEO Scott Lewis...
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October 1, 2012
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Saving the Next Generation: Breaking the Cycle of Narcotics Demand, Gangs and Violence in the Americas
William R. Brownfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, will speak at the opening...
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September 27, 2012
12:00 am
Panama Marriott Hotel
Panama City,
Prospects for LNG and Natural Gas in Central America
Presentations | Agenda | White Paper | Contact The global natural gas and unconventional resource revolution offers important opportunities for Central America. Notable changes rippling across...
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September 13, 2012
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
El Cubo at Centro Cultural de Tijuana-CECUT
Tijuana, B.C.
Mayors Carlos Bustamante and Jerry Sanders discuss the binational region with Ambassador Shapiro
¡Vamos a Tijuana! Join San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamante as they discuss the future of...
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September 10, 2012
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Free Trade: Colombia and Panama
Agenda | Presentations | Podcast Part I | Podcast Part II • Colombia grew 5.9% and Panama 10.6% in 2011. • The U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement...
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September 7, 2012
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
AMBULANTE BORDER SERIES
PROGRAM | AGENDA | PODCAST I |  PODCAST II Free and Open to the General Public, but please register so we will know how many people...
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August 24, 2012
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Las Rutas del Arte An Encounter with Latin American Art and Culture
AGENDA The Institute is proud to partner with the Tijuana Municipal Institute of Arts and Culture (IMAC) to bring an installment of...
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August 22, 2012
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
The Rise of Marco Rubio
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is on the short list to be Mitt Romney’s vice president and is one of the...
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August 9, 2012
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
San Diego Elects a New Mayor Filner and DeMaio Will Debate at IOA
  San Diego Mayor Candidates Bob Filner and Carl DeMaio Debate at IOA Listen to the Podcast! The law firm...
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July 16, 2012
12:00 am
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
Conference on Secured Transaction Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean
Agenda Across Latin America and the Caribbean small businesses do not have access to commercial credit. They pay up to...
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July 3, 2012
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Trans-Pacific Partnership Business Roundtable
AGENDA | CONTACT DID YOU MISS THE EVENT? Listen Now! Panel 1: TPP and the Americas-Asia Linkage Panel 2: TPP and Key...
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June 18, 2012
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Bi-national Responses to Pandemics: How the U.S. and Mexico can work together to combat infectious diseases
Dr. Salomón Chertorivsky,  Mexico’s Minister of Health June 18, 2012 • 11:00 a.m.- 1 p.m. Institute of the Americas, Hojel...
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June 15, 2012
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Mexico’s Election: Outlook for the Economy and Energy
Mexico heads to the polls on July 1 to elect a new president and congress. Please join us for a...
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June 14, 2012
6:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Michoacán Pottery, Film, and Reception
Please come join us for an exhibit of exquisite lead-free Michoacán pottery and film about how it is made. The...
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May 8, 2012
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Tequila Talk: Mayors Carlos Bustamante and Jerry Sanders discuss the region with Ambassador Shapiro
DID YOU MISS THE EVENT? Mayors Carlos Bustamante(Tijuana) and Jerry Sanders (San Diego) discuss the region with Ambassador Shapiro. Listen Now! PODCAST...
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July 11, 2011
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
2011 Summer Science Camp
2011 Summer Science Camp will host up to 25 high school students from countries throughout Latin America who will be selected based on...
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July 9, 2008
12:00 am
Institute of the Americas
La Jolla, CA
Fifth Annual Jack F. Ealy Workshop on Science Journalism
Winners of Ealy Scholarship announced The Institute of the Americas announces the winners of 15 full scholarships to the fifth...
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