Latin America Conference 2013


All conference events take place in Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson. The networking reception will convene at the UCLA Fowler Museum.

1:00 - 2:00 pm REGISTRATION | C Atrium, Entrepreneurs Hall

2:00 - 2.15 pm WELCOME REMARKS | Korn Convocation Hall

2:15 - 3:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION I: Economic Trends in Latin America
Jose De Gregorio | Professor of Economics, Universidad de Chile; Former Governor, Central Bank of Chile
Francisco Gil Diaz | President, Telefónica México; Former Treasury Secretary of Mexico
Moderator: Sebastian Edwards | Henry Ford II Chair in International Management, UCLA Anderson

Most Latin American countries have had significant economic fluctuations in the last couple of decades, and some countries have greatly outperformed others. This panel will examine the past and future economic trends of the mayor players, and the Latin American region in general.

3:30 - 3:45 pm BREAK

3:45 - 5:00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION II: Financial Markets and Private Equity Trends in Latin America
Pedro Aspe | Co-Chairman, Evercore Partners; Former Treasury Secretary of Mexico
Luiz Eduardo Franco de Abreu | Chief Executive Officer, NSG Capital Brazil
Guillermo Tagle '91 | Chief Executive Officer & Partner, IM Trust Chile
Moderator: Mark Garmaise | Associate Professor of Finance, UCLA Anderson

There is a growing interest in emerging economies such as Latin America with respect to the opportunities in financial markets and private equity. This panel will address important developments in the region's financial, banking and private equity markets. Recent events such as the integration of Latin American financial markets will also be discussed.

UCLA Fowler Museum Terrace

2013 Latin American Conference