Innovation, artificial intelligence, food security, energy investments and opportunities in sectors such as transport and infrastructure are among the topics of the forum organized by El Pais newspaper and Agence France-Presse on Wednesday in New York. Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce. The event analyzes these trends and the challenges they face Latin America, the United States and Spain in the global economy, The logo of the event, which includes the participation of the Acting Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, and the Governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy.
The Forum, sponsored by Abertis, Baker McKenzie, Grupo Nutresa, Iberia, Inditex and Indra and in collaboration with the Ibero-American Organization for Education, Science and Culture (OEI), is broadcast live on the EL PAÍS website, from 8:20 a.m. New York time (2:20 p.m. Spanish Island). It is held at the Roxy Hotel in New York, in the same week that the United Nations General Assembly meets in the city.
The UN General Assembly is characterized by the war in Ukraine and geopolitical tensions affecting the world. Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, is attending for the first time in person since the Russian invasion, since last year via video.
Briza President Joseph Ogurlian and President of the Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce Alan D. opened the event. Solomon, the event with a few words of welcome. After them, the opening statement was given by Pedro Sánchez, presented by the Director of EL PAÍS, Pepa Bueno.
A roundtable analyzes the investment opportunities that opened in the United States after the passage of the inflation-reducing law. They include Gabriel Alonso, CEO of 547 Energy; Susan Nickey, President of Clean Energy America and Puneet Verma, Vice President of Federal Government Affairs at Avangrid. The session will be moderated by José Moran, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice Group at Baker McKenzie.
Next, Miguel Jiménez, El País’ chief US correspondent, interviews OOE Secretary General Mariano Gabonero, who offers his insights into the economic and social trends in Latin America. This will be followed by a dialogue on the influence of multinational technology companies in the Americas, featuring Marc Murtra, President of Indra, who was interviewed by El Pais America Director, Jean Martínez Arens.
The following table discusses trends and opportunities common to key sectors in Spain and America, featuring Cristian Barrientos, Managing Director of Abertis Mobility Services and Teresa Parejo, Sustainability Director at Iberia, in a discussion moderated by Inmaculada Riera, CEO from the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.
José Manuel Albarez, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Government of Spain, who is also attending the UN General Assembly, will deliver a speech next.
The challenges and keys to achieving sustainable and inclusive food security are analyzed in the following table. Carlos Ignacio Gallego, president of Grupo Nutresa, intervenes; Álvaro Lario, President of FIDA, Mario Lubetkin, Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and Ana Catalina Suarez, Director of Strategy and Innovation at the Global Food Bank Network. The table is led by Macarena Vidal Li, El País correspondent in Washington.
The next turn is a speech by Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, a position he has held since 2018. He is the first Democratic governor to serve a second term in New Jersey in 44 years.
The final webinar of the day analyzes the impact of artificial intelligence on the global economy. The report includes the intervention of Pena Amanath, Executive Director of the Deloitte Global Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and Carme Artigas, Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence of the Spanish Government, in a panel discussion moderated by Angel Alonso Aruba, Vice Dean of Management and Development of the School of Public and Global Affairs at IE University.
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