Live Stream 2015 Latin American Cities Conference San José

first_imgRelated posts:GlobalTies highlights role of public diplomacy at 2015 Latin America Dialogue Costa Rica should expect 4.3 percent GDP growth, World Bank says Costa Rica ranks 83rd in the world for doing business Uber gets $200 million for international expansion The Tico Times will be live streaming the 2015 Latin American Cities Conference: San José, brought to you by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas. The conference, “Costa Rica: A New Investment Opportunity,” takes place Thursday, June 25, 2015 at theCosta Rica Marriott Hotel, starting at 8:30 a.m. Below the feed, find more information about the conference, as well as a list of speakers and important links. If you have trouble viewing, please contact: [email protected] Note: If you miss the live stream, watch the entire video here following the event’s conclusion. The link will be active at 8:30 a.m.Costa Rica: A New Investment OpportunityIn the past year, Costa Rica has faced cases of departures of long-standing international investors. Although the country continues to draw sophisticated investors from around the world, external and internal challenges persist when it comes to attracting greater levels of foreign direct investment. Since taking office, however, President Luis Guillermo Solís has sought to revamp Costa Rica’s efforts to boost both the volume and nature of FDI.Amercias Society/Council of the Americas, in partnership with Costa Rica’s Ministry of Foreign Trade (COMEX) and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), will hold a half-day conference to focus on the country’s economic and investment outlook, convening government officials and foreign investors who span various industries.Confirmed speakersLuis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa RicaAlexander Mora, Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa RicaCésar Arias, Director, Latin American Sovereigns Group, Fitch RatingsDoyle Boyd, Solutions Director, Marketing Digital Production and Content Services, AccentureJosé Rafael Brenes, CEO, National Stock Exchange of Costa RicaDave Dalton, President, General MicrocircuitsRoberto Echandi, Global Lead, Investment Policy, Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, World BankAlberto Franco, Economist, Founder and Consultant, EcoanálisisVincent Guglielmetti, Costa Rica Site & Mega Lab General Manager, Intel CorporationRagnhild Melzi, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the AmericasLuis Mesalles, Associate Economist of the Central American AcademyCharlie Noel, Vice President of Operations, MicroVention, Inc.Ed Sanchez, Country Officer, Costa Rica, CitiJorge Sequeira, Managing Director, Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE)Registration: 8-8:30 a.m. Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Follow the discussion on Twitter: @ASCOA or @TheTico Times, hashtag #crASCOAEvent Information: Guillermo Zubillaga, [email protected], +(212) 277-8362.Visit: and follow updates at Facebook Commentslast_img read more