The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies at the Australian National University and the State Government of Victoria proudly invite you to:
Latin America Business Briefing
A unique opportunity for Australian business to learn more about conditions, opportunities and risks for business in Latin America.
Welcome by: Mr Julian Hill. Acting Deputy Secretary, Trade, Manufacturing, Aviation & Employment, State Government of Victoria
Our distinguished speakers over lunch will be:
Juan Mendoza “The controversies and challenges of mining in Latin America”
Professor Mendoza is Director of the Master of Arts in Economics at Universidad del Pacífico in Lima and a member of the University´s Research Center since 2010. He holds a Doctorate and a Master of Arts in Economics from Brown University and a Bachelor of Arts from Universidad del Pacífico. He has been a lecturer at Brown University and a Visiting Professor at Peru´s Central Bank and at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. He was a Professor of Economics at the State University of New York. He was member of the board of directors of several Peruvian mining companies between 2006 and 2010.
Robert Funk “Recent political change in Latin America: the case of Chile”
Robert Funk is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Institute for Public Affairs of the University of Chile and Director of the Institute’s Centre for the Study of Public Opinion. Robert is Executive Director of Plural, a public policy think tank. He obtained his PhD in Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr. Funk has consulted on Latin American issues for a variety of government and private sector institutions.
Enrique Dussel Peters “Latin America’s engagement with the Asia-Pacific”
Enrique Dussel Peters is a Professor of Economics at the National Autonomous University in Mexico (UNAM) where he directs the China-Mexico Institute. He is the leading expert on Chinese connections with Latin America.
Supported by Dr John Minns, Director, Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) at the Australian National University and Dr Sean Burges, Senior Associate at ANCLAS.
Where: the Sir Redmond Barry Room, Victorian Government’s Investment Centre,
Level 46, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne
When: 12.30pm – 2.30pm Friday, 12 September
There is no charge however
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