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Monday, April 24 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Plenary Policy Dialogue: Americas
Central and South America remain dynamic markets for energy development. In Mexico, major regulatory reforms are now well underway. In Brazil, the economy is struggling to turn the corner after three years of recession, creating major challenges for local utilities and developers. And in Argentina, efforts build confidence and attract investment in the domestic oil, gas, and electricity sectors continue. Senior ministers from all three nations share their views on the future of Latin American energy.

Moderators
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Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas and Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Ethan Zindler is Head of Americas and Policy at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), the definitive source of insight, data and news on the transformation of the energy sector. Zindler manages the company's analyst and commercial teams in New York, Washington, San Francisco, and Sao Paulo. He has also manages the production of Read More →

Speakers
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Sebastián Kind

Undersecretary of State Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy & Mines, Argentina
Sebastián is a Mechanical Engineer from the National Technological University of Argentina (UTN), has a Master's degree in Renewable Energies from EUREC Agency in Brussels (Belgium), from Zaragoza University (Spain) and from Atherns National Technological University (Greece).  Mr. Kind has a degree in management development from IAE Business School (Argentina) and different courses on energy & environment at Harvard University... Read More →
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César Emiliano Hernández Ochoa

Deputy Secretary of Energy for Electricity, Ministry of Energy, Mexico
Dr. César Emiliano Hernández Ochoa was appointed as Deputy Secretary of Energy for Electricity by President Enrique Peña Nieto on February 5th, 2014.   Prior to his designation, on February 16th of 2013, and up until his appointment as deputy Secretary, he served as Head of Legal Affairs Unit of Ministry of Energy; and is a current member of the Governing Board of CFE.   Dr. Hernández served in several... Read More →
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Paulo Pedrosa

Executive Secretary, Ministry of Mines & Energy, Brazil
With 30 years of professional experience, Paulo Pedrosa graduated in Mechanical Engineering from University of Brasília - UnB.He holds a MBA from FIA-USP and took part in extension programs of Kellogg (USA), INSEAD (France) as well as Oxera-Oxford (UK).Pedrosa presided over the Brazilian Association of Large Energy Consumers - ABRACE and the Brazilian Association of Energy Marketers - ABRACEEL. He was Director of Equatorial Energy, CEMAR... Read More →


Monday April 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Plenary Ballroom Level | Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY