Keynote Speakers

Rosanna Ramos-Velita

Duane Hughes






From first check to growth: The fundraising path of LatAm firms in the US

It is prevalent for LatAm companies to tap the US capital markets to obtain funding at more favorable conditions or to provide liquidity to their shareholders. Every year, companies resort to that market for the first time. But what is the best way for a LatAm company to reach US investors?

How do these companies position themselves in front of investors unfamiliar with the industry and market dynamics in Latin America? At what stage should a company start building relationships with these investors (e.g., through roadshows) to ensure a smooth process?

Capitalizing on the Latam Advantage: Investing for Growth and Opportunity

Discover the untapped investment opportunities and explore the potential of Latin America’s dynamic and rapidly evolving market. This panel discussion brings together industry experts, investors, and business leaders to delve into the unique advantages, challenges, and strategies involved in investing in Latin America. Join us as we uncover the diverse sectors, emerging trends, and key considerations that make Latin America a promising investment destination.

What makes Latin America an attractive market for US investors? What is it that investors can find in the region that differentiates it from other emerging markets? This panel looks to get into the roots of why US investors (from VCs to PEs) choose to allocate resources towards actively seeking investments in LatAm.

Alexandre Porto

Riverwood Capital

Gabriel Vasquez


Mariana Donangelo


Triumphs and Trials: Unveiling the Latino Journey in Corporate America

Join us for an engaging and enlightening panel discussion that delves deep into the challenges faced by Latinos in their quest to succeed in Corporate America. Is there a chance, and how to make it? Our esteemed panelists, who have triumphed over adversity and broken barriers, will share their personal experiences, insights, and strategies for navigating the corporate landscape. This session aims to shed light on the unique struggles and triumphs that Latinos encounter, while also highlighting the immense contributions they bring to the business world.

Connecting the Americas: Exploring Nearshoring for the US Market in Latin America

Discover the vast potential and advantages of nearshoring as a strategic business model for accessing the US market through Latin America. This panel discussion will delve into the intricacies, benefits, and challenges associated with nearshoring, offering valuable insights and practical advice to businesses seeking to leverage Latin American resources, talent, and market proximity. Join our expert panelists as they share their experiences, perspectives, and strategies for successful nearshoring ventures.

Nicolás Kaplun


Ramiro Rangles Alvarez





Powering the world: Unleashing the Latin America’s natural resources

Latin America is rich in energy resources. The region produces, processes, and exports fossil fuels and has an enormous potential to generate renewable power. 

With sustainability becoming more important than ever in the energy space, what steps have Latin American countries taken toward the energy transition? What are the opportunities and challenges of the energy transition in Latam?

Are there any regulations or funding techniques from the US that can apply to the Latin American landscape?

Henrique Ceotto


Ramiro Rangles Alvarez



Flavors of the Americas: Unvailing the Rich Tapestry of F&B Production in Latam

This panel explores the diverse Food & Beverage production across Latin America, delving into the processes and export perspectives. Top executives will unravel the rich tapestry of culinary traditions, highlighting the unique and vibrant contributions from various countries in the Americas.

Bridging the Divide: Harnessing tech for Poverty Alleviation in the Americas

Explore the transformative power of technology and economic development in uplifting the lives of the underprivileged communities in Latin America. In this thought-provoking panel, industry experts, thought leaders, and practitioners will come together to discuss innovative approaches, success stories, and challenges in leveraging technology and sustainable economic strategies to alleviate poverty. Join us as we delve into this crucial topic and envision a future where technology and economic empowerment create positive social change in Latin America.

Diego Mesa Puyo

María Velez

Crack the Code

Mauricio Cordero


Ady Beitler



Pathways to Inclusion: Empowering Latinos in the United States

Join us for an enlightening and engaging panel discussion that delves into improving inclusion for Latinos in the United States. The session will bring together experts, advocates, and community leaders to explore the challenges faced by the Latino community and identify strategies for fostering greater inclusivity. Through thought-provoking dialogue, the panelists will address key areas where improvements can be made, offering insights, solutions, and inspiration for a more inclusive future. Join us as we explore the challenges, share best practices, and work towards a future where Latinos are empowered, represented, and fully included in all aspects of American society.