Meeting Site and Date
    Technical Committees
    Meeting of National Coordinators
    Institutional Affairs Session
    Bilateral Interviews
    Other Informations
  Wednesday, May 18
This day will be spent on internal activities of ALIDE’s institutional bodies. The activities of the 41st General Assembly for all participants will start on Thursday, May 19.
9:00 to 17:00 hours Participant registration
10:00 to 13:00 hours 38th Meeting of ALIDE National Coordinators
13:00 hours Luncheon in honor of the National Coordinators
18:00 hours Meeting of the ALIDE Executive Committee / Advisory Council
20:00 hours Dinner in honor of the Executive Committee and Advisory Council
  Thursday, May 19
8:00 to 13:00 hours Participant registration
9:00 to 9:15 hours Preliminary Session
9:20 to 10:00 hours Opening Session
Addresses by:

10:00 to 10:15 hours Presentation of the Core Topic: Towards the increased competitiveness and integration of Latin America and the Caribbean: the contribution of development banking

Speaker: Enrique V. Iglesias, Iberoamerican Secretary General
Iberoamerican General Secretariat
(video conference previously recorded)
10:15 to 11:15 hours First Plenary Session
Topic 1: Improvement of the competitiveness of entrepreneurs and the small and medium enterprises for internationalization

Moderator: José Marcelo Brunstein, Presidente, Crédito Agrícola de Habilitación, Paraguay

Speaker: Fernando de Olloqui, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington D.C.

11:15 to 11:45 hours Coffee Break
11:45 to 12:30 hours Continuation of the First Plenary Session

12:30 to 12:50 hours Discussion
13:00 to 15:00 hours Lunch hosted by the National Liaison Committee at Sheraton Hotel
15:00 to18:00 hours Bilateral Meetings
15:00 to 16:15 hours Second Plenary Session
Topic 2: Innovation and technological development: A long way to go

Ronald Granados, President, Agencia Financiera de Desarrollo, Paraguay

Elisa Calza, Expert in Innovation, Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (ECLAC)

16:15 to 16:30 hours Discussion
16:30 to 16:45 hours Coffee break
16:45 to 18:00 hours Third Plenary Session
Topic 3: Infrastructure, a critical dimension for Latin American competitiveness

Moderator: Orlando Gilardoni, Director, Presidente, Agencia Financiera de Desarrollo (AFD), Paraguay

Speaker: José Luis Guasch, Senior Regional Advisor in the Latin America and Caribbean, World Bank, Washington D.C.

18:00 to 18:15 hours Discussion
19:30 hours Welcome Cocktail hosted by the Central Bank of Paraguay
  Friday, May 20
9:00 to 12:00 hours Bilateral Meetings
9:00 to 9:30 hours Special Topic: Basel III, considerations for development banking

Moderador: Superintendencia de Bancos, Paraguay

Speaker: Gregor Heinrich, Representative for the Americas, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
9:30 to 9:40 hours Discussion
9:40 to 11:00 hours Session on Institutional Matter
11:00 to 11:20 hours Coffee break
11:20 to 12:50 hours Meetings of the ALIDE Technical Committees
12:50 – 13:20 hours Closing Session
13:20 hours Lunch hosted by the National Liaison Committee
Asunción, Paraguay
Location, Climate and Others
Paraguay is located in the heart of South America is a landlocked country of about 6 million...
Hotel Sheraton Asuncion
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Marlene Zamora
Chief Conference Unit
General Secretariat of ALIDE
Telephone: (51-1)4422400 ext.216
Fax: (51-1) 4428105

The Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE)

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