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China and Latin America Working Group
 

CHINA AND LATIN AMERICA WORKING GROUP

Inter-American Dialogue Conference Room
1211 Connecticut Ave, NW Suite 510
Washington, DC 20036

February 16, 2012

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Participants List

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
   
9:00 am            Welcome Remarks
Margaret Myers and Michael Shifter

9:10 – 10:30     Toward a regional strategy for dealing with China? – Opposing Viewpoints
Speakers: Dani Nedal and Antoni Estevadeordal
Moderator: Inés Bustillo
WORKING PAPER: CHALLENGES TO A REGIONAL RESPONSE TO CHINA
WORKING PAPER: To be posted

10:30 – 10:45   Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:30   Assessing China’s “Grand Strategy” in Latin America
Speakers: William Norris
Moderator: Matt Ferchen
WORKING PAPER: CHINA'S ENERGY GOVERNANCE AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE
WORKING PAPER: CHINESE GRAND STRATEGY DECISION-MAKING AND BRAZILIAN-CHINESE PETROLEUM COOPERATION

12:30 – 1:30     Working Lunch: The China-Latin America Relationship in a Global Context
Speaker: Uri Dadush
IAD Conference Room


1:30 – 2:15       Domestic Trends in China and Implications for Latin America
Speakers: Margaret Myers
Moderator: Sun Hongbo
WORKING PAPER: WHAT CHINA'S FIVE-YEAR PLAN WILL MEAN FOR SINO-LATIN AMERICA RELATIONS

2:15 – 3:15       Characterizing the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship
Speaker: Evan Ellis
Moderator: Wei Hongxia
WORKING PAPER: A "TRIANGULAR RELATIONSHIP" BETWEEN THE US, LATIN AMERICA AND THE PRC?

3:15 – 3:30      Coffee Break


3:30 – 4:30      China’s Loans to Latin America: New Findings
Speaker: Kevin Gallagher
Moderator: Deborah Brautigam

4:30 – 5:00      Wrap-up

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

10:00 – 11:30
    China’s Loans to Latin America: A Better Deal?
Speakers: Kevin Gallagher and Mauricio Mesquita-Moreira
IAD Conference Room

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BACKGROUND READINGS FROM SEPTEMBER MEETING
Trade & Investment:

Security: Language, Society, and Culture: China and the World: Other: