How are governments and companies in the region integrating digital technologies in the power sector?
On November 14, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event, “5G and the Evolution of Smart Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean,” featuring panelists Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer of the International Finance Corporation; Luis Fiallo, Vice President of China Telecom Americas; Ed Roach, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Associate General Counsel, SBA Communications; and Rachel Samrén, EVP and Chief External Affairs Officer of Millicom. Ernesto Muyshondt, mayor of San Salvador, El Salvador, provided the keynote address while Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue moderated the panel discussion.
On March 4, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Connectivity in the Americas” to discuss the challenges to, and necessity of, improving connectivity in the region.
Mariana Costa, CEO of Laboratoria, was selected as one of the “Future 50” project leaders by the Project Management Institute (PMI).