An Outlook on Cuba
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
GIC is making our return to Sarasota and Cuba this November!
An Outlook on Cuba
The Global Interdependence Center is returning to Sarasota this November for a new conference on Cuba! GIC will be partnering with University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Cumberland Advisors, and Cuba Educational Travel (CET) for a conference in Sarasota, Florida. We invite you to join us on Friday, November 15 on the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus for a conference on Cuban relations. Check back soon as more details are announced.
- US-Cuba Relations
- Central Bank Applications
- Cuba and the Caribbean Region: Trade and Commerce
- Cuba, Venezuela and Energy and the Caribbean
Oscar ArceDirector General for Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España
Oscar Arce is Director General for Economics, Statistics and Research, member of the Executive Commission of the Banco de España and Alternate to the Governor on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.
David E. Altig, Ph.D.Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Dr. David E. Altig is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank's regional executives and the Bank's research department.
Manuel BalmasedaChief Economist, CEMEX
Manuel Balmaseda is the Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.
Daniel ChiquiarGeneral Director of Economic Research, Mexico’s Central Bank
Daniel Chiquiar made his PhD in Economics at UCSD. He is currently General Director of Economic Research in Mexico’s Central Bank. During his career, he has worked on economic research concerning the Mexican Economy, both in the private and public sectors, and has held policy-related positions in that country.
Karen HolbrookRegional Chancellor, USF Sarasota-Manatee
Karen A. Holbrook, Ph.D., is the Regional Chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee, following a year as the Interim President for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before assuming the position at Embry-Riddle she worked as a higher education consultant and the Senior Advisor to the President at the University of South Florida, where she was, until recently, the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation then Senior Vice President for Global Affairs and International Research.
David KotokCIO of Cumberland Advisors
David R. Kotok cofounded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. He holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in organizational dynamics from The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.
James LucierManaging Director, Capital Alpha
James Lucier is a managing director at Capital Alpha, where he leads the energy, environmental, & tax practices. Lucier provides predictive, insightful analysis of trends in Washington energy and climate policy for an array of clients including asset managers, private equity investors, commodity traders, and investment bankers.
Augusto E. MaxwellChair, Cuba Practice, Akerman
Gus Maxwell, chair of Akerman’s cutting edge Cuba practice, helps Fortune 500 and other U.S. companies develop viable business interests on the island. A Cuban-American, clients appreciate his first-hand knowledge and understanding of Cuba’s culture, government, and business climate.