Energy & Natural Resources in the Americas

Holland & Knight Program
November 8, 2018
3:30 PM - 7:15 PM CT
Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77010

Holland & Knight and the Inter-American Dialogue invite you to join us for our in-depth presentation "Energy & Natural Resources in the Americas: Possibilities & Predictions." Our panelists include some of the foremost thought leaders in the energy sector. They will address the latest trends across the two continents and provide insight into where the industry is headed.

We hope you will be able to join us for this highly informative event and for the cocktail reception that follows, where you will be able to network with the presenters and other leading industry professionals.


3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  |  Registration

4:00 – 4:10 p.m.  |  Opening Remarks
Holland & Knight and Inter-American Dialogue

4:15 – 4:40 p.m.  |  Keynote Address 
George David Banks  |  Former Special Assistant to President Donald Trump, International Energy & Environment; Executive Vice President, American Council for Capital Formation

4:45 – 6:00 p.m.  |  Policy, Markets and Investment
Government policies have influenced the energy investments and markets in the Americas. Our panelists will explain the impacts of policies on natural resource development and predict the future interactions between these forces in the two regions.

6:00 – 6:20 p.m.  |  Special Guest Address
Luis Miguel Morelli Navia  |  President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos de Colombia

6:20 – 6:30 p.m.  |  Closing Remarks

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.  |  Refreshments and Networking


José Zapata  |  Holland & Knight Partner


Carlos Ibargüen  |  Head of Government Relations – Latin America & Caribbean, Shell Oil Company

Osmel Manzano  |  Regional Economic Advisor for the Country Department for Central America, Haiti, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, Inter-American Development Bank

Lisa Viscidi |  Program Director, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries, Inter-American Dialogue

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