This event is hosted by the Candian Council for the Americas and features CGD senior fellow and president emeritus, Nancy Birdsall.
- Nancy Birdsall, Senior Fellow & President Emeritus, Center for Global Development
- José Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Columbia University; Chair, United Nations Committee for Development Policy; Former UN Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs; Former Minister of Finance, Colombia
- Guillermo Rishchynski, Former Executive Director for Canada at the IDB; Former Ambassador to UN, Brazil, Colombia & Mexico for Canada
- Ken Frankel, President, Canadian Council for the Americas
- Guy Mentel, Executive Director, Global Americans