Cuba Today Conference – 5/22/12

Cuba Today Conference – 5/22/12

Cuba Today Conference


05/22/2012, 08:30am-06:00pm
Location: UC San Diego, Institute of the Americas, Weaver Conference Center
Open to: Public

Featuring presentations from top scholars, policy analysts, and officials from Cuba and the U.S., the Cuba Today conference will focus on important economic and political developments on the island and bilateral relations. Topics of discussion will include economic policy under Raúl Castro, changes to the Cuban Communist Party, Church-State relations, offshore oil exploration, and U.S. policy toward Cuba.

Confirmed speakers and moderators include:

•    Dr. Margaret Crahan, Research Scholar, Columbia University
•    Daniel Erikson, Senior Advisor at Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
•    Dr. Richard Feinberg, Professor, IR/PS
•    Dr. Rafael Hernández, Editor, Temas Journal
•    Collin Laverty, Master’s candidate, IR/PS and President, Cuba Educational Travel LLC
•    Arturo Lopez-Levy, Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver
•    Jorge R. Piñon, Research Fellow, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, The University of Texas at Austin
•    Pamela Starr, Professor, University of Southern California
•    Sarah Stephens, Executive Director, Center for Democracy in the Americas
•    Dr. Juan Triana Cordoví, Professor, Center for Studies on the Cuban Economy, University of Havana
•    Dr. Ray Walser, Senior Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation

Download the schedule of panels and presenters here: CubaTodayConferenceSchedule.pdf


Click here to register for the conference plus lunch for $15. Credit card payments taken on our secure wesbsite.

Click here to register for free, conference only, lunch not included, by email to Cuba Today. Please include you first and last name and the number of seats you are requesting.

Conference sponsored by the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies and the Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies (CILAS) at UC San Diego.

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