The Impact of Energy Developments in the Greater Caribbean Region

Hemispheric Forum Flyer Date & Time:
March 12, 2015
9:30 – 11:30

Abraham Lincoln Hall
National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319

Discussions will address recent developments in world and regional energy markets in the context of the Caribbean Energy Security Summit hosted by Vice President Biden on January 26, where regional leaders shared commitments to transform energy systems and work together in support of energy security.

Planned Speakers:

  • [BIO] Mr. Jorge R. Piñón, Director, Latin American and Caribbean Energy Program, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • [BIO] Dr. Frank Mora, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and Professor of Politics and International Relations at Florida International University (FIU) Miami, FL
  • [BIO] Mr. Robert F. Ichford, Jr, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
  • [BIO] Mr. Juan S. Gonzalez, Special Advisor to the Vice President on Western Hemisphere Affairs


  • [BIO] Mr. Walter Earle, Visiting Professor, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Washington, DC


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