CUBA: WHAT TO EXPECT
The Westin Colonnade
Coral Gables Hotel
180 Aragon Lane Coral Gables, FL
Saturday, December 1, 2007 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Panel I - The Role of the Military and
Brian Latell, Senior Research
Associate, ICCAS, University of Miami.
Frank Mora, Professor, National
War College, National Defense University.
Alcibiades Hidalgo, former
Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations.
analyst, editor of Cubanálisis-El Think Tank.
Panel II - Dissidents and Civil Society
Moderator: Carlos Alberto Montaner, author,
columnist, Firmas Press
Orlando Gutierrez, National
Secretary, Cuban Democratic Directory.
Andy S. Gomez, Assistant Provost
and Senior Fellow, ICCAS, University of Miami.
Marcos Antonio Ramos, historian,
Director of “Herencia.”
Hans de Salas del Valle, Researcher,
Cuba Transition Project, ICCAS, University of Miami.
Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
The Honorable Carlos
Gutierrez, U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
Panel III- The Economy: QuoVadis?
Moderator: Dr. Steven G. Ullmann, Professor,
Business Management, University of Miami .
Jorge Perez Lopez, Economist,
Private Consultant, Washington, D.C.
Mario Gonzalez Corzo, Assistant
Professor, Department of Economics, Lehman College, City University
of New York.
Jose Azel, Senior Research Associate,
Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies.
Jorge Piñon, Private Consultant
Moderator: Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director,
Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Otto Reich, Otto Reich Associates,
LLC, Former Presidential Envoy, Western Hemisphere Initiatives.
Pamela Falk, Professor, Department
of Political Science, Hunter College, New York.
Bruce M. Bagley, Professor
and Chair, Department of International Studies, University of Miami.