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AIJA is thrilled to invite you to Santiago, Chile for the 3rd AIJA Americas Meeting on Friday 8 March 2024

This day event will feature three captivating panel sessions, where we will discuss the most appealing topics for the region, such as green investments, including new opportunities in green hydrogen and lithium. We will also address how stakeholders can deal with untestable political scenarios. 

Most important, on the occasion of the International Women's Day, we will discuss the decisive woman new role in LATAM and the equality contribution to lawyering in private and public organisations.

In addition, Santiago will offer an appealing social programme including optional cocktails, dinners, with the possibility to extend the visit a bit longer and taste local wines in a nearby winery on Saturday.

If you are interested in joining the event, express your interest here. You will be contacted once registrations will open. 

Programme

20:30

  • Address: Av. San Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer 5501, Vitacura

09:30 - 10:30


Address: Enrique Foster 30, 7550163 Las Condes, Región Metropolitana, Chile

10:30 - 11:15

  • Keynote speaker: Claudio Seebach
    Dean of the School of Engineering and Science of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez; officer council of the World Energy Council in UK; profesor in Climate and Energy Policy at Stanford University; embassador of the ONG Hay Mujeres; former Executive President of the Association of Generators; and, former Director of the Delivery Unit of the Chilean Government.
11:15 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:45

Latin America, rich in natural resources, has historically attracted investment and development. Yet, the region has grappled with political instability, social unrest, and inequality. As legal professionals, it is imperative to anticipate complex scenarios and formulate strategies, providing legal protections for our clients in the face of uncertainty. Moreover, lawyers must be well-equipped to handle litigation scenarios. This panel will delve into these issues, exploring diverse situations and policies across countries in the region. Join us for a comprehensive discussion on navigating the legal landscape in Latin America

Moderator:
  • Gustavo Papeschi, Beccar Varela, Argentina
Speakers:
  • Gustavo Coelho, Bastilho Coehlo Avogados, Brazil
  • Francisca Larraín, Libery Mutual Insurance, Chile
  • Jorge Sahd, Centro de Estudios Internacionales Universidad Católica, Chile
12:45 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:30

Explore the legal aspects of clean energy and sustainable development with our expert panel, delving into crucial topics such as the Escazú Agreement and the 169 ILO Convention. Examine the complexities influencing the shift to sustainable practices, including regulatory frameworks, investment opportunities, and the changing role of legal professionals. Join discussions on navigating renewable energy projects, addressing environmental concerns, and fostering sustainable development through legal solutions. Connect with lawyers and industry experts to gain valuable insights into how the legal sector can contribute to a greener future.

Moderator:
  • Renzo Roberti, Bafur Abogados, Perú
Speakers:
  • Carlos del Razo, ECIJA, Mexico
  • Antonio Rubilar, AZ, Chile
  • Magdalena Urquidi, Cuatrecasas, Chile
15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00

Embark on the journey towards gender equality in Latin America's legal landscape with our esteemed panel of legal experts, coinciding with the celebration of International Women's Day on March 8. Join a thoughtful discussion on promoting inclusivity, breaking barriers, and advancing women's roles in the legal profession. Gain valuable insights into challenges faced by legal practitioners and discover innovative solutions for a more equitable future. Engage with thought leaders, share experiences, and be part of the conversation shaping the future of gender equality in the legal profession. Together, let's commemorate International Women's Day by actively contributing to building a more inclusive and empowering legal community for all.

Moderator:
  • Roberto Olivos, Olivos Urrejola, Chile
Speakers
  • Beatriz Cabal, Galindo, Arias & López, Panamá
  • Christine Brennan, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Foreign Litigation (OFL), USA
  • Camila Quiroz, Porzio Ríos García, Chile
  • Constanza Rodríguez, PPU, Chile
17:00 - 20:00

Wine, cheese and charcuterie for networking at the end of the day
20:30

One of the most anticipated evenings with a personal-local touch is the ‘Home Hospitality Dinner’, where local lawyers open their homes to welcome AIJA delegates from around the world with local delectable food and drinks. Gain insights into the lifestyle and hospitality of the city hosting the conference in a friendly atmosphere experience.

11:00 - 17:00

  • Address: Av. Quilín 7100, 7921077, Peñalolén, Región Metropolitana
Pick up with a private bus service from the hotel at 11 am. 
Visit to the vineyard, winetasting and lunch at Viña Cousiño Monsul.
Return to the hotel at 5 pm.

If any participant desires to return earlier, there is the possibility to book and UBER and come back to the hotel on his/her own.

Fees & General Info

AIJA Members
AIJA members - On or before March 07
For all
Local Lawyers (CH) - On or before March 07
Non members & others - On or before March 07

General terms and conditions

By registering you have to accept the general terms and conditions and accept that your registration is considered binding immediately, but participation to the event is possible only after full payment of the registration fee.

Please note that any arrangements related to the participation of the participant in an AIJA event, including but not limited to booking or cancellation of accommodation or flights, as well as respecting the cancellation deadlines indicated in the general terms and conditions, are the sole responsibility of the participant. AIJA shall not be held liable for any expenses the participant may suffer as the result of participant’s failure to comply with his/her obligations.

It is recommended for each participant to purchase a cancellation and travel insurance.

Please note that in-house counsel registrations are subject to review and confirmation by AIJA. AIJA considers in-house counsel professionals who hold a university degree in law allowing access to a bar association and practicing law as an in-house counsel in private, public, or non-profit companies, institutions or organisations. Please note that in-house counsel who are at the same time active as fee-earning lawyers or consultants are not eligible to the discounted in-house counsel fee.

Please read the general terms and conditions applicable for AIJA events.

Prepare your stay

We are pleased to announce that the sessions of the upcoming gathering will be held at the HYATT CENTRIC LAS CONDES SANTIAGO.

Address: Enrique Foster 30, 7550163 Las Condes, Región Metropolitana, Chile

We have negotiated preferential accommodation rates for the attendees to the seminar:

  • SINGLE ROOM: $140 + VAT (including breakfats) per night
  • DOUBLE ROOM: $155 + VAT (including breakfats) per night

In order to book your room, please send an email to sclct.reservations@hyatt.com and include:

  • Booking code: AIJA2024
  • Check in date
  • Check Out date
  • Name of the guest
  • Credit card number and expiration date 

Practical Information

Upon arrival at the airport it is recommended to take an official taxi rather than UBER. 

The final price of the service should not exceed 30 - 35 €.

Organising Committee

Miriam ANDERS VAGEDES & ASOCIADOS │ ABOGADOS (ARGENTINA)
Tomás KUBICK Cuatrecasas (Chile) (CHILE)
Renzo ROBERTI VIDAL Barrios Fuentes - Abogados (PERU)
Andrés SOTOMAYOR Porzio, Ríos, García (CHILE)
Antonio VARAS Porzio, Ríos, García (CHILE)
Fernando VILLALOBOS Porzio, Ríos, García (CHILE)

Sponsors

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Partnership with AIJA as a sponsor provides the best networking opportunities in a relaxed business environment.
If you have any questions, contact us on ‘Become a sponsor’ and check for more opportunities.

Personal Protection

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Your data will be managed by AIJA's General Services, Events and Accounts Section:

  • For the purpose of administering your registration for the event and your on-site access to the event;
  • In order to pay for the selected services - your bank details will be deleted after receipt of your payment;
  • In order to communicate information messages from AIJA.

To the extent necessary for the execution of their respective tasks, our subcontractors in charge of our seminar organisation, our IT infrastructure, our management, the production and maintenance of our website and extranet, are likely to gain access to your data from time to time. Their servers are located in the European Union.

Data relating to your participation in the event shall be stored for a period of 10 years. We are obliged to archive billing data until the end of the period required for our tax and accounting obligations, i.e. for 7 full tax years.

We shall store your contact information to keep you informed until you ask us to stop. You have the right to access your data and have it corrected if necessary.