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IDB Annual Meeting Agenda Highlights – March 16

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The Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IDB and IIC officially starts today, with the inaugural session at the end of the day. In the morning, there will be a seminar about Salud MesoAmerica, a regional health initiative, and closed sessions of the committees of the boards for the IDB and IIC. In the afternoon, a seminar will analyze the impact of the Panama Canal expansion on global logistics.

Internet users can access live web streaming of the seminars and participate in the events through EXPRESATE.

8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Preliminary Session of the Heads of Delegation (Closed meeting)

Location: Atlapa Convention Center, Contadora Room, Ground Level

8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Thirty-fifth Meeting of the Committee of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (Closed meeting)

Location: Atlapa Convention Center, Contadora Room, Ground Level

9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

One Hundred and Third Meeting of the Committee of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (Closed meeting)

Location: Atlapa Convention Center, Contadora Room, Ground Level

10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Seminar: A New Way of “Doing Health”: Public-Private Partnership SM2015

This seminar will discuss how the public-private partnership Salud MesoAmerica 2015 has been helping reduce gaps in the coverage and provision of health services for the most vulnerable populations, particularly poor women in reproductive age and their infant children.

Location: Sheraton Hotel, Gran Ancón Room

10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Informal Meeting of the Governors on the Multilateral Investment Fund (Closed meeting)

Location: Atlapa Convention Center

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Brazilian Planning Minister Miriam Belchior and Bahia state Governor Jaques Wagner to hold news conference.

Location: Atlapa Convention Center, Press Conference Room, Second Floor, Room 218

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Seminar: Game changer: The Panama Canal Expansion’s Impact on Global Logistics

This seminar will discuss the future and opportunities for global logistics following the expansion of the Panama Canal.

Location: Sheraton Hotel, Gran Ancón Room, Second Floor

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Inaugural Session (First Plenary Session) Agenda

Location: Atlapa Convention Center, Anayansi Theater

8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Governors’ Dinner (by invitation only)

Location: Miraflores Visitors Center