University of Miami

Sustainable Development in Latin America

The conference has been rescheduled from October 19 – 20, 2017 to February 7 and 8, 2018.

Spanish / Portuguese

Join the University of Miami Business School and the School of Architecture to learn about cutting-edge practices and strategies for sustainable development in Latin America and see technologies up close. The inaugural Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America will also be an opportunity to network with fellow real estate professionals from South Florida and across Latin America.

Scheduled Keynote Speakers

Hector Leal, General Manager, Grupo Cayala

Grupo Cayala is transforming a major portion of Guatemala City into Ciudad Cayala, a beautiful, sustainable vision of the future of urban Latin America.

Nicolas Guzman, CEO, Empresas, Guzman y Larrain

Learn about expansion strategies from Guzman y Larrain, which has grown from a small developer in Chile to an international expert in modern, sustainable residences in the United States and Europe.

Additional Speakers

Alfonso Munk, Chief Investment Officer, Americas, Prudential Global Investment Management

Alfonso Munk has his finger on the pulse global capital markets and how cross country flows will impact the availability and cost of funds for Latin American real estate projects.

Hersha Hospitality Trust

Hersha operates more than 50 upscale hotels in desirable urban markets. It earns the highest EBITDA per room in its sector while maintaining a steadfast commitment to sustainable materials and processes.

Most conference presentations will be delivered in Spanish by native Spanish Speakers.

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