Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit - Washington, DC @ UDC Ballroom, Washington [from 14 to 15 September]

Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit - Washington, DC


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14 - 15
September
17:00 - 19:00

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UDC Ballroom
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
Hurricane Maria caused over $125 billion of dollars in damages to Puerto Rico and left 3.4 million residents without electric power, potable water, and telecommunications. Recovery is estimated to take years.

​​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Diaspora​ ​Summit​ ​-​ ​Washington,​ ​D.C.​ ​is​ ​a two-day​ ​conference​ ​that​ ​will provide​ ​a​ ​space​ ​for​ ​the​ ​discussion​ ​of​ ​policy​ ​issues​ ​and​ ​the​ ​articulation​ ​of​ ​community responses​ ​​from​ ​the​ ​perspective​ ​of Puerto​ ​Ricans​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Washington,​ ​D.C.​ ​area​ ​and​ ​other​ ​stakeholders.

AGENDA:

I. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018:

5:00pm — 6:30pm Networking Event

6:30pm — 7:30pm Presentation of Movie: Bancarrota, by Jose M. Umpierre

7:30pm — 8:30pm Discussion Panel about Puerto Rico's Public Debt: An expert panel will lead the discussion about the history of the public debt of Puerto Rico, current events and what can we do as citizens from the Diaspora

II. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018:

8:00am — 9:30am Registration

9:30am — 9:45am Opening Remarks

9:45am — 10:10am Center for Puerto Rican Studies’ Diaspora Summit

10:10am — 11:00am Public Policy and Reconstruction Efforts Panel

11:00am — 11:50am The Future of Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid Panel

11:50am — 12:50pm Lunch

12:50pm — 1:40pm Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency Panel

1:40pm — 2:30pm Leveraging Federal Opportunities to Promote Economic Development in PR Panel

2:30pm — 3:00pm Break

3:00pm — 5:00pm Engagement Sessions

5:00pm — 5:30pm Recognition and Keynote Speaker

5:30pm — 7:00pm Networking Event and Reception

For more details and updates please visit: https://prdiasporasummit.com

ORGANIZERS:

● BoricuActivate ● Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora ● Cenadores​ ​Puerto​ ​Rico ● Center​ ​for​ ​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Studies ● Friends of Puerto Rico ● National Puerto Rican Agenda ● Oficina de la Alcaldesa para Asuntos Latinos ● UDC ​–​ ​Latino/a​ ​Law​ ​Students​ ​Association
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