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Annual meeting

V Annual Meeting of the Group of Latin American and the Caribbean Debt Management Specialists

Date: 16 Apr 2009 to 18 Apr 2009

Time: 8:45 AM

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay

The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Group of Latin American and the Caribbean Debt Management Specialists (LAC Debt Group), jointly organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Uruguay and the Inter-American Development Bank, will be held the 16, 17, and 18 of April, 2009 at the Sheraton Montevideo Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay.

On this occasion, the discussions and presentations will focus on the analysis of the impacts of the global financial crisis on public debt management in the region. Discussions will include, among other topics, the effects of the financial crisis on public debt management strategies, investors’ and credit rating agencies’ expectations, and public debt sustainability.

During the sessions regional and international cases on these subjects will be presented. Participation from investment banks and rating agencies is also expected during a session, to get their opinion on the financial crisis and public debt markets. Each session will conclude with a roundtable discussion to encourage the active participation of attendees in relation to the experiences of their countries and their perspectives on the issues discussed. The program also includes a final roundtable session, in which countries will be invited to briefly present the current state of affairs of interest to their debt offices and upcoming challenges in the management of public debt.

This is a closed event - participation is by invitation only.

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