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Sep 19, 2023

On Wednesday, a forum will be held in New York to discuss various topics such as innovation, artificial intelligence, food security, energy investment, transportation, and infrastructure. The forum, organized by EL PAÍS and the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce, aims to analyze the trends and challenges associated with these topics. Notable guest speakers include Pedro Sánchez, acting Prime Minister of Spain, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The event is sponsored by Abertis, Baker McKenzie, Grupo Nutresa, Iberia, Inditex, and Indra, and is organized in collaboration with the Ibero-American State Education Organization. It will be broadcast live on the EL PAÍS website and held at the Roxy Hotel in New York.

The forum takes place during the 78th United Nations General Assembly, which is marked by geopolitical tensions and the ongoing Ukraine war. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will attend in person for the first time since Russia’s invasion began. The event, opened by Joseph Ogurlian, director of Purisa, and Alan D. Solomont, president of the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce, will feature panel discussions and dialogues on investment opportunities in the United States, economic and social trends in Latin America, the impact of technology multinationals in the Americas, and general trends and opportunities. Panelists from various industries and sectors, including energy, transportation, and sustainability, will share their insights and experiences. European Union and cooperation officials attending the United Nations General Assembly will also give speeches.

The forum will also address important issues such as sustainable and inclusive food security. Panelists will discuss the challenges and keys to achieving this goal, with representatives from Grupo Nutresa, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the Global Food Bank Network. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will give a speech, highlighting his role as the first Democratic governor to serve a second term in 44 years in the state.

The event will conclude with a panel discussion on the impact of artificial intelligence on the global economy. Panelists from Deloitte, the Spanish Government, and IE University will provide their insights, and the discussion will be moderated by a dean from the School of Public and International Affairs at IE University.

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