Washington, D.C. Mini Trip Report
- Posted by JGlenn
- On 15 April 2013
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Dear MP PC friends,
Since Jerry always sends us his mini trip reports when he is traveling outside Washington, I wanted to send my own mini trip report now that I came to Washington.
Jerry and I have had a very hectic agenda, with many meetings and presentations, Jerry explaining the MP, SOFI, 2012 SOF and GFIS, while I concentrated in our latest report “Latin America 2030”. On Friday April 5, we were at the Inter-American Dialogue (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10599954.htmand http://www.thedialogue.org/page.cfm?pageID=32&pubID=3279&s=), on Tuesday April 9 at the World Bank (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10611049.htm) and on Friday April 12 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10611450.htm and https://sites.google.com/site/foresightcareers2013/home/CSISfriday). On Saturday April 13 we also had more informal presentations (https://sites.google.com/site/foresightcareers2013/home/FERNsaturday) and on Sunday April 14 we visited the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, where elections were being held, and then we celebrated the Cherry Blossoms next to the Jefferson Memorial along the Tidal Basin south of the White House and the Washington Mall.
I also taped a CNN program with famous Argentinean journalist Andres Oppenheimer that will be aired across Latin America and the USA on Sunday May 19 at 9:00 pm. This was a very good program about the future of Latin America, where I showed our “Latin America 2030” book, and Donald Trump was interviewed just before me, from New York, so please remember to watch this important program if you are anywhere in the Americas on Sunday May 19.
Jerry and I also met with the planning director at the Inter-American Development Bank last week, the lawyer of the Millennium Project, and Jose Miguel Insulza (General Secretary of the Organization of American States) yesterday. I had additional meetings with some people at the US Treasury, Cato Institute (where a film about North Korea was “premiered” last week, and I will be visiting Pyongyang next October) and the Heritage Foundation, and visited some personal friends here, particularly concerning the Venezuelan elections. As you might imagine, there is now a lot of follow up while I continue my trips.
Next stop is Margarita Island to keynote a Venezuelan Engineering Congress in the Caribbean, the following week in Lima to talk about “Latin America 2030” at the World Economic Forum (Davos) first held in Peru, and then one week later in Mexico City for a press gathering concerning the launching of a new TV documentary called “Eternal Life” (“La Vida Eterna” in Spanish, and I was the main scientific advisor and interviewee:-) with History Channel that will be aired across Latin America on May 4, so please don’t miss it if you want to live forever…
José Cordeiro, MBA, PhD (www.cordeiro.org)