Whither U.S.-Cuba Policy?
A Dialogue Between Policy Makers and Scholars
Opening Speakers: Senator John Kerry and Congressman Bill Delahunt
DATE: Friday, November 6, 2009
TIME: Guests to be seated by 1.15pm; Talk begins at 1.30pm
PLACE: Boston University Trustees Ballroom (9th Floor), 1 Silber Way (formerly 1 Sherborn Street), Boston, MA 02215
The conference will begin with opening speeches from Senator Kerry and Congressman Delahunt, which will be followed by a set of panel discussions on the future of U.S - Cuba relations featuring Jorge Dominguez, Mark Entwistle, Rafael Hernandez, Carl Meacham, Carlos Saladrigas, Paolo Spadoni and Miren Uriarte. The panel discussions will be moderated by Professor Susan Eckstein and Ambassador Paul Hare.
1.15pm Keynote Address (Senator John Kerry)
2.15pm Cuba Today
3.00pm U.S. Business and the Cuban Economy
3.45pm The Cuban Diaspora and Cuba
4.30pm Whither U.S Cuba Policy
Open to the public but seating is limited and first-come-first served only.
The conference is co-sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, the Office of the Dean of the BU College of Arts and Sciences and BU Latin America Studies Program. The conference is supported by a grant from the Christopher Reynolds Foundation.