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2015
Thursday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Road Networks, Accessibility, and Resilience: The Cases of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru

Cecilia Briceño-Garmendia, The World Bank
Harry Moroz, The World Bank
Julie Rozenberg, The World Bank
Xijie Lv, The World Bank
Siobhan Murray, The World Bank
Laura Bonzanigo, The World Bank

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

2016
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Best Practices for Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP): Experiences from Latin America and the Caribbean and Selected Countries

Antonio García Zaballos, Inter-American Development Bank
Inkyung Jeun, Inter-American Development Bank; Korea Internet & Security Agency

Latin America and the Caribbean

2017
Sunday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Increasing the Efficiency of PublicInfrastructure Delivery: Evidence-based Potential Efficiency Gains in Public Infrastructure Spending in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tomás Serebrisky, Inter-American Development Bank
Ancor Suárez-Alemán, Inter-American Development Bank
Cinthya Pastor, Inter-American Development Bank
Andreas Wohlhueter, Inter-American Development Bank

Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project-Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Graham Watkins, Inter-American Development Bank
Sven-Uwe Mueller, Inter-American Development Bank
Hendrik Meller, Inter-American Development Bank
María Cecilia Ramirez, Inter-American Development Bank
Tomás Serebrisky, Inter-American Development Bank
Andreas Georgoulias, Inter-American Development Bank

Roads, exports and employment: Evidence from a developing country

Christian Volpe Martincu, Inter-American Development Bank, Stop W0610, 1300 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20577, United States of America
Jerónimo Carballo, University of Colorado Boulder, United States of America
Ana Cusolito, World Bank, United States of America

Peru

Suficiencia, equidad y efectividad de la infraestructura escolar en América Latina según el TERCE

Jesús Duarte, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Florencia Jaureguiberry, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Mariana Racimo, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

2018
Monday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Building Development for a New Era: China's Infrastructure Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean

Asian Studies Center, Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Critical Infrastructure in Latin America: connected, dependent, and vulnerable

Boris Saavedra, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Critical Infrastructure Protection in Latin-America and the Caribbean

Organization of American States
Microsoft

Latin America and the Caribbean

Development and conflicts linked to infrastructure construction

Eduardo Ramos Suárez
Gabriel Pérez, Economic Commission for Latin Americaand the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Dialogue and diplomacy through the construction of the grand ethiopian renaissance dam

Wossenu Abtew, South Florida Water Management District
Shimelis Behailu Dessu, Florida International University

Do treaties matter? Climate change, water variability, and cooperation along transboundary river basins

Shlomi Dinar, Florida International University
David Katz, University of Haifa
Lucia De Stefano, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Brian Blankespoor, The World Bank, USA

Managing the Urban Environment of Lima, Peru

David J. Edelman, School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA

Lima, Peru

PPIs and transport infrastructure: Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Alessio Tei, School of Engineering, Newcastle Universit
Claudio Ferrari, Department of Economics, University ofGenoa

2019
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Bankability Through the Lens of Transparency: Increasing Private Investment in Latin American Infrastructure

MARSH & McLennan Insights

Benchmarking economic infrastructure efficiency: How does the Latin America and Caribbean region compare?

Ancor Suárez-Alemán, Inter-American Development Bank
Tomás Serebrisky, Inter-American Development Bank
Sergio Perelman, HEC University de Liège

Filling the infrastructure investment gap: an overview of MDBs and the Inter-American Development Bank approach

Reinaldo Fioravanti, Inter-American Development Bank
Carolina Lembo, Inter-American Development Bank
Akash Deep, Inter-American Development Bank

How Technology is Controlling Our Infrastructure, Civilians and Military Working Together to Minimize Cyberattacks

Aram Albert Jordan Sandoval, Colonel of Guatemalan Army

Impacto de la Inversión en Infraestructurasobre la Pobreza en Latinoamérica

Anibal David Cuenca Lopez, Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Daniel Eduardo Torres, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas. San Lorenzo, Paraguay

Infrastructure and Authoritarianism in the Land of Waters: A Genealogy of Flood Control in Guyana

Joshua Mullenite, Florida International University

Nature-Based Solutions: Increasing Private Sector Uptake for Climate-Resilience Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

Graham Watkins, Inter-American Development Bank
Mariana Silva, Inter-American Development Bank
Amanda Rycerz, Inter-American Development Bank
Katie Dawkins, Inter-American Development Bank
John Firth, Inter-American Development Bank
Val Kapos, Inter-American Development Bank
Laura Canevari, Inter-American Development Bank
Barney Dickson, Inter-American Development Bank
Amal-Lee Amin, Inter-American Development Bank

Public Perceptions of Code Enforcement and Safer Buildings in Latin America and the Caribbean

Barry S. Levitt, Florida International University
Vincent T. Gawronski, Birmingham Southern College
Gabriela Hoberman, Florida International University
Richard S. Olson, Florida International University
Vicente Sandoval, Florida International University

The nile river and transboundary water rights

Wossenu Abtew, South Florida Water Management District
Shimelis Behailu Dessu, Florida International University

2020
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

China: current and potential role ininfrastructure investment in Latin America

Pablo Chauvet, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Taotao Chen, School of Economics and Management,Tsinghua University
Azhar Jaimurzina, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Run Xu, School of Economics and Management,Tsinghua University
Ying Jin, School of Economics and Management,Tsinghua University

Chinese foreign direct investment in Brazil: Evolution, trends and concerns over critical infrastructure

Gabriel de Barros Torres, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Río deJaneiro

Brazil

Dams, Chinese investments, and EIAs: Arace to the bottom in South America?

Andrea K. Gerlak, School of Geography and Development,University of Arizona
Marcelo Saguier, School of Politics and Government,National University of San Martin (UNSAM)
Megan Mills-Novoa, School of Geography and Development,University of Arizona
Philip M. Fearnside, Coordenação de Dinâmica Ambiental (CDAM), InstitutoNacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia
Tamee R. Albrecht, School of Geography and Development,University of Arizona

Ecosystem services in urban ecological infrastructure of Latin America and the Caribbean: How do they contribute to urban planning?

Luz Piedad Romero-Duque, Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas yAmbientales
Jenny M. Trilleras, Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas yAmbientales
Fabiana Castellarini, IADIZA – CCT CONICET, Av. Ruiz Leal s/n, Parque General San Martín
Sandra Quijas, Centro Universitario de la Costa, Universidadde Guadalajara

Financing sustainable infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

Aymeric Reymond, Inter-American Development Bank
Hans-Peter Egler, Inter-American Development Bank
Débora Masullo, Inter-American Development Bank
Gustavo Pimentel, Inter-American Development Bank

From Structure to Services: The Path to Better Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

Inter-American Development Bank

Latin Americaand the Caribbean

From Structures to Services. The Path toBetter Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

Inter-American Development Bank

Improving performance of infrastructure projects in developing countries: an Ecuadorian case study

Eamon McDermot, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
Duzgun Agdas, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
Carlos R. Rodriguez Diaz, Facultad de Ingenieria en Ciencias de laTierra, Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral
Timothy Rose, School of Built Environment, Science and EngineeringFaculty, Queensland University of Technology
Eric Forcael, Department of Civil and EnvironmentalEngineering, Universidad del Bio-Bio

Ecuador

Infrastructure and Rurality: Challenges for Sustainable Economic Development in Latin America

Tania Jimenez-Castilla, Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar
Luis M. Bolivar, Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar
Michael Segrera-Castilla, Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar

Modelo de alianzas público – privadas como promotor de la inversión en el sector de infraestructura de carreteras en Colombia período 1990-2020

Maria Isabel Callejas Hincapie, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Escuela de Economia, Administracion y Negocios
Paulina Chen Yu, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Escuela de Economia, Administracion y Negocios

Colombia

Public-Private Partnership andInfrastructure: An Empirical Study from Latin America

Diego A. Cabrera, University of the Republic
Leonardo M. Morales, University of the Republic

Sizing Up Transport Poverty Alleviation: A Structural Equation Modeling Empirical Analysis

Li Jiang, School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, Guangdong, China
Huiying Wen, School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, Guangdong, China
Weiwei Qi, School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, Guangdong, China

The Analysis of Investment Gap in Rural Road Maintenance: A Case Study of Developing Country

Pujan Neupane, Engineer, Ministry of Urban Development, Nepal
Kat Thida, Officer, Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia
Phonethida Phommasone, Technical Officer, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR
Chunho Yeom, Ph.D., Professor, University of Seoul, South Korea

The Brasília experiment: The heterogeneous impact of road access onspatial development in Brazil

Julia Bird, Vivid Economics, United Kingdom
Stéphane Straub, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse Capitole, Toulouse, France

Brazil

The resilience of infrastructure services in Latin America and the Caribbean: a first approach

Fabio Weikert Bicalho, International Trade and Integration Division of ECLAC

Updating infrastructure regulation for the 21st century in Latin America and the Caribbean

Antonio Estache, ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles
Tomás Serebrisky, Inter-American Development Bank

2021
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Composed Index for the Evaluation of Energy Security in Power Systems within the Frame of Energy Transitions—The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean

Sergio Fuentes, Centre d’Innovació Tecnològica enConvertidors Estàtics i Accionaments (CITCEA-UPC), Departament d’Enginyeria Elèctrica, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ETS d’Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal, 647, 2nd Floor, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Roberto Villafafila-Robles, Centre d’Innovació Tecnològica enConvertidors Estàtics i Accionaments (CITCEA-UPC), Departament d’Enginyeria Elèctrica, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ETS d’Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal, 647, 2nd Floor, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Joan Rull-Duran, Centre d’Innovació Tecnològica enConvertidors Estàtics i Accionaments (CITCEA-UPC), Departament d’Enginyeria Elèctrica, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ETS d’Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal, 647, 2nd Floor, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Samuel Galceran-Arellano, Centre d’Innovació Tecnològica enConvertidors Estàtics i Accionaments (CITCEA-UPC), Departament d’Enginyeria Elèctrica, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ETS d’Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal, 647, 2nd Floor, 08028 Barcelona, Spain

Cuellos de botella en infraestructura de transporte y sus efectos sobre el crecimiento económico en el Perú

Celine Jayme Mosquera, Universidad del Pacifico, Facultad de Economia y Finanzas
Adriana Salas Guillén, Universidad del Pacifico, Facultad de Economia y Finanzas

Peru

Equity and accessibility of cycling infrastructure: An analysis of Santiago de Chile

Rodrigo Mora, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo Universidad de Chile, Portugal 84, Santiago centro, Santiago, Chile
Ricardo Truffello, Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, El Comendador 1916, Providencia, Santiago, Chile
Gabriel Oyarzún, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Chile

Chile

Infrastructure Spending as a Path to Development: An Analysis of Latin America

Juan Andrés Malaver, Department of Economics, University ofMinnesota - Twin Cities

Local governments, critical infrastructures, and adaptation. Evidence of Chile

Patricio Valdivieso, Universidad Austral de Chile, Independencia 631, Valdivia, Los Ríos, Chile
Pablo Neudorfer, Universidad Austral de Chile, Independencia 631, Valdivia, Los Ríos, Chile

Chile

Securitized Referent Objects in Brazilian Defence Documents: Natural Resources, Critical Infrastructure and Energy Security

Henry Iure de Paiva Silva, Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB)
Augusto W. M. Teixeira Júnior, Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB)

Toward regional hazard risk assessment: a method to geospatially inventory critical coastal infrastructure applied to the Caribbean

Austin Becker, Department of Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island
Noah Hallisey, Department of Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island
Gerald Bove, University of the Virgin Islands

What is the state made of? Coca, roads, and the materiality of stateformation in the frontier

Isabel Peñaranda Currie, Researcher at the Faculty of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
Silvia Otero-Bahamon, Assistant professors at Faculty of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
Simón Uribe, Assistant professors at Faculty of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia