Join CJBS´s first Latin American Business Summit (LABS) this November 3rd-8th in Santiago, Chile.

About LABS

  • LABS is an intense 5-day live event from CJBS as its first “Extended International Business Trip” in Latin America, to be held in Santiago of Chile as the Regional Hub. 

  • During this event, taught by Cambridge Professors, renowned company managers and regional thought leaders, you will gain a practical approach on international business, strategy, politics, economics and entrepreneurship to unravel the unique opportunities Latin America has to offer.

How does the Program look like?

Sunday 3rd

 

Arrival and welcome dinner

 

19:00-22:00
  • Arrivals
  • Reception and formal dinner

  • Residence of UK Ambassador to Republic of Chile

  • Inaugural speeches
    Christoph Loch, Director of Cambridge Judge Business School – Jamie Bowden CMG, UK Ambassador to Republic of Chile and local authorities.
Monday 4th
International Business and Strategy

 

09:00-13:00
  • Lecture: Global Management Practice
    Peter Hiscocks, Fellow (Management Practice). Innovation
    management; entrepreneurship; investment financing of new business ventures.

13:00-15:00
  • Lunch
15:00-16:00
  • How they made it?
    Fernando Fischmann (founder of Crystal Lagoons) International journey and lessons learned

16:00-17:00
  • Regional reach:
    Latam Airlines Group (Corporate Affairs VP): Regional Strategy and M&A experience

17:00-20:00
  • Personal reflection: Why Latin America?
    Jurge Klaric, regional best selling author, founder of Biialab. John Vega, founder of Platzi

20:00
  • Formal dinner (Embassy of Argentina): Cultural experience

Tuesday 5th
Latin American Outlook

 

09:00-12:00
  • Session: Political outlook
    Populism or democratic consolidation: A look into the future from the region.

  • Manuel Marfan, CIEPLAN, ex Director of Economic Development of CEPAL.
    Latin American current and future political analysis: The good, bad and ugly.

  • Angel Flisfisch, Flacso Chile Director
    Latam Macroeconomics reality: Speaker to be confirmed

12:00-13:00
  • Session: Economic outlook
    What do you need to know. Analysis per leading sectors, countries, competitiveness, tax regimes, differences & opportunities.

  • Speaker from EY

13:00-15:00
  • Lunch

15:00-17:00
  • Session: Digital Latam:
    How the digital transformation and innovation can help advance the region.

  • Big Data progress and the need for data driven decisions

  • Leonardo Prieto
    E-commerce reality check: Analysis on regional ecosystem, challenges and trends.

  • Marcos Pueyrredon Director of Ecommerce
    Institute

18:00-20:00
  • UK Ambassadors panel and their experts committees:
    Argentina
    Brazil
    Colombia
    Mexico
    Perú
    Present their countries in detail with Q&A (structure:
    political/legal/economic situation, risks and benefits)

20:00-21:00
  • Networking events

20:00-21:00
  • Session: Economic outlook
    What do you need to know. Analysis per leading sectors, countries, competitiveness, tax regimes, differences & opportunities.

  • Speaker from EY

21:00
  • Formal dinner (Embassy of Peru): Cultural experience

Wednesday 6th
Latam innovation & entrepreneurial environment

 

09:00-12:00
  • Tania Ziegler ,
    Lead in Global Benchmarking, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Shahzad Ansari,
    Professor of Strategy & Innovation. Director of the MPhil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation Programme. Professorial Fellow of St Edmund’s College. MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
12:00-13:00
  • Session: Organizational Changes:
    Adaptive Capacity: How companies can adapt and transform effectively in an ever-changing global environment.

  • Juan Carlos Eichholz, Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, CLA Consulting Director.

13:00-15:00
  • Lunch

15:00-17:00
  • Local Expert: Corfo , Startupchile and Endeavor authorities. Regional Innovation environment analysis

17:00-00:00
  • Option 1: Investment rounds
    Elevator pitches from local start-ups with proven regional reach and Q&A
    Networking event

  • Option 2: Social event

Thursday 7th
Chile as the Regional Hub

 

9:00-11:00
  • Local Expert: Emerging markets: regional economic situation, diagnosis and forecast. Mario Marcel, President of Central Bank of Chile)
11:00-13:00
  • Chilean Panel:

    1. Key Chilean Metrics: Robotic effect and AI impact on jobs + tax reform and competitiveness + Corporate Integrity + International Challenges (EY TBD).
    2. Corporate Government reality: Boardroom role for a successful global economy and the challenges of the local corporate world (TBD).
    3. Local stock market outlook: How does it work and its relevant trends (Santiago Stock Exchange, TBD)

13:00-15:00
  • Lunch

15:00-17:00
  • Local Expert: Why Chile?
    Cristian Rodriguez Chiffelle, Invest Chile President

17:00-18:00
  • Local Expert:

    1.Prochile (Jorge Oryan, Director)
    2. Latam world´s integration, commercial war impact in the region (Alejandro Jara, ex WTO Deputy General
    Director)

18:00-19:00
  • Personal reflection: Chile as the regional business hub. (Andronico Luksic Craig to be confirmed)

19:00-00:00
  • Experience + Networking event

Friday 8th
Wrap-up Session

 

9:00-11:00
  • Networking event
11:00-13:00
  • La Moneda Palace visit, President of Chile Sebastian Piñera speech and official photo

13:00-15:00
  • Wine Tasting from the world´s leader
15:00-17:00
  • Wrap-up session + close out ceremony
    (Awards+CJBS Certificate+Lunch)

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Leah Lewis
Leah Lewis

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Leonard Larson
Leonard Larson

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Ruth Leonard
Ruth Leonard

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Susie Vaughn
Susie Vaughn

Marketing Head, Microsoft

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Connor Kim
Connor Kim

Marketing Head, Microsoft

Eleanor Higgins
Eleanor Higgins

Marketing Head, Microsoft

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