Latin American Mayors Forum

The Latin American Mayors Forum in Copenhagen will gather high-level decision-makers from all over Latin America, the Caribbean and the Nordics making it an efficient way to engage face-to-face with overseas VIPs, including mayors from key cities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The Confederation of Danish Industry, the Nordic Development Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank invite Danish companies to attend a two-day Latin American Mayors Forum in Copenhagen.

The forum will take place at Industriens Hus in Copenhagen from 9 am to 12 noon both mornings, divided into specific sessions within the broader scope of ‘Urban Cities’. You can sign up for either one or two days at the following sessions:

27 May: Transportation is more than cars
27 May: Revitalize your city through urban regeneration
28 May: The Green, Inclusive and Resilient City
28 May: The Smart City 

Who Should Join? 

Attending the forum is highly relevant for companies  with regional interests and operations within the following sectors:

  • Water Infrastructure and Sanitation
  • Waste Management and Waste to Energy
  • Transportation and Smart Mobility
  • Green Energy and Smart Grid Systems
  • Digital Technology and IoT
  • Learning, Education and Innovation
  • Public Safety and Security

 Why Join? 

Cities all over the world face the climate changes, and the need for creating sustainable and climate resilient cities provide a market opportunity for several companies.

The conference gathers high-level decision makers from a wide variety of cities from Latin America  and the Caribbean. This is your chance to get a first hand impression of the challenges and opportunities in these markets. By understanding the needs of the LAC markets you will be well prepared for expanding your business to this vibrant region.

Another important feature of the conference is the valuable networking opportunity. The Latin American Mayors Forum is your chance to network with relevant decision makers on mayor level from the Nordic and the LAC region, who are all interested in green city development.

 You Will Get 

The Latin American Mayors Forum constitutes an excellent opportunity for your company within a broad scope of opportunities. By joining the Mayors Forum you will:

  • Get to network with key decision makers on city level from both the LAC and the Nordic region 
  • Get to learn about challenges and opportunities in the Latin American markets
  • Get knowledge about the B2G process
  • Get a chance to increase sales to the region

 Attending Cities 

Country City  Name  Title Institution
Barbados Bridgetown Stuart Layne CEO

Barbados Tourism Investment Inc

Bolivia Cochabamba Jose Maria Leyes Justiniano Alcalde Gobierno Autónomo Municipal de Cochabamba
Brasil  Vitoria Luciana Rezende Prefeito Prefeitura de Vitoria
Brasil  Manaos Athur Virgilio Neto Prefeito Prefeitura Municipal de Manaos
Chile  Santiago Felipe Alessandri  Alcalde Ilustre Municipalidad de Santiago
Chile Providencia Evelyn Matthei Fornet Alcaldesa Alcaldia de Providencia
Colombia Rionegro

Andres Julián Rendon Cardona

Alcalde Alcaldia de Rionegro
Colombia TBD TBD TBD Ministry of Housing


Nasry Asfura Alcalde

Alcaldia Municipal de Distrito Central

Mexico Guadalajara Ismael Del Toro Castro Presidente Municipal

Gobierno de Guadalajara

Mexico Monterrey Adrian Emilio de la Garza Santos Presidente Municipal

Gobierno Municipal de Monterrey

Paraguay Asuncion

Mario Aníbal Ferreiro Sanabria


Municipalidad de Asunción

Peru  Rimac Pedro Rosario Tueros Alcalde

Municipalidad Distrital del Rímac



Daniel Marcelo Jacinto


Municipalidad Provincial de Trujillo

Trinidad & Tobago

San Fernando

Alderman Junia Regrello

His Worship The Mayor

San Fernando City Corporation

Tentative Program

    • Registration

    • Welcome

    • Panel: Transportation is more than cars - Integrated Transportation Systems

    • Panel: Revitalize your city through Urban Regeneration - How can cities solve their own problems with the resources at hand?

    • Registration

    • Welcome

    • Panel: The Green, Inclusive and Resilient City

    • Panel: The Smart City

Malene Rygaard

Questions regarding practicalities

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Emil Stub

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