Schedule

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Welcome & Registration

5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception & Structured Networking

8:00 p.m. GMAP Alumni Weekend Opening Dinner at Asador de Aranda

Opening Remarks:

Deborah Winslow Nutter
Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Practice, GMAP Director
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Speaker:

Fernando García Casas, F80
Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America
Government of Spain


SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Catalonia Roundtable

Moderator:

Deborah Winslow Nutter

12:00 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch

2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tour of Gothic Quarter (& Optional Picasso Museum Visit)

7:00 p.m. Dinner at El Principal del Eixample

Speaker:

Artur Mas
129th President of the Generalitat of Catalonia


SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Informal Breakfast Discussions

CYBERSECURITY, led by:
Siobhan MacDermott, GMAP13
Global Cybersecurity Public Policy Executive Bank of America

FINTECH, led by:
Arthur Sculley, GMAP09
Co-founder, HyperJar Limited

ENERGY, led by:
Fredrik Norman, GMAP16
Vice President, Communications, Statoil
&
Philippe Rose, GMAP14
Senior Economist, Shell

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Talk: Challenges to Trade and Integration

Speaker:

Professor Barbara Ramos, F08, F16
Adjunct Professor of International Trade and Investment for GMAP
Consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank

12:30 – 6:00 p.m. Lunch at El Nacional & Gaudí Tour

7:30 p.m. GMAP Alumni Weekend Closing Dinner at Mussol Diagonal


*We recently added an interesting speaker event to our residency schedule, and we are thrilled to be able to extend an invitation to the GMAP alumni community. If you happen to still be in Barcelona on Monday the 15th, you are welcome to attend this lunch & talk!

MONDAY, JANUARY 15*

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch & Talk

Speaker:

Raphael Minder
New York Times Correspondent
Author of The Struggle for Catalonia: Rebel Politics in Spain (October 2017)


Please note that the weekend schedule is subject to change. Unless otherwise noted, events and meals will be held at the Gallery Hotel, Barcelona.

 The “Top 10: Barcelona” book is included in the alumni weekend gift bag.