Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
June 24, 2013

Topic: Renewable Energy and Mining in Honduras

Host: Ambassador Lisa Kubiske

Date, time, time zone for call: Monday, June 24, 2013; 3:00 p.m. EDT (1:00 p.m. local)

Deadline for RSVPs: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Brief description of call: Ambassador Kubiske will commence the conference by briefly discussing the energy and mining industries and introducing the panelists: David Arizmendi, Econ Officer (and moderator), Rossanna Lobo, Foreign Commercial Service Officer, and Frank Cappodoro, executive with Nyrstar Mining who has been working in Honduras for several years. David will discuss recent important legislation that has opened the energy and mining sectors, and some statistics. We will then open the floor to questions and discussion.

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