Heine Panels at Hemispheric Security Conference

(Amb. Jorge Heine pictured in center)

Professor Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was invited to Miami, Florida on May 1-2, 2023 to speak at Florida International University for the VIII Hemispheric Security Conference

The VIII Hemispheric Security Conference is an annual conference where experts on academia, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and private sectors gather to discuss the most pressing security challenges facing the Western Hemisphere. The meeting gathered speakers from around the Americas including thought leaders from hemispheric governments, senior military officials, and leaders of the industry. Professor Heine participated on the panel “In the Middle: Opportunities and Challenges in the Era of Strategic Competition,” and spoke on why Latin America is embracing active non-alignment.

Ambassador Jorge Heine is a Research Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He has served as ambassador of Chile to China (2014-2017), to India (2003-2007), and to South Africa (1994-1999), and as a Cabinet Minister in the Chilean Government. Read more about Ambassador Heine on his Pardee School faculty profile.