Different Latin American business schools have an appointment in Rome on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd October 2018 to reflect on Enterprise, Growth and Inclusion in the light of the Social Doctrine of the Church.
The meeting is organized by the IPADE (Pan American University, Mexico) in collaboration with the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross - which hosts it - and is aimed at high-level entrepreneurs from the American continent. The aim – as explains the organizers - is to make sure that these professionals, once back in their countries "can transmit in the different areas of influence the knowledge learned during their stay in Rome, and thus manage their businesses better" in the light of the Catholic Social Doctrine.
The initiative also wants to be a contribution to overcoming the "culture of waste" denounced by Pope Francis, promoting "the creation of institutions and public policies that foster inclusive economic growth".
To do the welcoming, the Prelate of Opus Dei and Grand Chancellor of the University of the Holy Cross, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, to whom will follow the introductory speech by the Cardinal Prefect of the Department for the Integral Human Development Service of the Holy See, Peter A. Turkson.
Among the speakers there will be several experts from the Social Doctrine of the Church and representatives of institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Economic Forum (WEF).
22-23 Ottobre 2018