SEBASTIÁN SLOBAYEN

Secretary of Coordination and Tourism Investment SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR TOURISM OF ARGENTINA
Sebastián Slobayen is Secretary of Coordination and Tourism Investment of Ministry of Tourism of Argentina. He is responsible for public investment policies development, promotion and incentives to private investments in the tourism sector, and coordination with multilateral and financial institutions. Before, Mr. Slobayen was Secretary of Institutional Coordination and Planning of Corrientes Province, Argentina. Mr. Slobayen worked in different Latin American countries as consultant in public and private investment and development projects. He also acted as consultant for the United Nations Development Programme and Argentina Federal Investment Council. He assumed managerial and consultancy positions in many companies and projects on organizational strategies, investment, marketing and internationalization in Argentina, South America and Southeast Asia. He coordinated institutional projects on strategic planning in different universities and faculties, and is a university professor in Argentina, Paraguay and Colombia. Mr. Slobayen is an economist and magister in MBA programmes. In addition to his Master of Business Administration degree, he also completed his postgraduate studies in Public Policies Management and Control; and in Public Policies and Regional Integration in INDES BID and Harvard Kennedy School.
Speaker’s sessions
Mon, Oct 14, 09:00AM - 12:15PM

Panel Session 1: Tourism Investment and Cooperation in the Global Multilateral System

SI: English & Putonghua

Tourism cooperation based on the global order of multilateralism has driven the sustained growth of services and trade among countries and has great potential to boost tourism investment. How can government departments work with professional organizations to create more room for investment and the development of tourism projects? What are the opportunities and challenges in tourism investment and in international cooperation?