Thirty Second Lecture of The Lecture Series of the Americas Luis Alberto Moreno President of the Inter-American Development Bank “The Financial Crisis and its Impact on the Americas” Monday, January 12, 2009 3:00 PM (Eastern Time) - Hall of the Americas, OAS 3:00pm Welcome by OAS Secretary General, José Miguel Insulza 3:05pm Ambassador Osmar Chohfi, Chair of the Permanent Council and Permanent Representative of Brazil to the OAS, introduces Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank 3:10pm Speech by Mr. Moreno. 3:40pm Question and answer session Moderator: Irene Klinger, Director, Department of International Affairs and Coordinator of the Lecture Series The Lecture Series of the Americas is disseminated throughout the Americas by satellite and high-quality webcast. Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN-TV) in the United States, EDUSAT in Mexico, The Voice of America, Venevisión Continental, and several other TV and radio networks carry the broadcast in the OAS Member States. The Lecture Series is transmitted live on the web at www.oas.org. * Headsets are available in the rear of the Hall of the Americas for simultaneous interpretation into English and Spanish.