The Latin American Policy Association (LAPA) at McCourt seeks to disseminate knowledge and awareness about Latin American issues and policies among the Georgetown community, in addition to advancing the interests of Latin American students in the McCourt School and in the larger D.C. community.

This spring, LAPA is honored to host the 4th annual Omnia Conference Fighting Corruption in Latin America. Omnia convenes Latin American students from different public policy schools in the United States, and policy experts to discuss pressing issues in the Americas.

This two-day conference in April includes activities such as expert panels, keynote speaker conference, networking activities, workshops, and sightseeing. The Omnia Conference is open to public policy students at Georgetown and beyond.  Register today!

Omnia Conference: Fighting Corruption in Latin America

Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Old North 205

37th & O Streets NW

Washington, DC 20057


Friday, April 5th

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Registration and welcome remarks: LAPA President. (Light breakfast will be provided.)

9:30 am – 11:00 am: “Policymaking Skills” Workshop Part 1.

Facilitator: Bob Kyle, Adjunct Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy and partner at Hogan Lovells.

11:00 am – 11:15 am: Coffee break.

11:15 am – 1:00 pm: “Policymaking Skills” Workshop Part 2.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch break. (Lunch will be provided.)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Tour of Washington, DC.

Saturday, April 6th

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Registration. (Light breakfast will be provided.)

9:30 am – 11:00 am: "Corruption: Challenges to the Rule of Law" Panel

11:00 am – 11:30 am: Coffee break.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm: "The Role of the Private Sector in Preventing and Fighting Corruption" Panel.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch. (Lunch will be provided.)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm: "Civic Engagement and Citizens’ Responsibility in Fighting Corruption" Panel.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Keynote Address.

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Closure Cocktail.

We hope to see you there!