Rob Katz

BOP in Bogota – Conference This Week

I realize I’ve been pretty quiet on NextBillion lately.? Thankfully Derek, Tayo, Nitin, Al, Bill, and Julia have picked up a ton of slack and are writing fantastic pieces.

One of the reasons I’ve been so quiet lately is simply that I haven’t been around much.? Between work travel and a little personal trip (to northern Michigan this weekend — cherry country!) I’ve not spent a full week in the office in nearly a month.That pattern holds up this week – I leave Wednesday for Bogota, Colombia, where I am speaking to a forum on “Business Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid.”? The forum is hosted by Semana and Dinero magazines, and will also feature Juan Luis Martinez, a Spanish CSR expert.? Should be an interesting conference.

In any case, if you know anything about Bogota (my first time there), leave me some tips in the comment section.? And if you’ll be attending the event, be sure to let me know – I’d love to meet up.