History of an Eldorado – Lecture by Juan Villena

“What could have been the great industrial investment of the 20th century in Uruguay… The story of my own experience on Uruguay 1993-2006.”

Eldorado… a myth about the search for a wealth that will transform the life of whoever finds it… and the vital adventure it entails for those who undertake it.

In his lecture on 25/03/2019, following his appointment as a Corresponding Academician, Spanish engineer Juan Villena invites us to accompany him in the search for his Uruguayan Eldorado, his professional and personal experience during the decades between the 20th and 21st century, at the head of what was the first foreign investor decided to bet on Uruguay to produce eucalyptus pulp.

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