Tuesday, October 16, 2018
"Cooperation for the development of competitive, safe and sustainable ports in the Americas"

11th CIP Meeting – Agenda and Presentations

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Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 José María Morelos y Pavón Meeting Room

 

8:00 – 8:50 Registration and accreditation of participants

 

Inaugural Session

Eleventh Regular Meeting of the CIP

Inter-American Forum of Successful Experiences in Port Development

 

 

9:00 – 9:40

 

Inauguration Ceremony

           

§ Carlos de Icaza

Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico

 

§ Kim Osborne

Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of          American States

 

§ Guillermo Ruíz de Teresa

Coordinator General of Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico

and Chair of the CIP Executive Board

 

§ Gerardo Ruíz Esparza

Secretary of Communications and Transports, Mexico

 

 

9:40 – 9:50

Official photo of the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the CIP

§ Port Authorities and Member States’ Heads of Delegation

 

Inter-American Forum of Successful Experiences in Port Development

(Item 3 of the agenda)

 

 

 

10:00 – 11:30

Sustainable Management for Competitive Port Development

Moderator: Marliz Bermudez, Commercial Director, APM Terminals, Mexico

§ Anuj Chopra, Vice-President for the Americas, RightShip, United States

§ Carleen Lyden Walker, Executive Director, North American Marine Environment Protection Association, United States

§ Maurice de Kok, Director Strategic Business Development, Van Oord, The Netherlands

§ Francisco González, President, Empresa Portuaria de Arica, Chile

 

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break

 

 

11:45 – 12:30

Keynote Address

Ports Role in the New Economy 4.0

On behalf of Maria Ornella Chacon, President, Puertos del Estado: Jaime Luezas, Head of Area Services and Port Communities, Spain

 

 

 

12:30 – 14:00

Sustainable Regional Connectivity

 

Moderator: Andrew Baskin, Vice President, Global Policy and Trade, HudsonAnalytix, United States

§  Disney Barroca, Coordinator General, Department of Port Grants, Ministry of Transportation, Ports and Civil Aviation, Brazil

§ Francisco Espinosa, Director General, DAQUA, Mexico

§ Gonzalo Mórtola, Comptroller, General Port Administration, Argentina

§ Carlos Daniel Martner, Transportation Integration Coordinator, Mexican Institute of Transportation, Mexico

 

 

14:00 – 15:15 Lunch

 

 

 

 

15:30 – 17:00

Disasters and Emergencies:  Risk Management and Business Continuity

Moderator: Michael Brown, Chief, Office of International and Domestic Port Security Assessment Commandant, United States Coast Guard

§ Michael Edgerton, Vice President, Hudson Trident, United States

§ Jose Perdomo, Secretary, Latin-American Society for Terminals and Buoy Operators, Colombia

§ Yuri Gramajo, Regional Manager, T&T Salvage, United States

§ Felipe Caselli, Coordinator, Course on Plan Development Ports Business Continuity (BCP/BCM), Human Resources Training Program for Latin America and the Caribbean, KIZUNA Project, Chile

 

17:00 – 17:15 Coffee break

 

 

17:15 – 17:45

Keynote Speech

Challenges in Developing a Sustainable Dredging Strategy

Luis A. Prieto y Muñoz, President, Piedroba Consulting Group, United States

 

18:00 – 20:00 Welcome cocktail


 

 

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Room José María Morelos y Pavón Meeting Room

 

 

9:00 – 9:30

Keynote Speech

Sustainable and Efficient Port Operations

Miguel Garín, Director of International Development,

ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain

 

 

 

9:30 – 10:55

Modern Port Legislation for Efficient Management

Moderator: Alberto Diaz, CEO, National Port Administration, Uruguay

§ Lludelis Espinal, President and Founder, Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association, Dominican Republic

§ Marita Kramp, Corporate Legal Advisor, Havenbeheer – Suriname Port Management Company, Suriname

§ Claudia Sanchez, President, Mexican Port Infrastructure Association, Mexico

§ José Ramón Ruiz, Head of Department of Corporative Activities, Port Authority of Santander, Spain

 

 

10:55 – 12:20

Comprehensive Port Security and Management

Moderator: Michael Brown, Chief, Office of International and Domestic Port Security Assessment Commandant, United States Coast Guard

§ Mervis Edghill, Senior Vice President Engineering & Port Development, Port Authority of Jamaica

§ James Espino, President, Gnostech Inc., United States

§ Katey Groves, Program Director, Valiant Integrated Services, United States

§ Cynthia Hudson, CEO, Hudson Analytix, United States

 

12:20 – 12:35 Coffee break

 

 

12:35 – 14:00

Social Responsibility and Inclusive Policies in the Maritime-Port Industry

Moderator: Jesus Orozco, Director General, Integral Port Administration of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico

§ Omar Zuniga, Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Port Enterprise, Honduras

§ Vinicio Mella, Director, E&M International Consulting, Dominican Republic

§  Alejandro Trillo, Director, Maritime Sustainability, TGM, Mexico

§ Meredith Pinedo, Deputy Director for Ports, Panama Maritime Authority

 

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

 

Nineteen Meeting of the Executive Board

of the Inter-American Committee on Ports

For  Delegations from Member States only

 

 

15:15 – 15:30

Introduction: Objectives of the 19th Meeting of the CECIP, and adoption of the agreements on the work of the CIP meeting (item 1 of the agenda)

 

Main Objectives of the 19th Meeting of the CECIP

a.   Annual CIP activity report Presentation.

b.   Draft 2019-2020 biennial budget.

c.  Dates for the 20th Meeting of the CECIP.

d.   Dates for the 21st Meeting of the CECIP and the 12th Regular Meeting of the CIP.

e.   Integration of the Style Sub-Committee

f.    Draft Resolution and Plan of Action of Mexico City.

 

 

15:30 – 16:30

Report Presentation (item 2 of the agenda)

 

§ Activity Report of CECIP’s Chair within the framework of the 2016-2018 Montevideo Plan of Action (item 2.a of the agenda).

Guillermo Ruíz de Teresa

Coordinator General of Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico

 

§ Activity Report of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP), within the framework of the 2016-2018 Montevideo Plan of Action (item 2.c of the agenda)

Jorge Durán, CIP Secretary

 

a.   Strengthening and Promoting Inter-American Port Dialogue.

b.   Human Resource Training and Institutional Capacity Building.

c.   Direct Technical Assistance for Port Modernization.

d.   Promotion of Ports of the Americas and Cooperation with the Private Sector.

e.   TAG’s Financial Reports 2016 (second semester), 2017 and 2018 (first semester).

f.    CIP Special Port Program Financial Report.

 

 

 

16:30 – 16:45

Draft 2019-2020 CIP Budget Presentation

 (item 2. c.vi of the agenda)

 

 16:45 – 17:00 Coffee break

 

 

17:00 – 17:55

Consideration of Draft Resolution, Plan of Action of Mexico City and CIP Budget 2019-2020

 

§ Integration of the Style Sub-Committee

§ Draft Resolution of Mexico City (item 4.a of the agenda)

 

§ Draft Plan of Actions of Mexico City (item 4.b of the agenda)

 

§ Draft 2019-2020 Budget of the CIP Special Port Program (item 4.c of the agenda)

 

§ 2018-2020 Candidacies for the CECIP (item 5 of the agenda)

 

§ Venue and dates of the next CIP and CECIP Meeting (item 6 of the agenda):

a.  20th Meeting of the CECIP in 2019

b.  21st Meeting of the CECIP and 12th Meeting of the CIP in 2020

 

§ Other matters: Change of TAG name proposed by the Delegation of Peru

 

§ Conclusions and recommendations (item 7 of the agenda)

 

17:55 – 18:00 Closing Session of the 19th Meeting of the CECIP

 

19:30 – 21:30 Dinner

 

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 José María Morelos y Pavón Meeting Room

 

 

9:00 – 9:30

Registration and accreditation of participants (continued)

 

Eleventh Regular Meeting

of The Inter-American Committee On Ports

 

First Plenary Session

Preliminary Session of Heads of Delegation

Elections of the Authorities of the Meeting

(item 1 of the agenda)

 

 

9:30-10:00

a.    Election of the Meeting’s Chair and Vice-Chairs;

b.    Meeting’s final Agenda and Schedule;

c.    Other matters.

 

Second Plenary Session

Port Dialogue

Execution of the Plan of Action of Montevideo 2016-2018

Activity Reports of the Chairs of the Technical Advisory Groups (TAG)

 

 

10:00 – 10:10

 

TAG on Sustainable Port Management and Environmental Protection Activity Report, chaired by Mexico (item 2.b.ii of the agenda)

Fernando Gamboa, Director General of Port Development and Administration, Coordination General for Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico

 

 

10:10 – 10:20

TAG on Logistics, Innovation and Competitiveness Activity Report, chaired by Panama (item 2.b.i of the agenda)

Meredith Pinedo, Deputy Director for Ports, Maritime Authority of Panama

 

 

10:20 – 10:30

TAG on Port Protection and Security Activity Report, chaired by the United States (item 2.b.iii of the agenda)

Lonnie Kishiyama, Director of International Activities, Maritime Administration, United States Department of Transportation

 

 

10:30 – 10:40

TAG on Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation Activity Report, chaired by Uruguay (item 2.b.iv of the agenda)

Edgardo Amoza, Head of Legal Notarial Area, National Port Administration, Uruguay

 

 

 

10:40 – 10:50

Tourism, Inland Ports and Waterways, Ship Services and Navigation Control Activity Report, chaired by Argentina (item 2.b.v of the agenda)

Gonzalo Mórtola, Comptroller, General Administration of Ports, Argentina

 

 

10:50 – 11:00

TAG on Corporate Social Responsibility, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Activity Report, chaired by Peru (item 2.b.vi of the agenda)

Julio Reinoso, Peruvian Embassy in Mexico on behalf of the National Port Authority

 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

 

Third Plenary Session

 

 

11:15 – 13:15

Dialogue and Debate Roundtable on Integral Port Development: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth.

Moderator: Jorge Durán, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports, Organization of American States

§ Antigua and Barbuda: Darwin Telemaque, Chief Executive Officer, Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority

§ Costa Rica: Olman Elizondo, Vice Minister of Infrastructure, Ministry of Public Works and Transportation

§ Ecuador: Hugo Rodas, Undersecretary for Ports and Maritime and Fluvial Transport

§ Guatemala: Hector Recinos, Vice Minister for Ports and Airports, National Port Commission

§ Mexico: Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, Coordinator General for Ports and Merchant Marine

§ Uruguay: Alberto Díaz, President, National Port Administration

§ Central-American Commission on Maritime Transportation: Otto Noack, Executive Director

§ Port Management Association of the Caribbean: Bishen John, President

 

13:15 – 14:30 Lunch

Fourth Plenary Session

Consideration and Adoption of the Agreements

Election of the Authorities

Venues for future events

(Item 4 of the agenda)

 

 

14:45 – 16:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

§ Consideration and adoption of the agreements reached in the 19th Meeting of the CECIP (item 4 of the agenda).

 

a.     Resolution of Mexico City.

b.     Plan of Action of Mexico City 2018-2020.

c.     Draft 2019-2020 CIP Special Port Program Budget.

 

§ Election of the 2018-2020 CIP Executive Board members, CECIP.

 

§ Venue and date of the 20th Meeting of the CECIP 2019 (item 6 of the agenda).

 

§ Venue and date of the 21st Meeting of the CECIP and 12th Meeting of the CIP 2020 (item 6 of the agenda).

 

§ Change of TAG name proposed by the Delegation of Peru

 

§ Other matters (item 7 of the agenda).

 

 

 

16:30 – 17:00

 

 

Closing Remarks

 

· Jorge Duran

Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports,

Organization of American States

 

· Guillermo Ruíz de Teresa

Coordinator General of Ports and Merchant Marine,

Mexico and outgoing Chair of the CECIP

 

· 2018-2020 CECIP Elected Chair

 

· Kim Osborne

Executive Secretary for Integral Development,

Organization of American States