Friday, December 14, 2018
"Cooperation for the development of competitive, safe and sustainable ports in the Americas"

Agenda and Presentations

Conferencia MIA 2018 EN

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, September 19

08:30 – 09:30                     Registration and Accreditation
09:30 – 10:00                     Opening Remarks

  • H.E. Carlos Trujillo Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Mission of the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • John A. Quelch Dean, Miami Business School and Vice Provost For Executive Education, University of Miami.
  • Lonnie Kishiyama Director, Office of International Activities, Maritime Administration (MARAD), United States Department of Transportation,
  • Jorge Duran Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Fernella Cordle Manager, Security Services, Barbados Port Inc.; Chair of the CIP Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Port Security and Protection
  • Gonzalo Mórtola Port Controller, General Administration of Ports, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chair of the Executive Committee of the CIP (CECIP)

10:00                         Official Group Picture

10:10 – 10:35          Keynote Speech: Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Capabilities for Competitiveness Mike Edgerton, Vice President, HudsonTrident, United States

10:35 – 11:00           Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:20      Risk Mitigation for Improved Port Security Operations: Trends and Challenges Moderator: James Espino, President, Gnostech Inc., United States

Sydney Innis, Vice President, Security & Safety, National Port Authority of Jamaica

Uriel Cantor, Executive Secretary, National Port Protection Commission, (CNPP), Honduras

Frances Bohnsack, Director, South Atlantic Gateway, United States Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD)

12:05 – 12:20          Dialog

12:30 – 14:00          Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:35       Automation in Ports and its Regional Implications for Port Security Moderator: Mona Swoboda, Project Coordinator, Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

Jorge Duran, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP)

Gonzalo Mórtola, Port Controller, General Administration of Ports, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

15:00 – 15:15 Dialog

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:15 Table Top Exercise: Risk Management and Disaster Response in Ports Cynthia Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, HudsonAnalytix

Thursday, September 20

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Accreditation (continued)

09:00 – 09:25 Keynote Speech: Building Capacities for Resilient Security Operations in Ports Michael Brown, Chief, Office of International and Domestic Port Security Assessment Commandant, United States Coast Guard

09:30 – 11:00 Efficient Stakeholder Management in State of Crisis: Disaster Response and Recovery
Moderator: Cynthia Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, HudsonAnalytix

Mauricio Garrido, President, T&T Salvage

Rob Griffiths, Vice President, Maritime Policy, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Guimara Tuñón, Director of Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industry, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP)

Fernando Rivera, General Manager, Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA)

10:50 – 11:05 Dialog

11:05 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:45 Key Aspects in Capacity Building Initiatives for Improved Disaster Risk Management
Moderator: Mauricio Garrido, President, T&T Salvage

Christopher Eddy, Search and Rescue Manager, District Seven Response Office, United States Coast Guard

Adam Birst, Port Security Specialist, Valiant Integrated Services, United States

Troy Vest, Director for Maritime and International Affairs, Gnostech Inc., United States Dialog

12:45 – 14:15 Lunch Break

14:30 – 16:00 Round Table: Key Elements for Efficient Risk Management and National Response Plans
Moderator: Jorge Duran, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OAS)

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

Aaron Jozsef, Manager HSQE, Resolve Marine Group

Mauricio Garrido, President, T&T Salvage

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

Ricardo Izquierdo, President, Latin American Society for Terminals and Buoy Operators (SLOM)

Friday, September 21

09:00 – 09:25 Keynote Speech: Port and Maritime Cybersecurity John Felker, Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, United States Department of Homeland Security

09:30 – 10:45 Tackling Cybersecurity Breaches in Ports
Moderator: Gonzalo Mórtola, Port Controller, General Administration of Ports, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max Bobys, Vice President, HudsonCyber, United States

Shehryar Wahid, Chief Technical Officer, AIS

James Espino, President, Gnostech Inc., United States

Dialog

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:40 Securing Logistic Operations during Emergency Response
Moderator: Darwin Telemaque, Port Manager, Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority

Glenn Wiltshire, Deputy Port Director, Port Everglades, United States

Marco Andrade, Chief, Risk Prevention and Emergencies, Puerto Ventanas, Chile

Fernella Cordle, Manager, Security Services, Barbados Port Inc.

Dialog

12:40 – 13:00 Closing Remarks 

  • Joseph Ganitsky Director, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), University of Miami
  • Lonnie Kishiyama Director, Office of International Activities, Maritime Administration (MARAD), United States Department of Transportation,
  • Jorge Duran Secretary of the Inter-American Committee of Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Fernella Cordle Manager, Security Services, Barbados Port Inc.; Chair of the CIP Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Port Security and Protection
  • Gonzalo Mórtola Port Controller, General Administration of Ports, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Chair of the Executive Committee of the CIP (CECIP)