Friday, October 20, 2017
"Cooperation for the development of competitive, safe and sustainable ports in the Americas"

Draft Schedule

 

DRAFT SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday 26 July, 2016

 

15:00 – 19:00 Registration and accreditation of participants (Hotel Lobby)

 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

 

07:30 – 08:30   Registration and accreditation of participants (In front of meeting room)

 

08:30 – 08:45 PRELIMINARY SESSION OF THE HEADS OF DELEGATION (item 1 of the agenda)

 

08:45 – 09:00   FIRST PLENARY SESSION:  Election of the Authorities of the Meeting (item 1 of the agenda)

 

  1. Election of the chair and vice-chairs of the meeting;
  2. Integration of the style sub-committee;
  3. Final agenda of the meeting;
  4. Other matters (Administrative)

 

09:00 – 09:30  INAUGURAL SESSION: Inauguration of the X Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

 

Introductory and welcoming remarks by:

  • Alberto Díaz, President of the National Port Administration (ANP) of Uruguay and Chair of the Executive Board of the CIP (CECIP)
  • Dr. Neil Parsan, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay (To be confirmed)

 

09:30 – 09:45  OFFICIAL PHOTO OF THE X REGULAR MEETING OF THE CIP

(Chief of Delegation)

 

INTER-AMERICAN FORUM OF SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCES IN PORT DEVELOPMENT

 

(Point 3 of the agenda)

(Forum organized to promote hemispheric cooperation with the private sector and international agencies through presentations in the CIP priority thematic areas)

 

09:45 – 12:30 SECOND PLENARY SESSION

 

09:45 – 11:00 Logistics, Innovation and Competitiveness: Private Sector Partnerships for Port Development.

 

Moderator: General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Navy of Mexico

  • Ana Rey, President, INALOG, Uruguay
  • Miguel Garín Alemany, Director International Development, Fundación ValenciaPort
  • David Sánchez Heredia, Executive Manager, Strategic State Entreprise of Port Services Administration of Bolivia
  • Questions and Answers

 

11:00 – 11:15 Break

 

11:15 – 12:45   Sustainable Port Management and Environmental Protection: Participation of the Private Sector in the Development of Environmental Policies

 

Moderator: National Institute of Aquatic Spaces

  • Anuj Chopra, Vice-President Americas, Rightship, Australia
  • Héctor Bautista, General Director, Integral Port Administration (API) of Ensenada, Mexico
  • Michael B. Jones, President & CEO, The Maritime Alliance, United States
  • Carlos Abilleira, Prefect, Uruguay Naval National Prefecture / Mauricio Garrido, President, T&T Salvage LLC.
  • Questions and Answers

 

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch (participants must arrange for their own lunch)

 

14:00 – 18:00 THIRD PLENARY SESSION

 

14:00 – 15:15  Port Protection and Security: Cyber Security

 

Moderator: Maritime Administration, DOT, United Sates

  • Max Bobys, Vice-President, Global Strategies, HudsonAnalytix Inc.
  • Yann Alix, General Delegate, SEFACIL Foundation, France
  • Miguel Angel Osuna, President. ISPS Network Mexico International / Carlos Scarpin, Secretary General, ISPS Network Mexico Internacional
  • Questions and Answers

 

15:15 – 16:30 Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation: Dialog Processes for the Improvement of Port Policy Framework

 

Moderator: ANP of Uruguay

  • Octavio Doerr, Ports and Logistics Specialist, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
  • José Modesto Apolo Terán, President, Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM)
  • Lludelis Espinal, President, E&M International Consulting S.RL
  • Questions and Answers

 

16:30 – 16:45 Break

 

16:45 – 18:00  Tourism, Inland Ports and Waterways, Services to Ships and Navigation Control: The Role of the Private Sector in the Logistic Development of River Navigation

 

Moderator: Under-Secretariat of Ports and Waterways, Argentina

  • Jorge Metz, Undersecretary, Secretariat of Ports and Waterways, Argentina
  • Rui Alberto Zibetti, Legal and Foreign Affairs Coordinator / Eduardo Ratton, Project Coordinator, Technological Institute of Transport and Infrastructure, Federal University of Paraná
  • Jurgen Dhollander, PR & Project Manager, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC)
  • Questions and Answers

 

19:00 – 21:00  Cocktail Reception

 

INTER-AMERICAN FORUM OF SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCES IN PORT DEVELOPMENT

(Continuation)

 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

 

08:00 – 09:00   Continuation of the registration and accreditation of participants

 

09:00 – 12:45    FOURTH PLENARY SESSION

 

09:00 – 10:15  Corporate Social Responsibility and Women in Ports: CSR as an Instrument to Improve Port Operations and Increase Competitiveness

 

Moderator: Maritime Authority of Panama (AMP)

  • Ángel Elías, President, Puerto Rosario Management Agency (ENAPRO), Argentina
  • Representative from Uruguay, to be confirmed
  • Ricardo Córdova, Manager of Concessions and Sustainability, Port Company of Arica (EPA)
  • Questions and Answers

 

10:15 – 10:30 Break

 

10:30 –12:00   Trade Facilitation: Inter-Agency Cooperation

 

Moderator: SOGET/SEFACIL

  • Olaf Merk, Administrator Ports and Shipping, International Transport Forum (ITF), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Enrique Fanta, Senior Public Sector Specialist, World Bank Group
  • Alberto Díaz, President of the National Port Administration (ANP) of Uruguay
  • Enrique Martínez Schickendantz, General Manager, Asociación de Despachantes de Aduana del Uruguay (ADAU)
  • Questions and Answers

 

12:00 –12:30   Keynote Speech: Implementation of the Port Community System

 

  • Elva Williams-Richards, Vice-President Finance, Port Authority of Jamaica

 

12:30 – 12:45  Forum Closing Remarks, Amb. Dr. Neil Parsan, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of American States (OAS)

 

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch (participants must arrange for their own lunch)

 

XVII MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON PORTS (CECIP)

 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

 

13:30 – 14:00   Continuation of the registration and accreditation of participants

 

14:00 – 18:30  CECIP PLENARY SESSION

 

14:00 – 14:15  Introduction:  Objectives of the XVII Meeting of the CECIP and adoption of resolutions on the organization of the CIP Meeting’s proceedings (item 1 of the agenda)

 

Main Objectives of the XVII Meeting of the CECIP

 

  1. Submit the annual report on the activities of the CIP;
  2. Proposal of the biennial budget of the Commission;
  3. Agree upon the organization of the XI Regular Meeting of the CIP;
  4. Proposal for amendments to the Regulation;
  5. Proposal of the Declaration and Plan of Action of Montevideo;
  6. Mechanisms for strengthening relations with internal and external strategic partners, the participation of the private sector and related institutions, and the use of management tools, exchange and dissemination of knowledge;
  7. Activities for the improvement and strengthening of human resources in the port sector in the scope of the CIP, including the mobilization of experts, the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the expansion of training opportunities.

 

14:15 – 14:45 Presentation of Reports

 

  • Activity report of the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CECIP) within the framework of the Cartagena Plan of Action, Chairman of the National Port Administration of Uruguay. (item 1 of the agenda)

 

  • Report of the activities of the CIP Secretariat within the framework of the Cartagena Plan of Action 2014-2016, Jorge Durán, Chief of the Secretariat of the CIP (item 2.b of the agenda):
  1. Political Dialog
  2. Capacity Building
    1. Puertos de España
    2. USCG
    3. Valenciaport
    4. SOGET
    5. National Port Authority of Peru
    6. Hemispheric Events
  3. Technical Assistance
    1. Rightship
    2. Model Law
    3. NAMEPA
    4. Ballast Water
    5. Cyber Security
  4. Promotion
    1. Status of the publication of the CIP Magazine (item 2.b of the agenda)
    2. CIP Portal
    3. Participation in events
  5. Status of the Specific Fund “Special Port Program of the CIP 2015” and compliance with the provision of quarterly financial information according to resolution of the General Assembly of the OAS 2648 (XLI- O/11) (item 2.b of the agenda)
  6. Financial Report of the TAGs 2015 and the first half of 2016
  7. Dialogue

 

14:45 – 15:15  Presentation of the Budget Proposal 2017-2018

 

  • Proposal to increase Member States contribution, and budget and funding proposal for the Specific Fund “CIP Special Port Program” 2017-2018, proposal from the Chair of the CECIP (item 4.c and 4.d of the agenda)
  • Dialogue

 

15:15 – 15:30 Break

 

15:30 – 18:15  Consideration of Proposed Plan of Action and Declaration of Montevideo

 

  • Montevideo Declaration (item 4.a of the agenda)
  • Plan of Action of Montevideo (item 4.b of the agenda)
  • Proposal for amendments to the Regulation
  • Caribbean Cooperation Framework for Port Facilities Protection Officers
  • Venue and date of the next CIP and CECIP Meetings (item 6 of the agenda)
    1. XVIII Meeting of the CECIP 2017
    2. XIX Meeting of the CECIP and XI Meeting of the CIP 2018
  • Nomination of new CECIP and TAG Authorities 2016 – 2018 (item 6 of the agenda)
  • Other issues: conclusions and recommendations. (item 8 of the agenda)

 

18:15 – 18:30 CLOSING SESSION OF THE XVII MEETING OF THE CECIP

 

X REGULAR MEETING

OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON PORTS

OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES

 

“PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS FOR PORT DEVELOPMENT”

 

Friday, July 29, 2016

 

08:00 – 09:00   Continuation of the registration and accreditation of participants

  • Top of Form

 

09:00 – 13:00  FIFTH PLENARY SESSION

 

Port Dialogue and Compliance Assessment of the Plan of Action: Executive Reports of the Chairs of the Technical Advisory Groups (TAG) on the implementation of the Cartagena Action Plan, presentation of associate members, special guests and dialogue.

 

09:00 – 10:00  Logistics, Innovation and Competitiveness

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Logistics, Innovation and Competitiveness (Presented by the delegation of Mexico), Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Navy of Mexico (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Gonzalo Davagnino, General Manager, Puerto Valparaíso
  • Martín Rojas, Senior Adviser for the Americas, International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  • Dialogue

 

10:00 – 10:15 Break

 

10:15 – 11:15   Sustainable Port Management and Environmental Protection

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Sustainable Port Management and Environmental Protection (Presented by the Delegation of Venezuela) Captain Cesar Vladimir Romero Salazar, President, National Institute of Aquatic Spaces (INEA) (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Navy of Mexico
  • Pablo Cisneros, Chief Executive-Regional Program for Energy Efficiency, Development Bank of Latin America (CAF)
  • Dialogue

 

11:15 – 12:15   Port Protection and Security

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Port Security and Safety (Presented by the Delegation of United States) Andrew Baskin, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Mike Edgerton, Vice-President, Hudson Trident
  • Dialogue

 

12:15 – 13:30   Lunch (participants must arrange for their own lunch)

 

14:15 – 18:15  SIXTH PLENARY SESSION

 

13:30 – 14:30   Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation (Presented by the Delegation of Uruguay) Alberto Díaz, President, National Port Administration, Uruguay (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Ana Brunet, Specialist on Port Law, Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM)
  • José Antonio Pejovés, Lawyer, Pejovés Marítimo Law Firm and CIP Consultant.
  • Dialogue

 

14:30 – 15:45 Tourism, Inland Ports and Waterways, Ship Services and Navigation Control

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Tourism, Inland Ports and waterways, Ship Services and Navigation Control (Presented by the Delegation of Argentina) Jorge Metz, Under-Secretary of Ports and Waterways of Argentina (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Alejandro González, President, Navegation Center of Uruguay
  • Mauricio Garrido, Former President of the American Salvage Association (ASA)
  • Kevin P. Knight, Economist, Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources – PIANC-USA
  • Dialogue

 

15:45 – 16:00 Break

 

16:00 – 17:00  Corporate Social Responsibility and Women in Ports

 

  • Activity Report of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Social Responsibility and Women in Ports (Presented by the Delegation of Panama) José Aranda, Assistant Director, Ports and Auxiliaries Maritime Industries, Maritime Authority of Panama. (item 2.c of the agenda)
  • Enrique Suárez, Director Argentina, Stericycle
  • Yann Alix, General Delegate, SEFACIL Foundation, France
  • Dialogue
  •  

    17:00 – 18:00 CLOSING SESSION

     

    • Consideration and adoption of the Draft Declaration and Plan of Action of Montevideo (item 5 of the agenda)
    • Consideration and adoption of the agreements reached in the XVII of the CECIP (item 5 of the agenda)
    • Election of new CIP Authorities of the CECIP and Chair of the TAGs 2016-2018 (item 6 of the agenda)
    • Venue and date of the XI Regular Meeting of the CIP and the XVIII Meeting of the CECIP (item 7 of the agenda)
    • Other business (item 8 of the agenda)

     

    • Closing Remarks:
      • Alberto Díaz, President of the National Port Administration (ANP) of Uruguay and Chair of the Executive Board of the CIP (CECIP).
      • Elected CECIP Chairman address
      • Víctor Rossi, Minister of Transport of Uruguay
      • Dr. Neil Parsan, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of American States (OAS)