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"Cooperation for the development of competitive, safe and sustainable ports in the Americas"

Port Finance International Mexico 2015

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Wednesday, June 17, 2015
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location
centro asturiano de polanco


This conference is a meeting point to understand Mexicans ports current and future opportunities and find solutions to challenges.

Mexico’s port development and operations is currently thriving, with great opportunities of product and service provider companies to access high value opportunities.

Join Port Finance International Mexico & LATAM, Explore New Business & Current Developments in the Mexican & LATAM Ports Market and meet leading Mexican & LATAM port stakeholders (public and private).

 

Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday 16th June 2015

08.30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09.20 Welcome Remarks

09.30 Opening Keynote Speech
Guillermo Deister, Director of the Strategic Planning Unity for Ports & Maritime, MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & TRANSPORT (SCT)

SESSION 1: TRANPORT, PORTS AND ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

10.00 Regional Situation in Port Logistics, Competitiveness and Infrastructure
Jorge Duran, Chief of the Secretariat, INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON PORTS OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES

10.30 State of Latin American & Caribbean Ports: Integration and Logistic Collaboration, Challenges, Barriers and Regional Case Studies
Octavio Doerr, Port Specialist – Infrastructure Service Unit, ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (UN-ECLAC)

11.00 Recent Trends Observed in the Shipping and Port Industries
Michel Donner, Senior Advisor, DREWRY

11:30 Coffee Break Kindly Sponsored by Miranda & Estavillo Miranda & Estavillo

 

SESSION 2: MEXICAN PORT DEVELOPMENTS & INVESTMENTS

12.00 Keynote: Vision for Mexican Ports and the Ports Sector
Fernando Gamboa, Director of Development & Ports Administration, MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & TRANSPORT (SCT)

12.15 Matamoros Port Terminal: Key to Strengthen Mexican Ports Infrastructure & Economy
Vicente Saint Martin, General Director, TAMAULIPAS PORTS AUTHORITY

12.35 Port of Veracruz Expansion & the Importance for the Development of the City and the Region
Jorge Antonio Miranda, Director of Project Engineering, VERACRUZ PORT AUTHORITY
Jorge Enrique Baños, Assistant Director of Project Development and Execution, VERACRUZ PORT AUTHORITY

12.55 Development & Infrastructure of the Port of Manzanillo
Jorge Bustos Espino, General Director, MANZANILLO PORT AUTHORITY

13.15 Port of Chiapas, Challenges & Opportunities, The Way for he Especial Economic Zone & Agropark
Edgar Reyes Gonzalez, General Director, MADERO (CHIAPAS) PORT AUTHORITY

13.35 Discussion – Q&A

13:45 Lunch Break

SESSION 3: INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING AND INVESTMENTS

Moderator: Stefan Blum, Director Representative Office Mexico, DEG

15.00 Case Study: The IFC Experience
Diana Ruan, Investment Officer, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION (IFC)

15.20 Market Demand & Port Connectivity Infrastructure Requirements – APP Investment Opportunities
Jaime Aguilar, General Director, ATOP

15.45 Future Investment Challenges for Mexico
Sergio Montano, Executive Director, MCBAINS COOPER Mexico

16:10 Coffee Break Kindly Sponsored by Miranda & Estavillo Miranda & Estavillo

16.30 PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Alternative Financing Schemes
  • Applying PPP Schemes for Port Financing
  • Development Capital Certificates (CKD)

Moderator: Stefan Blum, Director Representative Office Mexico, DEG
Othon Perez, Infrastructure Director, CH2M
Ignacio Garcia de Presno, Partner – Infrastructure & Project Financing, PWC Mexico
Luis A. Arizaga, Head of Acquisitions, MACQUARIE MEXICAN INFRAESTRUCTURE FUND
Carlos Mier y Terán, Deputy Director of Ports, Airports and Tourism Projects, BANOBRAS

17.30 Q&A – Discussion

18.00 Summary Notes and Close of Day 1 followed by Networking Drinks Reception until 19.00

Day 2 – Wednesday 17th June 2015

08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09.10 Welcome Remarks
Moderator: Rodolfo Sabonge, Independent Expert Consultant, MCKINSEY & COMPANY

SESSION 4: IMPACT OF THE ENERGY REFORM, PORT DIVERSIFICATON & CONNECTIVITY

09.15 Challenges faced by Mexico in the Exploitation of Deepwater Hydrocarbons
Oscar Valle Molina, Program Coordinator for Exploitation of Deep Water Fields, Alianza FiiDEM

09.45 Update on Pemex, the Energy Reform and Impact on Port Needs
Javier Vergara, Advisor – Office of the CEO, PEMEX

10.15 Development of Port Infrastructure and Operations
Julio Martinez, President, AMIP

10.45 Ports’ Growth & Logistic Worth of Off-Dock infrastructure
Arturo Cors, Business & Institutional Relations Director, CICE GROUP

11.15 Interconnectivity: Rail Services to the Mexican Ports
Iker de Luisa Plazas, General Director, MEXICAN RAIL ASSOCIATON (AMF)

11:45 Coffee Break

SESSION 5: COMMERCIAL & LEGAL ASPECTS

12.15 The New Mexican Ports Regulatory Structures & Regulatory Risks
Hugo Cruz Valdés, Attorney and Institutional Liaison – Assistant General Director, MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & TRANSPORT (SCT)

12.45 Cabotage Navigation Activities which Support the Energy Sector & the Related National and Foreign Investments and Tax Aspects
Cristina Sánchez Urtiz, Partner, MIRANDA & ESTAVILLO, S.C.

13.15 The Shipping Agents Vision of the Mexican Ports
Francisco J. Orozco Mendoza, President, AMANAC

13:45 Lunch Break

SESSION 6: REGIONAL MEGA & SPECIAL PROJECTS

14.45 Maritime Infrastructure Development in the Central American Region and Caribbean
Rodolfo Sabonge, Independent Expert Consultant, MCKINSEY & COMPANY

15.15 New Canal & Corridor Projects

  • Mexico’s Transoceanic Corridor: It’s Importance for Mexican Foreign Commerce and for the economic and social development of the region
  • Infrastructure & Development of the Logistic Corridor of the Tehuantepec Isthmus: The Salina Cruz Port Perspective
  • Panama Canal Further Expansion

Ovidio Noval Nicolau, General Director, COATZACOALCOS PORT AUTHORITY
Angel Perez Cantu, General Director, SALINA CRUZ PORT AUTHORITY
Luis Ferreira, Supervisor & Specialist in Communications and Historic Documentation, Vice-presidency of Engineering and Programs Administration, PANAMA CANAL AUTHORITY

16:45 Discussion – Q&A

17:15 Summary Notes and Close of Conference