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

Presentation- XIII Port-Maritime Congress

AGENDA

                             

Monday, November 19

8:00 – 9:00                           Registration

9:00 – 09:30                       Opening Ceremony

                                               Guatemalan National Anthem

                                               Opening Remarks

 

09:30 – 9:45                       Time Adjustment

 

9:45 – 10:30                        Keynote Speech “Competitive and Sustainable Port Management as key to Competitiveness”

                                                Robert West, Chief Senior Consultant, International Ports & Marine Terminals, DUAGA, United States

10:30 – 10:50                     Coffee Break

10:50 – 12:05                      Port Protection and Competitiveness – Finding the Right Balance

Moderator: Jorge Durán, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OAS)

  • Michael Edgerton, Vice President, HudsonTrident, United States
  • Troy Vest, Director for Maritime and International Affairs, Gnostech Inc., United States
  • Q&A

12:05 – 13:20                      Public – Private Partnerships: Investing to Improve Port Infrastructure

Moderator: Guimara Tuñón, Director General for Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Panama

  • Alejandro Trillo, Director, Maritime Sustainability, TGM. México
  • Jorge Durán, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Roberto Sagastume, Executive Director for ANADIE, Guatemala
  • Q&A

13:20 – 13:30                     Official Group Picture

 

13:30 – 14:50                     Lunch

14:50 – 16:05                     Sustainable and Competitive Port Management

Moderator: Jorge Durán, Secretary, Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), Organization of American States (OAS)

  • Guimara Tuñón, Director General for Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Panama
  • Omar Zuniga, Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Port Enterprise, Honduras
  • Andres Castellanos, Northern University, Colombia
  • Q&A

 

16:05 – 16:25                      Coffee Break

 

16:25 – 17:10                 Keynote Speech: Port Evolution: Key Aspects of Port Evolution

Miguel Garín, Director of International Development, ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain

  • Q&A

 

19:00 – 21:30                     Welcome Dinner

                                               April Theater

                                               Sponsored by the National Port Commission (CPN) of Guatemala

 

 Tuesday, November 20

 

9:00 – 10:15                         Trade Facilitation through an Effective Logistics Chain

Moderator: Miguel Garín, Director of International Development, Valenciaport Foundation, Spain

10:20 – 10:40                      Coffee Break

10:40 – 12:10                       Technological Innovation for Port Modernization

Moderator: Anuj Chopra, Vice President for the Americas, RightShip, Australia

  • Salvador Navarro, Technical Director of Program Evaluation, General Coordination for Ports and Merchant Marine, Secretariat of Communication and Transport, Mexico
  • Andrew Baskin, Vice President, Global Policy and Trade, HudsonAnalytix, United States
  • Omar Ramírez, Member, Guatemala Shipping Association
  • Katey Groves, Program Manager, Valiant Integrated Services, United States
  • Q&A

 

12:20 – 14:00                      Lunch

14:00 – 15:15                       Port Development in Guatemala – dialog

Moderator: Javier Zepeda, Industry Camera of Guatemala

  • Hector Recinos, Vice Minister for Ports, Port Authority, Guatemala
  • Bayron Monterrosa, President, Santo Tomas de Castilla Port, Guatemala
  • Ricardo Monterroso, Adviser, Quetzal Port
  • Ramsés Lobo, Logistics Manager, Terminal Ferroviaria Puerto Barrios
  • Q&A

15:15 – 15:35                      Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:55                      Best Practices: Sustainable Port Development and Environmental Protection

Moderator: Nolasco Salazar, General Manager, ENAPRO, Argentina

  • Anuj Chopra, Vice President for the Americas, RightShip, Australia
  • Otto Noack, Executive Director, Central-American Commission on Maritime Transport (COCATRAM)
  • Jurgen Bartelink, Regional Economic Envoy, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Q&A

17:00 – 17:45                      Round Table and Conclusions

                                                Moderator: Miguel Garín, Director of International Development, ValenciaPort Foundation, Spain

  • Guimara Tuñón, Director General for Ports and Auxiliary Maritime Industries, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Panama
  • Omar Zuniga, Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Port Enterprise, Honduras
  • Otto Noack, Executive Director, Central-American Commission on Maritime Transport (COCATRAM)
  • Rodolfo Ferber, President, National Port Commission, Guatemala

 

17:45 – 18:00                      Closing Remarks

                                    Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

Rodolfo Ferber, President, National Port Commission, Guatemala

19:00 – 21:30                       Closing Cocktail

Hotel Westin Camino Real

Sponsored by Terminal Ferroviaria de Puerto Barrios