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Online broadcast between 8:00 and 14:00 Colombia time by


FIRST DAY, Tuesday, August 3:

8:00 First session, opportunities in the development of ports in Colombia

Olga Lucía Ramírez Duarte, Vice Minister of Infrastructure, Ministry of Transport

8:55 Q&A

9:05 Break

9:20 Second session, the role of the private sector in the development of the ports sector (part 1)

10:30 Q&A

10:45 Break

11:05 Third session, Chile and Ecuador investment opportunities

Xavier Ugolotti, Undersecretary of Ports And Maritime and River Transport, Ministry of Transport And Public Works - Ecuador

12:10 Q&A

12:25 Break

12:45 Fourth session, investment opportunities in Costa Rica and Panama

Flor Pitty, Director of Ports and Auxiliary Marine Industries, Panama Maritime Authority (AMP)

13:30 Q&A

SECOND DAY, Wednesday, August 4:

8:00 Fifth session, future of ports sector in Mexico

8:45 Q&A

9:00 Break

9:20 Sixth session, the role of the private sector in the development of the ports sector (part 2)

10:40 Q&A

10:55 Break

11:05 Seventh session, investment opportunities in Brazil

Ana Luiza Becker Salles, Director, Special Secretariat of The Investment Partnership Program (SPPI)

Disney Neto , General Coordinator of Port Lease Modelling, National Secretariat of Ports and Waterway Transport

12:10 Q&A

12:25 Break

12:45  Eighth session, priorities in ports projects in Argentina and Uruguay

Jose Beni, Controller, General Administration of Ports - Argentina

13:30 Q&A

THIRD DAY, Thursday August 5, one to one meetings between public sector representatives, private companies and investors


The forum will include presentations by senior government officials and private companies, it will also offer the opportunity to:

  • Understand plans in the region for ports projects
  • Meet with government officials
  • Obtain clear views about the contracting process and planning
  • Private sector experiences, lessons learned
  • Financing and investment in projects


In addition, the summit will include individual private meetings organized according to the objectives and priorities of the participants:

  • Our team will organize one to one meetings
  • Attendees can plan in advance who they would like to meet based on their goals and priorities
  • Participation with senior government officials in pre-scheduled meetings
  • Discuss business and partnership opportunities