• 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      Registration at the lobby of the InterContinental Hotel Miami
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Technical Visit to the Port of Miami
      (Technical visit with prior booking – spaces are limited)
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      AAPA Latin American Delegation Meeting
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
      WELCOME RECEPTION AT THE RUSTY PELICAN RESTAURANT
    • 8:30 AM
      Registration at the Convention Center of the InterContinental Hotel Miami
    • 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
      OPENING CEREMONY BY GOVERNMENTAL & AAPA AUTHORITIES
    • 9:20 AM - 10:30 AM
      THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT: AND PORTS
      PERSPECTIVES FOR THE FUTURE OF MARITIME TRANSPORTATION

      Moderator and conclusions,
      Chris Connor, Incoming President and CEO, AAPA - USA

        Speakers,
      • Ricardo Sánchez, Trade, Integration and Infrastructure Division, ECLAC
      • Kathy Metcalf, President and CEO, Chamber of Shipping of America - USA
      • Joshua Hurwitz, Senior Consultant, Commercial Advisory Services, Moffatt & Nichol - USA
    • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
      PORT PROJECTS IN LATIN AMERICA

      Moderator and conclusions,
      Jorge Durán, Chief of the Secretariat, Inter-American Committee on Ports – CIP/OAS

        Speakers,
      • Disney Barroca Neto, Fiscal Counsel, Ministério da Infraestrutura, Brazil
      • Andrea Centeno Rodríguez, Executive President of the Port Administration and Economic Development Board of the Atlantic Coast (JAPDEVA) – Costa Rica (*)
      • Héctor López Gutiérrez, General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine of Mexico
      • José Luis Domínguez Covarrubias, Deputy Secretary of Transportation - Chile
    • 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
      “Up close” with:

      Mark Montgomery
      President & CEO - Ports America - USA

      Presented by: Juan Kuryla, Director & CEO, PortMiami - USA

    • 12:50 PM - 1:00 PM

      Signing of Agreement between Port Miami & Port of Santos (Brazil)

    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
      • THE LARGE-SCALE PORT
        Francisco Silva Donoso, President of the Board, Empresa Portuaria San Antonio - Chile
      • PORT VISION TOWARDS 2040:CASE OF BAHÍA BLANCA
        Miguel Donadío, President, Consorcio de Gestión del Puerto de Bahía Blanca - Argentina
      • PRESENTATION BY FENOP
        Sergio Aquino, President, Federação Nacional dos Operadores Portuários (FENOP) - Brazil
      • PRESENTATION BY THE PORT AUTHORITY OF GUAYAQUIL
        Damián Velasco, Manager, Autoridad Portuaria de Guayaquil – Ecuador (*)

      Moderator and conclusions: Alberto Díaz, President, Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) – Uruguay

    • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
      COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
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    • 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
      AWARDING OF PPM LATINO CERTIFICATES
    • 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
      CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES IN SHIPPING AND PORT OPERATIONS

      Moderator and conclusions
      Francisco Javier González Silva, President-Elect, AAPA Latin American Delegation– Chile

        Speakers,
      • Gary P. LaGrange, President& CEO, GARY LAGRANGE and Assoc., LLC / Former president & CEO - Port of New Orleans (2001-2017) - USA
      • Edward Gonzalez, President, Seaboard Marine Ltd.– USA (*)
      • Franco Gandolfo, General Manager, Empresa Portuaria Valparaíso – Chile (*)
      • Gabriel Quadri de la Torre, Managing Partner, Sistemas Integrales de Gestión Ambiental (SIGEA) – Member of the Asociación Mexicana de Infraestructura Portuaria, Marítima y Costera (AMIP) - Mexico
    • 5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
      PRESENTATION BY THE PORT OF CARTAGENA, HOST OF THE XXIX LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS OF PORTS 2020

      Giovanni Benedetti, Director, Marketing & Sales, Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena S.A. - Colombia

    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      HAPPY HOUR IN THE EXHIBIT HALL SPONSORED BY THE PORT OF CARTAGENA
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
      LOGISTICS 4.0 REVOLUTIONIZES THE PORTS SECTOR: HOW IS THE INDUSTRY ADAPTING?

      Moderator and conclusions,
      Patrick Verhoeven, Managing Director of Policy and Strategy of the International Association of Ports and Harbors – IAPH–BELGIUM

        Speakers,
      • Agustina Calatayud, Transportation Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank (BID) - USA
      • Kris Kosmala, Director of Smart Port Operations Digital Solutions - Royal Haskoning DHV – The Netherlands
      • Mario Cordero, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach - USA
      • Representative of TEC II Lázaro Cárdenas / APM TERMINALS MEXICO (*)
    • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      CYBER SECURITY IN LOGISTICS: CHALLENGES FOR MARITIME TRANSPORT AND PORTS

      Andrew Baskin
      Vice President, Global Policy and Trade, HudsonAnalytix, Inc. - USA

    • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
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    • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
      THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM’S AUTOMATION EXPERIENCES AND SMART PORTS MODEL

      René Van Der Plas
      Director, Port of Rotterdam International - The Netherlands

    • 11:50 AM - 1:15 PM
      • MANAGING THE FUTURE GENERATION OF PORTS AND TERMINALS
        Feliciano Spina, Sales Director, Bedeschi – Italy
      • SUSTAINABLE EFFICIENCY IN BULK TERMINALS
        Julián Luna Beckley, CEO, South Point Engineering – USA
      • THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE HARBOR PILOT IN MARITIME BUSINESS
        Guillermo Gómez Garay, Project Manager, FORCE Technology – Denmark
      • PRESENTATION BY PTP GROUP
        Guillermo Misiano, President, PTP Group - Argentina

      Moderator and conclusions: Armando Duarte-Peláez, Former AAPA Chairman – Colombia

    • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
      LUNCH Sponsored by
    • 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
      PERSPECTIVES AND TRENDS IN THE GLOBAL CRUISE INDUSTRY

      Moderator and conclusions,
      Rafael Díaz-Balart, AAPA Latin American Coordinator - USA

        Speakers,
      • David Pino Roca, Head of Territorial Planning and Technical Management of Concessions at the Port of Barcelona - Spain
      • Dee Cooper, SVP Design & Costumer Experience, Virgin Group – UK
      • Gonzalo Mórtola, President, AGP – Port of Buenos Aires – Argentina
    • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
      COFFEE & NETWORKING IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
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    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

      ROUND TABLE WITH SHIPPING COMPANIES AND PORTS

      • Carlos Urriola, Executive Vice President, Manzanillo International Terminal Panamá S.A (MIT)
      • Héctor Tamburini, Commercial and Logistics Regional Senior Manager, DP World - USA
      • Ricardo Arten, CEO, Brasil Terminal Portuário – Brazil
      • Antonio Domínguez, Area Managing Director for the East Coast of South America at A.P. Moller – Maersk - Panama
      • Maximiliano Alcorta, Regional Operations Manager WCSA, Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. - Chile

      Facilitated by: Miguel Garín-Alemany, International Development Director, Fundación Valenciaport - Spain

    • 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
      CLOSING CEREMONY BY AAPA LATIN AMERICAN DELEGATION AUTHORITIES

    • 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
      CLOSING DINNER PARTY ABOARD THE GRAND FLORIDIAN YACHT
    (*) TBC

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