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It is the most relevant international investment event in the Central American region, organized by the Guatemala Chamber of Industry together with Government of the Republic of Guatemala, through the Ministry of Economy.
It will reunite investors, business leaderships from different parts of the world and entrepreneurs from different areas. With investment projects for US$9 billion, in Public-Private Alliances and in public and private initiatives.
With over 2,000 participants from different parts of the world, among them, 250 investors and 700 business meetings, it will facilitate the opportunity to make strategic alliances and learn about investment projects, strengthening the integration of the region.

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Speakers

Juan Pablo Castañón Castañón

Juan Pablo Castañón Castañón

President of the Business Coordinating Council of Mexico, Keynote Speaker

Guillermo Montano

Guillermo Montano

Founder of Transactel

Víctor Hernando Rivera Díaz

Víctor Hernando Rivera Díaz

CEO, Central American Energy Transportation Company -TRECSA.

Alfonso Algara F.

Alfonso Algara F.

President of the Board of the Free Trade Zone for Industry and Commerce Santo Tomas de Castilla

Todd D. Robinson

Todd D. Robinson

Ambassador of the United States to Guatemala

Enrique Godoy García-Granados

Enrique Godoy García-Granados

Presidential Commissioner for Urban Development, Local Competitiveness and Critical Infrastructure

Jorge Benavides

Jorge Benavides

Executive Director of the Private Competitiveness Council

Lucrecia Beatriz Ruiz Urizar

Lucrecia Beatriz Ruiz Urizar

Interim Executive Director National Agency for Alliance for the Development of Economic Infrastructure -ANADIE

Edgar Figueroa

Edgar Figueroa

President and CEO of Wi- Fi Alliance

Carlos Argüello

Carlos Argüello

President and Founder of Studio C

Marcos Andrés Antil

Marcos Andrés Antil

President and Founder of Xumak, LLC.

Sergio Flores

Sergio Flores

Electronics Engineer, Samsung Electronics / Smartphone Division /IOT HW Development Group

Maria Fernanda Garza

Maria Fernanda Garza

President of ICC Mexico and CEO of Orestia

Deiby Gómez

Deiby Gómez

CEO Nuvola S.A. & Oracle ACE Director

Ruth Dempsey

Ruth Dempsey

Chief Scientist at Phillip Morris International

Jorge A. Ruiz

Jorge A. Ruiz

Founder and CEO of Above and Beyond Tech y Ex Business Development & Digital Banking Head for Citi Latin America

Eduardo Parra Díaz

Eduardo Parra Díaz

Vicepresident Supply Chain in Colombina

Fernando López Fernández

Fernando López Fernández

President of AILA - Latin American Industrial Association -

Alberto Padilla

Alberto Padilla

Economic and financial journalist

Jorge Londoño De la Cuesta

Jorge Londoño De la Cuesta

General Manager of Empresas Públicas de Medellín –EPM–

Preliminary Agenda

8 Nov, 2016
Time Event
14:00 - 18:00 CREDENTIALS PICK-UP
At the entrance to the Auditorium in the Westin Camino Real Hotel
9 Nov, 2016
Time Event
8:00 - 8:15 Ribbon-cutting and walk through the stands area
Lobby of the Convention Center
8:15 - 9:45 Inaugural Ceremony – Convention Center.
• Intonation of the National Anthem of Guatemala
• Address by the Vicepresident of the Guatemala Chamber of Industry, Mr. Juan Carlos Tefel del Carmen
• Guatemala: Economic Policy 2016-2021. Minister of Economy of Guatemala, Mr. Rubén Morales
• Address by the President of the Coordinator of Associations Agricultural, Commercial and Financial Committee -CACIF- Mr. José González Campo
• Address by the President of the Republic of Guatemala, Mr. Jimmy Morales
9:45 - 10:00 Guatemala: A Destination for Investment.
• Business Sector Coordinator of the Executive Committee PRONACOM, Mr. Ricardo Mansilla
10:00 - 11:15 Innovation: a way of transforming companies and improving societies.
Panelists:
• Deiby Gómez, Oracle ACE Director
• Sergio Flores, Electronics Engineer, Samsung Electronics / Smartphone Division /IOT HW Development Group
• Ruth Dempsey, Chief Scientist at Phillip Morris International
Moderator, Alberto Padilla, Economic and Financial International Journalist
11:15 - 12:30 Accelerating development and uniting borders with technology
Panelists:
• Edgar Figueroa, President and Executive Director of WI-FI Alliance
• Jorge A. Ruiz, Founder and CEO of Above and Beyond Tech y Ex Business Development & Digital Banking Head for Citi Latin America
• Marcos Andrés Antil, President and Founder of Xumak, LLC
Moderator, Alberto Padilla, Economic and Financial International Journalist
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
(free time)
14:30 - 15:45 Economic Growth, a Challenge for All.
Panelists:
• Carlos Argüello, President and Founder of Studio C
• Guillermo Montano, President of Telus International Americas
• Victor Hernando Rivera, General Manager TRECSA
Moderator, Fernando López, President of the Latin American Industrial Association – LAIA –
15:45 - 16:15 Fighting Corruption: Key to Economic Growth. Main conference.
Juan Pablo Castañon, President of the Business Coordinating Council of Mexico
16:15 - 18:00 Institutional Strenghtening and the Business Climate
Panelists:
• Maria Fernanda Garza, President of ICC Mexico and CEO of Orestia
• Eduardo Parra, Vicepresident Supply Chain in Colombina
• Jorge Londoño de la Cuesta, General Manager of Empresas Públicas de Medellín –EPM-
• Todd Robinson, Ambassador of the United States to Guatemala
Moderator, Alberto Padilla, Economic and Financial International Journalist
18:45 - 19:30 Shuttle to the National Palace of Culture.
(invitation required)
10:00 - 16:00 Parallel activities to the conference program.
• Activities for entrepreneurs – Los Lagos meeting room
• App Challenge – Pintores meeting room and auditorium
• Investment and business roundtables – Los Lagos meeting room
10 Nov, 2016
Time Event
8:30 - 9:00 Public - Private Partnerships, opportunities for investment
Lucrecia Ruiz, Interim Director of the National Agency for Alliances for the Development of Economic Infrastructure - ANADIE
9:00 - 9:30 Where is the economic growth of Guatemala heading? Get to know our productive potential.
Jorge Benavides, Executive Director of the Private Competitiveness Council
9:30 - 10:00 Urban Agenda GT: Opportunity to invest today in the future.
Enrique Godoy. Presidencial Commisioner for Urban Development, Local Competitiveness and Critical Infrastructure
10:00 - 10:30 Investment projects of the Free Trade Zone for Industry and Commerce Santo Tomas de Castilla –ZOLIC-.
Alfonzo Algara, President of board of ZOLIC
8:00 - 13:00 Investment and Business Roundtables
Convention Center
Sponsor
PLATINUM
Banco Industrial
Cervecería Centro Americana
Corporación Multi Inversiones
Zolic Guatemala
Cementos Progreso
Botran Ron Añejo
Central America Beverage Corporation
GOLD
Claro Corporativo
Minera San Rafael
TRECSA Grupo Energía de Bogotá
SILVER
Combex-IM
Fogel Group
Agefinsa
Banco CHN
Tabacalera Centroamericana S.A. -TACASA-
BRONCE
EnerGuate
Ternium
Industria La Popular
British American Tobacco Central America
Volaris
Celco
Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Arrocera Los Corrales, S.A.
ufinet
EEGSA

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