Panama Logistics Expo 2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
Lectures will be provided as part of the event to be held in Panama City on October 23rd and 24th, addressing the progress and challenges of the sector in the region, competitiveness and development of logistics parks.
Conference Program 2014 Expo Logistics Panama:


7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Registration and delivery of training materials.
Inauguration of the conference.


8:00 a.m. to 8:30 pm
Welcoming Remarks by SENACYT
Welcome and opening remarks by Minister of Panama
Welcome Remarks by EXPO LOGISTICS PANAMA Commission President Adolfo Noriega

MODERATOR: Rafael Farromeque - Senior Logistics Specialist - CAF (PANAMA)

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Speaker: Dr. Enrique Garcia - President - CAF Development Bank of Latin America.
Topic: Logistics Challenges for Development in Latin America

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Speaker: José Nava - CEO - DHL Supply Chain Latin America (USA)
Topic: Logistics Opportunities for an emerging Latin America

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. TE AND COFFEE BREAK

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Speaker: Oscar Bazan - Executive Vice President of Planning and Business Development - Panama Canal Authority (ACP) (PANAMA)
Topic: The Challenges of Panama as a Regional Logistics Hub

10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Felipe Manchon - President - Strategy Implementation Planning Management SL (SPIM) (SPAIN)
Topic: Logistics Profile of Latin America and Priority Projects

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 am Questions and answers / Moderation Block 1

12:00 pm to 12:40 md
Speaker: Ricardo Sojo - Manager - Logistics Resources International (COSTA RICA)
Topic: Challenges and Proposals for World Class Logistics in Latin America

Questions and answers

1:10 pm 12:40 md
Speaker: Aldo Tombion - LCM Management & Engineering Consultants (ARGENTINA)
Topic: Logistics as a Latin American Regional Integration Tool
Questions and answers.

1:10 pm to 2:30 pm ANFITEATRO ANAYANSI - LUNCH - sponsered by SENACYT

2:30 pm to 3:10 pm
Speaker: Manuel Fuks - Director General - ONE NC Group (ARGENTINA)
Topic: Simple, complicated, complex. Planning or reaction, that is the question. Exploitation vs. Exploration.
Questions and answers.

3:10 pm to 4:00 pm
Speaker: Jorge León - Texas A & M University (USA)
Topic: From the key indicators of logistics performance to the ability of the supply chain: The next generation of Corporate Performance Management.
Questions and answers.

4:00 pm to 4:40 pm
Speaker: Armando Gonzalez Reyna - Consultant (MEXICO)
Topic: Risk management in logistics and transportation.
Questions and answers.

MODERATOR: Isabel Agudelo - Director LOGyCA Consulting (COLOMBIA)

4:40 pm to 5:15 pm
Presented by: Rafael Farromeque - Senior Logistics Specialist - Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) (PANAMA)
Topic: Competitive Logistics Systems in Latin America

5:15 pm to 5:45 pm
Speaker: Fabio Contino - Conductor - WEBPICKING (ARGENTINA)
Topic: Future Logistics

5:45 pm to 6:30 pm
Speaker: Beatriz Tabacco - President - National Institute of Logistics-INALOG (URUGUAY)
Topic: Challenges to Becoming a Logistics Hub: The Case of Uruguay

6:30 pm to 7:15 pm Speaker: Juan Carlos Rodriguez - President - American Logistics Association-ALALOG (URUGUAY)
Topic: Business Logistics Competitiveness

7:15 pm to 7:30 pm Questions and answers / Moderation of Block 2

7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration of participants

MODERATOR: Lucia Mesa. Project Director. CAF North Region.
8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Speaker: Edgar White - Research Professor - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (USA)
Topic: Logistical challenges for Latin American Cities

8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Speaker: Marelia Martínez Rivas - International Consultant (FRANCE)
Topic: Network Knowledge, Research and Training in Latin America Logistics
9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Speaker: Jorge Tesler - Technological Institute of Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
Topic: Sustainable Urban Logistics: The experience of Argentina

10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Isabel Agudelo - Director - Consulting Logyca (COLOMBIA)
Topic: Sustainable Logistics Practices in Latin America

11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Questions and answers / Moderation Block 3

11:15 a.m. to 12:00 md
Speaker: Luis Anibal Mora - General Manager - HighLogistics (COLOMBIA)
Topic: Environment Logistics Management and Inversa

Questions and answers.

12:00 to 1:30 pm LUNCH - Sponsered by CAF - ANFITEATRO ANAYANSI


MODERATOR: Rafael Farromeque - Senior Logistics Specialist - CAF (PANAMA)
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Speaker: Joan Rojas - Executive Director - Advanced Logistics Group-ALG (SPAIN)
Topic: Air Transportation in Latin America - Opportunities in the Hub of the Americas

2:15 pm to 3:00 pmSpeaker: Luis Ascencio - International Consultant (CHILE)
Topic: Collaborative Port Communities: Opportunities in Panama

3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Speaker: Alberto Ruibal - Professor Global Trade Logistics (SWITZERLAND)
Topic: Global Trade Logistics: Challenges for Latin America

3:45 pm to 4:00 pm Questions and answers / Moderation of Block 4

MODERATOR: Berta Bonilla. Consultant.

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Speaker: Jordi Serra i Cornet - Special Representative of the State - The Consortium of the Zona Franca Barcelona (SPAIN).
Topic: The European Experience in the Development of Logistics Parks

4:45 pm to 5:15 pm
Speaker: Rene Quevedo - Logistics Consultant (PANAMA)
Topic: Logistics Talent for the development of Panama Hub

5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Speaker: Ignasi Ragas - International Consultant in Logistics (SPAIN)
Topic: Planning and Management of Logistics Centres

6:00 pm to 6:20 pm Questions and answers.
6:20 pm to 7:00 pm Closing Event

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