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3rd Latin America Ports Forum 2018 - Panama

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM (EST)

3rd Latin America Ports Forum 2018 - Panama

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Advanced Purchase Registration price of U$1,395 will apply to registrations until February 23, 2018. Advanced Purchase Registrations are limited and available of space at the event. This includes access to the two day summit as we well as all meals and beverages.
16h 59m $1,395.00 $0.00
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Standard Registration tickets are limited and available on a first come first serve basis. This includes access to the two day summit as we well as all meals and beverages.
Apr 11, 2018 $1,795.00 $0.00

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3rd Latin America Ports Forum in Panama City, Panama on April 11-12, 2018

Projects, industry trends, technological innovation the evolving business opportunities within the port sector

Latin America Ports Forum Panama

The annual Latin America Ports Forum ( will gather regional port authorities, shipping companies, infrastructure project developers, construction companies concessionaires, operators, investors and government leaders to discuss opportunities revolving around the evolving port industry in Latin America.

To request agenda, click here.

Competitiveness and increased productivity are crucial in today's operating environment. Don't miss this unique opportunity to develop the strategic business relationships necessary to succeed in this market.

The evolution expected in the port and shipping business after the opening of the new set of locks at the Panama Canal is at the center of the conference agenda. Additional industry hot topics include ports productivity, multi-modal integration, new models of port governance as well as the region’s most important brownfield and greenfield port projects.

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Enno Koll, Head Latin America, PSA
  • Oscar Bazán, VP of Planning and Business Development, Panama Canal Authority
  • Sean Strawbridge, CEO, Port of Corpus Christi
  • Teófilo Lemos, CEO, Turbo Pisisi Port
  • Juan Carlos Costron, Vice President,  Caribbean Shipping Association and Manzanillo International Terminal
  • Murillo Barbosa, President, Asociación de Terminales Portuarios Privados de Brasil
  • Pablo Agudelo-Restrepo, General Manager, Darien Port International
  • Luis Felipe Lota, Subdirector of Transportation and Planning, Government of Colombia 
  • Domingo Chinea, CEO, Port of Santa Marta
  • Miguel Bolinaga, CEO, AES Panamá
  • Ovidio Noval, General Director, Port of Coatzacoalcos
  • Darwin Telemaque, CEO, Antigua & Barbuda Port Authority
  • Alexei Oduber, Director of Operations, Alliance Transport Logistics
  • Peter Lugthart, South America Head, Port of Rotterdam
  • Brian Blakely, Lead Investment Officer, Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)
  • Rommel Troetsch, President, Maritime & Logistics Group
  • Álvaro Ríos, Director, Gas Energy
  • Irma Garrido, VP Corporate Development, Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior - BLADEX
  • Julián Palacio, Executive Director, Latinports

The Latin America Ports Forum is supported by theCamara Maritima de Panama and Latinports.

During the two day conference, industry experts and colleagues will discuss the evolving business opportunities related to the ports in Latin America. Significant attention will be placed on the infrastructure projects that will increase capacity in the region, and how ports and terminal operators are adapting to the continuous changes underway in the world and regional trade.

You are warmly invited to join us in Panama in April 2018. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities or group discounts, you can contact

HOTEL INFORMATION - If you have already registered to attend and would like to reserve your room at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Casino, there is a special rate of US$125 a night for LAPF delegates.  CLICK HERE

Latin America Ports Forum at Sheraton Grand Hotel Panama April 11-12, 2018




El 3rd Latin America Ports Forum 2018 ( se celebrará en Panamá los días 11 y 12 de abril en el Sheraton Grand Hotel y cuenta con el apoyo de Latinports, la Cámara Marítima de Panamá  y el Caribbean Maritime Institute.

Durante la conferencia se discutirá sobre el nuevo entorno que la ampliación del Canal de Panamá presenta para la industria portuaria de América Latina y el Caribe, la necesidad de mejorar la productividad y eficiencia de los puertos de la región, los desafíos de gobernanza de los puertos y sus áreas de influencia, la necesidad de transformar las terminales portuarias en nodos logísticos, las oportunidades que se presentan como centros para el desarrollo de áreas manufactureras bajo zonas francas o zonas especiales y las tareas pendientes en materia de integración multimodal. También dedicaremos un espacio al financiamiento de proyectos portuarios, a los puertos especializados en energía y a la evolución de la seguridad portuaria y naviera.

Entre los temas a tratar en la conferencia están: 

  • Infraestructura: expansiones, nuevos puertos, nuevas terminales e hidrovías
  • Efecto de la consolidación en el mercado de líneas navieras
  • Tendencias en el tamaño de las naves y su impacto en los puertos de la región
  • Efectos de la expansión del Canal de Panamá
  • Cambios en las rutas marítimas
  • Proyectos de conectividad bioceánica
  • Productividad
  • Tecnología e innovación
  • Nuevos equipos
  • El factor multimodal y el rol de la infraestructura ferroviaria
  • Puertos secos y áreas logísticas
  • Terminales especializadas en energía
  • Evolución de los modelos de negocio: de puertos a complejos logísticos
  • Financiamiento y gestión de riesgos
  • Seguridad 
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM (EST)

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