IAPH Mid-term Conference May-2016-Panama

10-13 May 2016

Tuesday, 12 May, 2016

Session 1
(Moderator: Capt Orlando Allard, President & CEO, Mare Mundi Consulting Inc.)


The Panama Canal expansion redifining world sea trade
(Mr. Oscar Bazán ‐ Executive Vice President of Planning and Business Development ‐ Panama Canal)
Atlapa Convention Center


Building tomorrow´s port today
(Mr. Aitor Ibarreche – General Manager of Panama Ports Company)


Integration of Port Facilities for logistics development purposes
(Mr. Demóstenes Pérez, President of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals‐ Panama)


Session 2
(Moderator: Mr. Tomás Ávila, Secretary General of the Panama Maritime Authority)


Climate change effects and adaptation strategies in the Maritime and Port Sector
(Mr. Wolgang Hurtienne, Managing Director of Hamburg Port Authority, Germany)


Implications of attending Neopanamax
(Mr. Juan Carlos Croston, Marketing Vice President of Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT)‐Panama


The Panamanian Port System and Business Opportunities therein
(Mrs. Guimara Tuñón – Deputy Director of Maritime Ancillary Industries – Panama Maritime Authority)


Session 3
(Moderator: Mr. Martin Byrne, Chief Executive of Port Nelson Ltd, New Zealand)


Punta Rincon Port‐A new Port for Panama’s new copper mine
(Mr. Tedd Clewett‐General Manager of Minera Panamá)


Sustainable development of a port terminal located in the heart of the most beautiful bay of America
(Mr. Mauricio Suarez Ramírez, CEO, Port of Santa Marta, Colombia)


Port of Veracruz Expansion program: talking to Society on maritime sustainable development
Maritime Pavilion of Veracruz
(Mr. Virgilio Arenas Fuentes, University of Veracruz, México and Mr. Francisco Liaño Carrera, Engineering Manager of the Port Administration of Veracruz, México)