20/10/2021 - 22/10/2021    
All Day

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09:15 to 09:30


Opening remarks and welcome.

Mrs. Flavia Santoro, President ProColombia.

09:30 to 10:00


Colombia fiscal policy Outlook 2021 – 2022.

Mr. José Manuel Restrepo, Minister of Finance and Public Credit.

10:00 to 10:25


Perspectives and opportunities of investment in Colombia.

Mrs. María Ximena Lombana Villalba, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

10:25 to 10:55


Keynote address.

H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia.

10:55 to 11:05


Sergio Díaz-Granados, Executive President, development bank of Latin America – CAF.

11:05 to 11:25


Javier Villamizar, Operating Partner, Softbank Investment Advisers.

11:25 to 12:25


Panel Discussion: Regional promotion opportunities.

– Clara Luz Roldán, Governor of Valle del Cauca.
Success story: Eduardo Arce Parellada, General Manager General Medicines COPAC at Sanofi.

– Vícente Blel, Governor of Bolívar.
Success Story: Marcelo Altieri, Senior Vice President Latin America, Yara.

– Elsa Noguera, Governor of Atlántico.
Success Story: Jaime Ordoñez, Gerente General, Oben Group.

Moderator: Ana María Palau, Presidency’s High Counsellor for Regions.

12:25 to 12:55


A macroeconomic vision of Colombia 2021-2022.

Mr. Andrés Langebaek, Executive Director of Economic Studies, Bolivar Group.

12:55 to 01:10


María Carolina Durán, Secretary for Economic Development, Office of the Mayor of Bogota.


DAY 2 – OCTOBER 21ST – VIRTUAL – 8:30AM (COT) + 1:30PM (GMT) + 9:30PM (HKT)

08:30 to 09:30


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 1 (8:30 – 9:30) Virtual conference room 2 (8:30 – 9:30) Virtual conference room 3 (8:30 – 9:30)
Life Science.

Challenges and Investment opportunities in healthcare sector in Colombia.

• Ministry of Health.

Panel Discussion

• Gustavo Morales Cobo, President. Colombian Association of Integrative Medicine Companies (ACEMI).

• Juan Carlos Giraldo, Executive Director. Colombian Association of Clinics and Hospitals (ACHC).

• José Luis Mendez, Executive Director –Colombian pharmaceutical Association (Asinfar).

• Marisol Sánchez, Director. Medical Devices chamber – ANDI.

Moderator: Carlos Francisco Fernández, El Tiempo newspaper healthcare editor.

Energy and Infrastructure, Presentation and Panel Discussion.

Economic reactivation from the Transport Sector through the 5G program and advances in 4G concessions.

• Mrs. Ángela María Orozco, Minister of Transport.

Energy sector through new technologies (Hydrogen, geothermal, battery storage).

• Mr. Diego Mesa, Minister of Mines of Energy.

Panel Discussion: Sustainable transportation and energy infrastructure as a pillar of economic recovery.

• Christian Johansen, Country Manager Trina Solar.

• Estefanía Leon, Investment Director John Laing.

• Carlos Rodríguez, Business Development Manager Enerfín – Elecnor.

• Francisco Morandi, Vice President Strategy & Latam Advisor – AES.

• Jose Mestres, Managing Director & Associate Partner, Head of Latam ex Brazil, Patria Infraestructure at Patria Investimentos.

Moderator: David Gonzalez, Managing Director Group Head LatinAmerica Project Finance. SMBC.


New Tourism Law (promotion of tourism infrastructure).

• Mr. Ricardo Galindo Bueno, Vice-Ministry of Tourism.

09:30 to 10:30


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 4

Institutional ecosystem to foster foreign direct investment in Colombia.

Panel Discussion.

  • Francisco José Noguera Cepeda, President Innpulsa Colombia.
  • Andrés Raúl Guzmán Toro, President Fiducoldex.
  • Camilo Fernández De Soto Camacho, President Colombia Productiva.
  • Javier Díaz Fajardo, Presidente Bancoldex. (Colombian development bank).
  • Carlos Mario Estrada Molina, Managing Director, National Training Service, SENA.

Moderator: Catalina Rengifo, Microsoft, Project Manager Philanthropies Americas.

10:30 to 11:30


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 5

Panel Discussion: The new face of Colombian Financial Markets.

  • Juan Pablo Ortega, Cofounder Rappi.
  • Esteban Peñaloza, CEO TRII.
  • Santiago Covelli, CEO, Lulo Bank.

Moderator: Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO of the Colombian Securities Exchange.

11:30 to 12:10


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 6

To be confirmed

  • Mrs. Martha Lucia Ramirez, Vice President of the Republic of Colombia and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Mrs. Lisa Jackson, Vice President, Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple Inc.


DAY 3 – OCTOBER 22ND – VIRTUAL – 8:30AM (COT) + 1:30PM (GMT) + 9:30PM (HKT)

08:30 to 09:30


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 1 (8:30 – 9:30) Virtual conference room 2 (8:30 – 9:30)

Colombia’s commitment to green businesses and sustainability.

• Mrs. Rodolfo Enrique Zea, Minister of Agriculture.

Sustainable foreign investment for the development of the agrobusiness in Colombia.

• Camilo Montes, Executive Director Processed Food Chamber at ANDI.

• Jorge Bedoya, President SAC.

• Jorge Restrepo, Executive Director CorpoHass Colombia.

• Eduard Baquero, President Fedecacao.

Moderator: Alan Bojanic, FAO Representative for Colombia.

4.0 Industries.

Panel Discussion: Digital ecosystem and investment opportunities in Colombia.

• Carlos Upegui, Head of Growth  Frubana.

• Ilana Milkes, CEO World Tech Makers.

• Felipe Chávez, CEO Kiwibot.

• Julián Melo, CEO Ubits.

Moderator: Laura Gaviria, Director Operating Group Latam, Softbank Latam.

09:30 to 10:40


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 3

Sustainable and Impact Investment Session: Biodiversity and Bioeconomy in Colombia.

Biodiversity in Colombia.

  • Wade Davis CM, Explorer-in-Residence of the National Geographic Society.

Bioeconomy and its opportunities in Colombia.

  • Sergio Cristancho Marulanda, Vice-Minister of Knowledge, Innovation and Productivity.

Success stories in Sustainability: Colombian companies seeking investment.

Moderator: Juan Sebastián Pacheco, General Manager NAB Colombia.

  • Gaia Vitare, recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
  • DreemBio, pharmaceutical and cosmetic production from biodiversity.
  • Nanofreeze, sustainable refrigeration alternative developed from proteins.

10:40 to 11:40


“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 4

To be confirmed

Fostering Colombian investment facilitation tools – Introducing the Foreign Investment Ombudsperson.

  • Mr. Andrés Cardenas Muñoz, Vice-Minister of Foreing Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.