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Day 1: Tuesday, 3 October 2017

 

07.00 – 08.00

Registration Opens for Getenergy Latin America 2017

08.15 – 08.30

Welcome Address: The role of education and training in ensuring a sustainable energy industry in Colombia

Dr Orlando Velandia, President, ANH 

 

 

08.30 – 08.45

Speech by British Ambassador

H.E Peter Tibber, British Ambassador to Colombia

 

08.45 – 10.00

2017 Opening Summit: Investing in Latin America and the Caribbean’s energy future

  • The importance of workforce preparation and ensuring local ownership of the region’s energy industry
  • Learning from the downturn: Towards a sustainable, long term approach to education and training
  • Looking ahead to the evolving energy mix in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Outlining the investment opportunities in the region: National strategies to attract FDI into the energy industry
  • Examining partnerships and alignment between Latin American and Caribbean neighbour countries

Speakers:

H.E Dr.Peter Tibber British Ambassador in Colombia
Dr Orlando Velandia, President, ANH
Francisco Lloreda, President, ACP
Oscar Guerra, Head of Strategy and Learning  ,Ecopetrol University
Sarah Hillyear,Head Business Development, Robert Gordon University

10.00 – 10.30

VIP speaker tour of the Learning Arena & Networking Coffee in the Learning Arena

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

10.30 – 11.45

Lessons learned from partnerships between the oil & gas industry and education

  • Beyond MoUs: How can partnerships develop into meaningful action?
  • What makes a successful partnership between industry and education institutions?
  • How can partnerships respond to the evolving energy mix?

Speakers:

John William Grimaldo Guerrero, Professor, Department of Energy, Universidad de la Costa
Javier Páez, Dean of the School Engineering, Universidad del Norte
Dan Fedrick , Program Director, International Capacity Development Projects & Programs, University of Alberta

11.45 – 12.00

Spotlight Session : Stand Number 6 Schneider Electric

Amanda de Lourenzi Santana, Application Engineer – Software – Simulation and Training , Schneider Electric

Day 1: Tuesday, 3 October 2017

07.00 – 08.00

Registration Opens for Getenergy Latin America 2017

08.15 – 08.30

Welcome Address: The role of education and training in ensuring a sustainable energy industry in Colombia

Dr Orlando Velandia, President, ANH 

08.30 – 08.45

Speech by British Ambassador

H.E Peter Tibber, British Ambassador to Colombia

08.45 – 10.00

2017 Opening Summit: Investing in Latin America and the Caribbean’s energy future

  • The importance of workforce preparation and ensuring local ownership of the region’s energy industry
  • Learning from the downturn: Towards a sustainable, long term approach to education and training
  • Looking ahead to the evolving energy mix in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Outlining the investment opportunities in the region: National strategies to attract FDI into the energy industry
  • Examining partnerships and alignment between Latin American and Caribbean neighbour countries

Speakers:

H.E Dr.Peter Tibber British Ambassador in Colombia
Dr Orlando Velandia, President, ANH
Francisco Lloreda, President, ACP
Oscar Guerra, Head of Strategy and Learning  ,Ecopetrol University
Sarah Hillyear,Head Business Development, Robert Gordon University

10.00 – 10.30

VIP speaker tour of the Learning Arena & Networking Coffee in the Learning Arena

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

10.30 – 11.45

Lessons learned from partnerships between the oil & gas industry and education

  • Beyond MoUs: How can partnerships develop into meaningful action?
  • What makes a successful partnership between industry and education institutions?
  • How can partnerships respond to the evolving energy mix?

Speakers:

John William Grimaldo Guerrero, Professor, Department of Energy, Universidad de la Costa
Javier Páez, Dean of the School Engineering, Universidad del Norte
Dan Fedrick , Program Director, International Capacity Development Projects & Programs, University of Alberta

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch Break and Extended Networking 

13:00 – 14.00

Developing a technically competent workforce through technical and vocational education

  • Technical skills in numbers: where is investment needed? How many people do we need to train?
  • The role of local technical colleges and institutions
  • Making technical and vocational roles aspirational – communicating the opportunities and value
  • Identifying transferrable and skills and industries to ensure continued employment

Speakers:

Jacqueline Rojas, Regional Director, SENA
Jairo Cabrera , Director of the Offshore Centre, Universidad Tecnológica Bolívar

14.00-14.30

Networking Coffee in the Learning Arena

14.30-15.30

Overcoming the challenges to doing business in Latin America

  • Guidance notes on how to do business in Latin America with experiences from Colombia, Mexico and Argentina
  • Access routes, the dos and don’ts and how to approach business

Speakers: 

Hugo Martelli, Partner. Martelli Abogados
Diana Sanclemente, Partner, Sanclemente Fernández Abogados

Carlos Solórzano, Partner, SMPS Legal

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch Break and Extended Networking

13.30-14.00

Developing a technically competent workforce through technical and vocational education

  • Technical skills in numbers: where is investment needed? How many people do we need to train?
  • The role of local technical colleges and institutions
  • Making technical and vocational roles aspirational – communicating the opportunities and value
  • Identifying transferable and skills and industries to ensure continued employment

Speakers:

Jacqueline Rojas, Regional Director, SENA
Jairo Cabrera , Master’s Director Naval and Oceanic Engineering, Universidad Tecnológica Bolívar

14.30-15.00

Networking Coffee in the Learning Arena

15.00-16.00

Overcoming the challenges to doing business in Latin America

  • Guidance notes on how to do business in Latin America with experiences from Colombia, Mexico and Brazil
  • Access routes, the dos and don’ts and how to approach business

Speakers:

Hugo Martelli, Director. Martelli Abogados
Diana Sanclemente, Partner, Sanclemente Fernández Abogados
Carlos Solórzano, Partner, SMPS Legal

15.30-16.30

 Achieving realistic and achievable localisation targets: Strategies to fill the local content gap and increase local participation

  • Strategies to attract and identify local talent across the full spectrum of the workforce
  • Projecting skills supply and demand – looking ahead to the numbers required for each project stage
  • Opportunities for local businesses and entrepreneurs to increase local participation

Speakers:

Susan Morrice, CEO, Belize Natural Energy
Rene Roger Tissot, Local Content Consultant
Monica Walker, Chairperson Local Content, Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica

16.30-20.30

Drinks Reception Welcome to Barranquilla

  • Establishing Baranquilla as the hub of the Latin American offshore industry – how will Barranquilla become the “City of Energy”?
  • An invitation to do business in Baranquilla

Speakers:

Eduardo Verano De la Rosa, Governor Barranquilla
Alejandro Char Chaljub , Mayor  of Barranquilla