5:00 p.m.

Congress installation
Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic(*)
Josu Jon Imaz San Miguel,  Counseler REPSOL
Fernando Cesar Ferreira - Executive Secretary OLADE

7:00 p.m. Welcoming Cocktail


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Current status and projected mining  and Hydrocarbons sector in the country.
Tomás González, Minister of Mines and Energy

9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.

Current view and projection of the oil and coal industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fernando Cesar Ferreira, Executive Secretary OLADE

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Markets and international Oil  and Minerals  prices- Current status and projections
Ramón Espinasa, Leading specialist in Oil and Gas,
Energy Division, Inter-American Development Bank Washington, EEUU.
Eric Lee, Commodities Strategist, CITYGROUP. Nueva York, EEUU.
Moderator: Alejandro Martínez V consultant partner amvconsultores. Bogotá – Colombia.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 m Macroeconomic Impact of Oil and Minerals low prices
Sergio Clavijo, President of ANIF, Bogotá, Colombia
René Ortiz, Chairman of ANDE, Quito, Ecuador.
Luis Ayala,  Director of hydrocarbons from the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Guatemala and Secretary Pro Tempore of the Central America  Coordinating Committee Hydrocarbons  -CCHAC-
Moderator: José Francisco Chalela, Gamboa & Chalela Lawyers
12:00 m -12:45 p.m. 

Prices collapse: Challenges and opportunities
Humberto Calderón Berti,  President,  Vetra Energy, Bogotá, Colombia
Orlando Cabrales, Former Vice Minister of Mines and Energy, cabrales Segovia Consultans. Bogotá - Colombia

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m

International trends associated with the oil  industry
Alberto Cisneros, CEO and President of Global Business Consultants. Caracas, Venezuela.

  Competitiveness - Comparative analysis of international
Diego Casas, Tax Partner, Ernst & Young. Bogotá, Colombia.


Business challenges facing the falling of prices.
Reynold A. Tetzlaff, National Energy Leader de PwC Canadá.

3:10 p.m. -3:30 p.m.  Coffee break
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

New pricing scenario: challenges for the region
Dr. Jorge Ciacciarelli, Executive Secretary of ARPEL, Montevideo, Uruguay

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m       

Challenges and proposals to maintain the investment flows in mining and oil.
Fluvio Ruiz Alarcón, Professional Advisor PEMEX. México,  México.
Jorge Ciacciarelli, Executive Secretary of ARPEL,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Christopher Spaulding, President Talisma Energy, Bogotá, Colombia.
Alex Martínez,  President, Conocophillips, Bogotá, Colombia
Moderator Javier Betancurt, Former President of the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos.


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Challenges for  National  growth of  mining and oil:Congress perspective
H. Senator  José David Name, President of Congress of the Republic

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.          

Factors to consider in mining and energy planning in a  low process scenario 
Jorge  Alberto Valencia Marín, Managing Director UPME

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.       Coffee break

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.        

Boosting mining and hydrocarbons: Governmental Perspective.
Natalia Gutiérrez, President ANM
Mauricio De la Mora, President ANH

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.        

Proposals to boost mining and oil
Juan Carlos Echeverry, President of Ecopetrol (*)
Luis Pacheco, Vice President of Planning & IT, Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp., Bogotá, Colombia
Mariano Ferrari, President Repsol, Bogotá, Colombia
Beatriz Uribe, President Mineros S.A Medellín
Moderator: León Teicher, Mining and Oil sectors entrepeneur

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Challenges of creating an effective Regulatory Authority for Development of Oil and Gas
Nasser Akhtar (PhD), Canada.

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The reputation of the extractive industry
Miguel Ángel Herrera, Country Manager, Burson Marsteller & Bogota, Colombia

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremony
Alejandro Ordoñez (*)
Attorney General's Office