INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY:

Solutions Leading the Recovery of the

Colombian Economy

Keynote speaker

H.E. Iván Duque Márquez

President of Colombia

Wednesday, December 2nd

Thursday, December 3rd

#InnovationandTechCo

 

OVERVIEW

The CAA is proud to be hosting this timely virtual conference focused on how  innovation  and  technology  are contributing to the reactivation of the Colombian economy in the B2B, financial, and professional services industries, as well as helping workers develop new skills to take advantage of new employment opportunities. This conference will also aim to highlight investment opportunities in Colombia in the aforementioned industries to the international community. We are honored to have H.E. Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia, as the keynote speaker for this event.

 

We will listen to testimonials from companies that have invested in Colombia, as they share their experiences, the challenges they faced and the results they attained. Also, Colombian start-ups will have the opportunity to show how their companies are driving change within specific sectors of the economy and society. Finally, government representatives will discuss the public policies the current administration has implemented to support the economy’s reactivation.

 

AGENDA

Day One: December 2, 2020 (Wednesday)

10:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Presentation

H.E. IVÁN DUQUE MÁRQUEZ, President of Colombia 

12:00 p.m.

Session 1

B2B E-COMMERCE AND COVID-19: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

Session Description:

The COVID-19 outbreak has made a significant impact on e-commerce worldwide, 

and Colombia is no exception. During the lockdown the e-commerce sector in

Colombia grew by 9.9%, leading the way in Latin America.

Speakers:

German Rueda, Vice Minister of Digital Transformation

Juan Pablo Consuegra, Andean Regional Director, Facebook

Juan Saravia, CEO & Co-Founder, LORO Colombia

 

Moderator:

Kirk Laughlin, Founder & Managing Director, Nearshore America

2:00 p.m.

Session 2

BEYOND COVID-19: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR FINTECH COMPANIES

Session Description:

Fintech startups in Colombia are providing tools to small businesses and low-income individuals to access the financial system.

Speakers:

Martin Schrimpff, Co-founder, Zinobe

Felipe Lega GutierrezManaging Director, Financial Regulation Agency of Colombia - URF

Maria Teresa Arnal, Director Latin America, Stripe

Moderator:

Maria Leticia Ossa-DazaPartner and Head of Latin America Practice, Willkie Farr & Gallagher

4:00 p.m.

Session 3

OUTSOURCING IN COLOMBIA: FROM GOODS TO SERVICES

Session Description:

Colombia is becoming a hubspot for outsourcing services. We will be showcasing startups and foreign tech companies investing in Colombia.

Speakers:

Laura Valdivieso, Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Andrés Bernal, CEO Colombia, Guyana and Peru, Teleperformance

María Jose Satizabal, CEO, Imaginamos

 

Moderator:

Maria Paula Carvajal, VP, Sovereign and Economic Risk, Goldman Sachs

Day Two : December 3, 2020 (Thursday)

2:00 p.m.

Session 4

TECHNOLOGY LEADING THE WAY TO A COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE

Session Description:

Technology is changing education. Startups and tech companies are creating educational programs to create a competitive workforce.

Speakers:

Jorge Arias, Latam Director, Productivity and Collaboration, Google Cloud

Andres Nuñez, CEO & Founder, Griky

Andres Rengifo, Director of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs of Colombia, Microsoft

 

Moderator:

Fernando Anzures, CEO & Founder, EXMA Global

4:00 p.m.

Session 5

RESHAPING THE FUTURE: WOMEN AND TECH FOR DEVELOPMENT

H.E. MARTA LUCÍA RAMÍREZ, Vice President of Colombia 

Session Description:

Highlights government programs and organizations that are investing in the development and empowerment of women in Colombia through technology.

Speakers:

H.E. Marta Lucía Ramírez, Vice President of Colombia

Abby Daniell, Senior Manager, Amazon Web Services

Ilana Milkes, Co-Founder & CO-CEO, World Tech, Inc

Mario Masseroli, President, Latinoamerica & Canada, PMI

 

Moderator:  

Karen Scarpetta, General Manager Colombia, WeWork

 

SPEAKERS

H.E. IVÁN DUQUE MÁRQUEZ

President of Colombia 

H.E. MARTA LUCÍA RAMÍREZ

Vice President of Colombia 

 

 

 

 

 

LAURA VALDIVIESO

Vice Minister of

Commerce, Industry and Tourism

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABBY DANIELL

Senior Manager 

Tech Business Development

Amazon Web Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIRK LAUGHLIN

Founder & Managing Director

Nearshore Americas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARIA LETICIA OSSA-DAZA

Partner and

Head of Latin America Practice

Willkie Farr & Gallagher

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARTIN SCHRIMPFF

Co-founder

Zinobe

 

JORGE ARIAS

LatAm Director

Productivity and Collaboration

 Google Cloud

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KAREN SCARPETTA

General Manager

WeWork Colombia

 

JUAN PABLO CONSUEGRA

Andean Region Director

Facebook

 

 

ILANA MILKES

 CO-CEO & Co-Founder

World Tech, Inc

 

JUAN MANUEL SARAVIA

CEO & Co-Founder

LORO

 

 

 

 

FELIPE LEGA GUTIERREZ

Managing Director

Financial Regulation Agency

Of Colombia -URF

 

FERNANDO ANZURES

CEO & Founder

EXMA Global

MARIO MASSEROLI

President Latin America and Canada

PMI

 

 

 

 

 

 

GERMAN RUEDA

Vice Minister of

Digital Transformation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARIA PAULA CARVAJAL

VP, Sovereign & Economic Risk

Goldman Sachs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARÍA TERESA  ARNAL

Director, Latin America

Stripe

 

ANDRES BERNAL

CEO

Colombia, Guyana and Peru

Teleperformance

 

MARIA JOSE SATIZABAL

CEO

Imaginamos

ANDRES NUÑEZ

CEO & Founder

Griky

 

 

 

 

 

ANDRES RENGIFO

Director of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs of Colombia

Microsoft

 

 

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