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Agenda Preliminar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 - First day
HOUR ACTIVITY
09:00

Opening ceremony

  • Opening Remarks - Ricardo Sanabria, President BASC Colombia
  • Official Opening - Emilio Aguiar, President, Board of Directors, WBO
09:30

(Keynote Address)

"The evolution of border security and the facilitation of trade in an era of terrorism and illicit trade"

  • Robert Bonner, Comissioner, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) (former)
10:30 Coffee Break y Visit to Exhibition Area
11:00

"The role of private-public sector cooperation in developing and promoting international commerce, port security and trade facitilation in Latin America and the Carribbean”

  • Representative from Seaports in the U.S and Colombia (TBD)
11:45

"Customs and Private Sector - creating synergies to promote simplify, facilitate and secure trade"

  • Ana Hinojosa - Director, Trade Facilation and Enforcement, World Customs Organization (WCO)
12:30 Lunch
14:00

“BASC as a tool for supporting corporate social compliance and risk management objectives”

 

Moderator: Alvaro Alpizar, General Director of the Rex America Group, Member of the WCO’s Private Sector Consulting Group and WBO Board of Directors.

 

Panelists:

  • BASC Company, Ecuador
  • BASC Company, the Dominican Republic
  • BASC Company, Peru
  • BASC Company, Colombia
15:00

Legal threats facing companies that incur a security breach in the absence of evidence of a robust risk management system

  • Martín Gustavo Ibarra, Araujo Ibarra & Associates, Bogota, Colombia
  • Lenny Feldman, Customs Attorney, Sandler and Travis, Washington and Miami, Chair of the Comercial Operations of Customs
15:45 Coffee Break y Visit to Exhibition Area
16:15 - 17:00

“Customs Border Management in the 21st Century - CBP Leading the Way”

  • Robert Pérez, Deputy Commisioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
17:00 - 17:45

“Colombian Customs (DIAN) Leadership – Promoting Innovation, alliances and best practices forcused on trade facilitstion and economic propsetity for the nation”

  • Jose Andres Romero Tarazana, Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (DIAN)
17:45 - 18:30

“The Role of the Private Sector in Promoting Effective Customs Border Controls and Trade Facilitation”

  • Rafael García Melgar, National Superintendent of Customs (SUNAT) Peru
19:00 Cocktail

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 - Second day
HOUR ACTIVITY
09:00

“Security and trade facilitation as critical elements in attracting business and promoting natonal security and economic prosperity"

  • José Manuel Restrepo, Ministro de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia. Por Confirmar.
09:30

“BASC – A Winning Strategy for Business"

  • Allen Gina, Former Assistant Commissioner U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Founder, CT-Strategies
10:00

"Strategies to promote confidence and trust in public sector risk management practices - Colombia Case”

 

Moderator: Miguel Velásquez, Executive Director, BASC Bogota

  • Colombia National Police
  • Colombia Naval Command
10:45 Coffee Breack y Visit Exhibition Booths
11:15

"Competitiveness: the Key to Success in Exporting"

  • Flavia Santoro – President PROCOLOMBIA” (invited)
12:00

WBO Awards Ceremony - Presentation of BASC Distinguished Leader Awards

  • Fermín Cuza, Internartional President, WBO and
  • Luis Bernardo Benjumea, Executive Director BASC Colombia
12:30

Closing Remarks

  • Marta Lucia Ramirez - Vice President Colombia

President Ivan Duque has been invited - To be confirmed

13:00

Closing Ceremony

  • Ricardo Sanabria, President, BASC Colombia Board of Directors
  • Emilio Aguiar, President, WBO Board of Directors
13:15 Lunch

Continuation - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 - Port of Cartagena Visit
HOUR ACTIVITY
14:30

Registration for visit to the Port of Cartagena

Registration at www.congresomundialbasc.org (QR code for pre-registration will be provided)

 

Transportation to the Port of Cartagena

  • Private transport company for guests and conference attendees.
15:30

Welcome to the Port of Cartagena & Facilities Tour

  • Welcome to the Port of Cartagena & Facilities Tour.
  • Attendees should wear casual and comfortable clothes, long pants (no shorts or skirts), closed footwear (no heels), in order to comply with the security requirements of the areas visited.
 

Tour Port facilities

  • Tour organized by the port, to visit the inspection areas, container yard, control system and logistics center.
17:30

Departure to the Hotel

  • Meeting at meeting point to return to hotel.