The Latin American Association of Service Exporters is pleased to invite you to participate in the VII Annual Convention: “Towards regional convergence in the services sector” to be held on November 15th and 16th in Quito, Ecuador.
It will be a unique scenario in which, besides knowing the last trends in the market, there will be the opportunity to identify business and investment opportunities in the sector, and do networking with the main CEOs and leaders of international level.
It is expected that more than 300 service companies of the region and key world players of the United States and Europe attend the event, as well as delegates of 17 countries, Export and Investment Promotion Organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Exporters Associations
“This Summit is very relevant as today’s challenge consists of the ability of Latin American countries to create more globalized and competitive economies. This means taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the services trade in terms of growth, employment generation, development, and, of course, strengthening of our bonds.”
Ales 2016, Sixth Annual Convention
Minister of Foreign Trade, Ecuador
Minister of Telecommunications and Information Society, Ecuador
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University, United States.
Global Leader, Plant Location International (IBM-PLI), Belgium.
CEO, Code.org, United States
Senior Trade Specialist, World Bank Group, Switzerland
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Altered Ventures LLC, United States.
Co-Founder, Execution Labs, Canadá
Architect, Studio Arthur Casas, Brazil
President, Association of Universities of Costa Rica for International Education, Costa Rica
National Digital Advisor, Government Office of Estonia, Estonia
Founder, Central American Software Services, El Salvador.
General Secretary, ALES, Uruguay
Technological Evangelist, Epic Games, Chile
Executive Director, CC & BPO Commission, AGEXPORT, Guatemala
Chairman, Ecuadorian Association of Software (AESOFT), Ecuador
Managing Principal for Latin America, Gensler, Costa Rica
Project Manager, Instituto de Progreso Social, Guatemala
CEO, ArtiGames, Perú
Manager of Trade Intelligence, Uruguay XXI, Uruguay
Vice President of Digital Transformation, ANDI, Colombia
Professor International Trade Department of Economics, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
Country Manager, Platzi, Colombia
Secretary of Productive Development and Competitiveness, Metropolitan District of Quito’s Municipality, Ecuador
Chief Executive, ACDECC & BPO, Colombia
Executive President, FEDEXPOR, Ecuador
Director, Secretariat of Commerce and Services, Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Brazil
President, ALETI, Argentina
Director, Dominican Republic Coalition of Services Industries, Dominican Republic
Uruguayan Services Chamber of Architecture and Engeneering, Uruguay
CEO, Mallol Arquitectos, Panama
General Secretary, Ecuadorian Network for the Internationalization of Higher Education, Ecuador
President, Federal Association of ICT Entities from Central America, Costa Rica
The event will take place on Wednesday, Nov 15 with a full-day speakers program and Business Meetings on Thursday, Nov 16. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required.
|8:30 - 9:00||Registration|
|9.00 - 9.30||
|9.30 - 10.30||
Public Policies for regulation convergence and harmonization in Latin America and the Caribbean
Speaker: Pablo Campana Sáenz
|10.30 - 11.15||
Geopolitics and International Trade in Services
|11.15 - 11.30||Coffee & Networking|
|11.30 - 12.15||
Strategies to apply IT horizontally in the economy
|12.15 - 13.00||
Social impact of companies from the services sector
|13.00 - 14.30||Lunch|
|14.30 - 14.45||
How do global companies make their offshoring decisions?
|14.45 - 15.30||
Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean’s IT sector
|15.30 - 16.15||
Experiences and successful cases in the internationalization of educational services
|16.15 - 16.30||Coffee & Networking|
|16.30 - 17.15||
Creative Industries (animation and gaming) as emerging and dynamic sectors
|17.15 - 18.00||
Professional services internationalization and their role in the global economy
|18.00 - 18.00||Closure|
The business matchmaking will be hold in the framework of the VII Annual Convention of the Latin American Services Exporters Association (ALES), which by second time will have Quito, capital of Ecuador as a seat, on November 16, 2017, at the Swisshotel.
This business matchmaking is organized strategically by the Institute for Export and Investment Promotion - PRO ECUADOR, which through its trade offices abroad, will identify potential buyers from: Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, China, Spain, United States, France, Guatemala, Netherlands, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay.
For this edition, the participating sectors in the business meetings are: Software (agricultural, accounting, aeronautical, etc.), Creative industries (video games, advertising, music, photographers, etc.), Education (Spanish Education), Consultancy (Engineering, foreign trade, etc.).
Register online at www.proecuadorb2b.com.ec from Wednesday, September 20 until October 20, 2017.View More
Quito is a popular destination, so be sure to secure your accommodations as quickly as possible to prevent hassle and reduce costs.
Av.12 de Octubre 1820 y Luis Cordero,
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