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Day 1 – October 20th – Blended format (in-person and virtual) – 9:15am (COT) + 2:30pm (GMT)

09:15 to 09:30

Opening remarks and welcome.

Mrs. Flavia Santoro, President ProColombia.

09:30 to 10:00

Keynote address.

H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia.

10:00 to 10:25

Perspectives and opportunities of investment in Colombia.

Mrs. María Ximena Lombana Villalba, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

10:25 to 10:55

Colombia fiscal policy Outlook 2021 - 2022.

Mr. José Manuel Restrepo, Minister of Finance and Public Credit.

10:55 to 11:00

Mauricio Claver-Carone, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

11:00 to 11:10

Sergio Díaz-Granados, Executive President, development bank of Latin America – CAF.

11:10 to 11:30

Javier Villamizar, Operating Partner, Softbank Investment Advisers.

11:30 to 12:30

Panel Discussion: Regional promotion opportunities.

- Clara Luz Roldán, Governor of Valle del Cauca.
Success story: Eduardo Arce Parellada, General Manager General Medicines COPAC at Sanofi.

- Vícente Blel, Governor of Bolívar.
Success Story: Marcelo Altieri, Senior Vice President Latin America, Yara.

- Elsa Noguera, Governor of Atlántico.
Success Story: Jaime Ordoñez, Gerente General, Oben Group.

Moderator: Ana María Palau, Presidency's High Counsellor for Regions.

12:30 to 01:00

A macroeconomic vision of Colombia 2021-2022.

Mr. Andrés Langebaek, Executive Director of Economic Studies, Bolivar Group.

01:00 to 01:15

María Carolina Durán, Secretary for Economic Development, Office of the Mayor of Bogota.


Day 2 – October 21st – virtual – 8:30am (COT) + 1:30pm (GMT) + 9:30pm (HKT)

08:30 to 09:30

“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 1 (8:30 - 9:30) Virtual conference room 2 (8:30 - 9:30) Virtual conference room 3 (8:30 - 9:30)

Life Science.

Challenges and Investment opportunities in healthcare sector in Colombia.

Mr. Luis Alexander Moscoso Vice-Minister of Health.

Panel Discussion

Gustavo Morales Cobo, President. Colombian Association of Integrative Medicine Companies (ACEMI).

Juan Carlos Giraldo, Executive Director. Colombian Association of Clinics and Hospitals (ACHC).

José Luis Mendez, Executive Director –Colombian pharmaceutical Association (Asinfar).

Marisol Sánchez, Director. Medical Devices chamber – ANDI.

Moderator: Carlos Francisco Fernández, El Tiempo newspaper healthcare editor.

Energy and Infrastructure, Presentation and Panel Discussion.

Economic reactivation from the Transport Sector through the 5G program and advances in 4G concessions.

Mrs. Ángela María Orozco, Minister of Transport.

Energy sector through new technologies (Hydrogen, geothermal, battery storage).

Mr. Diego Mesa, Minister of Mines of Energy.

Panel Discussion: Sustainable transportation and energy infrastructure as a pillar of economic recovery.

Christian Johansen, Country Manager Trina Solar.

Estefanía Leon, Investment Director John Laing.

Carlos Rodríguez, Business Development Manager Enerfín – Elecnor.

Francisco Morandi, Vice President Strategy & Latam Advisor – AES.

Jose Mestres, Managing Director & Associate Partner, Head of Latam ex Brazil, Patria Infraestructure at Patria Investimentos.

Moderator: David Gonzalez, Managing Director Group Head LatinAmerica Project Finance. SMBC.


Colombia, a competitive and thriving destination to invest in tourism.

Mr. Ricardo Galindo Bueno, Vice-Ministry of Tourism.

09:30 to 10:30

“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 4

Institutional ecosystem to foster foreign direct investment in Colombia.

Panel Discussion.

Francisco José Noguera Cepeda, President Innpulsa Colombia.

Andrés Raúl Guzmán Toro, President Fiducoldex.

Camilo Fernández De Soto Camacho, President Colombia Productiva.

Maria José Naranjo, Corporate Strategy Vicepresident. (Colombian development bank).

Carlos Mario Estrada Molina, Managing Director, National Training Service, SENA.

Moderator: Catalina Rengifo, Microsoft, Project Manager Philanthropies Americas.

10:30 to 11:30

“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 5

Panel Discussion: The new face of Colombian Financial Markets.

Juan Pablo Ortega, Cofounder Rappi.

Esteban Peñaloza, CEO TRII.

Santiago Covelli, CEO, Lulo Bank.

Moderator: Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO of the Colombian Securities Exchange.


Day 3 – October 22nd – virtual – 8:30am (COT) + 1:30pm (GMT) + 9:30pm (HKT)

08:30 to 09:30

“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 1 (8:30 - 9:30) Virtual conference room 2 (8:30 - 9:30)


Colombia's commitment to green businesses and sustainability.

Mrs. Rodolfo Enrique Zea, Minister of Agriculture.

Sustainable foreign investment for the development of the agrobusiness in Colombia.

Camilo Montes, Executive Director Processed Food Chamber at ANDI.

Jorge Bedoya, President SAC.

Jorge Restrepo, Executive Director CorpoHass Colombia.

Eduard Baquero, President Fedecacao.

Moderator: Alan Bojanic, FAO Representative for Colombia.

4.0 Industries.

Panel Discussion: Digital ecosystem and investment opportunities in Colombia.

Carlos Upegui, Head of Growth  Frubana.

Ilana Milkes, CEO World Tech Makers.

Felipe Chávez, CEO Kiwibot.

Julián Melo, CEO Ubits.

Moderator: Laura Gaviria, Director Operating Group Latam, Softbank Latam.

09:30 to 10:40

“Sectoral meetings”

Virtual conference room 3

Sustainable and Impact Investment Session: Biodiversity and Bioeconomy in Colombia.

Biodiversity in Colombia.

Wade Davis CM, Explorer-in-Residence of the National Geographic Society.

Bioeconomy and its opportunities in Colombia.

Sergio Cristancho Marulanda, Vice-Minister of Knowledge, Innovation and Productivity.

Success stories in Sustainability: Colombian companies seeking investment.

Moderator: Juan Sebastián Pacheco, General Manager NAB Colombia.

Gaia Vitare, recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

DreemBio, pharmaceutical and cosmetic production from biodiversity.

Nanofreeze, sustainable refrigeration alternative developed from proteins.