The unique executive event dedicated to connectivity and satellite communications in Latin America
May 15-16, 2018 / Mexico City

Program

Monday, May 14, 2018
19:00
Opening reception sponsored byEutelsat
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
08:30
Registration/opening coffee hosted bySES Networks
 
Welcome address
09:30
Inaugural keynote speech
Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Secretary of Communications and Transports, SCT - México
09:45
Euroconsult Insights - Connectivity in LATAM: The Role of Satellite
10:00
Operators Deploying and Investing in Next Gen Capabilities

Executives from leading satellite organizations and companies in Latin America will share their views and debate on the deployment of next generation satellite systems and on the main opportunities and drivers for the region.

Mike Antonovich, CEO, Eutelsat Americas
Omar Trujillo, Vice President of Sales for Latin America , SES Networks
Ignacio Sanchis, CCO, Hispasat
11:00
Coffee break hosted byHUGHES
11:45
Delivering the Broadband and Entertainment Experience Anytime, Anywhere

Executives from leading service companies will discuss the path(s) to delivering the greatest broadband and entertainment experience for consumers and professional.

Monica Aguirre, Deputy CEO, Star Group
Kevin Cohen, General Manager, Consumer Broadband, Mexico and Central America , Viasat
12:30
Official luncheon hosted byelara
14:30
Delivering VSAT Services in the HTS Environment: New Solutions, New Expectations

In a context where innovation in satellite infrastructure and equipment is transforming the economics and capabilities of satellite connectivity, executives from leading service companies will debate on the new opportunities and challenges in this environment, in particular the new expectations of their clients and partners.

Moderator:
Carmen González-Sanfeliu, International Telecom Strategist,
Jorge Villarreal, CEO, Elara Comunicaciones
Mauricio Segovia, CEO, Axesat Colombia
Dan Losada, VP Global Sales, Hughes
15:15
In Discussion with a Ground Segment Solution Provider

The last mile will be critical for the success of new generation satellite systems and services, either on GEO, MEO or LEO platforms. A representative from a ground segment supplier and integrator will discuss the current status and how new ground solutions can and/or will contribute to the growth of the connectivity markets.

Moderator:
Stéphane Chenard, Senior Associate Consultant, Euroconsult
Diego Casquero, Senior Director of LATAM Sales, iDirect
15:45
Coffee break hosted byLockheed Martin
16:15
National Security and Public Safety - The Expected Impact of Broadband and IoT

Representatives from organizations in charge of or supporting national security initiatives will share their experience and perspectives on the rollout of broadband and IoT capabilities to support “smarter” operations.

Moderator:
Miguel Valero, Managing Director, Detente Group
Ingrid Morgan, Technical Support Coordinator, Federal Police, Mexico
Major I. C. E. Dionisio Alvarado Moreno, Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional - México
17:00
Enterprise users: The New Expectations

Technology officers from public and private organizations will share their views on the use of satellite networks to meet new requirements in a context of increasing data traffic.

 

 

Moderator:
Miguel Valero, Managing Director, Detente Group
José Luis Rodriguez López, CTO, Grupo Salinas
Ernesto Martín Muñoz Gaytan, Telecommunications Manager, Industrias Peñoles
Víctor Manuel Arredondo Díaz, Director of Telecommunications, Banorte
Oscar De La Torre, IT Architecture & Systems Manager, OXXO
18:00
Start of Evening Program

Cultural visit to the MUNAL Museo Nacional de Arte

Guided tour of the Caravaggio and José María Velasco collections in the Museo Nacional de Arte “MUNAL”

 
Official cocktail reception hosted byStarGo

At the  MUNAL

 
Dinner hosted byTelecomm

At the MUNAL

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
08:30
Welcome coffee hosted byAIRBUS
09:30
Euroconsult Market Presentation on Government Space Programs
Natalia Larrea Brito, Senior Consultant, Euroconsult Canada
09:45
New Priorities for National Satellite Programs

National satellite operators and space agencies from a selection of Latin American countries will share insights on future expectations for their programs.

Moderator:
Natalia Larrea Brito, Senior Consultant, Euroconsult Canada
Javier Mendieta, Director General, Mexican Space Agency (AEM)
Dr. Petrônio Noronha de Souza, Director of Space Policy and Strategic Investments, AEB - Brazil
Carlos Alvarado Briceño, President, ACAE – Costa Rica
Col. Liduvino Vielman Díaz, President, AEP - Paraguay
10:45
Coffee break hosted byHispasat
11:30
Satellite Manufacturing - Enabling New Capabilities

Leading industrial players will discuss the latest trends for satellite manufacturing and how to optimize the performance and flexibility of satellites also of production tools in order to serve governments and private clients.

Moderator:
Stéphane Chenard, Senior Associate Consultant, Euroconsult
Cyril Bardi de Fourtou, Regional Sales Director, Airbus
Hui Zhou, Director of System Design, ITS/CAST , CAST
Alasdair Calder, Head of International Business Development - Americas, Lockheed Martin
12:30
Official luncheon
14:15
Satellite Users and Universal Access Programs

Representatives from government organizations will share their vision of universal access initiatives in their country; providing updates on projects and discussing the role of satellites in bringing communication capabilities to all citizens, businesses and government offices.

Moderator:
Carmen González-Sanfeliu, International Telecom Strategist,
Javier Lizárraga, Coordinator of the Information Society and Knowledge, SCT - México
Edwin Castillo, National Telecom Director , ASEP – Panamá
Sandra Torres, President, JRTPR - Puerto Rico
Roque Roy Méndez Soleto, Executive Director, ATT - Bolivia
Leonel Arévalo, Telecomm Advisor to the President, CONATEL - Honduras
Selvin Armando Juárez Romero, Superintendent of Telecommunications, CIV – Guatemala
15:30
Coffee break hosted byiDirect
16:00
The Stakes of 5G - Broadband and IoT - for the Communication Sector

Executives from solution providers, operators and service companies will share views on the prospects of 5G, addressing regulatory and technology issues but also business opportunities and challenges for the communication sector.

Moderator:
Alexis Sáinz, Senior Associate, Milbank
Manuel Díaz Franco, VP, New Business Development, Huawei Technologies de México
Guy Ginestet, Country Manager, Mexico and Central America, Sigfox
Eric Rodríguez, Mobility Services Architect for Service Providers, CISCO
17:00
Closing remarks
Jorge Juraidini, General Director, Telecomm
 
Farewell drinks