FT Investing in the new Colombia
08:00 - 09:00Registration and Breakfast
09:00 - 09:20Opening Remarks
John Paul Rathbone, Latin American Editor, Financial Times
HE Mauricio Rodríguez Múnera, Ambassador of Colombia to the United Kingdom

09:20 - 09:30Introductory Remarks
Orlando Cabrales Segovia, Vice Minister of Mines and Energy
09:30 - 10:30Panel Discussion: Driving and Consolidating Growth - Priorities, Policies and Strategies
Luis Fernando Andrade Moreno, President, Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura (ANI)
German Arce Zapata, President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH)
María Constanza García, President, Agencia Nacional de Minería (ANM)

The Government of Colombia has undertaken wide ranging reforms to attract foreign investment, bolster competitiveness and address structural bottlenecks to growth. In this session, senior government officials will discuss the prospects in key sectors, such as energy, mining and infrastructure. What opportunities have been created and how can they be explored in the coming years? Which infrastructure projects will have the biggest impact on the Colombian economy? What progress has been made on transport infrastructure? 
How can the government infrastructure plan be financed? What are the next steps on structural reforms? What economic, social and environmental challenges are posed by the resource boom and how are they being addressed? What are the necessary policies to boost productivity, protect the environment and reduce income inequality?
Moderated by:
Javier Blas, Commodities Editor, Financial Times 

10:30 - 10:50FT Interview: Colombia's Free Trade Agreement with the EU
Gabriel André Duque Mildenberg, Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Colombia
Interviewed by John Paul Rathbone, Latin American Editor, Financial Times
10:50 - 11:10Networking Break
11:10 - 12:10Panel Discussion: Banking and Capital Markets – Colombia as a Regional Player
David Emilio Bojanini Garcia, Chief Executive Officer, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana - Grupo Sura
Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia
Roberto Junguito, Executive President, Colombian Federation of Insurance Companies - FASECOLDA
Roberto Serwaczak, Managing Director & Head of Equities for Latin America, Citi

A business-friendly environment, political and regulatory stability and tough security policies have made Colombia safer and spurred a solid growth of domestic capital markets. In this panel discussion, Colombian business leaders will debate on Colombia’s banking and capital markets, outlining the opportunities and challenges ahead. What are the main legal, regulatory and tax considerations for investors in Colombia? What is the role of the capital markets in ensuring long term growth? Where are the new areas of opportunity? What are the prospects for foreign listings? How are investors’ interests protected? How does Colombia compare to other high-growth markets and what is its position in the region?
Moderated by:
Jonathan Wheatley, Deputy Emerging Markets Editor, Financial Times 
12:10 - 12:55Keynote Address - The Transformation of Colombia
H.E. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President, Republic of Colombia
Moderated by Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times
12:55Chair's remarks
John Paul Rathbone, Latin American Editor, Financial Times