Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - San Diego, CA
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting a Latin America and Caribbean Power Technologies for Ports Reverse Trade Mission to familiarize port operators and other key government officials with U.S. solutions and best practices related to port energy efficiency and energy generation technologies. The invited delegation includes public and private sector representatives from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Panama.
As part of this visit, USTDA is hosting a Business Roundtable for U.S. businesses to learn about the upcoming plans and procurements in the region. The maritime sector in Latin America and the Caribbean is growing rapidly, and countries plan to make significant investments in modernizing port infrastructure, specifically by improving their power management systems with more energy efficient and cost effective systems.
Topics for Discussion:
- Cutting-edge energy efficiency technologies for ports
- Best practices for power generation and energy storage
- Improving energy management of port operations
Join the Business Roundtable to:
- Learn about the energy efficiency and power generation goals of ports in the region
- Connect with key decision-makers and potential buyers
- Meet with key port officials
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
Once confirmed, delegate names and affiliations will be posted. Please check back!
(Subject to Change)
8:30 AM Coffee and Networking
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:15 AM Remarks from USTDA and Delegates
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Remarks from U.S. Companies
11:30 AM Questions & Answers
Seats fill up quickly and registration is required for the half-day Business Roundtable which includes continental breakfast, networking breaks and briefing materials. To register, please click the "Register" button below and submit the required information to confirm your participation in the event.
This Business Roundtable is limited to US companies. The USTDA defines a "U.S. firm" as a privately owned firm that is incorporated in the U.S., with its principal place of business in the U.S., and which is either (a) more than 50% owned by U.S. citizens and/or non-U.S. citizens lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, or (b) has been incorporated in the U.S. for more than three (3) years prior to the issuance date of the request for proposals; has performed similar services in the U.S. for that three (3) year period; employs U.S. citizens in more than half of its permanent full-time positions in the U.S.; and has the existing capability in the U.S. to perform the work in question. A partnership that is organized in the U.S., has its principal place of business in the U.S., and is more than 50% owned by U.S. citizens and/or permanent residents, qualifies as a “U.S. firm".
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