Juan Carlos Prieto Williams
+52 (55) 5990-2889
The Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade has partnered with the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), the Colorado Energy Coalition, Xcelente Global Ltd., the Biennial of the Americas and the Bilateral Council LLC, to host a discussion on the recent Mexico energy reforms and the opportunities they present for Colorado companies.
Attendees can expect to learn about specific investment opportunities in the Mexican energy sector and export opportunities for energy-specific products and services. There will also be the chance to develop key business and government relationships.
The forum will bring together key stakeholders and advisers to discuss the short, medium and long-term prospects in the oil & gas, electric and renewable energy sectors.
Sponsorships are available for this event!
7:30 – 8:15am
Welcome Remarks and Introduction
Topic: Overview of Colorado’s energy sector and why it should be interested in the energy reforms in Mexico
Speakers: Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), Xcelente Global
8:15 – 9:00am
Mexico Economic and Global Outlook
Topic: Economic growth, main challenges, Mexico as a North American and global player
Speaker: Ana Luisa Fajer, General Director for North America, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
9:00 – 9:45am
Structural Reform in Mexico
Topic: Details on Mexico’s reforms and how they will impact the labor, education, financial, telecommunication and energy industries – as well as insight on structural reforms such as the new competition policy
Speaker: Senator Marcela Guerra, President, Foreign Relations – North America Commission, Mexican Senate
9:45 – 10:00am
10:00 – 10:45am
Energy Reform in Mexico: Details
Topic: How the energy reforms will impact various markets, the different models for contracting and bidding, anticipated key players and business expectations
Speakers: Carlos Bello, Consul General of Mexico in Denver
10:45 – 11:30am
Mexico’s Gas and Power Generation Landscape
Topic: Details of reform implementation in the gas and power generation industries
Speaker: Guillermo Turrent Schnaas, Director of Modernization, Federal Commission on Electricity
11:30 – 12:30pm
Lunch & Keynote
Topic: The importance of a strong Colorado-Mexico partnership
Speaker: Colorado Lieutenant Governor Joseph A. Garcia
12:30 – 1:15pm
Mexico’s Oil & Gas Landscape
Topic: Details of reform implementation in the oil & gas industry
Speaker: Juan Marcos Gutierrez, FGZ Strategies S.C. and Carlos Lezama, Founder, FGZ Strategies S.C.
1:15 – 2:00pm
Business in Mexico: Perspective from an Energy Expert
Topic: What are the considerations for doing business in the energy field in Mexico?
Speaker: George Baker, President at Baker & Associates, Energy Consultants
2:00 – 2:45pm
Roadmap for Pursuing Business Opportunities in Mexico
Topic: What are the main business considerations and incentives for doing business in Mexico?
Speakers: Omar Llamas, Director, ProMéxico
Closing Remarks and Networking