CUMBRE SONORA 2018 THE MOST RELEVANT INDEPENDENT BUSINESS EVENT IN NORTHWEST MEXICO

Since 2012, Cumbre Sonora (Sonora Summit) has consolidated as one of the top independent business events in both the State and the Region. Every year the Summit gathers up to 300 CEOs and decision-makers.









Date
Frebruary 14 & 15

Venue
Club de Golf Los Lagos

Agenda

16:30

Opening Remarks

Ruth Guevara, Partner, Zumma rg+c

Roberto Salinas León, President, Mexico Business Forum

Jorge Vidal, Secretary of Economy, Government of Sonora

16:40

Introduction: Current state of the Mexican Electricity Market

Jonathan Pinzón, Partner, Zumma rg+c

17:00

Panel: Clean energy generation

Ignacio Carrizales Martínez, Director General, CFE Generación II

Industry representatives from USA and Mexico

Moderator: Iván Arredondo, Director General, Sonora Energy Commission (COEES)

17:45

Panel: Transmission, distribution and storage

Oliver Flores*, Chief of the Electricity Unit, Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)

Nelson Delgado*, *, Director General of Electricity Generation and Transmission, Ministry of Energy (SENER)

Industry representatives from USA and Mexico

Moderator: César Reyes, Partner, Zumma rg+c

18:30

Panel: Regional energy transition and integration

Tom Forese*, Chairman, Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC)

Marcelino Madrigal, Commissioner, Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)

Moderator: Manuel Puebla, Co-Chair, Energy Committee, Sonora-Arizona & Arizona-Mexico Commissions

19:00

Closing Remarks

*Invited

09:00

Inauguration

Lic. Manuel Ignacio Acosta Gutiérrez*, Mayor of Hermosillo

Ing. Roberto Gómez del Campo, Chairman of the Board, Cumbre Sonora

09:15

Keynote Address: The future of Mexico’s trade relations with the world

· Beyond NAFTA (2.0)

· Mexico and the Transpacific Agreement (TPP)

· Trade diversification and new markets

Dr. Jaime Zabludovsky, Vice President, IQOM Inteligencia Comercial; Undersecretary of International Trade Negotiations (1994-1998)

Speaker presenter:: Lic. Jorge Vidal Ahumada, Secretary of Economy, Government of Sonora

10:15

Keynote Address: Natural gas as a driver of regional development

· Advances in national infrastructure (2014-2018)

· State and forecast for natural gas in the northwest region

· Mexico-USA energy integration

Dr. David Madero Suárez, Director General, National Natural Gas Control Center (CENAGAS)

Presenta: Mtro. César Reyes, Partner, Zumma rg+c

11:00

Networking Break

11:15

Dialogue: Mexico’s moment: Beyond 2018

· Competitiveness

· Rule of Law

· Political-Electoral Scenarios

Dr. Luis Rubio, President, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI)

Lic. Edna Jaime, Director General, México Evalúa

Moderator: Dra. Gabriela Grijalva Monteverde, Dean, El Colegio de Sonora

12:00

Special Panel: The new age of bilateral relations: The future of economic integration in the Sonora-Arizona Mega Region

Jessica Pacheco, President, Board of Directors, Arizona-Mexico Commission

Ángel R. Bours Zaragoza, Vice President, Sonora-Arizona Commission

Modera: Dr. Roberto Salinas León, President, Mexico Business Forum

13:15

Closing Remarks

Lic. Claudia Pavlovich Arellano*, Governor of the State of Sonora

*Inivited

Temas

  •  PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE REGIONAL ENERGY INTEGRATION
  •  THE FUTURE OF MEXICO’S TRADE RELATIONS WITH THE WORLD
  •  NATURAL GAS AS A DRIVER OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  •  MEXICO’S MOMENT: BEYOND 2018
  •  THE NEW AGE OF BILATERAL RELATIONS: THE FUTURE OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION IN THE SONORA-ARIZONA MEGA REGION

Cumbre Sonora 2017