Construction Summit LATAM

30 November 2021


Digital Construction Summit LATAM, 2021, November 30. All times UTC/GMT -5 hours, Colombia and Peru time.

Event start time for Brazil and Chile UTC/GMT -3  at 12:00 hours, Mexico UTC/GMT -6 at 09:00 hours

Event start time for Sweden, 16:00 CET

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Yazmin Maya, Project Manager, Business Sweden

10:00 – 10:20

Opening remarks  

  • Yazmin Maya, Project Manager, Business Sweden
  • Swedish Minister for Infrastructure, Tomas Eneroth
  • Minister of Transport of Colombia, Ángela María Orozco Gómez
  • Minister of Infrastructure of Brazil, Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas (To be confirmed)
10:20 – 10:40

Swedish financing for EPC projects

  • Hans-Olof Rauman, Senior Advisor Strategic Projects, Business Sweden
  • Kjell Forsberg, Deputy Director Large Corporates, EKN (Swedish Export Credit Agency)
  • Per Akerlind, Deputy CEO and Head of Strategic Partnerships and Relations, SEK (Swedish Export Credit Corporation
10:40 – 10:50

Introduction to Swedish Solutions and the EPC Alliance by Sweden

  • Madelen Strömberg, Project Manager EPC Program & Smart Cities, Business Sweden
10:50 – 11:10

Future of the infrastructure sector in LATAM

Perspective on the region from Multilateral Development Bank

  • Mr. Rigoberto Ariel Yépez-García, Manager of the Infrastructure Department of the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank)
11:10 – 11:50

Live panel discussion

Challenges and opportunities for the Construction Sector in LATAM and increased cooperation across the region


  • Jenny Engström, Trade & Invest Commissioner, Business Sweden, Swedish Commercial Office in Mexico


  • Ignacio Franch Rojo, Business Development Latin America, COMSA
  • Manuel H. Ortiz Ortiz, Construction Manager, Odinsa
  • Björn Tisell, General Manager CVCA Region – Epiroc
  • Jose-Carlos Huesca, Transport & Infrastructure Country Manager, Mexico, ABB
  • Marcelo Schumacker, General Manager – Grid Integration Latin America at Hitachi Energy


  • Giovanny Builes, General Manager, Ingema S.A.

11:50 – 12:10

Moderated Q&A and Closing Remarks

12:10 – 12:30


12:30 – 15:30

B2B meetings (all B2B-meetings will be in English)

09.00 – 12.00 (Mexico time), 10.00 (Colombia time), 15.00 – 18.00 (Swedish time)

December 1

B2B-meetings between counterparts will be in their language of choice

Continuation and opportunity to book B2B-meetings