Academic Agenda

*Next update will include the agenda of the Naturgas Congress.

Monday, April 8

Opening Ceremony

Carlos Garibaldi | Executive Secretary, ARPEL
Alejandro Stipanicic | President of the Arpel Board of Directors, ARPEL
Luz Stella Murgas | President, Naturgas
Ricardo Roa | President, Ecopetrol
Frank Pearl | Executive President, ACP


Global perspective and regional challenges of just energy transitions

International Energy Agency (IEA)
Presenter: Carlos Garibaldi | Executive Secretary, ARPEL


Convergence of perspectives regarding just energy transitions in Latin America and the Caribbean

David Riaño | Vice President of Low Emissions, Ecopetrol
Santiago Ferro | Energy Transition Manager, Ancap
Raquel Campos | Decarbonization Manager, Petrobras
Mike Howard | Presidente del Directorio, WEC Global
Medardo Cadena | Asesor del Secretario Ejecutivo, OLADE
Roberto Schaeffer | Professor of Energy Economics, CENERGIA
Moderator: Irene Alfaro | Managing Director, ARPEL


Decarbonization in the Transportation Sector

Guilherme Goulart | Aviators Relationship Manager, IATA
Juan Carlos Ocampo | CEO, Scania Colombia
Andre Defaveri | Director, Sales and New Business Development in Latin America, Honeywell
Alexis Rodriguez | Regional Head Energy Transition Latam, Maersk
Alejandro Vago | Director of Refining, Raízen
Moderator: Daniel Monzón | Partner, Arthur D. Little

Tuesday, April 9


Relations with Communities and License to operate

Cecilia Quiroz | Community Relations Manager, Petroperu
Aníbal Fernández de Soto | Nature and Neighbor Manager, GeoPark
Jason Switzer | CEO, Equitable Origin
Rafael Liger | Manager of Social Responsibility and Community Relations Affairs, OCP Ecuador
Moderator: Frank Pearl | President, ACP


Sustainable management and transparency

Carlos Aya | Corporate Relations Advisor, Shell
Jose Pablo Gomez | Administration and Finances Manager, ENAP
John Zambrano Celly | ESG Manager for Ecuador, Colombia and Peru, SLB
Moderator: Begoña Mundó | Vice President and Executive Director, TEMA


Challenges for financing

Eduardo Holgado | Managing Director in the Project, Infrastructure and Principal Finance Team, Goldman Sachs
Ana Milena López Rocha | CFO, Ecopetrol
Federico Barroetaveña | CFO, YPF
Carlos Rechelo | Executive Finance Manager, Petrobras
Moderator: to be confirmed


Just Transition and the Future of Work

Blanca Patiño | Green Jobs and Just Transition Specialist for Latin America and the Caribean, OIT
Camila Meireles | Technical Officer, Extractives and Energy, OIT
Presenter: Pablo Amoedo | Upstream Project Manager, Arpel


Rethinking Work

Edson Bouer | Managing Director of Energy Industry, Accenture Brasil
Marcela Vaca | Member of the Board of Directors, GeoPark
Florencia Tiscornia | Vice President of People and Culture, YPF
Moderator: Pedro Miras | President, WPC Energía


Artificial Intelligence and its Impacts

Jason Urso | CTO, Honeywell
Presenter: Tiphaine Le Moenner | Sr Project Manager, Arpel


Competitiveness of the Region’s Hydrocarbon Resources

Orlando Velandía | President, ANH (Colombia)
Rodolfo Henrique de Saboia | General Manager, ANP
Vandana Gangaram | Director, SHI
Asaid Bandach Gallegos | Information Resources Technical Manager (acting), Perupetro
Moderator: Bob Fryklund | Chief Upstream Strategist, S&P Global Commodity Insights


Critical minerals for the energy transition

Joaquín Proenza | Professor of Mineral Deposits, University of Barcelona
Presenter: Pablo Ferragut | Managing Director, Arpel

Wednesday, April 10
Joint activities of Arpel-Naturgas Week


Hydrocarbons and Geopolitics

Carlos Pascual | Senior Vice President, Global Energy, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Presenter: Miguel Moyano | Senior Managing Director, ARPEL


Transformation of national oil companies

Alejandro Stipanicic | ANCAP
Julio Friedmann | ENAP
Annand Jagesar | Staatsolie
Herbert Goñas | Petroperu
Marcela Reinoso | EP Petroecuador
Nestor Pérez Franco | Cupet
Moderator: Carlos Garibaldi | Executive Secretary, ARPEL


Perspectives of Natural Gas, Transitioning Fuel

Verlier Quan-Vie | NGC
Carlos Ormachea | Tecpetrol
Miguel Maal | Promigas Perú
Moderator: Andrea Stegher | President, IGU


Transformation of Independents in Colombia

Martin Terrado | GeoPark
Orlando Cabrales | Frontera Energy
Rafael Guzmán | Hocol
Daniel Ferreiro | Parex
Moderator: Camilo Morales | Secretario General, Naturgas


How to accelerate the transition without compromising energy security?

Horacio Marin | YPF
Juan Manuel Rojas | Promigas
Ana María Duque | Shell Colombia and Caribe
Ricardo Roa | Ecopetrol
Javier Rielo | TotalEnergies Americas
Moderator: Ieda Gomes | Principal Senior Researcher, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Ministerial dialogue: Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean towards a just energy transition

Andrés Camacho | Ministro de Minas y Energía de Colombia
Moderator: Andrés Rebolledo | Executive Secretary, OLADE

Key messages from Arpel and Naturgas

Carlos Garibaldi | Executive Secretary, ARPEL
Andrea Stegher | President, IGU
Luz Stella Murgas | President, Naturgas

April 11th and 12th
Naturgas Congress