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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

8:00AM Registration and morning refreshments
9:00AM Chairperson’s welcoming remark

Senior representative, Santander

9:10AM Ministry of Public Works Keynote: Infrastructure Strategy

Clarifying the government’s ambitions for infrastructure development and outlook for concessions

● What sectors will take priority in Chile’s infrastructure development strategy?  

● What will the concession model look like and what projects are being included?

● Will social infrastructure be brought back into the concession model? Assessing pipeline and time frame for these developments

9:40AM Ministry of Energy Keynote: What is the government’s long-term vision for the power matrix?
  • Outlining the Ministry of Energy’s plans for the Chilean energy sector, including expectations for future auctions and power purchase agreements
  • In this moment of record low power prices, what is the government’s long-term vision for the power matrix, especially the continued development of renewables v. conventional power
  • Exploring the potential for regional energy cooperation, especially with neighbouring Argentina, and the potential impact on Chile’s energy dynamic
  • Outlook for future transmission development in-line with energy strategy
Gabriel Prudencio,  Jefe de la División de Energías Renovables, Ministerio de Energía, Gobierno de Chile
10:00AM Refreshments and networking
10:45AM Industry Leaders: Perspectives on the financing landscape and opportunities available in Chilean infrastructure and energy
  • What will be the impact of the new administration’s policies on the portfolio of projects and appeal to investors?
  • Lender perspective on what defines a balanced PPP structure and how successful partnership can be achieved in Chile
  • Bringing together banks and institutional investors to fund deals and access long-term financing
  • Could the successes of green bonds and loans in other countries be replicated in Chile?  How could they fit into the financing of projects in this market?
  • How does the Chilean market compete with other LATAM markets? Are Chilean lenders considering financing opportunities abroad?
Moderator: Francisco De La Barra, Partner, Barros & Errazuriz Abogados
Felipe Sotomayor, Head of Structured Finance Chile, Santander
Claudia Valdés Florenzano, Lead Investment Officer, IDB Invest
Davide Ferrucci, Vice President, Power, Infrastructure & Project Finance – Latin America, BNP Paribas
11:45AM Defining the energy landscape in the context of record low power prices
  • With winning bids in the recent power auction going to renewables, what trends can we see in this space?
  • Pricing outlook: Are low prices sustainable? What power sources will be most competitive in the new pricing environment?
  • How are new transmission lines, such as TEN, impacting on the market? What does the pipeline look like for further energy infrastructure projects?
Moderator: Stan Malek, Vice President, Project Finance Chile, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Moderator: Juliana Ennes, Senior Reporter - Americas, IJGlobal
Andrés Romero, Director, Valgesta Energía
Iñigo Malo de Molina, Head of Andean Region, Solarpack
José Ignacio Escobar, Gerente General Chile & Latam, Acciona Energía Chile SpA
Alfredo Solar, General Manager Chile, Atlas
Manuel Tagle, General Manager, Mainstream Chile
12:45PM Lunch
2:00PM Infrastructure panel: Reviewing trends across key sectors, outlook for the pipeline and financing strategies
  • Having seen several desalination and reservoir concessions recently, what further water developments are expected and how are they being financed?
  • Assessing the pipeline for port and airports as key concessions come up for renewal
  • Social infrastructure: Debating strategies for forging successful public private alliances for hospitals, prisons, etc.
  • Telecoms: Assessing the scale of investment required in telecoms infrastructure in order to keep pace with a growing digital economy and the investment commitments required
  • Airport development across Chile: Outlook for developments and expansions, and how they will be financed
Marcelo Pino, Public Affairs Director, Huawei
Pedro García Morales, Partner, Garrigues
Sebastian Guzman, Gerente de Nuevas Inversiones, Penta las Americas
Enrique Cruzat, CEO, Aguas Pacifico
2:45PM Road infrastructure: Expectations for upcoming concessions and financing outlook
  • What is the outlook for the pipeline for Chilean roads?
  • Where is funding coming from for road developments? What role will the infrastructure fund play?
  • What structures are being used to finance road developments and expansions?
  • Assessing the appetite of international investment for Chilean roads?
  • Is there potential to build/expand smaller internal roads under the concession model?
Moderator: Harken Jensen Rojas, Executive Director, Corporate and Investment Banking, Santander
Daniel Vilanova, Director Financiero, VíasChile
Roger Mogrovejo Moron, Gerente de Inversiones, Principal Vida Chile
Andrés Contreras Herrera, CFO, Intervial Chile S.A., filial chilena de vías de ISA S.A.
3:30PM Afternoon refreshments
4:00PM Perspectives on M&A activity in Chilean energy and infrastructure
  • With much M&A activity being seen in the Chilean infrastructure and energy space, what are the conclusions on recent transactions?
  •  How will these shifts affect the market and will this trend continue?
  • What is the appetite of M&A investors for Chilean infrastructure and energy assets and what is driving it, especially for key players such as Chinese companies?
  • Regulatory perspectives on concentration of local assets, foreign ownership in key sectors, etc.
Moderator: Ramiro Young, Head of Infrastructure de Corporate Finance, Santander
Ian Speight, Director, Global Capital Markets & Structured Finance, TerraForm Power
Joseph Legeleux, Head of M&A Advisory Latin America Power & Utilities, BNP Paribas
Sebastian Ugarte Cifuentes, Investment Manger Chile, Mainstream Renewable Power
4:45PM Desalination in the spotlight
  • Review of desalination projects underway and expectations for upcoming developments
  • Assessing future mining sector water demand and the pipeline for further desalination developments in Chile
  • What structures are being utilized to finance desalination projects?
  • EPC perspective on project execution and risk
  • Innovations in desalination technology
Sebastian Errecaborde, Country Manager, Techint Chile S.A.
Jaime Guzman, Partner, Asset Chile
Felipe Diaz, Head of Latin America Corporate Finance and Chief Representative Santiago Office, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Bernard Bon, BOT Director,  SUEZ South Pacific Region
5:20PM Assessing the appetite of institutional investors for Chilean infrastructure assets: How do they perceive the market and what are their strategies for participation?
  • II perceptions on the Chilean energy and infrastructure sector
  • How can institutional participation be stimulated? Is there a need for further regulatory updates?
  • Which sectors best suit institutional investment?
  • What makes for successful participation of institutional investors alongside traditional lenders for long-term investment infrastructure investment?
Moderator: Jorge Valencia, Head of Global Markets, Santander
Juan Pablo Raffetto, Director de Inversiones, MetLife Investments
Roger Mogrovejo Moron, Gerente de Inversiones, Principal Vida Chile
Ronnie Hawkins, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Partners
6:00PM Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by cocktail reception