Conference Programme

Sessions and Welcome Cocktail: Business Attire
Homero Manzi Tango Dinner Show: Smart Casual

The weather forecast for the week of the event reports an average low of 5 degrees, and an average max of 15 degrees Celsius with mostly clouds and sunshine but some chances of rain.


Mugé Anber-Kontakis

American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc. WISTA USA.

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Gustavo Anschutz

Director CEDPLA - President AIPPyC.

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Carolina Barone

Directora de Ejecución de Políticas de Género y Diversidad del Ministerio de Seguridad de la Nación.

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Mariana Barrera

Journalist of Noticias de Cruceros. WISTA Argentina.

Oficial Principal María de la Cruz Basualdo

Prefectura Naval Argentina.

Prefecto Principal Francisco Benisch

Prefectura Naval Argentina.

Mónica Blanco

Legal advisor. Puerto Bahía Blanca. WISTA Argentina.

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Claudia Botero Götz

Gard (North America) Inc. WISTA USA.

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Alexandre Calmon

Partner at the Energy Global Practice Group of Tauil & Chequer Advogados.

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Pablo Chauvet

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC).

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Rob Collins

Partner, Clyde & Co.

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Dean Croke

Chief Analytics Officer, FreightWaves and BiTA.

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Celso de Azevedo

Thomas Cooper LLP.

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Lludelis Espinal

E&M International Consulting, S.R.L. WISTA Rep. Dominicana.

María Belén Espiñeira


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Fernanda Cecilia Faria de Mattos

FMaster Consultoria. WISTA Brazil.

Rodrigo García Berro

Coordinator of the Argentina Offshore Round 1.

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Rodolfo Garcia Piñeiro

Presidente de Turner & Williams S.A. Agencia Marítima.

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Jeanne Grasso

Wista International Exco Member, Partner, Blank Rome LLP. WISTA USA.

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Roger Harris

Executive Director. International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network.

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Gabriela Heckler

Legal Advisor of the CEO and Environmental Manager at the Port of Itaqui, in São Luis - Maranhão. Phd Candidate in Law of the Sea at Hamburg University.

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Katerina Konsta

Seaworks (UK). WISTA Hellas.

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Birgit Marie Liodden

Board Member, Bellona Environmental Foundation, Norwegian Sea Rescue Society and WISTA Norway.

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Ramiro López Saubidet

Coordinador General de Obras y Servicios. Administración General de Puertos.

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Flavia Melo

Senior lawyer, Member of the Executive Board of WISTA Brazil.

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Camila Mendes

Senior Partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados.

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Santiago Nicolet

Director de Proyectos, Tesacom Cono Sur (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brasil, Perú).

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Despina Panayiotou

CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime. President of WISTA International.

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Vanessa Rochester

Of Counsel, Montréal. WISTA Canada.

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Ricardo J. Sánchez

Senior Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC).

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Kirsten Schandy

P&I Correspondent. Director. Lloyd's Agent.

Fabiana Simões Martins

Lawyer. Siano & Martins Advogados Associados.

Enrique Suárez


Mona Swoboda

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Verónica Valenzuela

President of WISTA Panama.

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Débora Valera

Venezuelan Maritime Cluster (Venezuelan Maritime Chamber). President of VSV Marine & Port Group. WISTA Venezuela.

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Gabriela Vidal Rodríguez

Doctor of Law and Social Sciences. Dr. Ricardo Vidal Aradas y Asociados.

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Luis Zubizarreta

Commercial Chamber of Private Ports.

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