Agenda

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
3:00-3:45pm
Tuesday - 01/28/14
RoundTable Discussion: A Roadmap to Doing Business in Latin America – Opportunities and Obstacles
LC-03
3:45-4:15pm
Tuesday - 01/28/14
Mobile Content and Media in Latin America
LC-04
Hiram Enriquez
Director, Digital Product Innovation and Business Development
Viacom International Media Networks
4:15-5:00pm
Tuesday - 01/28/14
SuperPanel: Key Areas for Growth In Latin America
LC-05
5:00-5:30pm
Tuesday - 01/28/14
Special Closing Keynote
LC-06
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
8:00am
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Continental Breakfast
X-01
9:15-9:45am
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Welcome & Opening Keynote Address
LC-07
Estuardo Robles
President
Americas IT Forum
10:00-10:30am
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Keys to Establishing Latin American Partnerships
LC-08
Dr. Jorge Cassino
Experts will share their knowledge on how to effectively establish Latin American business partnerships and enterprise mobility channel partner strategies.
10:30-11:00am
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Legal Implications of International Business Transactions
LC-14
Romy Jurado
Attorney
Jurado & Farshchian, P.L.
Businesses operate on a global basis and are subject to the regulatory laws of several countries. Discuss the legal implications of meeting the needs of such businesses, specifically to clients who have international activities. This session will cover: • Independent sales representative agreements • Joint ventures and strategic alliances • Licensing and other forms of proprietary protection • Distribution arrangements • Establishing, financing and operating foreign branches and subsidiaries • International business negotiations • Structuring, acquiring and disposing of real estate investments • Handling of international disputes • Trade regulation • Compliance with U.S. securities and export laws • Immigration matters • Trademark, copyright and other intellectual property • All aspects of international and domestic tax law.
11:00-11:30am
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Redefining UC in Latin America
LC-10
Jorge Elizondo
Unified Communications Brand Manager Latin America
CommLogik
UC is a strategy not a product or service. End Users and integrators have to refocus their attention on the feasibility of integrating various components and communication applications to optimize specific business processes. There is no single vendor in the UC marketplace that can meet all of the requirements of Unified Communications business needs, this represents a big challenge for end users and an opportunity for integrators in Latin America in 2014.
11:30am-12:00pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Video as a Key Component of UC
LC-09
Kevin Fox
CommLogik
Radames Rangel
Polycom
Video is becoming the most important aspect of any UC strategy and as such has its own tendencies in the market; we will analyze where video collaboration is heading in a technology world already dominated by the BYOD and virtualization.
12:00-12:45pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Cloud South - Latin America and The Cloud
LC-11
Keith Bennett
Sales Director
Five9
Tom Rocca
Strategic BPO Solutions
Five9
Cloud computing has been on the forefront for enterprise adoption for a few years now, but nailing down the best use cases has been a challenge. At the same time, mobile applications have changed the landscape for enterprises to deliver and compete on a global scale. To stay head, combining the promise of the cloud with the reach of mobile is the ultimate X factor. Learn how to accomplish operational excellence in Latin America and global centers via Cloud + Mobile and create the X factor.
12:45pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Conference Luncheon
X-02
1:45-2:15pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Stretching Your Organization’s IT Budget
LC-13
Frank Kobuszewski
Vice President, Technology Solutions Group
CXtec
In this session, well review potential strategies for doing more with your IT budget by adopting preowned equipment when it makes sense, and by blending OEM maintenance with thirdparty programs. We’ll review risks of the used market; highlight the benefits of buying used equipment; and discuss alternatives to OEM maintenance and the cost savings of newcompatible optics.
2:30-3:15pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
VoIP in Latin America
LC-12
Hugh Goldstein
VP, Partnerships and Strategic Alliances
Voxbone
Reinaldo Rodriguez
Sales Director
snom
Anthony Stiso (Moderator)
Vice President, Marketing & Sales
Telinta
VoIP is one of the fastest growing telecom areas in Latin American and around the world. This expert panel will discuss important trends and challenges.
3:30pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Keynote Presentation by IBM
X-03
Dr. Angel Luis Diaz
Vice President of Open Technology & Cloud Performance Solutions
IBM Software Group
4:00pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
Battle in the Cloud
X-04
5:00-7:30pm
Wednesday - 01/29/14
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
X-05