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TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CUSTOMS CONTTOL IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

There will be simultaneous translation into English, Spanish and Portuguese at the plenary sessions.

There will be simultaneous translation into English, Spanish and Portuguese at the plenary sessions.

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WEDNESDAY, 12th SEPTEMBER   

10:00-17:00

Registration at venue hotel

Hotel el Panamá Vía España, 111 Panama City, Panama

19:00-19:15

Shuttle service from venue hotel to Miraflores Visitor Center

20:00-22:00

Welcome Cocktail

Rooftop of the Panama Canal locks, Visitor Center Miraflores 4º floor

(Additional cost for accompanying persons)

22:00-22:15

Shuttle service from Miraflores Visitor Center to venue hotel

THURSDAY, 13th  SEPTEMBER

08:00-08:15

Shuttle service from venue hotel to Latin American Parliament

08:45-09:00

Arrival and registration of participants to the sessions at Latin American Parliament

Av. Principal de Amador Panama City, Panama

09:00-09:30

Opening ceremony

Hernando J. Franco M., Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Panama

Ricardo Zaragoza Ambrosi, President of CAAAREM

Tony Raful Tejada, President of the Central American Parliament PARLACEN

Juan Patricio Cotter, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Customs Law Academy ICLA

José Gómez Núñez, General Director of the  National Customs Authority of Panama

Representative of the World Customs Organization WCO

Augusto R. Arosemena Moreno, Minister of Commerce and Industry of Panama

10:00-11:00

Keynote address

The Digital Economy

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-13:30

SESSION  1

TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: NEW GOODS, CHALLENGES TO THE HARMONIZED SYSTEM, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE OF HIGH TECHNOLOGICAL RANGE AND CUSTOMS POLICY

Topic 1 The WTO’s Information Technology Agreement products

Topic 2 The Harmonized System. A universal language at the forefront of technological innovation

Topic 3 Equipment and software of high technological range applied to Customs Control

Topic 4 E-commerce and customs policies: towards a solution for transparency, fairness, efficiency, and sustainability.

13:30-15:00

Networking lunch

15:00-16:30

SESSION 2

BLOCKCHAIN FOR BUSINESS, LOGISTICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Topic 5 Blockchain and Big data in the customs system

Topic 6 Legal implications of integrating Blockchain-based solutions into cross-border regulatory processes

Topic 7 Impact of Technology on commercial and logistic success

16:30-16:45

Shuttle service from Latin American Parliament to venue hotel

                     FRIDAY, 14th SEPTEMBER                    

08:00-08:15

Shuttle service from venue hotel to Latin American Parliament

09:00-10:30

SESSION 3

LAW, DIGITALIZATION, AND TAXATION

Topic 8 Law of robots

Topic 9 Implications of VAT and customs duties on electronic sales platforms not established in the EU

Topic 10 Taxation for the digital economy

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-13:00

SESSION 4

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CUSTOMS CONTROL

Topic 11 Intelligence and Customs Control

Topic 12 Customs Electronic Systems of Economic Operators

Topic 13 Capacity building for an intelligent customs service

13:00-14:00

Networking lunch

14:00-16:00

SESSION 5

SESSION OF NATIONAL CUSTOMS DIRECTORS

Diego Dávila, Customs Director of Argentina

Jackson Aluir Corbari, Coordinator-General of Customs Administration of Brazil

Claudia María Gaviria Vásquez, Customs Director of Colombia

Jean Jorel Janvier, General Director of the General Administration of Haiti Customs

Rafael García Melgar, National Intendant of Customs of Peru  

Enrique Canon Pedragosa, General Director of Uruguay Customs

16:00-16:30

Closing ceremony

Dionicio Rodríguez Rodríguez, President of the National Bar Association of Panama

Elías Ariel Castillo G., President of the Latin American Parliament

José Gómez Núñez, General Director of the  National Customs Authority of Panama

Andrés Rohde Ponce, President of the Board of Directors of the International Customs Law Academy ICLA

Dulcidio De La Guardia, Minister of Economy and Finance of Panama

16:30-16:45

Shuttle service from the Latin American Parliament to venue hotel

20:00-20:15

Shuttle service from venue hotel to American Trade Hotel

21:00-24:00

Closing dinner

Hall del American Trade Hotel, Plaza Herrera Casco Viejo, Panama City

(Additional cost for accompanying persons)

24:00-24:15

Shuttle service from American Trade Hotel to venue hotel