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Chile will be the Technology and Business Epicenter of Latin America


Chile will be the Technology and Business Epicenter of Latin America

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SANTIAGO, Chile, August 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ministers, authorities, committee organizers, governments of Latin America and stakeholders in the TIC and Digital industry in the Americas confirm that Chile will be the seat of the 4th Latin American Digital Congress of Business and Technology 2018, which will include Telecom, TICs, IoT, Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Fintech, e-Commerce, and Digital Marketing, to be held on September 5-6, at the Espacio Riesco Convention Center in Santiago de Chile. Get your tickets at

The 4th America Digital Congress of Business and Technology 2018 is a huge round table where decision makers, government authorities, C-level executives in the TIC and Digital industries sit down to discuss, explore trends, network actively, and do business in the Americas. More than 100 global experts in recent trends in Digital Transformation will participate in five Specialized Latam Forums: Latam Telco Forum, Digital Bank Forum, Latam C-level Forum, a Latin American Forum on Digital Governments and an IoT & Smart City Forum. More than 200 exhibitors will be part of the largest Digital Expo in Latin America. Venture Capital Forum is bringing to Chile and Latin America more than US$ 500 million in investment funds and the Rueda de Negocios Internacional, which will allow leaders from the one thousand largest companies in the region to explore new financing options and to do more business in two days than they could in an entire year of traveling.  

Speakers include: Cesar Cernuda (Miami), President of Latin America and Global VP of Microsoft, who will talk about #ArtificialIntelligence and its ability to change the world. Marten Kaevatz, CDO of Estonia and responsible for the Digital Strategy that turned Estonia into the most digitalized country in the world, will present for the first time in the Latin American Forum on Digital Governments. Andrés Bustamante, Head of the Digital Governments Division of MINSEGPRES-CHILE, will present the State's Digitalization and Modernization Plan 2020.

Digital Banking & Fintech Forum: Devie Mohan (London, UK) one of the Top 10 influencers in Fintech according to MIT, will talk about #trends in Digital Banking in 2020, and with the recipient of the CIO award from the Santiago Board of Trade, Andrés Araya, he will present the First Case of #Blockchain used in financial services in Latin America.

IOT & Smart City Forum: From Shanghai, China, Miguel Palencia will talk about successful cases of Blockchain being used in Intelligent Cities; Pedro Vidal will talk about the advances and challenges involved in the Santiago Intelligent City Plan; Iván Paéz, one of the Top 5 Visionaries globally according to #MIT, will reflect on how #IA, #BIG DATA, #IOT and the #SharingEconomy can create more sustainable cities.

C-Level Forum: One of the most important subjects in 2018 is #Cybersecurity at institutions, banks, governments and corporations. From Vancouver, Canada, Chester Wisniewski, Principal Research Scientist at #Sophos, will explain to us how to protect our data and our clients with strategies used by #SAMSAM and the new generation of personalized #Malware. Meanwhile, in the area of #DigitalMarketing, Greg Perotto (Canada), Global VP of Marketing for Hootsuite, will explain to the CMOs and C-Levels how to define a corporate strategy in Social Networks, from Awareness to E-Commerce.

IOT & TELCO FORUM: The Under Secretary of Telecommunications for Chile, Pamela Gidi, will present #PlanTelco2020, and Manish Singh (USA), VP of Networking Services Strategy for Tech Mahind, together with experts from General Electric and Siemens, will present several cases of IOT being used successfully in the mining, manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities industries.

More than 200 leading companies, as well as global and local providers, will be participating in the Digital Expo of the 4th America Digital Congress of Business and Technology, presenting the latest technological advances. During Expo Conferences, don't miss Paulina Silva (Chile), Group Director of Intellectual Property and Information Technology for Carey, who will talk to us about how to comply with GDPR, #GDPR, Data Protection Laws in Chile and in Latin America, the current regulatory status, and challenges in compliance. This is an essential matter for telcos, banks, corporations, governments and companies. #DataProtectionLaw #GDPR

Latin Venture Capital Forum 2018 is bringing more than US$ 500 million in investment funds to Chile and Latin America; connecting high-impact businesspeople to venture capitalists from Silicon Valley and investors from the Americas, supporting the risk capital industry in the region, helping businesspeople raise their first or second rounds of investments in the range of US$ 50,000 - US$ 10 million. There will be noted speakers, such as Jeff Wallace (Silicon Valley, USA), Advisor to UC Berkeley's start-up incubator, Co-Founder of Cognizant, and President of Global Kinetics, who will talk about a methodology for structuring a capital-raising plan for each stage of your company. Meanwhile, Jackie Magno (Silicon Valley), Managing Director of Golden Seed Firm, which has more than US$ 100 million invested in 150 high-impact companies, will explain to investors, venture capitalists and businesspeople how to perform successful #DueDiligence.

During the Rueda de Negocios Internacional, you will have the chance to participate in more than 2000 meetings that have been scheduled according to specific objectives with global leaders of Digital Transformation. Come do business at America Digital 2018.

The 4th America Digital Congress also has pavilions and commercial delegations from more than 22 countries: China, India, USA, Canada, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica, Uruguay and Chile, allowing bonds to be formed with leaders in the region.

We would like to invite you to participate with your company's representatives in the 4th edition of the Latin America Digital Congress of Business and Technology 2018, the epicenter of technology and business in the region.

Get your tickets at                                                                                                   

Felipe Gamboa
Communications and Press
Magnere 1540, of 1102, Providencia, Chile
T:+ 56 222 042034  M: +56 9 49795137


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