80th Banking Convention
Asociación de Bancos de México
Acapulco, Guerrero

Dear participant

In order to make your participation and stay at the Annual Convention organized by the Banks of Mexico Association (ABM) easier, in this website you will find a guide regarding your registration and accommodations; it also contains all the information about the different services the Association will offer to the participants during the Convention.

We remind you that the dress code is tropical formal (Getleman guayabera or long sleeve shirt)

Convention

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Information guide

Preliminary Program


Inauguration & Plenary Session

16:30
Access to the Session Room.
18:00 – 18:10
President’s Arrival.
18:10 – 18:15
Presidium presentation.
18:15 – 18:20
Héctor Astudillo Flores, Governor of the State of Guerrero.
18:20 – 18:35
Jaime González Aguadé, Chairman of the Mexican Banking and Securities Commission (CNVB).
18:35 – 18:50
Agustín Carstens Carstens, Governor of the Central Bank of Mexico.
18:50 – 19:05
José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Minister of Finance.
19:05 – 19:20
Luis Robles Miaja, Chairman Mexico’s Banks Association.
19:25 – 19:45
Inaugural speech by Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico.
19:45 - 19:50
Departure of the President of Mexico.
19:50
End of session.
20:20
Cocktail - buffet sponsored by Banorte - Mastercard.
Pool area.
09:30
Access to the Session Room.
10:00 – 11:00
Conference

Richard Haass
President Council on Foreign Relations
(to be confirmed)

Moderator: Alberto Gómez Alcalá, Executive President ABM
11:00 – 12:00
Panel

  • Jaime Serra Puche, Former Minister of Commerce & Industrial Development of Mexico, President of SAI (confirmed)
  • Carla Hills, Former U.S. Trade Representative, Chairman Hills & Co. (confirmed)
  • Michael Wilson, Former Minister of Commerce of Canada and Chairman of Barclays Capital Canada(confirmed)

Moderator: Herminio Blanco Mendoza, Founder and President of the Board of IQOM Inteligencia Comercial (confirmed)
12:00 – 12:20
Coffee Break.
12:20 – 13:20
Conference

Luis Videgaray Caso
  • Secretary of Foreign Affairs
  • (confirmed)
13:20 – 14:20
Macro Vision

Larry Summers
  • Director, White House National Economic Council (2009-2010)
  • President, Harvard University (2001-2006)
  • Secretary of Treasury (1999-2001)
  • (confirmed)
Moderator: Ernesto Torres Cantú, Vice President ABM
14:20
End of session.
14:30 – 18:30
Lunch & wine tasting sponsor by VISA in benefit of Fundacion Quiera
Jardin Hacienda.

Conferences

09:00
Access to the Session Room.
09:45 – 10:00
Thursday’s conclusion & recapitulation

Luis Robles, Chairman of the ABM
10:00 – 11:00
Implications of populism

Ricardo Hausmann
Director of Harvard's Center for International Development
(confirmed)

Moderator: Luis Niño de Rivera, Vice President ABM
11:00 – 12:00
Conference

The Challenge of Productivity

Kenneth Rogoff
Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University
(confirmed)

Moderator: Emilio Romano, Vice President ABM
12:00 – 12:20
Coffee Break.
12:20 – 13:20
Keynote Conference

Gen. Colin L. Powell, (Ret.)
Secretary of State (2001 - 2005)
EE.UU
Moderator: Luis Robles Miaja, Chairman ABM

Closing ceremony

13:20 – 13:25
Assumption of office of the elected Charmain of the ABM.
13:25 – 13:45
Remarks of the elected Charmain of the ABM.
13:45 – 14:00
Closing Message, Vanessa Rubio Márquez, Undersecretary of Ministry of Finance.
14:00
End of session.
14:40 – 16:40
Closing lunch offered by the ABM in honor of the Chairman & Direction Board.
Jardín Hacienda

Speakers


  • Portfolio Item

    Conference | March 23th

    Richard Haass

    President Council on Foreign Relations

  • Panel | March 23th

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    Jaime Serra

    Former Minister of Commerce & Industrial Development of Mexico, President of SAI

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    Carla Hills

    Former U.S. Trade Representative, Chairman Hills & Co.

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    Michael Wilson

    Former Minister of Commerce of Canada

    Chairman of Barclays Capital Canada

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    Herminio Blanco

    Founder and Chairman of the Board of IQOM Inteligencia Comercial

  • Portfolio Item

    Conference | March 23th

    Luis Videgaray Caso

    Secretary of Foreign Affairs

  • Portfolio Item

    Macro Vision | March 23th

    Lawrence H. Summers

    President Emeritus and the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University

  • Portfolio Item

    Implications of populism
    March 24th

    Ricardo Hausmann

    Director of Harvard's Center for International Development

  • Portfolio Item

    Conference | March 24th

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University

  • Portfolio Item

    Keynote Conference
    March 24th

    Gen. Colin Powell, (Ret.)

    Secretary of State (2001-2005)

    USA

Convention


Cost

The cost for attendees and spouses of associated institutions is $14,900 pesos for the first and $7,200 for the latter. IVA tax does not apply. For attendees of non-associated institutions and members of associated institutions attending on their own the remains at the rate but IVA tax is applied. (In neither case does it include accommodations, meals nor transportation).

The registration fee after March 3rd will be $15,650 pesos for participants and $7,560 for companions.

The registration cost is in pesos, or its equivalent in US dollars, a 16% Value Added Tax (IVA) will be charged to non-members.

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For additional information, please call Miriam Yaci, at the following phone numbers:
5722 4336 ó 5722 4338

National area code: 01 55

International area code: 52 55

E-mail: prensa@abm.org.mx y convencion@abm.org.mx

Registration deadline: March 10th, 2016.


Payment options

Wire transfer
Bank: Santander, S.A.
Beneficiary: Asociación de Bancos de México ABM, A.C.
CLABE: 014180510001657230

Credit card
In case of any problem with your credit card charge, we’ll contact you immediately either by phone or e-mail.

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The receipt must be sent to the following addresses: nvelazquez @cecoban.org.mx y convencion@abm.org.mx

After payment is received you will receive the electronic invoice in the following days.

Cancellation policy

Registration cancellations must be in writing and sent to the Association. Cancellations received on or before March 6th, 2017 will get a 100% refund. Between March 6th and March 9th a 50% refund. No refund will be made on cancellations made after March 10th.



Accomodation


Hotel

ABM has booked rooms in the Princess Mundo Imperial hotel.
Please indicate in the registration format if you want your reservation at this hotel and the room kind of your preference.

Plus Taxes: 16% IVA and 3%* lodging services tax.

Superior Room (Garden view) Deluxe Ocean View Pearl Room
Pirámide and Princesa Towers Pirámide and Princesa Towers Pearl Tower
$2,453 $2,610 $3,222

Conditions

Rates are in pesos (Mexican currency) and they are per room, per night, in double or single occupation; meals are not included.

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Hotel bills will be paid directly by each participant. You must accurately indicate your arrival and departing dates at / from the hotel. Check-in time is 2 o’clock. The check-out time is 12 o’clock.

In case of no show, one night plus taxes will be charged.

The hotel will make a charge for service (including underage guests):
› $22.00 pesos. Bellboy service arrival/departure, per person.
› $35.00 pesos. Chambermaid service per room, per night.
› $50.00 pesos. Resort fee.


Confirmation

The ABM will automatically send you confirmation of attendance when you register online, which will contain the registration number.





Air Transportation


We hereby provide you with the list of airlines, flight frequency for México City – Acapulco – México City round trips (Mex-Aca-Mex), so you can make your reservations directly.

For reservations call:

Aeroméxico
Tels.: 5133 4000 y 01800 021 4000

Aeromar
Tel.: 5133 1107 Ext. 2

Interjet
Tels.. 1102 5555 Ext. 1 y 01 800 01 12345

Volaris
Tels.: 1102 8000 Ext. 1

March 20th to 26th, 2017

Mexico/Acapulco

Aeroméxico

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
AM 301 06:30 / 07:35 Daily (23 | Low availability)
AM 315 09:55 / 10:50 Daily (Except 22)
AM 317 13:05 / 14:10 Daily (Except 22)
AM 313 17:15 / 18:15 Daily
AM 311 20:30 / 21:30 Daily

Interjet

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
IJ 3703 10:50 / 11:45 25
IJ 2701 13:50 / 14:45 26
IJ 2701 14:15 / 15:10 21, 22
IJ 2703 12:40 / 13:35 20
IJ 2703 15:15 / 16:10 23, 24, 25
IJ 3707 17:00 / 17:55 23, 24
IJ 3707 17:30 / 18:25 20, 21, 22
IJ 3705 21:25 / 22:20 26
IJ 3705 21:50 / 22:45 24

Aeromar

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
VW 133 08:25 / 09:35 25, 26
VW 131 10:50 / 12:00 Except 25
VW 131 12:05 / 13:15 25
VW 135 14:30 / 15:45 26
VW 137 19:05 / 20:20 Except 25

Volaris

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
VO 748 15:15 / 16:20 24
VO 774 17:52 / 18:57 24

Acapulco/Mexico

Aeroméxico

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
AM 302 08:00 / 09:10 Except
AM 304 11:15 / 12:40 25 (6) | 26 (2)
AM 306 14:42 / 15:55 Except 26
AM 314 18:40 / 19:50 Except 24 | 25 Low availability | Except 26
AM 310 21:55 / 23:10 Daily

Interjet

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
IJ 3706 06:30 / 07:35 20
IJ 3706 08:00 / 09:05 25
IJ 3704 12:10 / 13:15 25
IJ 2702 15:10 / 16:15 26
IJ 2702 15:35 / 16:40 21, 22
IJ 2704 16:35 / 17:40 20, 23, 24, 26
IJ 3708 18:20 / 19:25 23, 24
IJ 3708 18:50 / 19:55 20, 21, 22

Aeromar

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
VW 132 09:55 11:10 26
VW 130 12:20 13:35 Except 25
VW 130 13:35 14:55 25
VW 134 16:10 17:30 26
VW 136 20:45 22:00 Monday to Friday
VW 136 21:10 22:35 26

Volaris

Flight Departure / Arrival Frequency
Y4 749 16:51 17:56 26
Y4 775 19:28 20:33 26




Convention services


Ground transportation

Ground transportation will be provided from the Airport to the Fairmont Acapulco Princess Hotel. To easily locate busses, proper signs will be placed.

Hostesses, security personnel, as well as ABM staff will be present to provide guidance.

Registration & Information booths

Information booths for the Convention will be located in the Condesa Restaurant at the Princess Mundo Imperial Hotel and will be open office hours:
› Tuesday 21st, from 18:00 to 21:00 hours
› Wednesday 22nd, from 09:00 to 20:00 hours
› Thursday 23rd, from 09:00 to 20:00 hours
› Friday 24th, from 09:00 to 15:00 hours


Medical services

During Convention, medical and emergencies services will be available 24 hours, beginning on Wednesday at 10:00 am and ending on Friday 24th.



Simultaneous translation

English-Spanish simultaneous translation and vs. will be available throughout the event.



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