Registration (The St. Regis Mexico City, Astor Foyer)


Latin America Association Leaders; Key Trends and updates.

  • Marisol Sanchez, ANDI (Colombia)
  • Esteban A. Gonzalez, SCDM (Chile)
  • Carlos Goulart, Executive Director, ABIMED (Brazil)
  • Sergio Madeira, Executive Director, ABRAIDI (Brazil)
  • Carlos Gouvea, CBDL (Brazil)
  • Leonor Piedrahita Ortega, Executive Director, ASEDIM (Ecuador)
  • Andrea Perez Figueroa, AMID (Mexico)

Moderator: Christopher White, Executive Senior Vice President, General Counsel, AdvaMed


Government and Industry initiatives to promote transparency in medical device interactions with HCP

  • Carlos Hernández Vázquez, Liaison and Partnership Office in Mexico, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Denis Jacob, Senior Commercial Assurance Manager, Latin America, Becton Dickinson & Company
  • Fernando Cevallos, Regional Director of Compliance, Intelligence, Investigations and Technology, Control Risk 
  • Juan M. Masini, Principal, Masini Global Group

Moderator: Ignacio Cortes, Ernst & Young 


Networking Break (Astor Lounge)


Actions Against the Illegal Marketing of Medical Devices

  • Arturo Ancona, Head of the special unit of investigation against IP crimes – PGR ( Federal General´s Attorney Office)
  • Lic. Jesus Maria Vasquez Gomez, Customs Central Administration
  • Leonardo Menes, General Counsel of COFEPRIS

Moderator: Juan Carlos Castillo, Head of AMID Legal Affairs and Illegal Market Combat Committee and Johnson & Johnson GA&P Senior Manager


Latin America Anti-Corruption Legal Framework: An Overview of Compliance and Enforcement Risk Using Case Studies

  • Dorothy Clarke, Vice President, Health Care Compliance, Medical Device & Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson
  • Gina Marie Nese, Chief Compliance Officer, KaVo Kerr Group Legal Department
  • Ms. Ilana Shulman, Chief Compliance Officer, Hill-Rom 
  • David Kembel, Chief Compliance Officer, Fresenius

Moderator: David Maria,Partner, Shook, Hardy and Bacon


Networking Lunch (Madeleine B Ballroom)


Latin America Leadership Session:  – Tone at the Top

  • Kurt Wicker, General Manager Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean, BD.
  • Carlos Jimenez, General Manager Mexico, B. Braun.
  • Bill Williams, General Manager, Boston Scientific.
  • Fernando Oliveros, General Manager, Covidien

Moderator: Glenn Faass, Co-Head of Brazil Practice; Co-Head of Corporate, M&A and Securities, Latin America, Norton Rose Fulbright 


New Business Models: Facing the Challenge 

  • Adriana Fussuma, Compliance Officer, Johnson & Johnson
  • César Bernal, Surgical Solutions, Covidien
  • Andrea Cataño, Public Affairs and Market Access Director Colombia and South Latin America, Baxter Colombia and ANDI Ethics Committee
  • Felipe Arboleda Márquez, Legal Counsel for Northern Latin America, Medtronic Latin America Inc. (ANDI Ethics Committee)

Moderator: Edward Buthusiem, Managing Director Corporate Compliance & Risk Management Advisory Services, Berkeley Research Group, LLC


Networking Break (Astor Lounge)


Antitrust Regulations in Latin America to Enhance the Ethical Environment and Competitiveness

Moderator: Kavita Mehrotra, Global Head , Strategic Relationships, Life and Health, UL EduNeering



  • Pablo Davila, President, AMID
  • Blanca Mendoza Aviles, Director of Industry and Biotechnology, ProMexico