Industry Congress

About the event

A gathering of the captains and movers of the construction industry, government policy makers, and foreign and domestic stakeholders, this congress will feature renowned experts who will address relevant issues vital to the growth and sustainability of the Philippine construction industry.

Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Venue: Forbes Ballroom 3, Conrad Hotel Manila

Organized by the Philippine Constructors Association Inc. in partnership with the DTI - Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines.

Notional Agenda

*subject to change without prior notice

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM ---- PRELIMINARIES
Welcome Remarks
Atty. Rowel S. Barba
DTI Undersecretary for Competitiveness & Ease of Doing Business

Keynote Address
Secretary Ramon M. Lopez
Chairman of the Board, Construction Industry Authority of the
Philippines / Secretary of Trade and Industry

11:30 AM to 12:10 PM ---- Panel 1: Liberalization of the Construction Industry

Moderator / Introductory Speaker:
Atty. Jean De Castro
Chief Executive Officer, ESCA Knowledge

Hon. Arthur C. Yap, Member, House of Representatives
Atty. Johannes Bernabe, Commissioner, Philippine Competition Commission
Mr. Jorge A. Consunji, President & COO, D.M. Consunji, Inc.
Mr. Michael Raeuber, District Global Chairman, Royal Cargo Inc. /
Chairman, EPBN Infrastructure and Transport Committee
Hon. Aurelio Gonzales, Jr., Member, House of Representatives

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ---- Panel 2: Accelerating Nationwide Infrastructure Build-up

Moderator / Introductory Speaker:
Mr. Ramoncito Fernandez
President & COO, Maynilad

Hon. Joey Salceda, Member, House of Representatives
Usec. Rolando Tungpalan, National Economic and Development Authority
Ms. Doris Magsaysay-Ho, President & CEO, A. Magsaysay, Inc.
Usec. Catalina Cabral, Department of Public Works and Highways

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ---- Panel 3: Opportunities and Infrastructure Delivery Models

Moderator / Introductory Speaker:
Mr. Lorens Ziller
Executive Director, Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Phils.

Undersecretary Ferdinand Pecson, Executive Director, PPP Center
Mr. Vince Dizon, President and CEO, BCDA
Mr. Eduardo V. Francisco, Executive Vice President, BDO Capital and Investment Corporation
Mr. Guillermo Luz, Chief Resilience Officer and Advisor, Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation
Mr. Delfin J. Wenceslao, Jr., Chairman & President, D.M. Wenceslao and Associates, Inc.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Panel 4: Training & Education: The Future of Construction Jobs

Moderator / Introductory Speaker:
Mr. Anthony Mariano
Philippine Constructors Association

Mr. Jonathan Ledger, Global Technical and Vocational Education and Training Specialist, Department for International Trade (UK) / CEO, Global Skills Ledger Ltd.
Mr. Augusto Manalo, Chairman of the Board, Construction Manpower Development Foundation
Ms. Rosanna Urdaneta, Deputy Director General, TESDA
Ms. Rafaelita M. Aldaba, Assistant Secretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy, DTI
Dr. Rolando Vea, President, Mapua Institute of Technology

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM ---- Panel 5: What is holding up our Infra Projects

Moderator / Introductory Speaker:
Mr. Michael Roberto P. Reyes,
Member of the Board, CIAP
Philippine Overseas Construction Board

Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, Member, Senate of the Philippines
Engr. Ramon Allado, Chairman, Davao Constructors Association Center, Inc. (DCACI)
Mr. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, Governor, Bulacan Province
Dr. Enrico L. Basilio, Chief of Party, USAID Advancing Philippine Competitiveness (COMPETE) Project / Chairman, PCCI Transportation Infrastructure and Logistics Committee

6:00 PM to 6:00 PM ---- CIAP-PCA Awards

Kindly note that the agenda is subject to change and all speakers have been invited unless stated otherwise.

How to register

Early bird – Php 7,000.00 (until Nov. 2)
Standard – Php 8,800.00
To inquire or register, contact ICCPI:
T: (02) 978 0279 | M: (+63) 917 563 8633