Central American Advantage
January 15th to 20th, 2013 - Seminole Plaza Hotel- Managua, Nicaragua


Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Introduction of Sponsors and Speakers

07:00 pm - 08:30 pm Sponsored Welcome Stand up Dinner and Cocktail Party Poolside at the Seminole Plaza Hotel.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Day 1: Investing Abroad

07:45 am - 08:10 am Introduction – Welcome Remarks
08:10 am - 08:55 am "Going Global: What You Need to Know" by Peter Zipper, President Caye International Bank, Ltd.
08:55 am - 09:40 am "The Convergence of Demographic Trends and Scarcity Makes Latin America the Place to be Now" by Michael K. Cobb, CEO - ECI Development, Ltd. 09:40 am - 10:00 am Coffee Break Sponsored
by Logistics LatinAmerica
10:00 am - 10:45 am "Asset Protection for a Dangerous World" by Joel M. Nagel, Esquire, Nagel & Associates, LLC 10:45 am – 11:45 am "High Yielding Diversification through Socially Sustainable Agricultural Investments"
by Anthony Archer, Managing Partner, Liquid Investments 11:45 am - 12:15 pm Service Organization Orientation Kevin Marinacci - Fabretto Foundation 12:15 pm - 01:45 pm Name Sponsor Lunch by Search Initiatives
01:45 pm – 02:30 pm "The Best Ways to Multiply Wealth"
by Dr. Ralph Williams, CFO, Search Initiatives 02:30 pm – 03:00 pm "Belize Corporate Structures… Wealth by Trevor Bradley, Marketing Director, Georgetown Trust, Ltd. 02:45 pm - 03:30 pm "Private Placement Life Insurance For Taxing Times"
by Wayne Kurtz, President - Karlsberg International Insurance Corporation, Ltd 03:30 pm – 03:50 pm Coffee Break
by Logistics LatinAmerica 03:50 pm – 04:35 pm "Time of Turmoil – Save Your Funds on the Way to a New World.
How to Purchase Precious Metals, How to Store and Protect Gold Offshore Against Confiscation"
by Ralph Girgla - Noble House Metal Trading S.A. 04:35 pm - 5:20 pm Name Sponsor Speaking Slot 05:20 pm - 06:35pm Cocktail by the Pool Sponsored
by Caye International Bank Ltd 06:35 pm Dinner on your own Suggested restaurant:

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Day 2: Going Offshore Generally

08:00 am - 08:15 am Intro Remarks 08:15 am - 09:00 am "The HIRE Act: New Rules Every Offshore Investor Must Follow or Suffer Stiff Penalties Including Possible Jail Time" by Joel M. Nagel, Esquire, Nagel & Associates, LLC 09:00 am - 09:15 am Introductory Presentation by Friday Lunch Sponsor 09:15 am – 10:00 am "Agri-Investment in Latin American Coffee Farms: Sustainable Income with Sustainable Agriculture"
by James Cummiskey, CEO, Logistics Latin America 10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break by Logistics LatinAmerica 10:30 am - 11:00 am "No Cost Life Insurance goes to the Movies"
by Karl Ohrman, President, Coordinated Financial Services 11:00 am - 11:30 am "Unlock Your Global IRA"
by Gregory J. Adams, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Sheffield Private Wealth 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Presentation space reserved and to be announced 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm "Sponsored Lunch Presentation - Agricultural Production Properties for Yield and a Strong Hedge Against Inflation" by Anthony J. Archer, Managing Partner, Liquid 01:30 pm - 02:15 pm "Tax Considerations for US Citizens Living, Working & Retiring Abroad"
by Maurice Glazer, CEO, Glazer Financial Network 02:15 pm - 02:45 pm "Get Out of Dodge; Owning Inflation Proof Rare Tech Metals Stored in Offshore Vaults
for Wealth Preservation and Profit"
by Knut Andersen, Sales Manager, Swiss Metal Asset
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm	 Coffee Break
			 by Logistics LatinAmerica

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm	 "What's Faster Than a Speeding Bullet…"
		         by Barry Potekin, Vice-President of Rutsen Meier Belmont Group (RMB Group)

04:30 pm - 05:00 pm	  

05:00 pm - 05:30 pm      "How to Profit from a Tequila Startup in the Down-Market Economy  
by Paul Groepler, President, Santo Spirits 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Cocktail Party Sponsored by Santo Spirits 07:15 pm Dinner on your own Suggested restaurant:

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Day 3: Due Diligence & Real Stories

07:45 am - 08:00 am Opening Remarks 08:00 am - 08:45 am "Pro Nicaragua Sector Introduction Why invest in Nicaragua" by Javier Chamorro - Executive Director – Pro Nicaragua 08:45 am - 09:15 am "Welcome Remarks" Executive Branch 09:15 am – 10:15 am Expat Panel
Tuey Murdock - Moderator Jack & Margaret Griffin - Expat Retirees Carol Cobb - Expat Mom and Girls Scouts Nicaragua Jon-Marc and Janice Gallagher - Remodeling a Granada Colonial Adam Baroody – Surfing the days away 10:15 am - 10:35 am Coffee Break
by Logistics LatinAmerica 10:35 am - 11:20 am Opportunities in Traditional Tourism Investment Opportunities in Tourism by Yaosca Mejia, ProNicaragua Tour Operator by Sandra Zamora - Nicarao Lake Tours Tour Operator by Lucy Valenti - Grayline Tours Sustainable Hunting by Adan Gaitan – Munditour 11:20 am - 12:20 pm Expat Entrepreneurs Panel
Michael Hanyecz - Moderator Carla Fjeld - Ola Verde Will Burke - Agro - Business Michael Hanyecz - ISI Security Chris Marlett and Javier Hugentobler - Call Centers 12:20 pm - 01:30 pm Sponsored Lunch Presentation "Learn How to Benefit from the Economics of the New Technology Landscape, and Investor Perspective"
by Zafar Khan, CEO, RPost Communications 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Legal Issues Doing Business in Nicaragua
by Sergio Corrales, García & Bodan 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm Opportunities in Agro & Sustainable Tourism
Sustainability in the Resort Setting
by Mausi Kuhl – Selva Negra Resort
Organic Produce to the Table by Carla Fjeld – OlaVerde
Cultural Tourism, Rutas by by Julio Videa - INTUR
02:45 pm - 03:30 pm Medical Tourism Ana Carolina García- Hospital Metropolitano Javier Callejas – Wellness and Medical Nicaragua Helen Kaye  - Medical Tourism in Nicaragua
Nelson Estrada – Solest MedResort Hotel & Spa 03:30 pm - 03:50 pm Coffee Break
by Logistics LatinAmerica
03:50 pm - 04:35 pm The 15 Due Diligence Questions You Must Ask When Buying Property Overseas
by Michael Cobb, Chairman and CEO, ECI Development 04:35 pm - 05:20 pm Property & Lifestyle Considerations for Expats Real Community Takes Planning by Mike Cobb - Gran Pacifica Resort Peace of Mind by Turalu Murdock – Title Coordination Services (TCS) 05:30 pm - 06:30 pm Networking and Cocktail Hour 06:30 pm Dinner on your own Suggested restaurant:


Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Day 4 (Optional): Fun Day at Gran Pacifica

09:30 am Free transportation to and entrance fee for Gran Pacifica Resort
11:00 am Welcome drink upon arrival at Gran Pacifica 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Activities* Horseback riding on the beach Massage at Sea Mist Spa 9- or 18- hole golf with golf cart Bird watching Surf lessons/ surfboard rentals Swim in the infinity pool or at the beach Bar open for cocktails 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Caballo Bayo lunch special for conference attendees! 04:00 pm Shuttle Bus #1 departs from Gran Pacifica to hotel 06:00 pm Shuttle Bus #2 departs from Gran Pacifica to hotel

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Day 5 (Opcional): Social Service Projects

09:00 am Hotel Pick-up for Service Project
12:00 pm Lunch at Fabretto 05:00 pm Return to Hotel
Fabretto's mission is to empower underserved children and their families in Nicaragua to reach their full potential, improve their livelihoods, and take advantage of economic opportunity through education and nutrition. This mission is achieved through five strategic program areas: early and primary education enrichment, rural secondary education, vocational and life skills education, and community well-being and development. Inspired by the legacy of Padre Fabretto, the organization envisions a prosperous Nicaragua where all children and adolescents have meaningful opportunities to grow and learn, in communities that offer access to quality education, so that they may reach their full potential. For more than 50 years, Fabretto has built relationships within the Nicaraguan urban and rural communities served in order to provide hope and a better future to the children and youth in need. Today, the organization serves approximately 10,000 children and youth through seven Fabretto-owned centers and more than 50-plus rural schools. For more information you can visit their website: http://www.fabretto.org/