Friday, February 15, 2013

Governor Patrick travels to Colombia on the Massachusetts – Colombia Innovation Partnership Mission.

 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Governor Patrick tours regions of Colombia with Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombian Defense Officials, local public officials and community leaders.

 

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Governor Patrick tours regions of Colombia with Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombian Defense Officials, local public officials and community leaders.

Governor Patrick and Massport CEO and Executive Director Tom Glynn meet with Captain Alfonso Salas CEO of the Cartagena Port Society/Port Authority of Cartagena to discuss expanding trade opportunities with Colombia.

 

Monday, February 18, 2013

Governor Patrick meets with United States Ambassador to Colombia P. Michael McKinley.

Governor Patrick participates in the Science & Technology Development Briefing: Policy and Practice in Colombia, presented by Director of COLCIENCIAS (Administrative General Department of Science Technology), Catalina Ortiz Lalinde.

Governor Patrick meets with Colombian business leaders to discuss innovation, life sciences and clean energy economic partnerships with Colombia. 

Governor Patrick discusses the link between Massachusetts’ and Colombia’s innovation economies at the Massachusetts-Colombia Innovation Partership Tech Roundtable, hosted by Microsoft, FEDESOFT and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative.

Governor Patrick highlights Massachusetts’ leadership in the clean energy sector at the Massachusetts-Colombia Energy & Water Technologies Business Roundtable, hosted by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and Asociacion Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia (ANDI).

Governor Patrick meets with the Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Gabriel Andre Duque Mildenberg.|

Governor Patrick attends the Massachusetts-Colombia Innovation Partnership Life Sciences Roundtable, hosted by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and Boston Scientific Colombia, Ltda. to discuss the importance of Massachusetts’ role in the global economy as a leader in the life sciences sector.

Governor Patrick meets with Colombian Ambassador to the United States Carlos Urrutia.

 

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Governor Patrick meets with the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos Calderon and Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar.

Governor Patrick makes an announcement relative to the innovation economy with the President of COLCIENCIAS, the Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Governor Patrick meets with the President of the Universidad de Los Andes Pablo Navas Sanz de Santamaria to discuss opportunities for collaboration in higher education.

Governor Patrick participates in a forum with Universidad de Los Andes students discuss opportunities for collaboration in higher education.

Governor Patrick promotes partnerships in innovation and entrepreneurship between Massachusetts and Colombia at the Massachusetts-Colombia Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roundtable.

Governor Patrick and delegation members attend the Massachusetts Global Reception, hosted by U.S. Ambassador P. Michael McKinley and Mrs. Fatima McKinley.

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Governor Patrick departs Colombia and travels to Florida.