The Andalusian Business Confederation, CEA, Within the events organized to mark its 40th Anniversary, it has held a conference in which the challenges of the Andalusian industry have been analyzed in light of the commitments of the 2030 Agenda, and that focused on the challenges of Andalusian industrialization as an essential element for competitiveness and social development of Andalusia
The day, which has been presented by Manuel Bellido, President of the Commission for the SDGs of CEA, has counted in his inauguration with the participation of its president, Javier González de Lara; the Minister of Finance, Industry and Energy of the Junta de Andalucía, Juan Bravo; and the Regional Territorial Manager of Institutional Relations of ORANGE, Raúl Maldonado.
In his speech Gonzalez de Lara said that "the industrialization of Andalusia is a strategic objective and an essential commitment to the present and future development of our community." He also said that "the strengthening and promotion of the industrial sectors of Andalusia are fundamental issues for CEA and unavoidable conditions for compliance with the SDGs and the challenges they present."
Orange, with the socioeconomic development of Andalusia
Regarding the development of the day, the territorial directors of Large Companies and Institutional Relations of Orange in the South Zone, Héctor Cansino and Raúl Maldonado, have participated in this day as a new sign of the company's commitment to the socio-economic development of Andalusia, community in which it has already invested more than 770 million euros in the deployment of fiber optic and 4G telecommunications networks and has generated more than 6,000 direct and indirect jobs through its activity.
In the framework of this act of the 40th Anniversary of CEA, Orange has also presented the report "Internet of Things. 29 good practices in large national and international companies ", with the aim of bringing to the Andalusian business sector different examples of successful application of the IoT to organizations to boost their digitization (this report can be found in www.orange.es/grandes-empresas). Orange has already demonstrated its leading position in this market with the deployment in Spain of its new LTE-M (Long Term Evolution for Machines) network, with which it has become the first operator in the country to launch this technology dedicated exclusively to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
On the other hand, the inaugural lecture was given by the Secretary General of Airbus Spain, Jorge Caro Terrón, who addressed the "Industrial development and challenges of the 2030 Agenda". As for the table discussion on "The challenges of innovation and the size of the Andalusian industry", moderated by Manuel Ángel Martín, president of CEA's Economic and Financing Business Council, the participation of Antonio Gómez-Guillamón, CEO of Aertec Solutions; Joaquín Abril-Martorell, director of Digital Transformation of Cepsa; Santiago Alfonso Rodríguez, Vice President of Marketing and Communication of Cosentino; and Pablo Ortiz Moyano, director of Factoría de Siderúrgica Sevillana.
This day at the headquarters of CEA is part of the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the constitution of the Confederation of Businessmen of Andalusia, which with these acts try to "celebrate the future", and expose the Andalusian society, especially its companies , the challenges that lie ahead. These events are sponsored by Orange, Cajasol Foundation, Bankia, Caja Rural del Sur, Nedgia Andalucia Naturgy Group, Antea Previsión, Costasol de Hipermercados, Cosentino and Garántia.