2012 Hydropower Summit Latin America in Brazil Confirms Top Level Speakers
Energy industry leaders, including investors, developers, public authorities and world-class service providers will discuss emerging power generation and distribution projects, new regulations, investment opportunities and innovative solutions
SAO PAULO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Business News Americas has confirmed the participation of top level speakers to its second annual Hydropower Summit in Sao Paulo Brazil on May 9-10. Sinval Zaidan Gama, Superintendent for Foreign Operations of Eletrobras will address new challenges to Regional Energy Integration and provide an update on the company's Hydro projects in the region. Carlos Nascimento, President of Norte Energia, the consortium building the 11.2GW Belo Monte dam, one of the world's largest, will open the session "Generation and Transmission Projects in Latin America".
The energy conference will feature next generation projects and innovative solutions, a regional hydropower outlook, public and private investments, as well as analyze and discuss industry trends and drivers. "We are proud to offer South America's energy sector leaders a forum to discuss today's most important issues in hydropower in May", says Greg Barton, CEO of Business News Americas. "With speakers like Zaiden & Nascimento as well as our entire agenda of top level experts, attendees will interact with other senior level executives about the pulse of the industry. At BNAmericas, our goal is to facilitate discussions important to the industry and bring together the decision makers of today to solve the problems of tomorrow."
Other topics at the 2012 Hydropower Summit include:
- Outlook on the Brazilian hydroelectric sector
- HidroItuango: The largest hydro project in the history of Colombia (2400 MW)
- Madeira HVDC Transmission Line Project
- Santo Antonio Energia
- State Grid presentation and Smart Grid panel discussion
Other confirmed speakers at the summit include Mauricio Tolmasquim, President, Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica; Gisela Damm Forattini, Director, Environmental Licensing, IBAMA; Hongxian Cai, President and Director General, State Grid Brazil Holding; Jose Sanchez TillerIa, Technical Director, Paraguay, Itaipu Binacional; Hermes J. Chipp, Director General, ONS - Operador Nacional do Sistema Eletrico; Armando Araujo, Technical Director, IE Madeira; Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Universidad de Sao Paulo; and Juvenal Dario Espinal B., Deputy Manager, Project Development, EPM - Empresas Publicas de Medellin
The 2012 BNamericas Hydropower Summit Latin America will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 9-10. For more information and to register, please visit www.latinhydrosummit.com, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +56 (2) 941 0395.
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