Small Hydro Latin America - Small Hydro Latin America Returns to Panama City, Panama

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Small Hydro Latin America

With hydropower accounting for 65% of all electricity generated in Latin America and hydro-electricity projects set to balloon in Latin America, with $1.6bn worth of investment into new projects in the next couple of years, small hydro has jumped to the forefront of the renewable energy industry in Latin America.

Arena International's Small Hydro Latin America conference brings together key players from across all the Americas that are looking to take advantage of the opportunities that the region holds.

Small Hydro Latin America is the only event in the region which specifically focuses on Small Hydro Power.

The format for the event is specifically designed to optimize networking opportunities, allowing you to meet project developers and managers, financial investors, governmental bodies, regulators, EPCs and service providers.

Two full days of presentations and discussions will also build a comprehensive strategy for project design, delivery and management, citing personal experience from the people who know best.


Eduardo Vallarino - CEO, Panam Development Corporation; President, FERCCA
Franz Garcia de Paredes - Partner, LATAM Synergies
Jacobo Mekler Waisburg - Partner and Commercial Director, Asergen; President, Mexican Hydroelectric Association
Ken Westrick - Founder and CEO, Westeva

The full speaker lineup can be viewed here.

Event programme

This year's conference features a case study packed agenda, providing insights into the biggest challenges surrounding emissions reduction technologies and strategies, traditional power plant profitability and insight into upcoming regulations.

Hot topics at the event include:

  • Unlocking key components of successful Greenfield project management through case study analysis
  • Diversifying the generation energy matrix and regional perspective
  • Quantifying the hydro‚Äźcentric microgrid opportunity in Latin America
  • Navigating paperwork involved in environmental impact assessments to ensure they are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Widespread round table discussions, led by the industry's largest decision makers, highlight a thorough networking package that will allow for attendees to participate and discuss crucial topics vital to the Small Hydro Industry.

To view the full Agenda for Small Hydro Latin America click here.

Special offer for early bird bookings

Arena will exclusively be offering significant savings for all delegates who book during the early bird pricing period. If you are interested in attending the event please click here to visit the website for more details quoting 'MK-KGEC' in the reference section.

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Small Hydro Latin America
3rd-4th December 2013
Panama City

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