After a challenging year for Latin America due to the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal and industrial markets are opening up with significant opportunities in 2021 and beyond. This interactive virtual meeting will bring together key stakeholders from across the Latin American region, with high-level speakers from Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Argentina, to provide insights into some of the most significant water and wastewater investment initiatives in the region.
From PPP for desalination in Mexico and Chile and wastewater in Peru, to large EPC contracts funded by DFIs as part of the province of Buenos Aires five-year Infrastructure Plan, this meeting will shed light on emerging business opportunities and provides an excellent collaborative network of business contacts through the dynamic roundtables format.
Join our expert speakers to hear the answers to these questions and more:
Expert speakers lead tables of 6-8 in tightly focused discussions on what is new and trending in the international water industry.
Sustainable infrastructure innovations and circular water economy in LATAM
Frank Rogalla, Innovation and Technology Director, Aqualia
What is the desal outlook for Mining in Chile?
Jorge Cantallops, Director de estudios y políticas de Cochilco
ProInversion’s PPP pipeline in Peru
Ernesto Zaldivar Abanto, Director de Proyectos de Saneamiento, ProInversion
How will Banobras fund the next phase of water projects in Mexico?
Carlos Puente, Director of Water, Energy and Environmental Projects, FONADIN / BANOBRAS
What is the World Bank’s strategy in Latin America?
Midori Makino, WSS Lead Specialist for LAC, The World Bank
AySA’s Investment Priorities
Gonzalo Meschengieser, International Relations Manager & Christian Taylor, Director of Technical Planning, Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA)
Desal Opportunities in Peru’s Mining Industry
José N. De Piérola C., Gerente de Recursos Hídricos, Southern Peru Copper Corp.
Prospects for Desal and Reuse in Chile’s Utility Sector
Fernando Velasquez, Gerente de Desarrollo, Econssa Chile
Where are the IDB’s strategic interests in Latin America?
Corinne Cathala, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, Water and Sanitation Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Where are Colombia’s top water sector opportunities?
Hugo A. Bahamón Fernández, Director, Dirección de Política y Regulación Ministerio de Vivienda, Ciudad y Territorio
Prospects for Brackish and Seawater Desalination in Latin America
Juan Miguel Pinto, Presidente, ALADYR
The World Bank’s water consulting initiative in Peru
Guillermo Mingolla, Senior Expert Water and Sanitation Companies, Argentina & Malva Baskovich Senior Water Supply & Sanitation Specialist, The World Bank
Peru’s National Water and Sanitation Plan 2021-2025
Max Carbajal, MVCS Sanitation Department Director, Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Peru
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