Venue
Hilton Panamá Hotel
Hilton Panamá Hotel, Balboa Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama City, Panama

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Event Date Tue Mar 12 EDT - Wed Mar 13 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location Hilton Panamá Hotel
Balboa Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama City, Panama
Region Americas
Details

Following the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria, resilient and reliable renewable energy technology has never been so necessary in Central America and the Caribbean. Two hundred and fifty senior-level decision makers from across the entire regional and international value chain will meet in Panama City seeking the new partnerships, wind and solar innovations, micro-grid and storage technologies, investment opportunities and regulatory updates that will reignite the Central American and Caribbean renewables sector.

Prove your dedication to disrupting dependency on fossil fuels, and don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this emerging region’s sustainable energy future.

Speakers

2018 Speakers

Therese Turner-Jones
General Manager, Inter-American Development Bank

Robert Blenker
President and CEO, WRB Energy

Jamilette Guerrero
Gerente General, Parque Eólico Laudato Si´

Boris Zachrisson
Gerente Ejecutivo de Energía, Autoridad del Canal de Panamá

Jo Edghill
Managing Director, Megapower

Bruce Levy
CEO, BMR Energy

Gillian Charles-Gollop
Executive Director, Corporate Finance & Advisory, CIBC FirstCaribbean

Luis Oduber
CEO/COO, WEB Aruba

Meshia Clarke
Executive Director, Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA)

Claudia Alvarado
Sustainable Projects Advisor, Nestlé

Dr. James Fletcher
Former Energy Minister, St Lucia

Luis E. Paúl Kehrhahn
CEO, Grupo otepi

Claudio Loureiro
General Manager, JA Solar

Abdy Hernandez
Director Ejecutivo, Cámara Panameña de Energía Solar

Dr. Laurent Bellemare
Business Development Director, Syndicat Mixte d’Electricité de la Martinique

Daniel Mina
Head of Standards Department, Autoridad Nacional de los Servicios Publicos (ASEP) Panamá

Michael Ratliff
Managing Director, Global Energy Group, OPIC

Adam Borison
Vice President, Nathan Associates

Carmen Gisela Vergara
Directora Ejecutiva, FECAICA

Enrique Egloff
President, Federación de Cámaras y Asociaciones Industriales de Centroamérica y República Dominicana (FECAICA)

Syddia Estela Serrano de Alexeev
Coordinadora Nacional de Energías Renovables, INADEH Formación Profesional

Jason Balliet
Vice President, Renewable Energy, WRB Energy

Jaime Brugal
VP de Negocios, Banco BHD León

Hipólito Nuñez
Asesor, Dirección Ejecutiva, Comisión Nacional de Energía, República Dominicana

Héctor Márquez Solís
Jefe de la Unidad de Contenido Nacional y Fomento de Cadenas Productivas e Inversión, México

Fernando Díaz
Director de Electricidad, Secretaria Nacional de Energía, Panamá

Brian Blakely
Lead Investment Officer, IDB Invest

Eduardo Casilda
Sr.Director of Sales, Utility & Latin America/Caribbean, KACO new energy

Michael Hofmann
Project Facilitation Advisor, IRENA

Sasha Mackler
Market Development Director, Americas, Enviva

Jaime Burguete
Business Development Director, Invenergy

Maya Doolub
CEO and Founder, elms consulting

Carlos St James
Board Member, Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE)

Nanik Singh
Miembro del Comité de Energía, Sindicato de Industriales en Panamá

Karla Martínez
Jefe de Operaciones, Energía Eólica de Honduras, CMI Energía

Daniel Petrie
Managing Director, HBI Banca de Inversión

Eugenia Cerverón
Senior Project Developer for Dominican Republic, Akuo Energy

David Green
Programme Manager, Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, The Eastern Caribbean States

Carlos Meza
Presidente, Asociación Costarricense de Energía Solar

Jorge Barrigh
Chief of Party, CEFF-CCA Fund

Manuel Cerrato Robredo
Project Management Specialist, Central America-Mexico Regional Program, USAID/CAM

Patrick D´Addario
President, Fiorello H. LaGuardia Foundation

Vicente García Montero
Sales Manager México & Centroamérica, Nordex Group

Nathan Hart
Project Engineer, Barbados Water Authority

Esteban Bermúdez Forn
Especialista en movilidad eléctrica y energía sostenible, UN Environment

Victor Urieta
Account Manager – Energy Solutions, Panasonic

Enrique Castillo
Head, Corporate Banking Americas, Banco Sabadell

Claudia Marcela Ponce
Financial Institutions Group, Climate Finance, IFC

Karen Tat
Directora Ejecutiva, Asociación Costarricense de Energía Solar

Federico Fische
Key Expert for Latin America, Caribbean and Pacific regions, EU Technical Assistance Facility for Sustainable Energy

Jose Alcala
Regional Director Mexico&Central; America, Arctech Solar

Hernán Díaz del Castillo Fernández
Structured Finance Manager, BICSA

Yao Zhao
Renewable Energy Pillar Lead, The World Bank

Jorge Blanco
Miembro Fundador, Asociación Costarricense de Energía Solar

Tanja Faller
Regional Director Energy, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Coralie Carrier-Clérambault
Head of Development, Thesan

Juan David Oliveros
Director Técnico, Latinoamérica, Greenwood Energy

Alejandro López Ramos
Director Técnico y Comercial, México y Centro América, Anabática Renovables

Paul Centeno Lappas
Regional Head, PROPARCO

Ramon Candia
Director, Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura S.A. ("CIFI")

Cynthia Camargo Saavedra
Dirección Servicios Jurídicos, Gas Natural Fenosa

Orianna Compte
Investment Officer, PROPARCO

Robert Voskuilen
Senior Investment Officer Energy, FMO

Patricia Tatto
Presidenta Fundadora, Mujeres en Energía Renovable México (MERM)

Maria Jose Chea
Analyst, North America Solar, IHS Markit Technology

Rodrigo Ruiz
Operations Director Latin America and Caribbean, Yingli Solar

Jade Hutchinson
Director, Noah Energy

Santiago Morales
Partner, Becquerel Capital

Paula Garcia
Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists

James Ellsmoor
Director, Solar Head of State

Bernhardt Johst
Asesor en Eficiencia Energética y Energía Renovable, Cámara de Industrias de Costa Rica

Raffi Balian
Senior Advisor on Energy, Innovation, and Technology, US Department of State

Susana Vélez Haller
Portfolio Manager, South Pole

Saleh Asvat
Oficial de Inversiones Centroamerica y Caribe, IFC

Paolo Bona
Geothermal Geologist, José Mariano Castillo

Jefe De Despacho De Energía
CND-ETESA

Mark Konold
Senior Fellow, WorldWatch Institute

Salvador Rivas
Independent Consultant & Project Developer

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors

SILVER SPONSORS:
• Arctech Solar
• Enviva
• Kaco
• Nathan
• Nordex Group
• Panasonic

BADGE & LANYARD SPONSOR:
• JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd

PANEL SPONSOR:
• Yingli Solar

EXHIBITORS:
• ABB
• Arctech Solar
• Astronergy
• Energy Everywhere
• KACO
• Panasonic
• sonnenBatterie
• Suzhou Talesun Solar Technologies Co., Ltd

SUPPORTERS:
• Camara De Industria De Guatamela
• SIP
• Airdo
• Andi
• Cadin
• Latin America and Carribean Council on Renewable Energy
• CIR
• Fecaica
• ASI
• Cooperacion Alemana
• Red Mujeres

MEDIA PARTNERS:
• Altenergymag
• The Business Year
• ENF
• Futur Energy
• Renewable Energy Carribean
• Renewable Now
• ARE
• OXFORD Business Group