Investing in Renewable Energy in Latin America

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Embassy of Brazil,
14-16 Cockspur Street, SW1Y 5BL

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Latin American Trade and Investment Association (LATIA) and Canning House are delighted to host a business seminar at the Embassy of Brazil on the topic of Investing in Renewable Energy in Latin America. The seminar will gather leading policy-makers and specialists in Renewable Energy in Latin America to present an overview of the industry, its regulatory frameworks and some of the countries’ most attractive investment opportunities.

This event is by invitation only and advance registration is required.

Please find the full programme below:

8.30-9.00Arrival and Registration
9.00-9.30Welcoming RemarksCristina Cortes, Chief Operating Officer, Canning House

H.E. Eduardo dos Santos, Ambassador of Brazil to the UK

Baroness Rona Fairhead, Minister for Trade and Export Promotion, UK Government

Ricardo Carioni, Director, LATIA

Session 1
9.30-9.50Renewable Energy Sector in Brazil: Investment Opportunities and Regulatory FrameworkLuiz Augusto Barroso, President of the Energy Research Company, Government of Brazil
9.50-10.10Investment in the Energy Sector in Chile: Past, Present and FutureDanilo Raúl Núñez Izquierdo, Head of the Infrastructure Division, Ministry of Energy, Government of Chile
10.10-10.30Renewable Energy Sector in BoliviaH.E. Roberto Calzadilla, Ambassador of Bolivia to the UK
10.30-10.50Coffee Break
10.50-11.10Renewable Energy in MexicoSantiago Ross, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
11.10-11.30The New Regulatory Framework of the Renewable Energy Sector in ArgentinaDr. Agustín Siboldi, Partner at Law Firm O’Farrell Public Law
11.30-12.00Q&A with all session 1 speakers moderated by Alison Gowman, Deputy Chairman of the Green Finance Initiative, City of London Corporation
12.00-12.20Coffee Break
Session 2
12.20-12.30Investment pitch 1: BrazilCompany: Mori Solar Energy
12.30-12.40Investment pitch 2: BrazilCompany: Monexpar Holding
12.40-12.50Investment pitch 3: ChileCompany: Genesis Ventures in UK
12.50-13.00Investment pitch 4: ArgentinaCompany: Latinoamericana de Energy
13.00-13.10Investment pitch 5: Colombia Company: Faro Energy
13.10-14.00Networking lunch served at the Embassy of Brazil
14.00-18.00B2B meetings between speakers and investors/ companies, to be scheduled in advance.

Speaker bios to be available shortly.