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:

8.30-9.00 Arrival and Registration
9.00-9.30 Welcoming Remarks Cristina 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
9.30-9.50 Renewable Energy Sector in Brazil: Investment Opportunities and Regulatory Framework Luiz Augusto Barroso, President of the Energy Research Company, Government of Brazil
9.50-10.10 Investment in the Energy Sector in Chile: Past, Present and Future Danilo Raúl Núñez Izquierdo, Head of the Infrastructure Division, Ministry of Energy, Government of Chile
10.10-10.30 Renewable Energy Sector in Bolivia H.E. Roberto Calzadilla, Ambassador of Bolivia to the UK
10.30-10.50 Coffee Break
10.50-11.10 Renewable Energy in Mexico Santiago Ross, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
11.10-11.30 The New Regulatory Framework of the Renewable Energy Sector in Argentina Dr. Agustín Siboldi, Partner at Law Firm O’Farrell Public Law
11.30-12.00 Q&A with all session 1 speakers moderated by Alison Gowman, Deputy Chairman of the Green Finance Initiative, City of London Corporation
12.00-12.20 Coffee Break
Session 2
12.20-12.30 Investment pitch 1: Brazil Company: Mori Solar Energy
12.30-12.40 Investment pitch 2: Brazil Company: Monexpar Holding
12.40-12.50 Investment pitch 3: Chile Company: Genesis Ventures in UK
12.50-13.00 Investment pitch 4: Argentina Company: Latinoamericana de Energy
13.00-13.10 Investment pitch 5: Colombia  Company: Faro Energy
13.10-14.00 Networking lunch served at the Embassy of Brazil
14.00-18.00 B2B meetings between speakers and investors/ companies, to be scheduled in advance.

Speaker bios to be available shortly.