THE HYDROVISION BRASIL CONFERENCE

CROATIAN CENTER of RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

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THE HYDROVISION BRASIL CONFERENCE

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2012 HydroVision Brasil conference program. Be a part of this dynamic, forward-thinking
group of colleagues and share your ideas, insights and perspectives with hundreds of influential industry professionals.

WHAT MAKES HYDROVISION BRASIL DIFFERENT?
HydroVision Brasil is Brasil’s only event dedicated 100% to the hydropower industry. The educational program is designed specifically for individuals working within the utility and private power sectors, as well as engineering and commercial personnel from the equipment manufacturing and consulting fields. The event features content directly relevant to the day-to-day operations of the hydroelectric industry, focusing on solutions and practical approaches to timely issues and challenges.
WHO ATTENDS HYDROVISION BRASIL?
• Public & municipal utility owners & managers
• Government and regulatory executives
• Private power producers
• Original equipment manufacturers
• Plant service sector
• Project developers & managers
• Design/structural/construction engineers
• Industrial facilities personnel
• Mechanical/electrical/plant engineers
• Strategic and portfolio investors
• Industry consultants and advisers
• IT and software providers
• Energy traders
• Trade Pres
WHY BECOME A  HYDROVISION BRASIL SPEAKER?
• Widespread recognition from industry peers
• Opportunities to share your knowledge and ideas
• Valuable new information and solutions from other HydroVision Brasil presenters
• Profitable networking opportunities with top industry professionals to grow your business or enhance
• your profession
TOPICS OF INTEREST TO THE HYDROVISION BRASIL
CONFERENCE PROGRAM INCLUDE:
Business, Finance, and Asset Management Strategy
• Capitalization Growth
• Cost Containment Methods
• Economics and Financing
• Financing options
• Insurance costs – how to control when doing work in
• unstable countries
• Portfolio Management
• Risk management, including Public Private Partnerships
• Strategic Role of Hydropower in Latin America’s EconomyEnvironmental, Regulatory, Social, and
Communications Issues
• Dialogue with stakeholders about how to get discussion
• going about solving problems with opponents to hydropower
• Environmental protection and management
• Public education – educating the general public on the
• environmental impact of hydropower
• Public relations – promoting the importance and benefits of •
• hydropower to the general public
• Regulatory issues – status, reform, and overcoming •  challenges
• Social issues, including resettlement of Indian reservations
• in the North

Equipment and Technology
• Auxiliary Equipment and Controls
• Bearings/Oil/Lubricants
• Computer Models
• Engineering/Design/Design Tools
• Generators/Transformers/Electrical
• Innovative Ideas/New Technology/Research • •
• and Development
• Instrumentation and Control (Protection, •
• Automation, Governors, SCADA)
• Maintenance/Repair
• Rehabilitation/Upgrading/Uprating
• TurbinesNew Hydro Energy Production
• Integrating Hydropower with Other Renewable •
• Energy Sources
• Multi-Purpose Uses of Hydro Projects
• Privatization Auctions: Approaches and Best •
• Practices

Small and Medium Hydro Energy
• Equipment Standardization
• New Development
• Retrofits

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT NOW!