1 Organized By: Honourable Patronage: visit our website: 3 rd Annual LatAm Mine Water Conference 2014 Conserving Today for Better Tomorrow August 2014 Lima, Peru Overview Challenges in water are becoming twofold; today mining industry s use and impacts on water can result in a range of environmental, social and economic risks. Many parts of the world are experiencing water supply and quality difficulties with serious consequences for the environment, communities, industries and governments. There is increasing concern at international, national and local level as people are beginning to recognise the inherent value of water. These concerns are driving mining companies to build a sustainable pathway to manage their water footprints and adopt best water management practices. 3 rd Edition Lima, Peru st Edition Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) nd Edition Santiago (Chile) 2013 Our Confirmed Speakers: Inaugural Keynote: Jorge Montenegro Autoridad Nacional Del Agua (Peru) Head of Water Authority Francisco Echeverria Direccion General de Aguas (Government of Chile), Former Water General Director Dr. Fernando Castillo Torres, General Director of Social Management office of Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) (Peru) Pedro Rodrigues Project Director Newmont Mining Corporation (Peru) Livia M Benavides World Bank (Peru) Country Operations Manager Julian Lopez, CDP (Brazil), Director Latin America Dr. Carlos Aranda, Manager of Environmental Services Southern Peru Copper Corp (Peru) Thales Crivelli Nunes SAMARCO (Brazil) General Management of Technology and Eco-Efficiency Ing. Alfredo Enrique Gallardo Ríos, Minas Buenaventura SAA (Peru), Director Environmental Carlos Pagador Moya Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos (Peru), General Manager Dr. Miguel Rangel Medina, Director IDEAS & Hydrogeological Advisor, Grupo Mexico (Mexico) Dr. Wilson Suarez Researcher, National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru Barbara Prommegger Managing Director, HOBAS América Latina (Brazil) Dr. María Teresa Oré Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Edwin Ruiz Area Project Manager, Hudbay Minerals (Peru) Felip Ortuño Principal Hydrogeologist Itasca S.A. (Chile) Fernando Salomone Head of Environment Cerro Vanguardia S.A.(Argentina) Dr. Ricardo Hirata Director Groundwater Research, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
2 WHO? Should Attend Heads of Water Resource Management, Directors for Environment, Heads of Environment, Waste Management Directors, CSR Directors, CSR Managers, Mine Managers, Mine Site Water Managers/Engineers, Senior Hydrologists, Senior Water Hydrologist, Sustainable Development Managers/Engineers, Water Treatment Specialists, Mine Planners, Water Resource Managers, Environment Officers, Mine Engineers, Surface Mine Engineers, Director Water Resources, Senior Environment Engineer, Hydro geologists, Consultants, Researchers, Technology Providers, Government regulators, Water Resource Experts etc 3 Rd Annual LatAm Mine Water Conference will Highlight Role of Mining Activities in Water Access and Planning Frameworks Discover how to integrate overall operations in order to increase efficiencies and ensure cost-reductions Discuss critical insight into latest Water Regulations and Social Permits Engage in interactive panel discussions on Cost effective Strategies and Technologies to Mitigate Climate Change Risk Showcase thought provoking presentations from Leaders and Regulators Advisory Panel: Jose De Piérola Southern Peru Copper Corporation Water Resource Manager Javier Jara Caceres, Geology and Mining National Service (Chile) Mining National Director en Geology and Mining Pedro Rodrigues Dos Reis Newmont Mining Corporation (Peru) Project Director Water Treatment Dr. Jorge Chavez Barrick Gold Corporation (Chile) Regional Environmental Director Fernando Salomone Cerro Vangurdia (Argentina) Head of Environment Paola Hernández Villalvazo Grupo México Deputy-Director of Environmental Legal Affairs Dr. Caius Priscu P.Eng, Anglo American (Chile) Principal Engineer, Tailings & Mine Residue Luis Cisterna University of Antofagasta (Chile) Professor Thales Crivelli Nunes SAMARCO (Brazil) Senior Engineer, Technology & Eco-Efficiency
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4 Day 1: 27 th August :00 Registration and Coffee 9:00 Opening remarks from the chair 9:10 INAUGURAL KEYNOTE: Jorge Montenegro, Head of Water Authority Autoridad Nacional Del Agua (Peru) 9:40 KEYNOTE: Critical insight into latest Government Directives on Water Regulations and Social Permits Analyzing how to better manage water systems across the mining sector while meeting environmental and industrial requirements Understanding the Nature of regulatory changes regulations Using Mining Industry as scientific contributor What are the effects of regional planning for the future of water use? Dr. Fernando Castillo Torres, General Director of Social Management office of Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) (Peru) 10:30 Morning Coffee and Networking 11:00 KEYNOTE: Water Governance Initiative of OECD, where Chile through is the regional partner for Latin America Stakeholder engagement for effective water management, Performance of water supply and sanitation, Basin governance and Integrity and Transparency in the water sector. The initiative is working on good governance indicators for the water sector. Francisco Echeverria, Former Water General Director - Direccion General de Aguas( Government of Chile) 11:30 A Need For a Step Change in Water Risk Management Metals & Mining: a sector under water pressure Analysis of critical issues facing the industry Examples of how business within the sector have already been affected by water Julian Lopez, Director Latin America- CDP (Brazil) 12:00 Water Policies in Peru- Situation in Integrated Ica River Basin Giving account of the physical, economic and social dynamics resulting the attempt to implement the watershed council Involvement of regional and local institutions in basin to build control and resource access Reveling the relationship established between the state and society at regional level with the purpose of implementation of water polices Dr. María Teresa Oré, Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú 12:30 Interactive Panel Discussion : Regional Expectations from the Miners to achieve Water Management Goals What are the regulators expectations from the mining companies? What is the Regional perspective on water issues and its impact on environment? Accounting for water use to ensure government targets are achieved and looking for opportunities to improve 13:00 LUNCHEON 14:00 CASE STUDY by Minas Buenaventura SAA: Achieve Integrated Water Management Creating an integrated approach to water management in open pit mining Finding a balance between meeting regulatory compliance and cost savings Minimising water make-up, the use of the right water quality for each operation Ing. Alfredo Enrique Gallardo Ríos, Director Environmental Minas Buenaventura SAA (Peru) 14:40 Managing together, naturally integrated surface and groundwater resources The complementary aspects of surface and groundwater and the opportunities to face the problems arising from global climate change; What are the barriers to implement actual (and sustainable) policies for integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Latin America? Dr.Ricardo Hirata, Director Groundwater Research University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) 15:20 Afternoon Coffee and Networking 15:40 Examine Leading Technologies to Reduce Water Usage Outlining a development strategy to optimize the usage of recycled water Developing a water handling infrastructure to create significant cost reductions Examining options and challenges for alternative water sources Thales Crivelli Nunes, General Management of Technology and Eco-Efficiency, SAMARCO (Brazil) 16:20 CASE STUDY by Hudbay Minerals : Management of water and sediments during the construction phase of Constancia Construction process, water requirements and associated permits Water management plan during Construction Stage (include sediments control) Water harvesting plan for start operations Environmental monitoring plan with Communities. Edwin Ruiz, Area Project Manager, Hudbay Minerals (Peru) 17:00 Moving towards Systematic Approach of Water Quality Management Effectively manage information related to supply of water quality and quantity Investigate the influence of water quality on the efficiency of mineral processing operations Determining consequences of mixing different quality water streams to produce the required volumes of process water 17:40 Interactive Panel Discussion : Cost Effective Strategies and Technologies implemented by Mining Operations to Mitigate Climate Change Risk How to reduce water consumption without affecting operational success What smart strategies can be applied to reduce water requirements in mining processes Analysing various options to minimize water usage Closing remarks from the chair Speakers and delegates are cordially invited to attend a Networking Cocktail reception
5 Día 1: 27 de agosto de :00 Inscripción y café 9:00 Observaciones iniciales de la Presidencia 9:10 DISCURSO INUGURAL: Jorge Montenegro, Director de la Compañía de Agua, Autoridad Nacional Del Agua (Perú) 9:40 DISCURSO: Análisis crítico sobre las últimas Directrices Gubernamentales sobre las Regulaciones del Agua y los Permisos Sociales Análisis sobre cómo gestionar mejor los sistemas de agua en el sector de la minería cumpliendo al mismo tiempo los requisitos medioambientales e industriales Comprender la naturaleza de los cambios en las normativas Utilización de la industria minera como contribuidor científico Cuáles son los efectos de la planificación regional sobre el uso del agua en el futuro? Dr. Fernando Castillo Torres, Director General de la oficina de Gestión Social del Ministerio de Energía y Minas ( MEM) (Perú) 10:30 Descanso para café y encuentro 11:00 DISCURSO: Iniciativa gubernamental de la OECD, donde Chile es el socio regional para América Latina Compromiso de los accionistas para la gestión efectiva del agua, Rendimiento del suministro de agua y el saneamiento, gobernabilidad de las cuencas e integridad y transparencia en el sector del agua. La iniciativa está trabajando en los indicadores de buena gobernabilidad para el sector del agua. Francisco Echeverria, Director General de Aguas - Dirección General de Aguas (Gobierno de Chile) 11:30 Necesidad de cambio en la gestión del riesgo del agua Metales y minería: un sector bajo presión de agua. Análisis de los problemas críticos a los que se enfrenta el sector Ejemplos de cómo los negocios del sector ya se han visto afectados por el agua Julian Lopez, Director Latin America- CDP (Brasil) 12:00 Políticas sobre el agua en Perú - Situación en la cuenta integrada del río Ica Información sobre la dinámica social, económica y física que resulta del intento de implementar el consejo de la cuenca del río Implicación de las instituciones regionales y locales en la cuenca para crear control y acceso al recurso Revelación de la relación establecida entre el estado y la sociedad a nivel regional con el objetivo de la implementación de políticas de agua Dra. María Teresa Oré, Profesora, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú 12:30 Panel de debate interactivo: Expectativas regionales de los mineros para conseguir los objetivos de gestión del agua Cuáles son las expectativas de los reguladores con respecto a las empresas mineras? Cuál es la perspectiva regional sobre los problemas del agua y su impacto en el medio ambiente? Información sobre el uso del agua para asegurar el cumplimiento de los objetivos gubernamentales y búsqueda de oportunidades de mejora 13:00 ALMUERZO 14:00 Estudio de caso por parte de Minas Buenaventura SAA: Conseguir una gestión integrada del agua Creación de una estrategia integrada de la gestión del agua en minería a cielo abierto Búsqueda del equilibrio entre el cumplimiento normativo y el ahorro de costos Minimizar el aporte de agua, usar la calidad de agua adecuada para cada operación Ing. Alfredo Enrique Gallardo Ríos, Director Medioambiental- Minas Buenaventura SAA (Perú) 14:40 Gestión conjunta, recursos de agua superficial y subterránea integrados de forma natural Los aspectos complementarios del agua superficial y subterránea y las oportunidades para enfrentarse a los problemas que surgen del cambio climático global; Cuáles son las barreras para aplicar políticas reales (y sostenibles) para la gestión integral de los recursos del agua (IWRM) en América Latina? Dr.Ricardo Hirata, Director de investigación de aguas subterráneas, Universidad de Sao Paulo (Brasil) 15:20 Descanso para café y encuentro 15:40 Revisión de las últimas tecnologías para reducir la utilización del agua Perfilar una estrategia de desarrollo para optimizar el uso del agua reciclada. Desarrollar una infraestructura del manejo del agua para crear importantes reducciones en costos Examinar las opciones y los desafíos que presentan las fuentes de agua alternativas Thales Crivelli Nunes, Gestión general de tecnología y eficiencia medioambiental,samarco (Brasil) 16:20 Estudio de caso por parte de Hudbay Minerals : Gestión del agua y los sedimentos durante la fase de construcción de Constancia Edwin Ruiz, Gerente de Proyecto Regional, Hudbay Minerals (Perú) 17:00 Avance hacia un planteamiento sistemático de la gestión de la calidad del agua Gestión efectiva de la información relacionada con la calidad y la cantidad del suministro de agua Investigar la influencia de la calidad del agua sobre la eficiencia de las operaciones de procesamiento de minerales Determinar las consecuencias de mezclar corrientes de agua de diferente calidad para producir los volúmenes necesarios de agua de procesamiento 17:40 Panel de debate interactivo: Estrategias y tecnologías de eficiencia de costos implementadas por las operaciones mineras para mitigar los riesgos del cambio climático Cómo reducir el consumo de agua sin que afecte al éxito operativo Qué estrategias inteligentes se pueden aplicar para reducir los requisitos de agua en los procesos de minería Analizar las diferentes opciones para minimizar el uso del agua 18:10 Observaciones finales de la Presidencia Invitación a ponentes y delegados a participar en un cóctel de recepción
6 Day 2: 28 th August :00 Registration and Coffee 13:00 LUNCHEON 9:00 Opening remarks from the chair 9:10 Water in Mexican Mining-An Environmental Challenge with Limited Success & Expensive Social Dispute Needs of water in a mining project directed to obtain availability of surface and / or groundwater Resource assessment to show and prove the authority the availability of water to cover the needs of mining development and operation without effecting environment Sustainability the key to long term water in mining Dr. Miguel Rangel Medina, Director IDEAS & Hydrogeological Advisor, Grupo Mexico (Mexico) 9:40 Adapting to Climate Change and Preparing for Sustainable Future Adopting proactive approach to climate adaptation Employing eco-friendly technology usage minimize water usage Designing comprehensive water management methods to ensure adequate water supply Dr. Wilson Alferedo, Researcher National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru 10:30 Morning Coffee and Networking 11:00 How to Manage the Water Limiting Beliefs Save of water vs. efficiency; In economic, social and environmental aspects. Use of technical irrigation vs. efficiency Reactive and proactive of farmer behavior, etc. Carlos Pagador Moya, General Manager Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos (Peru) 11:40 Case Study by Cerro Vanguardia SA: Water Reinjection at Cerro Vanguardia Mine, Patagonia Argentina. Sustainable practices implemented to retain water Strategies and technologies to reinject water from dewatering into the acquifer. Fernando Salomone, Head of Environment Cerro Vanguardia S.A.(Argentina) 12:20 Interactive Panel Discussion : Water, Mining and Communities: Finding Shared Solutions Integrating technical and social approach to sustainable water management Reality of community must be reality of company- a change perception Co-management of knowledge and resource- Implementing right collaboration technique i.e. tie up with Universities etc 14:00 Practical Implementation to Manage Mining Effluent Treatment Identifying unique environmental and social challenges Implementing reliable technology translating into lower operating cost How to consolidate water treatment technologies through the entire mine industry 14:40 Advance Discharge Waste Water Management and Reuse Technology Determine integrated solutions for water recovery, treatment and recycling Technologies to minimize discharge and maximize reuse New approaches to effectively and economically reduce or eliminate water discharges Available reuses examples through the mining industry 15:20 Afternoon Coffee and Networking 15:40 Processing with Sea Water Is Desalination the real answer to Water Shortage? Use of low quality water an alternate to fresh water resource Discuss operating experience of advance Desalination Technology Further development of the technology and cultural acceptance 16:20 Chemical Solutions towards improving plant productivity and water treatment systems Use of eco friendly chemicals and additives to safeguard assets against corrosions etc Optimizing operations and maintenance cost through effective chemical solutions Chemical solutions applied in water for environmental protection 17:00 Interactive Panel Discussion: Sustainable Waste Water Management Solutions for the Mining Industry Discuss various approaches towards developing a sustainable water management practice Can selections of cost-effective and innovative planning reduce the environmental impact of operations? Gaining a comprehensive understanding of the scope of your water use/reuse/treatment opportunities Closing remarks from the chair
7 Día 2: 28 de agosto de :00 Inscripción y café 9:00 Presentación inicial de la presidencia 9:10 EL agua en la minería mexicana- Un desafío medioambiental con éxito limitado y costosa disputa social Necesidad de agua en un proyecto de minería dirigido a obtener disponibilidad de agua superficial y/o subterránea Evaluación de los recursos para mostrar y demostrar a las autoridades la disponibilidad del agua para cubrir las necesidades de operación y desarrollo de la minería sin afectar al medio ambiente Sostenibilidad, la clave para el agua a largo plazo en minería Dr. Miguel Rangel Medina, Director IDEAS y Asesor Hidrogeológico, Grupo Mexico (México) 9:40 Adaptación al cambio climático y preparación para un futuro sostenible Adopción de un planteamiento proactivo a la adaptación climática Utilización de tecnología ecológica para minimizar el uso del agua Diseño de métodos de gestión de agua integrales para asegurar el suministro adecuado de agua Dr. Wilson Alferedo, Investigador, Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología de Perú 10:30 Descanso para café y encuentro 11:00 Cómo gestionar las creencias restrictivas sobre el agua Ahorro de agua frente a eficiencia en el aspecto económico, social y medioambiental. Uso de un sistema de riesgo técnico frente a eficiencia Comportamiento reactivo y proactivo de los granjeros, etc. Carlos Pagador Moya, Director General, Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos (Peru) 11:40 Estudio de caso por parte de Cerro Vanguardia SA: Reinyección de agua en la Mina Cerro Vanguardia, Patagonia Argentina. Prácticas sostenibles implementadas para retener el agua Estrategias y tecnologías para reinyectar agua del deshidratado al acuífero Fernando Salomone, Director de medio ambiente, Cerro Vanguardia S.A.(Argentina) 12:20 Panel de debate interactivo: Agua, minería y comunidades: Encontrar soluciones compartidas Integración de un planteamiento técnico y social para la gestión sostenible del agua La realidad de la comunidad debe convertirse en la realidad de la compañía- un cambio en la percepción Gestión compartida del conocimiento y los recursos, implementación de las técnicas de colaboración correctas, por ejemplo, implicación con las universidades, etc. 14:00 Aplicación práctica para el tratamiento de efluentes en minería Identificación de los desafíos medioambientales y sociales únicos La aplicación de una tecnología fiable que se traduzca en menores costos operativos Cómo consolidar las tecnologías de tratamiento de agua en la industria minera 14:40 Gestión de descarga avanzada del agua residual y tecnología de reutilización Determinación de soluciones integradas para la recuperación, tratamiento y reciclaje del agua Tecnologías para minimizar la descarga y maximizar la reutilización Nuevos planteamientos para reducir o eliminar de manera efectiva y económica las descargas de agua Ejemplos disponibles de reutilización en la industria minera 15:20 Descanso para café y encuentro 15:40 Procesamiento con agua marina Es la desalinización la respuesta real a la escasez de agua? Uso de agua de baja calidad como alternativa al recurso de agua fresca Debate sobre la experiencia operativa de la tecnología avanzada de desalinización Desarrollo adicional de la tecnología y aceptación cultural 16:20 Soluciones químicas para la mejora de la productividad de las plantas y los sistemas de tratamiento de agua Utilización de químicos y aditivos ecológicos para proteger los activos frente a la corrosión, etc. Optimización de las operaciones y los costes de mantenimiento mediante el uso de soluciones químicas efectivas Soluciones químicas aplicadas en el agua para la protección del medio ambiente 17:00 Panel de debate interactivo: Soluciones de gestión del agua residual sostenibles para la industria minera Debate sobre los diferentes planteamientos para desarrollar una práctica de gestión del agua sostenible El hecho de seleccionar una planificación económica e innovadora, puede reducir el impacto medioambiental de las operaciones? Ganar una comprensión integral del alcance de sus oportunidades de tratamiento/reutilización/uso del agua 17:40 Comentarios de clausura de la presidencia 13:00 ALMUERZO
8 SPEAKER PROFILES: Jorge Montenegro, Head of the National Water Authority (Autoridad Nacional del Agua) (Peru) MSc. Jorge Montenegro is an engineer with over 20 years of successful experience in Water Resources Management. Mr. Montenegro is a member of the Engineers Council of Peru. He has a Masters in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development; and a Masters in Water Resources Engineering. Additionally, he has studies on Integrated Management of Water Resources, Hydraulic Structures, as well as Planning and Irrigation; Studies in Environmental Management and Defence Natural Resources at the Centre for National Studies-Graduate School-CAEN. Mr. Montengegro has been a Professor in Civil Engineering at the Private University of Tacna. Most recently, Mr. Montenegro has been Director of Multisectorial Hidraulic Project Studies at the National Water Authority where he practiced participatory leadership and promoted teamwork based on management by objectives criteriums. Mr. Montenegro has led Water Resource Integrated Management projects such as Design and Construction of Hidraulic Infrastructure, Decontamination Feasibility Studies, Groundwater Exploitation among others. During his professional performance, he has reached important results concerning to water quality, quantity and opportunity developments. Dr. Fernando Castillo Torres, General Director of Social Management office of Ministry of Energy and Mines ( MEM) (Peru) Dr. Fernando Castillo Torres is an economist by profession, Master of Government and Political Science with a major in Public Policy and Public Administration degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the European University Sustainability Environment. Highly qualified professional with academic background in Environmental and Sustainable Development, Policy and Science in Social Responsibility, Public Policy and Public Management in Economic Sciences in Governance and Political Management in Strategic Intelligence and Socio-Political Analysis and Information Dispute, with extensive experience and high capacity for socio-political analysis and negotiation with government institutions at all three levels, as well as social, professional and community organizations in many fields. With extensive and vast experience in the mining, energy and agricultural sectors in the level of senior management, specialist and inter- community relations, both public and private, as well as internal and external corporate communications, especially in rural areas. Expert organizer and promoter generating opportunities for dialogue and development, with a deep understanding of the state organization and behavior, and their respective internal regulations. Livia M Benavides, Country Operations Manager World Bank (Peru) Livia M Benavides is the Country Operations Adviser for the Andean Region with World Bank. She is responsible for strategy development, planning, and monitoring the quality of the portfolio. She is also the Andean focal point for governance and anti corruption issues. She joined the World Bank in 1994 as an Environmental Specialist in the Mexico Central America Department, Environment & Urban Development Division. Since then, she has worked in different positions including Senior Social Sector Specialist. She has worked mainly in the Andean Region, where she participated in the preparation and supervision of projects in the health, education and social protection sectors. Before joining the World Bank, she worked for the Pan- American Health Organization Pan-American Center for Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, as an Environmental Health Specialist and as an independent consultant for various international organizations. Her areas of interest include monitoring and evaluation of development policies and programs. Livia Benavides holds a B.Sc. with a major in Chemistry from Trinity College, an M. Sc. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of London. She has also published on a wide range of topics such as economics, health, education, social protection and environmental issues. Julian Lopez, Director Latin America- CDP (Brazil) Juliana holds a BA in Journalism and a MBA in Marketing. She started her career in a Brazilian NGO, working in education projects aiming the sustainable water management. She also took part of BASF and Bridgestone-Firestone Corporate Communication & Sustainability teams. She is the CDP Director for Latin America, taking the lead of the expansion of organization over the region. Her previous experience was in a Sustainability Consultancy, where she was in charge of Papers and Studies production focused on Corporate Social Responsibility. Juliana is professor in the Environmental and GHG Emissions Management Post-Graduation Course at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP). Juliana es licenciada en Periodismo, con un MBA en Marketing. Comenzó su carrera trabajando en una ONG Brasileña, trabajando con proyectos de educación para gestión sostenible del agua. Trabajó en empresas multinacionales como BASF y Bridgestone Firestone en el área de Comunicación y Sostenibilidad. Es la Directora de CDP para América Latina, siendo la responsable por la expansión de los proyectos de la organización en la región. Su experiencia anterior fue en una Consultoría, donde estuvo a cargo del área de Investigación y Producción de Estudios sobre Responsabilidad Empresarial. Juliana es profesora en el Curso de Postgrado en Gestión ambiental y de las emisiones GEI de la Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP). Francisco Echeverría Ellsworth, Former Waters General Director, Direccion General de Aguas (Government of Chile) Francisco Echeverría Ellsworth, attorney of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, from 2000 to march 2011 worked as specialist lawyer in water rights at Guzmán y Asociados Lawyers Buffet. On April 2011 was designated as chief attorney at the Waters General Directorate, until October 2012 when he was designated as Waters General Director, position that he holds to date. Pedro Rodrigues, Newmont (Peru), Project Director Mr. Pedro Rodrigues is a Project Director/Manager and a Member of Newmont Discovery and Development team. He has pursued his master on pumping systems and graduated on Civil Engineer and Technologies. He has over 25 years of experience as a Director/Manager in design, construction, health, safety and environmental engineering projects, including mining development, tailings management systems, water and tailings dams, water treatment plants, waste water treatment plants and sanitation projects, participating in several water, wastewater and mining projects. His has background experience for EPCM contracts, design, procurement, construction management, quality control/ assurance and field engineer on projects in Brazil, Peru, DR Congo involving dam construction, large scale pumping systems, large scale water production and distributions, large scale grouting and liners programs, mechanical equipments and piping water and tailings installations, tailings disposal systems and water recovery systems. As Senior Engineer he has been involved in conceptual, prefeasibility, feasibility and detailed design phases, construction, commissioning, start up and operation of several projects at office and on site activities. Dr. Carlos Aranda, Manager of Environmental Services Southern Peru Copper Corp (Peru) Dr. Carlos Aranda is Master in Biological Sciences from University of Puerto Rico majoring in Aquatic Ecology. He is currently Manager Technical Services with Southern Peru Copper Corporation. Dr. Aranda is also: Chairperson of Committee of Environmental Affairs, National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society of Peru. President and Director of the Institute of Energy and Mining Studies IDEM. Vice President of the Cooperation Council for the Tourism and Environmental Protection Directorate of the National Police of Peru. Board Director of the Natural Protected Areas Promotion Fund in Peru PROFONANPE. Visiting Professor on Graduate Programs on Environmental and Social issues relating to Mining, Lima University and Peruvian University of Applied Sciences. Former Chairperson of the Sustainable Development Committee, American Chamber of Commerce of Peru AmCham. Licenciado Fernando Salomone, Cerro Vanguardia S.A.(Argentina), Head of Environment Fernando Salomone is a graduated from National University of La Pampa, Argentina in Master in Management and Environmental Audit from University of Leon, Spain in University Professor since the year 2001 at National Unversity of La Pampa and National University of Patagonia Austral. Wrote two books and more than 14 scientific papers on ecology. Auditor on Integrated Systems for ISO OHSAS Designed and implemented Environmental Monitoring Programs. Broad experience conducting environmental studies and surveys. More than 14 year of experience in research projects and environmental studies conducted by interdisciplinary groups. Experienced on Technical assistance for the mining and petroleum industries. In 2007 joined Cerro Vanguardia, now holds the Chief of Environment position. Barbara Prommegger, HOBAS América Latina (Brazil), Managing Director Barbara Prommegger was born in Austria in After the a-levels in the school for hotel management and tourism, she studied International Economics and Law in Innsbruck/Austria and Strasbourg/France. For 15 years she has now been working for the international pipe producer HOBAS with headquarters in Austria. After working in Marketing, Business Development, Legal Issues and Organization Development on an international level she moved to Brazil in 2012 in order to develop the market in Latin America. The mining sector is one of the key markets for HOBAS offering Pipe Systems and related products with a high corrosion and abrasion resistance. Thales Crivelli Nunes, General Management of Technology and Eco-Efficiency, SAMARCO (Brazil) Thales Crivelli Nunes is an environmental engineer, with post-graduate courses in Process Engineering and Project Management, in addition to his Green Belt certification through the Lean Six Sigma program at Samarco. He is specialized in process engineering and mineral production, and has expertise in developing solutions within the modelling disciplines. He has experience in Brazil, Denmark and Chile, in the pulp and paper industry, as well as in management of urban sanitary systems and in the mining industry. From software-based models to specific methodologies to promote innovative solutions, he has been working on multi-disciplinary teams that enhance the knowledge of industrial sites with regard to environmental issues such as water resources, climate change, soil conservation and affected ecossystems. Currently he is working at Samarco Mineração S.A., where in the past he was in charge of its climate change projects, such as CDM projects, the GHG inventory and the company s pioneering carbon neutralization project. Now he is part of the R&D team, being responsible for the development of innovative technologies that intend to enhance the eco-efficiency of Samarco s operations, with regards to water, energy and mineral resources, dams and climate change, and of the coordination of life cycle assessment studies for scenarios planning and projects of the R&D department. His major strengths are measuring ecoefficiency of industrial processes and managing innovation projects. Ing. Alfredo Enrique Gallardo Ríos, Director Environmental Minas Buenaventura SAA (Peru) Ing. Alfredo Rios has worked in the area of environment in various national mining companies. He started work on Centromín Peru, in the Design and Implementation of Plans Environmental Compliance and Management, in the unity of Cerro de Pasco, hence he could work in related businesses as Milpo, Curbstone, Ares and Volcan. Currently for more than two years Eng. Alfredo is working on research and solutions to the Comprehensive Water Management in the mining units open pit located in Cajamarca, where they have achieved good results in the Management and Treatment of the resource, missing start stage of industrial application our progress. This work has been recognized in the last Congress on Mining Environment, held in Lima in July 2013, by the College of Engineers of Peru - Lima.
9 SPEAKER PROFILES: Carlos Pagador Moya, General Manager Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Hídricos (Peru) Carlos Pagador is Agriculture Engineer from Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina Peru. Specialist in Irrigation Scheduling from Irrigation International Center of Utah State University USA. Specialist in Irrigation and Drainage from ACARESC, Brazil. He has led Intendencia de Recursos Hïdricos and has been the Head of the National Water Authority. He has been head of hydropower and irrigation projects PROINVERSION. He has been part of directory of national public enterprises, as FONAGUA, SENAMHI, National Laboratory of Hydraulics and other private companies. He has over 30 years experience in studies, building and operation and maintenance of the hydraulic projects, like the Proyecto Especial Binacional Lago Titicaca, Chavimochic, Programa Nacional de Drenaje and others. He was a consultant FAO in Central Asia. Dr. María Teresa Oré, Professor Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Dr. María Teresa Oré is a PhD and MA in Sociology from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. Where her specialty is Social Water Management in Peru and the Andean region countries such as Bolivia and Ecuador. Currently Dr. María Teresa Oré is a professor and member of the Executive Council of the Master of Water Resources in the Graduate School of the Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). She is also a visiting Professor at the Department of Water and Soil PhD in Water Resources of the National Agrarian University La Molina (UNALM). Teresa Ore is also co- coordinator of the Group Environment and Society, Department of Social Sciences PUCP and of the interdisciplinary project Water Shortage in Ica Towards integrated management of water resources in the basin of Ica. Dr. María Teresa Oré has carried out several researches, articles and publications such as: Researches: Policies for Water in Peru: The law of water resources research with Edwin Rap, sponsored by the University of Wageningen, Netherlands ( ) Publications: Dr. María Teresa Oré ( Editor ) Del Castillo Laureano, Jeroen Van Orsell Voice and Saskia... " The water off New Challenges. Actors and initiatives in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Edited by the Institute of Peruvian Studies ( IEP). Lima, April Published articles: Dr. María Teresa Oré, J. Chiong, E. Rendón - Emergency Water and Aquifer Farm in a Valley of the Peruvian Coast : The Case of Ica. IN Asensio R., F. Eguren, M. Ruiz, Peru SEPIA XIV : The Agrarian Problem in Debate. Editorial Assignment, July 2012 Dr. Wilson Suarez, Researcher, National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru PhD. Wilson Alfredo Suarez Alayza colleague studies in Agricultural Engineering in the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina ( UNALM), Master and PhD studies in Water Science Inside Mid- Continental Atmosphere at the University of Montpellier II (France ). Actually works as researcher at the Institute of Research for Development, France (IRD), consultant for various public, private and NGO institutions (UNDP, GTZ, Intercoopera, PACC Peru, AMEX, Andean Community of Nations, National Water Authority, etc).in the field of research he has made publications in various scientific journals as principal or partner author in the theme of the hydro glaciology and climate change. Dr. Wilson is currently works as a researcher at the field Hydrology and Glaciology of the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru (SENAMHI), Professor Master and Ph.D. in Water Resources UNALM, Vice regional Coordinator of the Working Group on Snow and Ice (GTNH) of UNESCO and professor of High studies of Glaciology sponsored by the University of Zurich (Switzerland) and the Swiss cooperation in Peru (SDC). He has conducted lectures and presentations on the issue of the impact of climate change on water resources in countries such as Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Austria, France, Bolivia, etc. Felip Ortuño, Principal Hydrogeologist, Itasca S.A. (Chile) Felip Ortuño is currently Principal Hydrogeologist of Itasca S.A. - Chile. He is responsible of the South-American Hydrogeology operations of the company. He holds a B.Sc. in Geology (1991, Autonomous University of Barcelona) and a M.Sc. in Hydrogeology (2001, Technical University of Catalonia), developing his professional career in several private and public companies. He has over 20 years of experience in groundwater modeling, mining, field instrumentation for groundwater monitoring, hydraulic testing and hydrogeology of fractured and low permeability media, participating in projects in Europe, America and Africa. He has also been working in water management and planning in Catalonia and addressed managed aquifer recharge projects in Catalonia and Mexico. He authored or co-authored more than 15 scientific papers related with hydrogeology, and he has lectured conferences in several institutions in Barcelona, Madrid, Portugal, France, Italy, Perú and Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 he was member of the Committee and Secretary of the Spanish Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (AIH GE). Dr.Ricardo Hirata, Director Groundwater Research, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) Dr. Ricardo Hirata is a Certified Geologist (UNESP, Brazil), with MSc (USP, Brazil), DSc (USP, Brazil) and Post Doctorate (University of Waterloo, Canada) in hydrogeology. He is currently a professor at the University of São Paulo (USP), Director of CEPAS (Groundwater Research Center, USP), former member of the Groundwater Management Advisory Team of World Bank (GW-MATE), an adviser for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and UNESCO, a member of the Hydrogeologist Without Boarder Council. Dr Hirata has 30 year experience working intensively in many aspects of groundwater and water resources for private and government companies in more than 20 countries in areas that include, among others, groundwater contamination, groundwater resource development, water resource management and governance, and groundwater protection policy. He was also a Chief Hydrogeologist for São Paulo Geological Institute (Environmental Secretariat of Sao Paulo State) and Water and Energy Department (DAEE, Water Resource Secretariat) and a research associate at the Earth Science Department of the University of Waterloo (Canada), where he did his post-doctoral fellow. He also served as a hydrogeologist for World/Pan American Health Organization and a professor for University of Costa Rica (CARAS Program: a Canadian Graduate Program for Central and South America). Dr. Hirata has been a coordinator in a large number of research project involving many national and international institutions, which have resulted in a significant number of trained high level students (MSc and DSc) and publications, including some technical manuals for WHO/PAHO, World Bank and UNESCO. Dr. Miguel Rangel Medina, Director IDEAS & Hydrogeological Advisor, Grupo Mexico (Mexico) Doctor of Science, groundwater (1998), Master of Science in Geology (1995). Postgraduate Diplomas on Meteorology and climate prediction at University of Mississippi, USA (1981).Irrigation and Drainage at the University of Tsukuba,Japan (1977). Since 1997, Dr. Rangel is Professor of Environmental Geology in undergraduate and Hydrogeology and hydrochemical in Postgraduate in the Department of Geology, and Coordinator of the Group Interdisciplinary Water Sciences of the University of Sonora. As a Consultant, He has forty years of experience in developing water systems for municipal, industrial, mining and agricultural purposes. Dr. Rangel is Director of IDEAS as current hydrogeological specialist assistant of Grupo Mexico. It's a National Researcher and Member of the Net of Science and Technology of Water CONACYT. Member of the Technology Network Intrusion of Coastal Aquifers (TIAC) and Member of the Group named Seawater Intrusion Meeting (SWIM). Vice President of the LatinAmerican Association of Groundwater Hydrology for Development (ALHSUD) and editor of its magazine, and current President of the Mexican Association of Hydrogeologists ( ). Edwin Ruiz, Area Project Manager Hudbay Minerals (Peru) Edwin Ruiz is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Civil Engineering, National University of Cajamarca. With over 10 years experience in Construction Projects he has worked on various projects and mining companies such as Gold Fields, Lumina Copper, Rio Tinto and now serves as Project Manager at HudBay Peru SAC in the Constancia project. He has experience in leadership and management of construction projects and large-scale mining. SPONSOR PROFILES: SUPPORT SPONSOR: ITASCA ITASCA is a global, employee-owned, engineering and scientific consulting and software firm that specializes in solving geomechanics and hydrogeologic related problems. 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