WIBIS has joined APREN - Associação Portuguesa de Energias Renováveis in the organization of the conference “Redesigning wind energy for the next era”. 
 
The event, which will take place in Lisbon (Culturgest) on 15th and 16th April 2020, intends to address the development vectors of the wind sector that best contribute to the national goals and targets of 2030.
Join more than 150 national and international specialists in debates on past and future wind energy challenges, in terms of environmental licensing (on 15th April), or as industry and sector stakeholders (on 16th April).

Conference agenda

Paulo Cardoso

Environmental Specialist

Bioinsight

Pedro Amaral Jorge

President

APREN

Pedro Amaral Jorge

President

APREN

Opening remarks

WIBIS Representatives

09:00h - 09:30h

1st Panel: EIA process: the past and the future

09:30h - 11:00h

Coffee break

11:00h - 11:30h

2nd Panel: Methodologies and technological advances in the EIA and post-EIA process
  • João Amaral, Chief Technology Officer, Voltalia

  • Francisco Álvares, Researcher at CIBIO-InBIO Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources; MHNC-UP Natural History Museum, Porto University

11:30h - 13:00h

Lunch

13:00h - 14:30h

3rd Panel: View of Financial Institutions as financing entities
  • Alvaro Camiña, Biodiversity Specialist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

14:30h - 15:45h

Coffee break

15:45h - 16:15h

Case Studies
  • Sibylle Giraud, Business Development Manager – Wind & Environmental Practice of Robin Radar

  • Gonçalo Brotas, Iberian Wolf Habitat Conservation Association

16:15h - 18:00h

Closing Session
  • António Sá da Costa, President of the APREN General Assembly and President of the European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF)

18:00h - 18:30h

Miguel Mascarenhas

Environmental Specialist

Bioinsight

Opening remarks

09:45h - 10:00h

Round Table: The perspective of the sector - Portuguese,
Iberian and European

Moderator: Pedro Amaral Jorge, President, APREN

  • Giles Dickson, CEO of Wind Europe

  • Juan Virgilio López, CEO of AEE (Asociación Empresarial Eólica)

10:00h - 11:00h

Coffee break

11:00h - 11:30h

Power increase in Portugal - trajectory until 2030
  • Normative Regulation: wind turbine management throughout its useful life and life extension - Filipa Magalhães, INEGI's Asset Monitoring Technician

  • Experience in repowering - Speaker to be confirmed

  • Experience in reffiting - Speaker to be confirmed

  • Experience in life extension - Speaker to be confirmed

  • Decommissioning / Circular Economy - Speaker to be confirmed

11:30h - 13:00h

Lunch

13:00h - 14:00h

Wind energy in Portugal: memory and challenge

14:00h - 14:15h

Roundtable: The electricity markets

Moderator: Nuno Ribeiro da Silva, President at Endesa

  • Heikki Willstedt, Energy and Climate Change Policies Director in Asociación Empresarial Eólica

  • Artur Trindade, President at OMIP

  • Jorge Vasconcelos, President at NEWES

Other speakers to be confirmed​

14:15h - 15:45h

Coffee break

15:45h - 16:15h

Roundtable: The redesign of the wind sector for the next decade

Moderator: Pedro Amaral Jorge, President, APREN

  • Nuno Ribeiro da Silva, President at Endesa

  • Pedro Norton, CEO at Finerge

  • Alváro Brandão Pinto, CEO at Generg

  • Raoul Filaine, CEO at TrustEnergy

16:15h - 17:45h

Closing Session
João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Minister of Environment and Energy Transition

17:45h - 18:00h

* Both sessions will have simultaneous translation from Portuguese to English.

** Coffee break and lunch are included in the registration fee

Workshop: The mitigation hierarchy in the wind farm life cycle connected to the adaptative management concept (know more)
Bioinsight

09:00h - 13:00h

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