International Board of Experts Speaking
Clotilde Rossi di Schio
Clotilde Rossi di Schio holds a M.Sc. in Industrial/Mechanical engineering from Vienna University of Technology and an MBA from Columbia Business School. After 2 years at the management consulting firm McKinsey & co. she joined Turboden American team as Manager for Sales and Business development.
Dr. Diego Morata
Dr. Diego Morata heads the Andean Geothermal Centre of Excellence (CEGA) in Chile. The Centre began operations in 2011. It is a Fondap-Conicyt project that works to improve and increase knowledge about geothermal energy, both in Chile and other Andean countries.
Dr. Guido Capetti
Presently, Guido is CEO of the two companies Empresa National de Geotermia (ENG) & Geotermica del Norte (GDN), for the exploration & development of geothermal resources in Chile. With a Chemical Eng’g degree at Pisa University and working in Enel since 1976 for exploration & development of geothermal projects in Italy, Greece, China-Tibet, USA, Indonesia, Bolivia, Central America, he has published over 40 scientific papers and served as President of International Geothermal Association for the period 2001-2004.
Francesco Oppici holds a Master Degree, Energy Engineering - Power Production and Bachelors in Energy Engineering from Italy. He also trained at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He does business development for Exergy S.p.A, providing highly efficient Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems.
Geol. Julio Ríos Gómez
Dr Ríos is a Doctor in Environmental Engineering and Mining (University of Oviedo - ETSIMO). He leads SEGEMAR, a technical scientific organization that brings together the IGRM (Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources) - an entity whose function is to generate the basis of geological, mining data in Argentina.
Lic. Abel Pesce
Pesce goes to specific locations and conducts the feasibility studies to analyze the thermal potential of the region, and even generate a meetings between stakeholders to generate geothermal energy jobs in Argentina. Pesce holds a Bachelor of Geology.
Civil Engineer from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, Rüdiger has a long track record in project management of large construction and is currently Country Manager at MRP Geotermia. Prior to this, he has held several leadership positions from Senior Project Manager of Phase II of the Metro line in Medellin, Colombia, a National Manager in Nicaragua.
Fernando Allendes Becerra
Fernando heads ACHEGEO A.G., a trade association promoting the use of geothermal energy in Chile with legal and natural persons, domestic and foreign companies that are interested in developing geothermal power and direct use in the country.
Lic. Carlos Guillermo Cuburu
Carlos is an exploration geologist with extensive experience in industrial minerals and metalliferous in Patagonia Argentina. He is also a Community Relations Specialist and Corporate Social Responsibility with a holistic view of mining exploration activity for purposes of legitimizing the Argentine mining development.
21% of attendees will be project developers. Other companies will comprise of power generation companies, engineering companies, funding agencies and regulators.
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