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Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014

III Seminar on Innovation, Science and Technology for the Energy-Efficient Development: Green-Sustainable Buildings


Date: May 8 – 9, 2014

Venue: Salón Palenques, Hotel Camino Real
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México

Objective: To open a space for dialogue and discussion to contribute to the exchange of experiences, academic programs on energy efficiency and identify areas for cooperation in scientific and technological research between Latin America and Caribbean Universities.  During this Seminar a panel to share successful experiences will be held to analyze the demands of professional skills that seek to improve competitiveness and reduce environmental impact on buildings.

See agenda, here.

Presentations:

How science and technology can contribute in the rational use of energy in the residential and commercial sector

  • Italia: Carlos Meza-Benavides, Investigador, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Participant profile

Sustainability in the households to save energy

  • Argentina: Baltazar Ojea, Director de Responsabilidad Social y Voluntariado Universitario, Universidad Técnica Nacional. Participant profile
  • Estados Unidos: John Randolph, Virginia Tech. Participant profile

Electronic systems for efficient lighting

  • Brasil: Prof. Henrique A.C. Braga, Director del Laboratorio de Iluminación Eficiente, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora. Participant profile

The High Performance computing in the study of electronic properties of materials implemented in Renewable Energy

  • México: Jesús Muñiz Soria, Director del Programa Académico de Ingeniería en Energía, Universidad Politécnica de Chiapas. Participant profile

Strategies for cooling low energy consumption for buildings located in warm humid climates and simulation tool to compare the thermal performance of building systems

  • México: Ing. Jorge Rojas Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Participant profile

Etnotecnias of low environmental impact

  • México: Arq. Arturo López, Profesor de la Facultad de Arquitectura, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas. Participant profile

Building design based on the Cradle to Cradle principles to generate a positive environmental impact

  • Estados Unidos: Ing. Andrea Herrera, Consultora, Organización de los Estados Americanos. Participant profile

Graduate programs in sustainable construction

  • Costa Rica: Prof. Ana Grettel Leandro Hernández, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. Participant profile

Panel: Initiatives to promote high-level scientific and technological research in Latin America and the Caribbean

Panelists:

Chile. Arq. Javier Del Rio Ojeda, Pontificia Universidad Católica. Participant profile

Colombia. Arq. Lucas Arango Díaz, Universidad de San Buenaventura en Medellín. Participant profile

Honduras. Dr. Marco Antonio Flores, Universidad Autónoma de Honduras. Participant profile

República Dominicana. Dr. Cándido Quintana, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo. Participant profile

Trinidad y Tobago. Dr. Indra Haraksingh, University of West Indies. Participant profile

Estados Unidos. Dr. John Randolph, Virginia Tech. Participant profile

Panel 2: Integración de la eficiencia energética en programas de estudio para mejorar la competitividad y reducir el impacto ambiental

Panelists:

Brasil. Dr. Henrique Braga, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora. Participant profile

Guatemala. Arq. Cristian Vela, Universidad Rafael Landívar. Participant profile

Jamaica. Dr. Ruth Potosingh, University of Technology. Participant profile

Nicaragua. Ing. Augusto Gutiérrez, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería. Participant profile

México. Arq. Eric Aguilar, Cámara Nacional de la Construcción del Estado de Chiapas. Participant profile

Panamá. Ing. Jimmy Chang, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá. Participant profile

See event report (Spanish only), here.

See event publication (Spanish only, here.


                                                              
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