Day 1
09:00 - 09:30
Anita Alban Mora, Minister of the Environment  
John Christensen, Head, UNEP/RISØ Centre
Alvaro Rios Roca, Executive Secretary, OLADE  
Marta Tvardek, Inter-American Development Bank / IADB  
Andrei Marcu, President, International Emissions Trading Association / IETA  

CDM Capacity Building: lessons learnt

Two regional CDM capacities development programs presented their experiences, results and learning points. Special emphasis was placed at the strengthening of domestic institutions, development of enabling environments and CDM project origination. Moderator: Daniel Bouille, Vice-President, Bariloche Foundation.

09:30 - 10:30
Miriam Hinostroza, Coordinator CD4CDM in Latin America, UNEP/Risø.
Byron Chiliquinga, Project Coordinator OLADE/University of Calgary/CIDA, OLADE.

Panel: Capacity development and networking: critical success factors for CDM

This session aimed at experience sharing and lessons learned from capacity building on the CDM in the context of the Latin American and Caribbean region. Moderator: Osvaldo Girardin, Environment & Development Program, Bariloche Foundation.

11:00 - 12:30
Oscar Coto, Consultant OLADE/CIDA
Venkata Ramana, Carbon Finance Assist, World Bank
Sonia Medina, Ecosecurities-Latin America
Sami Kamel, Carbon Finance Coordinator, UNEP RISØ Centre/URC

Conferences: The Global Carbon Market: update and perspectives

Market intelligence experts and Officials from the CDM regulatory gave their version of the current state of the Global Carbon Market. Facts regarding recent developments was reviewed and trends shaping the future of carbon markets was highlighted. Moderator: Andrei Marcu, President, International Emissions Trading Association - IETA

14:00 – 16:00
Kai-Uwe Barani Schmidt, Manager, UNFCCC Secretariat
Mark Meyrick, EDF Trading
Christiana Figueres, IDB.
Thomas Black, Director, Andean Centre for Economics and Environment - CAEMA
Jorund Buen, Director, Point Carbon
Day 2

Segment: Sectored sessions

The CDM catalyzes the implementation of a huge variety of project types. This segment presented a sample of successful projects from the region and will discuss the diverse approaches and strategies to benefit from the CDM.

CDM and energy

Moderator: Jorge Ciurlizza, Senior Investment Officer, IIC

09:00 – 11:00
Honduras: CDM small-scale hydro project portfolio. Sofía Herrera, Grupo Terra.
Jamaica: Wigton Wind farms. Rohan Richards, DNA Jamaica.
El Salvador: Berlin Geothermal Project, Rubén Loy, LaGeo S.A.
Peru: CDM fuel-switch projects – introducing natural gas in the Peruvian energy matrix. Claudia Monsalve, FONAM.

CDM and cleaner production

Moderator: Oscar Coto, OLADE/CIDA.

09:00 – 11:00
Ecuador: Production of hydrocarbons: Good environmental practice and emission reduction. Hernán Sánchez, Repsol YPF.
Brazil: Production of blended cement with blast furnace slag. Roberto de Oliviera, Cimento Mizu.
Argentina: PFCs reduction in aluminum production. Jorge Zavatti, Aluar.
Uruguay: Case study on waste utilization in agro industry. Adriana Torchelo, OMDL Uruguay

CDM and public services

Moderator: Jürg Grütter, Regional Consultant IADB

11:30 – 13:30
Bolivia: Santa Cruz landfill gas management. Ramiro Trujillo, ODL Bolivia.
Colombia: Transmilenio public transportation system, Bogotá. Francisco Charry, GMCC.
Colombia: Proyecto sombrilla de sustitucion de combustibles.
México: Energy efficiency measures in household programmes. Miguel Cervantes, SEMARNAT.

CDM and forestry

Moderator: Gisela Ulloa, CDM Office, Bolivia.

11:30 – 13:30
Costa Rica: CATIE Program. Lucio Pedroni.
Chile: INFOR Program. Jorge Urrutia.
Bolivia/Ecuador: ENCOFOR Program. Luis Fernando Jara, PROFAFOR.
Uruguay: Walter Oyhantcabal, MGAP/Uruguay.

Meet the Carbon buyers:

Moderator: Christiana Figueres, IDB.

CDM programs from Annex I Countries
15:00 – 16:00
Finland. Tommi Tynjälä, Partner, Green Stream network
Canada. Mark Richardson, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in EC (on behalf of the Canadian CDM/JI Office)
Spain. Jesús Murujosa, Trade Counselor, Embassy of Spain in EC (on behalf of the Spanish Climate Change Office).
Austria. Clemens Ploechl, CDM/JI Programme, Kommunalkredit.
Multilateral funds / Public-Private partnerships
16:15– 17:15
Martha P. Castillo, Latin American Carbon Program-PLAC, Andean Development Corporation - CAF
Venkata Ramana, Carbon Finance Assist, World Bank
Ulrich Schoppmeyer, KfW Carbon Fund, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau-KfW
Private funds / Corporate programs
17:30 – 18:30
Rodrigo Iturralde, Director, Latin America, Natsource LLC
Camilla Taylor, Trading Emissions PLC
Corinne Boone, CO2e
Uwe Mades, RWE Power
Day 3

Conferences: Innovative measures from the regional carbon supply

Main features of diverse innovative initiatives that aim to boost the regional carbon supply were presented in this session. Moderator: Francisco Avendaño, CDM/JI Program, IETA.

09:00 – 11:00
The Argentinean Carbon Fund. Francisco Ocampo, DNA Argentina
The Carbon Initiative of the Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange. Gilherme Fagundes, BMFE
The Chilean CDM Preinvestment Fund. Orlando Jiménez, CORFO-Chile.
Ecuador-Spain Program on debt exchange for CDM investment. Martha P Castillo, CAF/PLAC
Public-Private CDM clearing house in Panamá. Frank Joshua, Director, Panamá Carbon Center.

Panel: “Strategies and measures to strengthen the regional carbon supply”

Panelists discussed appropriate strategies and measures that can contribute to enhancing the benefits from the CDM while increasing the volume and quality of carbon supply from the region. Moderator: José Javier Gómez, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - ECLAC

11:30 – 13:30
Marcela Main, DNA Chile, CONAMA
José Alberto Garibaldi, Energeia, Mexico
Edgardo Devoto, DOE, DNV Argentina
Carlos Ospina, MGM International
Marco Mazaferro, Ecoinvest Carbon

 Side events

National CDM project portfolios

15:00 - 18:00

Carbon buyers/brokers

15:00 - 18:00
MGM International
Trading Emissions PLC
Project Design Standards / DOEs
15:00 - 18:00
CDM Gold Standard



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