Panel on Solar Water Heater Quality Assurance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Itaipava - Brazil, July 2013

Program and Presentation

Panel on Solar Water Heater Quality Assurance in Latin America and the Caribbean

July 9 2013 Activity Responsible
08:45 Registration  
09:00 Opening and Introduction (INMETRO, COPANT, PTB)  
  Opening by Marcos Borges (INMETRO), Kory Eguino (COPANT), Patrick Frommberg (PTB)  
  Introduction and presentation of the participants Christian Göthner
  Presentation of IRENA – the International Renewable Energy Agency Francisco Boshell
09:40 Part 1: Overview of SWH QI in Latin America and Caribbean – diagnostic results  
  Presentation of the main results of the diagnostic Christian Navntoft
  Discussion about the use and updating of the diagnostic and development of concrete proposals to overcome existing obstacles in the different countries Christian Göthner
  Questions and Remarks Christian Göthner
11:10 Coffee Break  
11:30 Part 2: Project to Develop Quality Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean  
  Project Proposal by Costa Rica Alexandra Rodríguez
  Project Proposal by El Salvador Tomás Alas
  Discussion about Proposals Christian Göthner
13:00 Lunch  
14:15 Decision about which project and what activity can be supported by PTB Christian Göthner
14:30 Part 3: Model Presentation on SWH and QI requirements Christian Göthner
  Presentation of the Model Presentation Carlos Faria Café, Studio Equinocio
  Questions and Remarks  
  Discussion about additional information needed for the promotion of SWH QI in LAC and how to use the model presentation  
14:50 Part 2: Quality assurance – needs and expectations of industry and trade  
15:45 Coffee Break  
  Presentation of the situation in Mexico Salvador Echeverría Villagómez and Daniela García Luna (CENAM)
  Evaluation of the Workshop Christian Göthner
  Final Words by Marcos Borges (INMETRO) and Patrick Frommberg (PTB)