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5th-6th December 2018, Medellin

Arena International would like to thank all those who were involved with the Small Hydro Latin America conference in 2017. The event was another great success with a record number of more than 400 attendees.

Small Hydro Latin America will return to the “city of eternal spring”, Medellin, on the 5th and 6th of December 2018 for the 8th edition. Small Hydro Latin America brings together developers, investors, generators, distributors and vendors of services and equipment across the whole LATAM region, to cover different aspects of Small Hydro, find new opportunities in the region all whilst offering you the best environment to grow your networking.

Through successful case studies, panel discussion and presentations, our attendees learn how to overcome common challenges such as how to manage social issues and how to adapt your small hydro plant to changing climate conditions. Attendees leave Small Hydro Latin America with key takeaways on the changing LATAM market and new partners to deliver successful hydro projects.


Event News

Testimonials 2017

“Felicitaciones a todos los organizadores de tan magno evento, que mucho aporta al conocimiento y desarrollo de la industria de energía eléctrica en Colombia y Latinoamérica. Fue un placer participar como asistente y orador en la 7ª Conferencia Latinoamericana de Pequeñas Centrales Hidroeléctricas” Director Técnico, Hidroelectrica Ituango

Who should attend this event?

Small Hydro Latin America attracts an international audience – with wide ranging attendance from power plant operators and developers throughout South and Central America. The audience also consists of investors of projects, regulators, government ministries, associations and service and technology providers to give attendees a holistic perspective on the LATAM hydro market.

Highlights on the  2017 agenda

Our comprehensive agenda covered in 2017 all the different aspects of a small hydro project to give you a broad overview of the different challenges and opportunities. Among those topics, some were particularly important:Social issues: Nestor Gutierrez Mejía from Proeléctrica and Camilo Ruiz Morales from Vatia both presented case studies on how to deal with social issues and so facilitate the development of your projectsSmall Hydro Funding: through roundtables ...

Countdown to Small Hydro Latin America 2018