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Conference Themes

“Evento de alto nível técnico e político.”

[“A high level event, from both a technical and a political perspective.”]

Luis Otavio Reiff, BNDES (on BSEC 2015)

 

Brazil Solar Energy Conference addresses “the key regulatory and legal issues which impact upon this industry”.

BSEC aborda as “principais questões regulatórias e jurídicas que cercam esse negócio”.

Wendel Cota, Alpha Energia (on BSEC 2015)

 

  • Meet and network with the decision makers in the Brazilian utility scale and rooftop solar industries and Government.

  • Hear from key thought leaders in the Brazilian solar sector at a conference focusing on both technical and strategic issues.

  • Promote your products or services to an exclusive group of senior level executives.

  • Encontre e interaja com os tomadores de decisão da indústria solar, tanto para rooftop como para plantas de usina solar.

  • Questões técnicas e estratégicas a ser debatidas pelos principais líderes do setor de energia solar do Brasil.

  • Promova seus produtos ou serviços a um grupo seleto de executivos de nível sênior. 

 

  • CONFERENCE CONTENT FOCUSED ON BUSINESS & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BRAZILIAN SOLAR
  • TARGETED B2B BRANDING OPPORTUNITY WITHIN A FAST GROWTH NICHE MARKET
  • EXTENSIVE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
  • MEETING SLOTS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF STATE GOVERNMENTS AND BANKS
  • EXHIBITION AREA
  • O CONTEÚDO DA CONFERENCIA ESTA FOCADO NAS OPORTUNIDADES DE INVESTIMENTOS NA INDÚSTRIA SOLAR BRASILEIRA
  • OPORTUNIDADE DE PROMOVER SUA MARCA PARA UM MERCADO EXCLUSIVO COM UM CRESCIMENTO EM ASCENSÃO
  • EXTENSA OPORTUNIDADE DE NETWORKING
  • REUNIÕES COM REPRESENTANTES DE GOVERNOS ESTADUAIS E BANCOS
  • ÁREA DE EXPOSIÇÃO

 What delegates said about BSEC2015:

O que os participantes acharam do BSEC2015:

“Foi produtivo e possibilitou bons contatos comerciais.”

[Productive and generated good commercial contacts.]

Ricardo Lima, SER

“O evento foi excelente para expandir e trocar conhecimentos sobre o mercado de energia solar.”

[Excellent event to expand and share solar energy market knowledge.]

Alexandre Lopes, Associação Brasileira dos Comercializadores de Energie

“The event was well organized and counted with participation of most important stake -holders of the Brazilian Solar Energy market.”

[O evento foi muito bem organizado e contou com uma importante participação dos principais players do mercado de energia solar do Brasil.]

Matthias Pfister, SOWITEC do Brasil

“A presença de profissionais do BNDES enriqueceu muito o evento, assim como a presença do presidente da EPE, Maurício Tolmasquim.”

[The presence of BNDES professionals enhanced the event, as did the presence of the President of the EPE, Mauricio Tolmasquim.]

Luiz Sergio Mauad Villela, Interest Engenharia Ltd

"Great event, very well conducted and good rhythm, acute themes and speakers.”

[Grande evento, muito bem conduzido bom ritmo, temas agudos e palestrantes de alto nivel.]

Vandebeuque Paul, Business France

“Muito esclarecedor e importante para o segmento.”

[Very enlightening and important for the sector.]

Marcello Rossini, Banco Santander

“Very well organized, with a good mix of government and private sector.”

[Muito bem organizado, com uma boa mistura de governo e setor privado.]

Eduardo Machado, Kotra

“Bem organizado, participantes de alto nível, todos os elos da cadeia estavam representados.”

[Well organised, high level participants, all links in the supply chain represented.]

Eduardo Tobias Ruiz, CELA - Clean Energy Latin America

“Evento de alto nível técnico e político. Com uma excelente distribuição entre empresas e instituições públicas.”

[A high level event, from both a technical and a political perspective. Excellent mix of private sector companies and public sector organisations.]

Luis Otavio Reiff, BNDES

“The event was well laid out with presentations and match-making sessions including BNDES. The program was complete for the developers thinking of exploring the energy business.”

[O evento foi bem definido com apresentações e sessões de reuniões privadas, incluindo com o BNDES. O programa foi completo para os desenvolvedores que estão pensando em explorar o negócio de energia.]

Nelson Falcão, Flextronics

“Evento bem conciso e efetivo, envolvendo todos stakeholders da cadeia (fabricante, investidor, instalador, banco de fomento). Recomendo para players que queiram entrar neste mercado.”

[Very concise, valuable event, involving all stakeholders (manufacturers, investors, installers, development bank). I recommend to players who want to enter this market.]

Gustavo Marchezin, Ecogen Brasil

“O evento proporcionou uma visão geral de toda a cadeia de valor da energia solar sem perder a profundidade das principais questões regulatórias e jurídicas que cercam esse negócio.”

[The event provided an overview of the entire solar energy value chain without compromising on detail regarding the key regulatory and legal issues which impact upon this industry.]

Wendel Cota, Alpha Energia

“Excelente os painéis e a aderência com os principais atores do setor.”

[Excellent panels and involvement of key industry players.]

Leandro Borgo Coelho Moraes, Smart Solar

Key Information

Who Should Attend?

BSEC delegates will include representatives of: solar project developers, solar power equipment manufacturers, government (federal and state), financial institutions (banks and investment firms), electrical utilities, intensive energy users and solar energy consultancies.

Meet Key Industry Players

BSEC 2015 affords extensive networking opportunities with senior level decision makers from the solar industry. Delegates at previous events in the New Energy Brazil series (Brazil Wind Energy Conference and Brazil Solar Energy Conference) are listed here: PREVIOUS EVENT DELEGATES.

Networking Dinner

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Speed Networking Session

Book a table at the speed networking session to optimise your time at the conference by planning your business meetings in advance of BSEC 2016. 

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