UK-Brazil interaction meeting on cooperation in future energy system innovation


The So Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and the University of Birmingham, invite to

UK-Brazil interaction meeting on cooperation in future energy system innovation

The objective is identify areas of possible cooperation between UoB and institutes in So Pauloand Brazil in the areas of the future energy system.

Venue: FAPESP - Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Lapa – So Paulo

Date: May, 12nd 2014

Time: 9:00 to 13:00

The conference will be given in English with simultaneous translation

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/ukbrazilinteraction/registration

Parking suggestion:
Pio Park - Rua Pio XI, 1320
Tonimar - Rua Jorge Americano, 89

09:00

Welcomes
Prof. Celso Lafer – President FAPESP
Andrew John Schofield - Head of School of Physics and Astronomy - University of Birmingham

09.15

Session 1 - Future challenges and opportunities

UK energy system options
Dr. Jonathan Radcliffe PDF

Brazil: Energy system scenarios
Prof. Gilberto M Jannuzzi PDF

Discussion

10.00

Break

10.15

Session 2 – Technologies

UoB: Energy storage and related developments
Prof. Richard Williams PDF

Brazil: Energy storage technologies
- Research in Chemical energy storage
Profa. Suzana Torresi PDF
- Brazilian hydro storage
Prof. Secundino Soares PDF

11:15

Session 3 – Innovation

UK: Facilitating UK-Brazil links
Carolina Costa, Deputy Director Science & Innovation

Brazil
FAPESP

11:45

Session 4 – Business, policy and regulation

UK: Valuing flexibility in a liberalised market
Dr. Jonathan Radcliffe PDF

Brazil ‘s experience and needs in Natural gas storage: research and regulation
Prof. Valdyr Gallo PDF

12.15

Discussion – research collaboration opportunities

13.00

Closure