You are here

Presentations

Please click on the links to view and download speakers' presentations from the 2017 World Hydropower Congress. 

Workshop 1: State-of-the-art sediment management practices

Greg Morris, co-author, Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook: 'Extending the life of reservoirs - sustaianble sediment management practices in run-of-river and storage projects

Greg Morris, co-author, Reservoir Sedimentation Handbook: 'Improving the REServoir CONservation (RESCON) software for screening sediment management options'

Guo Qingchao, professor, IWHR: 'Reservoir sedimentation and its simulation'

Ajay Pradhan, president and CEO, C2S2: 'Nathpa Jhakri HEP - case study

Pratik Man Singh Pradhan, vice-president for business development and project function, Butwal Power Company: 'Sediment management - case from Jimruk Hydropower Plant, Nepal'

Siri Stokseth, R&D manager and dam safety responsible, International Power, Statkraft AS: 'Statkraft R&D future sediment handling strategies'

Gete Zeleke, director, Water and Land Resource Centre - Addis Ababa University: 'Upstream sediment management for sustainability of hydropower dams: lessons from WLRC Learning Watersheds in Ethiopia'


Workshop 2: Hydropower and dam safety management 

Mohamed Amahdouk, hydraulic administration, Ministry of Energy, Morocco: 'Dam safety in Morocco'

Chen Guanfu, executive vice president, POWERCHINA: 'Chinese dam safety management'

Satoru Ueda, lead dam specialist, and Kimberly Lyon, water resources analyst, World Bank Group: 'Hydropower and dam safety management

Satoru Ueda, lead dam specialist, and Kimberly Lyon, water resources analyst, World Bank Group: 'Dam safety regulatory frameworks'

Pablo Suarez, associate director for research and innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre: 'Hydro-humanitarian collaboration in virtual reality: innovations in forecast-based financing'


Workshop 3: Climate resilience for hydropower projects 

Gabriel Azevedo, head of environment, social and governance division, IIC: 'Perspectives from Latin America'

Divas Basnyat, senior water resources specialist, Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI): 'Adaption to climate change in the hydro-electricity sector in Nepal'

Tammy Chu, managing director, Entura: 'Building climate resilience into operations'

Linus Mofor, senior expert, African Climate Policy Centre, UN Economic Commission for Africa: 'Enhancing climate resilience of hydropower in the Sanaga River Basin in Cameroon'

Bruno Trouille, senior hydropower advisor, Mott MacDonald: 'Technical guidelines for climate change and natural disasters resilience analysis'


Workshop 4: Strategies to foster sustainable operation and maintenance

Guy Bonvin, head of infrastructure financing division, Department of Economic Cooperation and Development, SECO: 'Operations and maintenance workshop in Martigny, October 2016, main conclusions

Andarge Eshete, general manager of power generation operation, Ethiopian Electric Power: 'Strategy for sustainable operation and maintenance of hydropower plants in Ethiopia

Jean-Michel Devernay, independent expert, World Bank Group: 'Choosing the right model for operating and maintaining hydropower assets in low-income countries'

Pierre Lorillou, senior hydropower specialist, World Bank Group: 'WB introduction into the IHA workshop on sustainable O&M for hydropower - SOMH initiative'

Laurent Mouvet, CEO, Hydro Operation International Ltd: 'Case study - Mount Coffee Hydro Power Project'

Norbert Riedel, CTO, Voith Hydro: 'Strategies to support sustainable O&M'


Social aspects

Aida Khalil, senior sustainability specialist, International Hydropower Association: 'Social aspects'

Doug Smith, independent consultant: 'Social aspects: a rapid tool to identify non-conformance with basic good practice'

Fabien Nathan, CSR Officer, EDF Hydro-engineering Centre: 'Nachtigal Hydropower Project, Cameroon - livelihood restoration planning'


Lunchtime session: Inga development

Bruno Kapandji Kalala, minister, ADPI: 'Presentation du project Grand Inga


Water security for all

Ahmed Bahaa Eldin, undersecretary, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt: speech

Canisius Kanangire, executive secretary, AMCOW: 'AMCOW's role in the quest to achieving water security in Africa'

Josefa Sacko, commissioner for rural economy and agriculture, African Union Commission: speech


Greenhouse gas reporting

Yves Prairie, chair, global environmental changes, UNESCO: 'The global GHG footprint of reservoirs: what does the atmosphere see?'

Mathis Rogner, senior hydropower analyst, International Hydropower Association: 'The G-res tool'


Strategic basin planning

David Harrison, senior advisor, global water, The Nature Conservancy: 'The power of rivers: a business case'


Hydropower and long-distance transmission

Ralf Bucher, project manager, Lahmeyer International: 'Hydropower and long-distance transmission'

Mosad Elmissiry, senior energy advisor to CEO, NEPAD: 'Africa vision of hydropower and long transmission lines'

Jiang Longhua, vice president, China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Co Ltd: 'Interconnection for better hydro, from idea to action'

Simon Mueller, head of systems integration of renewables unit, IEA: 'Large-scale electricity interconnection: technology and prospects for cross-regional networks'

Zhang Qiping, chief engineer, State Grid Corporation of China: 'Develop UHV grid to promote energy power transformation from fossil to clean domination'


Lunchtime session: Flood preparedness

Pablo Suarez, associate director for research and innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre: 'Hydro-humanitarian innovations: joining forces to manage flood risks'


Embedding sustainability practices

Christopher Chisense, director, Water Resources and Environmental Management for Zambezi River Authority (ZRA): 'Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES) in the Zambezi river basin'

Romas Kamanga, senior manager for generation support services, ZESCO: 'Introducing the Itezhi-tezhi hydropower project'

Aida Mabjaia, laboratory and environment deputy manager, Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa: 'Application of the HSAP to the Cahora Bassa North Bank hydro-electric scheme project'

Lê Thi Ngoc Quynh, deputy director of science, technology, and environment department, Vietnam Electricity: 'Vietnam - case study'


The future of project sustainability assessment

Roger Gill, principal consultant, Hydro Focus PTY: 'Sustainability reporting: progress, challenges, opportunities'


Benefits of hydropower

Antoine Badinier, deputy vice-president, EDF Hydropower Generation & Engineering Division: 'Value generation around hydropower projects'

Soteri Gatera, chief - infrastructure and industrialisation, UNECA: speech


Small-scale energy systems

Frederic Louis, hydropower coordination director, EDF International Division: 'Developing smaller-scale hydro: why and how?'

Sister Yoela Luambano, director, Tulila Hydropower Project, Tanzania: 'Tulila Hydropower'

Rana Singh, industrial development officer, UNIDO: 'Small-scale energy system for socio-economic development'


Climate resilience

Denis Aelbrecht, chairman, ICOLD Technical Committee on Climate Change, Dams and Reservoirs: 'Climate change, dams, reservoirs and water resources: a risk/opportunity management perspective'

Peter Baum, climate resilience investments analyst, EBRD: 'Climate resilience in hydropower investments'

Alain Bourque, executive director, Ouranos: 'Enhancing climate resilience: a Canadian perspective'

Linus Mofor, senior expert, African Climate Policy Centre, UNECA: 'Harnessing the 'resilience dividend' for long-lived infrastructure investments in Africa'


Capacity-building and skills shortages

Heike Bergman, senior vice president, Voith Hydro: 'Capacity building and skills shortages'


Productivity and forest restoration

Angela Falconer, associate director, climate finance program, Climate Policy Initiative: 'The Cloud Forest Blue Energy Initiative'


Good governance

Donal O'Leary, senior advisor, Transparency International: 'Developing principles for countering corruption for state-owned enterprises: what is at stake for the hydropower sector?'


Approaches for sediment management

Rafael Schmitt, Young Researcher of the Year 2017: 'CASCADE - Enabling strategic portfolio optimization of dam sediment trapping and hydropower production'

Gete Zeleke, director, Water and Land Resource Centre - Addis Ababa University: speech

Gete Zeleke, director, Water and Land Resource Centre - Addis Ababa University: 'Upstream sediment management for sustainability of hydropower dams: lessons from WLRC Learning Watersheds in Ethiopia'


Climate bonds for hydropower

Anna Creed, head of standards, Climate Bonds Initiative: 'Climate bonds for hydropower'