The 2015 World Hydropower Congress in Beijing featured over 150 speakers, presenting and discussing a range of key topics for the hydropower sector. Below, you can access slides from presentations made during the event.
Wednesday 20 May
2050 GW by 2050: what are the scenarios?
Presented by Cao Junhua, CPI Yunnan International Power Investment Co., Ltd
Presented by Dolf Gielen, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Presented by Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, World Energy Council
Presented by Jacob Irving, Canadian Hydropower Association
Presented by Paolo Frankl, IEA
Presented by Zhang Boting, China Society for Hydropower Engineering
Water–energy nexus: what role does hydropower play?
Presented by Jakob Granit, Stockholm Environment Institute
Presented by Reza Ardakanian, UNU-Flores
Presented by Prof Wang Hao, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
Development vs sustainability: how can we find the right balance?
Presented by Giulio Boccaletti, The Nature Conservancy
Presented by Datuk Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, Sarawak Energy
Greenhouse gases and water quality: expert discussion
Progress on the Measurement and evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emission from hydropower reservoirs in China
Presented by Prof Tan Debao, Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute
Connectivity for aquatic species: expert discussion
Future energy mix: how will it influence hydro development?
Presented by Laura Williamson, REN21
Presented by Pei Zheyi, State Grid Corporation of China
Presented by Peter Rae, REN Alliance
Presented by Yoshiaki Mino, The Kansai Electric Power Co
Presented by Zhang Jun, Upstream Huanghe Hydropower Development Co
Modernisation: how can existing assets be optimised?
Presented by Bo Hu, NARI Group Corporation
Presented by José Carlos Minuzzo, Tractebel Energia
Hydropower Modernisation Initiative: Making the Business Case for Hydropower Infrastructure Investment
Presented by Kamau Sadiki, US Army Corps of Engineers
Rare-earth Oxides: Harnessing their Hydrophobic Potential to Provide Infrastructural Upgrades in Hydropower Plants
Presented by Sami Khan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IHA Young Researcher of the Year
Presented by Wang Dekuan, Beijing IWHR Technology Co
Presented by Wang Quanlong, Harbin Electric Machinery Company
Resettlement: what are the boundaries and responsibilities?
Presented by Oliver Salignat, EDF
Presented by Thais Ferraz Soares, Energia Sustentável do Brasil
Presented by Zhang Xiaoling, China Land Survey and Planning Institute
Hydropower safety: what is good practice?
Presented by Chen Houqun, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Presented by David Wright, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate
Presented by Jean-François Astolfi, EDF
Presented by Mario Finis, MWH Global
Safe Operation of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP: the Cause of the Accident Dated 2009/08/17 and Lessons Learned
Presented by Rasim Khaziahmetov, RusHydro
Presented by Wu Shiyong, Yalong River Hydropower Development Company
Climate resilience: how can it be demonstrated?
Presented by Marco Braun, OURANOS Consortium
New IDA Requirements and Methods Developed by WBG for Improving Climate Change Resilience for Large Water Infrastructure
Presented by Rikard Liden, World Bank Group
Presented by Prof. Guoqing Wang, Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute
Downstream flows: what is a sustainable compromise?
Presented by Dr Helen Locher, Hydro Tasmania
Presented by Li Yuanyuan, General Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Planning and Design
Presented by Michael McClain, UNESCO-IHE
Presented by Dr Rebecca Tharme, The Nature Conservancy
Thursday 21 May
Assessing demand and opportunities: Asia
Presented by Awang Tengah Bin Ali Hasan, Sarawak State Government
Presented by U Maw Thar Htwe, Government of Myanmar
Conservation: when is it compatible with hydropower development?
Project and financial structuring: what are the new options?
Sediment management: what are the mitigation options?
Presented by George Annandale, Golder Associates
Presented by Dr Gregory Morris
Presented by Marc Goichot, WWF
Presented by Dr Quanwei Liang, Dongfang Electric Machinery Co
Presented by Zhao-Yin Wang, Tsinghua University
Macroeconomic benefits of hydropower: can we quantify them?
Presented by Colin Clark, Canadian Hydropower Association
Presented by Kristin Schumann, EDF
Presented by Lei Xiaomeng, China Yangtze Power Co
Quantifying the Value of Multi-purpose Hydropower Projects: a Glimpse of the IEA Hydro Annex IX Work
Presented by Dr Niels Nielsen, IEA Hydro
Presented by Tron Engebrethsen, Statkraft
Early stage sustainability: how can it be assessed?
Presented by Andrew Barfour, Ghana Energy Development and Access Project
Presented by Fakahmed Negash, ENTRO, Nile River Basin,
Presented by Mattia Celio, SECO
Presented by Roger Gill, Hydro Focus Pty
Good corporate governance: CEO roundtable
Presented by Susan Côté-Freeman, Transparency International
Sustainability performance: how does it influence decisions?
Presented by Jamie Skinner, International Institute for Environment and Development
Presented by Elisa Xiao, Environmental Resources Management
Presented by Mohamad Irwan Aman, Sarawak Energy
Hydropower investment: how can risk and reward be balanced?
Presented by Edson Luiz Da Silva, Tractebel Energia
Presented by Jiang Lizhe, CPI Yunnan International Power Investment Co
Presented by Lei Zhang, Asian Development Bank
Regional development: how can benefits and costs be shared?
Presented by Li Shufei, Changjiang Institute of Survey Planning Design and Reserach
Presented by Matthew McCartney, International Water Management Institute
Presented by Min Khaing, Government of Myanmar
The Role of the Zambezi River Authority in the Development of Hydropower within the Zambezi River Basin
Presented by Munyaradzi Munodawafa, Zambezi River Authority