Wastewater: New Technologies, Applicability and Urban Planning

March 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro

Focusing on new ways of reusing sewage, the conference brings Professor Kartik Chandran (Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) and Professor José Luiz Vallejo (Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation), along with other specialists to discuss new technologies and ways to improve sewage treatment in the cities.


Opening - 09:00

  • Aspásia Camargo, Undersecretary of Planning and Management, Rio de Janeiro City Hall
  • Daniella Diniz, Program Manager, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro
  • Pedro Rivera, Director, Studio-X Rio

International Guest Speakers - 9:30 - 11:00

  • Kartik Chandran, Environmental Engineer and Professor, Columbia Engineering School
  • Eva Pfannes, Architect, Director, Ooze Architects
  • Isaac Volschan Junior, Professor of the Department of Water Resources and Environment at the Polytechnic School of UFRJ

Coffee Break - 11:00 - 11:15

Debate - 11:15 - 13:00

  • Claudio Barcelos Dutra, President of the Rio Águas Foundation
  • Dayse Demori, Special Advisor for the Undersecretary of Promorion, Primary Care and Health Surveillance, Rio de Janeiro City Hall
  • José Luiz Vallejo, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
  • Luiz Firmino Pereira – Arquiteto Urbanista, UFRJ. Superintendente de Planejamento Metropolitano da Câmara Metropolitana de Integração Governamental do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Moderator: Márcio Santa Rosa - Civil engineer, specialist in environment and sustainable construction and socio-environmental consultant of the PSAM - Environmental Sanitation Program of the Municipalities of the Surroundings of Guanabara Bay

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