Virtual Event Program

Pre-Conference

18TH WLC ONE YEAR TO GO

Monday, November 9th, 2020 (Morning Session)

10:00-10:10

Opening

Walter Rast
ILEC, United States of America

Sergio Antonio Silva Muñoz
University of Guanajuato, Mexico

10:10-10:50

Keynote Address

"Cyanobacterial Problems in South American Reservoirs: Historical Background, Current Status and Prospects for Mitigation"
Sandra Azevedo
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

10:50-11:00

Q&A

11:00-11:15

Presentation by ILEC

11:15-12:10

Panel

Claudia Nava Ramírez
National Water Commission, Mexico

Laura Benegas
Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center, Costa Rica

Walter Rast
ILEC, United States of America

Eduardo Ríos Patrón
Mexican Network for Basins, Mexico

Moderator
Alejandro Juárez
Instituto Corazón de la Tierra, Mexico

12:10-12:20

Q&A

12:20-12:30

Morning session remarks

Walter Rast
ILEC, United States of America

Monday, November 9th, 2020 (Evening Session)

19:00-19:10

Evening session introduction

Walter Rast
ILEC, United States of America

19:10-19:50

Keynote Address

"EARTH Project in Lake Tana, Ethiopia"
Shinjiro Sato
Soka University, Japan

19:50-20:00

Q&A

20:00-20:15

Presentation by Mexican Network for Basins

20:15-21:10

Panel

María Isabel Ortiz Mantilla
Environment and Territorial Ordering Secretary
State of Guanajuato, Mexico

Masahisa Nakamura
ILEC, Japan

Sergio Antonio Silva Muñoz
University of Guanajuato, Mexico

Juan Skinner Alvarado
Environmental Consultant, Guatemala

Moderator
Pabel Antonio Cervantes
ITESM, Mexico

21:10-21:20

Q&A

21:20-21:30

Closing Remarks
Masahisa Nakamura
ILEC, Japan

Sergio Antonio Silva Muñoz
University of Guanajuato, Mexico

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