Program

Tuesday September 3
Hall Tolteca 2
SUSTAINABLE CITIES

9:00 – 10:30

• Green solutions for sustainable engineering

Lizbeth Cruz Reyes, Technical Advisor, Construction Specialist Civil, Maccaferri

  • Promote sustainable tools for the new development of the Civil Construction sector - Software and technical advice on projects.
  • Promote innovative solutions and the technological revolution in drainage systems for buried buildings, sports fields, gardens, green roofs, roads, plants, tunnels and landfills
  • Implement “green” techniques for landscape design, architecture and construction
  • Share cases of success on erosion control with sustainable engineering solutions

• Resilience in cities against climate change, sustainable actions for everyone

Alicia Silva Villanueva, Vice-President of Certification of Cities and Sustainability, Instituto Mexicano de Ciudades Inteligentes and General Director of Revitaliza Consultores

- Sustainable building has been proposing actions that we can all take at all levels for years

- Examples of resilience and solutions and actions will be presented in the presentation

- Organizations and governments must have plans that protect citizens

- We can all take actions of sustainable building and resident cities to improve our life from today

• Construction of houses with Sargassum bricks – Case of success Casa Angelita

Omar Vázquez Sánchez, CEO, BlueGreen Mexico

  • See and opportunity where everybody sees a problem
  • A piece contains between 40% and 60% of this organic residue
  • Did you know that for every 2,000 pieces of sargassum block used in a construction, we help clean more than 20 tons of this material in our beaches?
  • Social impact

Coordinator: Caroline Verut, President, SUMe

10:30 – 11:00

Transportation to Opening

11:00 – 12:00

 

Olmeca 1

OPENING CEREMONY

12:00 – 12:30

BREAK

12:30 – 14:00 PANEL: CIRCULARITY IN ACTION

Paulina Barragán, Sr. HR & Comunications Manager Latam, Essity

Alejandra Vázquez, Global Director of Sustainability, Grupo Bimbo

Carlos Martínez, Environmental Management and Regulations Coordinator, Grupo Herdez

Benjamín del Arco, Director of Operations, Poly Rafia


Coordinator: Alejandro Sosa Reyes, Executive Director, Iniciativa GEMI

14:00 – 15:00

LUNCH BUFFET

15:00 – 16:00

VISIT THE EXHIBITION

16:00 – 18:00 CIRCULAR ECONOMY WORKSHOP

• Sustainable innovation workshop through Circular Economy

Adrián E. Velasco Jacome, Director, Futuro Circular

- Know the challenges to implement circular strategies

- Understand the role of circular innovation to solve sustainable challenges

- Experiment the circular innovation process

- Case of success

Wednesday September 4
Hall Tolteca 2
SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT PANEL

9:00 – 10:30

Luis Montañez, President, International Association for Impact Assessment, IAIA

Gabriel Calvillo, Counselor, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes

Francisco Javier Díaz Perea, Consultant in Socio-Environmental and Planning Issues

- Historical development of impact assessment; environmental damage; impact on human rights, strategic environmental assessment; public participation in project development; impact monitoring/management.

Coordinator: Luis Montañez, President, International Association for Impact Assessment, IAIA

10:30 – 11:00

BREAK

INTEGRAL MANAGEMENT OF URBAN SOLID RESIDUES

 

11:00 – 12:30

• The great environmental issue… residues!

Donovan J. Herrera OrtízCEO, Development of Engineering and Environmental Advisory, DICMA

- Find major and more common mistakes managing residues from a political and technical approach

- Break paradigms since the residues issue is not only a matter of the environmental agenda, now it is a matter of the public health agenda

- Society and government situations will be discussed which shall make sense with the audience resulting in solution alternatives

 

• Critical points managing residues

Fidel Cortés Carballar, Consultor Privado – Catedrático

- Break points will be analyzed in the “tube” of residue managing

- Identify areas of greatest benefit within residue transportation

- Engineerly locate transference stations in order to help mitigate the number of sites of final disposition

- Rise awareness on the appropriate technology to collect residues

- Sub product selection with a Zero Waste approach on residue management

 

• Modular accelerated filling – Alternative for final disposition of residues

Jorge Sánchez Gómez, General Manager, Engineering Systems and Environmental Control, SICA

- Break paradigms regarding the final dispositions of residues

- It is an innovative and sustainable system, optimal for biogas collecting and leachate utilization


Coordinator: Alfonso Chávez, Director, SUMA + INGENIERÍA

PLASTIC CIRCULAR ECONOMY
12:30 – 14:00

• Plastic sustainability and Circular Economy approach

Mariana Albarrán Flores, President of the Commission for Circular Economy, ANIPAC

- Key circular economy principles (rethinking, redesigning, reducing, reusing, recycling) are part of the reformulation of business models and suitability of legal frameworks

- Against pollution issues in oceans, natural ecosystems, the New Economy of Plastics generates a sustainable proposal for plastic management

- Reincorporation on plastic residues in the production chain requires the design of new products in order to expand efficiency, identification and reutilization (eco-design)

- Overview of the Mexican laws on single-use plastics and the transition to the Circular Economy implying a common challenge for the industry and the market and society due to the need of education and the appropriate management and disposition of plastic residues

 

• Circularity of plastic and electronic waste: Projects under implementation in Latin America and India

Guillermo J. Román Moguel, International Advisor on Residues

  • Current and real experiences of projects in execution on plastic and electronic waste in Latin America and India
  • A business model approach is presented to different scales
  • An integral overview is presented on residue management and needs in Mexico
  • An independent presentation of government and/or private industry approaches

 

• Design guides for plastic container recyclability

Santiago García González, Coordinator of the Committee for Recycling, ECOCE

  • A completed guide for all types of plastic containers, in all design elements and how to ensure that the container will be recycled with latest technology
  • Resin, additives, labels, attachments, pigments, dimensions, inks and all the elements affecting the recyclability of a container
  • Recyclability categories and lab tests

Coordinator: Lourdes Aduna, Circular Economy Specialist

14:00 – 15:00

LUNCH BUFFET

15:00 – 16:00

VISIT THE EXHIBITION

PANEL OF STATE ENVIRONMENT SECRETARIES
16:00 – 17:30

María Isabel Ortiz Mantilla, Secretary of Environment and Territorial Planning, Government of the State of Guanajuato

Master Sergio Humberto Graf Montero, Secretary of Environment and Territorial Development Government of the State of Jalisco (Guest)

Alfredo Arellano Guillermo, Secretary of Ecology and Environment, Government of the State of Quintana Roo (Guest)


Coordinator: Sandra Denisse Herrera Flores, Environmental Advisor

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
17:30 – 18:30

• Structural safety in building

Francisco de Jesús Chacón García, President, Mexican Association of Directors Responsible and Co-Responsible for the Construction (AMDROC)

• Construction assurance and social responsibility in Mexico City

Renato Berrón Ruiz, CEO, Institute for Construction Safety in Mexico City

Coordinator:Guillermo Casar Marcos, President of the Commission for the Specialty of Environmental Engineering of the Engineering Academy of Mexico

Thursday September 5
Hall Tolteca 2
AIR QUALITY
9:00 – 10:00

• Air quality diagnosis in Mexico

Rodolfo Iniestra Gómez, Director of Air Quality Research and Climate Pollutants, INECC

  • Know the diagnosis of the air quality status in the country
  • Identify cities with greater problems of air quality in the country
  • Identify pollutants which concentrations exceed the air quality regulated limits for health protection
  • Effects on the health of the population due to exposition to air pollution
  • Where to review the air quality in real time

• Program to prevent and respond to atmospheric environmental contingencies

Ramiro Barrios Castrejón, Environmental Commission of the Megalopolis

10:00 – 10:30 BREAK
EUROPEAN UNION AND MEXICO, ALLIED ON THE WAY TO ZERO WASTE
10:30 – 12:30

•Welcome

Jean Pierre Bou, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico

•EU expertise and opportunities for Mexico

Representative of the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico

•Expanded Producer Responsibility Schemes (EPR)

José María Bermejo Muñoz, Thinking Remarket

•Industrial symbiosis

Peter Laybourn y Rachel Lombardi, International Synergies

•Industrial Symbiosis: The Scaler Program – Applying the European knowledge and expertise to Mexico

Marco Antonio Estrela,Coordinator, Scaler

WASTE
12:30 – 13:30

• National vision towards a sustainable management, zero waste

Erick Felipe Jiménez Quiroz, General Director of Integral Management of Materials and Risk Activities, SEMARNAT


Coordinator: Guillermina Barrera, Specialist in Environmental Topics and Climate Change

13:45

CLOSING CEREMONY

15:00

LUNCH BREAK AND VISIT THE EXHIBITION


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