Reindustrialization in South America - Opportunities for the Supply Chain

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Time
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hall
Expo Center Norte
Room
Cantareira 3-5 (2nd floor)

The new Brazilian government signals the willingness to promote the reindustrialization of the country, and with that, various opportunities arise. Check out what they are and how the photovoltaic solar energy sector can develop both in Brazil and in South America.

11:00 am - 11:15 amCurrent Status of the Production Chain in Brazil

Nelson Falcão

Senior Director Business Development

Nextracker

11:15 am - 11:30 amOverview of Whole Supply Chain

11:30 am - 11:45 amPV Technology Forecast and Solutions for Local PV Production

Dr. Jutta Trube

Vice Managing Director EMINT, Division Manager Sector Group Photovoltaic Equipment, Coordinator International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV)

VDMA - German Engineering Federation

11:45 am - 12:00 pmBRAZIL's Potential in Decentralizing the Silicon Solar Supply Chain

Everton Fardin

Operations and Logistics Director

Sengi Solar / Tangipar Group

12:00 pm - 12:15 pmProduction Chain of the Solar Photovoltaic Sector in Brazil: Innovation Trends

Prof. Dr. Angela Danilevicz

Professor

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Dr. Aline Christiane Pan

Professor and Researcher

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

12:15 pm - 12:30 pmProduct Environmental Footprint - Opportunities for Solar and Brazilian Industry

Carlos Ohde

Director

Flextronics International Tecnologia Ltda.

Speakers
Speaker
Everton Fardin, Sengi Solar / Tangipar Group

Operations and Logistics Director

Brazil

Graduated in Control and Automation Engineering, with technical training in Electronics, Postgraduate in Workplace Safety Engineering and Master Degree in Production Engineering. Extension in process improvement, Green Belt, Black Belt and Lean Manufacturing certification. Toyota Production System Certificated (in Japan) and industry expertise as an engineering leader. Experience as Coordinator and University Professor in the course of Production engineering and postgraduate in the course of Lean Manufacturing. Author of book and scientific articles in the area of process improvement. Experience in projects and team management. Co-founder of operations development and structure of the biggest PV Manufactures Brazilian company Sengi Solar.

Speaker
Dr. Aline Christiane Pan, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Professor and Researcher

Brazil

Aline holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) (2002), a master's degree in Materials Engineering from PUCRS (2004), and a doctorate in Photovoltaic Solar Energy from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2009). He has experience in Solar Photovoltaic Energy, Renewable Energies, Physics and Materials Engineering and Technology. She coordinated/designed the Specialization Course in Renewable Energy from 2012 to 2018 at PUCRS. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor in the Energy Management Engineering Course and the National Professional Master in Physics Teaching at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)/Campus Litoral Norte. Member/guest of the Working Group "Gender Equity" promoted by CAPES (2018). Co-founder of the Brazilian Network of Women in Solar Energy (Rede MESol). Mother of two children, Sofia and Benício, 2012 and 2014.

Speaker
Prof. Dr. Angela Danilevicz, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Professor

Brazil

Angela Danilevicz has more than twenty five years of teaching experience in MBA Courses; fithteen years of experience as a University Associate Professor. A proven track record in innovative pedagogical practices in active learning, sustainability management, waste management, circular economy, innovative solutions in services, sustainable innovations, and innovation & entrepreneurship; excellent communication and social skills. Nowadays, she is coordinating the innovative pedagogical practices' working group at the PMG (Modernization of Undergraduate Program), and the SIP Program (Sustainable Innovation Professional Program) at UFRGS. She is, also, a senior fellow at the GUD - Global Urban Development, an international NGO supporting sustainable innovation. Sabbatical period at Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. University of California Santa Barbara/USA, 2015-2016. Research area: innovation ecosystem from waste Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2006. Research area: innovation management M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1997. Research area: Service Quality Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1989.

Speaker
Carlos Ohde, Flextronics International Tecnologia Ltda.

Director

Brazil

Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from UFPR with specialization in business management. Responsible for Research, Development and Sustainability at Flex do Brasil. He has led Sinctronics since 2012 and was the organizer of the book Circular Economy, an economic model that boosts the economy, generates jobs and protects the environment. Today he is responsible for FIT - Research Institute that has 550 employees in the technology area, involving from product design, process automation, software development and training.

Speaker
Nelson Falcão, Nextracker

Senior Director Business Development

United States of America

Nelson S. Falcão is Sr. Director, Business Development for the Energy segment at Flex since 2013, where he has been supporting the development of the solar industry. After the acquisition of Nextracker by Flex in 2015, he is responsible for the sales of its advanced solar trackers in Brazil. Nelson is VP, Supply Chain, and member of the board of ABSOLAR (Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association). He received his BSEE degree from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, Brazil in 1980, and got a specialization in Reactive Power Compensation in Sweden in 1983. He worked in various projects for the Brazilian transmission and distribution system at ABB, Cegelec Alstom and Cooper Power Systems, being appointed in 2007 General Manager of the Substation Automation business based in Quebec, Canada.

Speaker
Dr. Jutta Trube, VDMA - German Engineering Federation

Vice Managing Director EMINT, Division Manager Sector Group Photovoltaic Equipment, Coordinator International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV)

Germany

Dr. Jutta Trube works as Division Manager of VDMA Sector Group Photovoltaic Equipment since December 2015 and is engaged especially in production equipment for the solar cell and module production. With this position at VDMA she is responsible for the yearly updates and publication of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV). Furthermore, she is working as a Vice Managing Director of VDMA Sector Association Electronics, Micro and New Production Technologies. Prior to her engagement at VDMA she worked as Research and Development Director and Director of New Technologies in vacuum equipment manufacturing. The markets concerned photovoltaic, architectural glass as an energy saving element, storage technology, display technology, and other areas. Dr. Trube studied physics at the Georg-August University in Göttingen and got her doctorate in electrical engineering at the Technical University in Berlin.

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