With the presence of experts with a global reputation in matters of solar and wind energy, desalination, water and carbon footprint in the region of Valparaíso one of the most important events on the matter was organized. This congress was visited by government authorities like Mr. Julio Dittborn, the Intendent of the Atacama region, Ximena Matas and the Intendent of the Arica and Parinacota region, Mr. José Durana.
At this second version of the Aemin congress, the participation modality was divided in two. On days November 7th and 8th the specific courses on desalination and carbon and water footprint were taught. And from November 9th to 11th, the Aemin 2011 congress took place with speakers from the mining industry such as Ferruccio Medici of Anglo American, Diego Lizana of Compañía Doña Inés de Collahuasi and Martin Brown of mining company El Tesoro, who spoke of their projects related to NCRE they had implemented in their companies.
The other speakers such as Alexander Heinz, Julián Blanco, Miriam Balaban, Thomas Altmann, Jan Schippers, Heloisa Schneider, Rolando Chamy, Ruth Matthews, Fernando Santibañez and Alberto Ceña were all united in Chile to reveal the most select part of their knowledge, experience and vision of Chile with regard to their fields of knowledge