Luciana is the Manager at the Department of Environmental Sanitation of BNDES - National Bank for Economic and Social Development, where she is responsible for the studies and the relationship with representatives of the sector. She has graduated in Chemical Engineering and has a Masters in Mining and Metallurgy Engineering by UFMG (Minas Gerais), with a Specialization Course in Economic and Social Development by UFRJ. She worked in the Planning Area of Finep Studies and Projects Financier from 2001 to 2003. Since June 2003, she has been a BNDES employee, where she has worked in innovation, agronomy and industrial complex and the health industry.
Francisco Carlos Castro Lahóz
Francisco is a civil engineer with a Masters degree in Irrigation and Drainage. He is currently the Executive Secretary of the PCJ Consortium and has been the general project coordinator since 1991. He is a member of the National Council of Water Resources for the Committees/Consortium segment and a Consortium Representative with the PCJ Committees since 1998. He coordinated the Project for Technological Diffusion in Water Resources Management which covered 11 Brazilian States and similar regional programs, having occupied the General Coordination of the PCJ Agency from 2006 to 2010. He is a University Professor and specialist in Water Resources Management, with several books and technical works published.
Marcelo de Paula N Lelis
Ministry of the Cities/Brazil
He is a civil engineer from the Federal University of Viçosa - UFV with a specialization in Elaboration and Management of Projects in Water Resources and a Masters Degree in Sanitation, Environment and Water Resources by the Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG. He is an Infrastructure analyst at the National Secretariat of Environmental Sanitation of the Ministry of Cities, where he held the position of general coordinator between 2013 and 2018. He was a member of CONAMA - National Environment Council and member of the Interministerial Committee on National Waste Policy Solids. He was the manager of the Modernization Program of the Sanitation Sector - PMSS (2004 to 2009) and a technical coordinator of the Laboratory of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering of the UFV (1998 to 2003)
Juliana Jerônimo Smiderle
She is a researcher in the area of sanitation of the Center for Studies in Regulation and Infrastructure of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV CERI). She is a civil engineer and MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She has completed an academic exchange at the University of Derby, where she worked for two sanitation companies. She has experience in sanitary sewage system design and regulation of water supply and sewage services.
Eduardo Schlaepfer Dantas
He is a civil engineer and holds a Master´s in Environmental Engineering at PEAMB/UERJ. He is a specialist in Environmental Management of Hydrographic Basins/COPPE/PPE, in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering/DRHIMA/UFRJ and in Work Safety Engineering/POLI/UFRJ. He has been working for more than 20 years in the environmental area with emphasis on water resources management. He has extensive experience in water resources colleges, river basin committees and state and national water councils. He was the president of the Technical Collection Chamber for the use of water resources of the National Council of Water Resources (CTCOB/CNRH) and is the current Secretary of the Committee for the Integration of the Paraíba do Sul River Basin. He has been working for Cedae for 12 years, 10 of them as the Head of the Company's Water Resources Department.
Reynaldo Young Ribeiro
He holds a Master's degree in Urban Engineering - UFSCar, an MBA in Sanitary Engineering - FSP/USP, an MBA in Water Pollution Controll - ICETT - Yokkaichi/JP and he is graduated in Mechanical Industrial Engineering/ Unisanta. He has been working for more than 30 years in operational and business management practices at Sabesp, where he began his career in 1981. He has experience in the state and municipal public sectors, having worked in the operational areas of water and sewage treatment, public supply control, systems quality management and operational and environmental risk projects. He currently works in the area of Risk Management and Compliance of Sabesp.
Mayná Coutinho Morais
An executive advisor to the Presidency of CEDAE. She is an environmental engineer graduated in Engineering of Water Resources and Environment at Fluminense Federal University and a technician in Environment at Pedro II College. She is a technical director of the Guanabara Bay Committee and a full member of: the Technical Chambers of the National Water Resources Council, CT of the National Water Resources Plan, CT for Integration of Watershed Management and Estuarine Systems and Coastal Zone, CT for Collection of Water Resources; of the AESBE Technical Chambers; the State Council of Water Resources and the State Environmental Council of Rio de Janeiro and of the Hydrographic Basin Committees.
Julio Cesar Oliveira Antunes
A civil engineer graduated at UERJ. He is a specialist in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at UERJ. He holds a Master´s in Science in Water Resources by UERJ. He is a professor of the Environment Department of CEFET/RJ and a manager of Guandu-Lameirão Management of CEDAE-RJ. He is also a representative of ABES-Rio de Janeiro and a general director in the Basin Committee of Guandu-RJ.
Célia Regina Alves Rennó
A civil engineer specialized in Sanitary Engineering at EEUFMG and in Environmental Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She holds a specialization in Water Resources Management from the Lund University/Sweden and holds an MBA in Strategic Management of Sanitation Companies at the João Pinheiro Foundation (2002) and Fundação Dom Cabral (2004). She has been working at the Minas Gerais Sanitation Company - COPASA since 1983, having acted in the areas of projects, water resources and environment, as well as operational and technological research and development. She currently works in the Technical Advisory Office of the company's Presidency. She was the president of ABES Minas Gerais Section from 2011 to 2015 and is now a member of the Board of Directors of ABES and deputy coordinator of the Thematic Chamber of Water Resources. Célia also represents ABES in various forums of civil society, such as the National Council of Water Resources - CNRH and CONAMA.