Name Affiliation/Title Presentation/Speech/Group discussion
Opening Statements
MR. ANTONIO PRADO DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, ECLAC Speech
MS. KATHLEEN ABDALLA

CHIEF, EMERGING ISSUES BRANCH,
DIVISION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DESA

Speech

Keynote Address
H.E. MR. PABLO WAGNER SAN MARTÍN UNDER-SECRETARY OF
MINING , MINISTTRY OF MINING, GOVERNMENT OF CHILE
Speech (Audio and Video) Presentation
Welcome Addresses
H.E. MR. EDUARDO MENEZ MINISTER, PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND VICECHAIR OF THE NINETEENTH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (CSD19) Speech
MR. JANG MYUNG-SOO MINISTER COUNSELLOR, EMBASSY OF
REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO CHILE
Speech
MR. RALPH WAHNSCHAFFT SENIOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER,
DIVISION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DESA
Speech
Session I:
Introductory overviews: Assessing global supply and
demand for lithium carbonate from salt flats
MR. EDUARDO CHAPARRO AVILA ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, NATURAL RESOURCES AND INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION, ECLAC Speech (Audio and Video) Presentation
MR. JERÓNIMO CARCELÉN P. SENIOR PARTNER, CARCELEN & CIA, CHILE Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. HENRI MAIRE FORMER UN ADVISOR ON MINING AND DESA CONSULTANT, NEW YORK Speech
Presentation
MR. PARK HONG KYU SENIOR RESEARCHER, BATTERY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LG CHEMICALS, SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA Speech
Presentation
MR. STEFFEN HABER PRESIDENT, LITHIUM DIVISION, CHEMETALL GMBH, FRANKFURT, GERMANY Speech
Presentation
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
Session II:
Country reports and presentations: Experiences, trends, issues
and policies in production of lithium from salt flats
MR. FREDDY BELTRAN DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTRY OF MINES, BOLIVIA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. LUIS ECHAZU NATIONAL DIRECTOR, COMIBOL, MINISTRY OF MINES, BOLIVIA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. JOSE BUSTILLOS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROCESSES OF THE LABORATORY UNIT, GNRE, BOLIVIA Speech
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
MR. ANÍBAL GAJARDO C. CHIEF, SECTION ON ROCKS AND INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, NATIONAL GEOLOGICAL AND MINING SERVICE (SERNAGEOMIN), CHILE Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. CAMILO LAGO AND MR. JOAQUÍN JARA CHILEAN COPPER COMMISSION (COCHILCO) Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. ALVARO MERINO NATIONAL SOCIETY OF MINING (SONAMI), CHILE Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. HECTOR SALAS HERNANDEZ SERVICIO GEOLOGICO MEXICANO Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
Session III:
Roundtable on enhancing sustainability in the production of lithium carbonate in Latin America: Benefit sharing and empowering local socio-economic development
MS. PAULINE DE VIDTS VICE-PRESIDENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, SQM Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MS. CARMEN ARTIGAS LEGAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, ECLAC Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. JOHN MC CARTNEY BUSINESS MANAGER, SCHLUMBERGER WATER SERVICES Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
MS. MARIA TERESA BUSTOS SÁNCHEZ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CORPORATION FOR PRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT (ICPD), ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. VICTOR MANUEL GAMONAL HERRERA MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE (EITI), PERU Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MS. ANA MARIA ARANÍBAR ORGANISATION LATINAMERICANO DE MINERIA (OLAMI), BOLIVIA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. MIGUEL SANTILLANA INSTITUTO DEL PERU Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
Session IV:
Perspectives for North-South, South-South cooperation and
regional cooperation in lithium resource development
MS. MARIA ELISA TABOADA CHEMICAL ENGINEER, UNIVERSITY OF ANTOFAGASTA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. CHRISTIAN MOSCOSO UNIVERSITY OF CHILE Speech (Audio and Video) Presentation
MR. JUAN CARLOS ZULETA LITHIUM ECONOMICS ANALYST, LA PAZ, BOLIVIA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
MR. KONG, BONG-SUNG DIRECTOR GENERAL, HEAD, TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE KOREA RESOURCES CORPORATION (KORES), SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA Speech (Audio)
MR. AGUSTIN SARAVIA-FRIAS MASTER IN MINERAL LAW AND POLICY, ARGENTINA Speech (Audio and Video)
Presentation
GROUP DISCUSSION   Audio
Session V:
Roundtable discussion on conclusions and
recommendations of the expert group meeting
MR. EDUARDO MENEZ MINISTER, PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND VICECHAIR OF THE NINETEENTH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (CSD19) Speech (Audio)
MR. RALPH WAHNSCHAFFT SENIOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, DIVISION FOR
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DESA
Speech (Audio)
MR. EDUARDO CHAPARRO AVILA ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, NATURAL
RESOURCES AND INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION, ECLAC
Speech (Audio)

Toronto, 19-21 January 2011

Name Affiliation/Title Presentation/Speech/Group discussion
Keynote adress
MR. Ralph Wahnschafft SENIOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, DIVISION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DESA Presentation: Sustainable Development of Lithium Resources from Salt Flats: Emerging Opportunities and Policy Perspectives for Latin American Countries
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