Kick-Off Seminar Program

En español

Date: Monday 25 March 2013
Time: 15:00 – 18.30 Hrs.
Venue: Ferrocarril de Antofagasta (FCAB), Antofagasta, Chile
Address: Bolivar 255, Antofagasta


15:00 Coffee and registration
15:30 Welcoming words by:

  • CICITEM Manager, Dr. Giovanny Soto González
  • Governor, Mr. Pablo Toloza
  • General Manager, Mr. Miguel Sepulveda

Introduction to the seminar

  • Ambassador of Finland in Chile, Mr. Ilkka Heiskanen
  • Senator for the Region of Antofagasta, Carlos Cantero Ojeda.

15:50 Pilot foresight in water resources

  • Experiences in prospective plans and cooperation in VTT Finland and presentation of the results obtained from the stakeholder interviews (Raija Koivisto, Research Professor VTT)
  • Prospective project in water resources and analysis of local drivers, challenges (Arturo Reyes, researcher CICITEM)
  • Next steps (Raija Koivisto)

16:20 Coffee Break (30 min)
16:50 Drivers local and global and challenges with respect to water resources

  • Keynotes
  • Focus on regional development
  • Presentations of panelists

17:10 Panel discussion

  • Topic: “Water resources in Antofagasta 2040” – visions for a region better
  • Chair: Totti Könnölä. Coordinator: Giovanny Soto
  • Round table participants
  • Comments and general discussion

18:15 Closing

  • Reminder of steps to follow, invitation to workshops, announcement of questionnaire (Raija Koivisto)