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Conferences

19th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference

Date
January 24-25, 2019
City
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Venue
Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino

The leading conference on energy in the Caribbean

  • Every year, attendees gather from all over the Caribbean, North America, and South America to discuss the events and trends in Caribbean energy.

    For 2019, you'll learn about:

    • — Major new renewable energy projects in development
    • — New approaches and opportunities for financing power projects
    • — Fuel options, pricing, and supply at a time of change and volatility
    • — Grid reliability and resilience
    • — Microgrids and distributed generation
    • — LNG case studies and outlook for growth
    • — And more – see the agenda for details
  • Here are just some of the speakers you'll hear from:

    • Edwin de los Santos, General Manager, AES Dominicana
    • Ana Amicarella, Managing Director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Aggreko
    • Darick P. Jonis, Chief Executive Officer, Aqualectra Water & Power
    • Whitney Heastie, Chief Executive Officer, Bahamas Power & Light Company
    • Michael Farina, Strategy and Growth Leader, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
    • Andrew Rovito, Senior Vice President, BMR Energy
    • Dr. Cletus Bertin, Executive Director, CARILEC
    • Adam Carter, Managing Director, CIBC First Caribbean
    • Wellington Reyes, Commercial Manager, Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao
    • Rubén Jimenez Bichara, Executive Vice President, Corporación Dominicana de Energía Eléctrica
    • José Rodriguez, Development Director, EGE Haina
    • Todd Filsinger, President, Filsinger Energy Partners
    • Noel Zamot, Revitalization Coordinator, Financial Oversight Management Board for Puerto Rico
    • Albert Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Guyana Power and Light Inc.
    • Vera Rechsteiner, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    • Marcos C. Cochón Abud, General Manager, Inkia Energy
    • James T. Gallagher, Executive Director, New York State Smart Grid Consortium
    • Gregg Anderson, Executive Director, Energy & Utilities, OfReg
    • Pablo Centeno-Lappas, Regional Head, Central America and the Caribbean, PROPARCO
    • Forrest Hoglund, Chairman and CEO, SeaOne Caribbean LLC
    • Matthias Roidl, Sales Director, Caribbean and Central America, Siemens
    • Frank Bergh, Vice President, Grid Engineering, Sigora Haiti S.A.
    • Sampo Suvisaari, Regional Director, Latin America North and Caribbean, Wärtsilä
    • Rodney P. George, Vice President, Energy Solutions, Wärtsilä Caribbean Inc.
    • Edmund Phillips, Manager, Business Development, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
    • — And more to be confirmed
  • Se incluye interpretación simultánea / Simultaneous translation available

    Todas las sesiones de la conferencia incluirán interpretación simultánea inglés-español. Las presentaciones y los debates estarán disponibles mediante auriculares sin cargo adicional alguno.

    Vea la información del programa y la conferencia en espanol: haga clic aquí

  • Free Site Tour Available—Energy Storage and DPP Power Plant

    While you’re in Santo Domingo, take advantage of the opportunity to tour the AES Energy Storage and DPP Power Plant. Delegates are offered 2 opportunities—one before and one after the conference. Tours will be held on Wednesday, January 23 and Friday, January 25.

    Site tour image

    The tours will depart from the hotel at 2:00pm and return at 5:00pm local time. If you want to participate, you must register for a tour when you register for the conference. Detailed instructions on where to meet, what to wear, what documents to bring, etc. will be sent to each tour participant separately. Register soon! Space is limited.

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Past Attendees Say It Best

Some comments from last year’s attendees (January 2018):

“This was my first time attending a Platts event and I found it highly educational as well as entertaining, not to mention the excellent networking opportunities. The venue was amazing, everything was on time and well executed. I would recommend the Platts Caribbean Energy Conference to anyone interested in utilities, supply chain or fuel markets.” – Robert Tatum, OfReg
“I can say that I just attended the one of the best energy conferences in my career at one of the most prestige locations in the Caribbean.” – Dhanraj Bhachai, Guyana Power & Light
“This conference always brings together key players in the Caribbean energy market. It allows for extended discussion on key topics in the market and provides insight on expected trends and opportunities.” – Nils Janson, Castalia Advisors
“The Conference provided much insight as to the different kinds of Generation Technology available and the different levels of efficiency they offer as well as their carbon footprint.” – Jeremy Rathanum, Guyana Power & Light

Agenda

Speakers

Edwin de los Santos, General Manager, AES Dominicana

Ana Amicarella, Managing Director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Aggreko

Darick P. Jonis, Chief Executive Officer, Aqualectra Water & Power

Whitney Heastie, Chief Executive Officer, Bahamas Power & Light Company

Michael Farina, Strategy and Growth Leader, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Andrew Rovito, Senior Vice President, BMR Energy

Dr. Cletus Bertin, Executive Director, CARILEC

Adam Carter, Managing Director, CIBC First Caribbean

Wellington Reyes, Commercial Manager, Consorcio Energético Punta Cana Macao

Rubén Jimenez Bichara, Executive Vice President, Corporación Dominicana de Energía Eléctrica

José Rodriguez, Development Director, EGE Haina

Todd Filsinger, President, Filsinger Energy Partners

Noel Zamot, Revitalization Coordinator, Financial Oversight Management Board for Puerto Rico

Albert Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Guyana Power and Light Inc.

Vera Rechsteiner, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Marcos C. Cochón Abud, General Manager, Inkia Energy

James T. Gallagher, Executive Director, New York State Smart Grid Consortium

Gregg Anderson, Executive Director, Energy & Utilities, OfReg

Pablo Centeno-Lappas, Regional Head, Central America and the Caribbean, PROPARCO

Forrest Hoglund, Chairman and CEO, SeaOne Caribbean LLC

Matthias Roidl, Sales Director, Caribbean and Central America, Siemens

Frank Bergh, Vice President, Grid Engineering, Sigora Haiti S.A.

Sampo Suvisaari, Regional Director, Latin America North and Caribbean, Wärtsilä

Rodney P. George, Vice President, Energy Solutions, Wärtsilä Caribbean Inc.

Edmund Phillips, Manager, Business Development, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 19th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference will be held on January 24-25, 2019 at the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by December 14, Save $300
    • Conference
    • $1,595 / / delegate
    • $1,196.25 / delegate
    • $1,295 / delegate
    • Utility/Government Conference Discount Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • ----- / delegate
    • ----- / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All prices are stated in USD.

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, December 14, 2018 to save $300 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Utility/Government Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Thursday, January 17, 2019 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website:

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available):

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts 19th Annual Caribbean Energy Conference will be held on January 24-25, 2019 at the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Venue

  • Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino

    Avenida George Washington 367

    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Main Hotel Phone: +1 809-221-2222

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Discounted Accommodation **
Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Wednesday, January 23 through Friday, January 25, 2019 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Wednesday, January 2, 2019 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
Tower Deluxe Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $127.00 per night + tax

Reservations
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 809‑221‑2222 or toll-free at +1‑888‑813‑2776, or via email to nairobi.paulino@marriott.com. Be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Caribbean Energy Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

Our Exclusive Platinum Sponsor:

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 18 years, the S&P Global Platts Caribbean Energy Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the Caribbean electric power and natural gas industries.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Lorne Grout
Senior Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5702
lorne.grout@spglobal.com

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs and your budget.

Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

42 days left!

Register by December 14, 2018 and Save $300

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Register

    Have questions? Check out our helpful FAQs page.

    1. Online

    2. PhoneToll Free: 800-752-8878

    Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

    3. Emailregistration@platts.com