The Government of the Province of Misiones, Silicon Misiones Argentina and MACOMA Environmental Technologies invite you to a two-day event on how global warming can be mitigated. The Province of Misiones, Argentina, is taking One More Giant Step toward the Mitigation of Global Warming. The Installation of MACOMA Environmental Technologies is part of this majestic effort.
Participants include authorities from the Government of Argentina; authorities from the Province of Misiones, Argentina; the private sector; delegation from the University Nevada, Reno; and MACOMA team.
Monday, 27 March 2023
Venue: Industrial Park of Innovation Posadas (Calle 62 y 229, Paraje Nemesio Parma, N3300 Posadas, Misiones, Argentina)
18:00 (UTC-3) Welcome: Ezekiel Martin, Founder & CEO of MACOMA Environmental Technologies, Corp
Keynote: Prof. Hashem Akbari, P.hD.
Dr. Akbari is a professor at Concordia University, Montreal Canada. He is a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that was honored with Nobel Peace Prize, 2007.
His research focus has been: analyses of energy, air quality, health impact, and environmental aspects of heat islands mitigation measures (cool roofs, cool pavements, urban vegetation); development of cool materials; development of implementation codes and standards; and in collaboration with policy makers and stakeholders, coordination of national and international programs for implementing mitigation measures. Dr. Akbari is the author of more than 300 articles and coauthor of several books, and chief editor and editor of several scientific journals. He is the founding organizer and member of Board of Directors of Global Cool Cities Alliance, Cool Roof Rating Council; and an active member of ASHRAE and ASTM. In collaboration with GCCA, he is currently coordinating the “100 Cool Cities” initiative to cool urban heat islands and counter global warming. He is also the organizer of the International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands (IC2UHI) series held every 2-3 years.
- Gervasio Malagrida, Minister of Climate and Sustainability
- Brian Sandoval, President of University Nevada, Reno (UNR)
- Rep. Lucas Romero
- Dr. Oscar Herrera Ahuad, Governor
19:10 Cutting Ribbon
Tuesday 28 March, 10:00-12:00 AM (UTC-3)
"A Giant step towards the mitigation of global warming", presented by Dr. Hashem Akbari
Venue: Ministerio de Cambio Climatico (Ministry of Climate Change) Coronel López 1995, N3300 Posadas, Misiones, Argentina & online
The presentation on 28 March will be livestreamed and open for the general public. Register here for virtual participation.