World Resources Forum Latin America and the Caribbean and the International Sustainable Building Congress 2016

Scientific Sessions

Tuesday May 17, 2016 – Innovation for Sustainable Resource Management

SS 1: Sustainable business and financing

Time: 16:10 – 17:40
Chair: Carlos Naranjo (GAIA) and Sonia Valdivia (WRF)
Paper title Presenter Country
172 Transparency in management: a systems approach for effective resource use towards sustainable cities in Latin America Quiros, Ana Costa Rica
192 Infrastructure – A Crucial Key for Resource Efficiency, Sustainability and Resilience Egler, Hans-Peter Switzerland
166 Entrepreneurial Support for E-Waste Recyclers Schluep, Mathias Austria/Switzerland
183 Fondo verde y tecnologías limpias en negocios sostenibles Terrazos Aguilar,  Ana and Alegre, Marcos Peru
187 Creación de valor a partir de la variable ambiental Munoz, Lorena del Pilar Chile


Wednesday May 18, 2016 – Building Resource Efficient, Inclusive and Resilient Cities

SS 2: Bio economy – Priority Resources for cities

Time: 10:50 – 12:50
Chair: Sanjeevan Bajaj (FICCI, India) and Jairo Chacon (Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito, Colombia)
Paper title Presenter Country
142 Incorporating lessons from nature into manmade infrastructure Myers, Neil USA
181 Contributing to the ISO Guidance Principles for Sustainable Metals Recycling in Latin America Valdivia, Sonia Switzerland
125 Estrategias aplicadas en el cierre de 30 vertederos en Perú Huiman Cruz, Alberto Peru
176 La sostenibilidad de la edificación de altura en el contexto urbano costarricense Montero, Victor Costa Rica
131 Quality Infrastructure and Green Building: exploring interlinkages for a Greener Economy Harmes-Liedtke, Ulrich and San Gil, Andrea  Germany
 

Stand-ups: 3-min presentations

178 Producción sostenible basados en análisis de ciclo de vida de productos; El caso de FLOREX en Costa Rica Chaves Quesada, Silvia Elena Costa Rica
140 Proposal of sustainable construction from the implementation of new materials to improve the structural design of housing in the town of Bete, Chocó, Colombia Gutiérrez Casado, Daniela Colombia

 

SS 3: Sustainable lifestyles and education

Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Chair: Rita Schenck (IERE) and Mario Quirós (ALCALA)
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Paper title Presenter Country
173 Smart lifestyle choices for urban living: More dematerialization, no more waste Bajaj, Sanjeevan India
148 Parque La Libertad: Polo de desarrollo para el impulso de una ciudad sostenible Noches González, Lidia Costa Rica
200 Ecological footprints and lifestyle archetypes: Exploring dimensions of consumption and the transformation needed to achieve urban sustainability Moore, Jennie Canada
182 El estacionamiento como una herramienta para la planificación urbana Cordero-Ortiz, Jose Costa Rica
 

Stand-ups: 3-min presentations

157 Recycling and community center Chira Schütte, Oliver Costa Rica
159 Popular school of urbanism Lidth de Jeude, Marije Costa Rica


Thursday May 19, 2016 – Mainstreaming Sustainable Lifestyles: the road ahead to Quito

SS 4: Resource efficiency policies for sustainable cities and lifestyles

Time: 10:50 – 12:50  
Chair: Simone Rufener (BAFU, Switzerland) and Nydia Suppen (CADIS, Mexico)
Paper title Presenter Country
143 Improving conditions for distributed energy in Costa Rica: a case study for community energy San Gil, Andrea Costa Rica
152 Sustainable cities van Lidth de Jeude, Marije and Schütte, Oliver Costa Rica
151 El nuevo estándar WELL: Diseño del espacio de trabajo y bienestar Roa Muñoz, Carolina Colombia
Stand-ups: 3-min presentations
134 Efectos de la innovación en los productores orgánicos de la región Arequipa, 2015 Hinojosa Pérez, Anatolia Peru
164 The responsible hotel Porras Porras, John Costa Rica

 

SS 5: Sustainable and inclusive cities and buildings

Time: 14:10 – 16:10 
Chair: Arnold Tukker (CML Leiden University) and Jose Luis Lopez (GBC Costa Rica)
Paper title Presenter Country
139 Revitalización del centro histórico de San José circuitos de cultura, arquitectura y habitabilidad Martínez Baldares, Tomás Costa Rica
130 Residencias universitarias auto sostenibles en Costa Rica Castro, Fernando Costa Rica
158 Aproximación al sector vivienda y construcción informal en el distrito de Villa El Salvador en Lima, Perú Bickel, Jon  Peru
156 No Footprint House (NFH) Schütte, Oliver Costa Rica
129 Condominio La Esperanza: Sostenibilidad ambiental por medio de un diseño innovador Rodríguez, Minor Costa Rica
160 Periurban agriculture: An agroproductive shield in pro of food and health security approach for towns and cities Pengue, Walter Alberto Argentina