PROGRAM

WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN





FINAL PROGRAM

Let's learn together

14 MARCH

09H00

OPENING SESSION

Ana Albuquerque (Member of the Board of Directors of ERSAR)

João Nuno Mendes (President of the Board of Águas de Portugal)

Luís Picado Santos (President of CERIS - IST)

Rui Cunha Marques (President of the SUSTARIFFS 2019 Organizing Committee)

THE FINANCING NEEDS AND THE TARIFF SYSTEMS

Chair: Susana Neto (Portugal)

11H20

BREAK

12H45

LUNCH - INDAQUA

TARIFFS AND THE HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER

Chair: João Miranda (Portugal)

15H00

Social tariff use in Brazil

Alceu Galvão (Brazil)

15H40

The economisation of international water law

Paulo Canelas de Castro (China)

16H20

BREAK

16H30

PARALLEL SESSION 1 | Chair: Jeff Camkin

Models of subsidies to water and sanitation services for poor families in the main South American countries | Daniel Narzetti, Rui Cunha Marques

Assessing determinants of human right to water | Rita Martins, Micaela Antunes

Social tariffs in the Portuguese water industry | Rita Martins, Micaela Antunes, Adelino Fortunato

Sustainable tariffs and the human right to water | João Miranda

The social tariffs as a new concern for the water services in Portugal | Diogo Gaspar

Social tariff: ensuring the affordability of water and wastewater services in Minas Gerais State - Brazil | Leonardo Reis, Rômulo Miranda, Samuel Costa

How to define tariffs in challenged countries | Inês Freire Machete, Rui Cunha Marques, João Simão Pires


PARALLEL SESSION 2 | Chair: Raquel Franco

Evaluation of tariff structures for water and sanitation services using Regulatory Impact Analysis in Brasília, Brazil | Diogo Barcellos Ferreira, Cássio Leandro Cossenzo, Erika Medeiros e Silva, Carmen Salgado Scartezini, Robinson Ferreira Cardoso

The challenge of regulating water and waste Services in a three-level federate country: the case of Brazil | Patrícia Sampaio, Rômulo Sampaio, Solange Cunha

Designing policies to reach behaviors – enhancing pricing mechanisms through non-pricing strategies | Raquel Franco

Minimum consumption: contractual clause or abuse of law | Tiago Pereira Fernandes

The tariff systems in PPP water contracts: is this the solution to save this marriage? | Ana Brochado, Rui Marques, Sónia Ah Lima

Regulation, corporatization and efficiency in the Brazilian regional water utilities: a dynamic network analysis for working capital and billings collection | Alexandro Barbosa, Isabel Brusca, Severino Cesário de Lima, Victor Branco de Holanda


PARALLEL SESSION 3 | Chair: Pedro Simões

Gestão de contratos de concessão de serviços de abastecimento de água e saneamento. Proposta de um modelo de governança na ótica do concedente | Paulo Gomes Dias

The convergence of water tariffs with existing legislation versus tariff equity | Vanessa Cirilo

As tarifas na estrutura de financiamento da universalização do saneamento básico no Brasil: exercício de contextualização | Ingrid Graziele

Sustentabilidade do aquífero Tejo-Sado - Exploração eficiente na margem Sul do Tejo | Paulo Gonçalves

A tarifa social enquanto garante de acessibilidade e universalidade do direito à água | Simão Mendes de Sousa

A tarifa social na prestação de serviços de saneamento | Dalto Favero Brochi

Programa tarifa social - Concessionária Águas de Jaguaruna | Ricardo Martins, Anderson Botega, Eduardo Batista, Katia Motta Martins, Daniel Narzetti


15 MARCH

LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES IN THE DEFINITION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TARIFFS FOR WATER SERVICES AND IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER

Chair: Ana Luísa Guimarães (Portugal)

09H40

Tariffs affordability in the water sector: An European comparison among WAREG members

Andrea Guerrini (Italy)

11H00

BREAK

11H15

New water tariff regulation in Portugal

Ana Albuquerque (Portugal)

12H45

LUNCH - INDAQUA

UNCERTAINTY AND NEW CHALLENGES FOR THE TARIFF SYSTEMS

Chair: Rui Cunha Marques (Portugal)

15H35

PARALLEL SESSION 4 | Chair: Emilio de la Higuera-Molina

Analyzing cost efficiency and installed capacity in water provision of smaller municipalities: direct provision vs intermunicipal cooperation | José Luis Zafra-Gómez, Victor M. Giménez, Emilio José De la Higuera-Molina, Cristina M. Campos-Alba

Irrigation water tariffs | Helga Pereira, Rui Cunha Marques

Re-assessing the value of water services in growing urban areas within the catchment context to better consider climate and global changes | Susana Neto

The innovation partnership in the water sector | Ana Carolina Pereira

Urban drainage: Imperceptible benefits for visible tariffs | Carlos Novaes

On optimizing tariffs in wastewater treatment services using best practices and a log-linear piecewise frontier function with unique solutions | Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Rui Cunha Marques


PARALLEL SESSION 5 | Chair: Giulia Romano

Whose rights? What rights? Roles and responsibilities in sustainable water service tariffs | Jeff Camkin, Susana Neto

Raising consumers’ interest in their water invoices: challenges and opportunities | Patrícia Moura e Sá, Rita Martins

Basic principles in the tariff structure definition of the sanitation sector | Iara Sobrosa, Joisa Dutra, Diego Boff, Juliana Smiderle, Morganna Capodeferro, Thaís Sobrosa

The application of the contingency tariff as an instrument for managing the water crisis in the Federal District | Brazil Cássio Leandro Cossenzo, Luciana Carvalho de Souza Junho, Hannah Márcia Neiva Nunes, Diogo Barcellos Ferreira

Managing the compliance with the European principles and the statutory autonomy: the new tariff setting method of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, South Tyrol | Giulia Romano, Andrea Guerrini

PARALLEL SESSION 6 | Chair: Diogo Gaspar

From household to residential user: the Italian attempt to guarantee the right to universal and affordable access to water through the water services tariff structure | Piergiorgio Novaro

Are the water tariffs in Spain according to UNs affordability criteria for human right to water? An analysis in large cities | Samara López Ruiz, Cecilia Tortajada, Francisco González-Gómez

The tariff design case about the São Francisco River Water Transfer Project in Brazil | Cíntia Leal Marinho de Araujo Chagas, Carlos Motta Nunes

Economies of scope in the Brazilian water sector | Daniel Narzetti, Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Rui Cunha Marques

Value for money assessment for wastewater treatment PPP projects in China | Wang Pu, Fei Xu, Ruoxun Chen, Rui Cunha Marques

Optimization in the management of energy costs for the water and sanitation industry in Brazil | Iára Sobrosa, Diego Boff, Thais Sobrosa

17H05

BREAK

17H15

CLOSING SESSION

João Miranda (Vice - President of the SUSTARIFFS 2019 Organizing Committee)

José Sá Fernandes (Member of the Lisbon Municipal Council)

Maria Luísa Duarte (President of the Board of ICJP)

Carlos Martins (Secretary of State of Environment)