PROGRAM

WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN





PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Let's learn together

14 MARCH

09H00

OPENING SESSION

THE FINANCING NEEDS AND THE TARIFF SYSTEMS

10H00

Matching customers’ preferences for tariff reform with managers’ appetite for change: The case of volumetric-only tariffs in Australia

Lin Crase (Australia)

10H40

Servant of too many masters: water tariff design and the challenge of sustainability

Antonio Massarutto (Italy)

11H20

BREAK

11H35

Water tariffs, taxes and other levies in Europe, between pigovian, coasean and ostromian models

Bernard Barraqué (France)

12H05

Public versus private water delivery, water tariffs and the remunicipalization debate

Germà Bel (Spain)

12H45

LUNCH

TARIFFS AND THE HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER

14H20

Sustainable tariffs for water services and the human right to water

Teresa Navarro Caballero (Spain)

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 SESSIONS


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

09H00

Regulatory/tariff trends in Latin America

Gustavo Saltiel (USA)

09H40

Legal challenges in designing and enforcing water tariffs: some thoughts from a Brazilian perspective

Patrícia Sampaio (Brazil)

10H20

Water prices and sewerage charges in Germany, contributions to water management associations

R. Andreas Kraemer (Germany)

11H00

BREAK

11H30

Water tariff regulation

Ana Albuquerque (Portugal)

12H45

LUNCH

UNCERTAINTY AND NEW CHALLENGES FOR THE TARIFF SYSTEMS

14H20

Tariffs for water services using new water sources

Óscar Netto (Brazil)

15H00

PARALLEL SESSIONS

16H45

BREAK

17H00

CLOSING SESSION

Carlos Martins (Secretary of State for Environment - Portugal)