October 11, 2023 - Sargent & Lundy participated in the Professional College of Engineers and Land Surveyors of Puerto Rico convention August 3-6 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. In addition to being a lead sponsor of the event, the firm had a strong presence throughout the conference, with Patrick Daou presenting on hydrogen and renewable energy and Luis Jimenez and Tomas Velez delivering a presentation on the effects of distributed energy resources on distribution systems. Pedro Bengochea and Samuel Lewis Torres also participated in the event, sharing a presentation on the challenges of building high voltage lines in Puerto Rico.
This was the 85th year for the CIAPR convention, and Sargent & Lundy’s first year as a participating sponsor. The firm’s sponsorship supported a golf outing and energy module at the event, as well as a booth for the Ex Alumni Office of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez.
“The 2023 Expo Convention was an extraordinary and successful event thanks to Sargent & Lundy’s generosity and continued support,” said Faustino González Quiles, CIAPR president. “Their contribution played a critical role in achieving our goals and delivering a high-level event that brought together industry leaders, experts, and participants from around the world.”
Carmen Parés from the Ex Alumni Office added: “Sargent & Lundy’s support for our booth allowed us to strengthen ties with our graduates, business leaders, and other industry members to direct important projects and aid to our students. We’re proud and grateful for their continuous support.”
Sargent & Lundy is committed to supporting the future of the energy industry by sharing leading perspectives at events, like the CIAPR conference, through speaking opportunities and networking with clients, industry professionals, and students pursuing careers in STEM fields. Follow us on LinkedIn to find out where we’ll be next.