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6th African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo), Addis Ababa, Oct.1-Nov 7, 2016

Aluto Langano geothermal plant, Ethiopia (source: UNEP, ARGeo)
Alexander Richter 5 May 2016

The 6th African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo) will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 31- November 7, 2016.

The Government of Ethiopia takes the pleasure to host and organise the Sixth African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo-C6) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), African Union Commission (AUC) and IGA East Africa Regional Branch (EARB).

UNEP on behalf of the Government of Ethiopia now invites to the ARGeo-C6 conference that will be held at UNCC, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, from 31st Oct to 7th Nov 2016.

The aim of this biennial conference is to promote regional cooperation, create an information exchange platform on the exploration, development, investment and utilisation of the geothermal resources in the region and elsewhere in the world.

The conference is sponsored by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, KfW, BGR, US Power Africa and other partners. It is being organize under the auspices of the UNEP ARGeo Programme as one of its biennial geothermal conferences.

It will be held at the UN Conference Center, Addis Ababa- Ethiopia.

The main conference will be held from Nov. 2-4, 2016. Parallel geothermal pre-conference short courses will be held Oct. 31 öNov. 1, 2016. Two post-conference field trips to Aluti and Tendaho geothermal fields will be held on November 5-6 and November 5-7, 2016.

The conference will feature an exhibition and provide ample business networking opportunities with lead personalities and institutions in the geothermal sector from Africa and the rest of the world.

For more details see the website link below.

Conference website

Conference 2nd Circular