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7th African Rift Geothermal Conference, Rwanda 2018 – First Call for Papers

Group Picture of Short Course participants and facilitators ARGeo 2016, Addis Ababa (source: ARGeo)
Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 22 Aug 2017

The 7th African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo C-7) will be hosted in Rwanda, Oct. 29- Nov. 4, 2018 and the organizers have now issued a call for papers.

The Government of the Republic of Rwanda will host the Seventh African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo-C7) in partnership with UN Environment, Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland, Directorate for International Development Cooperation (MFA-ICEIDA), The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), Geothermal Training Programme of the United Nations University (UNU-GTP), African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Regional Branch (ARB) of the International Geothermal Association (IGA).

The conference will be held at the Kigali Convention Center in Kigali, Rwanda from 29 October – 4 November 2018.

The Conference consists of:

  • The Short Course: 29-30 October 2018:
  • The Main Conference: 31 October – 02 November 2018:
  • The Field Trip: 03-04 November 2018:

Kindly find the First Announcement and Call for papers for the ARGeo-C7 linked to below for your ease of reference. Please send your abstracts to info@theargeo.org and the contacts provided therein.  Submission deadline is 28th February 2018.

Conference Flyer (PDF)