Fully packed program at Iceland Geothermal Conference – 24-27 April 2018
The Iceland Geothermal Conference to be held 24-27 April 2018 in Reykjavik, Iceland again brings together developers, suppliers, researchers and others to share views on how to push geothermal development forward world-wide.
Taking place for the third time in Reykjavik, Iceland April 24 to 27, 2018, the Iceland Geothermal Conference again promises a fully packed program, with pre-conference workshops, an extensive conference agenda, field trips, networking events, a brokerage event, and excursions.
- Iceland Geothermal Conference 2018
- Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
- Date: April 24-27, 2018
The overall theme of the IGC is to share effective methods and to examine the best practices currently employed in geothermal projects, informing stakeholders on how to make the most out of a geothermal project, and to explore ways in which the value of a project can be increased.
Today, the IGC conference is an internationally recognized event that brings together industry leaders and policy makers.
More than 30 exhibitors are registered to showcase their work and offering in the geothermal space and participants are coming from more than 40 countries.
The conference itself is split into three main themes: vision, development and operation with more than 60 speakers covering a wealth of insight into current state of affairs of the geothermal world.
Among the key speakers this year are Gudni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, Shinichi Kitaoka, President of JICA, Christiana Figures, Executive Secretary United Nations Framework on Climate Change and many more exciting speakers from a variety of backgrounds and countries.
The themes of the event carry through the incredible series of presentations by industry representatives that promise an exciting and informative conference.
The event is supported strongly by the Icelandic geothermal sector and partners to the event are the World Bank Group, Iceland’s Ministry of Industry and Innovation, and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.
Exciting field trips are offered on the second day of the conference, taking participants to the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant, provide a tour around the “Hot Springs Capital of the World” and around the Reykjanes Peninsula with an emphasis on geology and nature.
The conference has though also a wider goal namely to raise raise awareness of geothermal energy as one of the main renewable energy solutions. More importantly, it aims to serve as a platform upon which world leaders and professionals can come together and address the urgent, business-related topics. Despite the opportunities for geothermal to contribute to energy transformation and to aid the international community in reaching climate change commitments, sector growth has been slow.
Few places in the world can provide access to six geothermal power plants with different installation and turbine setups, the geothermal fields, exciting new technology development, showcase various direct utilisation options, and also exhibit the interaction between geothermal and other industries such as fuel cell technologies.
The Icelandic organizers are looking forward to welcome you at the Iceland Geothermal Conference 2018 in Reykjavik.
Early-bird registration options are available until 15 February 2018.
Details available via:
- Event website: http://www.igc.is/
- Program overview: http://www.igc.is/program-igc-2018/
- Field Trips: http://www.igc.is/field-trips/
ThinkGeoEnergy is a media partner of the event.