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GeoEnergi2017 – Geothermal Conference – 22-23 May 2017 in Bergen, Norway

Beautiful Bergen, Norway (source: flickr/ Miguel Virkkunen Carvalho, creative commons)
Parker O'Halloran 15 May 2017

The Norwegian Center for Geothermal Energy Research (CGER) would like to invite those interested to our geothermal energy conference on 22 - 23 May 2017 in Bergen.

The Norwegian Center for Geothermal Energy Research (CGER) would like to invite those interested to our geothermal energy conference on 22 – 23 May 2017 in Bergen.

GeoEnergi2017 is a central meeting place for anyone seeking to broaden their knowledge of geothermal energy in the areas of industry, research, business and management. At the conference, there will be lectures and designated times for discussion across the varying sectors. Particular attention will be focused on the emerging opportunities related to various technologies for the exploitation of geothermal energy, with an emphasis on key national players.

May 22.

The conference will begin with Guðmundur Ómar Fridleifsson, geologist and Project Manager at HS Orka of the Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP). He will discuss the latest updates from the world’s hottest geothermal well and Iceland’s deepest borehole.

Throughout the day, the conference will examine how technologies and know-how from the oil and gas industries can be implemented to the extraction of geothermal energy. The most current results of national research and development projects will be presented.

May 23

Geothermal energy as a national resource for heating and cooling solutions is the topic of the first half of the second day. Several national projects including energy storage and the sizing of heating and cooling systems as well as opportunities for different players will be presented.

The conference will be concluded with a discussion on Norway’s role in research and development of technology solutions for the extraction of geothermal energy including: What role should national players take? What support can national entities provide to best help stakeholders realize opportunities?

Conference dinner held on the afternoon and evening on 22 May.

For more information please see: Norwegian Center for Geothermal Energy Research (CGER)

Free conference fee for the first 15 bachelor / master students who sign-up. Travel and accommodations must be covered by each participant. Click here to registration for this event.

Program Committee:
Carsten F. Sørlie, Statoil – Chairman of the Program Committee
Inga Berre, UiB
Randi Ramstad, NTNU
Erlend Randeberg, IRIS
Roar Nybø, Sintef
Ranveig Bjørk, CMR