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Updated: Program for IEA Baltic Sea Geothermal Symposium, 13 Feb. 2019

Messe Offenburg, Germany (source: Messe Offenburg)
Alexander Richter 4 Feb 2019

The Baltic Sea Symposium by IEA and IGA will take place 13 February 2019 in Offenburg/ Germany ahead of the GeoTHERM expo & congress, featuring an interesting regional overview on geothermal ambitions in the Baltic region.

The Baltic Sea Symposium, highlighting the current status of geothermal ambitions in the Baltic region has now released its preliminary program. The event is organised by IEA Geothermal and the International Geothermal Association (IGA).

The event takes place, the day ahead of the GeoTHERM expo & congress in Offenburg/ Germany, which takes place 14-15 February 2019.

Wednesday, 13th of February 2019 Venue: GeoTHERM Offenburg, Oberrheinhalle

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 Welcome and Introduction

10:00 – 10:10 Marco Steffens, Lord Mayor of Offenburg – Words of Welcome

10:10 – 10.25 Dr. Lothar Wissing Chairman IEA Geothermal – Overview of IEA activities and aspects for geothermal heat application

10:25 – 10:40 Alexander Richter, President International Geothermal Association IGA – Overview about IGA Activities

10:40 – 10:55 Gurbuz Gonul, Acting Director, Country Support and Partnerships, IRENA, Global Geothermal Alliance: Fostering Global Partnership for Geothermal Energy

10:55 – 11.20 Prof. Dr. Inga Moeck, Board Member of Geothermal Association Germany (BVG), Director LIAG, Germany Country Presentation

11:20 – 11:40  Coffee break

11:40 – 12:00  Lene Fenger Clausen, Chief Advisor, Centre for Energy Resources, Denmark, Bring geothermal energy into Play in Denmark: Challenges and opportunities

12:00 – 12:20 Thor Erik Musæus CEO, Rock Energy AS, Oslo, Norway Country Presentation

12:20 – 12:40 Teppo Arola, Ph.D., Chief Expert Geoenergy, Geological Survey of Finland, Geothermal Energy in Finland – state of the art

12:40 – 13:00 Tero Saano, St1 Deep Heat Oy, Finland Production Manager, First Deep Geothermal project in Scandinavia

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:20 Christine Croeniger, Stadtwerke Muenchen GmbH SWM Geothermal Business Development, Geothermal District Heating in Muenchen

14:20 – 14:40 Prof. Dr. Beata Kepinska Polish Geothermal Society President, Poland Country Presentation

14:40 – 15:00 Zygimantas Palaitis, Lithuanian Geothermal Association, Lithuania Country Presentation

15:00 – 15:20 Dr. Gerhard Schwarz, Assoc.Prof.(UU), State Geophysicist, Geological Survey of Sweden, Geothermal Applications in Sweden

15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:00 Prof. Dr. Rolf Bracke, International Geothermal Centre Bochum GZB Director, From Coal Mining to Heat Mining

16:00 – 16:20 Victor Gornov, Insolar-invest, Director of project design department, Russia Country Presentation

16:20 – 16:40 Hjalti Pall Ingolfsson, GEORG – Geothermal Research Cluster Operational Manager, GEOTHERMICA

16:40 – 16:50 CONCLUSION

16:50 – 17:00 Introduction of Workover-Rig EBIMA by Max Streicher Anlagentechnik

17:00 – 18:00 Outdoor Demonstration of Innovative Mobile Workover-Rig EBIMA by Stadtwerke Muenchen SWM and MAX STREICHER Anlagentechnik

18:00 – 21:00 Get-Together

Program (Updated, 4 February 2019)

Event Details & Registration