The organizing committee of European Geothermal PhD Days (EGPD)-2020 is excited to announce the 11th EGPD, which is going to be held for the first time in Turkey, with the hospitability of Pamukkale University in Denizli, Western Turkey.

The event will take place on 24th to 26th of February 2020 at the Geothermal Application and Research Center of the Pamukkale University. We are pleased to host EGPD in this district of Turkey where geothermal energy has been utilized in different ways since ancient times.

The Turkish geothermal energy market has seen an incredible growth in the last 10 years. The market continues to be one of the hottest geothermal markets in the world with its 1498 MWe installed capacity. During the organization, Turkey, a member of 1 GW Country Club, as host country will be our address to observe the reflections of industrial growth on academic studies, as well.

This year, we offer a unique chance to the participants to see the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Hierapolis-Pamukkale’ and an engineering excellence-awarded-geothermal power plant owned by Zorlu Energy.

EGPD is an organization which has proven its importance in a decade following its establishment. The three-day event traditionally starts with the oral presentations of key note speakers, introductions of each participant with 2 to 3 minutes of talk and poster sessions. It continues with an off-campus excursion to a geothermal energy related site on the last day. We are looking forward your valuable participation!

All participants must submit an abstract and present their projects as posters during the conference. You are welcome to register and submit the abstracts for your posters through the form on our website (http://www.pau.edu.tr/egpd2020/en ). If you have any questions or need any assistance, you can contact us at egpd2020@pau.edu.tr.

Looking forward to meeting you there!

In May 2020, the GFZ will host the Cermak7 conference:

7th International Meeting on Heat Flow and the Geothermal Field
May 12-14, 2020 in Potsdam, Germany

The meeting, which is organized under the auspices of the International Heat Flow Commission (IHFC: ihfc-iugg.org) both as conference and workshop, provides a unique opportunity for researchers, students and industry experts to discuss recent results and developments in heat-flow determination and interpretation, experimental petrophysics, geothermal exploration and lithosphere studies.

On behalf of the local organization committee and the International Heat Flow Commission (IHFC), we are pleased to invite you to the Cermak7 conference.

The registration is open now and limited to 70 participants. You are cordially invited to register and to submit abstracts.

Please check the website:
http://cermak7.ihfc-iugg.org
for detailed information.

Surrounded by forests and lakes and rich in historical castles and cultural attractions, Potsdam is looking forward to welcoming you to the Cermak7 meeting in May 2020!

On behalf of the local organization committee,
Sven Fuchs, Ben Norden, Andrea Förster, Sascha Brune, Angela Spalek, Birgit Schöbel

Questions to: cermak7@gfz-potsdam.de

The final conference of GEMex will serve as a platform to present and discuss results from the projects and to learn about other researches and projects related to the topics of superhot geothermal sources (SHGS) and hot EGS. Contributions are encouraged and welcome addressing any of the aspects associated with the investigation, development and/or exploitation of such geothermal resources in any part of the world.

Event admission is free of charge. For registration to the GEMex Final Conference, please register online until January 24, 2020.

Dates

  • 1st of November 2019 Conference registration and abstract submission open
  • 15th of December 2019 Abstract submission closes
  • 17th of January 2020 Notification of accepted authors (fast-track notification for non-European submissions)
  • 24th of January 2020 Registration closes

More info on this event Final Conference 18-19/02/2020 – Potsdam (GER) here

Calling All Geothermal Musicians And Music Lovers: Prepare yourselves for the WING Battle of the Bands at WGC 2020

WING members Atli Björn Þorbjörnsson and Ann Robertson-Tait invite you to show off your musical talents at the WING Battle of the Bands, which will be held at on Thursday evening (30 April 2020) in Reykjavik.  We know that there are many geothermal people who are into music and like to perform.  Therefore, we humbly request that you

PREPARE FOR BATTLE IN REYKJAVIK!

Because we know it’s difficult to travel with lots of music gear, Atli came up with some great ideas to simplify the process and maximize participation.  Atli and his band Black Box will organize and provide the following to make it easier for you to join the fun:

  • A great venue for this momentous event (Atli is evaluating 3 options at the moment)
  • Amplifiers for guitars, keyboards etc.
  • Instruments that you can “borrow” (temporarily), including guitars, basses, keyboards and drums
  • Mic stands and microphones
  • Black Box, which will be the “house band” for this event
  • Volunteering all or part of Black Box to support your performance – for example:
    • If you are a singer, just bring yourself and your mic (or use one of Atli’s)
    • If you have some instruments but not all, Black Box can fill the gaps
    • If you just play one instrument, you can sub yourself into Black Box

Let’s maximize the number of people and bands that get up on stage and ROCK THE HOUSE! There is no requirement to ONLY play rock music – we welcome all musical styles – just DO YOUR THING, whatever it is!

Here are your next steps:

  • Rehearse – Either on your own or together with your musical friends/band members, get some tunes together and decide what you’d like to perform.
  • Ask for what you need – Don’t be shy – tell Atli what support you need (gear, musicians, etc.) and what songs you’d like to play so Black Box can be ready for your performance.
  • Spread the word – We are expecting maximum fun at this event, so the more the merrier!
  • Prepare to dance – We are certain that you will want to kick up your heels after 4 days of technical sessions and networking, so bring your dancing shoes!
  • Contact us today – We are here to answer your questions: atli@axlaw.is | ann1@slb.com

GET READY FOR A FANTASTIC SHOWAT THE WING BATTLE OF THE BANDS!

4th Annual Power Tech Africa 2020 is a 2-day program that is being hosted on 30th – 31st January 2020 inNairobi, Kenya. This conference-cum-exhibition focuses on the future of Renewable Energy in Africa with further discussions about electrification in Kenya, Digitization in the power sector, future of Energy Storage and Supply chain challenges in executing Renewable Energy projects in Africa. It also discusses the potential for geothermal energy Sector in Uganda with renewable energy’s role in Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana & Kenya. It’s a platform to discuss and debate best practices which can be instrumental in developing the energy sector in the region. This program will witness about 100 global companies in renewable energy sector displaying their key innovations and game changing products.

The focus of the program will be on the following topics:

  • Identifying the potential of renewable sources in the Sub-Saharan Regions – Wind, Solar, Tidal Wave, Geothermal, Gas
  • Implementation of Smart Grid / Off–Grid technology projects using renewable energy for better and reliable power transmission
  • Sources of capitalizing renewable power projects & Exploring Foreign Direct Investment policies for better project implementation
  • Hybrid Energy System : Spurting opportunities for energy market

 To get further details kindly send us an email to aditi@bricsaconsulting.com or contact Ms. Aditi Jain on +91 22 4880 3430

To download the conference agenda, kindly click on the below-given link:

Download Conference Agenda

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korea (MOTIE) invites you to the Korea International Renewable Energy Conference (KIREC Seoul 2019), which will take place on 23–25 October 2019 at COEX in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

The Korean government has formulated the 3rd Energy Basic Plan, the Renewable Energy 2030 Action Plan and the Hydrogen Economy Roadmap. In particular, Korea has established a goal to boost the share of renewable energy to 30~35% from its current 7% by 2040 and to increase the share of hydrogen in the final energy supply to 5% by 2040.

With its ambitious national drive for energy transition, MOTIE and SMG are hosting the 8th International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC). KIREC Seoul 2019 will provide a global platform for ministers, mayors, high-level decision makers, experts, specialists and thought leaders, as well as private sector players and civil society, to discuss and share their vision, experience and solutions to accelerate the global uptake of renewable energy.

The IGA will be there to demonstrate success stories on renewable heating and cooling, direct use of (deep) geothermal and geothermal to power. We thank our partner REN21 for their commitment to keep renewable energy as a priority of change.

http://www.kirec2019.kr/

IEA Geothermal in conjunction with Grupo ICE and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) is pleased to be putting on this Central America Geothermal Workshop. It is open to all but particularly if you are from Central or South America.

Please visit the IEA Geothermal website for further information and registration.

The climate crisis is an emergency. On Sept 20, people are joining youth-led #ClimateStrike actions in more than 150 countries worldwide demanding that leaders respond to this emergency. Join here at globalclimatestrike.net.

A New Era for the Geoscientist

15 – 16 October 2019 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The “AAPG Energy Transition Forum – A New Era for Geoscience” in Amsterdam, September 2018, brought together expert speakers and distinguished participants to discuss the Future of Energy, Sustainability, Digitalisation, and Skills and New Ways of Working. Sessions provided thought-provoking presentations and interactive breakout sessions utilising a variety of facilitation styles to maximise engagement.

For 2019, the event will build on the discussions that took place in 2018, but being reframed with a greater focus on the individual in a New Era for the Geoscientist the dilemmas that keep him or her up at night, and the skills that might help unlock future opportunities.

More information: https://energytransition.aapg.org/2019/