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22. Mar - 14:32 Iceland Geothermal Conference spreads green energy industry message

The recent Iceland Geothermal Conference, which took place between 5th and 8th March 2013 in Reykjavík, has helped carry a positive message for the possibilities within the green energy industry, according to various reviews posted online. Roughly 600 participants, delegates, and exhibitors attended the conference to discuss changes and forward thinking within the energy industry, with 55 presentations given by global figureheads within the industry.

27. febrúar - 07:05 Iceland Geothermal Conference gears up for 2013 geothermal energy event

Representatives at IGC, Iceland Geothermal Conference, are gearing up for the 2013 international geothermal energy event, taking place between 5th and 8th March 2013, with over 300 confirmed participants from 24 countries.The 2013-edition of the energy conference is set to feature 54 lectures spread out over four days, with focus on the three main phases of the geothermal value chain. These will include the scientific elements of geothermal-drilling; the exploration phase; and the utilisation phase with reference to the resources in Iceland

20. febrúar - 14:49 Össur Skarphéðinsson to give opening speech at Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

Össur Skarphéðinsson, Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, will be giving an opening speech at the upcoming international geothermal energy conference, Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013 (IGC 2013). This year’s IGC event will be held at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland, between 5th and 8th March 2013. IGC 2013 is a place for utilities, investors, vendors, regulators, and government bodies to take an in-depth look at the major steps in geothermal projects.

15. febrúar - 16:33 Gunther Oettinger announced as keynote for Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

The European Commissioner for Energy, Gunther Oettinger, has been announced as a keynote for the upcoming international geothermal energy conference, Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013. Gunther Oettinger was appointed as the European Commissioner for Energy in 2010, and is responsible for the European Union’s energy policy, as well as issues related to nuclear power and carbon emissions. Oettinger will be giving a keynote alongside a number of high-profile speakers, including Thomas DeLeo, Sithe Global;

09. febrúar - 13:35 Dr. Jefferson Tester appointed keynote for Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

Dr. Jefferson Tester, the Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems at Cornell University, has been appointed as a keynote speaker for the Iceland Geothermal Conference, IGC 2013. Dr. Tester is the Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University. He also serves as Director of the Cornell Energy Institute and Associate Director for Energy in the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.

09. febrúar - 13:31 Iceland Geothermal Conference announces new speakers for 2013 event

The upcoming Iceland Geothermal Conference, IGC 2013, has recently announced a range of new speakers, including Thomas DeLeo, Sithe Global; Jay Nathwani, U.S. Department of Energy; Dr. Silas Masinde Simiyu, GDC; and a keynote from Professor Jefferson W. Tester, Cornell University.Thomas DeLeo is the Chief Operating Officer of Sithe Global, with over 25 years’ experience combined in the fields of power development and generation. He has overseen the development and financial closing of the Bujagali project,

23. janúar - 15:53 Sri Mulyani Indrawati to give keynote at Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

It has been announced that Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, the Managing Director of the World Bank, will be giving a keynote speech at the first Iceland Geothermal Conference, IGC 2013, taking place at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík, March 5-8. Sri Mulyani Indrawati joined the World Bank in June 2010, where she is responsible for the Bank’s operations in Africa, East Asia & the Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, the Middle East & North Africa and South Asia.

23. janúar - 15:52 Geothermal energy business exhibition to take place at Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

The upcoming Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013 is set to hold a geothermal energy business exhibition, giving participants an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas.Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013, to be held at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland, between 5th and 8th March 2013, will be the place to meet for utilities, investors, vendors, regulators, and government bodies to take an in depth look at the major steps in geothermal projects.  This year...

23. janúar - 15:50 Dr. Roland Horne President of IGA speaking at IGC 2013

We are proud to inform that the president of the International Geothermal Association, Prof. Roland N. Horne, has been announced to speak at the Iceland Geothermal energy conference, IGC 2013, taking place at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík between 5th – 8th March 2013. Prof. Horne, who for decades been an influential figure within the field of both geothermal and petroleum energy research, will share his insight into the world of geothermal exploration at next year’s Iceland Geothermal Conference. Prof. Horne is the President of the International Geothermal Association,

09. janúar - 17:33 International Conference Focusing on Geothermal Energy Value Chain to Be Held in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - Popular international energy conference, Iceland Geothermal Conference, is this year set to focus on the geothermal value chain, and offers a hands-on experience covering the three-main phases of geothermal energy development.The event will comprise of 54 lectures spread out over four days, as well as field trips to selected geothermal areas close to Reykjavik.
 

07. janúar - 12:02 Iceland Geothermal Conference recaps this year’s developments

As the Iceland Geothermal Conference (IGC) gears up for the 2013 edition of its biannual geothermal energy conference, organiser Rósbjörg Jónsdóttir recaps the significant developments of the event’s planning throughout 2012. September saw the announcement of the President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, was named as the patron of the conference, as well as the conference’s participation at the GRC’s 36th Annual Meeting, held in Reno, Nevada, U.S.

07. des - 13:29 Early bird tickets for Iceland Geothermal Conference still available

Early bird tickets for the Iceland Geothermal Conference (IGC 2013), set to take place at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavik between 5th – 8th March, are still available at a special discount price until 7th December 2012. The overall theme of the Iceland Geothermal Conference is to share effective exploration methods, learn how to maximise the utilisation of geothermal energy from veterans, and explore ways to realise geothermal projects with less risk and higher profitability.

27. Nov - 12:30 Dr Mike Allen from New Zealand will be speaking at the IGC 2013

Dr Mike Allen, executive director of the Geothermal New Zealand initiative, is among those who will be speaking at the Iceland Geothermal energy conference, IGC 2013, an international event set to take place at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík between 5th – 8th March next  year. Mike has spent over 25 years with GENZL involved in the geothermal industry undertaking project developments in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Mediterranean.

26. Nov - 17:29 IGC pleased to announce Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson as conference patron for 2013

Iceland Geothermal Conference is pleased to announce that the President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has been confirmed as the conference patron for the 2013 event. The main focus of the 2013 Iceland Geothermal Conference will be regarding effective exploration methods; how to maximise the utilisation of geothermal energy from veterans, and ways to realise geothermal projects with less risk and higher profitability.

26. Nov - 17:24 IGC 2013 promoted at the GRC´s 36th annual meeting in Reno

Rósbjörg Jónsdóttir, organiser for the Iceland Geothermal Conference, will be in attendance at GRC’s 36th Annual Meeting, held between 30th September until 3rd October, in order to help promote and raise awareness for the energy conference. As part of the Annual Meeting, Jónsdóttir and her team will be helping to gather sponsors and key-persons within the energy industry in order to inform them on the energy possibilities which Iceland holds, as well as the research, exploration, and development opportunities.

The Geothermal Value Chain

IGC 2013, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson President of Iceland from Gekon on Vimeo.

We are proud to share with you that the Iceland Geothermal Conference, which took place between 5thand 8th March 2013 in Reykjavík, has helped carry a positive message for the possibilities within the green energy industry, according to various reviews posted online.

Roughly 600 participants, delegates, and exhibitors attended the conference to discuss changes and forward thinking within the energy industry, with 55 presentations given by global figureheads within the industry.

The closing presentation was made by President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who briefed the challenges posed by global warming and his vision of how Iceland’s green economy can serve as a model to the rest of the world, which has been described as a world-class leader in the use and development of geothermal technologies. His presentation can be seen here above.

We welcome you to the next Iceland Geothermal Conferencetaking place in April 2016; a short preview for the next event can be seen,  don´t miss it next time: : video .

Testimonials:

"It was a unique experience to meet right people work for various aspects of geothermal business and technologies. Occasional hard snow storm welcomed us, revealing the power of geothermal heating systems in Reykjavik."

Dr. Kasumi Yasukawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan


"Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013 is the best organised business conference I have attended to in Iceland"

Mr. Höskuldur Ólafsson, CEO of Arion Bank, Iceland