CANADIAN GEOTHERMAL SUMMIT 2020

Commercialization and research of Canada's vast geothermal resources
 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2020

Inaugural Canadian Geothermal Summit

SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2020

 
Two Days of Powerful Talks
One Day of Short Courses

Round table discussions

Industry Panels 

Networking Opportunites

Student Presentation Sessions 

This conference is a multidisciplinary meeting dedicated to sharing knowledge into the development of geothermal resources in Canada and the export of Canadian geothermal expertise to global markets. Topics will include: Geology, engineering, policy, regulation, economics, social license issues. We are soliciting participation from both the public and private sectors including government officials, oil and gas industry, geothermal developers, consultants, academics and non-government agencies. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

OUR LIST IS GROWING... TUNE BACK IN SOON

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Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) University of Nevada, Reno

NBMG Director/State Geologist/Professor

JAMES FAULDS

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University of Alberta

Event Host & MC

Director of the University of Alberta's Future Energy systems Geothermal Theme

JONATHAN BANKS

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Technical University of Darmstadt Institute for Applied Geosciences & Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Professor and Scientist

EVA SCHILL

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University of Alberta Chemical and Materials Engineering & School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management

Assistant Professor 

LIANNE LEFSRUD

Why Attend?

Access to the latest geothermal development research and industry project updates

  • We will address the practical, technical, regulatory and economic issues related to the commercialization of Canada's vast geothermal resources.

  • Participants will have the opportunities to learn about cutting edge geothermal production technology, cost and risk-reducing practices, ongoing regulatory development, state-of-the-art research and development related to geothermal development and the role of free prior and informed consent among First Nations partners.

  • We will share knowledge about the development of geothermal resources in Canada, the export of Canadian geothermal expertise to global markets, and international investment and involvement opportunities in the Canadian geothermal marketplace. 

  • Topics will include western sedimentary basin geology, modeling of geothermal resources and energy flow, environmental and energy regulation, enhancing conversions of oil and gas wells, support of entrepreneurs to create a value-added industry, economics of oil well conversions, royalty structure, reclamation and remediation and working with first nations communities, and other landowners.

  • We are soliciting participation from both the public and private sectors including government officials, oil and gas industry, geothermal developers, consultants, academics and non-government agencies.
     

Excellent networking opportunities with others who attend the conference

  • A two-day international event that will bring together both the public and private sectors including government officials, oil and gas industry, geothermal developers, consultants, geologists, engineers, municipalities, academics, students, and non-government agencies.

  • The venue, sessions, breaks and conference events will be structured to optimize networking opportunities.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Are you interested in sponsoring an event in 2020?

CGS Sponsorship opportunities are now available!

READY FOR THE BIGGEST CANADIAN GEOTHERMAL EVENT OF THE YEAR? 

"Edmonton is a vibrant urban centre in the heart of the wilderness, the largest northernmost metropolis, and the capital of Alberta, Canada. Experience what 18 hours of sunlight a day feels like in the summer, or how the first snowfall transforms the river valley in winter. No matter the season, Edmonton is made for exploring. " from our friends at Explore Edmonton

ABOUT EDMONTON

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated 11:15 AM (MST)  March 12, 2020
The preparation for the Canadian Geothermal Summit 2020 (CGS) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is ongoing.  The organizers are closely monitoring the developing situation with regard to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and its implications. We encourage you to follow official guidelines and instructions in your respective countries and watch this space regularly for more information regarding CGS 2020. 

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CONTACT US

2-08 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

T6E 1A8

INFO@CGSUMMIT2020.COM

 Conference hosted by: UAlberta Geothermal Research Group 

www.geothermics.ca
 

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