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GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

Geothermal: A Global Solution

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Final Program (PDF)                  Activites Overview (PDF)

There are several ways to register for the GRC Annual Meeting:

Finding the Hot Stuff in Oregon 
The Geothermal Discovery Well Drilled by Davenport Resources on the Flank of Newberry Volcano

[September/October 2014 Bulletin]
by Al Waibel

Geothermal Oregon 101-Myths, Hot Springs, Geology, Projects

[July/August2014 Bulletin]
by Susan Fox Hodgson

News Releases

Winners of the 2014 Geothermal Photo Contest Announced (PDF) (September 22)

Geothermal Awards Announced (PDF) (September 4)

Deadline for Geothermal Resources Council 2014 Amateur Photo Contest is This Weekend (PDF) (August 29)

Hotel Room Discount Deadline for Major Geothermal Event Is Next Week (PDF) (August 27)

Early Bird Registration Deadline for GRC Annual Meeting is This Week (PDF) (August 25)

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (July 16)

Speakers Announced for Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (July 14)

Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (June 4)

GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo To Convene World’s Largest Geothermal Industry Gathering (PDF) (May 29)

Workshops and Field Trips Announced for Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (May 23)

The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal (PDF) (March 31)

Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (March 10)

The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2014 Amateur Photo Contest (PDF) (January 29)

Photos from the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 29- October 2, 2013.

More photos from the geothermal energy event of the year!

U.S. Reporting Methodologies for Geothermal Energy Workshop

(DOE Geothermal Technologies Office)

Sunday, September 28 from 1:00 to 5:00pm                      Oregon Convention Center - Room A105

The DOE Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) would like to invite you to participate in the GRC Pre-Meeting Workshop: U.S. Reporting Methodologies for Geothermal Energy.

The GTO is seeking individuals in the geothermal community who are interested in participating in a discussion regarding the terminology and approaches used to characterize geothermal resources in the U.S.

More information & Register.......

Geothermal Young Professionals Dinner

Monday September 29, 6pm - 9pm

Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub in Portland, Oregon
112 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Who Should Attend: Students or young professionals working in the geothermal industry. For more information or to sign up, please contact Daniel Fleischmann at daniel.fleischmann@enel.com

2nd Annual Women in Geothermal (WinG) Reception

Tuesday, September 30, 5pm - 7pm

Co-Sponsored by Calpine and Ormat

Urban Farmer (2 blocks from Hilton)
8th Floor, 525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204

The primary objective of WinG is to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women in the geothermal community. We invite and encourage both women and men in geothermal to join us to network and discuss WinG's mission and activities moving forward.

Note: Free event. You do not need to be registered for the GRC/GEA Event to attend this reception. However, bring your wallets just in case the tab runs out!

Canadian B2B Networking Reception

Wednesday October 1, 5pm - 7pm

Doubletree Hotel, Portland, USA                 Room: Mt. Hood

Join the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) for a unique evening highlighting Canadian geothermal opportunities, technology, and expertise at our premier business to business networking session. All attendees of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo and local CleanTech companies/investors are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $25 CAD in advance and includes appetizers and an optional cash bar.      More Information....              Register....


Parking at the Oregon Convention Center.....

RV Motocoach Parking near the Convention Center and in Downton Portland (PDF)

Thanks to our 2014 GRC Annual Meeting Sponsors

Ethos Energy

Gold Sponsor


Ormat Technologies

Neck Wallets & WinG Reception

GEO Drilling Fluids

Bronze Sponsor

Bakersfield Pipe & Supply

Opening Session Coffee Break

WinG Reception

Power Engineers

Opening Reception Sponsor

Preliminary List of Attendees

Atlas Copco

Literature in delegate bag

Capuano Engineering Company

General Contribution


Audio Video Sponsor for Tuesday

Your Name Here

Springer Publishing

Student Poster Competition

General Contribution

Cleantech Law Partners


The Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)

General Contribution



Northwest Environmental Business Council



Think GeoEnergy


Navigant Research


Piensa en Geotermia


Need Childcare in Portland While at the Annual Meeting?

A+ Child Care to You, Inc.
Contact: Amie Pico
Phone: (971) 255-0440
Email: apluschildcaretoyou@hotmail.com
Website: www.apchildcare.com
Let us come to you! A+ Child Care to You is committed to providing a safe and engaging environment for children on-site at your home or business! We are qualified as Eco-Healthy Child Care provider. Eco-Healthy Child Care is a national program that ensures child care settings are as happy, healthy, safe and green as possible by reducing children's exposure to toxics. Throughout Multnomah County we refer highly qualified child care providers, supply age appropriate activities, crafts and games at events such as weddings, conferences, business meetings, holiday parties and more. At events, the host or the family provides the room, tables, chairs and food. We also offer on-call, temporary child care provider referrals on an individual basis.

Creative Childcare Solutions, Inc.
Portland, OR
Contact: Michelle Davenport
Phone: 503.518.2274
Email: michelle@munchkincare.com
Website: www.munchkincare.com
At Creative Childcare Solutions, we believe children should be allowed to be children — not act like "little adults.” That's why we offer on-site childcare for your special event or your out-of-town hotel guests. We go wherever you are. Creative Childcare Solutions will customize each special event to meet your unique needs. We provide safe, fun care for children of all ages and group sizes: from one child in a hotel room to several hundred children at a corporate picnic. We provide everything from toys to baby equipment. We send you only qualified caregivers (au pair, nanny’s) who bring with them many years of childcare expertise, CPR and First Aid Certification, and an element of fun and professionalism. No teenage babysitters!

WeVillage - Drop 'n Go Childcare
424 N.W. 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209-2904
Contact: Karen Beninati
Phone: (503) 935-5590
Email: karen@wevillage.com
Website: www.wevillage.com
WeVillage is a safe, fun and happy place away from home. So, whether your children spend an hour a month with us or 25 hours a week, they will leave with some new tidbit of knowledge that bolsters what they are learning in school or home. Of course, they'll leave with a big 'ol smile too.