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As an international association the GRC hosts events at the GRC Annual Meeting especially for our colleagues in the global geothermal energy industry looking for the latest information on geothermal energy developments around the world.

GRC International Luncheon

Monday October 15 

Room: Tuscany 1-2         Cost: Free with full conference registration
12 Noon - 1:30pm
      Seating is Limited

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The tenth annual International Luncheon will bring together experts from around the world with U.S. private and public sector stakeholders to discuss geothermal energy developments in developing markets. Attendees will be able to meet and greet these experts, and explore partnership opportunities.

  • International Geothermal Development: New Financing Opportunity in Mexico
    Jose Antonio Urteaga Dufour - Senior Specialist - Inter-American Development Bank
  • Results of Chile’s Geothermal Round Table 2018: Implications for Other Developing Markets
    Gonzalo Torres – President of Energy Creative Solutions, Inc. and Chairman of the Geothermal Council of Chile.

Schedule subject to change.

GRC International Session

Monday October 15 

Room:  Naples 7                                          Cost: Free with full conference registration
1:30pm - 5:20pm

Experts from around the world present the latest geothermal energy developments in regional markets: Australasia, Indonesia, Japan, Africa, Middle East, Iceland, South America, Central America and North America.

Featured Speakers: (as of September 28:

    • Austral/Asia Region –Innovation Down-under, Andrea Blair - GNS 
    • Africa: An Update on the Region, Peter Omenda, President, African Geothermal Assoc.
    • Japan – Renewed Emphasis, Kasumi Yasukawa, Research Manager, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
    •  Iceland: Update on Domestic and International Development, Ólafur G. Flóvenz – Director of ISOR
    • Canada- Renewable Developments, Catherine Hickson, President, Geothermal Canada
    • Europe Region – Expanding generation (1 GW of installed capacity), Tevfik Kaya, GeothermEx/Schlumberger
    • Central America Region – Added Generation and Future Plans, Salvador Espindola – Grupo ENAL
    • Geothermal Projects in Taiwan, Sheng-Rong Song- Professor, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University
    • Update on South East Asia, Kevin R. Beavers - Senior Vice President of Aboitiz Power
Schedule subject to change.

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