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European Geothermal Workshop 2019

Characterization of Deep Geothermal Systems

9-10 October 2019, KIT, Karlsruhe

This workshop aims at discussing new approaches, methods or data in the fields of deep geothermal reservoirs for energy exploitation, with a strong focus on on-going research. It proposes a platform of scientific exchange, especially between PhD students and scientists.

Topics covered

  • Assessment of Geothermal Resources
  • Exploration of Geothermal Reservoirs
  • Constructing Geothermal Wells
  • Resource Development
  • Energy Conversion Systems
  • Operation of Geothermal Systems
  • Sustainability, Environment and Regulatory Framework
  • Computing and Data Management, Machine Learning

Confirmed keynote speakers

  • Prof. Dr. Joseph Moore (Uni. of Utah) - FORGE Project

  • Prof. em. Dr. Ladislaus Rybach (ETH Zurich) - Sustainability of Geothermal Systems

  • Prof. Dr. Inga Berre (Uni. of Bergen) - Identification of governing dynamics in geothermal reservoirs by mathematical and numerical modelling

  • Dr. Corinna Abesser (BGS) - A new mine water geothermal research facility: the UK Geoenergy Observatory in Glasgow, Scotland

Side events

  • Geothermal site visit: The Pfalzwerke geofuture GmbH invite us to visit their Insheim (Palatinate) EGS power plant on Friday morning, 11th October

Important dates

Workshop sessions

  • Keynote lectures: Experienced scientists will discuss up-to-date practices, current research aspects or last state-of-the-art in specific topics relevant to the workshop. Discussion will follow.
  • Oral sessions: Speakers are invited to present their on-going work during a 12-minutes talk and a 3-minutes discussion.
  • Poster sessions: Posters can be seen and discussed all over the workshop and during specific dedicated time periods. At the end of the workshop, prizes for the best posters will be awarded.


Details: https://indico.scc.kit.edu/event/343/

Contact: EGW2019@agw.kit.edu