Article - 02.05.2018

Iceland Geothermal Conference 2018

Today, April 24, 2018 the Iceland Geothermal Conference 2018 (IGC 2018) will start in Harpa Conference center in Reykjavik. The conference offers an in-depth discussion of the barriers that hinder development tof the geotherm sector and how to overcome them. The event is a conference and exhibition from the 24th – 26th of April. The conference has 80 speakers from 40 countries in 18 sessions. Among those are two from Mannvit’s geothermal experts, Dr. Ari Ingimundarson who will be speaking on Overview of Risk Mitigation - Success Stories in the Development session B3 in Silfurberg B hall between 11:00-12:30. Mr. Sigurður St. Arnalds is speaking on behalf of the GSAP Team on Geothermal Sustainability Assessment Protocol. Mr. Arnalds is the Moderator and Project Manager for a Working Group from the Icelandic geothermal sector, working on adoption and transformation of the HSAP to application for geothermal projects and plants, GSAP. His talk is in the Vision session A2 in Silfurberg A hall between 08:30-10:30.

Taking part in the event are industry leaders, country representatives, international organization and five development banks. More than 10 project updates will giving insight into project development all over the world. Mannvit also has booth #11 at the event, where we welcome delegates to join us in a discussion on project development.

Past IGC conferences have been a success, with roughly 700 participants on average. IGC is a nonprofit event sponsored by the Iceland Geothermal Cluster Initiative. The conference was set up as an international platform for the geothermal industry and project developers, to gather and share views on how to improve the business environment for geothermal projects.

Click here to download the conference brochure or go the conference website.