Date: Wednesday 19 September 2012 - Thursday 20 September 2012

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

ACI’s Global Geothermal Energy Summit 2012 is taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on the 19th – 20th September 2012. This event is the second in our line of geothermal conferences and will look into the expansion and current developments in global geothermal energy projects. Attending the conference will be leading experts from all aspects of the industry who will be sharing with us their knowledge and expertise. Join us in Reykjavik, the prime location for geothermal energy to discover, consider and discuss the pressing issues within the industry and new and existing areas of development.

Confirmed speakers

David Stefansson, Reykjavik Geothermal

Larus Eliasson, General Manager Geothermal Competence Centre, Atlas Copco Energas GmbH

James Green, Renewable Energy Practice Leader, JLT Specialty Limited

Andri Stefansson, Professor of Hydrothermal Geochemistry, University of Iceland 

Slamet Riadhy, President & Director, Pertamina Geothermal Energy

Bjarni Pálsson, Manager Power Projects Division, Landsvirkjun

Robert Emrich, Vice President Sales,  ElectraTherm Inc.

Hansruedi Fisch, Geologist, Axpo AG

Kieron Stopforth, CCS Analyst, EMEA, Bloomberg New Energy Finance   

Þorvaldur E. Sigurðsson, Managing Director, Orkuveita Reykjavikur

Alexander Richter, Founder & Principal, ThinkGeoEnergy

Jorg Uhde, Head of geothermal & member of the board: Swiss Geothermal Society, Axpo | New Energies

John McKinsey, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP

Senior Representative, Alterra Power Corp

Dr. Wolfgang Winkelbauer, Head of environmental affairs, Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz Werk Rastatt

Gus Hochschild, Alternative Energy Analyst, Mirabaud Securities LLP 

Exclusive Site Visit

Exclusive site visit to Reykjavik Energy’s Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant 

On Tuesday 18th September 2012 we will be holding a site visit to the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant. Spaces are limited to 30 and will be on a first come first serve basis. Register now to secure your space on our visit to the largest geothermal power station in the world!

Site Visit Schedule

12:45 – Depart Grand Hotel Reykjavik

13:30 – Arrive at Hellisheidi Power Station and make our way into the exhibition hall for a welcome presentation from Þorvaldur Sigurðsson, Managing Director, Orkuveita Reykjavikur and a look at the exhibition.

14:30 - Tour of the facilities begins at the main hall including the 4x45MW Mitsubishi Turbines & Generators:

15:00 – Move onto the District Heating Unit

15:30 - View a borehole blowing

16:15 – Refreshments & Networking

16:45 – Depart Hellisheidi Power Station

17:30 – Arrive Grand Hotel Reykjavik

Key topics

  • Global outlook for geothermal energy
  • Finance and investment
  • Key considerations for successful exploration
  • New developments and future technologies in geothermal exploration and production
  • High enthalpy & low enthalpy geothermal production
  • Sustainable reservoir management
  • Regulatory and legal issues
  • Global developments in geothermal energy project insurance 

Who will attend?

Senior representatives from national utility companies, technology developers and providers, geothermal project developers, energy regulators and industry analysts, legal companies, energy investors, research organisations, consultants, power production plants and drilling and exploration companies

For further information or to register your attendance contact

If you would like to register yourself and your company to attend the Global Geothermal Energy Summit 2012 or you would like to receive some more information about the event, please contact:

Justyna Korfanty

Tel: +44 207 981 2503 


Opportunities to meet your target audience

Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility through branding and networking at the conference.   For information on available sponsorship and commercial opportunities, please contact:

Maureen Ignacio

Tel: +44 207 981 2508


Sponsorship Opportunities
Confirmed Conference Venue

Grand Hotel Reykjavik

Sigtun, 38

105 Reykjavik, Iceland

Phone: +354 514 8000 


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