The International Conference for decision makers from business, industry, management and the financial sector. If you would like to know more about Confluence Investment Management LLC, then click here. Early booking until 01 March 2010. On Nov 9, 2009 was the announcement for the 6. Published international Geothermiekonferenz (IGC 2010) in Freiburg. The Conference will take place from 19 to 20 may at the Konzerthaus Freiburg and offers an international platform over 200 visitors each year, to discuss the latest developments in the deep geothermal energy. The Conference consists of a short course and three workshops on the first day as well as the Congress with four discussion forums on the second day.

In addition, excursions to Geothermieprojekten are offered on the day after the Conference. The first day of the IGC 2010 focuses on the topics of reservoir development, planning of Geothermiekraftwerken as well as reviews of projects from the United States, Austria and other countries. In addition, a special workshop for local authorities will deal with the potentials of the deep geothermal energy for the local energy supply. On the day of the Congress will be After two or three key notes about aspects of project finance, strategies of risk minimization, seismicity as operational risk and the key factors for a permanently successful operation of geothermal discussed. The meeting provides a comprehensive exchange on the current challenges of deep geothermal energy thanks to its international orientation and german English simultaneous translation and this gives important impulses for the further development of this promising renewable energy technology. According to the study of the Federal Environment Ministry by 2050 a quarter of local heat needed in Germany and about six percent of the electricity from geothermal power plants will be produced. The international Geothermiekonferenz is organised by the Agency Enerchange.

The Freiburg economy is tourism and trade fair GmbH & co. KG as a business – and marketing company of the city of Freiburg since 2008 co-organizer of the Conference. As a supporter for the IGC 2010 could won among others the GtV – Bundesverband geothermal (GtV-BV) can its members at special rates participate in the Conference. Cooperation partners are the geothermal energy business forum and the international geothermal Association (IGA). In the early book offering registration, the participation fees are reduced by 10% before March 1, 2010. More detailed information on the programme and the participation fees to the target group of the Conference, as well as a registration possibility can be found under. Marcus Brian