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He is Keynotes from Professor Jeff Tester from Cornell-Energy Institute and Dr. Peter Meier Geoenergy Suisse initiated by. The following four discussion forums are dedicated to the Exchange and handle the topics financing efficiency at Geothermieprojekten, before exploring and operating experience with geothermal plants. Speakers of the various forums are among others Professor Eva Schill (Universite de Neuchatel), Professor Hartmut Spliethoff (Technische Universitat Munchen), Alexander von Dobschutz (Bayern LB), Thomas Kolbel (EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg) and Wolfgang Geisinger (geothermal Unterhaching). The event is rounded off with field trips to project sites in the upper Rhine and an attractive social programme. So including the business is dinner following an integral part of the Conference in addition to the opening Lounge on the evening of 23 May, on the day of the Congress on May 24. Both events provide ideal opportunities for the industries networking and thus complement the professional exchange during the Conference days. For interesting discussions during the business dinners will provide among others Robert Blood of Sigwatch, who will report on the motivations and dynamics of stakeholders, as well as its ambivalent attitude to renewable-energy projects.

The international Geothermiekonferenz is organised by the Agency Enerchange. The Freiburg economy tourism and trade fair GmbH & co. KG as a business – and marketing company of the city of Freiburg is co-organizer of the Conference. The patron is the Federal Ministry of the environment, supporters is the European Association of geoscientists & engineers (EAGE). As cooperation partners, including the international geothermal Association (IGA), the geothermal energy business forum, the Swiss Association for geothermal and GtV – Bundesverband geothermal energy could be won.

In the early book offering registration, the participation fees are reduced by 10% before March 31, 2012. You can find more detailed information on the programme and the participation fees to the target group of the Conference and register under. media contact: For questions, background information, interviews, or a press-accreditation for the Conference you consult Enerchange, Marcus Brian, Tel.: 0761-38 42 10 01, fax: 0761-38 42 10 05, background information Enerchange is an agency for events and information services in the field of renewable energies. Their range includes the publishing of information, the organisation of events and the press – and public relations for renewable energy companies and projects. The international Geothermiekonferenz 2012 already takes place for the eighth time in Fribourg and has become an established platform for the international Geothermiebranche. Every year more than 200 experts about the latest developments in the field of the renewable energy technology discuss.