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April 22, 2014 International Geothermal Showcase, Washington, DC

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GEA is pleased to be holding the Showcase with support from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State, International Trade Administration, The World Bank Group, Export-Import Bank of the U.S., Inter-American Development Bank, U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, and the U.S. Energy Association.

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What: GEA will be holding a one-day “International Geothermal Showcase” in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The program will showcase geothermal projects, trends, and governmental policies in the U.S. and around the world. Topics covered will include; the geothermal market today, major public funding entities, how to address and reduce geothermal project risk, projects under development in the U.S. and internationally, outlook for the future of the geothermal market, policies driving geothermal development, and more. 

Registration now available. To register please click here. Online registration will be available until Monday, April 21, 2014 at 5pm est. After that time only onsite registration will be available. Onsite registration will begin at 7:00am at the Atrium Hall of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

Who is speaking?

Please click here for full agenda for Showcase.
Confirmed speakers include:
Video Greeting by Senator Harry Reid
Keynote provided by Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Keynote provided by Ali Zaidi, Deputy Director for Energy Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council
Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Alex Richter, Board Member, International Geothermal Association
Magnus Gehringer, CEO, Consent Energy LLC
Craig O’Connor, Director, Office of Renewable Energy & Environmental Exports, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Joerg Baumgaertner, Managing Director, Bestec GmBH
Pierre Audinet, Clean Energy Program Team Leader, ESMAP Program, The World Bank
Mary Mervene, Managing Director, Structured Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Tim Williamson, Deputy Director, Alternative and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of State
Doug Hollett, Program Director, U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office
Jamie Merriman, Country Manager, South Asia & Renewables Team Leader, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
Alejandro Melandri, Energy Division Chief, Inter-American Development Bank
Amanda Lonsdale, Senior Geothermal Advisor, PowerAfrica
Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
Bob Sullivan, VP of Business Development, Ormat
Mike Long, Vice President, Galena Advisors- a division of POWER Engineers
Craig Mataczynski, CEO, Gradient Resources
Jerome Smith, President, Pagosa Verde
Sanusi Satar, Senior Management Representative, Star Energy Holding Ltd
Hiroshi Asanuma, Team Leader, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Horst Kreuter, Director, Geothermal Power Tanzania
Eng. Stanley Kamau, Director, Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit, Ministry of Finance, Kenya
Gosaye Mengistie Abayneh, Director, Energy Studies and Development, Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Ethiopia
John Fox, CEO, Electratherm
Dr. Markus O. Häring, CEO, Geo Explorers Ltd
Steve Hummel, Director Renewable Energy Systems, TAS Energy
Jack Thirolf, Director of Regularory Affairs, Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
Warren Dewhurst, President, Dewhurst Group LLC
Ann Robertson-Tait, Business Development Manager and Senior Geologist, GeothermEx
Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)
Ben Matek, Geothermal Industry Analyst, Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)
Alan Davis, CEO and Managing Principal, Starlight Investments
Will Osborn, Vice President, Geothermal Resource Group
Javed Ahmad, Chairman, Energy Foundation in Pakistan
Mike Andrews, Counsel, King & Spalding

Registration now available. To register please click here.

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