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GEA International Geothermal Energy Showcase 2012


GEA International Geothermal Energy Showcase 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC

Featuring Keynote Address by
U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman, State of New Mexico


Special thanks to our Gold Level Sponsors

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Special thanks to supporting agencies:

U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE),
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State (USDOS)
and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM)

U.S. Trade and Development Agency U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Agency for International Development U.S. Department of State Export-Import Bank of the United States

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What?
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) held its fourth annual GEA International Geothermal Energy Showcase on May 23 in Washington, DC to highlight international geothermal projects, policies, and development in top international markets. GEA hosted the Showcase with collaboration from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States. More than 250 industry leaders, government officials, and other power sector representatives from the U.S. and 26 countries around the world attended.

Who's speaking?
Speakers included:
U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman, State of New Mexico
Adam O'Malley, Director of Energy and Environmental Industries, US Department of Commerce
Pierre Audinet, Clean Energy Program Team Leader, The World Bank
Doug Hollett, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program
Pinsuda Alexander, Country Manager-South and Southeast Asia Region, US Trade and Development Agency
Craig O'Connor, Director, Office of Renewable Energy & Environmental Exports, Export-Import Bank of the United States
John Fox, CEO, Electratherm
Michael Ronzello, Business Development Manager, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems
Friedo Sielemann, Counselor, Energy and Environment, German Embassy
Halley Dickey, Director Geothermal Business Development, TAS Energy
Reza Agahi, Marketing Manager, Atlas Copco Gas and Process
Tevfik Kaya, Chief Engineer/Geothermal Projects Coordinator, Turkish Petroleum Int.Co.Ltd.
Freddy Saragih, Head of Fiscal Risk Evaluation Centre, Fiscal Policy Board, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia
Binarto Bekti Mahardjana, Division Head of Business and Electricity Transaction, PLN
Marissa Cerezo, OIC-Assistant Director, Renewable Energy Management Bureau, Department of Energy, Philippines
Cartwright Farrell, General Manager, Nevis Electric Company Limited
Jamie Merriman, Country Manager, US Trade and Development Agency
Jeffrey Humber, Director, Africa Infrastructure Program, US Agency for International Development
Dr. Peter Omenda, Geothermal Development Company
Mary Mervenne, Managing Director Structured Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association
Warren Dewhurst, Managing Member, Dewhurst Group
Pedro Eusse, Research and Development Professional, Energy Research and Business Development, EPM
Arni Magnusson, Executive Director-International Industries, Islandsbanki
Gene Larson, Vice President Business Development, SNC-Lavalin Thermal Power
Will Osborn, Vice President, Geothermal Resource Group
Minister Emilio Rappaccioli, Ministry of Energy and Mining, Nicaragua
Meseret Teklemariam Zemedkun, Program Manager, ARGeo, United Nations Environment Programme
R. Gordon Bloomquist, Geothermal Scientist
Roger Henneberger, Earth Science Engineer, GeothermEx, a Schlumberger Company
Xiaoping Wang, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank
Mike Allen, Chair, Geothermal New Zealand
Richard Chow, President/CEO, ThermaSource
Dr. Jerrol Thompson, Prime Minister's Office, St Vincent & Grenadines
Shuman Moore, CEO, Ram Power
Bernard Barandereka, Expert-Energy, African Union Commission
Moses Nthiga, Chief Engineer (Geothermal) Projects, KenGen
Dr. Fouad Ahmed Aye, Minister of Energy and Water, Republic of Djibouti
Paul Von Hirtz, Board Member, International Geothermal Association (IGA)
Mike Long, Vice President, Galena Advisors- a division of POWER Engineers
Philippe Dumas, Manager, European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC)
Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)
Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
Mark Taylor, Head of Geothermal & CCS Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Nachman Issac, VP of Project Financing, Ormat
Hezy Ram, Ram Energy, Inc.
Stephen Hirsch, Vice President of Business Development, Geothermal Development Associates

To see the final agenda for the day, please click here.


Special thanks to our generous sponsors
Flash Drive: GeothermEx
Lanyard: Pratt & Whitney Power Systems
Folders: Geothermal Resource Group

Morning coffee: Bob Lawrence & Associates
Afternoon coffee: Dewhurst Group


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