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GEA Geothermal Energy Showcase and International Forum

Geothermal Energy Technology and International Development Forum
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
9:00am - 5:00pm Forum
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, DC

Featuring Keynote Remarks by the Honorable Senator Ron Wyden
United States Senator from Oregon

Special thanks to our Gold Level Sponsor: Atlas Copco

Online registration has closed. On site registration will be available starting at 7:30am on Wednesday morning.To register onsite, please come directly to the Atrium Hall.

What: GEA will be holding a one-day “Geothermal Energy Technology and International Development Forum” in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The program seeks to showcase geothermal projects, trends, and governmental policies in the U.S. and around the world. Topics covered will include; the geothermal market today, projects under development in the U.S. and internationally, outlook for the future of the geothermal market , jobs and money, new technologies, and federal agency support at home and abroad.

There will also be a small exhibition area featuring leading companies in the geothermal energy industry.
Exhibitors to date include: Atlas Copco, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems, Emabond Solutions, Bowman Geothermal Consulting, Arizona Geological Survey, Institute of Earth Science and Engineering, Van Ness Feldman, Recharge, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, ACORE, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Geothermal Energy Association (GEA).

This event has been developed with participation by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Commerce and is open to the geothermal industry. The “Geothermal Energy Technology and International Development Forum” will be widely attended with over two-hundred industry leaders, foreign diplomats, financiers and government officials expected to participate.

Who: Confirmed speakers to date include:
To view agenda for the day, please click here.

  • The Honorable Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon
  • Allyson Anderson, Senior Professional Staff, US Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee
  • Steve Richardson, Member, Van Ness Feldman
  • Adam O’Malley, Director of the Office of Energy and Environmental Technologies, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Keith Martin, Partner, Chadbourne and Parke LLP
  • Francesco Starace, CEO, Enel Green Power
  • Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association
  • Halley Dickey, Director of Geothermal Business Development, TAS
  • Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co.
  • Paul Thomsen, Director of Policy and Business Development, Ormat Technologies
  • Mark Taylor, Lead Analyst, CCS and Geothermal, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Mike Ronzello, Geothermal Business Development Manager, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems
  • Dan Jennejohn, Research Associate, Geothermal Energy Association
  • Craig Mataczynski, CEO, Gradient Resources
  • Kevin Wallace, Senior Project Manager and Renewables Market Manager, POWER Engineers
  • Thomas Zich, Development Engineer, Emabond Solutions
  • Robert Hunt, Linear Power
  • Jamie Merriman, Country Manager, East and Central Africa, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Doug Dougherty, President, Geothermal Exchange Organization
  • Roy Mink, Director, US Geothermal
  • Jeffrey Humber, Director, Africa Infrastructure Program, USAID
  • Brian Sant Angelo, Export-Import Bank
  • Louis Capuano, Jr., CEO, ThermaSource
  • Paul Dunn, Gas Equipment Engineering Corp.
  • Loy Sneary, President/CEO, Gulf Coast Green Energy
  • JoAnn Milliken, Senior Advisor and Acting Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program
  • Subir Sanyal, President and Manager of Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, GeothermEx
  • Susan Petty, President/Chief Technology Officer, AltaRock Energy

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
7:30 am Registration
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Session
12:00-12:30 Keynote Presentation by Senator Wyden
12:30-1:15 pm Luncheon
1:15– 5:00 pm Afternoon Session

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Atrium Hall
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, USA

How much?:
General Attendee Rate.......................$150
GEA/Government/Non-Profit Rate.......$75
(Above pricing includes coffee breaks, lunch, and workshop proceedings)

Tabletop exhibition
General Rate..............................................................$750
GEA/Government/Non-Profit Rate/Speaker/Sponsor.......$500
(You will have a 6’ table with table cloth. Each tabletop will have electricity if you request it.)

Sleeping room block:
Early May is an extremely busy time of year in DC and you will be hard pressed to find a room at any hotel in the city. We have reserved a block of rooms at a low rate (considering the going rate in the District) at the Capitol Hill Suites for the evenings of May 3 rd, 4 th and 5 th.  To make a reservation please call 202.448.2088 and request the group rate for the Geothermal Energy Association.

To view floorplan for Exhibition, please click here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the Geothermal Energy Technology and Internaional Development Forum, please click here for sponsorship opportunities.

Special thanks to our sponsors to date:

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