World Geothermal Congress 2020+1
March - October, 2021

This program is PRELIMINARY.
Times shown are [UTC-8].
UTC-8Tuesday 30th MarchTuesday 13th AprilTuesday 11th MayWednesday 12th MayTuesday 15th JuneTuesday 6th JulyMonday 25th OctoberTuesday 26th OctoberWednesday 27th October
12:00 am -
02:00 am
Technical Sessions 1
1A: Country Updates 1
1B: Environmental and Societal Aspects 1
1C: Legal and Regulatory Aspects 1
1D: Case Histories 1
Technical Sessions 10
10A: Exploration 1
10B: Geology 1
10C: Geophysics 1
10D: Geochemistry 1
Technical Sessions 19
19A: Exploration 10
19B: Geology 10
19C: Geophysics 10
19D: Geochemistry 10
Technical Sessions 28
28A: Drilling and Completion 1
28B: Reservoir Engineering 1
28C: Corrosion and Scaling 1
28D: Power Generation 1
Technical Sessions 37
37A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 1
37B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 1
37C: Direct Use 1
37D: Health, Tourism and Balneology 1
12:20 am -
02:00 am
46A: Opening Ceremony - Iceland
50A: Keynote 1
Technical Sessions 54
54A: Keynote 2
54C: Panel 2
02:00 am -
04:00 am
Technical Sessions 2
2A: Country Updates 2
2B: Environmental and Societal Aspects 2
2C: Legal and Regulatory Aspects 2
2D: Case Histories 2
Technical Sessions 11
11A: Exploration 2
11B: Geology 2
11C: Geophysics 2
11D: Geochemistry 2
Technical Sessions 20
20A: Exploration 11
20B: Geology 11
20C: Geophysics 11
20D: Geochemistry 11
Technical Sessions 29
29A: Drilling and Completion 2
29B: Reservoir Engineering 2
29C: Corrosion and Scaling 2
29D: Power Generation 2
Technical Sessions 38
38A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 2
38B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 2
38C: Direct Use 2
38D: Drilling and Completion 10
02:20 am -
04:00 am
Technical Sessions 47
47A: International Collaboration R1
47B: Country Updates R1
47C: Geology R1
47D: Geothermal Education R1
Technical Sessions 51
51A: Exploration R1
51B: Legal and Regulatory Aspects R1
51C: Drilling and Completion R1
51D: Enhanced Geothermal Systems R1
Technical Sessions 55
55A: Environmental and Societal Aspects R1
55B: Geochemistry R1
55C: Resource Assessment R1
55D: Reservoir Engineering R1
04:00 am -
06:00 am
Technical Sessions 3
3A: Country Updates 3
3B: Environmental and Societal Aspects 3
3C: Legal and Regulatory Aspects 3
3D: Case Histories 3
Technical Sessions 12
12A: Exploration 3
12B: Geology 3
12C: Geophysics 3
12D: Geochemistry 3
Technical Sessions 21
21A: Exploration 12
21B: Geology 12
21C: Geophysics 12
21D: Resource Assessment 1
Technical Sessions 30
30A: Drilling and Completion 3
30B: Reservoir Engineering 3
30C: Corrosion and Scaling 3
30D: Power Generation 3
Technical Sessions 39
39A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 3
39B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 3
39C: Direct Use 3
39D: Heat from Oil/Gas/Coal Fields
05:00 am -
06:40 am
Technical Sessions 48
48A: Sustainability and Climate Change R1
48B: Business Strategies R1
48C: Direct Use R1
48D: Geophysics R1
Technical Sessions 52
52A: Exploration R2
52B: Power Generation R1
52C: Case Histories R1
52D: Software for Geothermal Applications R1
Technical Sessions 56
56A: Geology R2
56B: Geochemistry R2
56C: Corrosion and Scaling R1
56D: Reservoir Engineering R2
06:00 am -
08:00 am
Technical Sessions 4
4A: Country Updates 4
4B: Environmental and Societal Aspects 4
4C: Economics and Financing 1
4D: Case Histories 4
Technical Sessions 13
13A: Exploration 4
13B: Geology 4
13C: Geophysics 4
13D: Geochemistry 4
Technical Sessions 22
22A: Resource Assessment 2
22B: Geology 13
22C: Geophysics 13
22D: Hydrogeology 1
Technical Sessions 31
31A: Drilling and Completion 4
31B: Reservoir Engineering 4
31C: Corrosion and Scaling 4
31D: Power Generation 4
Technical Sessions 40
40A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 4
40B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 4
40C: Direct Use 4
40D: Reservoir Engineering 10
07:00 am -
08:40 am
0A: Official Kick-Off
Technical Sessions 49
49A: Societal and Cultural Aspects R1
49B: Production Engineering R1
49C: Geothermal Heat Pumps R1
49D: Geophysics R2
57A: Closing Ceremony
08:00 am -
10:00 am
Technical Sessions 5
5A: Country Updates 5
5B: Environmental and Societal Aspects 5
5C: Economics and Financing 2
5D: Societal and Cultural Aspects 3
Technical Sessions 14
14A: Exploration 5
14B: Geology 5
14C: Geophysics 5
14D: Geochemistry 5
Technical Sessions 23
23A: Resource Assessment 3
23B: Hydrogeology 2
23C: Big Data and Data Analytics 1
23D: Integrated Energy Systems 1
Technical Sessions 32
32A: Drilling and Completion 5
32B: Reservoir Engineering 5
32C: Corrosion and Scaling 5
32D: Power Generation 5
Technical Sessions 41
41A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 5
41B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 5
41C: Direct Use 5
41D: District Heating 1
08:40 am -
10:00 am
57P: Publication Only
10:00 am -
12:00 pm
Technical Sessions 6
6A: Country Updates 6
6B: Geothermal Education 1
6C: Economics and Financing 3
6D: Societal and Cultural Aspects 2
Technical Sessions 15
15A: Exploration 6
15B: Geology 6
15C: Geophysics 6
15D: Geochemistry 6
Technical Sessions 24
24A: Resource Assessment 4
24B: Hydrogeology 3
24C: Big Data and Data Analytics 2
24D: Software for Geothermal Applications 1
Technical Sessions 33
33A: Drilling and Completion 6
33B: Reservoir Engineering 6
33C: Corrosion and Scaling 6
33D: Power Generation 6
Technical Sessions 42
42A: Geothermal Heat Pumps 6
42B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 6
42C: Advanced Technology 1
42D: District Heating 2
12:00 pm -
02:00 pm
Technical Sessions 7
7A: Country Updates 7
7B: Sustainability and Climate Change 1
7C: Business Strategies 1
7D: Societal and Cultural Aspects 1
Technical Sessions 16
16A: Exploration 7
16B: Geology 7
16C: Geophysics 7
16D: Geochemistry 7
Technical Sessions 25
25A: Resource Assessment 5
25B: Field Management 1
25C: Integrated Energy Systems 2
25D: Software for Geothermal Applications 2
Technical Sessions 34
34A: Drilling and Completion 7
34B: Reservoir Engineering 7
34C: Corrosion and Scaling 7
34D: Production Engineering 1
Technical Sessions 43
43A: Advanced Techniques
43B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 7
43C: Advanced Technology 2
43D: District Heating and Agriculture 3
02:00 pm -
04:00 pm
Technical Sessions 8
8A: Country Updates 8
8B: Sustainability and Climate Change 2
8C: Business Strategies 2
8D: Geothermal Education 2
Technical Sessions 17
17A: Exploration 8
17B: Geology 8
17C: Geophysics 8
17D: Geochemistry 8
Technical Sessions 26
26A: Resource Assessment 6
26B: Field Management 2
26C: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 9
26D: Software for Geothermal Applications 3
Technical Sessions 35
35A: Drilling and Completion 8
35B: Reservoir Engineering 8
35C: Corrosion and Scaling 8
35D: Production Engineering 2
Technical Sessions 44
44A: District Heating 4
44B: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 8
44C: Advanced Technology 3
44D: Minerals Extraction and Processing
04:00 pm -
06:00 pm
Technical Sessions 9
9A: Geothermal Education 3
9B: Sustainability and Climate Change 3
9C: Business Strategies 3
9D: Environmental and Societal Aspects 6
Technical Sessions 18
18A: Exploration 9
18B: Geology 9
18C: Geophysics 9
18D: Geochemistry 9
Technical Sessions 27
27A: Resource Assessment 7
27B: Field Management 3
27C: Enhanced Geothermal Systems 10
27D: Software for Geothermal Applications 4
Technical Sessions 36
36A: Drilling and Completion 9
36B: Reservoir Engineering 9
36C: Injection Technology
36D: Production Engineering 3
11:00 pm -
11:00 pm
4P: Poster 1
8P: Poster 2
12P: Poster 3
16P: Poster 4

  Papers by Topic
    0. Keynote
    1. Country Updates
    2. Environmental Aspects
    3. Policy, Legal and Regulatory Aspects
    4. Economics and Financing
    5. Sustainability and Climate Change
    6. Case Histories
    7. Societal and Cultural Aspects
    8. Business Strategies
    9. Geothermal Education
    11. Exploration
    12. Geology
    13. Geophysics
    14. Geochemistry
    15. Hydrogeology
    16. Resource Assessment
    17. Geomicrobiology
    21. Drilling and Completion Technology
    22. Reservoir Engineering
    23. Injection Technology
    24. Field Management
    25. Production Engineering, Steam Gathering Systems
    26. Power Generation
    27. Corrosion and Scaling
    28. Direct Use
    29. Geothermal Heat Pumps
    31. EGS - Enhanced Geothermal Systems
    32. Big Data and Data Analytics
    33. Software for Geothermal Applications
    34. Health, Tourism and Balneology
    35. District Heating
    36. Agriculture
    37. Advanced Technology (Magma, Geopressure, etc.)
    38. Integrated Energy Systems, Cascaded Uses
    39. Minerals Extraction and Processing
    40. International Collaborations
    41. Heat from Oil/Gas/Coal Fields
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