World Geothermal Congress 2023: Call for Abstracts

About the Congress

The World Geothermal Congress is the premier global geothermal event scheduled every three years and has the purpose to convene the leaders of industry, academia, finance sector, governments, NGO’s and communities to collaborate and provide thoughtful solutions for a sustainable society. In 2023, the Congress is scheduled to take place in Beijing, China.

Technical Programme

For the Technical Programme, the International Geothermal Association (IGA) has set up a Technical Committee, chaired by the IGA Executive Director Dr. Marit Brommer.


Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts opens on 1 January 2022 and closes on 31 March 2022. Abstracts can be submitted from 17 January 2022 here:

Themes and Topics

The Technical Committee is calling for abstract submissions for the following themes and topics:

1 Country Updates 25 Geothermal Heat Pumps
2 Environmental Aspects 26 Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS)
3 Policy, Legal and Regulatory Aspects 27 Big Data and Data Analytics
4 Economics and Financing 28 Software for Geothermal Applications
5 Sustainability and Climate Change 29 Health, Tourism and Balneology
6 Case Histories 30 District Heating
7 Societal and Cultural Aspects 31 Agriculture
8 Business Strategies 32 Supercritical
9 Geothermal Education 33 Integrated Energy Systems, Cascaded Uses
10 Exploration 34 Minerals Extraction and Processing
11 Geology 35 International Collaborations
12 Geophysics 36 Heat from Oil/Gas/Coal Fields
13 Geochemistry 37 Resource Assessment using Oil/Gas Data
14 Hydrogeology 38 Risk Mitigation
15 Resource Assessment 39 Advanced Geothermal
16 Geomicrobiology 40 Geothermal Closed Loop
17 Drilling and Completion Technology 41 Blockchain
18 Reservoir Engineering 42 Artificial Intelligence
19 Injection Technology 43 Geothermal Sustainability Assessment Protocol (GSAP)
20 Field Management 44 Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
21 Production Engineering, Steam Gathering Systems 45 Insuring Geothermal
22 Power Generation 46 Greenhouses
23 Corrosion and Scaling 47 Levelized Cost of Heat/ Energy (LCOH/ LCOE)
24 Direct Use 48 Heat Storage
49 Minerals & Metals

Marit Brommer (Chair) & Gregor Rumberg (Co-Chair)

International Geothermal Association
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