World Geothermal Congress 2023: new dates announced

+++ Press Release +++ The Hague, The Netherlands/ Beijing, China +++ 31 October 2022 +++

The International Geothermal Association (IGA) and the National Geothermal Energy Center of China (CNGEC) are announcing today that the World Geothermal Congress 2023 is now scheduled to take place according to the following schedule:

  • 7-8 October 2023: Short Courses
  • 9-11 October 2023: Technical Programme (hybrid)
  • 12-13 October 2023: Field trips

Due to the ongoing challenging circumstances regarding scheduling and planning a global event under zero COVID policy the host has constrained the technical programme to three days with the opportunity for virtual participation. We are aware of the limitations for presentation spaces this results to and are sorry for any inconvenience this will cause.

For the exhibition and sponsorship packages further information is expected to be available by the end of November 2022.

The deadline for paper submissions to the technical programme is effectively 31 December 2022.

For further information please see:

Media contact on behalf of the IGA

Dr Marit Brommer
Executive Director
International Geothermal Association

About the WGC:

The World Geothermal Congress (WGC) is the premier global geothermal event for the sharing of knowledge and innovations from around the world, bringing together leaders of industry, academia, governments, NGO’s and communities to collaborate and provide thoughtful solutions for a sustainable world.

About the IGA:

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), is the leading global platform on geothermal energy, serving as a hub for networking opportunities aimed at promoting and supporting global geothermal development. With industry partners the IGA sets standards, mature the technology agenda and nurture entrepreneurs engaged in clean technology.

With its four pillars Visibility, Sustainability, Partnerships and Authority, the IGA is committed to push geothermal as a gamechanger for achieving Sustainable Development Goal #7 providing affordable, clean, baseload energy for all.

About the CNGEC:

The aim of the National Geothermal Energy Center of China (CNGEC) is to promote the technological progress and industrial development of geothermal energy in China. The Geothermal Center cooperates closely with research institutes such as Sinopec Exploration Institute and the Academy of Engineering, and shares resources, and cooperates with domestic and foreign scientific research institutes and universities to carry out research and development of core geothermal technologies and cooperation in major projects.