The 2nd Iceland Geothermal Conference, which took place between the 5th and 8th of March 2013, in Reykjavík, helped to deliver a positive message on the possibilities within the green energy industry, according to various online reviews.

600 participants, delegates, and exhibitors attended the conference to discuss changes and forward thinking within the energy industry. There were 55 presentations given by global figureheads from within the sector and the presenters came from 24 countries from all over the world. The IGC 2013 program can be is available here below.

The closing presentation was given by President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who talked about the challenges posed by global warming and his vision of how Iceland’s green economy can serve as a model to the rest of the world, a country which has been described as a world-class leader in the use and development of geothermal technologies.

  • "It was a unique experience to be able to meet professionals from all areas of geothermal value chain in place. Occasional hard snow storm welcomed us, revealing the power of geothermal heating systems in Reykjavik."

    Dr. Kasumi Yasukawa National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
  • "Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013 is the best organized business conference I have attended to in Iceland"

    Mr. Höskuldur Ólafsson CEO of Arionbank, Iceland

Keynote Speaches

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

Dr. Össur Skarphéðinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs Iceland

Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director, The World Bank Group

Mr. Bjarni Bjarnason, CEO of Reykjavik Energy

Günther H. Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

Dr. Jefferson W. Tester, Professor Cornell University, Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013

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