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Geothermal Research Symposium 2011

May 23 - 24, 2011

Symposium Description

Geothermal EnergyColorado School of Mines is pleased to announce a two-day joint Geothermal Research Symposium with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office and the NAVY geothermal program on May 23 and 24th, 2011.

This is the first joint geothermal symposium that focuses on research to identify evolving research needs from different stakeholders and to identify innovative technologies and ideas for the development of modern geothermal energy. Following this two-day research symposium, a geothermal field trip is planned by Dr. Stuart Simmons.

We especially welcome graduate students and young professionals/academics. There will be a limited amount of scholarship funding available for graduate students.

Symposium Agenda and Speaker List

The agenda for the Symposium and a list of speakers are available. Learn more...


The abstract deadline has been extended to May 11, 2011. Further information and instructions for submitting an abstract are available. Learn more...


The Symposium will be held on the campus of Colorado School of Mines in Golden (near Denver), Colorado USA. Learn more...

Field Trip

A field trip to visit two geothermal projects is planned for Wednesday, May 25. More information about the trip is available. Learn more...

Fees and Registration

Registration for the Symposium is open now. Enrollment is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more...

Travel and Accommodations

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.

Further Technical Information

For more information about the Symposium, please contact:

Dr. Masami Nakagawa
Associate Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Director, Geothermal Academy
NREL Joint Appointee for Geothermal Energy Research

Phone: 303.384.2132

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