Successful event IGC 2013
The 2nd Iceland Geothermal Conference, which took place between 5thand 8th March 2013 in Reykjavík, has helped carry a positive message for the possibilities within the green energy industry, according to various reviews posted online.
600 participants, delegates, and exhibitors attended the conference to discuss changes and forward thinking within the energy industry, with 55 presentations given by global figureheads within the industry. The presenter came from 24 countries from all around the world. The program can be seen enclosed.
The closing presentation was made by President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who briefed 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, which has been described as a world-class leader in the use and development of geothermal technologies.
"It was a unique experience to meet right people work for various aspects of geothermal business and technologies. 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 organised business conference I have attended to in Iceland"
Mr. Höskuldur Ólafsson, CEO of Arionbank, Iceland