SMU Geothermal Conference Itinerary

Monday, June 13

1 pm - 5 pm Geothermal 101 Short Course

 

Tuesday, June 14

7 am -8:30 am Registration & Networking

8:30 am -4 pm Presentations

4:30 pm - 8 pm Keynote Speaker & Reception

 

Wednesday, June 15

8 - 9 am  Registration & Poster Session

9 am - 4 pm Presentations

 Detailed Agenda with Speaker Times

 

Booth Exhibitors

Cryostar SAS

Gulf Coast Green Energy

PermaWorks, LLC

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems

Sologen Systems, LLC

 

Program Presenters

 

Keynote Speaker

Charles Levey

Vice President

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems

Electric Power Industry Generation Trends and the Role of Renewable Energy

 

P. V. (Suri) Suryanarayana

Blade Energy Partners,  Exec. VP, Engineering, Research, and Development

Alternative system designs for co-production of geothermal energy and optimization of total energy recovery from oil & gas wells

 

Hal Macartney

Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc.,  Geoscience Advisor Rockies Asset

A Raton Basin Geothermal Prospect

 

John Fox

ElectraTherm Inc.,  Chief Executive Officer

Small Scale Power Generation from Geothermal and Co-Produced Fluids

 

Susan Petty

AltaRock Energy Inc., President and Chief Technology Officer

Multiple Zone Stimulation of EGS Wells Key to Reservoir Optimization

 

Kevin Myers

GE Global Research

High-Potential Working Fluids for Next-Generation Binary Supercritical Organic Rankine Cycle for EGS

 

Mark Leidig

Weston Geophysical Corp., Research Seismologist

Methods of Monitoring Hydraulic Stimulation

 

Kevin Wallace

Power Engineers, Inc.Sr. Project Manager

Dinosaur and Ant are Friends! O&G and Geothermal Can Join Forces

 

Jamie Hutchins

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology  Graduate Research Assistant

Extending the Economic Life of Onshore Petroleum Wells by Reducing Operating Costs

 

Allan Muns

Republic Resources Ltd.

 

Richard Langson

Langson Energy,  Inventor, Founder, President

Generating low-cost Electricity from Pressure

 

Paul Dunn

Gas Equipment Engineering Corporation,  Chief Operating Officer

Baseline System Costs for 50 MW EGS -- A Function of: Working Fluid, Technology, and Location

 

Tim Reinhardt

DOE Geothermal Technologies Program, Co-Produced Geothermal Fluids Program Analyst

Update on Funding Opportunities through the DOE

 

Texas Senator Kip Averitt

Clean Energy Coalition

 

Seiichi Nagihara

Texas Tech University,  Associate Professor of Geosciences

A borehole geothermal database for the US Exclusive Economic Zone of the Gulf of Mexico

 

Howard McLaughlin

Tristream Resources,  CEO

An Overview of Australian Geothermal Projects

 

Halley Dickey

TAS Energy Inc.,  Director of Geothermal Business Development

Keeping it Simple... Developing Financeable Geothermal Projects

 

Bruce Bullock

Maguire Energy Institute,  Director

 

Lyle Johnson

DOE Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center, P.E., Geothermal Advisor

Coproduced and Low Temperature Geothermal Resources as Electrical Power Producers

 

Robert Wright

Baker Botts LLP,  Partner

Key Legal Issues and Their Impact on Geothermal Development

 

Bruce Cutright

UT Austin Bureau of Economic Geology,  Research Associate

The Transformation of Tight Shale Gas Reservoirs to Geothermal Energy Production

 

Will Gosnold

U of North Dakota, Petroleum Research, Education, and Entrepreneurship Center of Excellence

North Dakota Geothermal Binary Power Projects

 

Steve Erdahl

GreenTech Renewables LLC,  Founder & CEO

Finance Panel - Raising Venture Capital

 

Elias Hinckley

Kilpatrick-Townsend & Stockton LLP,  Partner

Finance Panel - Tax Incentives

 

James Smith

SMU - Cox,  Cary Maguire Chair in Oil & Gas Management

Finance Panel - Oil and Gas Motivation

 

Toni Boyd

Oregon Institute of Technology Geo-Heat Center,  Senior Engineer

Trials and Tribulation of the Oregon Institute of Technology Small-Scale Power Plant

 

Martin Kay

MLKay Technologies, Director

Data Availability for Projects

 

Bernie Karl

Chena Hot Springs

Sustainable is Attainable

 

Zachary Frone, Mitchell Williams, Joe Batir, Nicole Sica

SMU Geothermal Graduate Students

Google.org US Resource Project Update

 

Kevin Kerlin

Helidyne LLC

Total-flow geothermal power generation

 

Anna Crowell

UND Department of Geology & Geological Engineering

Using GIS to Estimate Geothermal Energy Reserves in Sedimentary Basins

 

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For questions about the conference call Maria Richards (214-768-1975) or Cathy Chickering (214-768-1510).