LACGES 2016 Agenda

Gain links and insights to ensure your geothermal energy plant go online on time and operate profitably and sustainably.

Conference | Day 1

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Investor Rounds | Day 2

Friday, 13 May 2016

Opening Session | 08:30 - 10:30

Behind the Scenes: Constructing Chile's First Geothermal Plan (Welcome Address)t

Hiking the Mountains: Finding High-Temperature Geothermal Resources in the Andean Countries of South America

Which Way: Comparing Project Approaches with Loans, Grants and Bilateral Financing Sources (Panel Discussion)

Networking Tea

Access to Electricity Markets | 12:00 - 15:00

No Plant is an Island: Justifying Longer Transmission Lines for New Geothermal Development

Is a PPA Always Best: Balancing Merchant Risk vs the Impact of Delays in Contracted Projects


Panel Discussions

Networking Tea

Investor Rounds | 08:30 - 12:30

Pre-schedule on Day 1 your meetings with the decision makers shaping the investment environment for geothermal in:

Have you invested in any of the 136 geothermal projects in the above countries?

Attend Day 2 Session

World-Leading Technologies | 10:30 -12:00

Improving Safety, Efficiency and Environmental-Friendliness with a Cutting-Edge Drilling System for Geothermal (Sponsored)

High-Performance, Reliable and Dependable Geothermal Plants through Pioneering Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Technology (Sponsored)

Networking Lunch

Upgrading Capabilities | 15:00 - 17:00

Breaking Language Barriers: Enabling Further Geothermal Training and Technical Collaboration with Latin America in Spanish

Building with Responsibility: What Makes a Winning Environmental Impact Assessment?

The Future of Geothermal Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Antofagasta Gala | 12 May 2016, 19:00 - 21:00

The Antofagasta Gala will be held on the evening of Day 1 of the Conference. It is the highlight of the social program. Guests will enjoy a locally prepared dinner, with quality beverage and superb entertainment and music. This is the official dinner of the conference.

Sponsor Antofagasta Dinner
16,000 MWs of Geothermal Energy Potential in LAC

Why Attend LAC Geothermal Energy Summit 2016

Gain Action-Focused Links and Insights
To succeed in LAC geothermal energy business, you need financing partners and credible technical partners to get plants to go online and operate within deadline and budget.

Attend LAC Geothermal Energy Summit 2016 and achieve certainty in your LAC geothermal energy projects. Benefit from:

  • 2 full days of engagement with decision makers from the public and private sectors determining the fate of geothermal development in the Andes mountain range
  • A built in English-Spanish press event on the afternoon of Day 1 to engage the local media where international support for geothermal energy’s environmental and developmental credentials can be communicated in the participant countries’ respective main daily newspapers
  • A full day of Investment Round Tables on Day 2 to hold in-depth discussions with key decision makers onsite, saving attendees several rounds of international travel within the region

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LAC Geothermal Energy Summit 2016 (12-13 May 2016, Santiago) helps geothermal technology companies to successfully enter LAC geothermal energy market by reducing the failure of projects not going online and enabling projects to be operated locally powered by the right financing, seamless regulatory compliance and globally competent technical partners. Register today at or visit
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