The President of Iceland to Speak at the GEA Geothermal Energy Finance Forum in New York on Feb. 9
Featuring the Honorable President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland
For more information, including the full agenda, visit: http://geo-energy.org/events/finance_forum_2011.aspx
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) and Gold Level Sponsor, Islandsbanki, will be holding a one-day Geothermal Energy Finance Forum on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park in New York City. This program will bring the finance and investment community of New York City together and provide a tutorial on geothermal energy investment with top experts and major players in geothermal development and finance. The day’s agenda includes presentations and panel discussion on; geothermal technology, geothermal project development, financing and investment, risk mitigation, employment, government finance and incentives, legal and regulatory issues, and case studies from developers and financers with recent success stories. In addition to bringing together the geothermal community with the finance and investment communities, this event will highlight the global growth in geothermal production and use.
Confirmed speakers to date include:
The Honorable President Olafur Grimsson, President of Iceland
Dita Bronicki, CEO, Ormat Technologies
Arni Magnusson, Executive Director- International Industries, Islandsbanki
Nick Goodman, CEO, Raser Technologies
Brian Fairbank, President and CEO, Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.
Toni Volpe, President and CEO, Enel North America, a Division of Enel Green Power
Alison Thompson, VP Corporate Relations, Magma Energy Corporation
John McIlveen, Research Director, Jacob Securities, Inc.
Rick Rodgers, Managing Director, Montgomery Street Financial
Recep C. Kendircioglu, Senior Managing Director, John Hancock Financial Services
Halley Dickey, Director of Geothermal Business Development, Turbine Air Systems
Mike Ronzello, Sales and Business Development Manager, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems
John McKinsey, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP
John Pierce, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Karl Gawell, Executive Director, GEA
Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
Subir Sanyal, President and Manager of Reservoir Engineering, GeothermEx, a Schlumberger Company
Vicky McDowell, Deputy Administrator, US Treasury
Saurabh Anand, Vice President, Denham Capital
Keith Martin, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke, LLP
Chris Demos, Senior Investment Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Eddie Sadan, VP of Business Development, Ram Power Corporation
Brian Harenza, Hannon Armstrong
Jonathan Zurkoff, VP of Finance, US Geothermal
Louis Capuano Jr, CEO, ThermaSource
Mark Taylor, Lead Analyst, CCS & Geothermal, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Angela Crooks, Program Specialist, Department of Energy Office of Geothermal Technologies
Jen Derstine, Geotherma Sector Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce
Wednesday, February 9, 2011:
7:30 am Registration
8:30 – 12:30 pm Morning Session
12:30 – 1:15 pm Luncheon
1:15 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Session
5:00 – 6:00 pm Networking Reception
The Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park
Two West Street
New York City
General Attendee Rate $695
GEA Member Rate $495
Government/Non-Profit Rate $595
(Above pricing includes light breakfast, lunch, snack, workshop proceedings, and networking reception)
For more information, including the full agenda, visit: http://geo-energy.org/events/finance_forum_2011.aspx.
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