Description
Brief Description of the topics to be covered:

Geothermal Energy Resources 
➢	World status; 
➢	Regional electricity source mix and forecasts until 2030
➢	Geothermal vs Coal , Natural gas, Oil, Nuclear, other Renewables
➢	Benefits of domestic geothermal resources versus fossil fuel imports


Exploration strategies for geothermal resources

➢	Geological and tectonic characteristics of world geothermal systems
➢	Examples from Collision zones
➢	continental platforms
➢	heat sources
 
Geochemical exploration methods

➢	Dissolved constituents in thermal waters; 
➢	Isotopes in geothermal waters; 
➢	Water and gas geothermometers.

Geophysical exploration methods 

➢	Heat flow measurements, 
➢	Direct current and electromagnetic methods,  
➢	Active and passive seismic methods
➢	Borehole and reservoir geophysical methods
➢	Gravity Method

World overview - Power generation & technologies

➢	Criteria for the selection of working fluid; 
➢	Heat exchangers; 
➢	Kalina cycle
➢	Cost of small power plants for rural electric supply; 
➢	Examples of small power plants; 
➢	Advantages of small power plants
➢	Hot dry rock geothermal systems

World overview - direct use

➢	Direct use - methods & machinery
➢	Greenhouse heating
➢	Industrial Applications
➢	Down hole heat exchangers
➢	Ground-source heat pumps
➢	Space & District heating

Development of business strategy for geothermal energy for power and direct use
➢	Exploration, Economical & Environmental aspects

Objectives:
➢	To provide basic knowledge on the geothermal energy resources exploration and its application for power generation and direct use;
➢	To provide advanced technical knowledge, methods and implementation tools for the application of geothermal energy for power generation and direct use through lectures and tutorials and case studies/histories;
➢	To provide knowledge on the economic and environmental aspects of geothermal energy;
➢	Field visit to geothermal areas in Italy.
Go to day
  • Monday, 26 October 2009
    • 08:45 - 09:30 Registration
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 08:45 Registration 45'
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Opening session: introduction by ICTP and ICS (self-introduction by participants)
      • 09:30 Opening session: introduction by ICTP and ICS (self-introduction by participants) 1h0'
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor) 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications
      • 11:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications 2h0'
        Speaker: R. Bertani
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Geothermal Energy Resources and exploration strategies
      • 15:00 Geothermal Energy Resources and exploration strategies 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor) 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Geothermal Energy Resources and exploration strategies (con't)
      • 16:30 Geothermal Energy Resources and exploration strategies (con't) 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam
  • Tuesday, 27 October 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Geochemical methods for geothermal studies
      • 09:30 Geochemical methods for geothermal studies 1h0'
        Speaker: A. Minissale
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor) 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Geochemical methods for geothermal studies (con't)
      • 11:00 Geochemical methods for geothermal studies (con't) 2h0'
        Speaker: A. Minissale
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Hydrothermal alteration and fluid inclusion studies in active geothermal system
      • 15:00 Hydrothermal alteration and fluid inclusion studies in active geothermal system 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Teklemariam
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break (LB Café - 1st Floor) 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Hydrothermal alteration and fluid inclusion studies in active geothermal system (con't)
      • 16:30 Hydrothermal alteration and fluid inclusion studies in active geothermal system (con't) 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Teklemariam
    • 18:00 - 18:00 -
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 18:00 -
  • Wednesday, 28 October 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies, A. Manzella
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies, A. Manzella 1h0'
        Speaker: A. Manzella
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies (con.t) 2h0'
        Speaker: A. Manzella
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Pipan
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Geophysical methods for geothermal studies (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Pipan
    • 18:00 - 19:00 Climate change: Observations and Projections
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 18:00 Climate change: Observations and Projections 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Piani (ICTP-ESP Section)
  • Thursday, 29 October 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Ungemach
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t) 2h0'
        Speaker: P. Ungemach
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Ungemach
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Reservoir techniques in geothermal applications (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Ungemach
  • Friday, 30 October 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Drilling technology in geothermal applications
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Drilling technology in geothermal applications 1h0'
        Speaker: H. M. Hole
        Material: Abstract 1
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Drilling technology in geothermal applications (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Drilling technology in geothermal applications (con.t) 2h0'
        Speaker: H. M. Hole
        Material: Abstract 2
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Selected presentations by participants
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Selected presentations by participants 1h0'
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Selected presentations by participants
      • 16:30 Selected presentations by participants 1h0'
    • 18:00 - 19:00 Geothermal ranking of Europe and forecasts of development by 2020 in the EU27 with particular regard to Italy
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 18:00 Geothermal ranking of Europe and forecasts of development by 2020 in the EU27 with particular regard to Italy 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Cataldi
  • Monday, 2 November 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Power generation from geothermal resources
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Power generation from geothermal resources 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam, H. F. Navas
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t) 2h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam, H. F. Navas
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam, H. F. Navas
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Power generation from geothermal resources (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Chandrasekharam, H. F. Navas
  • Tuesday, 3 November 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Direct uses of geothermal resources
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Direct uses of geothermal resources 1h0'
        Speaker: J. W. Lund
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t) 2h0'
        Speaker: J. W. Lund
    • 13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h30'
    • 14:30 - 15:00 ICTP Talk:
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:30 ICTP Talk: 30'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: J. W. Lund
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Direct uses of geothermal resources (con.t) 1h0'
        Speaker: J. W. Lund
  • Wednesday, 4 November 2009
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Legal/regulatory/environmental aspects, social acceptance
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Legal/regulatory/environmental aspects, social acceptance 1h0'
        Speaker: R. Cataldi ((F. Batini, R. Cataldi, B. Cociancig, V. Chandrasekhar))
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Legal/regulatory/environmental aspects, social acceptance (con.t)
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Legal/regulatory/environmental aspects, social acceptance (con.t) 30'
        Speaker: R. Cataldi ((F. Batini, R. Cataldi, B. Cociancig, V. Chandrasekhar))
    • 11:30 - 13:00 Building Blocks for Geothermal Project Development
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:30 Building Blocks for Geothermal Project Development 1h30'
        Speaker: B. Cociancig
    • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Financing Geothermal Projects
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Financing Geothermal Projects 1h0'
        Speaker: V. Chandrasekhar
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 16:30 Closing Session
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Closing Session
  • Thursday, 5 November 2009