DARLINGe: Danube Region Leading Geothremal Energy

Final Conference

September 25, 2019 Budapest

Venue: Hotel Gellért, Budapest

9.00-10.00: Arrival, registration

10.00-10.05 Welcome by the Mining and Geological Survey of Hungary, lead partner of the DARLINGe project

10.05-11.00 Keynote lectures

Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Hungary -Dr. Péter Kaderják, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary - Dr. Viktor Oroszi, EUSDR national coordinator

Danube Transnational Programme - Mr. Imre Csalagovits, Head of the Managing Authority, Danube Transnational Programme

European Geothermal Energy Council - TBC

11.00-11.30 COFFEE BREAK

11.30-13.30 THEMATIC SESSION ON DARLINGe results

Overview of the project (Dr. Annamária Nádor)

Matching geothermal resources and heat demands (Ágnes Rotár-Szalkai)

Current use of thermal waters and future potentials (Dr. Nina Rman)

Tools for sustainable management of transboundary geothermal reservoirs and their pilot testing (Prof. Dejan Milenic)

The Danube Region Geothermal Information Platform (DRGIP) (Spela Kumelj)

Plenary feedback: The global status of geothermal energy and the role of the DARLINGe project (Prof Dr. Ladislaus Rybach)

13.30-14.30 NETWORKING LUNCH

14.30-15.30 Parallel sessions

Final meeting of the Transnational Stakeholder Forum (TSF) - only for project members

Visit of the Gellért Spa facilities (for those not attending the TSF meeting)

15.30-17.00 Walk to Gellért Hill (panorama of Budapest and short introduction on the thermal waters of the city and their current and future use)