GeoTag 2023


Structural change and energy transition

Date: Friday, 23.6.2023

Organizer: Division of Geosciences and Geography, Department 5/3 Geosciences and Resource Management

Organizer: Prof. Florian Wellmann

Venue: Super C in Ford- and Generali-Saal



09.00 am Start
09.10 am Scientific lecture by Prof. Dr. Eva Schill (KIT): „GeoLab - a geoscientific underground laboratory”
09.55 am Scientific lecture by Virginie Harcouë​t / Matsen Broothaers (Vito): „The Balmat Geothermal Project: addressing concerns of induced seismicity”
10.40 am Break and poster session
11.00 am Scientific lecture by Dr. Phil Vardon (TU Delft): „The Delft Subsurface Urban Energy Lab”
11.45 am Scientific lecture by Stefan Klein (IEG Fraunhofer): „Vom Altbergbau zum Wärmebergbau - Nutzungsmöglichkeiten von ehemaligen Bergwerksstrukturen für die Wärme- und Kälteversorgung”
12.15 pm Scientific lecture by  René Verhoeven (IEG Fraunhofer) „Mijnwater Heerlen: 5th Generation District Heating and Cooling with mine water”
12.45 pm Presentation of the teaching awards by the GeoRes student council
13.00 pm Lunch Break
14.00 pm Ceremonial farewell of graduates from the bachelor and master degree programs
15.30 pm Coffee break
15.00 pm VAG Poster Session
15.45 pm VAG Poster and Photo Award Ceremony
16.00 pm

ABC/J-Keynote Lecture by Univ. -Prof. Dr. -Ing. Holger Schüttrumpf (RWTH): "Sturzfluten rückhalten? Retentionsmöglichkeiten und Umdenken im Kerbtal der Ahr"

17.00 pm ABC/J Research Awards and VAG Members Meeting
18.00 pm VAG Evening Lecture by Dr. Stephan Düber (RWTH): "Shallow geothermal energy for a sustainable future"
19.00 pm Closing and summer party at the parking spot at SemiTemp