FOREWORD President INAGA 2017

Indonesia, with its imminence geothermal potential and as one of world's largest potential resources of geothermal energy, is honored to host The 5th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition (IIGCE) 2017 on 2 - 4 August 2017. In light of the success of the past conferences, the IIGCE is deemed as the most essential forum for geothermal industry executives and professionals in the region. The event is also a milestone in our support in developing geothermal industry in Indonesia. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to The 5th IIGCE 2017 which will be held in conjunction with The 17th Annual Scientific Convention of the Indonesian Geothermal Association (INAGA). It represents a golden opportunity to build a great relationship with worldwide potential business partners, as well as showcasing the latest Indonesia’s geothermal development and all support services in the geothermal industry.

The 5th IIGCE 2017 is the continuation of the previous successful events which were held annually started in 2013. I am proud that The 5th IIGCE 2017 become a prominent geothermal event in the region, where government agencies, policy makers, key stakeholders, investors, services companies, academicians and expertises in geothermal industry gather to share the latest developments in geothermal industry and build professional relationship as well as exchange breakthrough ideas among the experts.

This year we picked up the theme Moving Forward Under Current Challenges, Obstacles and Opportunities toward Achieving Geothermal Development 2025 Target” that will be addressed in the special Keynote speeches by high rank officials and also to be further discussed by our invited prominent speakers in the 2 (two) Plenary Sessions during 2 (two) days conference.

The Indonesian Geothermal Association (INAGA) and The 5th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition (IIGCE) 2017 is pleased to invite all the geothermal community to join us and be part of a global gathering to assist and to support a significant development in Indonesia’s geothermal energy by sharing the expertise and experiences in order to provide a sustainable energy supply and security for Indonesia toward the future.

We look forward to seeing you in The 5th IIGCE 2017.

Indonesian Geothermal Association



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