Plenary Session, “Geoscience goes underground: understanding resources & processes”,
Friday November 22nd

Pérolles 22, Auditorium Joseph Deiss, Fribourg.

Chairperson: Olivier Graefe
13:30-13:45
  • Welcome address by the Rector of the University of Fribourg
  • Welcome address by the Minister of institutions, agriculture and forests of the Canton of Fribourg
  • Welcome address by the President of The Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academies of Sciences
  • Astrid Epiney
  • Didier Castella
  • Werner Eugster
Chairperson: Jon Mosar
13.45-14.30
  • Geosciences – unlocking its potential to serve Switzerland’s energy and climate policy!
  • Gunter Siddiqi
    (BFE – Bern)
14.30-15.15
  • Geothermal energy development in Munich and Geneva: a cross look on their similarities and differences with regard to geological, technical and operational aspects
  • Frédéric Mirjolet  (SIG – Geneva)
Chairperson: Pierre Dèzes
15.15-15.30
  • Paul Niggli Awards
  • Maria Schönbächler
15:30-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:45
  • CHGEOL Award
  • Swiss Geological Society – Best MSc Award
  • Prix Schläfli
  • Benoît Valley
  • Jörg Hermann
  • Werner Eugster
Chairperson: Jon Mosar
16.45-17.30
  • Characterizing faults in the sub-surface of northern Switzerland as part of the siting process for a national nuclear waste repository
  • Herfried Madritsch (NAGRA- Wettingen)
17.30-18.15
  • CO2 geological storage for climate protection: the age of injection
  • Stuart Haszeldine (Uni Edinburgh)
Chairperson: Pierre Dèzes
18.15-18.30
  • Presentation of SGM 2020 in Zurich
  • Acknowledgments
  • Eric Reusser
  • Jon Mosar
18:30-24:00 Apéro – Geoparty

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