IGSHPA Technical Conference and Expo - October 15-16, 2014 - Expo at Baltimore Convention Center - Pre-Conference training and general sessions to be held <br>at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor - Baltimore, MD

Platinum Sponsor:

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Geo Excell



This year’s Technical Conference & Expo will feature a wide variety of geothermal community representatives, including manufacturers, contractors, distributors, drillers and other industry resources. The Expo will also be open to the public each day at no charge.

EXPO Hours
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Opening Session Speaker's
MaryLand Governer
Maryland Governer Martin O'Malley

Governor O’Malley and Mayor Rawlings-Blake have been invited to open the IGSHPA 2014 Technical Conference and Expo on Oct. 15. Governor O’Malley will be presented with the IGSHPA Visionary Award for his work in ensuring geothermal heating and cooling systems are included in the Maryland’s Renewable Energy Standards Portfolio. IGSHPA membership would like to thank him for his efforts in advancing the ground source heat pump industry.

Maryland Governer
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
This year’s Technical Conference & Expo program is now online. It includes a list of presenters and presentations set to benefit IGSHPA members. Check out the variety of topics offered and have your schedule set for this years conference.
Department of Energy

Thirty-six ground-source heat pump projects were funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Starting immediately after the opening session Wednesday, The Depart of Energy will present the findings from these projects. The panel discussion is aimed to gather stakeholders of the ARRA-funded GSHP demonstration projects to share the experience and lessons learned from implementing and operating the demonstrated GSHP systems. In addition, the panel will also discuss needed programs and technical development to deploy GSHP technology in a larger scale and faster pace. The session includes a Q&A session.

Session titles include:
“DOE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) Ground Source Heat Pump program and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects”
“A Brief Overview on Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) projects Funded Under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”
“Heat Pump Data in the U.S. DOE Geothermal Data Repository, A Node on the National Geothermal Data System”
“National Certification and Standard for the Geothermal Heat Pump Industry”
“Performance of ARRA-funded GSHP Demonstration Projects and Lessons Learned”
“Finite volume based computer program for ground source heat pump systems”
“Hybrid Geothermal Systems: Less Is More”
“Analysis of Energy, Environmental and Life Cycle Cost Reduction Potential of Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) in a Hot and Humid Climate”

Conference Fees:

IGSHPA Members
  Register by: (all discounts will expire at 5 p.m. Central time on the cutoff date) Price
Regular Registration September 26 $750
Late Registration After September 26 and on-site $775

Non-Member - Full Conference $950
One-Day (Wed. or Thurs. only, members or non-members) $500
Late Registration (After September 26) + $25
Workshop Fees:
Accredited Installers Workshop - Oct. 13-16 $1075
Accredited Drillers Workshop - Oct. 13-15 $975
Building Load Analysis and Pumping (BLA) Workshop - Oct. 13-14 $975
Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD) Plus Course - Oct. 13-16 $2100
(All training workshops include conference registration and a complete set of workshop materials. Conference and training attendance will count toward PDHs and CEUs. Lunch and breaks on course days and conference days are included in the course registration fees. Registration begins at 7:30 am. )

Please note: The workshop fees include IGSHPA Technical Conference and Expo registration. There is a $75 on-site fee for registrations received after 5:00 pm central time September 26, 2014.

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Special Needs Accommodations:

Individuals with disabilities who require special services or an aid for the program need to provide a detailed written description of their needs no later than Sept. 26, 2014. If a specific request is not made in advance it may not be available at the conference. Oklahoma State University is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.