Power Plays: Drilling into Geothermal Energy Applications

Call for Abstracts

The SMU Geothermal Lab invites you to submit an abstract for our upcoming conference, Power Plays: Drilling into Geothermal Energy Applications, January 10-11, 2018 on the SMU campus in Dallas, Texas.  Power Plays will advance the understanding of geothermal resources, providing you with insights into developing this clean energy reserve.


Submit an abstract for the poster session, a 15-20 minute oral presentation, a panel discussion, or an interactive discussion of a case study or project in the planning stages.


Topics include:

  • Reservoirs: exploration, enhancement and productivity
  • Drilling and Downhole Advancements: oil & gas laterals, geothermal hydroshearing
  • Engineering Techniques: heat extraction, technology
  • Novel Applications: deep direct use for utilities or buildings, micro to macro generation
  • Case Studies and Planned Project Discussions: approaches, challenges, solutions


Submit your abstract to geothermal@smu.edu by Friday October 13, 2017 and include:

  • Author name(s)
  • Organization name(s)
  • Presentation title
  • Abstract, 1-2 pages
  • Prefer Oral Presentation or Poster Session?
  • Bio of presenter
  • Photo of presenter


Event Details:
Name:                  Power Plays: Drilling into Geothermal Energy Applications
Date:                     Networking Reception and Poster Session January 10; Conference January 11, 2018
Location:             SMU Campus, Dallas, Texas
Website:             http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Academics/Programs/GeothermalLab/Conference
Social Media:    Twitter | Facebook | #SMUPowerPlays

Contact:               Maria Richards, mrichard@smu.edu, 214-768-1975

Location: Southern Methodist University
Dallas , TX 75205

Date: Jan. 10, 2018, 8 a.m. - Jan. 11, 2018, 5 p.m.