Opening Plenary: Geothermal's Time is Now!

Monday, October 2 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Capri Ballroom


Join us as we kick-start the 2023 GRC with the morning’s Opening Plenary session. 


Welcome to the 2023 GRC - Kelly Blake and Dr. Bryant Jones

Remarks from International Geothermal Association President - Sylvain Brogle

Panel: Energizing Equity: Fostering Diversity of Resources, Inclusion of Stakeholders, and an Equitable Energy Future for All - Explore how the geothermal industry can exemplify and promote the effort to justly and equitably transition rural, BIPOC, and other historically marginalized communities into the clean/renewable energy economy. 

Moderator: Dr. Portia Hopkins 


  • Jessica Eagle-Bluestone, RESPEC
  • Christopher Katis, FORGE/U of Utah
  • Amanda Kolker, NREL
  • Johanna Ostrum, Transitional Energy
  • Terra Rogers, Clean Air Task Force

Keynote Remarks - Senator Lisa Murkowski

Live recording of the Energy Transition Solutions podcast - hosted by Dr. Joe Batir featuring interviews of Ann Robertson-Tait, SLB; Kelly Blake, US Navy and Geothermal Rising; Mattias Mörnesten, Baseload Capital; and Mike Umbro, Premier Resource Management.