In this events archive, you find a wide variety of mainly Swiss events in the field of hydropower and geo-energy.

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Workshop 3.1.E “Renewable Energy: Impacts on Mountain environments and people” at the International Mountain Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, organized by the University of Innsbruck.


SCCER School #2: Shaping the Energy Transition in Flüeli-Ranft, organized by the eight Swiss Competence Centers for Energy Research (SCCER).


European Geothermal Congress in The Hague, The Netherlands, organized by the European Geothermal Energy Council.


Inauguration of the Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geosciences. Detailed information will be published in April 2019.


3rd Hydrocarbon - Geothermal Technology Crossover Workshop (Making Geothermal Energy Profitable: from Subsurface Uncertainties to Viable Business Models) in Geneva, Switzerland.


Session on induced/triggered seismicity at the EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna, Austria.


Third Schatzalp Workshop on Induced Seismicity in Davos, Switzerland, organized by the Swiss Seismological Service at ETH Zürich.


Winter School dedicated to Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, organized by EPFL.


First national scenario benchmarking workshop in Zurich, Switzerland, organized by SCCER-JASM.



SEDMIX Workshop in Olten, organized by the Laboratory of Hydraulic Constructions at EPFL. Workshop announcement in German (PDF, 0.6 MB) and French (PDF, 0.23 MB).


International Induced Seismicity Workshop in Banff, Canada, organized by the Canadian Induced Seismicity Collaboration and the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources.


European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2018) on "Characterization of deep geothermal systems" in Strasbourg, France, organized by LabEx G-eau-thermie profonde (EOST, University of Strasbourg, CNRS), in partnership with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and European Energy Research Alliance.


Autumn School "Focus on Enhanced Geothermal Systems" in Strasbourg, France, organized by the Geothermal-Alliance Bavaria.


International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics in Lausanne, organized by the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics at EPFL.


SCCER-SoE Annual Conference in Horw at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.


Session on induced and triggered seismicity at the ESC in Malta, organized by the European Seismological Commission and the Seismological Society of America.


Wärme nutzen - Erdbeben vermeiden (Geothermie-Forum) in Zurich, organized by Geothermie Schweiz.


Workshop Geo-energies in Lausanne, organized by the SCCER-SoE and EPFL.


Workshop Data Management in Science in Bern, organized by the SCCER-SoE and swisstopo.


OPT-HE Prévision hydrologique pour l’hydroélectricité: quelle utilité et quelles perspectives? in Lausanne, organized by the Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory at EPFL and the SCCER-So.


Intensive Course on Energy Geostructures: Analysis and Design in Lausanne, organized by the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics at EPFL.


9th European Geothermal PhD Days in Zurich, organized by the PhD students from the Geothermal Energy and Geofluids (GEG) group at ETH Zurich.


Journées Biennales des Géosciences et de l'Environnement in Lausanne, organized by the Faculty of Geosciences and Environment at the University of Lausanne.


5th Swiss Symposium Thermal Energy Storage in Horw, organized by the SCCER Heat and Electricity Storage (HaE).



Workshop on Integrated Water-Energy Modelling in Zurich, organized by the Paul Scherrer Institute.


Umbau des Energiesystems - wie weiter? in Bern, organized by the Swiss Academy of Sciences and the Society for Natural Sciences in Bern (NGB).

Energy Day @ ETH in Zurich, organized by the Energy Science Center (ESC) at ETH Zurich.


Energy Startup Day in Zurich, organized by the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the ZHAW.


2017 Annual Conference of the SCCER-FURIES in Lausanne, organized by the SCCER-FURIES.


SCCER School #1 - Shaping the Energy Transition in Engelberg, organized by the eight Swiss Competence Centers for Energy Research (SCCER). Registration will start in May.


4th SCCER Mobility Annual Conference in Zurich, organized by the SCCER Mobility.


SCCER-SoE Annual Conference in Birmensdorf at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL.


Conference on Future Electricity Markets between Liberalisation and Regulation in Winterthur, organized by the newly established Center for Energy and the Environment.


Geothermal Congress DGK 2017 in Munich, hosted by the German Geothermal Association (BVG).


4th SCCER CREST Conference "Co-creating the Future of Energy" in St. Gallen, organized by the SCCER CREST.


FoMICS Summer School on Meshfree and immersed boundary methods for fluid-structure interaction in Lugano, organized by the Institute of Computational Science at USI and the Laboratory for Hydraulic Machines at EPFL.


Geothermie-Forum Frauenfeld "Energiestrategie 2050: Was der Volksentscheid für die Geothermie und interessierte Städte und Gemeinden bedeutet", organized by GEOTHERMIE-SCHWEIZ.


2nd International Workshop on Sediment Bypass Tunnels in Kyoto, organized by the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) at Kyoto University and the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW) at ETH Zurich.


STK/VAW-Workshop on Dam Breach Analysis in Bern, organized by the Swiss Committee on Dams and the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology at ETH Zurich.


EGU General Assembly 2017 in Vienna, organized by the European Geosciences Union.

20.-21.3.2017 and 27.-28.3.2017

CRUEX++ Training Course on Flood Safety of Dams in Lausanne (French) and Ittigen (German and English), organized by the Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory (LCH) at EPFL.


Schatzalp Workshop on Induced Seismicity in Davos, organized by the Swiss Seismological Service.


8th European Geothermal PhD Day in Bochum, organized by the International Geothermal Centre.


International Workshop on "Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales" in the Swiss Alps, organized the EPFL.



Nationaler Geothermiekongress in Yverdon-les-Bains, organized by Geothermie-Schweiz.


14th Swiss Geoscience Meeting in Geneva with the symposia "Development and governance of geo-energies: Insights from the social sciences" and "Subsurface Geology & Geo-Energy".


13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-13) at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.


SCCER-SoE / NRP 70 PhD School 2016 in Leukerbad. Understanding the transition needed to reach the Energy Strategy 2050. Registration open until 30 September 2016.


HYDRO 2016 Exhibition and Conference "achievements, opportunities and challenges" in Montreux.


European Geothermal Congress (EGC) 2016 in Strasbourg (France).


SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2016 in Sion. Hydropower and Geo-Energy in Switzerland - Challenges and Prospects. Registration open until 1 September 2016.


Conference "Software für die angewandte Hydrologie - Anregungen für die Praxis" in Bern by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).


PhD Summer School on System Models in Life Cycle Assessment in Grosshöchstetten (Canton of Bern).


28th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems in Grenoble with the workshop "Dealing with hydro-abrasive erosion at high-head HPPs" by the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW) on July 6.


Workshop "Schwemmholz an Hochwasserentlastungsanlagen von Talsperren / Bois flottant et évacuateurs de crues des barrages” in Zurich, organized by the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW) and the Swiss Committee On Dams.


5. Internationaler Geothermie-Kongress in St. Gallen with the topic "Investitionen in die Tiefengeothermie - was fehlt?".


Public seminar "Potential von ADCP Messtechnik zur Erhöhung der Genauigkeit von numerischen Modellen im Flussbau" in Zurich, organized by the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW).


Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA) in Reno (Nevada, USA) with a session on Induced Seismicity.


EGU 2016 session "Thermo-hydro-mechanical couplings and deep geothermal energy" in Vienna.


GeoTHERM expo and congress in Offenburg (Germany).

16.2.2016, 22.3.2016, 3.5.2016, 7.6.2016, 13.9.2016, 8.11.2016, 6.12.2016

Conférences publiques organisées par le laboratoire de constructions hydrauliques (LCH), in Lausanne, in partnership with the SCCER-SoE.


CCES Conference 2016 “Grand Challenges in Environmental and Sustainability Science and Technology” at ETH Zurich



9th IEAGHG International Interdisciplinary CCS Summer School in Perth, Australia


Symposium No. 7 on “Geothermal Energy, CO2 Sequestration and Shale Gas” at the 13th Swiss Geoscience Meeting in Basel. Organized by the Department of Environmental Sciences of the University of Basel and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)


SCCER-SoE/NRP70 PhD School 2015 for Postdocs and PhDs at Grimsel Hospiz: Reaching the Swiss Energy Strategy 2050 targets for HydroPower and GeoEnergy


Tagung "Schwebstoffe, hydro-abrasiver Verschleiss und Wirkungsgradänderungen an Pelton-Turbinen". Conference organized by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and ETH Zurich (in German)


2nd Bochum Workshop on "Geothermal Reservoir Monitoring and Characterization". Focus of the workshop: scientific questions on different scales and their connection to geothermal applications. Theory, laboratory experiments and numerical investigations will be covered.


SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2015 at the University of Neuchâtel: Challenges and Prospects for HydroPower and Deep Geothermal Electricity Production in Switzerland


CAS DEEGEOSYS - Exploration & Development of Deep Geothermal Systems - 3rd Edition. Organised by the Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics at the University of Neuchâtel. Click here for more information and the registration form.

22.06.2015 - 02.07.2015

26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)


The SCCER-SoE supported the workshop of the European Environment Agency (EEA) and its scientific committee, hosted and organized by focusTerra. About 70 participants discussed the topic “Use of the Underground”.

01. - 03.06.2015

PASC 15 (Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference) at ETH Zurich: Minisymposia on Modeling and Simulation in GeoEnergy and HydroPower (MS07 on Monday). Organisers: R. Krause and T. Driesner

28. - 29.05.2015

SCCER-SoE Semi-Annual Risk Team Meeting (Task 4.1) at the SLF in Davos


4. Internationaler Geothermie-Kongress in St. Gallen


SCCER-SoE Deep Geo-Energies Modelling Workshop, 10:00 to 16:00 at EPFL (room GC B1 10). Organisers: T. Driesner, L. Lalouli, V. Vilarrasa


ETH Geothermal Friday Seminar (3:15 p.m. in room E 39.1, ETH NO building at Sonneggstrasse 5). Reactive Fluids: Dissolution and Precipitation in Porous Rocks under Non-Hydrostatic Stress. By Prof. Amos Nur, Stanford University


SCCER-SoE Modelling Meeting, 09:30 to 16:30 at USI, Lugano. Organiser: R. Krause


ETH Geothermal Friday Seminar (3:15 p.m. in room E 39.1, ETH NO building at Sonneggstrasse 5). Carbon Dioxide Injection into Deep Aquifers: a Geomechanical Perspective.
By Chao Li & Lyesse Laloui, EPFL


ETH Geothermal Friday Seminar (3:15 p.m. in room E 39.1, ETH NO building at Sonneggstrasse 5). Focus on the natural, high enthalpy systems in New Zealand, the motherland of geothermal research.
By Thomas Driesner, ETH Zurich

17.03.2015, 14.04.2015, 19.05.2015, 09.06.2015, 07.07.2015

Cycle de conférences LCH à Lausanne