Past Events

2019 IEAGHG Summer School

 Regina, SK CANADA
 Jul 8, 2019 - 7:00 am – Jul 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The International CCS Knowledge Centre was pleased to host 39 PhD and emerging career students from 20 countries for the 13th Annual IEAGHG CCS Summer School from July 7 – 12, 2019.

Group Photo at the University of Regina

A total of 28 presenters delivered CCS content ranging from capture & storage, health and safety, to regulations, communications and policy (click here to see the schedule).   It was a jam packed week consisting of 14 hour days that included presentations from CCS experts, networking, a field trip, and group work every night that culminated in grouped presentations on the last day. 

Students in Group Work

13 mentors, CCS experts from all over the world, committed their entire week to teaching and guiding the students and the groups.

Summer School Mentors

The highlight of the week was a full day field trip to SaskPower’s Boundary Dam 3 facility, the world’s first full-chain CCS facility connected to a coal-fired power plant.

Group Photo at SaskPower's Boundary Dam 3

The trip also included a visit to the Petroleum Technology Research Centre’s Aquistore project where carbon is stored deep underground and safely monitored, and the Carbon Capture Test Facility, a demonstration-scale test facility that enables long-term technology evaluation utilizing up to 120T/day of CO2 captured directly from the Shand Power Station, a coal- fired power generating facility operated by SaskPower near Estevan, Saskatchewan.

The event wrapped up with a Dinner and Awards Banquet at the Wascana Country Club on July 12th where the following awards were presented:

 

Top Poster Award Winner - Victor Stenberg
Top Poster Award Winner:  Victor Stenberg (Sweden)
‚ÄčTop Poster Award Runner-up:  Martijn van de Sande (Netherlands)

 

 

Top Individual Student Awards:
Mennat Allah Labib (UK) & Abdul’ Aziz Aliyu (UK)

 

Top Team Award:
Luke Jones (UK), Jens Peters (Germany), Enisa Zanacic (Canada), Ashild Grotan (Norway), Viktor Stenberg (Sweden), Ahmed Abdelmouiz (Algeria), and Niamh Gillen* (Ireland). *Missing from photo

The IEAGHG Summer School is made possible thanks to the following sponsors: