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IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

The world of offshore carbon capture and storage will gather together at the University of Aberdeen on 13 – 15 September for the 6th in the Series of the International Workshop on Offshore Geologic CO2 Storage from BEG at the University of Texas, in collaboration with IEAGHG and Storegga.


The workshop explores global developments in offshore geologic CO2 storage and shares expertise and learning on projects. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with organisations involved in live projects and learn about different considerations including transport, infrastructure, injection and wells, business models, working with other seabed users, monitoring, environmental aspects, stakeholder engagement and the legal and regulatory environment.


Space is extremely limited, so book now to seure your place.


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Further information about the programme and speakers will be issued in due course, but attendees will hear from a range of speakers involved in all aspects of offshore geologic CO2 storgage, including:


  • Legal, regulations & accounting 
  • Environment
  • Transport & infrstructure
  • Injection & wells (including capacity)
  • Monitoring
  • Interaction with other users of the sea bed
  • Stakeholder engagement

Important Information

  1. In-person registration includes attendance at the conference, refreshments and lunch on the 13th and 14th, attendance at the conference dinner as well as a link to the conference proceedings recordings post event.
  2. Online registration includes attendance at the conference online and a link to the conference proceedings recordings post event.
  3. The field trip is optional but does require payment of the fee to attend. Registration to the field trip includes return bus travel and a packed lunch. Minimum numbers of 30 will apply. In the event the minimum number threshold is not reached, the trip will be cancelled and those who registered will receive a full refund.


Please note, recordings will be made available an estimated 7 working days after the conference ends. 




The conference will take place at the Sir Duncan Rice Library on the University of Aberdeen's beautiful Old Aberdeen campus.


Attendees will enjoy panoramic views across the city in the conference room on Floor 7. The entire building has comprehensive wireless network coverage, and there are also wired network connection sockets to plug in your own laptop throughout. 


A wide range of facilities and services are available including:


  • A Gallery on the Ground Floor for exhibitions and displays (which you are welcome to visit during your time at the university).
  • An Events Area for school visits, and lectures and presentations
  • A Microform Room, Multimedia Room, Music Resources Room, the Teaching Resource Collection, Assistive Technology Booths and other facilities
  • PCs on every floor
  • There are also more informal areas including The Hardback Café on the Ground Floor (which is open to all).



There's no shortage of choice in accommodation in Scotland's third largest city; and for that matter, no shortage of style either. There’s the option for something a little different if you’re looking for a hotel with its own quirks and charms. And of course, accommodation to meet your own budget too.


For that homely Scottish welcome you’ve heard all about, check out some of the B&B and guest houses dotted across the city. And if you’re planning to stay a little longer, or coming as part of a larger group, there's a range of self-catering apartments to choose from.


VisitAberdeenshire have provided delegates attending this event with a custom hotel booking site, with a range of hotels, B&Bs, apartments, suites in Aberdeen City and beyond. You can adjust your search by parameters such as distance to the venue, by price, by star rating to ensure you pick the accommodation that works best for you. 


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