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The SMU Geothermal Lab is hosting our 8th international energy conference , Power Plays: Geothermal Energy in Oil and Gas Fields, April 25-26, 2016.

SMU Campus
Cox Collins Center
3150 Binkley Ave
Dallas 75205

Hear experts present topics including oil and gas field geothermal projects, coal plant conversions, the intersection of geothermal energy and desalination, and large scale direct use.  Don’t miss this opportunity to generate additional value from oil and gas fields!

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A tentative agenda for the 2016 Power Plays conference is available here.  The agenda is also available as a list of posters and speakers.  

Click here for a summary of our 2015 Power Plays conference.


A pre-conference workshop on April 25th, A Primer on Geothermal Energy Resources, provides a focused introduction for those new to the geothermal and energy communities.  The workshop is limited to 50 registrants to provide a classroom atmosphere with ample time for questions and answers.  Four Continuing Education Credits given.  

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Conference sponsorship enables the SMU Geothermal Lab to continue our mission of geothermal education, outreach and research.   Contact Cathy Chickering Pace at or 214-768-1510 to learn more. 

Speakers and Posters

The list of 2016 Power Plays presenters is available here.  


Registration is open for the 2016 Power Plays conference. 

Student Registration

Thanks to sponsorship from SedHeat, full-time students can register at a discounted rate until April 12, 2016.  

Social Media

Join us on social media using #SMUPowerPlays.  Follow us on Twitter @SMUGeothermal, like us on Facebook, and visit our blog

Conference Flier

The conference flier is available for download.

Contact Us

Contact Maria Richards at or 214-768-1975 for more information, or with questions, comments and suggestions.  Additional contact information is available here.

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