GAOI Second Annual Conference – February 28-29, 2012

Early Bird Deadline Ends February 3, 2012

The best in the Geothermal industry will play in Peoria February 28-29, 2012.  Those are the dates of the second ILLINOIS GEOTHERMAL CONFERENCE.  Join with others in the industry to learn more about geothermal and network with your peers. 

Geothermal experts from across the country will present a series of training sessions on both days.  There are training tracks for contractors and their employees, engineers and architects, loop installers and utility representatives.  Exhibitors from the geo industry will be part of a vendor show for both days. 

GAOI accreditation recognition awards will be presented during the conference.  At the end of the conference, GAOI members will be ready for the accreditation exam for service technicians, installers, designers and loop installation which will be given at the site. 

The Peoria Civic Center is the location for the ILLINOIS GEOTHERMAL CONFERENCE.  A housing block for Monday, February 27, and Tuesday, February 28, is open at the Four Points by Sheraton Peoria Downtown just two blocks from the civic center.

REGISTER NOW to get the conference “Early Bird” rate of $125 for members and $200 for non-members.  Registration fees go to $150/members and $250/non-members on February 3. 

The agenda/schedule, registration links, exhibitor information and everything you need to prepare for the conference can be found below.  If you have questions or need additional information, please contact John Freitag at 217-241-7973 or 217-971-3533 (cell).

See you in Peoria!  

The Geothermal Alliance of Illinois – 2012 Illinois Geothermal Conference will take place on February 28-29, 2012 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL.

* For a schedule of events, visit 2012 Conference Schedule

* To register for the Conference as a Member or Non-Member click here

    This will automatically fill in Non-Member pricing; if you are a Member please change the drop down box to Member. 

* To become a Member visit the GAOI website “Become a Member”

* To become a sponsor at the 2012 Illinois Geothermal Conference visit here.

* To become an exhibitor at the 2012 Illinois Geothermal Conference visit here.

Conference Location –

     Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria 61602

Hotel Accommodations –

     Four Points by Sheraton Peoria Downtown, 500 Hamilton Boulevard, Peoria 61602

     For reservations call: 309-740-9379 or

     Room block is under “Geothermal”

     $89 rooms through January 23, 2012.


For any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either John Freitag at (217-241-7973) or (217-971-3533) or Kristin Banks at (217-241-7924).