The International Energy Agency (IEA) is inviting applications for the IEAGHG Greenhouse Gas IEAGHG Summer School 2020 which will take place between July 12  to July 19, 2020, at Bandung Institute of Technology in Indonesia.

IEAGHG’s Summer School is a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) education program that has a truly international focus. With the location moving around the world, the programme has now taken place in over 7 countries covering Europe, Australia, Asia and North America. With experts attending from all over the world they aspire for the summer schools to include a diverse range of students from a variety of technical backgrounds. The summer school now has over 550 alumni representing over 50 countries with many moving on to successful careers within the CCS industry and academia.

Up to 60 students will attend and the Summer School which will run over a packed 5-day schedule. A field trip is usually a highlight of the week and is dependent on the host’s location and expertise. Group work is encouraged during the week with a day set aside for networking, career talks and group work presentations.

Programme Details

The Summer School programme covers every aspect of CCS and aims to present the most recent information available in each field. The topics covered include:

  • All aspects of capture, transportation and storage of CO2
  • Industrial uses of CO2
  • Costs and economic potential of CCS
  • Regulations, policy and GHG accounting
  • Public communication
  • Health and safety

The Summer School is a great opportunity for networking and informal discussion with a range of experts attending (over 20 from both industry and research) who are all world-leading scientists in a wide range of fields. Previous programmes can be accessed via the links below to give an insight to what you can expect!

Worth of Award

  • The Summer School is a great opportunity for networking and informal discussion with a range of experts attending (over 20 from both industry and research) who are all world-leading scientists in a wide range of fields
  • All accommodation, meals and materials will be provided by the event sponsors and there are no fees associated with attendance.
  • However, you will need to fund your own travel to the venue.
  •  Please ensure you have access to funding to cover the cost of travel before submitting your application and ensure you apply for your visa (if necessary) within plenty of time if selected.

Eligibility

  • The target group for the summer school is young scientists and researchers, e.g. PhD students with a background in engineering, geo-technologies, and socio-economics.
  • Those in the early stages of their career within 5 years of graduation currently seeking a greater understanding of CCS

How to Apply

The application process will require: (please attach all three as PDFs)

  • Letter of support from your supervisor   (Max. 300 words)
  • Current CV                                          (Max. 1 page)
  • Covering letter                                     (Max. 600 words)
  • The letter of support from your supervisor should clearly state your English proficiency (a good level of spoken and written English is required) and qualities which make you an ideal candidate for the IEAGHG International Interdisciplinary CCS Summer School. The letter of support should emphasise how you will use what you have learnt at the Summer School when you return to your position. Please include your supervisor’s name, position and connection to you.  (Maximum 300 words)
  • The letter of application provides you with the opportunity to stand out from all the other excellent international applications IEAGHG expects to receive this year. Explain why you should be selected for the 2019 IEAGHG CCS Summer School. Include your interest(s) in CCS, future career aspirations, what you feel you can bring to the Summer School. Most importantly, please explain how you will benefit from the Summer School and subsequently use and share what you have learnt. (Max 600 words).

 

Deadline: The application for IEAGHG Summer School 2020 closes on February 21, 2020

 

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