Bob Hirsch ASPO USA

ASPO Conference in Barcelona

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The next ASPO conference will take place in Barcelona in Spain during 20-21 October 2008.

The traditional topics, such as oil and gas (and coal), will be discussed by various speakers. Apart from that also energy security and other proposed subjects, such as renewables in general and biofuels in particular together with local and regional solutions, will be presented.

A more detailed schedule and list of speakers will appear later. For more information check out the official conference homepage at (coming soon). This page will also include registration procedures and subscription fees and conditions.

Additional information and a summary of what peak oil is about and the earlier conferences can be found in the attached dossier.

If you are interested in contributing to a paper we will keep the reception of proposed papers for the conferences from the ASPO members until August 31st, 2008.

Interested members can email their proposed documents for coordinated pre-selection to Pedro A. Prieto at and to Mikael Höök at

If you are interested in contributing as a sponsor, the sponsorship levels we have proposed are the following:

  • Gold Sponsor: over 20,000 € (10 free subscription fees included)
  • Silver Sponsor: Between 6,000 and 20,000 € (between 3 and 10 subscription fees included)
  • Bronze Sponsor: Between 2,000 and 6,000 € (between 1 and 3 subscription fees included)

There is also the category of Official Support, which has no payment obligations but it allows their logo to appear in the pamphlets and web pages.

DossierASPO8.pdf3.14 MB

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