IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme


7th - 12th July 2019, hosted by the International ccs knowledge centre, regina, canada



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Following the success of the twelve previous IEAGHG Summer Schools we are pleased to announce the 2019 Summer School which will be held in Regina, Canada hosted by the International CCS Knowledge Centre from the 7th to the 12th July 2019.  



IEAGHG’s Summer Schools are the only CCS education program to have a truly international focus. With the location moving around the world, our program has now taken place in over 7 countries covering Europe, Australia, Asia and North America. With experts attending from all over the world we aspire for our summer schools to include a diverse range of students from a variety of technical backgrounds. Our summer school now has over 550 alumni representing over 50 countries with many moving on to successful careers within CCS industry and academia.


Who Can Apply for the Summer School?

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. This can also include those in the early stages of their career within 5 years of graduation currently seeking a greater understanding of CCS.


To apply for a place at this prestigious CCS summer school please complete the application process below before the Friday 15th of February 2019 (midnight GMT).  Incomplete forms and applications will not be accepted.  We will notify all applicants of our decision by early April 2019.

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


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 supervisors name, position and connection to you.  (Max 300 words)


As a guide, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) should include: educational background (including university AND school qualifications), work history, conferences attended (if applicable), publications (if applicable), accolades and extracurricular activities.


Your 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 to us 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).


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.


Should you have any queries regarding the Summer School please contact Samantha Neades at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


*Please note IEAGHG will retain the information contained in this form until the completion of the Summer School, August 2019.  IEAGHG will not pass on your information to third parties.  If you would prefer IEAGHG to remove information from its archives immediately after the selection of the Summer School students, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..*


The Programme

The summer school agenda is still in development but plans to be an intensive 5 day event which will commence the evening of Sunday 7th and conclude with a final dinner on Friday 12th July. The week will also include a visit to the Boundary Dam capture facility and Aquistore storage site.


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:


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.


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!


For more information on each event, please click the following link to our document manager: Click here


Summer School




We would like to thank the above sponsors for their continued financial support of the summer school. There are no fees associated with the Summer School attendance and accommodation and food will be covered by the hosts and sponsors. Students are expected to arrange their own travel expenses.