Arctic Circle Conference


The annual Arctic Circle Conference was held from October 10-13. in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference is attended by; scientists, heads of state and governments in the growing communities of the Arctic Circle. Dr. Edda Sif Aradottir, project manager of CarbFix, had the opportunity to introduce CarbFix – Turning CO2 to stone at a large Plenary session on the 12th. The Plenary session included high profile speakers such as; former president of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources in Iceland and Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands in Scotland

Tours were also available to guests to locations that provide new insight into fundamental challenges for the arctic. During one of those tours to the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant, Dr. Sigurður Reynir Gísason, a research scientist at the University of Iceland's Institute of Earth Sciences, presented: CarbFix, the innovative international carbon capture cooperation.

It is worth mentioning that Mr. John Kerry was awarded the Arctic Circle Prize. In his acceptance speech, he mentioned the CarbFix process of turning CO2 into stone. A great ending to an informative and good conference. We hope to see you all at the Arctic Circle conference on October 8-11, 2020!