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We offer a wide range of programs designed to enhance the opportunities and leadership skills of professionals in climate mitigation and related energy fields. Through public seminars and dynamic capacity building programs, we provide public education on carbon sequestration and climate mitigation technology and their role in public energy policy.

Programs Currently Available

STEP develops high quality educational programs and knowledge sharing opportunities to serve a diverse audience. Programs currently available are listed below. The STEP curriculum is continually under development and new courses are added regularly. Please note that STEP is available to develop customized educational programs to meet your technical and professional needs.

Past Programs

Through an innovative curriculum, we offer a variety of educational experiences for undergraduates, graduates, educators and professionals, including short courses, brown bag lectures, conferences and workshops. Some recent topics include:

  • Global Developments in Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Midwest Carbon Sequestration Science Conference 2012
  • STEP Illinois Basin - Decatur Project Visit Workshop
  • Principles of Geologic Carbon Sequestration (developed as AAPG Short Course)
  • STEP Guest Lecturer Series
  • Midwest Carbon Sequestration Science Conference 2011
  • Class VI Workshop
  • CSI: Climate Status Investigation (The Keystone Center)
  • 2011 IEAGHG International CCS Summer School Programme
  • Evaluating Reservoir Quality, Seal Potential and Net Pay
  • Webinar Series - Development of a Saline Reservoir Carbon Sequestration Demonstration Project (joint with SPE)
  • Communication, Project Planning & Management for CCS Projects - Lessons Learned
  • STEP Illinois Basin - Decatur Project Visit Workshop
  • CCS 101

The STEP curriculum is continually under development. If you would like to be informed as soon as course information is available, sign up for our free email list.

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The Sequestration Training and Education Program
615 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Office 217-244-4068
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STEP is a program of the Advanced Energy Technology Initiative, University of Illinois.
©2010 MGSC. All rights reserved. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Award Number DE-FE0002462 and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity #09-484002.
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