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Solar World Congress 2017 - Innovation for the 100% renewable energy transformation

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Call for abstracts

SWC 2017 and SHC 2017 are still open for the submission of abstracts (PDF file / 3 pages max.)

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Deadline extended to 02 April 2017
Please note, it's a blind reviewing process -> don't put any author data in your PDF.

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Call for abstracts - deadline extended to 02 April 2017

Mark your calendars for the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, Solar World Congress 2017, to be held at the Jumeirah Hotel at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 29 October to 02 November 2017. We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the ISES Solar World Congress will be held together with the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme's SHC2017 conference. One registration for two major solar energy conferences!

The joint event will be hosted by Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

Themes and topics

  1. SHC Systems and Components
  2. SHC Applications
  3. Producing and Storing Renewable Electricity 
  4. Renewable Energy Grid Integration & Distribution: Utilities of the Future 
  5. Off-Grid & Rural Energy Access 
  6. Solar Architecture and Building Integration
  7. Renewable Cities and Community Power Programs
  8. Solar Resource Assessment and Energy Meteorology 
  9. From Laboratory to the Real World: Solar Energy Markets, Policies and Initiatives that Enable Commercialization 
  10. Water, Food, and Energy Nexus

See the full list of themes with sub-themes here: Themes and Topics

Renewable Transformation Challenge

Elsevier and ISES, are proud to announce the launch of the Renewable Transformation Challenge. The award has been launched to encourage the progress to a world powered by renewable energy and accessible energy for all. There is a €20,000 prize for the first place entry.

The winner, or one representative of the winning team, will receive a free registration to the Solar World Congress 2017 in Abu Dhabi, where the presentation of the Award will take place, and one Gold membership to the Society. The winning project will be featured on the Solar Energy journal homepage and on the ISES website. View more about the Renewable Transformation Challenge.


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Important Dates

Extended abstract deadline April 02, 2017
Notification of acceptance June 02, 2017
Registration open June 26, 2017
Due date TCA forms August 15, 2017
Author registration ends August 15, 2017
Early bird deadline August 31, 2017
Late registration fee after October 27, 2017
Full paper submission October 15, 2017

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Together with SHC 2017

The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) "International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry" www.shc2017.org/

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