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Call for Papers! Join us for the joint solar conference, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 29 Oct - 02 Nov 2017: 

SWC 2017 - ISES Solar World Congress

SHC 2017 -
International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry 


Message  Themes  Venue  Abstract submission  Sponsoring  History

Technical Program Chairs
Technical Program committee co-chairs Dr. Manuel Romero and Dr. Daniel Mugnier speak about the joint conference themes. Which are the most 'trending' themes, why should you submit an abstract and what makes this joint conference so unique? Find out in the following podcast:


Abstracts are invited on a broad range of topics under the joint conference themes:

  1. Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Systems and Components
  2. SHC Applications
  3. Producing and Storing Renewable Electricity
  4. Renewable Energy Grid Integration and Distribution: Utilities of the Future
  5. Off-Grid and 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

Welcome to our new Theme Chairs, who are now listed on the website.

The SWC 2017 and the SHC 2017 will take place together at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. This multi-award winning luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi features a number of unique venues for social events, outstanding conference and meeting facilities, and 382 elegant rooms and suites, which afford some of the most stunning views of the Arabian Gulf.

Abstract submission

Submit your extended abstract (max. 3 pages) by 24 March 2017 through the online submission process on the SWC 2017 website.

A maximum of 2 abstracts per author will be accepted to be presented at the joint conference and included in the proceedings. 

The abstract upload can be completed with just a few clicks! Please upload your abstract as an unprotected .pdf file. The length of the abstract may not exceed 3 pages. More guidelines and details are available under the "Abstract Submission" section of the SWC 2017 website.

Sponsoring opportunities

Attractive sponsoring and exhibiting opportunities are available for the joint conference. Packages include; happy hour sponsoring, proceedings sponsoring, welcome reception sponsoring, your logo on the conference bag, and many more.

View the sponsoring and exhibiting prospectus here.


The ISES Solar World Congress, held biennially since the 1950's embodies the spirit of international networking and exchange of ideas advanced by the Society. Its objective is to maintain communication between the research community, industrial and political players. Learn more about past Solar World Congresses.


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