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Call for abstracts

SWC 2017 - ISES Solar World Congress

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

The joint conference takes place in
Abu Dhabi from 29 Oct - 02 Nov 2017


Themes   Abstract submission  Venue  Sponsoring  Renewable Transformation Challenge


Innovation for the 100% renewable energy transformation

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

Abstract submission

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

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.

The SWC 2017 and the SHC 2017 will take place jointly at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

Sponsoring opportunities

A variety of sponsoring and exhibiting opportunities are available for the joint conference. Packages include; session and workshop sponsoring, proceedings sponsoring, welcome reception sponsoring, your logo on the conference bag, and many more.

View the sponsoring and exhibiting prospectus here.

Renewable Energy 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.


>>>   Submit your abstract to the joint conference
by 24 March 2017

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