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

Source: Jumeriah hotel at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi (conference venue)

Register now for SWC 2017 / SHC 2017

The online registration system is available on the conference website.

Detailed Scientific Program

The detailed scientific program is now online.
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Mark your calendars for the joint conference SWC2017 and SHC2017

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

Different Procedure for On-site Registrations

Please note, for legal reasons there will be no regular on-site registration during the conference in Abu Dhabi.

However, the online registration system will be open until the last conference day allowing late registrations via the online conference system. Payment will be possible online by credit card. We would recommend registering prior to the start of the conference, but of course our local support team will help you in case of questions. Self-registration terminals with internet connection will be provided.

Full Paper Upload

All authors of accepted orals and posters are now invited to submit their full paper (PDF and .doc file / 12 pages max.) for the conference proceedings.

Paper Template >>

Copyright Agreement

One copyright agreement must be filled out for each manuscript. Plesae upload a signed version here.

The transfer form can be downloaded here.

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Important Dates

Late registration fee after October 27, 2017
Full paper submission October 20, 2017

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The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) "International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry"

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