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Energy and Sustainability 2015 : 6th International Conference on Energy and Sustainability

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Link: http://www.wessex.ac.uk/energy2015
 
When Sep 2, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015
Where Medellin, Colombia
Submission Deadline TBD
Categories    energy   renewable energy   sustainability   development
 

Call For Papers

--Overview--

The 6th International conference on Energy and Sustainability will be reconvened at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin. The University is named in honour of the South American Liberator Simon Bolivar.

The meeting follows the success of previous conferences started in the New Forest, UK, home of the Wessex Institute (2007); followed by a second in Bologna (2009); the third in Alicante (2011); the fourth in Budapest (2013) and the fifth in Kuala Lumpur (2014).

The choice of Medellin responded to existing contacts between the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and the Wessex Institute, and the dynamism and rapid growth of research in Colombia. A significant part of that research focuses on energy matters and the need to respond to the modern world’s dependency on conventional fuels. The world economy is fuelled by energy. Resources depletion and severe environmental effect resulting from the continuous use of fossil fuels has motivated an increasing amount of interest in renewable energy resources and the search for sustainable energy policies.

The changes required to progress from an economy mainly focused on hydrocarbons to one taking advantage of sustainable energy resources require considerable scientific research as well as new engineering systems. Energy policies and management are of primary importance to achieve the development of sustainability and need to be consistent with recent advances in energy production and distribution.

In many cases, the challenges lie as much in the conversion from renewable energies (wind, solar, etc) to useful forms (electricity, heat, fuel) at an acceptable cost (including damage to the environment), as in the integration of those resources into an existing infrastructure.

The conference will also discuss the energy use of industrial processes and focus in particular in the imbedded energy of materials, including those used in the built environment.

The diverse topics covered by the conference involve collaboration between different disciplines in order to arrive at optimum solutions, including materials, energy networks, new energy resources, storage solutions, waste to energy systems, smart grids and many others.

--Conference Topics--

Sustainable energy production
Energy in the built environment
Energy production
Energy networks
Smart grids and metering
Energy storage
Energy policies
Shale oil and gas
Oil sands processes
CO2 capturing and management
Energy management
Imbedded energy in manufacturing
Energy and transportation
Energy efficiency
Renewable energy resources
Biomass and biofuels
Waste to energy
The future of nuclear energy
Environmental risk
Greener power plant technologies
Optimization of conventional energy resources
Advances in energy production
Case studies

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