Submit abstracts by Feb. 13 for Marine Energy Technology Symposium

There is still time to submit an abstract for presentation during the Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS).

Abstracts are being accepted through Feb. 13 for this symposium, which is behind held as part of the inaugural International Marine Renewable Energy Conference. This conference takes place April 27-29 at the capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., and will be co-located with the National Hydropower Association’s annual conference.

METS provides a venue where technical experts can publish and present wave and water current energy research that helps accelerate the pace of technology development.

The METS 2015 organizing committee is seeking 3- to 5-page extended abstracts that focus on the design, analysis, environmental monitoring and economic evaluation of wave energy and water current energy converter technologies. Click here for specific areas of interest.

Abstracts received by Feb. 13 will be reviewed by the committee, and author notification of acceptance and reviewer feedback will be received by March 6. Selected authors must submit revised extended abstracts by April 10. Papers will be presented April 28 or 29.

The METS 2015 proceedings will consist of extended abstract submissions and technical presentations. In addition, the METS review committee will invite selected presenters to author a full-length paper for inclusion in a special METS issue of the International Journal of Marine Energy.

The International Marine Renewable Energy Conference offers researchers, technology developers, policy makers, non-governmental organizations and industry representatives the opportunity to discuss financing instruments, best management practices, and global regulatory developments regarding marine renewable energy.

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