Marine Renewable Energy Conference Slated for October

Press Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The fourth annual Marine Renewable Energy Technical Conference will be held October 30-31, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Providence/Warwick, Rhode Island.
 
The conference Technical Committee is now accepting extended abstracts  for presentation at the  Conference on topics related to tidal energy, wave energy, offshore wind, ocean currents, ocean thermal energy, and other ways to extract energy from oceans or rivers. Also of interest are engineering and environmental studies which further the sustainable development of marine renewable energy.

The accepted abstracts will be made available on the New England MREC web site (www.mrec.umassd.edu) and on flash drives given to each attendee. Extended abstracts are due by May 18, 2012, and will be reviewed from June 1 through June 30. A final agenda will be announced on September 25.

Extended abstracts, a maximum of three pages, with graphics and references, must be submitted in Word and in PDF  directly to: mrec@umassd.edu; submissions must include presentation title, name, title, affiliation, email address and telephone number clearly at the top of the first page.

The Conference is sponsored by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the  New England Marine Renewable Energy Center and its University Consortium, including the Universities of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

For more information, go to www.umassd.edu/event/
 

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