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OTEC Symposium

The International OTEC Symposium is the world’s largest international conference on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Since the first conference in Hawaii in 2013, it has been held annually in Korea, Malaysia, The Netherlands, and France. Two days of unique and interactive sessions provides the framework for networking and collaboration among the wide variety of international speakers and participants. Key players in the OTEC industry, and energy markets, finance, and government representatives from all over the world will have the opportunity to share the latest in this accelerating industry.

The 6th International OTEC Symposium will be held on September 26-27, 2018. The optional tour to the Okinawa OTEC Demonstration Facility and Deep Seawater Industries on Kumejima, Okinawa will be on September 28.

This year’s Symposium will take place at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) on the Okinawa Mainland.


Event Details

The abstract submission deadline for speakers and early registration discount deadline is July 15.

The 9th Okinawa Hawaii Ocean Energy and Economic Development Symposium and Workshop and 2018 Kumejima Hawaii Festival will also be held on Kumejima September 28-29, 2018.

We look forward to seeing you in Okinawa.

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