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7th International Conference on Energy Research & Development

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7th International Conference On Energy Research and Development

November 19-21, 2019 | State of Kuwait 


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The conference organized by ASHRAE and Kuwait University will take place November 19-21, 2019.The theme of the conference is “Advances in Energy Research & Development.” Special emphasis will be on emerging energy conversion technologies, conservation and management strategies. The objective is to optimize the utilization of basic energy resources in the major energy consuming sectors in the arid region of the Arabian Peninsula.

Venue and Dates

The seventh conference will take place on November 19-21, 2019 at one of the 5-Star Hotels in Kuwait.


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The early registration fee is KD 112 (US $ 400) and includes a reception, lunches, dinners, coffee breaks, banquet, tours, and the conference proceedings. The early bird registration expires October 31. The late registration fee begins on November 1. The late registration fee is KD 140 (US $ 500). The student registration fee is KD 20 (US $ 65).

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  • Conference Topics

    • Energy Conversion and Management.
    • Energy Conservation.
    • Fuels and Alternatives.
    • Energy Policy and Planning.
    • Combined and Co-generation Energy Systems.
    • Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Systems.
    • Energy & Environmental Issues.
    • Energy and Sustainable Development.
    • Renewable Energy Technologies.
    • Energy Storage.
  • Call for Papers

    The deadline to submit abstracts was January 20th, 2019. 87 abstracts have been approved for full paper submission. Abstracts were received from over 15 countries covering a wide range of topics such as: energy management, ventilation efficiency, data centers, agriculture, rural electrification, CFD, greenhouse gas emissions and much more. Authors were notified of acceptance of their abstracts on January 31, 2019.

    The deadline for authors to submit their full manuscripts is March 25, 2019. The Scientific Committee of the conference will peer review the papers. Papers that may require revisions should be re-submitted by May 21, 2019.

    To submit your paper:

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  • Deadlines

    1. Submission of abstracts, January 20, 2019.
    2. Notification of acceptance of abstract, January 31, 2019.
    3. Submission of complete manuscript, March 25, 2019.
    4. Final acceptance June 24, 2019.
  • Travel and Accommodation

    Participants are responsible for their travel and hotel accommodation.  Free accommodation will be provided to the authors presenting papers.  Assistance will be provided for hotel reservations, entry visas and reception at the Kuwait International Airport.

    Scientific Committee

    • Walid Chakroun, Chair (Kuwait)
    • Tim Wentz (USA)
    • Bjarne Olesen (Denmark)
    • Nesreen Ghaddar (Lebanon)
    • Prof. Dr. M. Barış Özerdem (Turkey)
    • M.H. Hosni (USA)
    • Essam Alawadhi (Kuwait)
    • Ashish Rakheja (India)

    Organizing Committee

    • Dr. Sorour Alotaibi, Chair
    • Prof. Walid Chakroun
    • Dr. Osama Alyousif
    • Dr. Bader Alshriaan
    • Dr. Mohammed Al-Alaimi
    • Joseph Firrantello      
  • Sponsors
    • Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
    • Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)
    • Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC)
    • Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE)
  • Committee 

    Scientific Committee 

    Walid Chakroun, Chair
    Nesreene Ghaddar
    Bjarne Olesen
    Mehmet Baris Ozerdem
    Ashish Rakheja
    M. H. Hosni
    Tim Wentz
    Essam Alawadhi 

    Organizing Committee 

    Dr. Sorour Alotaibi, Chair
    Prof. Walid Chakroun
    Dr. Osama Alyousif
    Dr. Bader Alshriaan
    Dr. Mohammed Al-Alaimi
    Dr. Fotouh Al-Ragom
    Eng. Humoud Al-Hadiah