Call for Papers for the 23rd World Energy Congress Istanbul, 9-13 October

The top 3 winning prizes will be of 10,000 euros for the winner, 7,500 euros for the second place, and 5,000 euros for the third place.

ISTANBUL--()--The World Energy Congress is now accepting academic papers for its 2016 meeting. The deadline to submit papers is 30th April.

Submitting a paper to the World Energy Congress provides an excellent opportunity to contribute to the development of the global energy community. 20 papers will be selected to be presented at the dedicated expert forum and distributed to all delegates on USB flash drives.

Prizes will be awarded to these papers, which will range from 1,500 Euros to 10,000, totalling more than 60,000 Euros. The top three winning prizes are as follows:

              First Place:   10,000   Euros
Second Place: 7,500 Euros
Third Place: 5,000 Euros

Authors are invited to provide their insight on one of the following themes:

  • World Energy Scenarios

Energy scenarios to explore the future of energy production and to help us better understand critical uncertainties and factors which could impact key decisions

  • World Energy Resources and Technologies

A focus on innovative technologies for the following resources: Coal, Oil, Bioenergy, Waste, Peat, Geothermal, CCUS, Gas, Uranium & Nuclear, Hydropower, Marine, Wind, Solar, Energy Storage, Energy Efficiency Technologies, e-Mobility.

  • World Energy Trilemma

A look at how the private sector and governments can work towards an energy secure future through balancing the Trilemma (a 21st century policy framework for evaluating the degree to which energy options are (1) secure; (2) affordable; and (3) environmentally sensitive).

  • Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure

Looking at the best financial models to finance resilient energy infrastructure which will enable the integration of new forms of energy into the grid and withstand changes in weather conditions.

For more information about how to submit an academic research paper, click here:

The World Energy Congress will be first global energy event to take place since COP21, and will provide a forum for energy leaders to collaborate on the next stages of developing a sustainable energy market.

Hasan Murat Mercan, President of the Organising Committee for the World Energy Congress commented: “With less than eight months to go until the 23rd World Energy Congress, the Organising Committee welcomes the input of academics and experts on the key energy issues of the day. As the most influential and inclusive gathering of senior leaders from all segments of the energy community, the World Energy Congress is a valuable opportunity for ideas to be shared and discussed.”

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Notes to Editors:

About the World Energy Council

Founded in 1923, the World Energy Council is the only truly global and inclusive forum for thought-leadership and tangible engagement committed to our sustainable energy future. Our network of 93 national committees represents over 3000 member organisations including governments, industry and expert institutions. Our mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all. The World Energy Congress is the world's premier energy gathering.

About the World Energy Congress

The triennial World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event, is the premier international, multi-energy forum for participants to better understand energy issues and solutions from a global perspective.

The World Energy Congress has gained recognition since the first event in 1923 as the premier global forum for leaders and thinkers to debate solutions to energy issues. In addition to the discussions, the event provides an opportunity for executives to display their technologies and explore business opportunities.

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Roisin Miller
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Roisin Miller
T +44 (0)20 7592 7922
M +44 (0)79 5078 3428