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6th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change, 9-11 October 2013, Athens — Greece

The PROMITHEAS Conference started as an activity of a FP6 funded project and has developed as an annual Conference for scientists and researchers working in energy and climate change policy issues. The 1st PROMITHEAS Conference titled “Energy Investments and Trade Opportunities” in 2008 was a two-day event focused on political and scientific topics.  

This year the 6th International Scientific Conference titled “Energy and Climate Change” of the PROMITHEASnet will take place at the premises of NKUA on October 9-10-11, 2013 in Athens, Greece. 

Themes and Topics

PROMITHEAS network invites scientists, researchers, PhD candidates and engineers from the academic, scientific, engineering and industrial sectors to participate and contribute in promoting and disseminating scientific knowledge. Participants are welcomed to submit abstracts relevant to the following themes/ topics or to combinations of them:

A. Environmental – Climate Change Policy

General topics
- Environmental protection policies (water, noise, health, pollution, ecosystems, biodiversity)
- Environmental – climate change economics
- Decision support systems
- Comparative analysis of policies

B. Energy Policy
General topics
- Energy supply and geopolitics
- Strategic energy planning
- Energy interconnections
- Transcontinental energy corridors
- Environmental, social and economic impacts of energy policies and usage
- Analysis and optimization of energy processes
- Energy scenarios, modeling and forecasting
- Energy security and risk assessment
- Energy management systems
- Energy system analysis and modeling
- Decision support systems for energy sector management
- Energy Economics

Important Dates
Deadlines for the 1st open call
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 29 March 2013
Notification of acceptance: 12 April 2013

Deadline for submission of full paper: 31 May 2013

Important Documents
Abstract template — http://www.promitheasnet.kepa.uoa.gr/images/files/Abstract_%20February_2013.doc
Brochure of Conference 2013 — http://www.promitheasnet.kepa.uoa.gr/images/files/Energy%20and%20Climate%20Policy%20Conference%20brochure%20February_2013.pdf

The Energy Policy and Development Centre (NKUA-KEPA), coordinator of the PROMITHEAS Net is an academic research institute (within the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens). The PROMITHEAS network includes so far twenty five (25) members from sixteen (16) countries of S.E. Europe, Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Central Asia.

The activities of the Centre are related to energy geopolitics, regional energy markets, energy investments and trade, design and evaluation of climate change policy instruments and their interactions, development and assessment of Mitigation/Adaptation policy portfolios.

The Conference Language is English. Intending contributors should submit initially only abstracts. Electronic submission (in MS Word format) through e-mail is strongly recommended. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee before their acceptance for presentation.

The contact details of KEPA are the following:
Energy Policy and Development Centre (KEPA)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Panepistimiopolis, KEPA Building
157-84 Athens, Greece
Tel.: (+30) 210-7275732, (+30) 210-7275809
Fax: (+30) 210-7275828
E-mail: epgsec@kepa.uoa.gr
Website: www.kepa.uoa.gr

For previous events and for the 6th International Scientific Conference “Energy and Climate Change” – http://www.promitheasnet.kepa.uoa.gr