International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET-2010)

Venue: International Islamic University, Old Campus Auditorium, Faisal Masjid, Sector E-8, Islamabad City, Pakistan

Location: Islamabad City, Capital City, Pakistan

Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2010 End Date/Time: Dec 02, 2010
Registration Date: Dec 02, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 02, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 31, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Sep 30, 2010
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Description

SCOPE
A four days International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies will be held in the beautiful Capital City of Islamabad, at the International Islamic University, Old Campus Auditorium (Faisal Masjid), Sector E-8, in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is planned during the comfortable early winter weather on November 29, 2010. The foreign and Pakistani experts will be invited to deliver their Keynote talks, contributory lectures and poster presentations on the conference topics. The topics are selected to elaborate on the theme of the conference on new power generation technologies and available hydro-power capacity in Pakistan. This conference offers an opportunity for engineers, scientists, professionals, policymakers, investors and other parties to review recent developments in the energy systems and technologies.
The conference topics beside hydro power, nuclear power and fossil fuel power will also include subjects like: Energy applications of nanotechnologies, green power energy, bio-fuels energy, sustainable energy, solar energy, wind power, clean energy technology, renewable energy as well as climate change effects on energies. All these topics are important for development of the economy of a country. Today, the world’s oil, gas and coal energy supply has proven to be contributors to our environmental problems. Since exhaustible energy supplies are limited, there is an urgent need to focus attention on development of renewable energy sources and use of energy efficient technologies. With increasing scope, scale, research and development the costs of renewable energy technologies will come down. It is estimated that renewable energy could contribute at least half of all electric power in large economies in the future. The renewable energy will drive world’s economic system in the future as its share rose to about 15 to 20% in 2008 with an estimated investment reaching to the tune of USD 100 to 130 billion.

The outcome of the topics, lectures, expert discussions, presentations and latest R&D on different power generation systems and technologies will help our societies in Asia and particularly in Pakistan to get rid of energy crises and power shortages. The experts will help us during the discussions and meetings for possible solutions on our industrial and domestic energy production goals.

The young engineers/professionals will be given a chance to present their findings on the conference topics. Conference will provide an opportunity for everyone to come and join us in the day to day discussions, lectures, presentations with their new ideas covering everything from a micro project to a mega project. The Conference theme covers as many topics as possible, under different fields of electricity/power generation, sustainable, as well as, renewable systems and technologies.




INDUSTRIAL STALLS

The energy related and other parties will be provided space for display of their products, materials and literature for the show, during the conference four days. The parties will be asked to pay Rupees 20, 000/- for four days, or, Rupees 5,000/- per day, if they want to stay for less than four days.

SPONSORS NEEDED

The outcome of the conference will be broad based for the public sector as well as private enterprises; the benefits will be equally achieved by all the concerned parties, whether local or international. We definitely need sponsors for this conference, to meet its expenditure which will be in the tune of 20 million rupees (about USA Dollars 25000.00). The sponsors will be recognized/put on all conference literature as well as in the proceedings book.


CALL FOR PAPERS

The papers will be based on all the topics related to the objectives of the conference. The technical papers will be accepted up to 8 pages on A-4 size sheets, this should include figures and tables. All the authors are requested to send one original hard copy plus a soft copy on CD to Conference Secretariat address; also send one copy by E-mail (electronically) to pgsret@iiu.edu.pk. The paper format will be used as described by the IEEE journal.

The poster presentations will be displayed on 1-meter wide and 1.2 meter high board, provided by the organizers. All the technical papers will be reviewed by the subject experts and these will be published in the conference proceedings book. The oral paper presentations will be made on power point slides, shown by multi-media projector, in the designated halls. The posters as well as oral presentations will be treated equally in the proceedings book. The Keynote talks will be given 40- minutes duration with 10-minutes for question answers (total 50-minutes), where as oral/contributory papers will be given 15-minutes for presentation and 5-minutes for question answers (total 20-minutes).

DEADLINES FOR PAPERS

1- Abstracts submission -----------------------------August 31, 2010
2- Full manuscript (paper) submission ----------September 30, 2010




PGSRET-2010 CONFERENCE TOPICS

1-Hydro power generation systems and technologies

1.1 Dams and Civil Structures
1.2 Equipment and Technology
1.3 Project Development: Micro project, Macro project, Mega project
1.4 Water Resources Management: storm/flood water control and management; Flood forecast and analysis, wastewater management, Water supply and distribution; Water demand forecasting; water consumption trends; Water resources; groundwater; water saving technologies; Rainwater harvesting; Grey water recycling;
1.5 Ocean energy; wave and tidal; conversion of wave, tidal and salinity gradient; wave energy technology; Tidal Energy; Wave energy conversion principles, machinery, control principles, materials, moorings, installation, operation and maintenance; The development of tidal turbines, horizontal and vertical axis tidal turbine, oscillating hydrofoil

2-Renewable Energy

2.1 Clean renewable energy, alternative/renewable sources for power, large-scale incorporation of renewable energy, grid-connection, design and manufacturing of renewable energy plant, connection with LT lines, sustainable energy supply
2.2 Green technology/renewable industry
2.3 Geothermal energy, geothermal energy with heat and cold storage in the ground, thermal Storage; molten salt storage system; Concrete storage
2.4 Biogas: bio-fuels, biogas production, large scale biogas heat and electricity production; technologies for biogas cogeneration, gas turbines and fuel cells; biogas grid connection; biogas transportation, production, storage, fuelling and distribution; biogas from organic waste, Industrial waste & waste water; biogas from sewage treatment plants; biogas production from animal manure gasifying high yield from crops; biogas role in the renewable energy supply systems

2.5 Wind power/energy:

Offshore wind projects development and prospects, greenfield and brownfield sites; efficiency and output of wind power plant, sources of technology, components and manufacturing; drivers for joint wind and solar power plants; technology of seamless interworking of wind and solar equipment; potential of offshore wind farms technology options; power generators technology; innovations in turbine technology; technologies for wind forecasting, measurement and meteorological data analysis; offshore Sites for Maximum Power Generation; wind Forecasting to Power Levels; wind resource aerodynamics and structural dynamics; new conceptual designs and technologies

3-Solar power generation systems and technologies

3.1 Solar Technologies and System Engineering: solar energy for rural and remote locations; solar energy power plant; operational efficiency of solar power plant; advanced photovoltaic technologies; concentrator; photovoltaics; application of photovoltaic on grid; establishing indigenous production of photovoltaic; photovoltaic systems; photovoltaic Solar Electricity; Organic-based PV; polymer PV and hybrid approaches; components for pv systems and manufacturing technology; large PV Power Plants; high Penetration of Distributed PV; solar thermal technologies; Solar cells; solar cell materials and technologies; silicon solar cells; integrating solar into future grid supplies, dye-sensitized cells and modules, carbon nanotubes
3.2 Terrestrial Concentrator Systems: Materials and processing for very-high efficiency cells
3.3 Efficient silicon production technologies; wafer-based silicon; Mono- and Multicrystalline Silicon Materials and Cells;
3.4 Thin film solar cells technology: Ternary Thin Film Solar Cells; CdTe Solar Cells
Inverters and grid interfacing; Connecting Concentrated Solar Power to the grid system
3.5 Batteries; charge regulators, mounting structures, trackers, cabling, measurements and testing, standardization, and regulations.
3.6 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP); CSP industry; CSP Technology; CSP plant precise engineering, synergies and R&D; Global Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Industry; Compact Linear Fresnel Reflector (CLFR) technology; torresol Energies; advantages with regard to other CSP concepts

4-Energy Systems and Technology

4.1 All energies such as: blue energy, clean energy, energy production for the future,
Global energy outlook, key energy industry, energy automation systems
energy supply systems, services, efficient use, operation and storage
4.2 Advanced energy systems: Fusion Plasmas, Lasers, Radiation, Nanomagnetism,
Spintronics, electrochemical energy systems etc
4.3 Energy and the Economy
4.4 Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy Technologies
4.5 Transportation Energy Systems
4.6 Thermofluids and Thermodynamics of Energy Systems
4.7 Energy Science and Technology
4.8 Distributed energy technology
4.9 Energy and Environment

5-Fossil fuels power generation systems and technologies

5.1 Oil power generation systems and technologies
5.2 Gas power generation systems and technologies, gas storage,
gas to liquids conversion
5.3 Coal power generation systems and technologies
5.4 Unconventional oil, unconventional gas, unconventional fossil fuels and liquids
5.5 Fuel supply and energy planning
5.6 Conversion technologies for heat and power applications
5.7 Equipment and Technology
5.8 CO2 reduction technologies

6-Nuclear power generation systems and technologies

6.1 Advances in Nuclear Power Technology Development, advanced small reactors, safer new reactor designs, cheaper models, national and worldwide nuclear plant safety regulation and standards, environmental impacts of nuclear power plant, the future of nuclear power, role of the fuel cycle in a nuclear power program, fuel procurement, used fuel management, reprocessing fuel, underground nuclear reactors and subterranean power generation,
6.2 NPP materials fatigue, embrittlement study and NPP reliability, life enhancement analysis,
6.3 NPP technology transfer
6.4 Condensed matter nuclear science
6.5 Fusion device engineering
6.6 Innovative transmutation systems
6.7 Best practice waste management techniques and safety

7- Energy Applications of Nanotechnology
7.1 Nanomaterials for energy technology, fuel cell technologies and for hydrogen production and storage
7.2 Nanotechnology for efficient energy conversion
7.3 Functional surfaces and nanostructured coatings for energy systems
7.4 Selective nanostructured absorbers for thermal collectors
7.5 Semiconductor processing for nano-energy solutions
8-Mixed Topics

8.1 New technologies such as high power batteries, fuel cell, carbon and Li+ materials structures, electrolytes and other material developments, energy storage products and ultra capacitors.
8.2 Hybrid components, advances in the combination of battery and ultracapacitor structures to optimize performance for specific applications or characteristics.
8.3 Smart grids, microgrid, energy storage in smart grid.
8.4 Smart Meters
8.5 Quantum energy technology
8.6 Renewable fuels for transportation.
8.7 Zero emission buildings, greenhouse gas emissions, green building, building blocks for high efficiency energy storage
8.8 Lighting technology
8.9 Organic solar cells
8.10 Plastic solar cells
8.11 Biovoltaics technologies
8.12 Portable or miniaturized energy sources

































REGISTRATION FORM
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Fee Foreign delegate US # 200
Foreigner’s Spouse US $ 100
Pakistani participant Pak Rup 2000
Pakistani student Rup 500
Payment mode is by check on the name of:
“International Islamic University (Int Energy Conf)”

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Please email registration form to: pgsret@iiu.edu.pk
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Conference Secretariat:
Professor Dr. M. Afzal Khan
Secretary Conference
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
International Islamic University
H-10, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan
Tele: 0092-51-9019404, 0092-51-9019465, Fax: 0092-51-9258025
Website: www.iiu.edu.pk/pgsret

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