Submission / Call for Papers

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We are now accepting submissions for poster and oral presentations at this year’s symposium.


You can download an abstract template Word file here.

Please provide an abstract of less than 500 words in English via email to with: Speaker Name(s), Presentation/Paper Title, Topic, and an indication of your desired medium (oral or poster). Please ensure you REGISTER to attend in advance of submission.

Topics may include:

  • OTEC Technology / Research
  • Finance / Policy
  • Ongoing Projects
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Other Seawater Uses
  • etc.

The deadline for abstract submission is July 15 July 31, 2018. We will contact you within two weeks on selection of your application.

Full Paper

Full paper submission deadline is August 31. Full papers should be in PowerPoint or equivalent format. Presentations will be made available (in PDF format) to attendees of the symposium. You may include a redacted version for distribution or opt out of distribution.


In addition to those who wish to provide a poster, if volume of oral presentation submissions exceeds capacity, we may offer a poster option as a substitute. Posters should be self-printed and brought to the venue. Posters should be no larger than A0 size (880x1170mm poster area). Poster board availability will be confirmed with presenters via email. The organizers will supply boards and mounting fixtures. Poster presenters must attend for their poster to be displayed.

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