Zewail City, ANSOLE organize the International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016)

Zewail City of Science and Technology and the African Network for Solar Energy (ANSOLE) are organizing the International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE2016) in celebration of the 5th anniversary of ANSOLE. The conference is held at Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt from February 3 to 6, 2016.

At INCORE2016, experts from all over the world will disseminate the latest cutting-edge technologies in the renewable energy field and will address the main renewable energy challenges that Egypt and Africa face nowadays.

“One of the conference goals is to provide a good opportunity for research collaborations between Egyptian, African institutions and their counterparts at the worldwide level,” said Prof. Salah Obayya, vice chair for academic affairs at Zewail City and the conference chairman. “These collaborations will ultimately lead to advancements in the renewable energy field and its various applications, and subsequently help eradicate the power problem we face in Egypt,” added Obayya.

Throughout the four-day event, international and national experts will give lectures on various topics including solar cells, solar concentrators, biomass, bio fuel cells, and other related topics. The conference will also feature six invited talks given by world renowned experts like Prof. Azizur Rahman, professor of photonics, City University London, U.k.; Prof. Dieter Meissner, professor of Sustainable Energetics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; Prof. Nowshad Amin, head of Photovoltaic Systems & Advanced Solar Cells Research Group, Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), Malaysia; among others.

The conference drew more than 110 attendees and around 180 members participating with poster and oral presentations from 36 countries around the world.

About ANSOLE:
The African Network for Solar Energy (ANSOLE) was established in 2010 by an initiative of African scientists. The network aims to foster research activities in the field of solar energy and to address the acute energy problem in Africa.


About Zewail City of Science and Technology:
Zewail City of Science and Technology is a nonprofit organization. It is dedicated for advancing education, research, and economic development. The City is governed by the Supreme Advisory Board (SAB) which includes five Nobel Laureates, and with a special Law that grants its independence.