DATES

27-29 July 2010

VENUE OF WORKSHOP

Reiz Continental Hotel
Plot 779, Cadastal Zone, A.O.
Central Business District
Abuja
Tel: 09 461 9110
Fax: +234 99620744
Email: reizcontinentalhotelabuja at yahoo.com

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

  • To proffer solution to the energy problems in Africa by providing a forum for exchange of ideas by major stake holders.
  • To address important aspects of the implementation of Renewable Energy Programmes in Africa.
  • Explore emerging policy issues, regulations and implementation frameworks for the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in Africa.
  • Public awareness creation among policy makers, investors and the general public on the potentials of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Africa

SCOPE OF WORKSHOP

  • State-of-the-art lectures to be delivered by seasoned experts in renewable energy in such areas as:
  • Sea Water desalination
  • Solar drying (food & cash crops, Fish etc)
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Photovoltaic application (water pumping, telecommunication, vaccine refrigeration etc)
  • Biofuel production & utilization (bioethanol, biogas, biodiesel etc)
  • Small hydro power generation
  • Energy Efficiency Management & Environment.
  • Renewable Energy System Development in Africa.
  • Wind & meteorology etc.
  • Practical Training on the construction of RE systems devices
  • Country Response from invited resource persons and participants.
  • Renewable Energy Market in Africa

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Policy makers, Renewable Energy and Energy, Efficiency Companies, Relevant Government Organisations dealing with Energy issues, Environmental Experts and NGOs; Heads of academic departments and research institutes, lecturer s, researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students in Engineering and Physical Sciences of tertiary
institutions involved in Renewable Energy, Technologies, Public and Private Agencies.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract of not more than 250 words must be submitted by email before 30th May 2010 to the following address:
Professor J.C. Agunwamba
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
email: jcagunwamba at yahoo.com

Once accepted, a full length paper should be prepared following the format stipulated below.

Deadline for submission of full length papers is 30th June, 2010.

REGISTRATION FEE

A registration fee of 40,000 Naira (US$260) per participant payable in cash or bank draft in favour of “National Centre for Energy Research and Development, UNN” can be received at the registration desk or online payment through:

First Bank Nig. Plc.
Account No: 4012030003308
Account Name: National Centre for Energy Research & Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Full payment entitles the participant to a workshop bag, course materials, access to workshop computing facilities, tea/coffee breaks and some local transportation. Student registration fee of 15,000 Naira (US$100) applies only to full-time students who must present valid identification. A student participant is entitled to only the course materials.

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FURTHER INFORMATION

Workshop Secretariat
National Centre for Energy Research and Development University of Nigeria,
Nsukka

Prof. O.U. Oparaku
LOC Chairman
Email: ogbonnaoparaku at yahoo.com
Phone: 08038926351

Engr. C.N. Anyanwu
LOC Secretary
Email: cnasofia at yahoo.com
Phone: 08051980070

Dr. W.I. Okonkwo
Publicity Chairman
Email: ifeanyiwilfred at yahoo.com
Phone: 08033264401

Mail @: ncerdunn at yahoo.com
OR Visit: www.unn.edu.ng/energycentre