• IEA Bioenergy Multi-Tasks Conference - Biofuels & Bioenergy: A Changing Climate, Vancouver (Canada), 23-26 August 2009. Organised by IEA Bioenergy, this conference will provide resource managers, technology developers, policy makers, equipment manufacturers, energy users, educators and academics with an opportunity to discuss research and commercialisation efforts in the rapidly growing biofuel and bioenergy sectors. Visit the IEA Bioenergy website.
• District Heating Futures Seminar/Workshop, Tuusula (Finland), 31 August - 2 September 2009. This event, organised by the IEA District Heating and Cooling research programme (IEA DHC/CHP) and other buildings-related programmes under IEA auspices, will deal with both existing and newly-built environments, the integration of renewable energy and thermal storage. Consult the event announcement.
• International Workshop on Impact, Compliance and Control of Energy Legislations, Brussels (Belgium), 1-2 September 2009. This event focusing on the energy performance of buildings is co-organised by the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), a part of the IEA Programme on Energy Conservation in Buildings & Community Systems (ECBCS). Visit the workshop website.
• 1st International Oxyfuel Combustion Conference, Cottbus (Germany), 8-11 September 2009. This event will provide a forum to continue discussion of issues relevant to the development of oxyfuel combustion technologies and to share lessons from the experience of operating the first oxyfuel combustion boiler. The conference is organised by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA GHG) and Vattenfall, and sponsored by Air Products. Visit the conference web pages.
• 9th Annual Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading, Paris (France), 14-15 September 2009. Hosted by the IEA, the International Emissions Trading Association and the Electric Power Research Institute, this workshop will provide an opportunity for government, business and various stakeholders to discuss topics relevant to a post-2012 agreement in Copenhagen. Visit the IEA website.
• First Meeting of the IEA GHG High Temperature Solid Looping Cycles Network, Oviedo (Spain), 15-17 September 2009. Organised by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA GHG), this event will focus on calcium looping cycles for post-combustion or for hydrogen production, oxygen chemical looping combustion and reforming, and other advanced CO2 capture systems involving reversible gas-solid reactions at high temperatures that are moving fast towards scaling up and demonstration in large pilots. Visit the web page.
• 15th International SolarPACES Symposium, Berlin (Germany), 15-18 September 2009. The IEA SolarPACES programme’s 15th annual event will enable stakeholders from industry, research, politics and the financial world to meet, within the framework of a scientific conference programme, with leading world experts. Visit the conference pages on the website of IEA SolarPACES.
• IEA End-Use Working Party Workshop on Electricity in the Future Transport System, Stockholm (Sweden), 17 September 2009. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the IEA R&D programmes in relevant areas and to enable the IEA End-Use Working Party (EUWP) to advise the IEA Committee on Energy Research and Technology (CERT) on necessary initiatives.
Visit the IEA website. For invitations to this invitations-only event e-mail the organisers.
• 30th Annual Symposium and Workshop of the International Energy Agency Collaborative Project on Enhanced Oil Recovery (IEA EOR), Canberra (Australia), 21-23 September 2009. Focusing on the theme of 'CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery', this year’s IEA EOR symposium will offer participants an opportunity to share knowledge, work with other world experts and further promote application of Enhanced Oil Recovery technologies in oil and gas fields. Visit the IEA EOR conference website.
• 30th AIVC Conference Trends in High Performance Buildings and the Role of Ventilation, Berlin (Germany), 1-2 October 2009. This event is organised by the Energy and Environmental Center Deister GmbH (e.u.[z.]) in co-operation with the International Network for Information on Ventilation (INIVE EEIG) – on behalf of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) – and the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (Fraunhofer-IBP). It will be held in tandem with the International Conference on Building and Ductwork Airtightness. See conference announcement. AIVC is part of the IEA Programme on Energy Conservation in Buildings & Community Systems (ECBCS).
• International Conference on Coal Science & Technology (ICCS&T), Cape Town (South Africa), 26-29 October 2009. Co-sponsored by the IEA Clean Coal Centre, this conference will provide the technical community with an opportunity to share knowledge in their respective clean-coal technology fields. Visit the conference website.
• Workshop on Process Integration in Small and Medium Enterprises, Bern (Switzerland), 27-28 October 2009. Organised by the IEA Implementing Agreement on Industrial Energy-Related Technologies and Systems (IETS) in co-operation with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, this workshop will bring together diverse stakeholders who have experience of new system approaches for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It will be a first step in forming a new project within the IETS programme on process integration in SMEs. For more information visit the IETS website.
• 18th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, Essen (Germany), 16-21 May 2010. This event for decision takers in politics, industry, research and finance will cover wide-ranging scientific, technological, deployment and policy questions relating to the role of hydrogen and fuel cells in a sustainable energy economy. The conference, which builds on previous conferences dating back to 1976, will feature a training and information session on hydrogen and fuel cells. The IEA Implementing Agreement on Advanced Fuel Cells is represented in the event’s organisation team. Visit the conference website.
• 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam (the Netherlands), 19-23 September 2010. This tenth conference in the series organised by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA GHG) will provide a platform for fruitful discussions on finding opportunities to implement greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and to overcome the barriers to applying these technologies. Visit the conference website.
• 8th International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings, Liege (Belgium), 13-15 December 2010. Organised by the Thermodynamics Laboratory and the Department of Environmental Sciences and Management of the University of Liege in close co-operation with the IEA Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems Programme (IEA-ECBCS), this event will enable researchers and specialists in buildings and in heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems simulation to present papers and discuss the latest developments. Visit the conference website.