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Call for papers: 2019 Summer Study - submit your abstract by 15 October
Energy efficiency first, but what next?
eceee 2019 Summer Study
3–8 June 2019
Belambra Presqu'île de Giens, France
Abstract submission now open
Submit your abstract by 15 October
Is efficient sufficient?
The Paris agreement has set a long-term goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and the aim to limit the increase to 1.5°C. Increasing energy efficiency alone will not be sufficient to reach this goal; we also need to look beyond efficiency improvements towards how we can reduce absolute energy consumption.
The summer study moves the frontiers of energy policy and established practices, and looks at what is really needed to break the curves of increasing energy demand and rising temperatures.
Five days that shape tomorrow’s policy
Fuelled by 400 participants who spend five full days networking and discussing, eceee’s biennial Summer Study has grown into the most important energy efficiency event in Europe. It is here the trends of future policies can be spotted first.
The Summer Study is the backbone of eceee's aim to deliver comprehensive evidence-based information on energy efficiency. It offers a mix of peer-reviewed quality paper presentations, informal sessions, inspiring keynotes and just plain round-the-clock networking.
Call for abstracts based on evidence
All presentations by participants are based on an abstract submission for any of the following nine panels.
1. The dynamics of limiting (energy) consumption
2. What’s next in energy policy?
3. Policy and governance
4. Monitoring and evaluation for greater impact
5. Smart and sustainable communities
6. Transport and mobility
7. Make buildings policies great again
8. Buildings: technologies and systems beyond energy efficiency
9. Improving energy efficiency in ICT, appliances and products
New: Extended abstracts complement peer-reviewed papers
Peer-reviewed papers based on submitted abstracts and presented as oral papers or as a visual display, form the backbone of the eceee Summer Study. This year, however, we will allow a limited number of presentations based on extended abstracts as a complement to the papers. These are primarily intended for projects or processes that are not yet finalised or suited for a peer-reviewed paper but still deemed to provide a valuable contribution to the Summer Study.
Submit your abstract by 15 October.
The energy sufficiency library
eceee's energy sufficiency library contains all concept papers, workshop reports and presentations from the Energy Sufficiency project. It also highlights relevant reports from other sources to help you dig deeper and better understand what sufficiency might mean for you and our society.