Events

6th SCI World Conference 2017

At the Muni Seva Ashram

In Goraj, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

16-22 January, 2017

16-18 January 2017 - Formal conference

19 -22 January 2017 - Optional site visits

Join the most influential people in solar cooking around the world at the 6th SCI World Conference. 300- 500 scientists, thought leaders, executives, innovators, key policymakers, educators, experts and enthusiasts from more than 25 countries will come together to do transformative work.

Forge new partnerships, maximize collaboration, offer best practices, and gather some of the best minds in the sector.

Interested presenters may submit an abstract for consideration.  

ABSTRACT, PAPER, + POSTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES click here

Submissions for abstracts are especially encouraged on these themes:

  • -Solar cooking
  • -Sustainable projects
  • -Financing
  • -Advocacy
  • -Energy policy (change)
  • -Marketing
  • -Scaling up
  • -Movement building
  • -Media and communications
  • -Behavior change communications
  • -Coalition building
  • -Entrepreneurship
  • -Cross-sector involvement
  • -Industry solar thermal applications
  • -Solar food processing
  • -Adoption and impact data, analysis, reporting

Conference Co-Chairs: 

  • Mr. Deepak Gadhia, Muni Seva Ashram, India
  • Ms. Julie Greene, Solar Cookers International, USA 

Conference Secretary: 

  • Dr. Mrs. Janak Palta McGilligan, Jimmy McGilligan Center for Sustainable Development, India 

 Organizing Committee (India):

  • Dr. Ajay Chandak, PRINCE
  • Mr. Ghanshyam Lukhi, Tapi Food Products, Inc.
  • Dr. Mrs. Janak Palta McGilligan, Jimmy McGilligan Center for Sustainable Development
  • Mr. Deepak Gadhia, Muni Seva Ashram

 Organizing Committee (USA):

  • Ms. Julie Greene, Solar Cookers International
  • Ms. Caitlyn Hughes, Solar Cookers International

Accommodation information click here.

Visa information click here.

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