A SUCCESSFUL DAY

Thanks for coming along to the Challenge of Sustainability 2008 and making the day a success! The conference drew over 60 attendees and we are already looking forward to the Challenge of Sustainability 2009. Thanks especially to our speakers, sponsors and organisers.

We will be in touch with more news soon and please do keep an eye on this site for updates. If you have any queries or if you have any feedback or ideas, please do contact Niall McMahon at niall.mcmahon@dcu.ie.

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SOLAR ENERGY SOCIETY OF IRELAND MEETING

The Challenge of Sustainability 2008 will host a meeting of the Solar Energy Society of Ireland (SESI) on Friday June 20th 2008. More information will be published together with the programme of the conference soon.

Solar Energy Society of Ireland Logo.

LOOKING FORWARD TO DUNDALK

The Challenge of Sustainability will now take place over one main day on Friday June 20th. More information will be available over the next two weeks, i.e. programme, registration fees and so forth. For consideration as a speaker or poster presenter, please email abstracts to abstracts@allislandenergy.org as soon as possible.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PAPERS

For consideration as a speaker or poster presenter, please email abstracts to abstracts@allislandenergy.org as soon as possible. Decisions about participation will be made on the basis of abstracts, so please ensure that sufficient detail is included. There is no fixed limit on abstract length, but a minimum length of 500 words is recommended. Full papers are accepted at this stage. Abstracts and papers can be submitted as MS Word or Abobe PDF documents.

Successful applicants will be notified very soon.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

The Challenge of Sustainability 2008

First Conference of the Cross Border Sustainable Energy Partnership

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), Thursday 19th and Friday 20th June 2008

Call for Expressions of Interest

The Cross Border Sustainable Energy Partnership is pleased to announce The Challenge of Sustainability Conference 2008. This exciting two-day event will be hosted by Dundalk Institute of Technology on the 19th and 20th of June 2008.

The Challenge of Sustainability will explore how academic institutes can take part in implementing practical solutions for a sustainable and secure future. Participants will be encouraged to relate their ideas to the Eastern Corridor, the geographic region stretching south from Dundalk to Dublin and north from Dundalk to Belfast. The conference will be addressed by distinguished keynote speakers.

You can contribute to The Challenge of Sustainability by presenting a paper on relevant business, policy and technical topics. Presenters will be expected to place their work in the broader context of the conference mission, i.e. how academic institutes can take part in implementing practical solutions for a sustainable and secure future.

Papers will be accepted for either poster or oral presentation.

Contact Details

Please write to info@allislandenergy.org to register your interest in taking part by 5pm Friday March 14th 2008. This is anticipation of a subsequent call for extended abstracts to be submitted by early April 2008.