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Invitation to the 2017 Deepwater Energy Conference OTEC Parallel Session
and the First OTEC International Conference
(the Second Call)

Dear Sir or Madam,

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 2017 Deepwater Energy Conference OTEC Parallel Session and the first OTEC international conference which will be held from 23-24 November 2017 at the Hilton Haikou Meilan Hotel, in Haikou, China. The theme of the conference is “promoting engineering application of OTEC, providing energy support for the‘Belt and Road’ Initiatives”. We would like to formally invite you to participate in this Conference as a speaker or as an audience.

The conference aims at providing a platform for researchers, engineers, academics and professionals to exchange knowledge through profound discussions and recent research presentations, and promoting international and multi-disciplinary cooperation in the field of OTEC.

Call for Papers
You are encouraged to submit papers to before 30th September, 2017. We invite paper submissions related to (but not limited to) the following topics:
• OTEC thermodynamic cycle
• OTEC platform design, construction and installation
• Hydrodynamic and heat transfer, design, construction, laying and installation for cold water pipe
• OTEC equipment research, design and manufacture
• OTEC comprehensive utilization
• New energy investment and financing strategy
• Other advanced technology for marine energy
• Other related research

All accepted papers will be collected in the conference proceedings. Accepted papers will also be introduced to other publishers. Authors of outstanding papers will be awarded and invited to give a paper presentation at the conference. All participants have to pay a registration fee, which includes the conference registration fee and daily meals (2 days). The registration fee can be paid online. For more information and registration, please visit

When and Where
Registration: 22th November from 9:00-21:00, 2017
Time:              23th November from 14:00-18:00, 2017 Keynote Speaker Report
                        24th November from 9:00-18:00, 2017 Session Report
Location:        Hilton Haikou Meilan

Haikou, known as the ‘Coconut City’, is the capital of Hainan Province, China’s second largest island. It borders on Qiongzhou Strait in the north, and is separated from the mainland for about 18 nautical miles. The city features beautiful sunshine, crystal water and soft sand. Haikou is the provincial administrative centre of Hainan, as well as its political, economic, technological and cultural center.

If you have any questions about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Dashu Li / Mr. Junlong Cheng by phone at +86 010 8452 4861 / +86 13850318659,or by email at /

Again, on behalf of the organizing committee, we look forward to receiving your high-quality submissions and seeing you in Haikou, China.


Sincerely Yours,


Deepwater Energy Conference Organizing Committee

The First OTEC International Conference Organizing Committee

August 7, 2017

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