Warm greetings from the International Center on Small Hydro Power in Hangzhou, China.
We are pleased to announce that the 7th Hydropower for Today Forum 'Small Hydropower and Green Development' will take place in Hangzhou, China from the 1st to 2nd of November 2016.
Hangzhou, known as one of China’s seven Ancient Capitals, is proudly among the first group of cities that the central government designated a Historic and Cultural City. The organizer International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) is headquartered in this historic city. The Center was created in 1994, directly under auspices of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), China’s Ministry of Water Resources and Ministry of Commerce. The mission of ICSHP is to promote small hydropower development worldwide.
The 7th Hydropower for Today Forum is to seek an innovative, coordinated, green, open and shared development concept, guiding the green development of global small hydropower and sharing the successful experience of China with SHP development. The Forum is also set to provide a platform for international communication and cooperation in the SHP sector. The Forum is hosted by the Ministry of Water Resources and UNIDO, organized by ICSHP, and co-organized by the Hydro Power Committee of Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society and Small Hydro Power Committee of Chinese Hydroelectric Engineering Society as well as related foreign institutions. Representatives from both Chinese and foreign governments, international organizations, national hydraulic societies (special committees), scientific & research institutions and universities, provincial water authorities, hydropower development enterprises as well as equipment manufacturers will be invited to the Forum.
Theme: Small Hydropower and Green Development
- Policies and legal system of green SHP development
- Innovation on technologies and management of green SHP development
- Global SHP status and demand
- International cooperation on SHP
Meanwhile, the World Small Hydropower Development Report 2016 will be published during the Forum. The Coordinating Committee (CC) meeting of the International Network on Small Hydro Power will be held in parallel.
On behalf of the organizing committee, we take great pleasure to invite you to attend this Forum. Your participation is important to further enhance and promote the green development of global SHP.
Call for Papers
Abstracts of up to 500 words, in English, are now invited on the themes listed or related topics. Please email abstracts to the address below. A brief CV of each author should be included. Your abstracts should summarize the precise scope and content of the paper proposed. In the case of any project described, please mention its current status. Email the abstract as a Word File, using the author’s name as the file name. Please note that abstracts should only be submitted if the author would be able to attend the Forum (or send a representative). The deadline for receipt of abstracts is 30 June 2016. Full papers of up to 6000 words will be required by 31 August 2016, and format guidelines will be sent to all authors whose papers are accepted. Please send abstracts to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attached please find the registration form. We look forward to meeting you in November 2016.
CHENG Xialei, Prof
The 7th Hydro Power for Today Forum
International Centre on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP)