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The International OTEC Symposia have taken place each year since 2013, each time hosted by a separate organizing committee in each host country. The Ocean Thermal Energy Association (OTEA) is pleased to guide the overall organization of these events going forward. This website is under construction, but we hope to provide archives for the past OTEC Symposia soon.

8th International OTEC Symposium

The 8th International OTEC Symposium was scheduled to take place in Mexico, but given the world situation in relation to the pandemic, it was moved to an online forum. See more information below.

  • Dates: January 27-29, 2021
  • Website: http://otecsymposium2020.cemieoceano.mx/
  • Organizers: Organizing Committee Chairs Dr. Miguel Alatorre, Dr. Estela Cerezo with CEMIE-Oceano, Instiuto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, Universidad del Caribe, Instiuto de Ingenieria UNAM, etc.

Future International OTEC Symposia

The overall organization and planning of future OTEC symposia will take place under the OTEA, with individual host committees in each country operating each Symposium.