Submission / Call for Papers

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Submissions for oral presentations at this year’s symposium has now closed.


Thank you to all our presenters.

Presentations should be in PowerPoint or equivalent format, in English. Presentations will be made available (in PDF format) to attendees of the symposium. You may include a redacted version for distribution or opt out of distribution. If you wish, you may include an article or paper for distribution as well.

Presentation Lengths are 15 minutes, not including questions. Each session will be followed by a short discussion/Q&A.


Posters should be self-printed and brought to the venue. Posters should be no larger than A0 size (880x1170mm poster area), A1 size suggested. The organizers will supply boards and mounting fixtures. Poster data should be submitted no later than 9/14 for inclusion in the distribution materials. If data is unavailable by 9/14 you may bring your poster on the day of the event.


You can download an abstract template Word file here.

Please provide an abstract of less than 500 words in English via email to with: Speaker Name(s), Poster Title, and Topic. Please ensure you REGISTER to attend in advance of submission.

Topics may include:

  • OTEC Technology / Research
  • Finance / Policy
  • Ongoing Projects
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Other Seawater Uses
  • etc.

We will contact you as soon as possible on selection of your application.

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Executive Committee

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Silver Sponsors


Supported by

Okinawa Prefectural Government
OTEC Foundation
Deep Seawater Development Co.
Point Pyuru

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