Details and dates have been announced for the IX International Renewable Energy Conference, Energy Saving and Energy Education (CIER 2017) which will take place 31st May – 2nd June 2017 at the Hotel
Habana Libre in Havana, Cuba.
The highly regarded three day conference and exhibition, now in its 9 th year, is hosted by the Centro de
Estudio de Tecnologías Energéticas Renovables (CETER), based at the Technological University of Havana
José Antonio Echeverría. It brings together hundreds of scientists, engineers, manufactures, investors, policy
makers, energy users and other specialists from the international renewable energy sector to exchange
knowledge, debate and analyse the global efforts currently being carried out in the field.
The theme for CIER 2017 is ‘Working towards 100% renewable energy sources in the Caribbean’ with a full
and varied conference and speaker programme, that will feature over nine technical and strategic sessions
and over 12 prominent industry specialists, representing both the regional and international renewable
Speaking of the event, Joel Morales, Director of CETER explained; “Since its inception, CIER has always been
an arena for the international scientific community to come together to debate and to analyse efforts being
made to intensify the use of renewable energy technologies. With Cuba at a historic moment, in the midst of
a renewable revolution and investment in the energy sector, CIER 2017 will provide crucial insight into how
we can successfully promote synergies towards the challenge of achieving sustainable energy development
across the region.”
The call for abstracts is now open until 1st March 2017 with paper submissions to be completed by 1st April
For full details and further information on CIER 2017 and how to attend, CLICK HERE.
CIER 2017 is hosted with the support of the Cuban Ministry of Energy and Mines and The Ministry of
Superior Education as well as Cuba Strategies Inc, Cubasolar and the World Wind Energy Association.