World Renewable Energy
Congress - Sweden
8-13 May, 2011
World Renewable Energy Congress 2011 - Sweden was hosted by Linköping University during May 8-13, 2011. During the Congress 18 keynote talks and over 550 presentations distributed over 130 sessions have been given. More than 600 people from at least 60 different countries participated. The interest from local and national media was large. We have summarized the media coverage here. Reports from the Congress week can be found here.
The Proceedings of WREC 2011 have now been finalized. The Proceedings are available from Linköping University Electronic Press.
The WREC 2011 Organizing Committee would like to thank all participants, presenters, keynote speakers, committee members, reviewers, and everyone else who have contributed in the making of this fantastic event!
Highlights from the program
• 18 keynote lectures by a international professionals and experts
• 550 individual presentations covering the field of renewable energy
• H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden taking part in the opening ceremony
• EU workshop on the theme "Implementing 20 % renewables - the EU story" (Monday, May 9)
• Cross Border Bioenergy workshop on the theme "Expanding the transport biofuel markets"
• Professional excursion tours
About WREC 2011
The World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) is an international scientific conference that provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and knowledge exchange for scientists, policy-makers, engineers and other specialists with an interest in issues related to renewable energy.
WREC 2011 took place in Linköping, Sweden during May 8-13, 2011. The Congress was hosted by Linköping University in close cooperation with the World Renewable Energy Congress/Network.
Based on the theme "Future Trends and Applications in Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Development", WREC 2011 covered a wide range of topics related to renewable energy technology, energy efficiency, climate change and sustainable energy systems.
WREC 2011 was a truly international event, with contributions from more than 60 countries. The map below shows the distribution of nationalities who have contributed to WREC 2011. Click on the map for a full list of represented countries.