International Conference

2017

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Renewable Energy Technologies, Energy Management and Sustainability, Power engineering, Thermal Energy Systems Engineering -- Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges in Pakistan.


Register Deadline August 20, 2017

September 12-13, 2017 in Islamabad

Seats

230 Participants

Speaker

16 Professionals

Partners

Sponsor
Serena Hotel, Islamabad

About The Event

With the increasing rate of depletion of the fossil fuels and its harmful impact on the environment, the development of sustainable energy technologies has become the need of the day to keep our planet green but, unfortunately, it is associated with several formidable challenges. In this regard, USPCAS-EP is organizing an International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies to bring together energy professionals in academia, government, policy makers, electrical power companies, and manufacturing industries to exchange information and share ideas related to the sustainable energy technologies. The energy experts will review the current developments, opportunities and challenges in renewable energy technologies, energy policy, power engineering and thermal energy systems engineering while keeping in view the regional needs and socio-economic developments. The ultimate objective of this conference is to:

  • Develop and strengthen the links among academia, industry, entrepreneurs and the policy makers engaged in energy sector
  • Exchange the latest information, ideas and developments related to the research and innovation in energy sector
  • Provide the students and young researchers an opportunity to interact with the relevant academics and professionals
  • Enhance public awareness regarding energy crisis and its sustainable solution in Pakistan

Conference Theme / Topics

Renewable energy technologies

Latest developments, opportunities and challenges in the renewable energy technologies with specific reference to the national/regional needs and developing socio-economic scenarios

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Energy Management and Sustainability

Socio-technical aspects of energy management. Innovative and smart approaches in energy management, energy efficiency, engaging local communities in energy projects, climate change and energy relationship

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Power Engineering

Generation, transmission, utilization and control. Applied research, development of new procedures or components, original application of existing knowledge or new design approaches.

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Thermal Energy Systems Engineering

Latest research approaches towards the development and demonstration of components, equipment, technologies and systems involving thermal processes for the production, storage, utilization, and conservation of energy

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Who should attend?

Students, researchers, faculty members, policy makers and professionals in government, electrical power companies and manufacturing industries related to the energy sector.

Confirmed Speakers (more to be added soon)

Our renowned speakers are having diversified background and extensive experience and knowledge of Renewable Energy Technologies, Energy Policy, Power Engineering and Thermal Energy Systems Engineering. Expecting an interesting discussion and hopefully viable suggestions to overcome current energy crisis in Pakistan.

Bien Tan

Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China

Edward Baring Gould

National Renewable Energy Lab, USA

Harvey Bryan

Arizona State University, USA

Juliet Homer

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Nikolas Foster

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Peter C. Matthews

Durham University, UK

Kendra Sharp

Oregon State University, USA

Rizalman Mamat

Universiti Malaysia. Pahang

Debu Misra

University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Arthur Nash

University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Frans Baltussen

Consultant, VA Consultancy, Netherlands and CEO of Proactive Engineering Solutions, Lahore.

Li Jian

Huazhong University, Wuhan, China

Naveed Arshad

SBASSE, LUMS, Lahore

Ahmad Hussain

NED University, Karachi

Javed Chattha

GIKI, Swabi, Pakistan

Mohammad A. Irfan

University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar

N.A. Zuberi

China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (CSAIL)

Program Agenda

10:45
10:45 - 11:00
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Participants arrival & registration

All participants.
11:00
11:00 - 11:05
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Recitation from Holy Quran

11:05
11:05 - 11:10
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Opening remarks

Mr. Arshad Nafees Khan, Deputy Director ASU, USPCAS-E, UET, Peshawar
11:10
11:10 - 11:15
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Welcome address

Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor, UET, Peshawar
11:15
11:15 - 11:20
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Guest of Honor

Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Govt. of Pakistan
11:20
11:20 - 11:25
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Guest of Honor

Prof. Dr. Sohail H. Naqvi, Vice Chancellor, LUMS, Lahore
11:25
11:25 - 11:30
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Mr. Jerry Bisson

Address by the USAID Mission Director in Pakistan
11:30
11:30 - 11:35
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Chief Guest

Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Govt. of Pakistan
11:35
11:35 - 11:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Presentation of shields

11:45
11:45 - 11:55
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Media pull aside

12:00
12:00 - 12:15
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Solar energy – Opportunities and challenges in Pakistan

Harvey Bryan, Arizona State University, USA
12:15
12:15 - 12:30
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Overview of Pakistan power sector and key challenges

N. A. Zuberi, COO, China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (CSAIL)
12:30
12:30 - 14:00
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Lunch & prayer break

14:00
14:00 - 16:55
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Technical Session (Energy Policy & Power Engineering)

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Fazal A. Khalid (VC, UET, Lahore) Session co-Chair: Harvey Bryan, ASU, USA Session co-Chair: N. A. Zuberi, CSAIL
14:00
14:00 - 14:35
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Integrated energy planning for Pakistan

Juliet S. Homer, Pacific Northwest National Lab, USA
14:35
14:35 - 15:10
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Grid integration of renewable energy in Pakistan

Edward Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy Lab, USA
15:10
15:10 - 15:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

50 MW of Solar energy – Lessons from ASU 60 year history with solar energy

Harvey Bryan, Arizona State University (ASU), USA
15:45
15:45 - 16:20
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Indigenous R&D of micro-hydro power plants (MHPPs) to improve the pace of off-grid electrification

Javed A. Chattha, GIK Institute of Science & Technology, Swabi, Pakistan
16:20
16:20 - 16:55
Sheesh Mahal Hall

The need for industrial energy audits in Pakistan

M. Irfan Mufti, UET, Peshawar
16:55
16:55 - 17:30
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Tea & refreshment

09:15
09:15 - 12:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Technical Session I (Renewable Energy Technologies)

Session Chair: Juliet S. Homer, Pacific Northwest National Lab, USA Session co-Chair: Mr. Amjad Awan, CEO, AEDB Session co-Chair: Prof. Dr. M. Bilal Khan, NUST
09:15
09:15 - 09:50
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Porous materials for energy storage & conversion

Bien Tan, HUST, Wuhan, China
09:50
09:50 - 10:25
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Energy efficiency policy and implementation in Pakistan

Nick Foster, Pacific Northwest National Lab, USA
10:25
10:25 - 11:00
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Solid oxide fuel cells – Development and potential challenges

Jian Li, HUST, Wuhan, China
11:00
11:00 - 11:35
Sheesh Mahal Hall

A look at the possibility of 100% electricity from renewable sources in Pakistan

Naveed Arshad, LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan
11:35
11:35 - 12:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Poster session/tea break

12:45
12:45 - 14:00
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Lunch/prayer break

14:00
14:00 - 16:20
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Technical Session II (Thermal Systems Engineering)

Session Chair: Harvey Bryan, Arizona State University, USA Session co-Chair: Debu Misra, University of Alaska, USA
14:00
14:00 - 14:35
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Exploring geothermal resources for energy

Debu Misra, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
14:35
14:35 - 15:10
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Cogeneration in sugar mills and other industries

Frans Baltussen, Consultant, VA Consultancy, Netherlands and CEO of Proactive Engineering Solutions, Lahore.
15:10
15:10 - 15:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Hydrodynamic and combustion behavior of low grade coals in the riser of a circulating fluidized bed combustor

Ahmad Hussain, NED University, Karachi, Pakistan
15:45
15:45 - 16:20
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Biomass gasification utilization for heat (and electrical) generation

Arthur Nash, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
16:20
16:20 - 17:00
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Tea break

17:00
17:00 - 18:05
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Closing Ceremony

17:00
17:00 - 17:05
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Recitation from Holy Quran

17:05
17:05 - 17:10
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Closing remarks

Mr. Arshad Nafees Khan, Deputy Director ASU, USPCAS-E, UET, Peshawar
17:10
17:10 - 17:15
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Guest of Honor

Engr. Javed Salim Qureshi, Chairman, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
17:15
17:15 - 17:35
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Guest of Honor

Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ex-Federal Minister and Ex-Chairman HEC, Govt. of Pakistan
17:35
17:35 - 17:45
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Address by the Chief Guest

Parvez Khan Khattak, Chief Minister (KPK)
17:45
17:45 - 17:50
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Vote of thanks

Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor, UET, Peshawar
17:50
17:50 - 18:05
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Presentation of poster prizes and shields

18:05
18:05 - 18:30
Sheesh Mahal Hall

Tea & refreshment

Organizing Committee

Our Passionate Team behind the Scene.

Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain

Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain

Chief Patron - Vice Chancellor, UET Peshwar

Dr. Tanvir Ahmed

Organizing Secretary

Arshad Nafees Khan

Arshad Nafees Khan

Co-Patron - Co-Director USPCAS-EP

Prof. Dr. Irshad Hussain

Prof. Dr. Irshad Hussain

Chief Organizer

Engineer Ahmed Sohail Khan

Chief Organizer

Location

2017 International Conference
Sustainable Energy Technologies

Serena Hotel, Islamabad
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