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Last updated: 4 March 2015      

This page lists events related to solar cooking throughout the world. To add your event to this page, email event information to webmaster@solarcooking.org.

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The webinar will be held from 3:00pm - 4:30pm GMT (7:00am - 8:30am PST/10:00am - 11:30pm EST). More info and registration...
  • March 17, 2015: GACC Clean Cooking Catalog The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves presents a webinar at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time EST (3:00 p.m. UTC/GMT) designed for new Alliance partners explaining benefits, participation, and opportunities. There will also be an overview of their Clean Cooking Catalog. Alliance consultant Kate Farr will demonstrate optimal Catalog navigation through search criteria and filtering tools to provide unique, targeted data results. More information... For those who are not able to join on the date of the webinar, a recording will be made available on the Alliance’s YouTube channel: Cookstoves Alliance after the 17th.

Awards and grantsEdit

  • Through March 31, 2015: SEED Awards: The SEED Awards recognize "the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up social and environmental enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. The independent SEED International Jury of experts selects enterprises which have the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability while contributing to a greener economy." Apply by March 31, 2015. Read more...
  • Through May 1, 2015: BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards: Solar Cookers International has a unique opportunity to nominate projects from SCInet members for the 2015 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards. The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards seek to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation, awarding contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance, and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world. For consideration for nomination, please email Solar Cookers International with the Subject Line “BBVA Awards” for nomination instructions. Final applications must be received no later than May 1, 2015. All materials must be in English. Read more...

GermanyEdit

  • April 25-26, 2015: (Altötting) - 21. Internationale Solarkocherkonferenz, EG-Solar e.V., Altötting, Deutschland, in der Staatlichen Berufsschule. Konferenzsprache: deutsch. Weitere Informationen...
  • August 14-16, 2015: (Riebau) The Solar Festival e.V. will be taking place at the former army barracks in Riebau, between Altmark and Wendland. The event will cover all things solar with demonstrations and musical entertainment. More information...

IndiaEdit

  • April 24 - 26, 2015: (Lucknow) The North India Solar Summit (NISS) is a major exhibition and conference for the solar industry within India. This will be the second edition of this conference. The conference appears primarily directed at the PV industry, but promoters of solar thermal technologies are also encouraged to exhibit. However, suggested solar thermal applications emphasize building technology. More information...

JordanEdit

  • April 26-28, 2015: (Petra) Jordan will be hosting their first solar cooking forum and competition in cooperation with the Arabian Green energy company in Petra, Jordan. Cash prizes will be awarded for best solar cooker design, best research in solar cooking, and best cultural interaction. More information..., See also: Mohammed Al Ta'ani, General Manager of the Jordanian Renewable Energy Society

United Arab EmiratesEdit

  • January 18-21, 2016: (Abu Dhabi) The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is an annual event hosted by Masdar, which is dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technologies. It will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit is the Middle East’s largest gathering on future energy and one that drives actionable solutions to the world’s energy challenges. Now in its ninth edition, WFES 2016 will attract upwards of 30,000 delegates from 170 different countries, representing expertise from industry, technology, finance and government. More information...

USAEdit

CaliforniaEdit

  • Saturday, July 18, 2015: (Sacramento) The 2nd annual Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival will be held once again in William Land Park from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Solar chefs interested in cooking at the festival are required to pre-register, which will begin in May, 2015. Attend mini solar-cooking classes, learn how solar cooking helps families around the world, and learn how to make a solar cooker yourself. Video of the 2014 festival can be seen at: Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival 2014

ConnecticutEdit

  • March 28-29, 2015: (New Haven) - The twelfth annual Global Health & Innovation Conference will be held at Yale University. The conference convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. With attendance from members of many fields of interest, this may be a good opportunity to network solar cooking technology. Unfortunately, by the time we received invitation information, the deadline had passed for abstract submittals. More information...

UtahEdit

WisconsinEdit

  • April 2015: (Dodgeville) An exhibition of Solar Energy Architectonics by Joel Goodman is scheduled at the Iowa County Courthouse (both floor levels), in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, USA for the month of April. Drawings and model photographs will be presented including: the BIETR (building interior evacuated tubes and reflectors) project, building integrated nonimaging reflector troughs (interior and exterior), thru-wall solar cookers, heliostats (2-axis tracking and 1-axis tracking linear Fresnel systems), spherical reflector segment bowls, and thermal storage.

VirginiaEdit

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