The Solar Cookers and Food Processing International Conference was co-organized by Terra Foundation and Solar Cookers International and held in the Palacio de Congresos de Granada and Parque de las Ciencias during 12-16 July 2006 in Granada, Spain. More than 200 people from all over the world attended the meeting. To check the conference programme or acquire the proceedings CD with the papers and posters presented, you can visit the official website of the conference at http://solarconference.net. A link to the papers presented at the conference is found below.
The Conference's goal was to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange knowledge and decide future actions and collaborations to spread access to solar cooking, water purification and related solar food processing applications. The purpose was to reduce the health and environmental hazards related to traditional open fire cooking and growing fuel shortages affecting one-sixth of humanity. The Conference also evaluated the requirements, technology, costs and benefits of solar cooking technologies, an environmental friendly application and a chance for socio-economic development, culture of peace promotion and cooperation strategies.
All papers that were presented are available here.