ODAK2023: Final Announcement, New Information & Register by Friday for a Free Lunch

“Dear Colleagues,

This is the final announcement for the “ODAK2023 Kick-Off Event: Sunrise for Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) in Turkey” on 26 February 2020 at METU. You can reach the draft Program via this link. We currently have > 45 people registered for the event. Several colleagues emailed me indicating that they would not be able to attend but want to contribute to ODAK2023, and therefore I am also including these colleagues so they can benefit from the draft Program and the new information below.

Information for ODAK2023: Kick-Off Event

  • Online Registration:
    • Register at https://forms.gle/oXBXLpvoHmcfgEMz9
    • <<Register by 21 Feb. and receive a free lunch!>> Specifically, we will be making arrangements for lunch based on the participants who register by Friday.
  • Venue
  • Tentative Agenda for 26 Feb. 2020
    • 8:15-8:45: Registration
    • 9:00-18:00: ODAK2023. Due to the tight presentation schedule, we will start promptly at 9:00 and work to move efficiently through all the presentations.

New Information:

  • ODAKtr Contact List: We are working on developing a contact list of Key CST Stakeholders for Turkey to strengthen CST networks. In early March we will follow-up on how to join this Contact List.
  • Follow-up session at SolarEx Istanbul.
    • Session Title: Pathway to Concentrating Solar Thermal deployment in Turkey
    • Co-organized by METU-GÜNAM and ESTELA (Belgium)
    • Date: 2 April 2020
    • Time: 13:00-18:00
    • Location: Efes Seminar Room
    • https://solarexistanbul.com/en/
    • We will use the ODAK2023 Contact List to disseminate updates on this session in March.

We hope to see you next week at ODAK2023: Kick-Off Event to contribute to catalyzing CST Research and Innovation Activities in Turkey and support the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

With warm regards

Prof. Dr. Derek K. Baker

Department of Mechanical Engineering

GÜNAM Management Board

GÜNAM ODAK (Concentrated Solar Thermal Research Lab.)

Middle East Technical University

http://users.metu.edu.tr/dbaker/