PAVING THE WAVES
2ND WORLD CONFERENCE ON FLOATING SOLUTIONS 2020
Initiated by Blue21 and Waterstudio, PAVING THE WAVES (PtW) aims to bring together leading international experts from the industry, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and researchers from across the world to share knowledge on floating solutions in Rotterdam in 2020. With great honor, PtW will host the World Conference on Floating Solutions 2020 first organized by The Society of Floating Solutions Singapore, and the presentations of the final results from the EU-Horizon2020 funded research project, Space@Sea.
poster & paper presentations
Sharing of state-of-the-art research findings on floating solutions
presentation of final results
Conclusive presentation & discussion to the 3 year EU-Horizon2020 funded research project
A showcase of the final S@S design demonstration at MARIN wave basin will be presented
Exploration of challenges encountered in various cities presented by city representatives and match making them with floating solutions
PAVING THE WAVES HAS NOW FINISHED
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION STARTS
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION & FULL PAPER SUBMISSION STARTS
FULL PAPER SUBMISSION ENDS & COVID-19 REGISTRATION EXTENSION ENDS
NOTIFICATION OF FULL PAPER ACCEPTANCE
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ENDS
STANDARD REGISTRATION STARTS
PAVING THE WAVES STARTS
PtW is now inviting submissions of papers on the following topics.
BUSINESS CASE & REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
SPATIAL PLANNING & ARCHITECTURE
FOOD & ENERGY PRODUCTION
ECOLOGICAL IMPACT & NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS
GOVERNANCE & SOCIAL IMPACT
DESIGN & ENGINEERING OF (INFRA)STRUCTURES
To disseminate knowledge of state-of-the-art research findings about floating development.
To raise awareness of sustainable use of inland and open waters by introducing floating structures as a climate-adaptive measure for urban and offshore development.
To foster multidisciplinary and international collaboration between stakeholders from various disciplines, improving the collective understanding of floating solutions.
To establish a community of practices and take stock of emerging approaches in floating innovation.
To identify knowledge gaps and share insights into crossovers between offshore and urban perspectives regarding the sustainable expansion of coastal cities on water.