PAVING THE WAVES

2ND WORLD CONFERENCE ON FLOATING SOLUTIONS 2020

October 06-08 
Online Conference

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.

 
 

Programme

wcfs2020

poster & paper presentations

Sharing of state-of-the-art research findings on floating solutions 

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space@sea

presentation of final results

Conclusive presentation & discussion to the 3 year EU-Horizon2020 funded research project

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space@sea

testing

 A showcase of the final S@S design demonstration at MARIN wave basin will be presented

interactive discussion

Exploration of challenges encountered in various cities presented by city representatives and match making them with floating solutions

 

Key Dates

PAVING THE WAVES STARTS IN..

26/01/2020

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION STARTS
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION & FULL PAPER SUBMISSION STARTS

20/04/2020

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION ENDS & COVID-19 REGISTRATION EXTENSION ENDS

26/06/2020

REGISTRATION CLOSES
NOTIFICATION OF FULL PAPER ACCEPTANCE

26/08/2020

16/09/2020

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ENDS

20/03/2020

STANDARD REGISTRATION STARTS

27/06/2020

06/10/2020

PAVING THE WAVES STARTS
 

TOPICS

PtW is now inviting submissions of papers on the following topics.

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Objectives

  • 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.
 
 

Sponsors & Supporters

Co-organizers

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