The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), and in particular Professors Sotirios Karellas and Emmanuel Kakaras of the School of Mechanical Engineering, organized with great success ORC2019, the 5th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems.

The Seminar on ORC Power Systems was held in Athens from 9 to 11 September 2019 at the Royal Olympic Hotel and was organized under the auspices of the Knowledge Center on Organic Rankine Cycle (KCORC), a scientific knowledge dissemination platform on issues concerning ORC technology.

The conference was attended by members of the ORC scientific community from all over the world, including distinguished researchers from leading research institutes, as well as young researchers taking their first steps in the field. In addition, representatives from the industry followed and enriched the discussions with their experience. The event provided to the participants a unique opportunity to exchange views, discuss theoretical ideas and share practical know-how, being a springboard for the further development of ORC technology through the conception and practical implementation of innovative concepts. More specifically, during the conference, over 124 presentations took place over three days in four parallel sessions attended by 270 delegates from 33 countries around the world. In addition, a highly interesting Poster Session was held, featuring 40 scientific studies. The seminar encouraged and promoted interaction between the participants, with the aim of establishing academic and personal relationships between them, expressing the Organizing Committee’s core belief that cooperation is essential for scientific advancement and the successful dissemination of the technology.

The full press release can be found here.

The proceedings can be found at the KCORC website.