|Wave and Tidal Energy Resource Characterization|
|Device Development and Testing|
|Device Hydrodynamics and Structural Mechanics|
|Wave and Tidal Device Arrays|
|Power Take-Off and Device Control|
|Offshore Hybrid Systems|
|Policy Development and Legislation|
|Social Licence to Operate|
|Future Markets and Financing|
|Ocean Energy System Integration (System Control, Storage, Grid Connection)|
|Measurements and Instrumentation|
Guidelines for Contribution
Abstract: An abstract (max. 500 words) must be submitted through the presentation portal before 1 March 2020. Authors are only required to copy their abstract as plain text into the presentation portal, they are not required to submit a document. It is not possible for authors to upload images in their abstract submission. All submitted abstracts will be subject to an initial review to ensure their suitability. Abstracts falling outside the scope of AWTEC (as defined by the conference themes), abstracts consisting of commercial advertisement without any scientific or technical added value, or without novelty (except review papers), will be rejected.
Paper: Authors of accepted abstracts will then be required to submit a full paper through the conference portal before 20 June 2020. All papers will be peer reviewed by at least two reviewers who are experts in the field. During the review period, authors may be asked by the reviewer to amend, correct or revise their paper. The final selection will then be made following which, authors will be informed of their presentation type (Oral or Poster).