Submission deadline: ended

Notice of acceptance: 11 December 2023 (delayed by a few days)

If you are interested in presenting your work to other members of this emerging industry, you are kindly requested to write a one-page A4 abstract, in English, about what you want to present and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. between the opening and closing date of the call. Your abstract will then be evaluated by the programme committee of internationally renowned AWE experts. Notice of acceptance is given after peer-review, together with the type of talk (speaker session/poster session).
You may use the Latex or MS Word / LibreOffice abstract templates to compile your abstract and see how it will appear in the format of the book of abstracts.
Accepted abstracts will become part of an illustrated book of abstracts available in open access and distributed at the conference. Check out the existing book series
The conference is intended as a reference for companies, politicians, researchers, scientists, investors, professionals and students interested or active in the innovative field of Airborne Wind Energy. Submitted abstracts will be selected and arranged so that the conference will provide a consistent compilation of existing prototypes and models, fundamental theories, current research and development activities, and economic, investment and regulatory aspects. Besides the R&D and technical sessions, it is of special interest to have an investment & finance session. All investors (VC, family offices, Corporate Ventures, private investors etc.) are welcome to contribute their interest, expectation or existing experience about AWE financing to the conference. The topics of the conference will include but are not limited to:
  • Practical experiences and prototypes
  • High altitude wind resource
  • Wind measurement and weather conditions
  • Political issues and requirements
  • Ground-generation pumping concepts
  • Airborne-generation concepts
  • Ground-generation rotary concepts
  • Performance characterisation
  • Flight stability, dynamic models and control
  • Structural and aerodynamic analysis
  • Materials
  • Kite and tether design and manufacture
  • Generators and electrical subsystems
  • Reliability and safety assessment
  • Kite networks
  • New AWE concepts
  • System topologies
  • Economic potential
  • Social acceptance
  • Ecological impacts and footprint
  • Sustainability & Climate change
  • Financing strategies
  • Regulations and insurance
  • Investors perspective.
  • Experiences from test, demonstration and commercial operation
  • AWE siting, potential and site development
  • Supply Chain
  • Social acceptance and community engagement
  • Environmental impacts and carbon footprint, life-cycle analyses
  • Safety and airspace integration
  • Standardization and technical guidelines