AWTEC 2024

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General Information

Asian Offshore Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series 2024

Supporting organization

1) Korean Society of Ocean Engineers (KSOE)

The Korean Society of Ocean Engineers (KSOE) was established in 1986 with the aim of contributing to national development and to the interests of society in promoting improvement of engineering and technology related to the development and production of ocean resources, in accordance with the Act on the Establishment and Operation of Public Interest Corporations.
KSOE will announce AWTEC 2024 via its homepages as conference host society and some society experts will join AWTEC 2024 organizing committee.

2) Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST)

KIOST is a state-run institution tasked with discovering new scientific knowledge about the ocean for the benefit of the people, as a better understanding of the sea surrounding us is related directly to the creation of new jobs.
Their research roles are ocean resources and related applications and commercialization of such resources for the development of marine science and technology and the marine industry, ocean and polar science and technology policies and institutions, fostering of outstanding professionals in the marine sector and public services, development, inspection, and repair of marine-related equipment, machinery, and technology. KIOST is one of AWTEC 2024 host organizations and they will offer technical tour at Busan.

3) Korea Research Institute of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO)

Established in 1973, KRISO has contributed to the development of Korea’s ship and ocean engineering industry through extensive research on ships and offshore plants.
As the only government-funded research institute in the field of ships and offshore plants (under the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries), KRISO resolves national issues by developing, applying, and commercializing novel technology in related fields such as design, safety, and environment. It was established for the purpose of conducting creative research while setting international standards. KRISO is one of AWTEC 2024 host organizations and they will arrange technical tours at Busan and Jeju island.