The 2014 ETHOS Conference will be held in Kirkland, Washington from Friday, January 24 to Sunday, January 26, 2014. The conference aims to expand its reach from previous annual meetings, encouraging participation of Southern partners, international stoves experts, and development specialists with field experience in the transfer of cooking technologies.
Baymont Inn and Suites
12223 NE 116th Street
Kirkland, Washington 98034
Phone: 425-822-2300, 800-332-4200
Room with 1 King bed is $79.00
Room with 2 Queen beds is $84.00
Call for Papers
Abstracts for papers, talks and workshops are now being accepted. Please submit to Angie McGuigan.
The deadline for abstracts is January 1, 2014.
The deadline for papers or transcripts to be included in conference proceedings is at the conference. Please provide them in an electronic format.For more information, contact:
- Lab research, including: insulative materials, efficiency testing, emissions monitoring, safety updates and design issues, gasifier advances, hayboxes/insulative cookers, solar cookers.
- Field experience, including monitoring of: performance, indoor air pollution exposure, health impacts, user satisfaction, time and socio-economic impacts; awareness raising; stove promotion; involvement of volunteers and local universities; lessons and modification to approaches.
- Efficiency versus effectiveness, and resulting design implications.
- Technology standards: key parameters, constraints.
- Policy issues: role of U.S. partnerships and international donors, country-level leadership, subsidies versus commercialization.
- Researchers, scholars, scientists
- Governmental and non-governmental organizations
- Policy makers
- Other interested parties from various Northern and Southern organizations/institutions
We especially encourage participation in this conference by Southern parties