Energy - Transportation : Technical Aspects and Stakes for the Future

General description

Note: The participation fee for this course is much higher than for other learning events due to extra-ordinary circumstances.

Wanna learn more about Energy ? Wanna get a general overview of this hot topic ? Wanna discover
how electricity transportation will soon be wireless ? Wanna discover Paris ? .. and maybe some
cool island ? Then Come to Paris, Ecole Centrale !!

This event is quite special. Why ?

We want to organize part of this event on the Island of La RĂ©union, in Indian Ocean .. as you can
imagine, it's really expensive to go there .. so we kindly ask you a small contribution for this trip.

Otherwise, it's possible that we must stay in Paris .. in this case, fees will be much lower (50 eur.).

We hope you'll understand .. if you need any complementary information, go on the website, and
don't hesitate to ask us questions :)

Please note: students from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden pay full fee (300 Euros). Students from Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia FYR, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia & Montenegro, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine pay 1/3 of the fee (100 Euros).

Academic information

Content and topics:
A General Overview of the Energy Field will be given. You will be able to discover how the problem of Energy is treated nowadays. Progressively, we'll see the research made to face the increasing needs of the planet and the solutions planned in the future concerning this aspect. A specific part on the Wireless Energy Transmission, that will be considered in Reunion Island, will be treated. This technology gives a lot of possibilities in the future (just imagine the number of applications possible) and we want to show you its importance !
Learning goals and objectives:
to give participants a general overview on Energy Field and the links with Sustainable Development, and to introduce the technology of Wireless Transportation of Electricity that is experimented in La RĂ©union. One of the goals too is to sensibilize the participants concerning the problem of Energy in the future.
Examination type:
Oral presentation or written examination.

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
We want participants who are motivated by the topic of the event. It will be also difficult for you to be selected if your studies don't fit perfectly with the subject. We want you to be nice, friendly and ready to learn and have fun with other European students :)

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Lodging in the Residence of Paris, Ecole Centrale.
Don't know yet.
Public transport in Paris ; Airplane to Reunion Island if we go there (look at the website)