Overall, I would say the people selected to give oral presentations have upped their game. The quality is better than most previous conferences. Several other experimental papers impressed me. I will list them below. Here are all the abstracts:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sp71necll4mfv2w/AABLXuUL0v3NrkY7BPYPKDA_a?dl=0 Letts & Cravens Mizuno (if I do say so myself) Takahashi Hioki - These two describe different aspects of the same project. Unfortunately, the funding for it ended last year Tanzella Staker Beiting Biberian Olafsson Zeiner-Gunderson - Both about Holmlid. Not exactly cold fusion, but good. That's just the first two days. Impressive. Note that I cannot judge theory papers and I have nothing to say about them.