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Wave & Tidal - A RenewableUK Conference & Exhibition
Inquiries: http://atnd.it/20036-1 Price: Sponsoring & Company Level Members: £545 + VAT Other Levels & Non-Members: £695 + VAT Academic, Charities, Government, NGOs: £285 + VAT Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The UK is currently the undisputed global leader in marine energy, with more wave and tidal stream devices installed than the rest of the world combined. This leading position is built on an established marine engineering heritage. The UK has created ground-breaking testing facilities, and the best marine energy resource in Europe. Wave and tidal energy combined has the potential to deliver around 20 per cent of the UK’s current electricity needs which equates to an installed capacity of around 30–50GW. Commercial viability is just around the corner and the UK is well placed to capture a significant share of the global market, forecast to be worth £50 billion by 2050. This event will attract approximately 500 delegates and up to 50 exhibitors of which the majority have huge decision making capabilities with responsibilities across UK, Europe and international markets. The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) is an award winning centre of excellence, situated at the heart of Scotlands elegant and historic capital city. The blend of UNESCO World Heritage architecture and world-class entertainment make Edinburgh a breath-taking city to visit.
Maria McCaffery MBE - Chief Executive – RenewableUK, Fergus Ewing MSP - Minister for Business - Energy and Tourism, Remi Gruet - Chief Executive Officer - Ocean Energy Europe, Simon Robertson - Technology Acceleration Manager - Carbon Trust, Trevor Raggatt - Head of Small Scale and Emerging Renewables – DECC, Neil Kermode - Managing Director - European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd, Max Carcas - Edinburgh University, Neil Davidson - Public Affairs Manager - Aquamarine Power, John Callaghan - Programme Manager (Wave & Tidal) - The Crown Estate, Jason Hayman - Managing Director Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd, Martin Murphy - Managing Director - Tidal Energy Ltd: DeltaStream, Ralf Starzmann - Head of Sales and Head of Hydrodynamics - Schottel Hydro, James Murray - Business Development Manager -Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd, Henry Jeffrey - Senior Research Fellow - University of Edinburgh, Adrian de Andres - Research Associate - University of Edinburgh, Kenneth Doherty - Aquamarine Power Ltd, George Lavidas - Edinburgh University, Stephen Salter - Emeritus Professor of Engineering Design, Dan Pearson - Chief Executive Officer - MeyGen Ltd, Tim Sawyer - Chief Executive Officer - Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd, Sue Barr - Environment and External Affairs Manager, Dr Ian M Davies - Renewables and Energy Programme Manager - Marine Scotland Science, Angie de Burgh - Principal Marine Consultant - Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd, Natalie Frost - Head of Environment - ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd, Jonny Lewis - MarineSpace Ltd, Andrew Smith - Head of the Renewable Energy Investment Fund - Scottish Enterprise, Colin Cornish - Managing Director - MEM (UK) Ltd, Joao Cruz - Chief Technology Officer - Wavepower Technologies Ltd, Charles Reynard - Eversheds LLP, Lloyd James - Senior Associate - Burges Salmon LLP, Simon Cheeseman - Wave and Tidal Sector Specialist - ORE Catapult, Gary Howland - Jee Ltd, Allard van Hoeken -Head of New Energy - Bluewater Energy Services B.V, Joe Wilcox - Head of Marine and Renewables - Supacat Ltd, Louis Verdegem - Ocean Energy Technology Manager - Bosch Rexroth Limited, Peter Fraenkel - Fraenkel-Wright Ltd, Jason Hayman - Managing Director - Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd, Jonathan Hodges - Senior Consultant - MEM (UK) Ltd, Giles Hundleby - Associate Direcor - BVG Associates, Anders Jansson - Managing Director - Minesto AB, Oliver Wragg - Commercial Director – EMEC, Stuart Farmer - Programme Manager - Invest in Cornwall, Michele Grassi - Chief Executive Officer & Chairman - 40South Energy, Jan Peckolt - Chief Executive Officer - NEMOS GmbH, Mattia Raffero - ISWEC100, Jochen Weilepp - Professor for Energy Management - University of Applied Sciences Biberach, Kevin Black - Technical Director - Partrac Ltd, Mark Lawless - JBA Consulting, Vasileios Tzitzilonis - Research Assistant - Brunel Innovation Centre, Brett Marmo - Xi Engineering Consultants