Marine Energy Conference

 

 

Save the date 27, 28, 29th January 2021

Wales’ only conference dedicated to marine energy.

 

Marine Energy Wales Conference 2021

Save the date: 27, 28, 29th January 2021

The conference is going online, further details to follow soon

The Marine Energy Wales conference is the largest conference in the UK dedicated to marine energy.

Join an audience of professionals in this showcase of Welsh industry and find out more about current projects and future plans.

Due to popular demand the conference will be extended for the very first time, maximising networking time and introducing floating offshore wind to the programme.

Why Attend?

  • Hear the latest progress – Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Wales, alongside future opportunities.

  • Join the discussion – The event provides a forum to discuss key challenges and opportunities and to encourage collaboration and business networking.

  • Network – Last year we welcomed 200+ professionals representing 120 different organisations from across Europe, including supply chain, technology developers, academia and government.

Information on speakers and programme coming soon…..

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Raise your company’s profile by becoming an event sponsor or join our industry exhibition. Our packages have been designed to offer maximum exposure for your business so download our information pack here.

At our previous events, all sponsorship and exhibition space has been fully booked so book early to avoid disappointment. 

Our 2021 sponsors will be announced soon

 

 

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Raise your company’s profile by becoming an event sponsor or join our industry exhibition. Our packages have been designed to offer maximum exposure for your business so download our information pack here.

At our previous events, all sponsorship and exhibition space has been fully booked so book early to avoid disappointment. 

 

 

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts is now CLOSED. We will shortly be contacting successful submissions to advise them of their place on the programme.

Marine Energy Wales made a call for abstracts around the following themes:

  • Lessons learned
  • Consenting
  • Opportunities for collaboration

2021 Practical Information

The 2021 Conference will be online. We will share full details of how to get the most out of our virtual conference soon.

 

 

 

Further Reasons to Attend:

  • Wales has been awarded the highest level of support from the European Union for the Structural Funds programming round 2014-2020. Marine Energy is a priority area and has attracted funding of €100.4 million with an intervention rate of 69.43%.
  • The Swansea Bay City Deal has been signed off with eleven major projects underway including the £76 million Pembroke Dock Marine, which aims to develop a world class centre for marine energy development, fabrication, testing and deployment in Pembrokeshire.
  • There are 16 marine energy developers actively progressing projects in Wales with seabed agreements in place for over 362MW of marine energy. 
  • A number of test and demonstration sites are under development in Wales including the Pembrokeshire and Anglesey array scale Demonstration Zones, Marine Energy Test Area and Ramsey Sound. These projects will provide test beds for innovative wave, tidal stream and floating wind technologies, enabling valuable learning across the sector and adding to the UK’s world-leading test centre network.
  • This conference is a platform to learn about existing projects in Wales, alongside sector developments and opportunities. It also provides a forum to discuss key challenges and opportunities and to encourage collaboration and business networking.
  • Since 2010, the Marine Energy Pembrokeshire/Marine Energy Wales annual conferences have been fully booked. The number of supply chain companies, supporting organisations and technology developers has increased year on year, demonstrating the advancement of the sector and a growing interest in Wales. In 2019 we welcomed 200+ delegates who represented 120 global organisations.