Marine Energy Conference

 

 

Wales’ only conference dedicated to marine energy. 27-28 January 2021, Llandudno

 

Marine Energy Wales Conference 2021

27-28 January 2021, Venue Cymru, Llandudno

The  Marine Energy Wales conference is the largest conference in the UK dedicated to marine energy and is now in its 11th year.

Join over 200 professionals in this showcase of Welsh industry and find out more about current projects and future plans.

Due to popular demand this conference will take place over 2 days 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. 

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors / Diolch i’n noddwyr 2021

 

Hosting Sponsor / Noddwr cynnal y digwyddiad

 

Welsh Government

 

Platinum sponsor / Noddwr Platinwm

 

 

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

 

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

Minesto

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

 

Gold sponsor / Noddwr Aur

Orbital Marine Power

Silver sponsor / Noddwr Arian

Silver sponsor / Noddwr Arian

Drinks Reception Sponsor / Noddwr Egwyl Lluniaeth

Programme Sponsor / Noddwr Rhaglen

RPS

Lunch and Refreshments Sponsor / Noddwr Cinio ac Egwyliau Lluniaeth

Simply Blue Energy

Networking Dinner Sponsor / Noddwr Swper Rhwydweithio

 

 

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. 

 

List of 2020 Exhibitors

 

 

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

Networking Dinner

Continue discussions and make new contacts by staying on and joining us for our annual networking dinner, which will be held in the St. George’s Hotel, Llandudno, LL30 2LG.

The standing dinner format encourages networking in a relaxed setting, enabling people to mingle easily.

Dinner tickets are sold separately from conference tickets and can be purchased during registration. Please ensure you tell us about any dietary requirements.

 

Networking Dinner 2018

2021 Practical Information

Venue

The conference is being held at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno. In the interests of sustainability Marine Energy Wales encourages the use of public transport wherever possible. Information on how to get to the venue can be found here

 

Registration

The registration desk will open at 12pm, please report here on arrival. There is no need to print your ticket off, the reception team will have a list of registered names.

 

Hotel Rooms

With the help of the Conwy and Llandudno Tourist Information Centre, we have put together a list of hotels that can be easily booked via this link.

 

Networking Dinner

The networking dinner will be in a ‘standing dinner’ format to allow networking so please wear comfortable footwear and let us know if you have any access requirements.

 

Dietary Requirements

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day, it is essential that you let us know ahead of the event if you have any dietary requirements so we can make sure you are catered for.

All queries relating to the conference should be directed to Bethan Simes, Project Coordinator, bethan.simes@marineenergywales.co.uk or 01646 405690

 

 

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.