Suberb line-up for Marine Energy Event 2017

Marine Energy Event 2017, along with both EWA and DMEC are proud of the program and speaker line-up for the event this year. With a focus on the conditions for commercial success, divided over three topical sessions and a panel discussion, this is an event not to be missed!

The marine energy industry has a role to play in the EU electricity supply by 2050. This requires advancement in the certification and verification of technologies in order to access commercial funding.

The Marine Energy Event, organized in cooperation with the Dutch Energy from Water Association (EWA) and Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC), presents the latest developments in international marine energy projects, environmental monitoring, testing infrastructure, offshore safety and construction, and the evolving trends and export markets of this sector.

Program Marine Energy Event (12.30 – 18:00 hrs)

Chairman: Peter Scheijgrond, Dutch Energy From Water Assocation (EWA)

12.30 – 13.30 Networking lunch

13.30 Opening

Introduction to the event and discussion on what is happening worldwide in the marine energy industry.

13.30 – 14.30 session R&D and Testing

  • Ocean Energy Platform: testing technology and R&D application projects

Antonio Jarquin Laguna, Researcher Offshore Renewable Energy, Delft University of Technology

  • Open water testing under FORESEA

Oliver Wragg, Commercial Director, EMEC

14.30 – 15.00 session Certification and Risk reduction

  • Certification of marine energy convertors under IEC

Olivier Benyessaad, Offshore Business Development Manager, Bureau Veritas

  • Marine energy from industry perspective

Alain Padet, AXA Corporate Services

15.30 – 16.30 session Financing Marine Energy Projects

  • Access to Public Funding

Joost Holleman, Twin Valleys

  • Project financing of wave energy projects

Marcella Askew, Seabased

  • Developing a business case for bridge integrated tidal power

Eric van den Eijnden, Tidal Bridge BV

  • Project financing for Tidal Lagoons

Ton Fijen, Tidal Lagoon Power

16.30 – 17.15 Closing panel: Opportunities for the future in Marine Energy

Moderator: Britta Schaffmeister, DMEC

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OEEC is one of Europe’s leading offshore energy events. It is unique in bringing together the oil & gas, offshore wind and marine energy industry. With the industry in transition, OEEC offers offshore energy professionals the ideal meeting place to network, discuss and learn about the future of energy. OEEC 2017 will be held at Amsterdam RAI on October 9, 10, 11, 2017.

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