Making the business case for tidal - hear from top level speakers.

Tidal’s Most International Agenda Ever

Moderators:
Martin Murphy, Principle, Martin Murphy Consulting
Sian George, Director, George Consulting Group
Andrew Smith, Chief Investment Officer, DP Energy

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DAY 1, 14th November 2017

Keynotes
The status of the tidal stream industry globally - building a platform for accelerated growth
  • Gain a market update from an industry leader and hear why the development of tidal projects is set to power ahead in 2018
  • Making tidal power commercial - review the progress of OpenHydro’s portfolio
  • Vision for 2018 and onwards: Hear what will be normal business practice for developers and what new sales opportunities will be available for OEM

OpenHydro Patrick Gougeon CEO OpenHydro

UK Government perspective on tidal stream and lagoons
  • Review the UK government’s stance on tidal stream, rang and lagoon
  • Assess where the strategic direction the government will take post-election and post-Brexit
  • Building an industry or losing it? Review the challenges faced by the UK government
Policy path: Roadmap from the French government
  • Gain insight on how the Government plans to develop its marine energy industry through the 2nd round tender and more
  • Discuss the policy framework for tidal and understand how policy makers will steer the sector going forwards
  • On the cusp of commercialisation, review the opportunities and risks of the CfDs to impact the sector’s growth
Update from the Canadian government
  • Gain insight on how the Government plans to maintain momentum for research and investment so that the sector continues to grow and who will take responsibility
  • Assess how Canada will develop a commercial industry through its unique feed-in-tariff
  • Evaluate where future opportunities may lie for developers and turbine manufacturers.
COFFEE BREAK - LUNCH
Track 1: France’s Developing Tidal Stream Sector
Track 2: The future for tidal lagoons and tidal range
France’s new tidal tenders
  • Get an update on the tendering process and potential sites available in France for Developers in 2018
  • Evaluate how the funding of projects will work for France’s new projects
  • Assess what this means for the developer including gaining licenses, grid connection, local content and more
Making an industry- review the objectives of leading developers in tidal lagoons and tidal range
  • Hear from thought leaders in North Wales, South Wales and Canada to develop large scale tidal range projects
  • Review the government’s plans for 2018 and how this will support the industry to get financed
  • Moving forward- discuss the priorities for developers in getting environment consent, construction and turbine section

North Wales Tidal Energy Henry Dixon Chairman North Wales Tidal Energy

Natural Energy Wyre Andrew Henderson Director Natural Energy Wyre

Environment Agency Ross Lowrie Environment & Business - Senior Advisor (Renewables) Environment Agency

France’s pilot case studies
  • Assess some of the early stage prototypes being developed and tested in France
  • Get an update from French projects and leaders to deliver the Tidal sector into commercial fruition
  • Get an overview of their projects’ timelines to discuss when commercial deployment will occur in line with France’s new tenders

France Energies Marines Yann-Hervé De Roeck Directeur Général France Energies Marines

Panel: Advances in turbine technology
  • Review how the latest turbine technology can reduce cost and minimise risk
  • Assess the performance of early stage prototypes
  • Being environmentally friendly - assess the innovations so you can overcome environmental consent

TIDETEC Arne Kollandsrud MD TIDETEC

LUNCH
AFTER LUNCH-COFFEE
3 workshops available (suggested themes below)
  • Risk and Reliability
  • Marine operations
  • Finance, Insurance and Due Diligence
  • Developing and O&M philosophy
  • Innovation in components to reduce the LCOE
  • Software, data analytics and optimisation
COFFEE - END OF DAY 1
Track 1: Risk, Reliability and Optimisation
Track 2: Reducing costs around marine operations
De-Risking through certification
  • Get an update on certification definitions to de-risking your project
  • Improve quality and reliability to reduce uncertainties which will be presented along with their benefits and shortcoming
  • Elements of the risk-based certification
Software analytics to optmise decision making for developers
  • Utilise software to optimize the engineering decision making, including turbulence, predicting currents and more
  • Identify existing data on tidal turbine reliability and any data gaps, and define a process and simulation methodology to better predict degradation or potential failure, as well as the reliability of a tidal turbine.
  • Review the latest tools available for developers to support yield calculation
Marine operations case study
  • Review real life installation experiences and the lessons learned therein
  • Review the risk and cost reduction potential of different installation technologies and strategies
  • Understanding the implications, therein, for long term O&M strategies for commercial scale tidal array
Subsea Cables- Risk reduction through advanced engineering and long term reliability
  • Assess commercial and technical challenges faced by marine cabling systems
  • Understand how advanced engineering approaches can reduce through life cost
  • Review the latest development to connecting arrays
END OF DAY - NETWORKING DRINKS
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DAY 2, 15th November 2017

Track 1: Project updates from leading tidal stream players
Track 2: Floating wind, energy storage and finance
Wales’ Growing Tidal Stream Industry - Morlais, Pembrokeshire Wave Demonstration Zone, Minesto & more
  • Wales is leading the tidal stream industry - get an update on all the latest projects in the region
  • Evaluate the plans to develop array project in the region
  • Assess the latest initiatives from the Welsh government to ensure projects are funded

Eversheds Charles Reynard Partner Eversheds

Minesto Martin Edlund CEO Minesto

Instream Joe Hussey Instream Energy Systems

Floating Wind Workshop - In Offshore Wind Europe Conference
  • Get an overview on the latest projects happening in floating wind
  • Discuss the similarities and challenges for project developers in tidal and wind to implement novel technologies 
  • Assess the expertise gap from developers and potential for growth in the supply chain
Floating tidal projects delivering on reliability - Scotrenewables, Magallanes, Sustainable Marine Energy & more
  • Review how Scotrenewables’ project has worked with success since its deployment at EMEC to deliver extremely cost-effective electricity
  • Assess the progress and timelines of other floating designs
  • Q&A debate - is floating the way forward for tidal now?

Scotrenewables Andrew Scott CEO Scotrenewables

Sustainable Marine Energy Jason Hayman Managing Director Sustainable Marine Energy

Energy storage linked with tidal power
  • Review how energy storage can be used to optimize electricity production from tidal power
  • Assess the opportunities for going off/grid or working in remote locations
  • Evaluate the latest feasibility studies and time simulations to develop commercial models linked with tidal energy

Gravitricity Peter Fraenkel Director Gravitricity Ltd

Water Wall Turbine Inc Marek Sredzki CEO Water Wall Turbine Inc

The urgent industry need to upscale
  • Details coming soon.

Gravitricity Peter Fraenkel Director Gravitricity Ltd

Finance Panel- setting up a robust due diligence process
  • Review the lessons learnt for project financing
  • Hear from green investors on the requirements for receiving funding beyond technical due diligence
  • Bridge the gap from innovation to deployment to deliver bankable projects

Ocean Energy Advisors Joe Hulm Director Ocean Energy Advisors

North America’s booming tidal stream industry
  • Get an update of Canada’s latest initiatives at FORCE to deliver the Tidal sector into commercial fruition
  • Get an overview of their projects’ timelines to discuss when commercial deployment will occur
  • Overlook the logistical process to managing multiple contractors to ensure compliance and efficiency

DP Energy Andrew Smith Chief Investment Officer DP Energy

SCHOTTEL HYDRO Ralf Starzmann Sales Director SCHOTTEL HYDRO

Water Wall Turbine Inc Marek Sredzki CEO Water Wall Turbine Inc

hydrokinetic Walter Schurtenberger Director Hydrokinetic Energy Corp

LUNCH
Plenary Afternoon - UK and Asia Pac session
Leading Developer Case Study in the UK
  • Review the project management campaign including unique perspectives from offshore, onshore, electrical, environmental, turbine teams
  • Review what was successful vs not- and discuss the ley lessons learnt moving forward
  • Scaling up- assess the strategies for deploying arrays
Q&A Panel: The UK market - review the strategy for main players in 2018
  • Discuss the fate for tidal power in the UK and any possibilities for a new CfD scheme
  • Is competing with Offshore Wind a viable option?
  • If the UK market is not friendly, what are the options for going abroad?
  • Discuss how the industry can move from a ‘Technology Readiness Level’ to a ‘Commercial Readiness Level’ - what does this mean?

Sustainable Marine Energy Christoph Harwood Commercial Director Sustainable Marine Energy

OpenHydro Sue Barr External Affairs Manager OpenHydro

Scotrenewables Andrew Scott CEO Scotrenewables

Atlantis Resources Limited Cameron Smith Director - Project Development Atlantis Resources Limited

DP Energy Simon De Pietro CEO DP Energy

Developments in Asia - Assess the opportunities for tidal stream and tidal bridge
  • Review small scale projects executed in 2016 and the benefits they provided to community level clients
  • Get an update on the latest happening in Korea, Japan, Phillipines and Indonesia as well as government initiatives
  • Tidal Bridge- a new concept. What does this mean for the industry?

TTC Niels Lange MD SCHOTTEL HYDRO

END OF DAY
Reserve the 2017 Brochure

DAY 1, 14th November 2017

Keynotes
The status of the tidal stream industry globally - building a platform for accelerated growth
  • Gain a market update from an industry leader and hear why the development of tidal projects is set to power ahead in 2018
  • Making tidal power commercial - review the progress of OpenHydro’s portfolio
  • Vision for 2018 and onwards: Hear what will be normal business practice for developers and what new sales opportunities will be available for OEM

OpenHydro Patrick Gougeon CEO OpenHydro

UK Government perspective on tidal stream and lagoons
  • Review the UK government’s stance on tidal stream, rang and lagoon
  • Assess where the strategic direction the government will take post-election and post-Brexit
  • Building an industry or losing it? Review the challenges faced by the UK government
Policy path: Roadmap from the French government
  • Gain insight on how the Government plans to develop its marine energy industry through the 2nd round tender and more
  • Discuss the policy framework for tidal and understand how policy makers will steer the sector going forwards
  • On the cusp of commercialisation, review the opportunities and risks of the CfDs to impact the sector’s growth
Update from the Canadian government
  • Gain insight on how the Government plans to maintain momentum for research and investment so that the sector continues to grow and who will take responsibility
  • Assess how Canada will develop a commercial industry through its unique feed-in-tariff
  • Evaluate where future opportunities may lie for developers and turbine manufacturers.
COFFEE BREAK - LUNCH
Track 1: France’s Developing Tidal Stream Sector
Track 2: The future for tidal lagoons and tidal range
France’s new tidal tenders
  • Get an update on the tendering process and potential sites available in France for Developers in 2018
  • Evaluate how the funding of projects will work for France’s new projects
  • Assess what this means for the developer including gaining licenses, grid connection, local content and more
Making an industry- review the objectives of leading developers in tidal lagoons and tidal range
  • Hear from thought leaders in North Wales, South Wales and Canada to develop large scale tidal range projects
  • Review the government’s plans for 2018 and how this will support the industry to get financed
  • Moving forward- discuss the priorities for developers in getting environment consent, construction and turbine section

North Wales Tidal Energy Henry Dixon Chairman North Wales Tidal Energy

Natural Energy Wyre Andrew Henderson Director Natural Energy Wyre

Environment Agency Ross Lowrie Environment & Business - Senior Advisor (Renewables) Environment Agency

France’s pilot case studies
  • Assess some of the early stage prototypes being developed and tested in France
  • Get an update from French projects and leaders to deliver the Tidal sector into commercial fruition
  • Get an overview of their projects’ timelines to discuss when commercial deployment will occur in line with France’s new tenders

France Energies Marines Yann-Hervé De Roeck Directeur Général France Energies Marines

Panel: Advances in turbine technology
  • Review how the latest turbine technology can reduce cost and minimise risk
  • Assess the performance of early stage prototypes
  • Being environmentally friendly - assess the innovations so you can overcome environmental consent

TIDETEC Arne Kollandsrud MD TIDETEC

LUNCH
AFTER LUNCH-COFFEE
3 workshops available (suggested themes below)
  • Risk and Reliability
  • Marine operations
  • Finance, Insurance and Due Diligence
  • Developing and O&M philosophy
  • Innovation in components to reduce the LCOE
  • Software, data analytics and optimisation
COFFEE - END OF DAY 1
Track 1: Risk, Reliability and Optimisation
Track 2: Reducing costs around marine operations
De-Risking through certification
  • Get an update on certification definitions to de-risking your project
  • Improve quality and reliability to reduce uncertainties which will be presented along with their benefits and shortcoming
  • Elements of the risk-based certification
Software analytics to optmise decision making for developers
  • Utilise software to optimize the engineering decision making, including turbulence, predicting currents and more
  • Identify existing data on tidal turbine reliability and any data gaps, and define a process and simulation methodology to better predict degradation or potential failure, as well as the reliability of a tidal turbine.
  • Review the latest tools available for developers to support yield calculation
Marine operations case study
  • Review real life installation experiences and the lessons learned therein
  • Review the risk and cost reduction potential of different installation technologies and strategies
  • Understanding the implications, therein, for long term O&M strategies for commercial scale tidal array
Subsea Cables- Risk reduction through advanced engineering and long term reliability
  • Assess commercial and technical challenges faced by marine cabling systems
  • Understand how advanced engineering approaches can reduce through life cost
  • Review the latest development to connecting arrays
END OF DAY - NETWORKING DRINKS
Reserve the 2017 Brochure

DAY 2, 15th November 2017

Track 1: Project updates from leading tidal stream players
Track 2: Floating wind, energy storage and finance
Wales’ Growing Tidal Stream Industry - Morlais, Pembrokeshire Wave Demonstration Zone, Minesto & more
  • Wales is leading the tidal stream industry - get an update on all the latest projects in the region
  • Evaluate the plans to develop array project in the region
  • Assess the latest initiatives from the Welsh government to ensure projects are funded

Eversheds Charles Reynard Partner Eversheds

Minesto Martin Edlund CEO Minesto

Instream Joe Hussey Instream Energy Systems

Floating Wind Workshop - In Offshore Wind Europe Conference
  • Get an overview on the latest projects happening in floating wind
  • Discuss the similarities and challenges for project developers in tidal and wind to implement novel technologies 
  • Assess the expertise gap from developers and potential for growth in the supply chain
Floating tidal projects delivering on reliability - Scotrenewables, Magallanes, Sustainable Marine Energy & more
  • Review how Scotrenewables’ project has worked with success since its deployment at EMEC to deliver extremely cost-effective electricity
  • Assess the progress and timelines of other floating designs
  • Q&A debate - is floating the way forward for tidal now?

Scotrenewables Andrew Scott CEO Scotrenewables

Sustainable Marine Energy Jason Hayman Managing Director Sustainable Marine Energy

Energy storage linked with tidal power
  • Review how energy storage can be used to optimize electricity production from tidal power
  • Assess the opportunities for going off/grid or working in remote locations
  • Evaluate the latest feasibility studies and time simulations to develop commercial models linked with tidal energy

Gravitricity Peter Fraenkel Director Gravitricity Ltd

Water Wall Turbine Inc Marek Sredzki CEO Water Wall Turbine Inc

The urgent industry need to upscale
  • Details coming soon.

Gravitricity Peter Fraenkel Director Gravitricity Ltd

Finance Panel- setting up a robust due diligence process
  • Review the lessons learnt for project financing
  • Hear from green investors on the requirements for receiving funding beyond technical due diligence
  • Bridge the gap from innovation to deployment to deliver bankable projects

Ocean Energy Advisors Joe Hulm Director Ocean Energy Advisors

North America’s booming tidal stream industry
  • Get an update of Canada’s latest initiatives at FORCE to deliver the Tidal sector into commercial fruition
  • Get an overview of their projects’ timelines to discuss when commercial deployment will occur
  • Overlook the logistical process to managing multiple contractors to ensure compliance and efficiency

DP Energy Andrew Smith Chief Investment Officer DP Energy

SCHOTTEL HYDRO Ralf Starzmann Sales Director SCHOTTEL HYDRO

Water Wall Turbine Inc Marek Sredzki CEO Water Wall Turbine Inc

hydrokinetic Walter Schurtenberger Director Hydrokinetic Energy Corp

LUNCH
Plenary Afternoon - UK and Asia Pac session
Leading Developer Case Study in the UK
  • Review the project management campaign including unique perspectives from offshore, onshore, electrical, environmental, turbine teams
  • Review what was successful vs not- and discuss the ley lessons learnt moving forward
  • Scaling up- assess the strategies for deploying arrays
Q&A Panel: The UK market - review the strategy for main players in 2018
  • Discuss the fate for tidal power in the UK and any possibilities for a new CfD scheme
  • Is competing with Offshore Wind a viable option?
  • If the UK market is not friendly, what are the options for going abroad?
  • Discuss how the industry can move from a ‘Technology Readiness Level’ to a ‘Commercial Readiness Level’ - what does this mean?

Sustainable Marine Energy Christoph Harwood Commercial Director Sustainable Marine Energy

OpenHydro Sue Barr External Affairs Manager OpenHydro

Scotrenewables Andrew Scott CEO Scotrenewables

Atlantis Resources Limited Cameron Smith Director - Project Development Atlantis Resources Limited

DP Energy Simon De Pietro CEO DP Energy

Developments in Asia - Assess the opportunities for tidal stream and tidal bridge
  • Review small scale projects executed in 2016 and the benefits they provided to community level clients
  • Get an update on the latest happening in Korea, Japan, Phillipines and Indonesia as well as government initiatives
  • Tidal Bridge- a new concept. What does this mean for the industry?

TTC Niels Lange MD SCHOTTEL HYDRO

END OF DAY
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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsor

  • BIG MOON

Bronze Sponsor

  • Black & Veatch

Sponsors

  • DNV-GL
  • DSA
  • OCE
  • OpenHydro
  • Renewable Risk Advisers (RRA)
  • SMA
  • XodusGroup

Exhibitors

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  • HR Wallingford
  • QED-NAVAL
  • SCHOTTEL HYDRO

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