The 2019 Tidal Agenda

Expect the most innovative topics that will help you tackle your biggest challenges!

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The Role of Government
  • Understand how the industry, central and regional government can work together to support the development of a commercial scale tidal industry that contributes meaningfully to the national energy mix
  • Debate the best policy options for supporting a roadmap that delivers technical innovation, deployment of demonstration projects, LCOE reduction and long-term commercialisation
  • Realise the role of key industry companies and associations in promoting a clear, unified message of viable LCOE reduction strategies that will engender confidence and deliver government support

Simply Blue Energy Intro: Christoph Harwood Director of Policy and Strategy Simply Blue Energy

Sue Barr Chair Marine Energy Council

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership Steve Jermy Non-Executive Director Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership

Marine Energy Wales David Jones Project Director Marine Energy Wales

Technology Success Tidal Stream and Tidal Range - Key Project Updates
  • Hear from developers the latest updates that are driving projects forward and reducing LCOE
  • Understand which key steps have enabled projects to advance into the water and into construction
  • Learn how each project will secure their foothold in the market, the key challenges they will tackle next and where the industry can play a key supporting role

North Wales Tidal Energy North Wales Tidal Energy Project Update: Henry Dixon Chairman North Wales Tidal Energy

Tidal Range - The Latest Approach: Chris Binnie Independent consultant Tidal Engineering and Environmental Services

Sabella PHARES project update: Marlène Moutel Business Development Engineer Sabella

Orbital Marine Orbital 02 Tidal Turbine Project Update: Andrew Scott CEO Orbital Marine

Minesto Minesto Project Update: Dr Martin Edlund CEO Minesto

Eel-Energy Eel-Energy Project Update: Franck Sylvain CEO Eel-Energy

Sustainable Marine Sustainable Marine Energy; delivering Canada’s first tidal array: Jason Hayman Managing Director Sustainable Marine

Simecatlantis SIMEC Atlantis Project Update: Laura Fidao Corporate Finance Manager Simecatlantis

Morlais Energy Morlais Energy Project Update: Graham Morley Rheolwr Cynllun / Project Manager Morlais Energy

ORE Catapult Tidal stream Industry enerGisEr pRoject (TIGER): Simon Cheeseman Sector Lead, Wave & Tidal Energy ORE Catapult

How to work with regulators
  • Know when and how to engage with regulators to avoid project delay or costly expenditure
  • Understand the support on offer from regulators at early phase project planning
  • Discuss how regulators can better support project developers and provide a clear framework for effective planning

Environment Agency Ross Lowrie Environment & Business - Senior Advisor (Energy & Climate) Environment Agency

Working-Around Brexit - Proactive steps to secure a stable business environment

Dejablue Consulting Andrew Smith Founder Dejablue Consulting

Industry Collaboration and design mentality
  • Understand how we can collaborate on shared challenges whilst maintaining business-critical IP
  • Where can standardisation enable supply chain companies to invest with certainty and help to lower LCOE
  • Learn the role innovation and test centres can play in promoting collaboration and solution sharing
  • Learn how designing in collaboration with supply chain companies, such as fabricators, can enable significant cost reduction

European Marine Energy Centre John Griffiths Associate European Marine Energy Centre

Convergence and Tough Questions
  • Debate how to make the future ‘whole’ more than the sum of its current ‘parts’ - should some technology developers consider selling components and IP to other developers
  • Learn where opportunities exist to merge existing concepts and combine key component innovations into workable projects
  • Understand how standardisation and convergence can help deliver LCOE reductions and assist with supply chain investment planning

Are Børgesen Founder Tidal Sails AS

Global Opportunities
  • Hear which markets currently offer the most favourable support for deployment of tidal energy projects
  • Debate project and company export - can project return to the UK?
  • Understand how regional support can facilitate project development in the absence of a national plan of action

Sustainable Marine Jason Hayman Managing Director Sustainable Marine

Water Wall Turbine Marek Sredzki CEO Water Wall Turbine

Revenue Models and Business Cases
  • Understand the commercial plans of leading technology developers and the key steps to achieve commercial scale operations
  • Learn how an investment will translate through to economic value
  • Discuss potential methods for tidal energy to generate revenue and secure its long term economic value

Green Giraffe UK Matthew Taylor Financial Services Green Giraffe UK

Securing Finance
  • Understand where you can source finance for development projects, including non-conventional methods of raising capital
  • Learn how to secure project finance from to take projects through development and into commercial reality
  • Discuss what holds finance back, and how we as an industry can instil confidence in financial backers.

Abundance Investment Mark Francis Investments Director Abundance Investment

Peter Dixon Director Kepler Energy

Orbital Marine Sian George Chair of the Board Orbital Marine


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