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Marine Energy Wales Conference 2021

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· Stage
Welcome to our first ever online MEW conference & Exhibition
Welcome and how to guide for the platform
2021-01-27T11:00:00Z 2021-01-27T11:30:00Z Europe/London Welcome+to+our+first+ever+online+MEW+conference+%26+Exhibition https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks from our MEW chair, Martin Murphy
2021-01-27T11:30:00Z 2021-01-27T11:40:00Z Europe/London Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Key Note Address - Lesley Griffiths, MS
Keynote address from Lesley Griffiths, MS, Minister for Energy, Environment and Rural Affairs
2021-01-27T11:40:00Z 2021-01-27T12:00:00Z Europe/London Key+Note+Address+-+Lesley+Griffiths%2C+MS https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Net zero, what role can marine energy play?
The commitment to Net Zero by 2050 will change the future of our energy systems. This panel will debate the role MRE can play
2021-01-27T12:00:00Z 2021-01-27T13:15:00Z Europe/London Net+zero%2C+what+role+can+marine+energy+play%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
MEW Members Networking Lunch
A Networking Session for MEW members to connect over lunch. For details on how to become a member visit: https://www.marineenergywales.co.uk/membership/
2021-01-27T13:15:00Z 2021-01-27T13:45:00Z Europe/London MEW+Members+Networking+Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Policy and planning to support ocean energy mitigation for climate change
Ocean energy can provide mitigation for climate change. This session will discuss current plans, lessons learnt and what the future holds
2021-01-27T13:45:00Z 2021-01-27T15:15:00Z Europe/London Policy+and+planning+to+support+ocean+energy+mitigation+for+climate+change https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Welsh Government Sectoral Locational Guidance update
Initial outcomes of Atkins’ development of SLG for wave energy, tidal stream and aquaculture sectors, including assessment of interactions
2021-01-27T15:15:00Z 2021-01-27T16:00:00Z Europe/London Welsh+Government+Sectoral+Locational+Guidance+update https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Shaping Research to unlock the oceans potential
Research has a critical role to play in sustainably source marine energy. This session will provide updates from UK wide research
2021-01-27T16:00:00Z 2021-01-27T17:15:00Z Europe/London Shaping+Research+to+unlock+the+oceans+potential https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Day 1 Closing Remarks
Day 1 Closing Remarks from our MEW Chair, Martin Murphy
2021-01-27T17:15:00Z 2021-01-27T17:30:00Z Europe/London Day+1+Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Day 2 Event opening
Opening Remarks from our MEW chair, Martin Murphy
2021-01-28T09:00:00Z 2021-01-28T09:15:00Z Europe/London Day+2+Event+opening https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lessons Learned and future priorities, a test centre perspective
This session dives in to sector lessons and what should should be the focus in the 2020s, including plans for Wales' National Test centre
2021-01-28T09:15:00Z 2021-01-28T09:30:00Z Europe/London Lessons+Learned+and+future+priorities%2C+a+test+centre+perspective https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Alternative routes to deliver ocean energy
This session showcases a number of alternative routes to delivering low carbon marine energy are being delivered, explored and proposed
2021-01-28T11:00:00Z 2021-01-28T12:15:00Z Europe/London Alternative+routes+to+deliver+ocean+energy https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
MEW Members Networking Lunch
Networking lunch for Marine Energy Wales members
2021-01-28T12:15:00Z 2021-01-28T13:15:00Z Europe/London MEW+Members+Networking+Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Project Showcase - Wave and Floating Offshore Wind
How will current Welsh activity capitalise on an early mover advantage? This session demonstrates the active projects in Wales
2021-01-28T13:15:00Z 2021-01-28T14:30:00Z Europe/London Project+Showcase+-+Wave+and+Floating+Offshore+Wind https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Day 2 closing remarks
Closing remarks from Day 2 from MEW Chair, Martin Murphy
2021-01-28T14:30:00Z 2021-01-28T14:45:00Z Europe/London Day+2+closing+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Address - Jasper Roberts, Deputy Director, Renewable Energy Programme & Projects, Welsh Government
Opening Address - Jasper Roberts, Deputy Director, Renewable Energy Programme & Projects, Welsh Government
2021-01-29T09:00:00Z 2021-01-29T09:15:00Z Europe/London Opening+Address+-+Jasper+Roberts%2C+Deputy+Director%2C+Renewable+Energy+Programme+%26+Projects%2C+Welsh+Government https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Driving Costs down through scaling up
This session will explore how MRE technologies can meet the challenge of LCOE through innovation and industry build out to deliver to market
2021-01-29T09:15:00Z 2021-01-29T10:30:00Z Europe/London Driving+Costs+down+through+scaling+up https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Turning the UK's electrons blue
Looking beyond supporting revenue mechanisms, how does the MRE sector begin to turn the electricity network supply blue?
2021-01-29T11:00:00Z 2021-01-29T12:15:00Z Europe/London Turning+the+UK%27s+electrons+blue https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
MEW Members Networking Lunch
Networking lunch for Marine Energy Wales members
2021-01-29T12:15:00Z 2021-01-29T13:15:00Z Europe/London MEW+Members+Networking+Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Project Showcase - Tidal Stream and Tidal Rnage
How will current Welsh activity capitalise on an early mover advantage? This session demonstrates the active projects in Wales
2021-01-29T13:15:00Z 2021-01-29T14:30:00Z Europe/London Project+Showcase+-+Tidal+Stream+and+Tidal+Rnage https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Event Closing Remarks - MEW chair, Martin Murphy
Closing Remarks from our first virtual conference & exhibition. A reflection and summary of the last 3 days and thank yous
2021-01-29T13:30:00Z 2021-01-29T13:45:00Z Europe/London Event+Closing+Remarks+-+MEW+chair%2C+Martin+Murphy https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fmarine-energy-wales-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Alex Meredith

Offshore Wind Investment Manager, RWE

Andrew Scott

CEO, Orbital Marine

Catherine Tait

Consultant, Aquatera

David Langston

Programme Manager, Wave Energy Scotland

Donagh Cagney

Policy Director, Ocean Energy Europe

Elaine Buck

Technical Manager, EMEC

Gareth Davies

Managing Director, Aquatera

Graham Foster

CTO, Marine Power Systems

GUY RAYMOND

ITPA Development Manager, RWE

Henry Dixon

Tidal Range Alliance Chair

Ian Johnstone

Director, Aquatera

James McKie

Chair, Consenting Strategic Advisory Group

James Moon

Lead Specialist Advisor, Offshore Renewable Energy Programme, NRW

Jennifer Fox

Senior Consultant, ORJIP

Jess Hooper

Programme Manager, Marine Energy Wales

John Breslin

General Manager, Smartbay

Kerry Hayes

Project Manager, Regen

Lewis Le Vay

Director, Centre of Applied Marine Sciences, Bangor University

Magnus Harrold

Innovation Manager, OREC

Miriam Noonan

Analysis and Insight Manager, OREC

Rhodri James

Lead Business Developer, Equinor

Rob Flynn

International Development Manager, EMEC

Ruth De Silva

Consultant Marine Ecologist, RPS

Simon Cheeseman

Strategy Director, OREC

Sue Barr

Director, Cambrian Offshore

Tam Bardell

Energy Development Manager, MHPA

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Bombora

Bombora has developed a multi megawatt wave power converter called mWave™ that can deliver a true alternative to complement today’s clean energy mix.

Minesto

Minesto is a marine energy technology company with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial power production from the ocean.

Morlais

The Morlais project manages a 35km2 area of seabed known as the West Anglesey Demonstration Zone, and once developed has the potential to become one of the largest tidal stream energy sites in the world. As part of third sector organisation, Menter Môn, Morlais aims to benefit local communities, the economy and environment through renewable low carbon energy generation by managing the zone and letting areas to developers of tidal stream energy generating devices.

Orbital Marine Power

Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) is an innovative Scottish engineering company focused on the development of a tidal energy turbine technology capable of producing a dramatic reduction in the cost of energy from tidal currents.

Mainstay Marine Solutions

We are Wales’ leading marine energy fabricator. With our specific marine engineering expertise, intimate understanding of marine processes, optimum location for marine based projects and extensive experience in this emerging and fast growing sector, Mainstay Marine Solutions is a partner of choice for marine energy device fabrication projects . We ensure devices are delivered on time, to budget and to the highest quality.

MarineSpace

Innovative and market leading planning and environmental services marine consultancy

Marine Energy Wales

Working together to establish Wales as a global leader in the marine energy industry.

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum

Inspiring, collaborating and delivering solutions for sustainable coastal communities

META

Wales' national test facility. Creating a haven for marine energy