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7th Ocean Energy Industry Forum 2016
Ocean Energy: Developments & Plans
February 12th, 2016 - Sponsored by Arthur Cox

Opening of Forum: Eamonn Confrey, Principal on behalf of the Minister for Energy, Communications and Natural Resources, Republic of Ireland
Chair: Peter Coyle, Chairman MRIA

Session 1: Further policy and support steps in ocean energy

Chair- Charlotte O'Kelly, CEO Techworks Marine

Session 2: Technology Progress
Chair: Dr Paul Brewster, Pure Marine

5 Minute Snapshots:

Session 3: MaREI – a Centre of Excellence for Marine and Renewable Energy

Chair: Dr Tony Lewis, Emeritus Beaufort Professor, UCC and co-Principal Investigator, MaREI

5 Minute Snapshots:

Closing Remarks: Professor Tony Lewis

Connect with industry partners at OEE2015

Ocean Energy Europe has leveraged its unrivalled network of senior industry figures to produce this year's programme. Take this opportunity to meet them and get the latest news on their projects!

• Rob Stevenson, President, Ocean Energy Europe and Vice-President Ocean Energy, Alstom Power

• Paul Mulvaney, Executive Director of Innovation, ESBI

• James Ives, CEO, OpenHydro

• Simon de Pietro, Managing Director, DP Energy

• Gerhard Jensen, CEO, Schottel Industries

• Tim Cornelius, CEO, Atlantis Resources

• Anders Jansson, Managing Director, Minesto

Connect with the industry in the busy exhibition
Get the most out of the event by planning your meetings in advance – check out the floorplan to see who will be there.
The stands are nearly all sold – so if you still want to be in with a chance of exhibiting, contact us now to reserve your space.

National Conference Partner: ESB

“This event provides a fantastic opportunity for new collaborations as it brings together the leading experts and a diverse range of perspectives on ocean energy.” Paul Mulvaney, Executive Director, ESB Innovation.

ESB, Ireland's foremost energy company, is a vertically integrated energy utility, active in electricity generation, transmission and distribution as well as the supply of electricity, gas and energy services. ESB is a leading independent power generator in the UK market. The company has a regulated asset base of €8.8billion. With 4.3GW of electricity generation capacity, a 42% market share, including 800MW of renewable generation (wind, hydro and pumped storage), ESB holds the largest generation portfolio in the All-Island Market and, through Electric Ireland, holds a 37% supply market share, providing energy to 1.5m customers. Established in 1927, ESB operates through a portfolio of brands: ESB Networks, Electric Ireland, Northern Ireland Electricity and ESB International.

Back to Business: Getting down to work at OEE2015

The full conference programme is now available online, with new speaker confirmations being added daily. Speakers include senior industry and political figures, such as:
• Paul Mulvaney, Head of Innovation, ESBI
• James Ives, CEO, OpenHydro
• Erik Pelerin, Business Development Director, Alstom Ocean
The wide-ranging speaker line-up will cover the industry's latest projects and products, and address those topics which are crucial for the sector in 2015, including technology development, supply chain innovation, and the all-important issue of financing.

MRIA 6th Ocean Energy Industry Forum 2015
'Progress in Ocean Energy in Ireland'
February 6th, 2015 -Sponsored by IDA Ireland

Agenda

Opening Remarks Barry O'Dowd, IDA

Session 1 'Policy Progress'

Chair- DR PETER HEFFERNAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, MARINE INSTITUTE

France- HE JEAN-PIERRE THEBAULT, FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND
Europe- REMI GRUET, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, OCEAN ENERGY EUROPE
Scotland- JAN REID, SCOTTISH ENTERPRISE
Republic of Ireland- BRIAN T CARROLL, DEPT OF COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

Session 2 'Technology Progress'

Chair- DR VAL CUMMINS, DIRECTOR, IMERC

Progress of Aquamarine Power- MARC MURRAY & KEN DOHERTY

Galway Bay Test Site

Progress of Carnegie Wave- Kieran O'Brien

Port of Cork Readies for Ocean Energy- MICHAEL MCCARTHY, COMMERCIAL MANAGER

Progress of OpenHydro – SUE BARR

5 Minute Snapshots of Progress:

Closing Remarks by Brian Motherway, CEO Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland


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