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Conference Programme

Time Details
12:00 Registration & Networking
13:00

Plenary 1

Wave and Tidal Energy: Building an Industry

Join this opening session to hear from one of the marine energy industry's leading developers in this crucial, growing sector.

Chair
Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy, Scottish Renewables

Welcome
Audrey MacIver, Director of Energy and Low Carbon, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Tim Hurst, Managing Director, Wave Energy Scotland ​ 

Keynote Speaker
​Name TBC, OpenHydro

Q & A

14:00 Networking, Refreshments & Exhibition
14:45

Parallel 2A

Wave Energy: The Story So Far

This session, delivered in partnership with Wave Energy Scotland, will explore the projects breaking new ground in wave energy technology development.

Chair & Overview
Tim Hurst, Managing Director, Wave Energy Scotland

Speakers
David Langston, Programme Manager, Wave Energy Scotland
Elva Bannon, Senior Research Engineer, Wave Energy Scotland
Jonathan Hodges, Senior Innovation Engineer, Wave Energy Scotland
Norman Morrison, Development Manager, Marine Energy, Energy Technology Partnership

Q & A

14:45

Parallel 2B

Tidal Energy: Harnessing the Tides

Join this session to hear about the exciting progress being made by tidal energy projects in Scottish waters.

Chair
Audrey MacIver, Director of Energy and Low Carbon, Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Speakers
Cameron Smith, Director - Project Development, Atlantis Resources Ltd
Andrew Scott, Chief Executive Officer, ScotRenewables
​Simon Forrest, Chief Executive Officer, Nova Innovation
OpenHydro, Speaker TBC

Q & A

15:45 Networking, Refreshments & Exhibition
16:30

Plenary 3

Innovating for Marine Energy Technologies

Join this session to explore how the establishment of a competitive marine energy sector is being driven through innovative processes, technology and learning.

Speakers
Vicky Coy, Project Manager – Marine, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Alasdair Macleod, Mechanical Engineer, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Sian Wilson, Development Manager, Crown Estate Scotland

Q & A

17:30
Day 1 close
18:30

Scottish Renewables Marine Conference Dinner 2017

Location: Glen Ord Distillery
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Time Details
08:30 Registration & Networking
09:00

Plenary 4

Ministerial Address

Chair
Tim Hurst, Managing Director, Wave Energy Scotland 

Speakers
Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Scottish Government
Audrey MacIver, Director of Energy and Low Carbon, Highlands and Islands Enterprise​ 

Q & A

10:00 Networking, Refreshments & Exhibition
10:45

Parallel 5A

Consenting and the Environment

Join this session to discuss some often-unconsidered consenting challenges and to explore cutting-edge environmental research.

Chair
Caitlin Long, Consents and Project Officer, EMEC

Speakers
Paul Darnbrough, Associate Director, ITP Energised
Faron McLellan, Environmental Consultant, BMT Cordah

Sarah-Jane McArthur and Kirsty Macpherson, Partners, Brodies 

Q & A

10:45

Parallel 5B

Supply Chain and State of the Industry

This session will hear about the opportunities and challenges facing companies within the wave and tidal energy supply chain, and look at the current state of the industry in Scotland.

Chair
Norma Hogan, Senior Development Manager – Wave and Tidal, Highlands and Islands Enterprise 

Speakers
Joao Cruz, Principal Engineer, Cruz Atcheson​ 
​Max Carcas, Managing Director, Caelulum

Q &  A

12:00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition
13:00 Event close

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