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Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects 15-04-2015

Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects


BEPPo conference

PORTS AS HUBS FOR MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

Oostende, 15/04/2015

Venue:                  Greenbridge, Wetenschapspark 1, 8400 Oostende (Belgium)

                     http://www.greenbridge.be/contact                                                                         

13:30-14:00              REGISTRATION

14:00-14:10              Welcome and introduction

                                   Paul Gerard, Managing Director Port of Oostende

14:10-14:30              Technology trends in Blue Energy for ports

                                   Prof. Dr. Lucia Margheritini, Aalborg University

14:30-15:00              EMEC (European Marine Energy Centre) : 10 years of experience at Orkney. The impact of EMEC,                                           supporting the economic and environmental development of Blue Energy. Lessons to be learned.

                                    Lucy Parsons, Highlands and Islands Enterprise

15:00-15:10              The Danish experience with (Marine) Renewable Energy

                                    Arthur Pecher, Danish Wave Energy Centre

15.10-15:20              Preparing ports for the future of Blue Energy

                                   Wim Stubbe, Port of Oostende

15:20-15:35              COFFEE BREAK                

15:35-16:40              INDUSTRY, embracing the tidal and wave energy

                  ° Jasper Verreydt, Turbulent Venture - Belgium: innovative hydroelectric powerplant

                  ° Yvon Timmerman, Advanced Shipbuilding - Belgium: Energy Pontoon

                  ° Per Resen, RESEN WAVES - Denmark wave energy buoys

                  ° Alessandra Romolo, Wavenergy - Italy:  REWEC 3 Resonant Wave Energy Converter  

                  ° Giovanni Bracco, WaveForEnergy - Italy: wave energy converter ISWEC  

                  ° Jean Christophe Allo, Sabella - France: maritime energy exploitation solutions

16:40-16:45                Q&A

16:45-17:00                Blue energy: challenges and opportunities for the future. Conclusions on the BEPPo project  

                                      Prof Lieven Vandevelde

17:00                            END OF DAY – Networking Reception


Leanwind project

OPEN BUSINESS FORUM

Oostende, 16/04/2015


Venue:               Port of Oostende, Slijkensesteenweg 2, 8400 Oostende (Belgium)
                            Tel:  +32 59 340711

 08:30-09:00      REGISTRATION

 09:00-12:30      Presentation of Leanwind to the Offshore Wind industry

                             Open debate & Q&A
14:00-18:00       Site Visit (weather permitting!)

                o Port of Ostend
                o Belgian Offshore Wind Farm
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