Maritime Forum

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Ocean Energy Forum first workshop

Event date:
03/04/2014 - 08:30
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    Friday, April 4 2014, Brussels

    Schuman room, Berlaymont

    8.30 – 9.00      Registration and coffee

    9.00 – 9.10      Welcome by chair Bernhard Friess, Director DG MARE

    9.10 – 10.10    Opening session: Taking ocean energy forward

              Lowri Evans, Director-General DG MARE

              Marie Donnelly, Director DG ENER

     Sian George, CEO of Ocean Energy Europe

     Paul Verhoef, Head of Unit DG RTD

    10.10 – 10.30  Matthew King, Head of Unit DG MARE: functioning of the Forum

    10.30 – 11.00  Coffee break

    11.00 – 12.30 Introduction to the workstreams – Session 1: TECHNOLOGY

    Chair: Rémi Gruet, Ocean Energy Europe

    Evangelos Tzimas, Joint Research Centre
    François Duthoit, DCNS
    Simon De Pietro, DP Energy

    12.30 – 14.00  Lunch break - sandwich lunch provided

    14.00 – 15.15  Introduction to the workstreams - Session 2: FINANCE

    Chair: Rob Hastings, The Crown Estate

    Olivier Debande, EIB
    Mattias Larsson, Corporate Finance at Thenberg & Kinde Fondkommission and Waves4Power

    15.15 – 16.30  Introduction to the workstreams - Session 3: ENVIRONMENT

    Chair: Phil Gilmour, Marine Scotland

    Lucy Greenhill, SAMS research services
    Lindsay Leask, Scottish Renewables
    Declan Meally, Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland

    16.30 – 17.00  Closing remarks

    17.00 – 19.00  Networking cocktail

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    • Gaetano Gaudiosi's picture

      Very important FORUM ! When we can login to the Forum Presentations and conclusion?

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