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Ocean Energy 2012: The 3rd Annual Conference of the European Ocean Energy Association

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26 – 27 June, 2012, Brussels, Belgium

The 3rd Official EU- OEA Annual Conference follows the highly successful 2011 event that welcomed over 130 attendees from over 20 countries. Presentations were made by more than 30 speakers- including the EC’s Directorate General for Energy, the Scottish Government and the European Investment Bank, key utilities such as EDF and E.ON and the major ocean energy developers.                   

“Consistently, the most informative event in the field.”

Offshore Infrastructure Associates

Ocean Energy 2012 will return to Brussels on 26-27 June

The EU-OEA annual conference Ocean Energy 2012 offers delegates an unparalleled opportunity to network with the leading policy makers, industrial players, supply chain partners, technology developers, utilities and investors.  It will enable you to: 

·         Gain insights from the EU Commission on the latest developments in policy and the regulatory framework

·         Hear first hand from major European utilities and developers on their latest developments and strategies

·         Be part of the European ocean energy lobby with unparalleled access to global policymakers and investors

·         Meet potential investors from public funds, utilities, and private equities

·         Come together with leading experts and industry players to help shape the future of the industry


“It was well organised, with good discussions and high quality presentations”

Ecofys (attendee at Ocean Energy 2010)

25 industry leading speakers already confirmed for 2012: 

Dan Pearson, Chief Executive Officer, MeyGen

Neil Kermode, Managing Director, European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)  

Girish Nadkarni, Head, ABB Technology Ventures

John Callaghan, Wave & Tidal Programme Manager, The Crown Estate

Jean Francois Dhedin, Marine Energies Project Manager, EDF

Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer, Aquamarine Power  

Aksel Hauge Pedersen, Senior Development Manager, Innovations center, DONG Energy

Matthew Rowland, Underwriter, GCube Underwriting Limited

Joseph Fison, Director of Corporate Development, Atlantis Resources Corporation

David Krohn, Wave and Tideal Development Manger, RenewableUK

Stein Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Hammerfest Strom

Jose Luis Villate, Vice-Chair, Ocean Energy Systems (OES) 

Björn Bolund, Head of Ocean Energy Development Program, Vattenfall

Andrew Mill, Chief Executive Officer, Narec

Richard Church, Marine Energy Development Manager, RWE Innogy

Senior Representative, European Investment Bank

Kieran O’Brien, Executive Director of European Business Development, Carnegie Wave Energy

Angus Norman, Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Ocean Power Technologies 

Jan Love, Director of Project Finance, Barclays Corporate Scotland 

Richard Yemm, Executive Director, Pelamis

Johnny Gowdy, Programme Director, South West Marine Energy Park

Captain Richard Parkinson, Managing Director, Mojo Maritime

Steve Wyatt, Head of Marine Energy Accelerator Programme, Carbon Trust UK

Tim Hurst, Thematic Manager – Marine Renewables, Scottish European Green Energy Centre

Ana Brito Melo, Executive Director, Wave Energy Centre, Portugal

For more information and to register your place visit


Contact Samantha Coleman
+44 (0)20 7099 0600

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