This Conference provides a forum to promote scientific advancement, technological progress, information exchange, and cooperation among engineers and researchers in ocean energy in an interdisciplinary spectrum. Relevant scientists, researchers and engineers are welcome to take advantage of this opportunity to submit and present their research work and/or industrial applications and interact with other experts in this challenging field.

The conference aims to:

  • Wave and tidal energy resource characterization
  • Device development and testing
  • Device hydrodynamics and structural mechanics
  • Device and environmental modeling
  • Power take-off and device control
  • Offshore wind
  • Offshore wind-wave and wind-current energy systems
  • OTEC systems
  • Environmental impact and appraisal
  • Policy development and legislation
  • Socio-economic impact
  • Grid connection and system aspects
  • Future markets and financing
  • Smart grid technology
  • Ocean energy system integration
  • Science supporting the success of the marine renewable energy industry