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The 8th Annual Tidal Awards Series International Tidal Energy Summit 24-26 November 2014 | Victoria Park Plaza Hotel | London

The ITES 2014 speaker list

Tidal Today is proud to have the most enviable speaker list for the most well attended global tidal forum. Scroll down to see the speaker line-up of some of the experts that have been confirmed so far.

As always this remains the premier event specific to the tidal current energy business - not only is it unique in that respect but also very comprehensive in terms of attendees and coverage.

Director, Marine Current Turbines

The official completed 2014 speaker line-up will be announced soon.

Regulatory, Government and Associations
The Rt Hon Edward Davey MP The Rt Hon Edward Davey MP
Secretary of State
DECC
Opening Speech:Energy Strategy, High-level Support and Creating Confidence in Tidal View Bio
DECC
Dr Sian George Dr Sian George
CEO
Ocean Energy Europe Panel Chair: CEO OEM panel: How do countries measure up against each other from an OEM perspective? View Bio
European Ocean Energy Association
David Hytch David Hytch
Lead Technologist - Offshore Renewables
Innovate UK (TSB) Workshop Information: Update on Projects from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) Marine Energy: Supporting Array Technologies Competition (MESAT) View Bio
Innovate UK
Soon. Trevor Raggatt
Head of Small Scale and Emerging Renewables
DECC 
Session Information TBC View Bio
DECC
John Callaghan John Callaghan
Programme Manager (Wave and Tidal)
The Crown Estate
Session Information: Moving to the next milestone of first arrays View Bio
The Crown Estate
Soon. Eileen Linklater
Client Relationship & Marketing Manager
EMECSession Information: Real sea testing - powering marine energy R&D View Bio
EMEC
Soon. Francois Piquet
President
West Normandy Marine Energy Session Information: French Turbine Pilot Farms Leading the Charge for Commercial Tidal Power Development View Bio
West Normany Marine Energy
Stephanie Merry Stephanie Merry
Head – Ocean Energy Group
REA Panel Chair: Driving down the cost of energy - what can the supply chain deliver? View Bio
REA
Simon Robertson Simon Robertson
Technology Acceleration Manager
Carbon Trust Session Information: Sources of Funding - The Pros and Cons - What are backers looking for? View Bio
Carbon Trust
Dee Nunn Dee Nunn
Wave and Tidal Development Manager
RenewableUK Keynote Session: Building an industry: how can the UK lead the tidal sector to the first arrays and beyond? View Bio
Carbon Trust
Soon. Andrew Macdonald
Engineering Technology Manager
Offshore Renewable Energy CatapultPanel Session Information: Driving down the cost of energy - what can the supply chain deliver? View Bio
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Last chance – register here to save £300 before Friday 5th September
Project developers and stakeholders
Barry Carruthers Barry Carruthers
Senior Marine Engineer
ScottishPower RenewablesSession Information: Project Developer Updates View Bio
ScottishPower Renewables
Marta Nogaj Marta Nogaj


Head - Marine Energy Projects
EDFSession Information: Project Developer Updates View Bio
EDF
Soon.

Antoine Lihoreau

Head - Marine Energy Technology
GDF Suez
Session Information: French Turbine Pilot Farms Leading the Charge for Commercial Tidal Power Development View Bio

GDF Suez Energy Futures
 
Dan Pearson Dan Pearson
CEO
MeyGenSession Information: Project Developer Updates View Bio
MeyGen
Kurt Kaltenegger Kurt Kaltenegger
Group Vice President, Head of Technology
ABB Technology VenturesSession Information: Getting tidal projects commercialised and bankable faster View Bio
ABB Technology Ventures
Ray Hunter

Ray Hunter
Marine Energies Manager
RES OffshorePanel Session: The development of an international market, the tidal customers of the future and the rise of the independents View Bio

RES Offshore
Douglas Watson Douglas Watson
Marine Project Development Manager
RES Offshore
Session Informatio:Project Development Challenges View Bio
RES Offshore
Keith Towse Keith Towse
CEO
Halycon Tidal Power Session Information: The view from Canada: A transformational advancement in tidal range power View Bio
Halycon Tidal Power
Martin Murphy Martin Murphy
Managing Director
Tidal Energy LimitedSession Information: Project Developer Updates View Bio
Tidal Energy Limited
Simon De Pietro Simon De Pietro
Owner
DP EnergyPanel Session: Driving down the cost of energy - what can the supply chain deliver? View Bio
DP Energy
Cameron Johnstone Cameron Johnstone
CEO
NautricitySession Information TBC View Bio
Nautricity
Mark Shorrock Mark Shorrock
Chief Executive
Tidal Lagoon Power
Session Information: The emergence of tidal lagoons in the uk and what it means for global marine energy View Bio
Tidal Lagoon Power
Jason Hayman Jason Hayman
Managing Director
Sustainable Marine Energy
Session Information: PLAT-O as a community-scale tidal energy platform View Bio
Nautricity
Last chance – register here to save £100 before Friday 31st October 
OEM's and device developers
Rob Stevenson Rob Stevenson
CEO
AlstomSession Information: Project Developer Update + CEO OEM panel: How do countries measure up against each other from an OEM perspective? View Bio
Alstom
Tim Cornelius Tim Cornelius
CEO
AtlantisSession Information: Project Developer Update + CEO OEM panel: How do countries measure up against each other from an OEM perspective? View Bio
Atlantis Resources Corporation
Gerhard Jensen Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Jensen
CEO
SCHOTTEL GroupPanel Session: CEO OEM panel: How do countries measure up against each other from an OEM perspective? View Bio
SCHOTTEL Group
Achim Woerner Dr. Achim Woerner
CEO
Siemens Energy Hydro & Ocean PowerPanel Session: CEO OEM panel: How do countries measure up against each other from an OEM perspective? View Bio
Siemens
Sven Stoye Sven Stoye
CEO
Marine Current Turbines Session Information: Project Developer Update View Bio
Marine Current Turbines
David Ainsworth David Ainsworth
Business Development Director
Marine Current Turbines
Session Information TBC View Bio
Marine Current Turbines
Christoph Harwood Christoph Harwood
Commercial Director
Sustainable Marine EnergyPanel session: How can we get tidal ready for capital investment? View Bio
Sustainable Marine Energy
Stuart Brown Stuart Brown
CEO
FloWaveSession Information: Faster than Fundy - how Edinburgh’s new test tank can help de-risk and refine performance of your technology View Bio
FloWave
Soon. Frank Sylvain
CFO
Eel Energy Session Information: French Technology Case Study: Eel Energy View Bio
Eel Energy
Last chance – register here to save £300 before Friday 5th September
Finance and Investment
Charles Reynard Charles Reynard
Partner
EvershedsSession Information: Sources of Funding - The Pros and Cons - What are backers looking for? View Bio
Eversheds
David Casale David Casale
Director
Turquoise Corporate FinanceSession Information: Sources of Funding - The Pros and Cons - What are backers looking for? View Bio
Turquoise Corporate Finance
Albert Jochems Albert Jochems
Managing Director
Green Giraffe Energy Bankers Session Information TBC View Bio
Green Giraffe Energy Bankers
Andrew Craig Andrew Craig
Co-Head of Renewable Energy and Clean Technology
N+1Singer Panel Information: Sources of Funding - The Pros and Cons - What are backers looking for? View Bio
N+1Singer
Soon. Dimitri de Boer
UNIDO Senior Advisor Environment & Climate Change
Power Consortium
Session Information: Partners Offering a Water Energy Revolution (POWER) Development of Dynamic Tidal Power in China & Europe View Bio
Power Consortium
Soon. Rob Steijn
ARCADIS Director Coast and Marine Systems
Power Consortium
Session Information: Partners Offering a Water Energy Revolution (POWER) Development of Dynamic Tidal Power in China & Europe View Bio
Power Consortium
Engineering, services, contractors and consultants
Peter Fraenkel Peter Fraenkel
Marine Current Turbines co-founder
Fraenkel Wright
Session Information: Big is Beautiful: the importance of economies of scale and the consequent engineering challenges for tidal turbine design View Bio
 
Martin Wright Martin Wright
Chairman
Mojo MaritimeKeynote Session: Reducing cost and increasing reliability - employing risk mitigation strategies and getting commitment from utilities View Bio
Mojo Maritime
Jim Marnoch Jim Marnoch
Ocean Energy Manager
SKFSession Information: What should a Condition Monitoring system look like for a tidal turbine View Bio
SKF
Arndt Schweigert Dr. Arndt Schweigert
Senior Vice President Sector Management Power Generation
SchaefflerSession Information: Bearing Solutions for Ocean Energy Devices View Bio
Schaeffler
Thomas Kühmstedt Thomas Kühmstedt
Managing Director
OstseestaalSession Information Hydro dynamically optimised steel structures (steel vs. composites) View Bio
Ostseestaal
Richard Parkinson Richard Parkinson
Managing Director
Mojo MaritimeSession Information: Tidal Array Installation - Engineering, Operations & Finance View Bio
Mojo Maritime

Richard is the Managing Director of Mojo Maritime and has qualifications in Masters Certificate, HND Nautical Science, Advanced Diploma in Management studies.

Richard Parkinson is a Master Mariner and the Managing Director and founder of Mojo Maritime Limited. Richard’s offshore career started in 1984 working initially on tankers, progressing rapidly to Master on Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels, heavy lift barges in in the offshore oil industry- North Sea and West Africa. Subsequently, he worked as a towmaster- rigmoves, and offshore construction manager on a wide range of offshore and subsea operations. In 2004, Richard acquired Mojo as an ongoing marine contracting business which he has since developed into a very successful marine project management consultancy specialising in the installation of offshore renewable energy projects (wind, wave and tidal). He has lead the business to growth and expansion taking on highly complex subsea operations in the tidal energy sector providing leadership and innovation in the business and in his offshore role as Marine Operations Manager.

Adam Holland Adam Holland
Marine Renewable Manager
McLaughlin & Harvey OffshoreSession Information Installation Workshop: Is the wave and tidal industry maturing enough to allow engagement with large contracting entities for installation of demo arrays and beyond? View Bio
McLaughlin & Harvey Offshore
Nick Murphy Nick Murphy
Head of Wave & Tidal Projects
SeaRoc Group Ltd.Session Information: Installation Workshop: Is the wave and tidal industry maturing enough to allow engagement with large contracting entities for installation of demo arrays and beyond? View Bio
SeaRoc Group Ltd.
Stijn Delauré Stijn Delauré
Business Unit Manager
DEME GeoSea Session Information: Installation WorkshopIs the wave and tidal industry maturing enough to allow engagement with large contracting entities for installation of demo arrays and beyond? View Bio
DEME GeoSea
Soon. Jeremy Panes
Director
Mwaves & Naval ArchitectSession Information Installation: The Tidal Energy Paradox View Bio
Mwaves & Naval Architect
Soon. Professor Richard Whitehouse
Technical Director of the Coasts and Estuaries Group
HR WallingfordSession Information: Learning from experience in fast flow environments View Bio
HR Wallingford
Soon.

Andy Baldock
Director - Sustainable Energy Solutions,
Black & Veatch Ltd. 

Session Information: Using Data Analysis to Reduce Cost of Energy for your Project View Bio
Black & Veatch Ltd. 

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Gold Sponsors
Schaeffler
West Normandy marine energy
Silver Sponsors
Halcyon Tidal Power
Mojo Maritime
SKF
Bronze Sponsors
FloWave
Ostseestaal
Sustainable Marine Energy
Event Sponsors
EEL Energy
Power Consortium
Power Consortium
SMT MARINE
Workshop Sponsor
Innovate UK
Online Sponsor
wikov
Exhibitors
Aquatera
BAUER_Renewables
Black & Veatch
DEME GeoSea
HR Wallingford
MSC Software
Newburgh Precision
Scientific Management Associates
SDI
SEA CON®
Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd
WaveHub