Ninth European wave and tidal energy conference in Southampton from 5 to 9 September 2011

February 18th, 2011 by Events

The Ninth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference and exhibition (EWTEC 2011) will be held at the University of Southampton, UK from 5 to 9 September 2011.

EWTEC is an international technical and scientific conference, respected for its commitment to maintain high standards in the quality of academic and industrial contributions to its proceedings.

EWTEC provides attendees with a perfect forum for knowledge transfer and debate at the cutting edge of marine renewable energy technology.

Keynote speeches and technical presentations will be given by international experts from academia, industry and the policy arena.

The conference topics listed below span the fields of wave and tidal energy research, ranging from technical through to cross-cutting policy, finance and environmental subjects.

  • Wave and tidal energy resource characterization
  • Device development and testing
  • Device hydrodynamics and structural mechanics
  • Power take-off and device control
  • Device and environmental modelling
  • Environmental impact and appraisal
  • Policy development and legislation
  • Socio-economic impact
  • Grid connection and system aspects
  • Future markets and financing

(click on image to download 2011 EWTEC PDF flyer)


The conference will be based at the Highfield campus of the University of Southampton, with talks taking place in new well-equipped lecture theatres.

(click on the logo to go to EWTEC website for conference information)

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