Annual Assembly 6th Nov 2019 


The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub is an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded consortium. We provide research leadership to connect academia, industry, policy and public stakeholders, inspire innovation and maximise societal value in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy.

Join us at our second annual assembly to:

  • Explore and debate cutting edge research within offshore wind, wave and tidal energy
  • Find out about the latest opportunities and challenges in offshore renewable energy technologies
  • Have the opportunity to network with the offshore renewable community, including academics and industry professionals

Draft Programme

09:00 - 09:25 Registration, networking and refreshments

09:25 - 09:30 Welcome to the Day

09:30 - 09.35 Welcome to University of Strathclyde

09:35 - 09:45 Introduction by the Supergen ORE Hub

09:45 - 10:45 Session 1 - Supergen ORE Hub Core & Flexible Fund Research & Industry Speakers:

  • Will Apps (Crown Estate): Offshore Wind Round 4 Competition
  • Elva Bannon (Wave Energy Scotland): Update on WES structured programme and next stages

10:45 - 11:30 Refreshment break with poster sessions and networking

11:30 - 13:00 Session 2 - Supergen ORE Hub Core & Flexible Fund Research & Industry Speakers:

  • Una Brosnan (Atkins Global): Views on Offshore Wind Sector Deal, round 4 leasing & future challenges in offshore wind
  • Daniel Coles (Simec Atlantis): Meygen update & views on future research requirements for tidal energy

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break with poster sessions and networking

14:30 - 15:30 Wider ORE Community Research and Initiatives:

  • Supergen Marine (UKCMER): Ian Masters (Swansea University) and Anup Nambiar (University of Edinburgh)
  • Supergen Wind
  • UK China: Rafael Palacios (Imperial College London), and Ed Mackay (University of Exeter)

15:30 - 16:30 Industry panel sessions with Q&A

16:30 - 16:45 Closing session and Early Career Researcher poster prize

16:45 - 17:30 Refreshments and networking

17:30 Close of event

Evening drinks reception - Tuesday 5th November

Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

Join us between 6pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday 5th November for an evening drinks reception with other delegates, the Supergen ORE Hub Co-directors, and our Early Career Researcher Network.

Please select whether you would like to attend when registering your place to the conference.