Marine Institute

4th International Conference on Ocean Energy October 2012 - Call for Papers

ICOE BannerThe Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in association with the International ICOE Committee, the European Ocean Energy Association and the IEA -OES, are delighted to announce that Ireland will be the venue for the 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) to take place from Wednesday 17th to Friday 19th October 2012, at the Convention Centre Dublin. 
 
ICOE is the global marine energy event focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy. Held every two years, the goal of the conference and exhibition is to share recent experiences from research and demonstration efforts and experiences from related industries. It aims to accelerate development by stimulating collaboration networks between companies and research and development centres. 
 
Call for Papers
International experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy and related sectors will present over a hundred papers on themes important to growing this new marine industry. Those interested can now submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation at ICOE 2012. 
 
The main themes of the conference are:
1. Ocean Power Generation Technologies
2. Performance and Environmental Issues
3. Marine Renewable Energy Economics and Policies
4. Ocean Energy Device Components
5. Deployment, Operation and Maintenance 
 

In addition to these five main themes, there will be a further 23 sub-themes. A full list of themes, guidelines and a template on abstract submission can be found atwww.icoe2012dublin.com.

 
Exhibition
The associated industry exhibition will present an opportunity for the top industrial ocean energy players to demonstrate the latest technologies in harnessing renewable energy from the sea and to make contact with key players from throughout the ocean and tidal energy industry. It will give your organisation the opportunity to promote your products and services and to make contact with key players from the marine, engineering and electrical industry sectors. The marine-side location of the conference centre provides a specific opportunity to showcase devices and vessel capabilities. Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Contact Sarah below for further details. 
 
Sponsorship
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities exist for organisations involved, or with an interest, in the marine renewable sector. This high profile event which will bring together over 800 ocean energy experts will provide invaluable exposure for key players in this rapidly growing global sector. Sponsorship packs are available by contacting Sarah as detailed below.
 
Further Information and Contact Details 
For further information on the event, including sponsorship opportunities, exhibition enquiries and details on the venue and location, contact: Sarah Collins ph +353 1 296 8668 or email sarah [at] conferencepartners [dot] ie
 
For information regarding the conference and call for abstracts contact: Stephen O’Sullivan email icoe2012dublin [at] seai [dot] ie 
 
ICOE 2012 is organised by Conference Partners, a professional conference organisation, on behalf of SEAI