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Annual Conference 2017


Project Lead

Wave Energy Scotland Ltd

Wave Energy Scotland's second Annual Conference took place on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at the John MacIntyre Building in Edinburgh. With the recently awarded Control Systems Stage 1 contracts, there were 35 projects in the WES programme at this time.

During the one day conference, participants in the Power Take-Off (PTO), Novel Wave Energy Converter (NWEC) and Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes (SMMP) programmes each gave a short presentation to update attendees on their progress during the previous year. In addition to this, WES gave an update on the overall programme, and there were a number of presentations to inform on other areas of research and opportunities across the wider sector.

The majority of the presentations that were given on the day are available to be downloaded. The documentation available include:

  • WES Annual Conference 2017 agenda
  • WES Programme summary and future plans
  • Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes project elevator pitches
  • Power Take-Off project elevator pitches
  • Novel Wave Energy Converter project elevator pitches
  • Control Systems project posters
  • Energy Technology Partnership and SuperGen Flex-fund update
  • Interactive session
  • International overview

Agenda & Overview - Conference 2017

The agenda from the 2017 WES Annual Conference also giving names of each project covered in the progress updates.

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WES Programme Summary - Conference 2017

An overview from WES of the overall programme and planned activities for 2018.

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Project Updates - Structural Materials - Conference 2017

2017 Annual Conference presentation slides from the 3-minute updates given by each of the developers within the Stage 1 Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes projects.

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Project Updates - Power Take-off - Conference 2017

2017 Annual Conference presentation slides from the 3-minute updates given by each of the developers within the Stage 2 and Stage 3 Power Take-off projects.

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Project Updates - Novel Wave Energy Converter - Conference 2017

2017 Annual Conference presentation slides from the 3-minute updates given by each of the developers within the Novel Wave Energy Converter projects.

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Energy Technology Partnership Update - Conference 2017

2017 Annual Conference presentation slides from the Energy Technology Partnership.

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Wave Technology Development Abroad - Conference 2017

An overview of the IEA international vision, European opportunities, and how the sector has progressed in other countries in 2017.

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Control Systems Posters - Conference 2017

Posters presentations provided by the 13 projects within Stage 1 of the Control Systems programme.

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