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WavEC Events

Seminar 2019

Portugal and Norway: Marine renewable energy and offshore aquaculture



4th December 2019, Lisbon, Museu do Oriente, Auditório
WavEC Seminar 2019


5th December 2019, Lisbon, Museu do Oriente, Sala Nova Deli
B2B Meetings


WavEC Offshore Renewables is organising its annual Seminar 2019 in collaboration with the Norwegian Embassy in Portugal and Innovation Norway. The event will take place on the 4th of December in Museu do Oriente, Lisbon.


We invite you to join this event.




. António Sarmento, President of the Board, WavEC

. Anders Erdal, Norwegian Ambassador to Portugal

. Ricardo Serrão Santos, Minister of the Sea

SESSION I - Floating offshore wind: Norway and Portugal in a leading position

Chair: Ricardo Morgado, Commercial Director, ASM Industries


. Pedro Valverde, EDP, Windfloat Atlantic

. WavEC speaker to be confirmed, WavEC experience on Offshore Wind

. Clara Santos, Principle Power, Windfloat Atlantic

. Michael Bullock, MDS/RRA

SESSION II - Wave Energy: building a new industry

Chair: João Gonçalo Maciel, EDP NEW


. Elaine Buck, Technical Manager, EMEC The European Marine Energy Centre

. Francisco Correia da Fonseca, WavEC, DTOceanPlus – Developing advanced design tools for Ocean Energy Systems

. Patrik Möller, CEO, Corpower, operational experience at EMEC and Hiwave project in Portugal

. Jussi Åkerberg, CEO AW Energy, Waveroller future developments

. José Varandas, CEO, Kymaner, Air turbines in wave energy – the efficiency challenge

SESSION III - Offshore aquaculture and other ocean market opportunities

Chair: Nuno Lourenço, CEO, Collaborative Laboratory (CoLAB) +ATLANTIC


. Päl Bakken, CEO, Seaweed Energy Solutions

. Pedro Encarnação, Jeronimo Martins, Offshore aquaculture pilot project

. Karl C. Strømsem, COB, Nørd AS & Nørd Portugal Ltd, Future perspectives for offshore aquaculture

. Harald Bjorn Hansen, Manager Ocean Venture |  Subsea Commercial – Norway & Russia, TechnipFMC

SSESSION IV - Finance and Investment (Roundtable)

Chair: Luísa Carrilho da Graça, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados


. Tina Sølvberg, Senior Sector Officer - Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy, Financial Mechanism Office

. Magnar Ødelien, Programme Director, EEA Norway Grants

. Knut Erik Steen, Director for wind NORWEP

. Ruben Eiras, Director General of Maritime Policy of the Ministry of the Sea, DGPM




ASM Industries

AW Energy
Jerónimo Martins
Principle Power
Nørd AS, Norway & Nord Portugal Lda



14h - 16h

Closed Session.