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Welcome to ICOE! Each concurrent session presenter has recorded a full research recording. Each of these recordings are available to view on demand, and to send questions to the presenter, starting April 12. In addition, during the event (April 28-30), each presenter will participate in a live, interactive, moderator-led Summary Session, featuring live audience Q&A chat. Posters are available for viewing starting April 12. Questions can also be submitted to poster presenters.

Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
  • 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM US EDT
    Opening Plenary - Commercialization on the Horizon: International Advancements in Marine Energy
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 1I :Test Facilities and Programs

    Session Moderator: Jason Busch, JD – Pacific Ocean Energy Trust

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 1T: Grid Integration and Electrical Systems for Marine Energy

    Session Chair: Eduard Muljadi, PhD – Auburn University

    Technical & Research Track

  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 2I: 10W to 10MW

    Session Moderator: Elaine Buck, MSc, BSc – The European Marine Energy Centre

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 2T: Innovation in Marine Energy Technologies

    Session Chair: Jean-Roch Nader – University of Tasmania

    Technical & Research Track

  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM US EDT
    Plenary - Green for Blue: Finance and Funding for Marine Energy Projects
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM US EDT
    Networking with Colleagues
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 3I: Projects In the Water

    Session Moderator: Tim Ramsey – U.S. Department of Energy

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 3T: Powering the Blue Economy - Market Analyses and Technology Requirements

    Session Chair: Mark Hemer, PhD – CSIRO / Blue Economy Co-operative Research Centre

    Technical & Research Track

  • Thursday, April 29, 2021
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM US EDT
    Networking with Colleagues
  • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 4I: Lessons from Industry

    Session Moderator: Craig Jones, PhD – Integral Consulting

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 4T: Numerical Modeling of Marine Energy Systems

    Session Chair: Grace Chang, PhD – Integral Consulting Inc.

    Technical & Research Track

  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM US EDT
    Plenary - The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development: What is it and what does it mean for Marine Energy?
  • 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM US EDT
    Ocean DEMO - 30 min Educational Session
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM US EDT
    Plenary - First Markets for Ocean Energy: Powering the Blue Economy
  • 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 5I: Regulatory Environment

    Session Moderator: Sandra Farwell, MPA – Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 5T: Tidal, River, and Ocean Current Technology - Breakthroughs in Research and Development

    Session Chair: Michael Lawson

    Technical & Research Track

  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 6I: International Outlook

    Session Moderator: Henry Jeffrey – University of Edinburgh

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 6T: Economic Analyses of Marine Energy Markets

    Session Chair/Presenter: Kim Nielsen, KIN – Ramboll

    Technical & Research Track

  • 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 7T: Powering the Blue Economy: Technologies that Enable New End Uses

    Session Chair: Andrea Copping, PhD – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Technical & Research Track

  • Friday, April 30, 2021
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM US EDT
    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM US EDT
    Networking with Colleagues
  • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 8I: Standards and Certification

    Session Moderator: Jonathan Colby, MS – Verdant Power

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 8T: Wave Energy Technology - Breakthroughs in Research and Development

    Session Chair: Ronan Costello, PhD – Wave Venture

    Technical & Research Track

  • 10:25 AM – 11:10 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 9I: Resilience & Reliability: Ocean Energy for Island Nations

    Session Moderator: Michael Murphy – Stantec

    Industry & Markets Track

  • 10:25 AM – 11:10 AM US EDT
    Concurrent Session 9T: Environmental and Social Effects of Marine Energy

    Session Chair: Shana L. Hirsch, PhD – University of Washington

    Technical & Research Track

  • 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM US EDT
    Plenary - Looking Forward: Next Generation of Marine Energy Leaders, Future of Ocean Energy - Perspectives from Trade Organization CEOs and ICOE 2022