Severn Barrage and Tidal Energy Conference

26 Jun
Wednesday 26th June 2013
8.45am – 3.20pm
Delegate: £90+VAT, Exhibitor: £200+VAT, Student: £42.50+VAT

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This one-day conference is organised by ICE Wales Cymru,and the Royal Academy of Engineering, in conjunction with Cardiff University and ICE South West, it is also supported by CIWEM

The conference is sponsored by MAREN (MArine Renewable ENergy) and LCRI  (Low Carbon Research Institute)

The conference will address the subject of energy from tidal power in the Severn Estuary, and the possible effects of a propsed barrage. Issues of construction & design, economics and effects on wildlife habitats will be discussed.

Confirmed speakers:
The Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM – Keynote Address
The Rt Hon Peter Hain MP Prof Roger Falconer FREng, Cardiff University – environmental issues
Ian Gardner, Arup – Construction issues
Dr Ron Loveland, Welsh Government – sustainable energy & industry in Wales
Tony Pryor, Hafren Power – Economic issues
Johnny Gowdy, Regen SW – A balanced technology approach
Dr Ian Masters, LCRI Marine – the LCRI Marine Studies Review.
Dr Stephen Nash, National University of Ireland, Galway – Overview of the MAREN Project and tidal stream turbine studies
Andy Turnpenny, Turnpenny Horsfield Associates Ltd – Fish migration
Peter Jones, RSPB – Birds and wildlife issues
Prof Chris Binnie FREng, Independent Consultant and Past President of CIWEM – Summary & conference concluding remarks Pfrof Michael HarnettPr

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