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2015 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The 2015 conference theme was Marine Renewable Energy: Charting the Path of Progress. The OWET conference was co-located this year with HydroVision International, the largest gathering of hydro professionals worldwide.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: July 14-17, 2015
Location: Oregon Convention Center– Portland, Oregon
View Program & Presentations: 2015 Conference Program

2014 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The 2014 conference theme was Going the Distance. Building a new industry is hard work. It takes vision, creativity and staying the course. The ninth annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference was a gathering place for world leaders deeply committed to moving this industry forward. The conference focused on assessing where the industry is today and what it will take to go the distance.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: September 24-25, 2014
Location: Leftbank Annex– Portland, Oregon
Download: 2014 Conference Program

2013 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The 2013 conference theme was Community and Industry: Collaboration, Innovation and Opportunity. The exchange of information and connections made at the conference was just the beginning of what we hope will be ongoing and productive conversations about how we work together to develop this new industry – and its promise of clean, renewable energy and good family-wage jobs – responsibly and with respect for all ocean users.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: September 25-26, 2013
Location: Liberty Theater – Astoria, Oregon
Download: 2013 Conference Program

2012 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The theme for Ocean Renewable Energy Conference VII was Accelerating Development. The conference featured presentations, speakers and offline conversations that explored the conference theme from many points-of-view and in-depth. Attendees left with a shared understanding of what it will take for Oregonians and others to realize the full community, economic and environmental benefits of this abundant, clean and inherently renewable source of energy.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: September 26-27, 2012
Location: DoubleTree – Portland, Oregon
Download: 2012 Conference Program

2011 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The 2011 conference brought together ocean energy leaders and stakeholders representing the full spectrum of wave energy project development to continue the conversation about how to responsibly develop the emerging wave energy industry.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: August 3-4, 2011
Location: Oregon Convention Center – Portland, Oregon
Download: 2011 Conference Program

2010 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference collocated with EnergyOcean Pacific

EnergyOcean Pacific was collocated with the 5th annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference. The event, held in Portland, Oregon, is strategically located in the middle of the fast-growing Pacific Region ocean energy industry.

This conference was designed for Developers, Utility Companies, Investors, Researchers, Component and System Manufacturers, Government Officials, Policy Makers, and Academic & Educational Organizations. The event featured a technical program created by the industry for the industry, and an exhibition showcasing the latest technologies for the ocean renewables market.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust and EnergyOcean Pacific
Date: September 29-30, 2010
Location: Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center – Portland, Oregon
Download: 2010 Conference Program

2009 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

The 2009 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference IV brought together local, national and international renewable and wave energy leaders to continue the conversation about how we responsibly develop the emerging wave energy industry in Oregon, the United States and around the world.

Participants included stakeholders representing the full spectrum of wave energy project development – from early-stage community engagement to deployment and energy generation – including project developers, coastal community leaders, utilities, academia, state and federal regulators, researchers and others.

With the escalating spotlight on renewable and wave energy worldwide, Ocean Renewable Energy Conference IV was an interesting, informative and important couple of days.

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: September 15-16, 2009
Location: Seaside Convention Center – Seaside, Oregon
Download: 2009 Conference Program 2009 Conference Program

2008 Ocean Renewable Energy Conference

Presented by: Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Date: September 25-26, 2008
Location: Mill Convention Center – North Bend, Oregon
Download: 2008 Conference Program 2008 Conference Program

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