Computational Modelling Group

Conference  5th September 2011 8 a.m.  University of Southampton

European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (Southampton)

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Climate, Complex fluids, Earth Observation, Ecology, Energy, Marine Renewable Energy, Oceanography, Wave propagation
Petrina Butler

EWTEC 2011

Conference themes

The conference topics listed below span the fields of wave and tidal energy research, ranging from technical through to cross-cutting policy, finance and environmental subjects

  • Wave and tidal energy resource characterization
  • Device development and testing
  • Device hydrodynamics and structural mechanics
  • Power take-off and device control
  • Device and environmental modelling
  • Environmental impact and appraisal
  • Policy development and legislation
  • Socio-economic impact
  • Grid connection and system aspects
  • Future markets and financing


The conference will be based at the Highfield campus of the University of Southampton (3D map), with talks taking place in new well-equipped lecture theatres.

History of EWTEC

EWTEC is an international technical and scientific conference, focussed on ocean renewable energy and widely respected for its commitment to maintain high standards in the quality of academic and industrial contributions to its proceedings. EWTEC provides attendees with a perfect forum for knowledge transfer and debate at the cutting edge of marine renewable energy technology.

EWTEC is well established among renewable energy conferences, with a history stretching back to 1993.


For all enquiries about the conference and exhibition:


Tel: +44(0)2380 593940

Post: School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

University of Southampton

University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ

United Kingdom

Contact person: Luke Blunden