Annual Report 2018
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Yann-Hervé De Roeck France Energies Marine



ICOE 2018

For this 7th edition, ICOE joined forces with Seanergy, the yearly event for marine energies in France, gathering 200 exhibitors, more than 3500 visitors and organized by Bluesign. ICOE 2018 was also mainly supported by the Normandy Region, la Manche Department, the urban community of Le Cotentin and the City of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. The content of the event was supervised by two committees of international experts led by the Normandy Region through its economic development agency (ADN). Supported by the International Energy Agency (IEA) through its programme for technological collaboration Ocean Energy Systems (OES), the International Conference on Ocean Energy gathers every two years 900 ocean energy academic and industrial experts.

Facts and numbers about the event:

  • 3 500 participants, 36 countries
  • +220 exhibitors
  • 550 BtoB meetings
  • 140 international speakers
  • 65 research posters
  • 33 conference sessions