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Fifth International Conference

on Offshore Energy and Storage


Organised by OSESSociety and IEEE Technical Committee on Oceanic Engineering (Ocean Energy Systems).

July 4th to 6th, 2018, University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC)

OSES2018 Theme " The new ambition for offshore energy"

The OSES conference series addresses offshore energy systems – with major emphasis on the word “systems”. For several decades research and development has been conducted in discrete silos on offshore wind power, coastal wind power, tidal range plant, tidal stream generation, wave energy conversion, floating PV arrays, osmotic energy conversion using salinity gradients, thermal power generation using ocean thermal gradients, fissionable material extraction, energy storage over timescales of seconds/ minutes/ hours/ days, electrical power transmission offshore, energy vectors suited to offshore energy movement and, of course, the commercial and policy approaches that make it feasible for private companies to spearhead advances in the technical areas. Things had to change – and they more

Conference scope and structure

The OSES conference scope embraces all technical, environmental, commercial and policy aspects of preparing future offshore energy systems. A full scope description is given more

KeyNote Speakers

OSES2018 will include six keynote addresses. Two speakers are already committed:

Simon Watson:Professor of Wind Energy Systems and Director of DUWIND at T.U. Delft.

Jochen Bard:Director of Energy Process Division:Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems

Technical Committee

The technical committee consists of 26 academics. A list of committee members can be found here.

Paper Submission

Full paper should follow the template provided here and can be submitted through this website.

Important Date
Abstract Submission  March 19, 2018
Notification of Acceptance  April 6, 2018
Earlybird registration ends  June 8, 2018
Paper submission  June 22, 2018
Conference dates  July 4-6, 2018



We look forward to seeing you in Ningbo, China.