Event programme

Event programme

REDAWN and Beyond - 9 February 2021: Agenda & links to recordings


MAIN ROOM SESSION  1 - (1) Recording includes:

08:45:    Open virtual rooms - REDAWN project film launch.
09:05:   Terry Waugh, Lead REDAWN Partner Action Renewables – Welcome & Introduction to REDAWN.
09:10:   Andrew Muir MLA. Alliance Party Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for North Down - Finance and Infrastructure Spokesperson – Opening and Welcome.
09:20:   REDAWN Infographics summarising project outputs

09:25:   Keynote conversation: REDAWN and Beyond 1 (The state of the art and beyond)
Chaired by: Armando Carravetta, University of Naples, Federico II, with:

  • Ioannis Kougias, Programme Officer- Scientific Research, EU Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy.
  • Anthony Rinjonneau, Commercial Director, Sud Ouest Canalisations (SOC) Manufacturer of PATs).
  • Enrique Ruiz Hernández, Head of Technical Department, PowerTurbines, France.
  • Leonardo Roggen, Engineer, HIGRA, Brazil.


INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1 - (Click on the individual sessions to watch the recordings of each breakout session)

10:00 - (2) Energy Recovery Resource Assessment - Aonghus McNabola, Aida Merida Garcia.

10:00 - (3) Economic and Policy Impacts - Dawn Murphy, Action Renewables, Indalecio González Fernández, Fundación Asturiana de la Energía and Paul Coughlan, Trinity College Dublin.

10:00 - (4) Design Guidance and Support Tools - Armando Carravetta and Oreste Fecarotta, University of Naples, Federico II.

10:30:   Break, with optional networking in chat rooms (English, Spanish, Portuguese & French).

11:00:   Back to main room: Terry Waugh, introduction to breakout sessions 2.


INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2: MHP labs, Demonstration sites, virtual tours - (Click on the individual sessions to watch the recordings of each breakout session)

11:00 - (5) Spanish demonstration plant - Indalecio González/Maria Jesús Rodriguez, FAEN.  Jorge García/Juan Antonio Rodríguez. University of Cordoba. Francisco Carrasco/Pedro Parias. Feragua. Borja Murube. Almaco del Guadalquivir. Cortijo Calonge.

11:00 - France demonstration plant - Yves Cabaret/Astrid Gesnouin, SMPGA. (no recording available)

11:00 - (6) Portuguese demonstration plant - Helena Ramos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST).


MAIN ROOM SESSION 2 - (7) Recording includes:

11:30 - Keynote conversation: REDAWN and Beyond 2: (Challenges to adoption and capitalisation).  Chaired by: Aonghus Mc Nabola, Trinity College Dublin with:

  • Pedro Amaral Jorge, CEO, APREN - Portuguese Association of Renewable Energies, Portugal.
  • Joaquin Villar Rodriguez, Head of the International Department of the Andalusian Energy Agency, Spain.
  • Simon Hamlyn, CEO, British Hydropower Association, UK.
  • Vincent Railliet, President, SMPGA, France.

12:05:    Address by Ismael Morán-García, Chief Executive of the Joint Secretariat & Deputy Director, EU Interreg Atlantic Area.

12:15:    Discussion, Q & A Chaired by: Helena Ramos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST).

12:30:    Round up and CloseTerry Waugh, Lead REDAWN Partner and CEO of Action Renewables.