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Program and Registration for WATTS UP 2019!

6-7 March 2019, WATTS UP is back for the 5th time. The Topic of this years conference: Circle of Li-fe
Published Jan 17 2019 — by Maritime Battery Forum

The WATTS UP - Circle of Li-fe aims to explore the journey from cradle to grave and beyond for maritime batteries. The maritime battery industry is at a pivotal point for making maritime batteries a success. Our members have highlighted their interest in topics such as safety, more user experience, opportunities for the industry, and what happens at the end of the battery life. During the conference we aim to cast light on this.

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We hope the results of the conference will help streamline battery uptake for the maritime industry. A more detailed program will follow soon.

Use this opportunity to meet key personnel dedicated to technology developments as well as the end users.

Time and place: Scandic Bergen City, 6-7 March, starting 10:00 on 6th and ending at 15:00 on 7th.

Who should attend: battery manufacturers, system integrators, shipyards, ship owners, ship managers, ports, authorities, research institutions, government agencies, port authorities, class societies, designers, think tanks, anyone who has an interest in ships and batteries.

Members in MBF get 50 % discount. Please contact us to get your discount code.

Hotel discount code for rooms: MBF060319 

Deadline for registration 27 February.

Members: The MBF annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on the morning of the first day of the conference, from 09:00 – 10:00, before the conference starts. Please indicate in the registration below if you are attending AGM.

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Do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Bergen!

Program (subject to change):

The Ministry of Climate and Environment, "Opening speech"
SINTEF Ocean, "The big picture"
PART I - Experience
DOF, "Experience from retrofits"
Grieg, "Cranes on bulk vessels"
DNV GL, "Safety - Experience with accidents"
PART II - Watts up?
Rolls Royce and Kystverket, "OV Ryvingen - The project"
Bergen Landstrøm, "Shore power"
Corvus, " The Bergen Factory and future outlook"
Transocean, "Batteries on Rigs"
Spear Power Systems, "Electrifying America: Hybridization and Electrification of U.S. Passenger Vessels"
Maritime Battery Forum, "The MBF market update"
PART III - Hybridization
TBA, "Battery and hydrogen"
TBA, "Battery and hydrogen"
PART IV - Battery Afterlife
Batteriretur, "The recycling process - step by step"
Bellona, "Batteries and sustainability"
PART V - The Future
TBA, "Next generation maritime batteries"
SINTEF Ocean, "The future of maritime batteries"
Battery Panel
* More speakers will be announced soon.


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