Agenda nearly complete for 2011 Wind & Ocean Energy Seminar

CompositesWorld's 2011 Wind & Ocean Energy Seminar will be April 13-14 at the Wyndham Portland Airport Hotel, South Portland, Maine, USA.

CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, has announced that the agenda is almost complete for its 2011 Wind & Ocean Energy Seminar, April 13-14 at the Wyndham Portland Airport Hotel in South Portland, Maine, USA.

Recently confirmed speakers include, Stephen Nolet, principal engineer at TPI Composites, who will will brief attendees on recent technology developments in manufacturing of large composite wind turbine blades. Also speaking will be Chris M. Campbell, executive director of the Ocean Renewable Energy Group. His topic will be the emergence of renewable marine energy: a new energy resource and potential market for composites.

Organized in association with the Maine Composites Alliance, the seminar will explore the market and opportunities in wind blade and ocean energy and will include speaker topics on technology, design and manufacturing, installation and repair.

Agenda topics include composites in wind blades, floating platforms for offshore wind systems, tidal turbine technology, small and community wind, wind blade repair, government initiatives, and an outlook of the wind energy market. Confirmed and tentative speakers will represent TPI Composites, the University of Maine, Ocean Renewable Power Co., REpower, Siemens, National Renewable Energy Lab, and others.

For more information, visit or contact CompositesWorld's conference director Scott Stephenson at, or +1 207-221- 6602; alternatively, contact Maine Composite Alliance's Stephen Von Vogt at or +1 207-828-1414.