Monday 20 September – Day 1:
We welcomed our keynote speaker, who opened the conference:
Emma Toulson, Lead Stakeholder Advisor, Ørsted
A lively interactive session dedicated to exploring, discussing, and learning about different facets of offshore wind energy. Discussion topics included:
-Women in offshore wind
-The ideal location for an offshore wind turbine
-Busting the myths around offshore wind
A diverse set of talks from our Cohort 2 students, who are all just starting out on their PhD journeys with the Aura CDT. They explained their research plans, linking to their vision for the future of the offshore wind sector.