EWTEC 2019

The 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference will be held between 1st – 6th of September 2019 in Napoli, Italy.

Watch EWTEC2019 Chair D.Vicinanza introducing the conference and presenting the conference activities

Scientific Programme

The scientific final programme of the conference is available here.

Final Scientific Conference Schedule Sunday to Friday 1 – 6 September 2019

EWTEC2019 is sponsored by Enel Green Power (EGP) Italy

EWTEC2019 Sponsor

EWTEC2019 Sponsor


Conference Registration

The registration process for EWTEC 2019 is now open.

Reserve your place now by following the link:




Information about the fees, the venue and accommodation can be found at the registration webpage.

The 13th EWTEC is organised by Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli and CONISMA (National Inter-University Consortium for Marine Sciences).

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Chairman: Prof, Diego Vicinanza

EWTEC 2019 will take place at Centro Congressi della Stazione Marittima di
Napoli. It’s a unique opportunity to reach 700 delegates from 35 countries!

Italy’s coolest city: why Naples is the place to be right now.

A number of exciting opportunities are now available for conference sponsorship, marketing and the EWTEC2019 exhibition. Find out how you can be involved in this prestigious European Wave and Tidal Energy 2019 conference event by downloading the EWTEC 2019 information package.


Any questions related to abstracts and paper processing should be addressed to ewtec2019@ewtec.org.

Outstanding papers will be selected and considered for review and publication in the International Marine Energy Journal (IMEJ). The IMEJ (ISSN 2631-5548) is the associated journal of the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference.


Booking Accommodation

A list of suggested accommodation is available on the “Register to Attend” webpage.

Please note: Naples has a lot of tourism in September. Please arrange your accommodation well in advance.

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

A unique opportunity to reach hundreds of delegates from all over the world! A number of exciting opportunities are now available for sponsorship, marketing and exhibition. EWTEC 2019 information package.

Thematic tracks of EWTEC 2019

  • Wave / tidal resource characterization.
  • Wave / tidal device development and testing.
  • Wave / tidal hydrodynamic modelling.
  • Grid integration, PTO & control.
  • Station keeping, moorings and foundations.
  • Structural mechanics – materials, fatigue, loadings.
  • Environmental impact and appraisal.
  • Operations, maintenance and decommissioning.
  • Economical, social, legal and political aspects of ocean energy.

Welcome message from the Chair of EWTEC 2019


Dear Member of the Marine Energy Community,


EWTEC 2019 represents the 13th and the latest in the bi-annual scientific conference series of the European Wave and Tidal Energy (EWTEC) community, the first being in 1973. The conference will be held for the first time in Italy, at the beautiful city of Napoli. EWTEC 2019 will provide the needed platform and the meeting point between experts and world-class companies in the marine renewable energy sector. It will involve the participation of about 700 delegates from 35 different countries.

This includes universities, research centres and industry active in the marine renewable energy sector. The conference will have facilities for exhibitors, workshops and side events and will present an exciting platform for the wave and tidal energy community to interact and network. As indicated above, Abstract submission opens from the 3rd of September 2018.

A selection of the submitted papers will have the opportunity to be published in the International Marine Energy Journal (IMEJ).

This will be the great event in Wave and Tidal Energy of 2019. Don’t miss it !

Diego Vicinanza

Chairman of EWTEC 2019


We look forward to seeing you at EWTEC2019, Napoli!