The Scientific Committee is chaired by Professor Ben Wilson of University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The committee will decide the overall shape of the conference programme and  select presentations on the basis of submitted abstracts and invitations to key speakers.

The composition of the Scientific Committee may vary but at the time of writing, members are as follows:

  • Ben Wilson (The Scottish Association for Marine Science, UHI, chair)
  • David Woolf (HWU)
  • Joanne Porter (HWU)
  • Mike Bell (HWU)
  • Ian Hutchison (ORJIP)
  • Ian Davies (Marine Scotland Science)
  • Rory O’Hara Murray (Marine Scotland Science)
  • George Lees (Scottish Natural Heritage)
  • Morven Cameron (Highlands and Islands Enterprise)
  • Elva Bannon (Wave Energy Scotland)
  • Caitlin Long (European Marine Energy Centre)
  • Annie Linley (University of Plymouth)
  • Benjamin Williamson (Environmental Research Institute, UHI)
  • Arne Vogler (Lews Castle College, UHI)
  • Beth Scott (University of Aberdeen)
  • Andrea Copping (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/ University of Washington)