The annual Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) conference is an opportunity for industry and academia to come together to share the latest research around offshore wind and its environmental impacts.

The annual Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) conference brings together exciting keynote speakers from the offshore wind industry and with opportunities to hear from leading academic experts and rising stars in PhD research. The conference theme this year is “Transition to clean energy”.

The event spans two research-packed days, with participants welcome to attend one or both sessions.

Keynote Speaker:

Prof Juergen Maier CBE (Northern Powerhouse Partnership, ex-Siemens UK Chief Executive)


  • Will Apps, Crown Estate
  • Ian Livingston, Equinor
  • John Harris (HR Wallingford)
  • David Bould, Ørsted
  • Chris Brigg, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

– Leading academics from our Partner Institutions

– Cutting-edge research from our Aura CDT researchers.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, we will also be including an awards ceremony for outstanding PhD research from our Aura CDT students.

Network with colleagues from the Offshore Wind Industry and academics solving the engineering and environmental challenges facing the sector.

Register to attend the Aura CDT conference now.