Blade Operations And Maintenance Forum

event OVERVIEW

Windpower Monthly is excited to introduce the Blade Operations And Maintenance Conference.

The event promises to bring you the latest in blade integrity management practices for improved aerodynamic optimisation and AEP. The forum will feature:

  • The latest blade retrofit strategies for improved AEP
  • Protection options for leading edge erosion
  • Strategies for reducing trailing edge issues during the manufacturing phase
  • A comparison of various lightning protection systems for improved blade protection
  • An assessment of the industry’s current stance on the use of quad copters for more accurate inspections
  • Determining accurate damage categories - when to repair and when to replace?

We are almost ready to release the final programme. Until then, you can view the draft agenda here

Key Speakers

Stephen Neidigk Engineer Sandia

Stephen Neidigk

Engineer

Sandia

Troy Ryan Eastern Regional Manager Infigen Energy

Troy Ryan

Eastern Regional Manager

Infigen Energy

Walter Hornaday President Cielo Wind

Walter Hornaday

President

Cielo Wind

Odin Creel Senior Site and Wind Engineer Suzlon

Odin Creel

Senior Site and Wind Engineer

Suzlon

Santhosh K Chandrabalan Technical Business Development Leader 3M

Santhosh K Chandrabalan

Technical Business Development Leader

3M 

Aaron Wahlstrom Sales Engineer - Blade Services Broadwind Energy

Aaron Wahlstrom

Sales Engineer - Blade Services

Broadwind Energy

Benjamin Green Manager Blades Repair US and Canada Vestas

Benjamin Green

Manager Blades Repair US and Canada

Vestas 

Warren Wilson Director Service Sales And Marketing Gamesa

Philippe Delleville

VP Services

Gamesa


attendee feedback:

‘Informative and thought provoking’ - Senior Representative, RWE Innogy

"Not often you get all the right people in one room!" - Product Manager, Vestas

‘Very useful and informative’ - Asset Operations Engineer, Mainstream Renewable Power

"Great opportunity to learn best practice from technical experts" - Performance Engineer,TransAlta

"Excellent job bringing together a 'who's who' of wind professionals" - President, Cielo Wind Services Inc.

"The right crowd to take on the discussions and influence the direction of the business going forward" - General Manager, SCADA International

Who attends?

The Hamburg event was attended by 80 key figures involved in all aspects of blade inspection and maintenance including Blade Specialists & Engineers, Product Managers, R&D, Project Managers, Technical Managers & Directors and Heads of O&M.

The event also drew representation from across the industry:

Venue

Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria

2400 West Loop South

Houston, Texas

77027-4204

United States

www.sheratonsuiteshouston.com

commercial opportunities

The Blade Operations And Maintenance Forum offers an excellent opportunity for you to promote your organisation and its capabilities to senior delegates from the wind industry. 

If you are interested in learning more about how we can work together to move your ideas forward,  please contact Heather Smith on   +44 (0) 20 8267 4785   or email  hs@windpowermonthly.com .