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Day 2 - Friday 29 June 2018
08:30

Registration & Refreshments

09:00

Chair's Welcome & Opening Remarks

Bruno G. Geschier, Chief Sales And Marketing Officer, Ideol Offshore and Chairman, WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

Strategies, Hands-On Experience And Future O&M Challenges

09:15

In A Developer’s Mind: How Do We Think?

  • Challenge of a pilot project - how does it pave the way for the next commercial phase?
  • What is still needed for further mass deployment of floating offshore wind?
  • Insights into our approach to risk management
  • Building a developer’s relationship with OEMs for long term success

Jean-Mathieu Kolb, Project Director - EFGL Pilot Floating Offshore Wind Project, Engie

09:45

A WPD's Story: Our Global Approach To The Development Of Floating Offshore Wind Farms

  • What are the questions you should be asking when developing a floating wind project?
  • Going through the technology approval process
  • Moving into the industrialisation phase of logistics 
  • How to effectively rely on third parties during the O&M phase of floating wind farms 
Pierre Warlop, Offshore Wind - Business Development Manager, Wpd 
10:15

Creating Standards That Will Help Us Navigate The World Of The Floater

  • What standards do we have already and what is missing?

  • How do we industrialise this bespoke cottage industry?
  • Prototypes and demonstrators are not the same as commercial projects - what's the implication of this?

Danny Bonnett,   Managing Director,  LIC Energy UK

10:45

Networking Break & Morning Refreshments

11:15

Panel Discussion: OEMs’ Key Concerns And Role In Accelerating Floating Wind

  • What makes OEMs nervous?
  • The need to increase confidence when placing their technology on non-fixed foundations through calculations and modelling data
  • Do OEMs see any turbine specifics being different from fixed types?
  • Wind turbines evolution and concepts 
  • Addressing specific concerns on:
    • Turbines and fatigue
    • Dynamic and motion of the floater and how these are being translated to the nacelle
    • Long term behaviour
    • Components: will the turbine be able to sustain anything that you calculated before?
    • Large components: how will it be managed?

Kenji Sato, Head Of Technical Engineering, MHI Vestas

Ranjit Mene, Head Of UK Offshore Sales, Senvion 

Danny Bonnett,  Managing Director,  LIC Energy UK

Moderator:

Bruno G. Geschier,  Chief Sales And Marketing Officer,  Ideol Offshore and Chairman,  WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

12:15

Networking Lunch

13:15

Operating Challenges For Floating Platforms In Atlantic Environments

  • Weather Windows and O&M strategies
  • Expected LCOE for initial floating wind farms in Atlantic sites
  • Relevant research projects – LEANWIND, ARCWIND

Jimmy Murphy,   Head of ORE Research Group, MaREI Centre, University College Cork

13:45

Panel Discussion: O&M Readiness - What Do We Need To Decide Today To Face The Next 30 Years?

  • Choosing the right technology today
  • Futher exploring O&M benefits such as:
    • Decreasing safety risks during maintance campaigns
    • Removing high wind issues
    • Designing the human out of the O&M loop
  • Gearbox failures: how will the industry tackle this aspect?
  • Discussing the unconventional approach of unplugging the turbine and take it back onshore

Rhodri James, Manager Policy & Innovation, The Carbon Trust

Dr. Maurizio Collu, Senior Lecturer In Dynamics Offshore Structures, Cranfield University  

Alla Weinstein, Founder, Trident Winds

Frank Adam, Project Manager, University Of Rostock 

Moderator:

Bruno G. Geschier,  Chief Sales And Marketing Officer,  Ideol Offshore and Chairman,  WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

14:45

Chair's Closing Remarks

Bruno G. Geschier,  Chief Sales And Marketing Officer,  Ideol Offshore  and Chairman,  WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

15:00

End Of Forum: Grab a coffee and catch your flight!

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