The Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference Returns!

Driving Costs Down, Harnessing Bankable Technological Innovations & Advancing Project Efficiencies To Develop Commercially-Viable, Investable Wind Power Stations In Deeper Water, Further Offshore

A Senior, One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 21st April 2015, Cavendish Conference Centre, Oxford Circus, Central London. PLUS 2 separately-bookable, half-day workshops, 22nd April 2015: AM) Cost-Effective Foundations B) Supply Chain Focus – Adapting To New Market Conditions Download brochure here. Reserve your place here.

How Can We Work Towards Offshore Wind Industrialisation In Deeper Water, Further Offshore By Lowering Costs, Adopting Innovations & Driving Efficiency?

  1. Practical, Commercially-Viable Fixed Foundation Innovations: Reduce costs from design to deployment
  2. Innovative Floating Foundations: When will floating be a viable alternative? The experiences and studies on what’s working and delivering cheaper offshore wind
  3. The Innovation Roadmap To Reducing Costs & Driving Industrialisation: Standardising, optimising and industrialising for commercially-viable, innovation-led projects
  4. Timelines, Volumes & Forecasts: Developer insights into producing cheaper, quicker offshore wind projects with lower MWH costs
  5. Bankable, Investable Cost-Saving Projects Which Win Over Investors: An overview of different funding models
  6. Turbine, Vessel & Cable Snapshots: Practical lessons learnt on better reducing costs and improving project efficiencies
  7. New Procurement & Contracting Strategies: The future offshore wind supply chain and the impacts on contracting, volumes and risk adoption

PLUS! This Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference Features:

  • 25 senior industry leaders speaking from the front line
  • 25+ advanced UK, European and international perspectives on driving costs down
  • 8 detailed sessions on the latest technological innovations and project efficiencies designed to bring about fully commercial, investable offshore wind power stations in deeper water, further offshore
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities: Facilitated networking, meet the developers’ zone, industry panels with Q&A and more
  • 3 panel discussions: Foundations, Innovation Roadmap and Finance
  • 3 double and triple perspectives: Fixed Foundations, Market Forecasts and Vessels
  • 4 lunchtime peer-to-peer discussions: Dip in and out of industry critical issues: A) Test Sites B) Construction C) Certification D) Floating Lidar
  • 2 separately-bookable, half-day workshops: AM) Cost-Effective Foundations B) Supply Chain Focus – Adapting To New Market Conditions
  • 2 Conference chairmen
  • Facilitated networking
  • Open Q&A

1 Day. 24 Senior Industry Speakers: Fixed Foundations • Floating Foundations • Foundations Q&A • Innovation Roadmap To Reducing Costs • Market Forecasts – Developer & Government Perspectives • Securing Finance • Finance Q&A • Turbines • Vessels • Cables • Contracting & Supply Chain

Book Before 26th February & Save Up To 348! Limited Places Available At This Reduced Rate.

Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference – Driving Costs Down: To view the full conference programme, click here.

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09.00 Morning Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Marcel Sunier, Project Director, Nordsee Ost Offshore Windfarm, RWE Innogy GmbH

Fixed Foundations – Double Perspective

09.10 Practical, Commercially-Viable, Fixed Foundation Innovations & Solutions Which Reduce Costs From Design To Deployment

09.10 Perspective One
Isaac Tavares, Project Manager, Centrica
Prof. Feargal Brennan, Director of Energy, Cranfield University

09.30 Perspective Two
Peter Gollub, Package Manager Foundation Amrumbank West, E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH

Floating Foundations – Oil & Gas Experiences

09.50 Viable, Innovative Floating Foundations Which Reduce Costs & Deliver Economically-Feasible Solutions
Eirik Byklum, Technology Manager Floating Wind, Statoil ASA

Foundation Q&A – Industry Panel & Delegate Debate

10.10 Fixed Vs. Floating Costs & Innovations

  • Danny Bonnett, Lead Structural Engineer, RES Offshore
  • Eirik Byklum, Technology Manager Floating Wind, Statoil ASA
  • Paul O’Brien, Renewable Energy Manager, Scottish Development International

10.30 Refreshment Break With Informal, Facilitated Networking

11.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner To get involved in The Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@offshorewindconference.com for more details.

Innovation Roadmap – Panel Discussion

11.20 The Innovation Roadmap To Reducing Costs, Optimising Technology, Standardising & Industrialising For Commercially-Viable Wind Farms In Deeper Waters

  • Bernard Casey, Head of Offshore Engineering, Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd.
  • Alastair Mills, Business Development Manager for Renewables, Grid Access Solutions, Siemens
  • Marc Costa Ros, Manager, Offshore Wind, The Carbon Trust
  • Juan Amate López, Head of Offshore Technology, Iberdrola Ingenería y Construcción
  • Prof. Sandy Day, Department of Naval Architecture Ocean & Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde
  • David Hÿtch, Lead Technologist – Offshore Renewables, Innovate UK
  • Felix Würtenberger, Director Commercial Steering BU Renewables, Vattenfall Europe Windkraft GmbH

Market Forecasts – Developer & Government Perspectives

11.50 Timelines, Volumes & Forecasts For Developing Innovation-Led, Commercially-Viable Offshore Wind Projects

11.50 Perspective One: DEVELOPER PERSPECTIVE
Fintan Whelan, Co-Founder & Corporate Finance Director, Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd.

12.10 Perspective Two: DEVELOPER PERSPECTIVE
Daniel Nathan, Head of Strategy, DONG Energy Wind Power

12.30 Perspective Three: GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE
James Beal, Chief Operations Officer, Offshore Wind Investment Organisation, UK Trade & Investment

12.50 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.30 Informal Roundtable Discussions & Peer Brainstorming

A) Test Sites Update: Enabling The Industry To Test With Confidence

B) Construction Update: Bottlenecks, Experiences & Future Challenges

C) Certification Update: What Investors Want & Driving Standards

D) Floating Lidar Update: Timescales, Success & Future Uptake

13.50 Afternoon Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Securing Finance

14.00 Securing Finance & Buy-In For New Technologies With Bankable, Cost-Saving Bids Which Win Over Investors

Jérôme Deflesselles, MD - Head of Renewable Origination, Société Générale CIB

Finance Q&A – Industry Panel & Delegate Debate

14.25 How Can We Improve The Project’s Bankability & Investability?

  • Karl Smith, Fund Managing Director, Green Investment Bank
  • Jérôme Deflesselles, MD - Head of Renewable Origination, Société Générale CIB
  • Amit Dewan, Managing Director, Infrastructure & Power Project Finance, UniCredit Bank AG

Turbines Technical Update

14.45 Improving Reliability, Reducing Costs & Driving Efficiency For Larger Turbines In Deeper Waters, Further Offshore
Ranjit Mene, Head of UK Offshore Sales, Senvion

15.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner To get involved in The Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@offshorewindconference.com for more details.

15.30 Refreshment Break With Informal, Facilitated Networking

Vessels Technical Update – Double Perspective

16.00 A Look To Reducing Vessel & Access Costs Through Innovation & Improved Project Efficiency

16.00 Perspective One
Dan Kyle-Spearman, Associate, Innovation - Offshore Wind Accelerator, The Carbon Trust

16.20 Perspective Two: Vessel Vetting For More Efficient & Safer Operations In Deeper Water, Further Offshore
Captain Mike Vanstone, Marine Operations Manager, Vattenfall Offshore Wind Power

Cables Technical Update – Double Perspective

16.40 Deploying Robust, Reliable Cable & Grid Connections Which Reduce Costs Whilst Meeting Challenging Conditions

Speaker To Be Announced; Please Check This Website For More Details

Contracting & Supply Chain

17.00 Stay Ahead! Adopting New Procurement & Contracting Strategies For The Changing Supply Chain
Alexander Ohff, Project Manager, Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Project, RWE Innogy GmbH

17.25 Close of Conference

Consolidate your learning from the main conference day with these separately-bookable, post-conference, half-day workshops and networking events: Wednesday 22nd April 2015

AM) Cost-Effective Foundation Installation, Innovations & Maintenance

08.45 Registration For Morning Workshop

09.00 Meet & Greet

Foundation Design

09.15 Foundation Design Which Reduces Costs & Overcomes The Challenges Of Deeper Water, Further Offshore

10.00 Refreshment Break

Floating Foundations

10.30 Floating Foundation Innovations

Foundation Experiences

11.15 Optimum, Cost-Effective Foundation Techniques – Design, Construction & Installation

12.00 Morning Workshop Closes

PM) Supply Chain Focus: Adapting To The New Market Conditions, Best-Practice Contracting & Taking Advantage Of Today’s Opportunities

13.45 Registration For Afternoon Workshop

14.00 Meet & Greet

Changing Market

14.15 Achieving Deeper Water, Offshore Wind In New Market Conditions

Contracting Approaches

15.00 Spotlight On Contracting Strategies: Getting The Best Deal

15.45 Refreshment Break

The Procurement Process

16.05 Understanding Procurement & Selection Criteria

16.50 Afternoon Workshop Closes

For more information on how to get involved in The Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference, please email info@offshorewindconference.com.

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