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RES Offshore & Crown Estate Scotland Confirmed To Join The 22-Strong Speaker Lineup At Europe’s Premier Offshore Wind Conference

Exploit New Worldwide Opportunities & Further Reduce Costs In The Face Of Increasing Complexities For Commercially-Viable, Next-Generation Offshore Wind
The Future Of The Industry Beyond Round 3, Embracing New Technologies Which Increase Efficiencies By Enabling Larger Turbines, Further Offshore In Deeper Waters & Harsher Conditions

A One-Day, Industry-Led, European Conference & Networking Event, 8th March, Museum Of London Docklands, London. Download The Brochure. Book Before Before 11th January & Save £100.

From the creators of The Deeper Water Offshore Wind Conference, explore worldwide future opportunities, long-term O&M and new technologies for the next generation of offshore wind.

  1. NEW! From Subsidy-Free To Beyond Round 3, The Future Of Offshore Wind: Ensuring ongoing project success by exploring new opportunities in the UK market
  2. NEW MARKETS! Exploiting Worldwide Opportunities: Looking outside Europe for emerging viable markets and profitable export opportunities
  3. FLOATING UPDATE! Commercially & Technically-Viable Floating Foundations: Boost performance and project investment prospects – from demonstration scale to industrial
  4. Next-Level Fixed Foundations: What is next for fixed foundations concepts, technologies and long-term value?
  5. DEVELOPER INSIGHT! Project Market Updates & Cost-Effective Installations: Reducing costs and optimising performance while deeper and further offshore to deliver the wind farms of tomorrow
  6. Appeal To Investors & Lenders Alike To Secure Investment: Demonstrate scalability and attractive returns to prosper in tomorrow’s market
  7. UPDATE! AC To HVDC? Considering the key viability, installation and grid capability requirements for the transition to HVDC
  8. O&M Long-Term, Cost-Reducing Strategies: Avoiding unnecessary operational costs to increase life span, optimise performance and maintain efficiencies
  9. NEW! Scaling Up Future Technologies! Maintaining the balance between bigger wins and bigger risks for future-proofed strategies and next-round commercial success

PLUS! This Next-Generation Offshore Wind Conference - Future Opportunities Also Features:

  • 22 Market-Leading Speakers From Developers, Energy, Installation, Financial & Government Backgrounds In 1 Inspiring Day
  • 15 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Toughest Challenges For Commercially-Viable, Next-Generation Offshore Wind
  • 8 International Perspectives
  • 5 Developers & Energy Companies, 5 Manufacturers, 7 Government & Academic Views, 3 Finance Experts
  • 3 Interactive Panel Discussions: 'Future Of The UK Offshore Wind Market', 'Securing Investment' & 'Future Technology: Scaling Up'
  • 2 Government Keynotes: Richard Harrington MP, Minister for Energy & Industry, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Ron Loveland, Energy Adviser, Welsh Government
  • 3 Perspectives On Worldwide Opportunities: Looking At A Finance & Insurance Risk Point Of View & Opportunities In China
  • 2 Double Perspectives: Floating Foundations & Project Market Updates
  • 5 Lunchtime Peer Networking Sessions: A) Weather Windows B) Deeper Water C) Health & Safety D) Vessels E) Supply Chain
  • 2 Conference Chairpersons: Ray Thompson, Head of Business Development – Offshore, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy & Ranjit Mene, Head of UK Offshore Sales, Senvion
  • Dedicated, Easy Networking
  • Meet The Speakers Area
  • Interactive Voting & Open Q&A
  • 1 Unmissable Day
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INTERACTIVE VOTING & Q&A

5 PEER-TO-PEER DEBATES

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  • VALUE

    20+ market-leading speakers from developers, energy, installation, financial and government backgrounds

  • EFFICIENCY

    Meeting the peers you want to meet - in one day

  • INSIGHT

    With panel debates, case studies, interactive voting, networking and Q&A and live project updates

  • PURPOSE

    Debating the specific issues of next-generation offshore wind in detail

  • FOCUS

    Specific case studies, live project updates and front-line developer feedback

The Next-Generation Offshore Wind Conference Programme - Future Opportunities

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 Chair’s Opening Remarks
Ray Thompson, Head of Business Development - Offshore, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


NEW! FUTURE OF THE OFFSHORE WIND MARKET - PANEL

09.20 From Subsidy-Free To Beyond Round 3 – What Does The New Future Of Offshore Wind Look Like In The UK & How Can We Ensure Ongoing Viability?

  • John Robertson, Senior Manager E&I, Crown Estate Scotland
  • Carol Gould, Head of Power & Renewables, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  • Ron Loveland, Energy Adviser, Welsh Government
  • Keith Williamson, Project Manager - Turbines, RES-OFFSHORE


KEYNOTE SPEECH: MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

09.50 Government View

Richard Harrington MP, Minister for Energy & Industry, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy


WORLDWIDE OPPORTUNITIES

10.20 Exploring New Waters: Looking Outside Of Europe For Offshore Wind - New Markets, Opportunities & Challenges

  • Allan Baker, MD - Global Head of Power, Société Générale

10.40 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


WORLDWIDE OPPORTUNITIES

11.10 Exploring New Waters: Seen From An Insurance Risk Engineer’s Perspective; Looking Outside Europe To Identify Gaps In International Technology & Expertise

  • Truels Kjer, Senior Risk Engineer CoC Windpower Vice President, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

11.30 Bonus Session Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. Ensure your company is at the negotiating table by becoming a sponsor! For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@offshorewindconference.com


PROJECT MARKET UPDATES

11:50 What Exactly Does It Take To Deliver The Commercially- Successful Wind Farms Of Tomorrow?

  • Jamie Dempster, O&M Manager: Key Programme Offshore Wind, ENGIE CenGen


FLOATING FOUNDATIONS

12.10 Implementing Commercially & Technically-Viable Floating Foundations Which Boost Offshore Wind Performance & Project Investment Prospects

  • Martin Benoni Hindmarch, Principal Engineer in Offshore Wind Turbine Generators, Statoil

12:30 Taking Floating Foundations From Demonstration To Industrial-Scale Projects

  • Rhodri James, Manager of Policy & Innovation, The Carbon Trust

12.50 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Speakers & Partners


INFORMAL PEER-TO-PEER DISCUSSIONS

13.30 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions During Lunch

A) Weather Windows
James Clayton, Senior Commercial Lawyer, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

B) Deeper Water
C) Vessels
D) Health & Safety
E) Supply Chain

13.50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • Ranjit Mene, Head of UK Offshore Sales, Senvion


WORLDWIDE OPPORTUNITIES: CHINA

14.00 Worldwide Opportunities

  • Peter Thorsted, Chief Specialist & Head of COE, Envision Energy


PROJECT MARKET UPDATES

14.20 Just What Does It Take To Deliver The Commercially-Successful Wind Farms Of Tomorrow?

  • Dr Michael Splett, Head of O&M Conceptional Offshore Wind, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

14.40 Bonus Session Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. Ensure your company is at the negotiating table by becoming a sponsor! For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@offshorewindconference.com


SECURING INVESTMENT PANEL

15.20 Appeal To Investors & Lenders Alike With Attractive Investment Propositions Which Promise Scalability & Attractive Returns In Tomorrow’s Market

  • Lisa McDermott, Executive Director - Renewables & Project Financing, ABN AMRO
  • John Puddephatt, Business Development Manager, Statkraft

15.45 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


AC TO HVDC

16.15 Investigating The Shift From AC To HVDC & Cable & Grid Capabilities As The Industry Scales Up & Matures

  • Paul McKeever, Head of Strategic Research, ORE Catapult


REDUCING GRID CONNECTION COSTS

16.35 Long-Term, Cost-Reducing O&M Strategies Which Increase Life Span, Optimise Performance & Maintain Efficiencies

  • Wilfried Breuer, Member of the Executive Board, TenneT Holding B.V.


FUTURE TECHNOLOGY - SCALING UP

17.15 Maintaining The Balance Between Bigger Wins & Bigger Risks For Future-Proofed Wind Project Strategies & Next-Round Commercial Success

  • Katie Lynch, Engineer, MaREI Centre, University College of Cork (UCC)
  • Paul McKeever, Head of Strategic Research, ORE Catapult

17.45 Chairs Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

For more information on how to get involved in The Next-Generation Offshore Wind Conference - Future Opportunities, please email info@offshorewindconference.com or call +44 (0)20 3479 2299.