Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Words of Welcome
  • Andreas Wellbrock, Managing Director of WAB e.V.
  • Martin Günthner (Minister for Economic Affairs, Labor and Ports in Bremen)
  • Rainer Baake (State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)
    The European Electricity Market: Prospects and Challenges for Offshore Wind Energy
  • Siemens Gamesa Renewables Energy, Managing Director, Dr. Markus Tacke
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
  • Tom Golden (The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
  • Ronald Mariano (The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
  • Michael Moran (The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
  • Aaron Michlewitz (The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
  • Moderation: Matthew Morrissey (Deepwater Wind)
Structural Health Monitoring – How and to what extent a monitoring may replace periodical subsea inspections?

Company: Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) / Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)
Speaker: Head of Department, Dr Matthias Baessler / Executive Officer, Thomas Jahnke

Company: EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
Speaker: Manager Operations Offshore Wind, Maren Raubenheimer
Offshore Foundation Monitoring – Practical Experience

Company: Wölfel Wind Systems GmbH
Speaker: Engineering Director, Dr Carsten Ebert
  • Dr.-Ing. Matthias Baeßler (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) and Thomas Jahnke (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH))
  • Carsten Ebert (Wölfel Wind Systems GmbH)
  • Dr. rer. nat. Bianca Weihnacht (Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS))
  • Panel Discussion: Ingo Marx (GMA Werkstoffprüfung GmbH)
  • Moderation: Jörg Asmussen (E.ON. Climate & Renewables GmbH)
Sponsored by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH

Company: Offshore Wind Industry Alliance OWIA
Speaker: Manager Public Affairs, Urs Wahl
Cost reduction offshore and the first German subsidy tenders

Company: Vattenfall GmbH
Speaker: Head of Offshore Development Germany and Netherlands, Felix Würtenberger
Changing Winds in German Waters / The new Offshore Wind Act („WindSeeG“)

Company: Ince & Co. Germany LLP
Speaker: Lawyer and Associate, Anna-Sophie Spiess
Wishes, expectations and requirements of the tendering process – a political view

Speaker: MdB, Member of the German Parliament, Bernd Westphal
Introducing Tenders for offshore Wind in Germany – structured by planning

Company: Becker Büttner Held
Speaker: Lawyer and Partner, Dr Ursula Prall
Panel Discussion

Company: EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
Speaker: Dr. Hannah König, Head of Wind and Maritime Technology
  • Felix Würtenberger (Vattenfall GmbH)
  • Anna-Sophie Spiess (Ince & Co. Germany LLP)
  • Bernd Westphal (MdB)
  • Dr. Ursula Prall (Becker Büttner Held – Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater)
  • Moderation: Urs Wahl (OWIA)

Company: Nordwest Assekuranzmakler GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Managing Partner, Thomas Haukje
Insights into a successful subsea cable installation

Company: Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW)
Speaker: Director Marine Engineering, Tom Schmitz
Offshore Cable Installation – Increasing Efficiency through Flexibility

Company: Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH
Speaker: Project Manager, Harald Poppinga
Technology challenges from cable manufacturer’s perspective in a continuous changing environment

Company: nkt cables GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Senior Vice President Sales Offshore Systems, Wolfgang Nolden
  • Tom Schmitz (Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH)
  • Harald Poppinga (Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH)
  • Wolfgang Nolden (nkt cables GmbH & Co. KG)
  • Moderation: Thomas Haukje (Nordwest Assekuranz GmbH & Co. KG)
Sponsored by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH

Company: wpd Offshore GmbH
Speaker: Managing Director, Achim Berge-Olsen
North or South it does not really matter, just do it – A inside view of a midsize utility and their renewable investments

Company: Allgäuer Überlandwerke GmbH
Speaker: Managing Director, Michael Lucke
Strategic Rationale for Offshore Investments from a Swiss Perspective – Investment focus of „Elektizitätswerke der Stadt Zürich“ until 2035

Company: Elektrizität der Stadt Zürich
Speaker: Business Development, Michael Sommer
Trianel Windpark Borkum II – Financing a municipal offshore wind park

Company: Green Giraffe B.V.
Speaker: Managing Director Hamburg, Udo Schneider
  • Michael Lucke (Allgäuer Überlandwerke GmbH)
  • Michael Sommer (Elektrizität der Stadt Zürich (ewz))
  • Udo Schneider (Green Giraffe B.V.)
  • Moderation: Dr. Klaus Meier (wpd AG)

Company: Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Managing Director, Jean Huby
Safe Operation of offshore wind turbines – Monitoring concepts for foundation and blade

Company: Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme, Institutsteil Materialdiagnostik IKTS-MD
Speaker: Project Coordinator, Dr Bianca Weihnacht
Airborne Quality Assurance – Software based inspection on wind turbines with support of a flying robot

Company: Aero Enterprise GmbH
Speaker: Founder and Managing Director, Robert Hörmann
Engineering – basis of recurring inspections – The secret of CAPEX and OPEX

Company: OWT Offshore Wind Technologie GmbH
Speaker: Project Development, Dr Sigurd Weise
Delivering on the promise of UAV inspections

Company: Pro-Drone
Speaker: Founder and Managing Director, André Croft de Moura, Portugal
  • Robert Hörmann (Aero Enterprise GmbH)
  • Thomas Hebestreit (Multirotor GmbH)
  • Sigurd Weise (Offshore Wind Technologie GmbH (OWT))
  • André Croft de Moura (Pro-Drone)
  • Moderation: Jean Huby (Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG)
Join us on our little journey around the world
Thursday, 11 May 2017

Company: Lorenz Kommunikation
Speaker: Managing Director, Klaus Lorenz
The Significance of Offshore Wind Energy for NRW

Company: Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Managing Director, Bernd Deharde
Lifting Technology and Safety in the Supply Chain Offshore Wind Energy

Company: RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz GmbH u. Co. KG
Speaker: Manager Business Development Marine & Offshore, David Jaramillo
Safe and reliable bolting technology manufactured in North Rhine Westphalia for the international offshore wind energy

Company: Maschinenfabrik Wagner GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Manager Market Communication, Petra Hemming
DispoOffshore – operational planning for offshore wind parks

Company: GreenGate AG
Speaker: Board member, Frank Lagemann
  • Bernd Deharde (Trianel GmbH)
  • David Jaramillo (RUD Ketten Rifer & Dietz GmbH & Co. KG)
  • Petra Hemming (Maschinenfabrik Wagner GmbH & Co. KG)
  • Moderation: Klaus Lorenz (Lorenz Kommunikation)

Company: Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Speaker: Head of Project, Carsten-S. Wibel
Wind Competence Center for O&M – The key to the higher cost efficiency during the operating phase

Company: REETEC GmbH, Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC)
Speaker: Managing Director, Detlef Lindenau and Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC), Managing Director, Oliver Spalthoff
Asset Integrity – quality assurance along the value chain of offshore wind farms – Asset integrity lies at the heart of achieving long term reliability, predictable costs and reduction of the cost of Electricity. What are the costs of quality for an offshore wind project?

Company: 8.2 Consulting AG
Speaker: Expert for Wind Power Plants and Senior Consultant, Swen-Olaf Teichgräber
Concept for Model Based Monitoring of Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

Company: Siemens Industry Software GmbH
Speaker: Business development LMS Engineering, Wim Hendricx
Specially qualified staff as the outstanding key factor for successful offshore project implementation

Company: convent energy GmbH
Speaker: Director Sales & Business Development, Lars Poslednik
  • Detlef Lindenau (REETEC GmbH) with Oliver Spalthoff (Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC))
  • Swen-Olaf Teichgräber (8.2 Ingenieurbüro Holzmüller)
  • Wim Hendricx (Siemens Industry Software GmbH)
  • Lars Poslednik (convent energy GmbH)
  • Moderation: Carsten-S. Wibel (Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG)
Sponsored by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH

Company: Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES
Speaker: Northwest, MBA, Branch Manager, Dr Antje Wagenknecht
The UK Offshore Wind Industry – Serving a Global Market

Company: Department for International Trade
Speaker: Specialist Renewable Energy, Karl John, UK
Business Opportunities in the East of England

Company: Nautilus Associates Ltd.
Speaker: Director, Johnathan Reynolds, UK
Scotland’s Future Vision for Energy

Company: Scottish Development International
Speaker: International Sector Head, Ewen Cameron, Scotland
  • Karl John (Department for International Trade)
  • Johnathan Reynolds (Nautilus Associates/OrbisEnergy)
  • Ewen Cameron (Scottish Development International)
  • Moderation: Dr. Antje Wagenknecht (Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik (IWES))

Company: Steelwind Nordenham GmbH
Speaker: Managing Director, Dr Ralf Hubo
The new VGB/BAW-Standard for Offshore structures – Corrosion protection principles

Company: Corroconsult GmbH
Speaker: Expert for corrosion protection, Dr Günter Binder
Why a VGB/BAW Standard – Corrosion protection of offshore wind structures?

Company: VGB PowerTech e.V.
Speaker: Advisor for Quality Management, Firing Systems, Pipes and Valves as well Offshore corrosion protection, Christian Stolzenberger
20 Years successful Corrosion Protection Offshore Wind

Company: Hempel GmbH
Speaker: Chief Consultant Protective Technical Service Europe, Karsten Mühlberg
Experience in the Production of Steel-constructions in the Offshore Wind Industry

Company: Stahlbau Nord GmbH
Speaker: Sales Manager, Thorsten Rönner
  • Dr. rer. nat. Günter Binder (Corroconsult GmbH)
  • Karsten Mühlberg (Hempel Germany GmbH)
  • Thorsten Rönner (Stahlbau Nord GmbH)
  • Moderation: Dr. Ralf Hubo (Steelwind Nordenham GmbH)
Sponsored by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH

Company: GE Grid GmbH
Speaker: Region Commercial Director, Thorsten Schwarz
Grid Stress Test

Company: Consentec GmbH
Speaker: Senior Consultant, Karsten Lüdorf
Windgas as longterm storage for renewable energy – Neccessity, regulatory framework, business models

Company: Greenpeace Energy eG
Speaker: Head of Policy and Communications, Marcel Keiffenheim
Offshore Wind and security of power supply – Energy economic analysis of risk and threat scenarios

Company: Fraunhofer-Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung IFAM
Speaker: Deputy Head of Department, Dr Karin Jahn
Energy System 2050

Company: Amprion GmbH
Speaker: Engineer Grid Planning, Mario Bechmann
3%-Curtailment in Distribution Grids – From idea to law

Company: EWE NETZ GmbH
Speaker: Dr Enno Wieben, Head of Strategic Grid Planning
  • Karsten Lüdorf (Consentec GmbH)
  • Marcel Keiffenheim (Greenpeace Energy eG)
  • Dr. Karin Jahn (Fraunhofer-Institut für Fertigungstechnik und angewandte Materialforschung (IFAM))
  • N.N. (Will be shortly available and announced) (Amprion GmbH)
  • Moderation: Thorsten Schwarz (GE Grid GmbH)

Company: WindMW GmbH
Speaker: Managing Director, Jens Assheuer
Inspections and structural health monitoring of rotor blades – a smart amendment

Company: Wölfel Engineering GmbH + Co. KG
Speaker: Head of rotor blade inspection, Jürgen Schamo
High-Resolution SAR-Based Wind Fields Over Offshore Wind Farms – Assessment of Shadowing Effects and Resulting Power Yield Reduction

Company: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
Speaker: Head of DLR Maritime Safety and Security Lab Bremen, Dr Sven Jacobsen
Blade Maker – Technology platform for industrialized manufacturing of large rotor blades

Company: Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES
Speaker: Northwest, Group Manager Manufacturing Technologies and Process Evaluation, Christian Dörsch
  • Jürgen Schamo (Wölfel)
  • Dr. Sven Jacobsen (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR))
  • Christian Dörsch (Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik IWES)
  • Moderation: Norbert Giese (Senvion GmbH)

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