The 6th Offshore Wind Series

Offshore Wind Procurement & Construction Summit

4-5 November, 2014 // Ramada Hotel Hamburg-Bergedorf // Hamburg

Develop and manage optimized cost reduction strategies for the procurement, construction and connection of profitable offshore wind projects

The Offshore Wind Series Summits are now recognised as Europe's most reputable and rewarding commercial business forums. Since 2009 over 1,100 delegates, 300 companies, 50 exhibitors and sponsors from 35 different countries have come together to develop winning offshore strategies, conduct important business and to cement their company's name in the growing industry.

Confirmed speakers include:

E.ONScottish PowerTenneTGeoSeaGreen-Investment-Bank
MRPAUGUSTAA2SEATyphoonDONG Energy

Key topics to be discussed at the 2014 Summit:

  • FINANCING OFFSHORE WIND: 
    Upgrade financial models according to investor apetite to ensure a fully bankable project
  • UPGRADING CONSTRUCTION MODELS AS WE MOVE TO DEEPER WATERS:
    Ensure increased efficiency, reduced timelines and minimised costs for streamlined construction processes
  • CONTRACT MANAGEMENT:
    Successfully manage multiple contracts, reducing delays during procurement & construction to reduce CAPEX
  • TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN OFFSHORE WIND: 
    Explore the most exciting areas (vessels, foundations & grid connection) for R&D and how the supply chain needs to evolve to achieve cost reduction for the industry
  • WEATHER RISK MITIGATION  
    Upgrading weather strategy as we move farshore to reduce risk impact of weather days for smoother running projects
  • GRID CONNECTIONS:
  • How far are we from providing a fully reliable HVDC grid that can be harmonised to supply a constant stream of energy

So who will you meet?

Based on the unprecedented success of the last 6 years and the collaborations that have gone into making 2014 the biggest and most important summit yet, here is just some of what you can expect:

Key speakers at the 2014 Summit: E.ON, Mainstream Renewable Power, Scottish Power Renewables, TenneT, Green Investment Bank, Augusta & Co, Typhoon Offshore, GeoSea and many more...

Meet every part of the offshore value chain
for construction in one place:
Meet with decision makers to build your business.
Here is a sample of the 2013 attendees:
Meet every part of the offshore value chain

Very good conference with relevant topics. Facilities and presenters were excellent

Northland Power Inc.

Key Features from 2013:

The 6th Offshore Wind Series: Procurement & Construction Summit is offering you an additional range of exclusive benefits to guarantee you take away only the hottest leads at this industry-leading event:

  • Pre and Post Event Online Networking Suite - To ensure you meet your existing clients and schedule time with potential new customers, we've created an online networking service for you to arrange meetings weeks before the event takes place and remain in contact weeks after the event has taken place
  • On Site Interactive Networking Hub - Meeting the right people amongst 200+ industry leaders is no easy task so we have arranged for an interactive messaging board onsite to ensure you can give your business cards to the right people, even if you can't find them
  • Superior Stakeholders Evening Outing - on a strictly invite only list, we are arranging a closed door session so the biggest utilities, buyers, OEMs and EPCs can discuss openly and frankly the real issues that they are facing. This will ensure the biggest names are present so you can meet-up and share your opinions

Developers who have attended one or more of our summits include:

BardC PowerEDPDONG
VattenfallE.ONenbwEDFIberdrola USA
mainstream renewable powerStatkraftnorthland powerRWE
Scottish PowerRESRespolPGE

What's new for 2014:

  • Focussed sessions on financing offshore wind
  • All major active developers represented
  • Handpicked advisory board representing all areas of the industry
  • Bringing together all active departments for companies currently involved in building offshore wind farms
  • Researched and produced for your optimised commercial success

Why attend the Procurement & Construction Summit?

The 6th Offshore Wind Series: Procurement & Construction Summit is your number one meeting point to secure your slice of this multi-billion euro industry. Hear key stakeholders in the offshore wind value chain address the most critical challenges in the UK & Europe’s seas so you can align your strategy to capitalize on this multi-billion Euro industry.

  • Senior level offshore wind experts sharing their ideas and understanding, allowing you to network, learn and adopt the best strategies for your operations
  • Hand-picked guest speakers from renowned operators, regulators and contractors to provide a complete industry perspective on the most important offshore wind advances
  • Exhibition stands, a dedicated networking zone and enhanced meeting opportunities will give you an all-round opportunity to discover the latest and most cost-effective technology available to install offshore wind farms
  • Extensively researched and detailed agenda to address the key challenges, latest developments and crucial industry needs

Key speakers in 2013 included:

Take a look at just some of this year's speakers to understand the level of expertise you can expect at the conference:

  • Jan Hensmans, Chairman of the Programme Board of NSCOGI, Ministry of Economy of Belgium
  • Johannes Kammer, Program Manager LEC Reduction - Commercial Steering, Vattenfall 
  • Kambiz Gindesgaard, Head of Installation & Logistic, Scottish Power Renewables
  • Daniel Brickwell, Head of Sales and Project Development, BARD Holding GmbH
  • Bernard Casey, Head of Offshore Engineering, Mainstream Renewable Power
  • Lars Engelmann, Head of Project Services 'Logistics and Vessels', Vattenfall
  • Claus Christensen, Director of Construction Management, DONG Energy
  • Thierry Aelens, Chief Commercial Officer, RWE OLC GmbH 
  • Speaker TBC, EnBW
  • Wilfried Breuer, Managing Director Projects, TenneT TSO GmbH 
  • Steve Beel, Associate Director, Offshore Substation, Ofgem
  • Lorenz Mueller, Head of Offshore Projects, 50Hertz


Victoria Auckland
Victoria Auckland
Projects Director
Wind Energy Update
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E: victoria@windenergyupdate.com
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Ince & Co
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