3rd annual Offshore Wind Developer Supply Chain Forum 2013 20-21 March, 2013 | Thistle Marble Arch Hotel, London, UK

Timed Agenda

Day OneDay Two

Day 1: Wednesday March 20
Chaired by Anders Søe-Jensen, Nordic Offshore Marine

7.30 Registration Opens

New trends in the offshore wind supply chain

8.45-9.00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
9.00-9.30 Updates on offshore wind from the Crown Estate

Adrian Fox, Supply Chain Manager, The Crown Estate


9.30-10.00 Model testing for Offshore Wind

Jorrit-Jan Serraris, Project Manager Offshore, MARIN


10.00-10.45 PANEL DISCUSSION: Prototypes versus proven technologies


Anders Søe-Jensen, Nordic Offshore Marine


Stephen Robertson, Commercial Manager, Narec
Jorrit-Jan Serraris, Project Manager Offshore, MARIN 
John MacAskill, Head of Renewables, Bureau Veritas UK 
Mikko Mandelin, Director or Logistics and Warehouse Management, Winwind


Achieving Cost Reduction in the Supply Chain
11.30-12.00 Pre Planning for Cable Lay, The Art Of Common Sense

Ton Geul, Business Development Manager, VSMC


12.00-12.30 Site-Specific Cost Modelling For Reducing The Cost Of Energy Production

David Hÿtch, Senior Associate, BVG Associates


12.30-14.00 Lunch
Contracting strategies
14.00-14.25 Contracting Strategies for Offshore Wind Farms

Paul McQuillan, Legal Director, Ard Sonas


14.25-14.50 CASE STUDY: Negotiation, contracting and procurement strategies

Roger Winmill MCIPS, Head of Supplier Market, DONG Energy


14.50-15.15 Multi-contracting risk management strategy

Tina Fuchs, Project Controls Manager, Belwind


15.15-15.30 Q&A Roundup to "Contracting Strategies" Section

Paul McQuillan, Legal Director, Ard Sonas
Tina Fuchs, Project Controls Manager, Belwind
Roger Winmill MCIPS, Head of Supplier Market, DONG Energy


15.30-16.00 Afternoon Coffee Break
Planning in the Supply Chain
16.00-16.30 Optimising the wind farm layout of a UK Round 3 Wind Farm

Marios Papelexandrou, Renewable Energy AdvisorMott MacDonald Limited


16.30-18.00 Roundtable Discussions
18.00 Chairman's Closing Remarks
18:00 onwards Networking drinks and informal dinner


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Day 2: Thursday 21 March
Chaired by Bruce Valpy, Director, BVG Associates

8.00 Registration Opens
Project finance
8.45-9.00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
9.00-9.30 Managing Cash Flow Volatility on Offshore Projects

Tiffany Mueller-Perry, Vice President, Corporate Solutions, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd


9.30-10.00 New Trends in Contracting of the Market and what Influence it has had on the Supply Chain: Project Finance Focus in Contracting Models

Thierry Aelens, Commercial Director, RWE Innogy


10.00-10.30 CASE STUDY: C-Power 325 MW Thornton bank project

Pierre Lestienne, Chief Financial Officer, C-POWER


10.30-11:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Panel Session: Project finance


Bruce Valpy, Director, BVG Associates


Matthew Tilbrook, CFA, Mizuho Corporate Bank
Pierre Lestienne, Chief Financial Officer, C-POWER
Barbara Zuiderwijk, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers
Thierry Aelens, Commercial Director, RWE Innogy


Navigating Risk for the Construction & Installation Phase
11:45-12.15 Foundations, risk and best practices

Raul Manzanas Ochagavia, Technical Development Director - On/Offshore Wind & Marine RenewablesAcciona Energía


12.15-12:45 An EPC-contractor perspective on reducing risks and costs

Theo de Lange, Business Development Manager Offshore Wind, Van Oord


12.45-14.00 Networking Lunch Break
14.00-14.30 Avoid technical risks in the contractual stage: Lessons learned on material selection, testing and design for electrical terminations

Paul Park, Sales Director, Electricity Distribution Services


14.30-15:00 Impacts on insurability in the supply chain: Projects further offshore, larger in size and using more prototypical equipment 

Matthew Rowland, UnderwriterGCube


15.00-15.30 Chairmans Closing remarks and end of the conference

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Jon Harman
Event Director
Wind Energy Update
T: +44 (0) 207 375 7577
E: jon@windenergypdate.com

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