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

Timed Agenda

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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

Chairman:

Anders Søe-Jensen, Nordic Offshore Marine

Pannelists:

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

 

10.45-11.30 MORNING COFFEE BREAK
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

Chairman:

Bruce Valpy, Director, BVG Associates

Pannelists:

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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