7th Annual

Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Forum Europe

20-21 January 2015 | Hotel Atlantic Kempinski | Hamburg, Germany

Optimise your O&M strategy for maximised yield and cost reduction across your onshore or offshore wind portfolio

Review your O&M activity according to your portfolio size for optimised approaches to yield maximisation and cost reduction across both on and offshore wind projects.

O&M Experts Sharing their Knowledge
centrica Juwi Adger Energi Gamesa NEM Romax
O&M Experts Sharing their Knowledge
ERG Renew vestas Deutsche WindTechnik Iberwind EON WPD

Welcome to European wind energy's premier Operations & Maintenance meeting place. After hosting over 45 European Operators and the leaders of the OEM/ISP community last year, the 2015 meeting has attracted the very best the European market has to offer. 

With over 200 executive attendees, 20+ speakers and two in-depth workshops, the 2015 Forum is the must attend event for those in this rapidly evolving area of the industy.

Wind Energy O&M Europe Top Speakers Include:

Peter Spengemann

Peter Spengemann
Director Repowering
WPD Windmanager GmbH

Patrick Harnett
Operational Excellence Programme Manager

Tiago Silva
Head of Operations Management Office
Klaus Kruder

Klaus Kruder

Domenico Cannata
Director Blades Operation
Matthias Brandt

Matthias Brandt
Deutsche Windtechnik

Europe's Most Prestigious O&M Meeting:

  • O&M STRATEGY ACCORDING TO PORTFOLIO SIZE: For the first time we review what the best type of O&M model for you is depending on your portfolio size and how you can implement it in a way that maximises your return on investment (ROI)
  • OEM & ISP REVIEW OF SERVICE DEBATE: Join the highly anticipated debate on contract price vs. quality of service, where these companies can improve your asset's lifetime or ROI so you can make clear contracting decisions
  • WORKSHOPS ON O&M STRATEGY, PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE & LIFE EXTENSION: Debate and network in any of the three in-depth workshops available over the two days, debating these three hot topics with the leaders of the industry. Providing you with a platform to debate the leading issues, highglight your expertise and meet those in the know
  • MAXIMISING YOUR ASSET'S YIELD: Review different methods for yield maximisation from a number of different sized operators, understanding how to work with your OEM to get that last MW hour from your machines
  • NETWORK WITH THOSE THAT MATTER TO YOU: Year-on-year the forum attracts the most important members of the O&M industry and 2015 is no exception. With participants from all areas of the industry, you will have over 12-hours to network across the two days. Whether at breakfast meetings, private workshops, forum lunches,  Fluitec Networking Drinks or the hugely popular O&M Delegate Dinner, the forum promises to put you in the room with those that matter

Who you’ll meet & do business with:

Whether it's during the networking breaks after exciting and informative discussion, over drinks and canapés in the luxurious setting of the Atlantic Hotel at the end of day one or at the exclusive delegate dinner the Wind Energy O&M Forum Europe offers you the right setting to make new connections, do business and catch-up with industry peers whatever your style of connecting

With +1000 O&M attendees gathering over the last 7 years and drawing from our renowned European track-record, you are guaranteed to meet the leaders of the O&M community – all who are actively doing business across the industry.

Here is a breakdown of just some of the leading companies who have attended our leading O&M meeting:

Leading Operators:

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Renowned Contractors & Service Providers:


Wind Energy O&M Forum Europe Chairmen

Steen Broust Nielsen

Steen Broust
MAKE Consult
Charles Dugué

Charles Dugué
8.2 Consulting
Erwin Coolen

Erwin Coolen
Founder & Director

Access Exclusive Business Intelligence with a Diamond Pass:

If you purchase a Diamond Package you will receive Wind Energy Update’s latest market intelligence report. 

Wind Energy Update's Onshore O&M Strategies Report 

Benchmark your O&M strategy against the onshore field and utilise the latest operational data to configure the best strategy for your assets in order to reduce O&M costs and optimize yield

We are pleased to be able to offer, as part of a Diamond Conference Pass Package, a business intelligence report comprising of over 100 pages of independently collated facts, tables and figures, and interviews with key industry executives. The diamond pass allows a enhanced customer experience by providing you with not only the key topics the conference will cover but also a neat executive summary that can be presented back in your office internally. The reports provide your business with detailed industry analysis perfectly complimenting the delegate experience, giving you a common theme to discuss when meeting a new contact for the first time.

Features & Benefits:

  • Mapping the current O&M landscape: A comprehensive industry wide survey charting the current and projected O&M strategies deployed by owner/operators, including details on:
    • Sizing and breakdown of strategies by in-house, OEM, 3rd Party/ISP, hybrid
    • Sizing and breakdown of approaches by reactive, preventive and predictive
    • Is an industry best standard emerging?
    • What are the key variations in strategies and approaches by location, terrain, turbine make and model, nameplate capacity, wind farm age, warranty status, company type?
    • What are the driving factors behind these strategies and approaches?
  • Understanding the O&M Landscape: Cost, Performance Reliability and Routes to Improvement: Real field data to enable owners/operators to benchmark their productivity, performance and cost credentials against covering capital intensive component reliability and field O&M, and modelling analysis on how the latest technological advancements are set to impact upon reliability and cost
  • Strategy Matrix: Utilising current O&M activity, operational field data and industry insight to guide owner/operators to the best fitting O&M strategy and approach for their assets whilst critically examining the cost, performance and risk paradigm associated with each strategy

Exclusive Networking Opportunities:

  • Networking Drinks & Canapés with Fluitec: Wrap up day one of the Forum with networking drinks and canapés in the luxurious Atlantic Hotel for a more informal way to ease into the forum's exclusive delegate dinner 
  • Exclusive VIP Dinner: Dine with renowned operators. technology providers as they addresses their vision of how the O&M industry is progressing
  • 200+ exec conference attendees: Understand how to meet face-to-face and do business with the most influential influencers and decision makers in the O&M space
  • Online networking centre: With 1 month pre and post conference access to the online networking center you can fill your diary with key appointments before you even set foot in Hamburg

Facts & Stats from IWOMF 2014:

  • 14 Operators sharing expertise 
  • 40% of attendess were C-Level Executives & Senior management
  • 38 Executive level speakers from the Operators, service providers and cutting edge technology manufacturers
  • 25% Service Provider attendance
  • 92% of delegates rated our speakers good to excellent
  • 91% of delegates rated the quality of information they learned at the conference good to excellent
  • 94% of attendees rated the opportunity to meet relevant industry executives as good to excellent

Please feel free contact me should you have any further questions

Victoria Auckland
Victoria Auckland
Projects Director
E. victoria@windenergyupdate.com
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