Conference Day One

9:00 am - 9:40 am Registration and welcome coffee

9:40 am - 9:50 am Chairman's opening

9:50 am - 10:20 am Offshore subsurface investigation

Luis Costa - Lead Geotechnical Engineer, ScottishPower Renewables
  • Subsurface conditions: Geotechnical investigation
  • Standards for wind farm site investigations - Certification CDNV
  • Learning from oil and gas industry: CPT’s and PCPT’s for offshore geotechnical investigations
  • Adaption to different soil conditions
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Luis Costa

Lead Geotechnical Engineer
ScottishPower Renewables

  • Geophysical site investigation
  • 3D seismic
  • Synthetic CPT
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Daniel Bartminn

Team Leader Civil Engineering Wind Offshore
Innogy SE

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Volker Herwig

Geotechnical Expert
Innogy SE

10:50 am - 11:20 am Speed Networking

Maximize your networking outcome at this event by participating in these fast-paced 1-to-1 meetings. Get to know the other attendees and exchange your business cards.

11:20 am - 11:50 am Refreshmend break and networking

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Advanced geotechnical design methods for monopiles

Prof. Byron Byrne - Prof. of Engineering Science, Oxford University
  • Overview and application of the PISA design model
  • Development of new design framework for cyclic loading
  • Current research activities that explore cyclic loading behaviour
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Prof. Byron Byrne

Prof. of Engineering Science
Oxford University

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm Interactive forum: Site investigation

Volker Herwig - Geotechnical Expert, Innogy SE
Ask your questions on a topic in an open discussion hosted by an expert
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Volker Herwig

Geotechnical Expert
Innogy SE

12:50 pm - 1:20 pm Detailed design of monopile foundation for wind turbine in the Baltic Sea with PISA approach

Alessio Saviano - Geotechnical Engineer, COWI
  • Calibration and Validation of SSI PISA springs with 3D FE models
  • Impact of layered stratigraphy
  • Impact on design of adopting PISA approach
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Alessio Saviano

Geotechnical Engineer
COWI

1:20 pm - 2:50 pm Networking luncheon

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Exploring design trends for cost-efficient and safe foundations: Project Hi5Jack - new node concepts for offshore jacket foundations

Ronnie Restruf Pedersen - Senior Engineer, Ramboll Offshore Wind
  • Reducing weight and cost of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines
  • A novel node design using HIgh strength steel for JACKet structures’ (Hi5Jack) with focus on:
  - Using a special high strength steel solution and moving the welds from the most critical positions,
  - Optimizing fabrication
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Ronnie Restruf Pedersen

Senior Engineer
Ramboll Offshore Wind

  • How to ensure a better cooperation between the various partners?
  • Transparent specifications for foundations
  • Are the current (5-6 years old) standards outdated? Do we need new standards?
  • Next steps for cost optimization in installation
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Daniel Bartminn

Team Leader Civil Engineering Wind Offshore
Innogy SE

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Christian Jensen

Senior Structural Engineer
Vattenfall

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Pablo Alberto González _

Offshore Installation Manager
EDP Renewables

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Refreshment break and networking

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Riding the waves and exceeding expectations: operational return on experience of the Floatgen demonstrator (Use Case)

Ole Stobbe - Business Development Manager Northern Europe, Ideol Offshore
  • Analysis of sensor data vs. modelled data
  • Power performance and power curve 
  • O&M accessibility
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Ole Stobbe

Business Development Manager Northern Europe
Ideol Offshore

4:50 pm - 5:20 pm BlueSATH & DemoSATH, step towards the future of floating

Luis Gonzalez-Pinto - Chief Operations Officer, Saitec Offshore Technologies
         Update on floating wind market status.
         BlueSATH is a 1:6 scale of a 10 MW floater installed in Santander.
·         DemoSATH consist on a full scale 2 MW turbine to be installed in the Basque Coast with scheduled commissioning in Q3  2021
         Learnings from both projects
         Challenges facing on commercial projects 10-14 MW WTG & the proposed solutionsBlueSATH & DemoSATH, step towards the future of floating
 
         Update on floating wind market status.
         BlueSATH is a 1:6 scale of a 10 MW floater installed in Santander.
·         DemoSATH consist on a full scale 2 MW turbine to be installed in the Basque Coast with scheduled commissioning in Q3  2021
         Learnings from both projects
  •          Challenges facing on commercial projects 10-14 MW WTG & the proposed solutions
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Luis Gonzalez-Pinto

Chief Operations Officer
Saitec Offshore Technologies

  • Current systems can monitor the whole structure – technology is available
  • Is it really necessary to monitor the whole structure?
  • What is the cost ratio for monitoring – what are the limits? 
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Prof. Feargal Brennan

Director of the Offshore Engineering Institute
University of Strathclyde

5:50 pm - 6:20 pm Towards a realistic assessment of friction in transition pieces and the influence of data

  • Methods of measuring: Calculations are dry and clear, but are they realistic?

6:20 pm - 6:30 pm Chairperson's closing remarks

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Evening Get-together

IQPC invites you to a relaxing evening get-together. Take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts, or just relax and round off your first conference day.