27 - 29 August, 2019
Dorint City Hotel Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Agenda Day 1

9:00 am - 10:00 am Registration & welcome coffee


10:00 am - 10:10 am Chairman's opening


Claus Fridtjof Christensen, Senior Lead Specialist at Ørsted

Claus Fridtjof Christensen

Senior Lead Specialist
Ørsted


Challenges Technology - Certification - Risk Management of Substation Projects

10:10 am - 10:40 am Slimmed Down Substations: OTM as a game changer?

  • OTM new compact AC substation
  • Relinquishment of redundant systems
  • Cost reduction by risk management
Mike Lim, Head of Offshore AC Grid Connection at Siemens UK

Mike Lim

Head of Offshore AC Grid Connection
Siemens UK

10:40 am - 11:10 am Use Case: OTM vs Conventional Substations

  • Update on operation of different wind power offshore substations
  • 66 KV solutions
  • Expectations North Sea projects

Ross Cottam, Offshore Substation Package Manager at EDP Renewables

Ross Cottam

Offshore Substation Package Manager
EDP Renewables

11:10 am - 11:40 am Match and Meet

Identify your group while at the same time getting to know many of your peers in a short amount of time.

11:40 am - 12:10 pm Refreshment break and networking

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm Update on Certification and Regulation: New Standard

  • New standard certification offshore substations certification: DNV-GL ST 0145
  • Projects certification beyond of Europe (Japan, Korea)
  • National regulation USA: Challenges for certification
Markus Kochmann, Head of Section Offshore Substations, DNV-GL, Germany
Markus Kochmann, Head of Section, Offshore Substations at DNV GL - Renewables Certification

Markus Kochmann

Head of Section, Offshore Substations
DNV GL - Renewables Certification

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Managing Risks in Project Development: RTE Offshore Policy and Substation Projects Development

  • Changes in French regulation and their impact on public tenders
  • Development of offshore wind power substations projects
  • Managing risks through changing scenarios
Daniele Botrugno, Project Manager Offshore Substations, RTE, France
Daniele Botrugno, Project Manager Offshore Substations at RTE

Daniele Botrugno

Project Manager Offshore Substations
RTE

1:10 pm - 2:40 pm Networking luncheon

  • Error potential in manufacturing
  • Lack of standardization
  • Successfull processing of project business
  • How to minimize the risks for all project participants
Mike Grainger, Director Global AC Grid Access, Siemens, UK
Alfredo Sancho Lopez, Engineering - Platform Design, Iberdrola Renewables, Spain
Fedor van Veen, Head of Projects, Iv-Offshore & Energy bv, Netherlands
Ajai Ahluwalia, Principal Electrical Engineer, Equinor, UK

Mike Lim, Head of Offshore AC Grid Connection at Siemens UK

Mike Lim

Head of Offshore AC Grid Connection
Siemens UK

Ajai Ahluwalia, Principal Electrical Engineer at Equinor

Ajai Ahluwalia

Principal Electrical Engineer
Equinor

Alfredo Sancho Lopez, Engineering - Platform Design Department at Iberdrola Renwables

Alfredo Sancho Lopez

Engineering - Platform Design Department
Iberdrola Renwables

Fedor van Veen, Head of Projects at Iv-Offshore & Energy b.v.

Fedor van Veen

Head of Projects
Iv-Offshore & Energy b.v.

Large Scale Grid Connections - Market Perspectives

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm 1000MW + HVDC Platforms for Remote Offshore Wind

  • Recent developments in HVDC platforms
  • Optimization of balance of plant
  • Topsides and substructure solutions
Gordon Jackson, Director Marine & Offshore Structures, Arup, UK
Gordon Jackson, Director Marine & Offshore Structures at Arup Ltd.

Gordon Jackson

Director Marine & Offshore Structures
Arup Ltd.

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Refreshment break and networking

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm Use case: Operational Lessons learned from HVDC Platforms in Germany

  • Lessons learned from 10 years HVDC platforms
  • Development of the O&M concept of TenneT
  • Opportunities for future HVDC platforms
André bij de Leij, Grid Service Offshore, TenneT TSO, Netherlands
Markus Kipp, Team Manager Operations North Offshore Operations at TenneT TSO

Markus Kipp

Team Manager Operations North Offshore Operations
TenneT TSO

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Markets Perspectives: USA / Japan

  • USA offshore wind market assessment
  • Cost and pricing trends
  • Offshore wind technology trends
  • Japanese offshore wind market
Michael Smailes, Research Engineer, ORE Catapult, UK
Michael Smailes, Research Engineer, Offshore Electrical Infrastructures at ORE Catapult

Michael Smailes

Research Engineer, Offshore Electrical Infrastructures
ORE Catapult

5:40 pm - 6:00 pm Open Mic

Inspired by a presentation and have further questions? Or has something not yet been covered? The open mic allows any attendee to take the floor for questions and benefit from further discussion and audience insight

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Chairman's closing remarks

Claus Fridtjof Christensen, Senior Lead Specialist at Ørsted

Claus Fridtjof Christensen

Senior Lead Specialist
Ørsted

6:10 pm - 6:10 pm End of conference day one

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EVENING GET-TOGETHER

Join our Evening Get-Together at Emma am See and take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts. Or just relax and round off your first conference day.