08 - 11 April, 2019
Dorint City Hotel Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Conference Day 1

WHERE ARE WE GOING? – LATEST MARKET TRENDS

9:15 am - 9:50 am Registration and welcome coffee

9:50 am - 10:00 am Chairperson's opening

Adrian Gill, Lead Specialist, Blades at Vestas

Adrian Gill

Lead Specialist, Blades
Vestas

10:00 am - 10:30 am Market forecasts for on- and offshore wind rotor blades

Manuel Müller, Project Manager at wind:research

Manuel Müller

Project Manager
wind:research

10:30 am - 11:00 am The IECRE System: Purpose, Structure, What’s new?

Michael Lange, Vice President Rotor Blade at TÜV NORD EnSys GmbH & Co. KG

Michael Lange

Vice President Rotor Blade
TÜV NORD EnSys GmbH & Co. KG

11:00 am - 11:30 am Match and Win

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

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Refreshment break and networking

ADVANCES IN TESTING TOWARD FATIGUE REDUCTION

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Increasing the reliability of wind turbine blades by means of sub-component testing

Dr. Steffen Czichon, Head of Rotor Blades Department at Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems

Dr. Steffen Czichon

Head of Rotor Blades Department
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems

OPTIMIZING WIND TURBINES WITH ROTOR BLADE SENSORS & REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm LCoE reductions using real-time analytics based on innovative fibre optic rotor blade sensors

Mara Jill Behmer, Key Account Manager. at fos4X

Mara Jill Behmer

Key Account Manager.
fos4X

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking luncheon

DESIGN IMPROVEMENT TO OPTIMIZE THE OVERALL LCOE

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Rotor blade design answering changing market requirements

Hinrich Graue, Technical Director at EUROS Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Windkraftanlagen mbH

Hinrich Graue

Technical Director
EUROS Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Windkraftanlagen mbH

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Report from prototype testing and future plans for a novel truss based rotor blade technology

Asil Erguner, Mechanical Design Engineer at Winfoor AB

Asil Erguner

Mechanical Design Engineer
Winfoor AB

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Advanced validation strategies for segmented blades

Javier Monreal, Senior Engineer at Nabrawind

Javier Monreal

Senior Engineer
Nabrawind

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Refreshment break and networking

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 2 bladed versus 3 bladed: From the rotor perspective

Edo Kuipers, Manager Engineering at We4Ce-TRES4

Edo Kuipers

Manager Engineering
We4Ce-TRES4

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSES OPTIMIZATION TO SPEED-UP BLADE’S PRODUCTION

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Manufacturing and design features of One Shot Blade® Technology

Dr. Michele Damiano, CTO at Cartflow

Dr. Michele Damiano

CTO
Cartflow

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Cutting costs by improving manufacturing flexibility

Dr. Sabrina Malpede, Managing Director at ACT Blade Ltd

Dr. Sabrina Malpede

Managing Director
ACT Blade Ltd

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Chairperson's closing

Adrian Gill, Lead Specialist, Blades at Vestas

Adrian Gill

Lead Specialist, Blades
Vestas

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Evening get-together

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