Day 1 (Plenary sessions)

Plenary sessions

Welcome coffee

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Opening session

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Towards the 1st GW: which countries will lead the way? Why and How ?

Workshop moderated by Giles Dickson, CEO, WindEurope
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Break

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State of the art : lessons learned from existing and ongoing projects

Workshop moderated by Dan Kyle Spearman, The Carbon Trust, Manager Offshore Wind
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Ideol’s French and Japanese demonstrators, a unique expertise and necessary stepping stone before going commercial

Thomas Choisnet - Ideol

Experiences from Hywind Scotland and the way forward for Equinor on floating offshore wind globally and in France

Jacques-Etienne Michel - Equinor

Offshore operations – key differentiator for integrated EPCI execution

Antoine Le Cotty - SBM OFFSHORE

Windfloat Atlantic floating offshore wind project – 25 MW under construction in Portugal

Filip Meuleman - ENGIE

FWT Floaters: From first prototype to mass production: how the design to cost and design tools are driving the supply chain mapping?

Jacques Chatelet - Naval Energies

Lunchtime cocktail

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FOW and stakeholders’ acceptance: environmental and other users’ concerns

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Consenting Floating Offshore Wind – Kincardine Case Study

Dr Richard Wakefield - FLOTATION ENERGY

An alliance to observe interactions of ecosystems with offshore wind farms in the Mediterranean

Manon Pedroni - POLE MER MEDITERRANEE

From pilot to commercial farms: experience from an international FOW pioneer

Thomas Bordenave - EOLFI

Offshore site development, a Japanese experience

Dr. Azechi - Shizen Energy

Engagement with Japanese fishermen

Dr. Takeuchi - Toho University

Break

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From floater to grid, progress and challenges of electrical interconnection

Workshop moderated by Delphine Porfirio, Director for access to the grid and services, French TSO RTE
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Grid connectivity for future commercial floating wind

Jean Michel PROST - RTE

Cable dynamic solutions for floating WOF

Otte Olaf - PRYSMIAN GROUP

Revolutionising renewable marine energy subsea connectivity

Ian Walters - HydroGroup

Design of dynamic power cables

Atle Lagset - Aker solutions

Floating electrical offshore substations: a cost-competitive and innovative solution

Lionel JOSSE - Atlantique Offshore Energy

Official cocktail reception

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