Day 1

FOWT 2020 will be physically held on 7-8 September 2020 and will also be 100% accessible online live or in replay mode worldwide. Follow the program update on this section.



Opening session


Commercial-scale readiness : latest lessons learned from existing floating offshore projects (digitalization, O&M, scalability, cost-reduction, etc.)


The journey of a floating wind leader

Alexis Darquin - Equinor

Commercial readiness: From Risk mitigation at all steps of the project life to coping with the Floating Offshore Wind “Market” reality

Nicolas Boutin - Principle Power

How the pilot farm snake & ladder game can bring us to the way of commercial successful?

Christophe Chabert - EOLFI

From demonstrator projects to commercial scale success – a WTG OEM’s contribution


From demonstrators to pilot projects and commercial arrays : achieving investors’ confidence, promoting local development and meeting cost reduction expectations “


Break financed by Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Occitanie/Pyrénées, Bretagne and Pays de la Loire regions


Public Policies

Workshop moderated by Giles Dickson, CEO, Wind Europe

Lunchtime cocktail sponsored by EnBW Valeco


Innovations in grid and electrical connections : electricity transmission and multiple uses

Workshop moderated by Alfredo Parres, Group Senior Vice President at ABB

LISORE, a cooperative R&D project to pave the way towards sustainable innovation in offshore substations

Daniele Botrugno - RTE

Title to be confirmed

Philippe Monbet - Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique


Laure Duchenet - NKT

Available on-shore infrastructure impact on FOW design, industrialization and execution; A case study considering a semi-submersible floater

Per Kristian Bruun - Aker solutions



Floating offshore wind : a WIN/WIN deal for the environment ?

Workshop moderated by David Pratt, Marine Scotland

SEM-REV Feedback and Demonstration Sites Perspectives in view of FOW growing industry

Marine Reynaud - Centrale Nantes

Improving our knowledge of the marine environment through the installation of floating offshore wind turbines : the example of Provence Grand Large

Philippe Veyan - EDF Renouvelables

Optimisation of floating wind ecosystem services – interactions with marine resources and environment positive effects

David De Montbrison - BRLi

UICN’s views on floating offshore wind commercial deployment

Speaker name to be confirmed - UICN

Gala dinner sponsored by Eolfi