Day 1

Conference led by par Bruno Geschier - Ideol



Opening session


Project financing, insurability, bankability: key milestones towards mass deployment

Workshop moderated by Georgina GRENON, Director International Business Development - ENGIE Fab Former Sr Policy Advisor at Ministry of Ecology and Energy (France) Former French representative at IEA

Financing floating offshore wind

Clément WEBER - Green Giraffe

Relative cost and risk assessment of floating versus fixed-bottom offshore wind

Roberts Proskovics - CATAPULT Offshore Renewable Energy

The EC's support mechanisms in favor of floating offshore wind. Lessons learned and way forward

Andreas UIHLEIN - European Commission / Joint Research Centre

The hen and egg dilemma : track record and long term insurability of Floating Offshore WInd farms


Lunchtime cocktail


Zoning, permitting and Environmental issues

Workshop moderated by Annie BREADEN, THE CROWN ESTATE / Senior Manager - Policy and Planning - United Kingdom

Facilitating within a framework : considering the environmental impact of offshore wind farms

Hélène GELAS - LPA-CGR Avocats

Main steps towards social acceptance of floating wind turbines : three case studies in the french marine protected areas

Guillaume BERNARD - French Agency for Biodiversity

Designing offshore wind turbines as boosters for marine biodiversity: a look at solutions developed for jacket type foundations and analysis of opportunities for offshore wind technology


The Danish tender model for selected areas

Benoît BIZET - Danish Energy Agency

US Department of Energy presentation

Alana DUERR - US Department of Energy



Floating wind systems and their key components (Part 1)

Workshop moderated by Johan SANDBERG, DNV GL Energy / Country Manager - Sweden

Floating wind turbine power cable : a complex new challenge

Guillaume DAMBLANS - France Energies Marines

Hydrodynamic Design of Umbilical Systems for Floating Offshore Wind Applications

Kilian Krügel - WAVEC

Model test of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (FAWT)

Dr Hiromichi AKIMOTO - Osaka University

Senvion wind turbine on floating platform approach


Technology qualification of Nylon Mooring Line for a Floating Wind Turbine

Rebecca SYKES - Lloyd's Register Group

Cocktail reception hosted by Ideol and LPA-CGR law firm in honor of the Japanese delegation (by invitation only)


Cocktail reception supported by RTE