Day 2

Palais du Pharo, Marseille



Bringing electricity back to shore : grid issues, methods, solutions and innovations

Workshop moderated by Alfredo Parres, Group Senior Vice President and Head of Renewables of ABB ‘s Power Grid Division

Dynamic and Static Submarine Cable Systems for Hywind Scotland - World’s first Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Maxime Toulotte - NEXANS

Dynamic Cable System for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine in shallow water

Masatoshi NISHIKAWA - Sumitomo Electric Industries

RTE at the core of floating’s future in France : solutions & offshore grid costs optimization

Jean Michel PROST - RTE

A methodology for techno-economic design of the umbilical cable for floating Offshore Renewable Energy structures

Francesco BOSCOLO PAPO - Tecnalia

The Floating Offshore Substation – A Technical Challenge To Be Addressed

Pierre Paul LACAS - STX France Solutions



Permitting, zoning, acceptability, environmental issues : getting ready for commercial-scale deployments

Workshop moderated by Ruud de Bruijne, Senior Expert Renewable Energy and Electricity Sector Project manager offshore wind, - Netherlands Entreprise Agency

The framework of the impact study and tender structure – The adoption of the envelop authorization to favor cost reduction

Hélène GELAS - LPA-CGR Avocats

How to make an offshore wind project a widely shared social initiative?

Phlippe VEYAN - EDF EN

Title to be confirmed shortly

Catherine PIANTE - WWF

Flexibility in the offshore wind projects: a key of success


Lunchtime cocktail


Combining supply-chain readyness with competitiveness and optimal local value-creation . Can we have our cake and eat it too?

Workshop moderated by Robert FRADLEY, Head of Project Services, RES

The TetraSpar Concept – Design to Manufacturing

Henrik STIESDAL - Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S

FOW gearing up for commercial scale

Joost Heemskerk - SBM Offshore

Thinking global, building local : a real case for highly competitive and locally built floating offshore wind turbines


O&G floating expertise deployed in offshore wind – crossover effects and local presence

Jon Dugstad - NORWEP

PELAGOS, the Mediterranean Cluster for the development of Marine Renewable Energy

Markos Damasiotis - Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving

How to prepare and cook the cake?

Alexandre Lodygensky - NEOPOLIA

Title to be precised soon

Habib Joseph Dagher - University of Maine

Closing session