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European-North American Dialog

European-North American Dialog – Offshore Summit
European-North American Dialog – Offshore Summit

A joint project of:

  • Invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • GADORE Center USA, Philadelphia
  • Wind Energy Network Rostock

Agenda 2nd Offshore Summit -
September 1.-4. 2010 in Rostock, Germany

Wednesday, September 1 2010

08:00 & 14:00Transfer, All Aboard to Visit Windpark Baltic I
Departure from CTV “CarboClyde” Warnemünde, old port, in front of the Scandlines building. Stay at the Wind Park approximately 1 hour (boat will not anchor)
19:00 – 21:30Get-together
Location: Radisson Blu • Lange Straße 40, 18055 Rostock, Germany

Thursday, September 2 2010

08:30 – 09:00Registration
09:00 – 09:15Welcome: Michael Sturm, Managing Director, Invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and
Annette Nüsslein, GADORE Center USA, Germany/USA
09:15 – 10:30Opening: “Thoughts on Offshore”
Jürgen Seidel, Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Welcome remarks Philip D. Murphy, U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Welcome remarks Dr. Terrie Romano, Consul, Economic Affairs Ontario/Canada in Germany

“Future Success Factors for the German Offshore Industry”
Andreas Wagner, Managing Director, OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY FOUNDATION, Germany
“Current Initiatives of the U.S. Department of Energy”
Laura Smith Morton, Senior Advisor Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy,
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, USA
“Current U.S. Offshore Trends – Programs of the U.S. Department of the Interior”
Maureen Bornholdt, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy,
Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE), USA
10:30 – 11:00Break
11:00 – 12:30“Offshore-Strategies in Germany, Europe and North America”
Andree Iffländer, Chairman, Wind Energy Network Rostock e.V., Germany
“Baltic I – The First Commercial Wind Park”
Dr. Werner Götz, Managing Director Renewable Energies, EnBW, Germany
“Offshore in Europe – An Overview”
Thomas Karst, Director and Partner, MAKE Consulting, Denmark
“Initiatives of the U.S. Offshore States”
Greg Watson, President for Sustainable Development & Renewable Energy, Massachusetts
Technology Collaborative, Vice Chairman U.S. Offshore Wind Collaborative, USA
“Current Developments in Canada”
Uwe Roeper, President, ORTECH, Canada
“Welcome by Rostock Business”
Christian Weiss, Managing Director, Rostock Business and Technology Development
12:30 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 15:00„Offshore Technology – On The Way To The 10 MW Turbine? – Offshore Financing Concepts“
Panel discussion with
Siemens Wind Power Denmark (Jason Folsom), Gamesa Spain (Juan Garcia Moya), Nordex Germany (Thomas Richterich, CEO), Thomas Karst, Director and Partner, MAKE Consulting, Denmark
15:00 – 15:30
„U.S. Research Efforts“
with Fort Felker, Direktor, NREL, USA
with Walt Musial, NREL, USA

15:30 – 16:00Break
16:00 – 17:30“European Offshore Suppliers and Service Providers –
Solutions for the International Market?”
with Manfred Hader, Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Germany
with Paul Williamson, Director and Industry Coordinator, Maine Wind Industry Initiative, USA
with Jeff Freeman, Plarad. Maschinenfabrik Wagner, USA
Panel discussion incl. representatives of the Wind Energy Network Rostock e.V., Germany,
with Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jochen Großmann, GICON – Großmann Ingenieur Consult, Germany
with Stefan Müller, WIND-consult, Germany
with Rüdiger Wedow, Sales Manager, SeaCom, Germany
with Peter Christian Weilguni, Managing Director, Eisengießerei Torgelow, Germany
16:30 – 17:00Final Discussion and Conclusion
19:00 – 22:30Reception

Friday, September 3 2010

14:30Transfer, All Aboard to Visit Windpark Baltic I
Departure from CTV "CarboClyde" Warnemünde, old port, in front of the Scandlines building. Stay at the Wind Park. approximately 1 hour (boat will not anchor)
09:00 – 09:10Opening
09:10 – 09:15Welcome: Barbara Gaspard, Center Manager, GADORE Center USA, USA
09:15 – 10:30„Worldwide Offshore Initiatives – Moving Towards a Global Offshore Wind Industry“
with Dr. Silvia Pestke, Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH), Germany
with Laura Smith Morton, Senior Advisor Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, USA
with Maureen Bornholdt, U.S Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE), USA
with Walt Musial, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, USA
with Tom Cronin, Special Advisor, Wind Energy Division, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

10:30 – 11:15Break
11:15 – 13:00„European Expertise – Transfer to North America?”
with Joachim Binotsch, Managing Director, BBB Umwelttechnik, Germany
with Barbara Gaspard, GADORE Center USA, USA
with Daniel Feldkamp, GET A Head, Germany/USA
and others

13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30„Offshore-(Project-)Management – Facing the Challenges of Cost Reduction and Service Optimization“
with Andree Iffländer, wpd offshore solutions, Germany
with Marc Mühlenbach, Emerging Energy Research, USA
with Mark Rodgers, Communications Director, Cape Wind, USA
with Dirk Briese, Managing Director, trend:research, Germany
with Joachim Kolb, Transporter Industry International Sales, Germany
15:30 - 16:00Conclusion

Saturday, September 4 2010

08:00
Transfer, All Aboard to Visit Windpark Baltic I
Departure from CTV "CarboClyde" Warnemünde, old port, in front of the Scandlines building. Stay at the Wind Park. approximately 1 hour (boat will not anchor)