Fisheries and Maritime Museum (FIMUS), Tarphagevej 2, 6710 Esbjerg V
8.30 - 9.30
Registration and coffee
Pick up your badge and network with the other guests at the venue, FIMUS.
9.30 - 12:00
As a conference guest, you can start the day with selected technical visits, to give an insight in the supply chain of the offshore wind industry. Esbjerg is one of the ports in the North Seas, which is being used for assembly, installation and maintenance of offshore wind parks.
9.30 Busses will drive the conference guests to technical visits at the port of Esbjerg.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
We will visit the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind assembly factory where the Power Converter Modules are being integrated with the tower section before preparing for installation from the quay side.
Siemens Gamesa Neptune Site
From the Neptune site at the port of Esbjerg, Siemens Gamesa has installed numerous GW of offshore wind, and the site has played a crucial part in the big development of offshore wind technology and logistic as we see it today. You will get an insight in the complex environment of handling large offshore wind projects.
Vattenfall Surveillance Center
Vattenfall is located with a surveillance center in Esbjerg, from which they monitor their offshore wind parks. Besides surveillance, the office plans maintenance for their Danish and German offshore wind parks. Hear the exiting story of the issues regarding cross-border management maintenance.
11.30 - 12.30
(for newly arrived participants)
12.00 - 13.00
Lunch with local specialities from the Wadden Sea
13.00 - 13.30
Joint coffee break
- between ministers and conference guests
13.30 - 15.30
Conference - The future industry for offshore wind
Key speakers from the offshore wind industry will give the input on how the industry will be sustainable and compatible for the next decade to secure the vision for the North Seas.
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Glenda Napier // CEO Energy Innovation Cluster
Jan Hylleberg // CEO Wind Denmark
Susanne Nordenbæk // CEO Business Esbjerg
Troels Ranis //
Director DI Energy
Presentation by Michael Simmelsgaard
Michael Simmelsgaard // Head of Offshore Wind in Vattenfall & Country Manager for Denmark
Presentation by Stephen Bull
Stephen Bull // Senior Vice President for Wind & Low Carbon Development, Equinor
Presentation by Michiel Muller
Michiel Muller // Program manager North Sea Wind Power Hub, TenneT
Presentation by Steen Brødbæk
Steen Brødbæk // President and CEO, Semco Maritime
Presentation by Thomas Rand
Thomas Rand // Managing Director, Rambøll Energy
Presentation by Kristian Ravn
Kristian Ravn // Managing Director Universal Foundation
15.30 - 15.45
Coffee break and network
15.45 - 17.00
High Level Speaker Panel with key speakers and selected energy ministers
We bring together the industry influencers and the political decisionmakers to discuss the future of offshore wind in the North Seas. How can we cooperate to fulfil the goal for offshore wind in the North Seas?
Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer,
Jan Hylleberg, CEO,
HIGH LEVEL PANEL SPEAKERS
SVP, Head of development, Regulatory and Markets
Siemens Gamesa Offshore Business Unit
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
Philippe Kavafyan is the CEO at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, joining the company in 2018. Prior to joining MHI Vestas, he was the Chairman of the Board of Adwen Offshore. Throughout his career, he has held a variety of key positions at Électricité de France, General Electric and AREVA. His experience in the energy sector spans power generation, gas, nuclear and wind. A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris, he now lives in Denmark with his wife and two children.
Minister for Energy and Spatial Planning, Luxembourg
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark
Secretary of State in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
17.00 - 17.30
Small Break and relaxing before reception, possibility to see the seals having dinner
17.00 - 17.30
17.30 - 19.00
The mayor of Esbjerg, Jesper Frost Rasmussen is hosting the afternoon reception. Explore the Fisheries and Maritime Museum exhibition “Energy at Sea” or see the marine mammals while enjoying a drink and buffet. Or simply network with the other conference guests.
Ending of the North Seas Energy Days Conference and ministerial meeting