08 - 11 April, 2019
Swissotel Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Conference Day 1

WHERE ARE WE GOING? – LATEST MARKET TRENDS

9:15 am - 9:50 am Registration and welcome coffee

9:50 am - 10:00 am Chairperson's opening

Adrian Gill - Lead Specialist, Blades Vestas
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Adrian Gill

Lead Specialist, Blades
Vestas

10:00 am - 10:30 am Market forecasts for on- and offshore wind rotor blades

Manuel Müller - Project Manager, wind:research
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Manuel Müller

Project Manager
wind:research

10:30 am - 11:00 am The IECRE System: Purpose, Structure, What’s new?

Michael Lange - Vice President Rotor Blade, TÜV NORD EnSys GmbH & Co. KG
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Michael Lange

Vice President Rotor Blade
TÜV NORD EnSys GmbH & Co. KG

11:00 am - 11:30 am Match and Win

Identify your group while at the same time getting to know many of your peers in a short amount of time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Refreshment break and networking

ADVANCES IN TESTING TOWARD FATIGUE REDUCTION

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Increasing the reliability of wind turbine blades by means of sub-component testing

Dr. Steffen Czichon - Head of Rotor Blades Department, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems
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Dr. Steffen Czichon

Head of Rotor Blades Department
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems

OPTIMIZING WIND TURBINES WITH ROTOR BLADE SENSORS & REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm LCoE reductions using real-time analytics based on innovative fibre optic rotor blade sensors

Mara Jill Behmer - Key Account Manager., fos4X
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Mara Jill Behmer

Key Account Manager.
fos4X

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking luncheon

DESIGN IMPROVEMENT TO OPTIMIZE THE OVERALL LCOE

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Rotor blade design answering changing market requirements

Hinrich Graue - Technical Director, EUROS Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Windkraftanlagen mbH
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Hinrich Graue

Technical Director
EUROS Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Windkraftanlagen mbH

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Report from prototype testing and future plans for a novel truss based rotor blade technology

Asil Erguner - Mechanical Design Engineer, Winfoor AB
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Asil Erguner

Mechanical Design Engineer
Winfoor AB

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Advanced validation strategies for segmented blades

Javier Monreal - Senior Engineer, Nabrawind
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Javier Monreal

Senior Engineer
Nabrawind

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Refreshment break and networking

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 2 bladed versus 3 bladed: From the rotor perspective

Edo Kuipers - Manager Engineering, We4Ce-TRES4
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Edo Kuipers

Manager Engineering
We4Ce-TRES4

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSES OPTIMIZATION TO SPEED-UP BLADE’S PRODUCTION

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Manufacturing and design features of One Shot Blade® Technology

Dr. Michele Damiano - CTO, Cartflow
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Dr. Michele Damiano

CTO
Cartflow

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Cutting costs by improving manufacturing flexibility

Dr. Sabrina Malpede - Managing Director, ACT Blade Ltd
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Dr. Sabrina Malpede

Managing Director
ACT Blade Ltd

6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Chairperson's closing

Adrian Gill - Lead Specialist, Blades, Vestas
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Adrian Gill

Lead Specialist, Blades
Vestas

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Evening get-together

Join our evening Get-Together and
take this opportunity to network and make new business
contacts. Or just to relax and round off your first conference day