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

Conference Day 2

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO CHALLENGE BLADES PROTECTION & REPAIR

8:30 am - 8:50 am Registration and welcome coffee

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson's opening

Sandro di Noi - R&D Manager, Suzlon Group
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Sandro di Noi

R&D Manager
Suzlon Group

9:00 am - 9:20 am Fast track as cross-industry knowledge accelerator

Kasper Bondo Hansen - Head of Department, Siemens Gamesa
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Kasper Bondo Hansen

Head of Department
Siemens Gamesa

9:20 am - 9:45 am New approaches to predicting rain erosion resistance of wind turbine blades

Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen - Research Associate, DTU Mechanical Engineering
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Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen

Research Associate
DTU Mechanical Engineering

9:45 am - 10:15 am BLARE – a joint industry project to improve blade repair quality

Bernhard Krüger - Head of Section Blades, DNV GL - Renewables Certification, Energy
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Bernhard Krüger

Head of Section Blades
DNV GL - Renewables Certification, Energy

10:15 am - 10:45 am Refreshment break and networking

STRATEGIES TOWARDS ROTOR BLADE LIFETIME EXTENSION

10:45 am - 11:15 am A view on different core material solutions

Arnold Timmer - Managing Director, Co-owner, We4Ce B.V
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Arnold Timmer

Managing Director, Co-owner
We4Ce B.V

11:15 am - 11:45 am OEM studies toward leading edge protection

Benjamin Green - Blade Specialist, Vestas

Benjamin Green

Blade Specialist
Vestas

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Connecting coating properties to rain erosion performance

Dr. Kirsten Dyer - Senior Research Engineer, Materials, ORE Catapult
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Dr. Kirsten Dyer

Senior Research Engineer, Materials
ORE Catapult

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Experience on re-blading for lifetime extension

Carlo Durante - Founding Partner, ETA Blades
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Carlo Durante

Founding Partner
ETA Blades

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Networking luncheon

ELEVATE SUPPLY CHAIN COOPERATION TO SPEED UP TIME TO MARKET

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Faster time to market by deep partnership between manufacturing and engineering

Johannes G. Leib - Global Technical Program Manager, TPI Composites
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Johannes G. Leib

Global Technical Program Manager
TPI Composites

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Challenges for rotor blades in Mediterranean region

George Pechlivanoglou - Chief Technical Director, EUNICE
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George Pechlivanoglou

Chief Technical Director
EUNICE

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Operators and manufacturers: How to increase the cooperation and speed up time to market without loosing on quality

George Pechlivanoglou - Chief Technical Director, EUNICE
Johannes G. Leib - Global Technical Program Manager, TPI Composites
How can we assure better cooperation between all parties?
What are the challenges remaining and to be tackled?
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George Pechlivanoglou

Chief Technical Director
EUNICE

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Johannes G. Leib

Global Technical Program Manager
TPI Composites

3:45 pm - 3:55 pm Chairperson's closing

Sandro di Noi - R&D Manager, Suzlon Group
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Sandro di Noi

R&D Manager
Suzlon Group

FAST TRACK: TAKE PART OF THE CHALLENGE TO IMPROVE LEADING EDGE PROTECTION

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop D - FAST TRACK: TAKE PART OF THE CHALLENGE TO IMPROVE LEADING EDGE PROTECTION

Kasper Bondo Hansen - Head of Department, Siemens Gamesa
Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen - Research Associate, DTU Mechanical Engineering
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Kasper Bondo Hansen

Head of Department
Siemens Gamesa

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Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen

Research Associate
DTU Mechanical Engineering