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9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Galleria II

Lower costs are an important aspect to an offshore project. Tools used to design the foundations can vary as can the tools used by turbine manufacturers. This presents a challenge and opportunity within the industry by using alternative approaches to save time and money. The different foundation designs can also read more...

Moderator
Buford Pollett
Genave King Rogers Assistant Professor of Energy Law and Commerce
University of Tulsa
United States
Session Chair
Stephanie Kolodziej
Publisher, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
United States
Speaker
Hiram Mechling
Supervising Structural Engineer, Offshore Wind
WSP USA
United States
Speaker
Laurens Alblas
Product Manager - Fixed Offshore Wind Structures
DNV GL
Norway
Speaker
Miquel Lahoz
Product Manager, Customization
Plaxis, a Bentley Systems company
Netherlands
Speaker
Simon Krebs
Assistant Vice President - Engineering
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
United States

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Galleria II
Presentation given by Navigant Consulting on the status of each offshore wind read more...
Session Chair
John O'Keeffe
Manager, Operations & Maintenance and Marine Affairs
Deepwater Wind, LLC
United States
Speaker
Bruce Hamilton
Director
Navigant
United States

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Galleria II
The cable system for an offshore wind farm is a critical component to a project. Turbines must be connected to each other and/or a substation and these projects are being installed in increasingly harsh environments. Cables are often an afterthought in the design stage and as a result can present read more...
Moderator
John Koehr
Managing Director
ASME
United States
Session Chair
Stephanie Kolodziej
Publisher, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
United States
Speaker
Bryan Sanderson
Project Manager
Anbaric Development Partners
United States
Speaker
Kevin Pearce
Offshore Wind Business Development
Siemens
United States
Speaker
Matthew Filippelli
Director Offshore Services – North America
AWS Truepower, a UL Company
United States
Speaker
Maxime Toulotte
Technical Marketing Manager
Nexans
United States

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room: Galleria II
In the offshore oil & gas industry over 50% of the offshore platforms are reaching the end of their designed life.    Safely extending the life of these assets is critical to the industry all over the world.  Combining the many years of experience of predictive asset maintenance with best read more...
Moderator
Anne-Marie Walters
Industry Marketing Director, Process and Resources
Bentley Systems, Inc
United States
Speaker
Mark Upston
Senior Director Product Management, Design Engineering Analysis
Bentley Systems Inc
United States
Speaker
Sid Falk
Senior Structural Engineer
US Department of Interior, BOEM
United States
Speaker
Tommy Laurendine
VP Risk Engineering
Libery International Underwriters
United States
Sponsored by: Bentley Systems Inc.

9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Galleria II
Vessels represent one of the biggest opportunities for diversification for offshore oil and gas and GOM businesses. Specialized crew transfer vessels, installation vessels, jack up barges, dredgers and cable laying vessels are all essential to each proposed project. The availability of suitable installation jack-ups in the US market is a read more...
Moderator
Brent Patterson
Senior Vice President, Global Projects
Blue Water Shipping US, Inc.
United States
Session Chair
Stephanie Kolodziej
Publisher, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
United States
Speaker
Glenn Legge
Partner
HFW
United States
Speaker
Joseph Orgeron
Special Projects Manager
Falcon Global
United States
Speaker
Karel Wagner
Sr Engineer
GustoMSC US
United States

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Galleria II
Ports and shipyards are the strategic hubs for any operation – be it offshore oil and gas or offshore wind. The offshore wind supply chain is dependent upon ports in the Northeast. Staging, including pre-construction, storage and loading, are essential project activities that use these facilities. Manufacturing of blades, towers, read more...
Moderator
Andy Geissbuehler
Managing Partner
Renewable Resources & BVG Associates
United States
Session Chair
Nicolette Nye
VP Communications & Industry Affairs
National Ocean Industries Association
United States
Speaker
Davie Breaux
Deputy Port Director
Port Fourchon
United States
Speaker
Edward Anthes-Washburn
Port Director & Exec Director
Port of New Bedford, MA
United States
Speaker
Zach Finucane
Foundation Package Manager
Deepwater Wind
United States