Conference Program 25 November

Conference Opening

10:15
Caroline Verstraete (moderator)

Welcome

10:25
Christophe Dhaene (Belgian Offshore Cluster)

Opening Speech

10:40
Pieter Jan Jordaens (OWI-lab)

Intro technical sessions

Part I Conference Speakers

10:50
Maarten Vandaele (GEOxyz)

Exploring the sub-bottom

11:10
Bruno Stuyts (VUB)

Geotechnical data for offshore structures - Getting to know the unknown

11:30
Nathalie Gunst (Thorgun)

Grout and grouted connections and its applications in offshore wind

11:50
Marc Huygens (DEME)

Smart underwater noise management – go beyond compliance

12:10

Lunch Break

12:50
Roel Vanthillo (Marlinks)

Added Value of distributed acoustic sensing

13:10
Ronny Dewaele (e-BO)

Human data meets Machine data

13:30
Christof De Vriendt (24Sea)

Design validation and data-driven life-time assessment of offshore foundations

Part II Panel Discussion

14:00

Introduction of all panel members

Tiemen Maebe (Otary)
Dirk Dewettinck (Parkwind)
Dirk Magnus (C-Power)
Thierry Aelens (Norther)

14:10
Caroline Verstraete (moderator)

Debat: What value brings all this data to concessions owners and business developers ?

14:40

Conclusions

Part III Special Awards

14:45
Pieter Jan Jordaens & Caroline Ven

Special thanks and awarding from and to IBN Offshore Energy and Blue Bluster

B2B Program 26 November

Seminar Opening

10:00
Erwin Leys (Belgian Offshore Cluster)

Welcome

10:05
Caroline Ven (Blue Cluster)

Opening Speech

Part I Internationalisation Seminar

10:15
Ann Overmeire (Blue Cluster) & Erwin Leys (Belgian Offshore Cluster)

Introduction

10:20
Stefaan Mensaert (Blue Cluster)

Support for doing business in the North Sea Region

10:40
Marcos Suarez Garcia (Basque Energy Cluster)

Market information and business opportunities outside Europe

11:00
Stefaan Mensaert (Blue Cluster) & Erwin Leys (Belgian Offshore Cluster)

Offshore wind international agenda for 2020-2021

11:10

Q&A and poll

Part II B2B Inn2Power Matchmaking

11:30

Face to face meetings - the way to successful business!

The B2B Matchmaking Event, organised by the Inn2POWER project partners during the Belgian Offshore Days fair, brings together companies and stakeholders of the offshore wind industry (buyers as well as suppliers, research institutions, ..) from a large number of European countries. This is a unique opportunity to generate new business contacts and contracts!

11:45

Bilateral meetings - morning session

12:45

Networking lunch

13:30

Bilateral meetings - afternoon session

15:00

Closing

Part III Inauguration Blue Accelerator

16:00
Jean de Bethune (POM West-Flanders)

Official Launch Blue Accelerator

Dirk Declerck (Port of Ostend)

Keynote Speech

Christophe Dhaene (Belgian Offshore Cluster)

Closing Speech