Cables 2020

24 November    #Cables20   Organised by RenewableUK and Subsea UK.

The UK’s only subsea power cables event designed by industry for industry

Over the next five years over 10,00km of array cables and 7,700km of export cables will be installed globally. Therefore the safe and secure connection of wind farms is a critical success factor for our industry.  The expanding offshore wind market is an exciting and growing opportunity for cable manufacturers and suppliers working across the globe. 

Cables2020 will tackle the big questions around subsea cables through information sharing and industry-led problem-solving to help drive improvements, enable cross-industry collaboration and ensure comapanies are maximising on the gloabl opportunity.

All in a safe, virtual environment.

What to expect from Cables 2020
  • Hear from leading experts on the whole life cycle of subsea cable ownership and operation
  • Discover valuable industry insights from the insurer and investment perspective
  • Workshop innovative solutions with business leaders during our problem-solving round tables
  • Have your say and ask questions during our Asset Owners question time

Why attend cables 2020?

Subsea cables is a niche topic and we see the benefits most through in-depth, specialised discussions with industry professionals.  That is why we have created Cables 2020, a dedicated meeting place that is designed for industry, by industry. 

This year's event will bring together the subsea power cables sector to explore opportunities, develop solutions and share knowledge in an open and transparent way. 

  • Click to connect with 200+ global professionals
  • Boost your career with contacts, knowledge, and insight
  • Meet a global audience at a low cost
  • Learn from expert speakers delivering short webinars
  • Access all content for 30 days after the event
  • Great value - Subsea UK and RenewableUK members can attend from £145

#Cables2020 will be delivered by Subsea UK and RenewableUK’s unique virtual discussion platform. Participants will  enjoy quality content both live and on-demand to build your personalised online experience.

Programme

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Date: Tuesday 24 November 2020       
Time: 9am - 5pm

Join us to hear from industry experts discussing key trends in cable design,  maintenance, protection, monitoring and failures, exploring the need for increased collaboration and the benefits of disseminating lessons learned across the life cycle of an asset. 

 TIME
 
Description
09:00-09:30            
 
A1: Opening PresentationMarket Overview Session
  • How many kilometres and by when? An overview of the global subsea cable market for the next five years
  • Where is the opportunity for the UK supply chain in the global array and export cable markets?
Speakers:
  • Melanie Onn, Deputy Chief Executive, RenewableUK
 
09:45-10:15
 
A2: Industry insight: Asset Oracle Session

Hear insights and discover lessons learned from aestablished asset owner, with a whole life cycle perspective on subsea cable ownership and operation  

Speakers:
  • John Sinclair, Development Director, Balfour Beatty 

10:30-11:30
 
A3: Ask the Experts: Asset Owners Question Time

Grab the opportunity to ask your questions to our industry panel covering hot topics, common concerns & hear about their challenges to industry. Our expert panel will include asset owner representatives from offshore wind and interconnectors.

Chair:

Speakers:

  • Charlotte Strang-Moran, Electrical Engineer, ORE Catapult  
  • Ajai Ahluwalia, Principle Engineer, Equinor 
  • Jean-Luc Saquet, Director of Operations, Greenpower2020 

11:45-12:30
 
A4: Industry insight: Panel Discussion: What are the key cable failure trends and key insurance considerations?
  • High level Industry insight: What is the underwriter perspective?
  • What is the significance of risk exclusions? Why do they matter?
  • Examples of claims management and risk sharing amongst parties Gain high level Industry insight: What is the underwriter perspective?

Chair:

Speakers:

  •  Jeremey Panes, Director,  Wave Partners
  • Andrew Norris, Director, Lloyd Warwick  
  • Steven Rossiter, Chief Technology Officer, Tekmar

12:30-13:30
 
lunch Break 
13:30-14:30
A5: Problem Solving Roundtables – Round 1:

1. Cable Design, Test and Manufacturing (66kv and beyond)

What are the limits of cable manufacturing in terms of volume?

 


Table Leaders:

  • Alex Neumann, Head of High Voltage, ORE Catapult  
2. Protecting

What is the most effective means of keeping cable out of harm’s way?

 

 

Table Leaders:

  • Steven Rossiter, Chief Technology Officer, Tekmar

  • Rob Lindsay, Business Development Manager, Global Offshore 
3. Monitoring

Is a real time monitoring response possible? What is the most efficient solution?

 



Table Leaders:

TBC

4. Cable Handling, Transportation, and Installation

What are the logistical implications for cable handling, transportation and installation created by large scale projects? 

What are challenges faced with cable installation at a floating turbine? 

 
Table Leaders:

  • Kevin Robb, Commercial Director, Global Offshore
  • Senior Representative, Wave Partners

 

14:45-15:30 
 
 A6: Industry insight:  Investment perspective

How can industry and finance cooperate to improve future projects for investment?  These presentations  will provide an overview of capitalisation hurdles and assessment processes from an expert investment perspective. 

Speakers:
  • Ting Le Deng, Executive Director, Investment Banking, Santander Corporate & Investment Banking

  • Bruce Turner, Deputy Head of Asset Management, Transmission Investment

15:45-16:45
A7: Problem solving roundtables – Round 2:
1. Cable Maintenance and Repair

How can you utilise frameworks and collective agreements to offer better and more responsive solutions for owners, operators and developers?

Table Leaders: 

  • Andrew Lloyd, Director, Power Cables, Global Marine 
2. Contracts

Are defects provisions in cable lay contracts fit for purpose, or can the industry do better?


Table Leader
s: 

  • Richard Booth, Partner, HFW | Chairman of the Adjudication Society

16:45-17:45
A8: Business to business 1:1 Meetings

More information to follow 

17:45
EVENT CLOSE

 

Event Partners

 

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Global Offshore

Global Offshore is part of the Global Marine Group, delivering cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets. From a strategically located base in Aberdeen, Global Offshore has a team of highly experienced, respected project engineers, project managers and offshore personnel delivering diverse pipeline, cable and umbilical projects in the most challenging of seabed conditions

 

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ORE Catapult

 ORE Catapult was established in 2013 by the UK Government and is part of a network of Catapults set up by Innovate UK in high growth industries. It is the UK’s leading innovation centre for offshore renewable energy and helps to reduce the cost of offshore renewable energy, supporting the growth of the industry and creating UK benefit.

ore.catapult.org.uk 



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Tekma

Tekmar Group works together to provide leading technology and services to the global offshore energy markets. Through our family of companies; Ryder Geotechnical, Agiletek Engineering, Subsea Innovation, Tekmar Energy and Pipeshield International, we offer a complementary range of products and services to support the full project life cycle of an offshore wind farm, including geotechnical design, engineering analysis, back deck equipment design and build, subsea cable protection systems, and stabilisation solutions.
 

 

 

Event Sponsors

 

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Boskalis

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LOC Renewables

Part of LOC Group, the premier marine and engineering consulting firm since 1979, LOC Renewables combines sector-specific expertise from group companies LOC, Longitude Engineering and Innosea, supporting offshore renewable energy projects throughout an asset’s lifecycle - from feasibility, development, and engineering, to construction, operations & maintenance, through to decommissioning.

 

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Waves Group 

Waves Group is an independent Marine and Engineering Consultancy to the offshore energy and marine industries. We are a leading provider of marine consultancy, engineering and warranty surveys to the offshore renewable energy sector.  We specialise in fixed and floating foundations, subsea cables, wind turbine generators, wave and tidal and offshore platforms. We have leading industry experience in the installation and maintenance of tidal stream sites.

 

 

 

 

Event partner & sponsorship opportunities 

24 November 2020                   #Cables20

Position your business as a market leader and share your success stories with a wide audience. We have multiple opportunities for sponsorship. Get involved and be seen as as a leader in the future of Cables in the UK and beyond.

 
Why Partner?  

  • 5 full conference passes for the team to access all sessions, NetworkTables and on-demand content.
  • Speaker placements in the conference sessions and appropriate chairing and speaker slots across the wider expert speaker programme.
  • Pre-event promotional blogs and vlogs featuring senior leaders from the team
  • Company logo embedded into all event collateral alongside the other Event Partners. This includes prominently displayed on the event website, the event app and guide and promotional materials.
  • Company logo displayed prominently alongside the other Event Partners during all main sessions / presentations.
  • Chair a NetworkTable and lead a table led discussion / problem solve
  •  Team members can manage their diaries within this platform and join different table discussions
  • Promotion of company partnering through our communications (social media / website / emails)
  • Direct website link/ profile from our website back to company website
  • Assistance from the events team with any queries / questions from day 1 on signing up.

Rate:  £3,000 plus VAT



Why Sponsor?  

  • 3 full conference passes for the team to access all sessions, NetworkTables and on-demand content.
  •  Company logo embedded into all event collateral alongside the other sponsors. This includes prominently displayed on the event website, the event app and guide and promotional material
  • Chair a NetworkTable and lead a table led discussion / problem solve
  • Team members can manage their diaries within this platform and join different table discussions.
  • Promotion of company sponsoring through our communications (social media / website / emails)
  • Direct website link/ profile from our website back to company website
  • Assistance from the events team with any queries / questions from day 1 on signing up.

Rate:  £1,000 plus VAT


Contacts

For more information on sponsorship & exhibition opportunities contact :

Vicky Mant 
Head of Business Development | RenewableUK
Mob:   +44 (0)74 1411 6711
Email:  vicky.mant@renewableuk.com
Linkedin:
   uk.linkedin.com/in/victoriamant 
Web:    www.RenewableUK.com