Programme and presentations

Our thanks to our speakers and table leads for their valued input and support.

Thursday 17 September 2020

Welcome & Ministerial Keynote Address 

Melanie Onn, Deputy Chief Executive, RenewableUK
Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands
Trevor Raggatt, Head of Offshore Renewables and Biomass, BEIS



A collaborative approach to decarbonisation: what are the next steps?

Alicia Green, Aviation Policy Lead, RenewableUK
Andy Knill, Aviation Technical Consultant, RenewableUK


40GW by 2030: Driving success through the Offshore Wind Sector Deal

Chair: Alicia Green, Aviation Policy Lead, RenewableUK

Group Capt. Nick Robson, Ministry of Defence
Danielle Lane, Director, Head of Market Development Offshore Wind & UK Country Manager, Vattenfall
Paul Cooley,  Aviation Workstream Sponsor, OWIC


Surveillance environment – Airspace and infrastructure 

Scene setters
Craig King, Airspace Modernisation LeadFuture Airspace, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) 
Giles Dickson, 
CEO, WindEurope
Adam Nevin, Innovation Lead, Trelleborg
Vince Savage, Technical Leader Wind Farm Impact Assessment, QinetiQ
Professor Chris Baker, Chair of Intelligent Sensor Systems, University of Birmingham






Friday 18 September 2020

Lighting and marking scene setter

Henrik Bendix Nielsen, Sales Manager, Terma A/S
Lesley McNeil,
Head of Wind Energy Policy and Development Energy Industries Division, Scottish Government Directorate for Energy and Climate Change
Samuel Hodgkinson, Squadron Leader, Ministry of Defence


UAS and helicopters scene setter

Rosanna Thomson, Aviation Directorate, Department for Transport
Robert Garbett, ACE20, BSI
Mark Balsdon, Head of Airline and Airspace Customer Management, NATS

Gorm Müller, 
Logistics Senior Lead, Logistics Operations & Regulations
Offshore, Ørsted

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Next steps for collaborative working: post-event report and action plan
Review of all the discussions from across the 2-days and next steps of the action plan. 

Alicia Green, Aviation Policy Lead, RenewableUK
Andy Knill, Aviation Technical Consultant, RenewableUK