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|08.15-09.00||Registration and exhibition opening
A1: RenewableUK and Chair Welcome
An introduction to the day’s event and proceedings.
|Session 2||The Past
A2: Asset Oracle: Case Study from a Cable Owner
Insights from 35 years subsea cable ownership and operation; monitoring and assessing cable state; evolution of subsea cable designs; ongoing issues.
A3: Cable Failures and Trends: Insurer’s Perspective
Cable failure trends – what can we say; key insurance considerations; all risk exclusions and why they matter; claims management and risk sharing amongst parties.
|Session 3||The Present
A4: Q&A with Key Stakeholders
Regulatory and licensing hurdles and enablers of projects; UK’s approach to developing subsea power cable projects; how projects are assessed; capacity market, cap and floor regime and other regulatory insights.
|10.50-11.10||Coffee, exhibition & networking|
A5: Measure Twice… Don’t Cut at all: Survey Session
How spending a little more on survey can pay off over the lifetime; latest developments in survey methodology and data collection; importance of qualitative geotechnical support prior construction; common challenges and lessons learnt.
A6: Installers Insights
Review of key drivers in the cable lay vessel sector; custom vessel vs. multi-role, the pros and cons; current and future trends; key future challenges.
A7: Leading Cable Design, Test & Manufacture
Why 66kV? An OEM’s take; latest developments in HVDC technologies; the challenges with dynamic cables, a floating perspective; integrated fibre optic power cable challenges.
|13.10-14.20||Lunch, exhibition & networking
|Session 4||The Future
A8i: Addressing Industry Challenges: Setting the Scene
Protect – Not a one size fits all solution
A8ii: Addressing Industry Challenges: Breakout Session
Breakout Session Moderators
|Session 5||Industry Outlooks|
A9: Pitch and Brew
5 minutes “hard sell” – strict time limit – 1 slide only!
A10: Financing Offshore Cable Projects
How industry and finance can cooperate to improve future projects for investment; an overview of capitalisation hurdles and assessment processes.
|16.50-17.00||A11: Closing Statement
Chairman’s summary of the event and overview of next steps.