Programme

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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
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