Programme 

Event: Circular Economy in the Wind Sector
Date: Tuesday 29 June 2021
Time: 9:00 - 15:10 BST
Location: Virtual
Event Hashtag:  #CircularWIND

TIME                         TITLE & speakers
09:00 - 09:10

Introduction

Hosts Kate Russell and Alex Louden introduce themselves and the event


09:10 - 09:30

Keynote addressHuub den Rooijen

Huub den Rooijen
, Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure, The Crown Estate, and ORE Catapult Board Member 


09:30 - 09:45

Priorities for the UK wind industry and policy


In conversation with:Huub den Rooijen

  • Huub den Rooijen, Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure, The Crown Estate, and ORE Catapult Board Member
    Melanie Onn RenewableUK
  • Melanie Onn, Deputy Chief Executive, RenewableUK

  • Dr Steven Wyatt, Director of Research and Disruptive Innovation, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) CatapultSteve Wyatt

 
09:45 - 10:15

Driving clean technology supply chains
Will Drury

  • Professor Will Drury, Challenge Director, Driving the Electric Revolution, UK Research and Innovation
 

10:15 - 10:45

The zero-waste ambition for offshore wind 
Allan Korsgaard Poulsen

  • Allan Korsgaard Poulsen, Head of Advanced Structures and Sustainability, Vestas
 10.45 - 11.15

Closing the Blades Recycling Gap
Torben Jacobsen

  • Torben K. Jacobsen, Senior Director,  Advanced Technology Systems
11.15-11.25 Coffee Break
11:25 - 11:55

Emerging technologies – how do they apply to wind?
Graeme Cruickshank

  • Graeme Cruickshank, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Centre for Process Innovation
11:55 - 12:15

Blades: Livelink to ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre
peter greaves

  • Dr Peter Greaves, Senior Research Structural Engineer, ORE Catapult 

  • Lorna Bennet, Project Engineer, ORE Catapultlorna bennet

12.15 - 13:00

SME Corner

Founders of three disruptive companies in the circular economy discuss their ground-breaking approaches with the event hosts:Andrew Hine

  • Andrew Hine, Executive Director, Greenspur

  • Gordon Mina, Head of Sales, Renewable Parts

  • Tom Birbeck, Founder and CEO, ARC Marine
13:00 - 13:30

Beyond Recycling: Moving operations up the zero waste hierarchy
Anne Velenturf

  • Dr Anne Velenturf, Research Impact Fellow in Circular Economy, University of Leeds

  • Callie Babbitt, Associate Professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute for TechnologyCallie Babbitt headshot2
13:30 - 13:45 Coffee Break
 13.45 - 14.15

All about minerals - ensuring sustainability 
Ross Jaggers

  • Ross Jaggers, Programme Manager, Royal Society of Chemistry
14:15 - 15:00

Close-Out: Panel discussion 
Graeme Cruickshank

  • Graeme Cruickshank, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Centre for Process Innovation

  • Dr Steven Wyatt, Director of Research and Disruptive Innovation, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) CatapultSteve Wyatt

  • Dr Anne Velenturf, Research Impact Fellow in Circular Economy, University of Leeds
    Anne Velenturf
  • Allan Korsgaard Poulsen, Head of Advanced Structures and Sustainability, Vestas

    Allan Korsgaard Poulsen

15:10

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