ORE Catapult is teaming up with Fraunhofer IWES, to host the VirtualWind IV online conference focusing on the current challenges for offshore wind energy in the North Sea. With sessions on rotorblade manufacturing, join us on the 1st of July to hear from a wide range of experts.
At the end of each presentation you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speaker using the chat function. Please note that this session will be recorded. Technical responsibility: ORE Catapult.
Event timings are in British Standard Time (BST) / Central European Summer Time (CEST)
9.00 a.m. (BST) / 10.00 a.m. (CEST)
Welcome: Prof. Andreas Reuter, Managing Director, Fraunhofer IWES and Andrew Jamieson, Chief Executive, ORE Catapult
Keynote: title tba
Prof. Dr.- Ing. Carsten Burchardt, Research Manager, Strategic Business Consulting, Siemens Digital Industries Software GmbH
Chaired by Dr.-Ing. Steffen Czichon, Head of Department Rotor Blades, Fraunhofer IWES
09:30 a.m. (BST) / 10:30 a.m. (CEST)
09:50 a.m. (BST) / 10:50 a.m. (CEST)
Industrializing Rotor Blade Manufacturing – Large Scale Research
Heiko Rosemann, Research associate, Fraunhofer IWES
10:10 a.m. (BST) / 11:10 a.m. (CEST)
Use of a digital machine twin along a multi-process chain for manufacturing support of large wind power components
Lars Windels, CEO, SWMS Systemtechnik Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
10:30 a.m. (BST) / 11:30 a.m. (CEST)
Additive Manufacturing of Wind Turbine Blade Core Materials
Dr. Peter Greaves, Research Engineer, ORE Catapult
10:50 a.m (BST) / 11:50 a.m. (CEST) Short Break
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (BST) / 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. (CEST)
Panel discussion with all participants
Optional: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (BST) / 12:45 p.m. – 13:45 p.m. (CEST)
Break out session
Expert session with Heiko Rosemann, Reasearch associate Fraunhofer IWES: interactive Q&A and virtual tour of IWES' BladeMaker Demo Center in Bremerhaven, Germany.