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SDI Global Floating Offshore Wind Conference
This two-hour virtual conference, organised by Scottish Development International, the Scottish Government’s international economic agency, will introduce Scotland’s capabilities in floating offshore wind to policymakers, project investors, developers and contractors worldwide.

Scotland is home to the world's first floating offshore wind farm - Hywind, and currently the world's largest floating offshore wind farm - Kincardine. In the year to March 2021, Hywind hit a new highest capacity factor record of 57.1% against a UK offshore wind average of around 40%.

You will hear from leading Scottish organisations working on driving down the costs of floating offshore wind, and how Scotland's first-class supply chain, ranging from substructure design and mooring, to dynamic cabling and fishing liaison, can support floating offshore wind projects in international markets.

Agenda

09.00-09.05
Introduction
David Rennie, Global Head of Energy, Scottish Development International

09.05-09.20
Cost reduction pathways for floating offshore wind
Paul O'Brien, Senior Development Manager, DeepWind Cluster

09.20-09.35
Commercialising floating offshore wind - Kincardine case study
Lord Nicol Stephen, Executive Chairman, Flotation Energy

09.35-10.35
Scottish floating offshore wind supply chain showcase

- Supply chain strategy: Ralph Torr, Programme Manager, ORE Catapult
- Substructure design: Mike Wilson, Chairman, Ecosse IP
- Mooring: Jason Guthrie, Naval Architect, First Marine Solutions
- Cable installation: Rob Lindsay, Business Development Manager, Global Offshore
- Cable protection: Ian Milne, Sales Manager - Renewables, Balmoral

10.35-10.50
Floating offshore wind and fisheries
Steven Alexander, Offshore Liaison, Scottish Fishermen's Federation

10.50-11.00
Closing remarks
David Rennie, Global Head of Energy, Scottish Development International

This webinar will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpreting available in French, Chinese and Japanese.

Jul 6, 2021 09:00 AM in London

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