The conference Offshore Wind Operations/Science Meets Industry takes place in Bergen on the 10th of September, with more than 70 persons having registered for the event. Registration will be closed on the 4th of September. The conference takes place at Hotel Grand Terminus, Zander Kaaes gt. 6 and is hosted by Arena NOW and NORCOWE. Official media-partner of the event is Offshore Wind Industry.




0845-1000 Registration, coffee/tea, poster session

1000-1210 Morning session


Sheringham Shoal - experiences from installation & start-up, Jan-Fredrik Stadaas, Statoil

Lessons learned from recent cable installation projects, Stuart Duncan, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical

Coffee break/Poster session

Lessons learned from recent WTG installations, Martin Degen, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

A continuous hydraulic jacking system customized for High Performance Turbine Installation Vessel (HPTIV), Roy Martin Edvardsen, Aker Solutions

Decision support for installation of offshore wind turbines, Yngve Heggelund, Christian Michelsen Research AS

1210-1310 Lunch

1310-1600 Afternoon session

The potential of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) for wind energy related measurements, Joachim Reuder, University of Bergen

What do we want from University research in offshore wind energy? Per Hessellund Lauritsen, Siemens Wind Power A/S

Power prediction & trading information system for offshore wind farms, Geir Arne Mo, Aquiloz AS

Coffee break/Poster session

Main challenges for British offshore wind energy, Andrew Scott, Energy Technologies Institute

Offshore wind energy in Norwegian waters, Nils Henrik Johnsen, NVE (Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate)

The Crown Estate’s offshore wind cost reduction pathways study, Gareth Craft, The Crown Estate 

Oceanplug: a space open to the development of ocean renewable energy in Europe, João Cardoso, ENONDAS/REN

Closure and discussion

1600-1730 Buffet meal

1800-2100 Social event: Walk to Mount Ulriken (separate registration here)

Preliminary list of participants

Please contact the centre coordinator for any questions.


The Hotel Grand Terminus is close to both the train and the bus station, where the airport bus stops.
Please use booking code 3257700 in order to get NORCOWE special rate.



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