Programme details for each day

© Heos Marine
© Heos Marine


Day 1
19 September 2018

10:45 – Registration & Coffee at the Quartz Conference Centre

11 :00 – BtoB meetings, organised by Enterprise Europe Network

13:00 – Light lunch buffet

14:00 – 3 Parallel Technical Workshops, departing from the Quartz Centre

  • Workshop 1: Floating wind projects with a complementary RDI ecosystem: the case of Eolink
  • Workshop 2: Alleviating technical risks to accelerate floating wind project development : the case of WPD and EOLFI
  • Workshop 3: Floating wind projects that meet their match in heavy industry infrastructures and resources : the case of Naval Energies and Port of Brest

19:00 – Return to the Quartz

20:00 – Social evening at Guip Shipyard, an excellent reputation in the building and restoration of wooden historic vessels, workboats and classic yachts.

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Day 2
20 September 2018

8:00 –Welcome Coffee at the Quartz Centre

8:30 –Welcome address

9:30 – Preliminary studies on pilot farm operation: feedback from international projects

10:30 – Coffee break

11:15 – Flash Pitch: “My French pilot farm in 300 seconds”, with a closing statement from a representative of the French Secretariat-General for Investment

12:00 – Lunch buffet

14:00 – Keynote talk: “Technological diversity of floating platforms and devices: choosing the right design for the right application”

15:45 – Coffee break

16:15 – Keynote talk: “Industrial-scale production: the current state of buyer-supplier relationships”

18:00 – Wrap-up and closing address

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Day 3
21 september 2018
Pays de la Loire

Morning: off the coast of Croisic

From 10h to 14h

A first in France: at sea to check out the first French floating wind turbine: FLOATGEN

12 nautical miles off the coast of Croisic, heading for SEM-REV, a multi-technology offshore test site operated by Centrale Nantes.

Afternoon: at Bouguenais

From 15h15 to 17h

Surrounded by research equipment unique in France: tour of the Pays de Loire IFSTTAR site

Drop off at Nantes Atlantique airport, the Nantes train station or return to Brest

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