April 24th 2018

Berlin Conference: Offshore Wind Energy as part of the Energiewende (Energy Transition)

place: Humboldt Carré, Behrenstraße 42

Moderation – Klaus Stratmann, deputy head of the Handelsblatt parliament editorship

A translation of German presentations will be provided.

Day 1
24 Apr 2018


Registration and Coffee

welcome and keynote

Johann Saathoff
Prof. Dr. Martin Skiba
Klaus Stratmann

Future of the energy system

Panel discussion with
    - Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the General Executive Management Board, German Association of Energy and Water Industries
    - Dr. Patrick Graichen, Director of Agora Energiewende
    - Michaela Holl , teamleader in the unit for renewable energies at the European Commission, DG ENERGY
Michaela Holl
Stefan Kapferer
Dr. Patrick Graichen

Technological challenge: Constructing an offshore wind park

Arkona - Holger Matthiesen, Managing Director of E.ON Climate & Renewables Services
Nordsee One - Tim Kittelhake, CEO Nordsee One GmbH
Tim Kittelhake
Holger Matthiesen
12:45 - 13:45


Panel: International Markets and Regulation

Introduction and Panel chair: Jan Matthiesen, Director Offshore of the Carbon Trust

Understanding the Japanese Market
Koji Mitsukuri, Principal Researcher Ports & Harbours Association of Japan

Policy and Promotion of Offshore Wind Power in Taiwan
Wei-Hsien Lu, Manager Industrial Technology Research Institute Taiwan

Insights into National and State Offshore Wind Policies in the US
Ross Tyler, Manager Business Network Offshore Wind
Koji Mitsukuri
Jan Matthiesen
Ross Tyler
Wei-Hsien Lu
15:45 - 16:15

coffee break

Panel: Offshore innovation

Introduction and Panel Chair - Dr. Ing. Ursula Prall, Chairwoman Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie
Innovation in wind technology
Prof. Dr. Andreas Reuter Managing Director Fraunhofer IWES

The future is floating – Statoil’s experiences and ambitions with Hywind
Anne Marit Hansen, Project leader, Statoil

StEnSea project: Stored Energy in the Sea
Matthias Puchta, Head of Department Energy Storage Fraunhofer Institute IEE
Anne Marit Hansen
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Reuter
Dr. Ursula Prall
Matthias Puchta

Market of ideas

Time for Networking

Reception “future offshore”

Welcome and Findings of the Conference
Uwe Knickrehm

Discussion with the spokespeople from the German Bundestag

Dr. Andreas Lenz, CDU/CSU
Bernd Westphal, SPD
Dr. Ingrid Nestle, Grüne
Prof. Dr. Martin Neumann, FDP

*This schedule may be a subject to change