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BERA conference: Belgian innovation in wind energy

On 21 September 2017 the Belgian Energy Research Alliance (BERA) organises together with IBN Offshore Energy, Tweed and VLIZ a brokerage event to connect the scientific community with experts from the offshore wind industry.


Registration is free but mandatory. Please register on
Registration deadline: Friday 15 September 2017.

Date and location

Thursday 21 September 2017, 09:00-14:00
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Wandelaarkaai 7, 8400 Ostend, Belgium

Preliminary programme

  • 09h30 Opening of the doors with coffee
  • 10h00 Introduction
  • 10h15 Plenary Key-note by international speaker, Gijs van Kuik
  • 11h00 Flash presentations by expert researchers of different companies (among others Engie-Lab, 3E, IMDC, ATM-Pro, Fugro, DEME, Jan De Nul, Cathie Associates, Maintenance Partners, C-Power) and universities
    • 11h00 Site assessment
    • 11h15 Design phase
    • 11h30 Installation
    • 11h45 O&M and end of life
  • 12h00 Parallel table discussions
    • Site assessment
    • Design phase
    • Installation
    • O&M and end of life
  • 13h00 Closing
  • 13h15 Lunch including poster session

An organisation by

  • BERA
  • IBN Offshore Energy
  • Tweed
  • VLIZ