Topics and agenda

Wind farm operation and maintenance: Embrace the challenges


2016 agenda to follow


Owners, operators, service providers, suppliers, and industry experts share operational knowledge, experience and perspectives to benefit all conference participants.

The following topics will be covered during the SKF Wind Farm Management Conference 2016: 

  • The effect of future energy markets on wind O&M
  • Our challenges, our response - case studies
  • The good, the bad and the ugly of maintenance
  • How to extend lifetime of turbines and components
  • Invest now or pay later

Conference dates: 

19.04.2016 09:00 Beginning of conference
20.04.2016 13:00 End of conference 

Break-out sessions - Knowledge sharing:
Sessions where a smaller group out of the conference attendees will discuss specific subjects or aspects of the broad main theme. Topics for each session are defined and some initial questions are provided which might be worth a discussion. It's an opportunity for each participant to share experience, gain knowledge from others and drive the discussion actively. 
Planned break out sessions:
  • O&M on electrical components
  • The challenges of managing a fleet of different turbines
  • New supply chain challenges
  • Do's and Don'ts in O&M contract management
  • Maintenance strategy and execution
  • Drive train challenges related to bearing technology
  • Lubrication management
  • Big data management in O&M
  • Blade inspection
* Please note SKF reserves the right to change the agenda without notification
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