KEYNOTE 1: The Floating Offshore Wind Energy Markets in France and in the U.S

NREL: Walt Musial

French Wind Energy: Matthieu Monnier

GE: Derek Stilwell

KEYNOTE 2: Demonstrations of Floating Technology

Naval Energies: Emmanuel Brochard

University of Maine: Habib Dagher

Principle Power Inc.: Dominique Roddier

Ideol: Thomas Choisnet

KEYNOTE 3: Research Initiatives and Testing Infrastructure

NYSERDA: Richard Bourgeois

WEAMEC: Philippe Baclet

Tufts university: Eric Hines

PANEL 1: Accelerating the Cycle of Innovation

UMass Amherst: James Manwell

Ecole Centrale of Nantes: Jean-Christophe Gilloteaux

University of Maine: Anthony Viselli


Ecole Centrale of Nantes: Sandrine Aubrun

D-ICE Engineering: Natalia Castro Casas

PANEL 2: Risk, Regulation, and Insurance of Floating Infrastructure

Swiss Re: Faris Nimri

ABS: Lars Samuelsson

AKROCEAN: Maxime Bellorge

Ideol: Bruno Geschier

LOC: R.V Ahilan

PANEL 3: Innovations in Floating Technology

Glosten-Pelastar: Kyle Beattie

Magellan: Jeff Kehne

CETEAL: Pascal Heisel

Atlantique Offshore Energy : Arnaud Salou

EOLINK: Marc Guyot

PANEL 4: Structural-geotechnical Interaction of Moorings of Floating Systems

University of Nantes: Franck Schoefs


NGI: Thomas Langford

LeBéon manufacturing: Matthieu Dujon

INNOSEA: Pierrick de Bélizal

Vryhof: Leopoldo Bello

Texas A&M University: Charles Aubeny

PANEL 5: Legal, Economic, and Technological Issues for Multi-use Offshore Development

UMass Amherst: Krish Sharman

UMass Amherst: Alison Bates

University of Nantes: Mathilde Touzé

University of Bretagne: Gaëlle Gueguen-Hallouët

UMass Boston: David Cash