ESTA is the leading European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry.

Programme 

THE CONFERENCE WILL COMMENCE AT 09:30

 

CONFERENCE MODERATOR

Alex Taylor, television and radio broadcaster

 

0945 

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS: MOVING FROM DEBATE TO DELIVERY


09:45 

TRENDS AND KEY ISSUES IN THE

ON-SHORE WIND INDUSTRY – PEOPLE, TECHNOLOGY AND MARKETS

Uwe Sarrazin, Chairman, VDMA Safety Culture Working Group and Head of Global Education and Learning, GE Renewable Energy.


10:10 

REDUCING ACCIDENTS DURING LIFTS AT ON- SHORE WIND FARMS; CAUSES, SOLUTIONS AND BEST PRACTICE 

Klaus Meissner, Director, Competence Center Engineering Systems, Product Safety and IPM Terex Cranes and President, Mobile Cranes Product Group, FEM.


10:50 QUESTIONS


11:00 COFFEE


11:20 

DEVELOPING BEST PRACTICE; TRANSPORTATION, PLANNING AND SITE CONDITIONS

David Collett, President of ESTA, Managing Director, Collett & Sons


11:40 

RAISING STANDARDS - PRODUCTIVITY, INNOVATION AND WHAT CLIENTS WANT FROM THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS

Steffen Ripke, GE Renewable Energy


12:05 

A VIEW FROM THE FRONTLINE: PERSPECTIVES FROM A LEADING CRANE AND TRANSPORT COMPANY

Speaker to be confirmed


12:30 QUESTIONS


12:45 LUNCH


13:30 

WHY ESTA’S NEW EUROPEAN CRANE OPERATORS LICENCE WILL BOOST TRAINING AND SAFETY

Ton Klijn, ESTA Director.


14:00 

PROJECT LOGISTICS AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ONSHORE PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

Hans Henrik Grøn, Logistics Director, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


14:25 

COOPERATION AND INNOVATION IN WIND TURBINE TRANSPORTATION

Lars Schödt, Area Manager and Member, Wind Expert Group, Tii Group


14:50 QUESTIONS


15:00 TEA


15:20 

THE GERMAN EXPERIENCE:  INFRASTRUCTURE, PERMITS AND THE IMPACT OF THE BSK’S WIND FARM CONSTRUCTION BEST PRACTICE GUIDE

Marcus Wübbelmann, BSK and Managing Director, Sommer Digital Transport Solutions


15:45 

THINKING DIFFERENTLY - TOWER CRANE SOLUTIONS

Robert Strohmaier, Project Manager for Tower Cranes, Liebherr Werks Biberach


16.15 

CREATING A SAFETY CULTURE – BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN BOARDROOM AND SITE

Speaker to be confirmed


16:40 

PANEL DISCUSSION:

BEST PRACTICE GUIDES – WILL THEY LEAD TO REAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND CAN THEY BE ENFORCED?

Panel members to be confirmed


17:15 DRINKS AND CANAPÉS RECEPTION


ESTA and FEM Experts Summit has been made possible by: