The second of this year's sector showcase events will focus on composites in renewable energy. Composites UK is currently looking for speakers, table-top exhibitors and sponsors for the event.
10:00 Welcome and Housekeeping
10:05 An Introduction to Composites UK - Stella Job, Composites UK
Overview & Industry Standing
10:15 Overview of the Scottish Renewable Energy Sector - Jenny Hogan, Scottish Renewables
10:30 Challenges for Composites in the Offshore Wind Industry - John Ransford, KTN
10:50 Sailing into Wind Energy - John Walker, ACT Blade Ltd
Manufacturing and Design
11:50 Pultruded Components for Blade Sparcaps – An Assessment on Business Case and Technical Challenges - Rakesh Raj, STRUCTeam
12:10 The Low-Cost Development of a Niche 3kW Composite Wind Turbine Blade - Warren Leigh, High Peak Courses
12:30 Manufacture of Large Structures by Direct Infusion - Stephen Leonard-Williams, Composite Integration
Inspection, Repair and Recycling
13:50 The Inspection, Repair and Decommissioning of Wind Turbine Blades - Steven Lindsay, Renewable Advice
14:10 Is Wind Turbine Decommissioning an Opportunity for a More Circular Composites Sector? - Scott Bryant, Zero Waste Scotland
14:30 ORE Catapult and Tools to Improve Leading Edge Erosion Coatings - Dr. Kirsten Dyer, ORE Catapult
15:00 Quantitative Inspection of Wind Turbine Blades using UAV Deployed Photogrammetry - Kenneth Burnham, University of Strathclyde
15:20 Requirements for Robust Certification of Tidal Turbine Blade Fatigue Performance: Outlook for the Next Decade - Dr. Jeffrey Steynor & Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, University of Edinburgh
15:40 Closing remarks
Table-Top Exhibition Spaces
Table-top exhibition spaces are available at this event for a price of £275 + VAT for Composites UK members and £450 + VAT for non-members. This includes:
- One free delegate place with the option to purchase further places at a discounted rate.
- Furniture - table & chairs
- Social media posts by Composites UK announcing your involvement
- Your logo on the event flyers/e-shots/programme.
- An electricity point and wifi is to be confirmed at this time and cannot be guaranteed.
Partner Opportunities and other Sponsorship
Further sponsorship options such as delegate pack inserts, lunch sponsorship and more can be found in the brochure, here.
Are you a media outlet, association or other body with strong ties with the renewables sector? We are happy to form contra agreements with relevant organisations. Contact us for a no obligation chat.
Places can be booked via the link below. Please note that only one booking can be made at a time - please repeat the process if you would like multiple places ensuring that you fill in the delegate name field.
Composites UK Members: £105 + VAT (Login first to reveal discounted rate. Contact us with any issues).
Non Members: £165 + VAT
A discount code is available to members of:
Contact us for the code. This will discount the full price of £165 to £125.
This event has been approved for Professional Development by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.