Institut für Energietechnik (IET)
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The Second Swiss Wind Energy R&D Forum ONLINE EVENT

Swiss technology meets wind energy online!

Don’t miss out on this second edition of The Swiss Wind Energy R&D Forum in Rapperswil on Sep. 16th, 2020, which we are holding entirely online this year! An exciting combination of key-note interviews, audience Q&A and interactive group work will excite and inspire you*.

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PROGRAMME:

09:00-09:15 Welcome and introduction

Dr. Sarah Barber, president of The Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network

Part 1: Inspiration

09:15-09:25 Key-note interview topic 1: smart measurement technology

Mattia Boccolini, DNV GL

09:25-09:45 Podium and audience discussion topic 1:

“How can smart measurement technology be applied effectively in the wind energy industry?”

With: Mattia Boccolini, DNV GL; Prof. Eleni Chatzi, ETHZ; Dr. Michele Magno, ETHZ; Dr. Andrin Landolt, streamwise gmbh, Dr. Martin Fengler, Meteomatics

09:45-09:55 Key-note interview topic 2: machine learning and AI

(tbd)

09:55-10:15 Podium and audience discussion topic 2:

“How can machine learning and AI be applied effectively in the wind energy industry?”

With: Anton Kaifel, ZSW; Prof. Guido Schuster, HSR; Bernhard Brodbeck, WinJi AG; Dr. Angela Meyer, ZHAW; Luisa Münter, nateco; Dr. Imad Abdallah, ETHZ.

Part 2: Innovation

For each break-out discussion, the participants will be split into random groups of 4-5 people and lead through a discussion via a Google Form (different groups each time)

10:15-10:30 Break-out discussions round 1: "Challenges in the wind energy industry"

10:30-10:45 Break-out discussions round 2: "Smart technology solutions"

10:45-11:00 Break-out discussions round 3: "Machine learning and AI solutions"

11:00-11:15 Break-out discussions round 4: "How can Swiss innovators break into the international wind energy industry?"

11:15-11:30 Networking break

Time for participants to chat to other participants and the panel members / key-note speakers.

11:30-11:45 Summary of discussion results and closing

Dr. Sarah Barber, president of The Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network

 

*The one-minute presentations and poster sessions will be back next year.

Why attend?

This event provides a unique networking opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between industry and research in the international wind energy sector. The online format will be focused on interacting with other participants and the key-note speakers.

For companies:

  • Learn about the capabilities of Swiss research institutes in the area of wind energy.
  • Learn about the capabilities of Swiss research institutes in relevant areas such as machine learning, big data, weather predictions and composite manufacturing.
  • Meet potential research partners for exciting new R&D projects.
  • Discuss ideas and challenges with your peers.

For research institutes:

  • Find out what other Swiss research institutes are doing in the area of wind energy.
  • Start new collaborations with other Swiss research institutes.
  • Understand more about the real needs of the wind energy industry.
  • Meet potential industry partners for exciting new R&D projects.
  • Discuss ideas and challenges with your peers.
  • Develop new ideas, innovations and spin-offs.

Impressions from The First Swiss Wind Energy Forum 2019

Click here for impressions from The First Swiss Wind Energy Forum 2019, which took place last year with 70 attendees from the industry (including BKW, ABB, WinJi, Skypull, Sulzer&Schmid, Sika, SKF, Liebherr, Meteotest and more) and academia (including ETH, EPFL, HSR, FHNW, ZHAW, CSEM and more), 3 brilliant key-note speakers and 30 diverse one-minute presentations with posters and product demos.

Organisational Committee

Financial support

Contact

Dr.-Ing. Sarah Barber
Oberseestrasse 10
CH-8640 Rapperswil SG
+41 (0)55 222 42 62

sarah.barber(at)hsr.ch