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This event was delivered in English.

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Tuesday, 16 March 2021
INTRODUCTION - Remarks from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
10:30 am - 11:15 amWelcome from the HM Ambassador to Lithuania, Brian Olley
Daiva Garbaliauskaitė, Vice Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
Timo Tatar, Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Edijs Šaicāns, Undersecretary of State, Latvian Ministry of Economics
PART 1 - Development of Offshore Wind Industry – UK’s Experience
11:15 am - 11:45 amUK’s journey to the World’s largest offshore wind market, Yuen Fan Cheung, Department for Business & Industrial Strategy BEIS
11:45 am - 12:05 pmBecoming a mature offshore wind market, which creates possibilities for low auction bidding prices and limited state support - the UK’s success story, Kate Freeman, Management Consultant, BVG Associates
12:05 pm - 12:25 pmPanel Discussion moderated by Dovile Greblikiene, Ellex Valiunas. With Yuen Fan Cheung from BEIS, Kate Freeman from BVG Associates, Aistis Radavičius from the Lithuanian Wind Energy Association, Lāsma Līvzeniece from the Latvian Wind Energy Association and Terje Talv from the Estonian Wind Power Association
12:25 pm - 12:35 pmCoffee break
PART 2 - Development of Offshore Transmission Grids
12:35 pm - 12:55 pmUK’s Offshore Wind sector: funding, future deployment and the progress in the grid transmission technologies, Ines Tunga, Practice Manager – Renewables, Energy Systems Catapult
12:55 pm - 1:15 pmAlternatives for offshore transmission grids: individual connections vs coordinated approach. Economically justified technical choice for the future of the UK offshore grid, Maksym Semenyuk, Consultant, Energy Markets & Technology, DNV
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmPanel Discussion moderated by Dovile Greblikiene, Ellex Valiunas. With Ines Tunga from Energy Systems Catapult and Maksym Semenyuk from DNV
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLunch break
PART 3 – Offshore Wind and Environment
2:00 pm - 2:20 pmMaintaining flexibility within consent of an offshore windfarm, Rick Campbell, Head of Offshore Markets, Natural Power
2:20 pm - 2:40 pmEnvironmental impact of offshore wind farms on marine habitat, fish, birds, mammals – UK’s lessons learned, Steve Bellew, Director, GoBe
2:40 pm - 3:00 pmMetocean measurement and understanding as an important factor running offshore wind projects, Robin Newman, Consultant Oceanographer, Fugro
3:00 pm - 3:20 pmSeabed movement – challenges in developing offshore wind farms – Ferenc Kis, Renewable Energy Business Development Director, RSK Europe and Dr Paul Doherty, Managing Director, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG)
3:20 pm - 3:40 pmPanel Discussion moderated by Dovile Greblikiene, Ellex Valiunas. With Rick Campbell from Natural Power, Steve Bellew from GoBe, Robin Newman from Fugro, Ferenc Kis from RSK and Dr Paul Doherty from Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd
3:40 pm - 3:45 pmFinal remarks and Close