Topics and agenda

Take charge: Reduce, improve and develop


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Owners, operators, service providers, suppliers, and industry experts share operational knowledge, experience and perspectives to benefit all conference participants.
The following topics will be covered during the SKF Wind Farm Management Conference 2017:

  • Drivers for reduction of LCOE
  • Improve operational excellence
  • Development of service solutions
  • Development of services: Data intelligence

Conference dates: 

09.05.2017 09:00 Beginning of conference
10.05.2017 13:00 Ending of conference

Break-out sessions - Knowledge sharing:
Sessions where a smaller group out of the conference attendees will discuss specific subjects or aspects of the broad main theme. Topics for each session are defined and some initial questions are provided which might be worth a discussion. It's an opportunity for each participant to share experience, gain knowledge from others and drive the discussion actively. 
Planned break out sessions:
  • Future of Service: Role of OEM, ISP and Component manufacturer
  • End of warranty/end of contract: Best practices
  • Uptower vs downtower repairs
  • Health & Safety and Reliability vs pricing pressure
  • The impact of MW Turbines (3+) on service
  • Electrical balance of plant
  • Repair/refurbish vs replacement of core components
  • How to prepare for an aging asset portfolio
  • Run-to-failure vs. pro-active maintenance

SKF Technology Tour – 08 May 2017, Steyr Austria

Join us in our Steyr factory and get a unique view into reality. Walk, see and feel how our wind generator bearings are produced, how are bearing remanufacturing services are done, what seal solutions can improve your turbine life and what new wind products SKF is launching. 

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