Trade visitors to HUSUM Wind 2019 can look forward to an exciting conference and lecture program, as well as specialist seminars, workshops, and matchmaking formats. Here’s a brief overview:
HUSUM Wind, September 10-13, 2019, covers the entire value chain of the onshore and offshore industry in the areas of turbine construction, service, planning, financing and operation, plant components, and raw materials. Located in the middle of Germany’s largest wind-farm network between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, the trade fair offers a unique contact platform for the wind industry, characterized by practical relevance, networks that have grown over decades and an extraordinary personal atmosphere. HUSUM Wind is rounded off by the accompanying congress, forums, and matchmaking formats such as the international cooperation exchange HUSUM Wind Match (organized by WTSH and Enterprise Europe Network) for research institutions and companies, and the Windcareer job fair.
HUSUM Wind 2019 Congress
Current, application-specific and interdisciplinary topics will be presented at the HUSUM Wind 2019 Congress. The content spectrum includes digitalization, big data, technology, service topics, and new business models such as PPAs and legal issues. In addition, there will also be lectures in special areas such as innovation and materials research and computer security. The speakers come from the fields of industry, energy supply, certification and financing, IT, research, and science. These include OEMs with topics such as technological innovation and new services, digitalization and repowering.
Forums and lecture program
Opening day, September 10, already reflects the diversity of the program — with lectures on technical innovations in wind-turbine construction, repowering and dismantling or further use and PPAs, as well as press conferences by such organizations as RDRWind e.V., (Industrial Association for Repowering, Dismantling and Recycling of Wind Turbines). The Plarad Supplier Forum and the VDE-Verlag Forum will be on the second day of the fair. The latter will present high-end technology for the digitalization of wind turbines, including topics such as “Reprocessing of bearings and lubrication systems”, “Innovative rotor blade and tower drive systems,” and “Demand-oriented night marking.” A further highlight is the HUSUM Wind Innovation Day, curated by Dr. Sascha Peters of Haute Innovation, the Berlin-based future agency for materials and technology. There, trade visitors and exhibitors can inform themselves about innovative material technologies and new developments, especially with a view to the profitable continued operation of wind turbines. The forum organizer, watt2.0, will discuss hydrogen as a promising storage solution for excess wind power on Wednesday, and on the following day they will focus on sector coupling with “Mobility meets Renewables.”
On the third day of the fair, the lecture program will continue with practical, predominantly technical topics such as electrical engineering, maintenance and repair, and operational management and plant safety. Here, such organizations as TÜV Nord, ARGE Netz, and ENGIE will be presenting their projects. And, as usual, the last day of the trade fair will feature the Windcareer job fair, held under the motto “HR and Recruiting.” This is also reflected in the program with contributions on study and career opportunities and promising business fields in the wind- and renewable-energy sectors.
For more information on the congress program, go to https://husumwind.com/vortraege-und-events/kongressprogramm/
HUSUM Wind Match 2019
As part of HUSUM Wind, the Enterprise Europe Network is once again inviting exhibitors and visitors to a full-day b2b matchmaking event, the HUSUM Wind Match, on September 11. The international cooperation exchange is aimed at representatives of companies and research institutions from various fields including: research and development, installation and assembly, components and suppliers, new materials, project development, and operation and maintenance. This format offers participants the opportunity to discuss cooperation possibilities in a relaxed atmosphere and to expand their own international network. The Speed Dating format allows participants to quickly get to know various potential cooperation partners and establish business and research relationships. To date, about 52 participants have signed up for the matchmaking event, 25 of whom come from the international arena. For more information, go to: husum-wind-match-2019.b2match.io/home.
Windcareer Job Fair 2019
As always, the last day of the fair on September 13 will be dedicated to careers and education in the wind industry. About 30 companies and institutions will be presenting themselves at the Windcareer job fair at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the congress center. Together with eejobs.de, the ForWind Centre for Wind Energy Research is organizing an extensive program of lectures where interested parties can find out about jobs, training, and further education opportunities in the wind industry: Companies such as Vestas, Deutsche Windtechnik, and Denker & Wulf will be giving presentations about their working environment, and there will also be presentations about exciting courses of study in the wind industry. In addition, there will also be a job wall with details of potential employers, job vacancies, and a wide range of further training opportunities. There is also an opportunity to have professional CV photos taken directly on site.
Sports and cultural entertainment in Husum is provided by the diverse peripheral program during the trade fair days. Visitors and exhibitors are invited to join locals for entertainment and networking opportunities outside the exhibition halls, down in the town and around the harbor.
HUSUM Wind Trophy
On September 9, the day before the fair, a new milestone in the 30-year wind history will be celebrated on the golf course, when Innogy and THE BLUE join Messe Husum in inviting you to the 1st HUSUM Wind Trophy. The game format “four with selection drive” leaves plenty of time for informal networking on the course. The winner will receive the Wind Trophy Challenge Cup, which has been specially designed for this tournament. Register by August 30. For more information go to: husumwind.com/vortraege-und-events/events/husum-wind-trophy/.
On the first day of the fair, the traditional Windwanderer Festival takes place in the evening, where both fair attendees and Husum residents can stroll around the harbor and experience different musical genres in various locations. Whether “Homefield Four” in Husum Pub, “The Greyhounds” in the La Mer fish restaurant, “The Andersons” at Alex Kitchen, “Esther Jung” in the KulturKeller or “B.O.E.M. and Loopmilla” in the Speicher, there is something for all tastes. The festival begins at 7 p.m. on September 10 and is crowned with a firework display at 9 p.m. For more information, go to: husumwind.com/vortraege-und-events/events/windwanderer-festival/.
HUSUM Wind Run
“Faster than the wind” is the motto on the second day of the fair, September 11, at the HUSUM Wind Run. Starting at 7:30 a.m., a 7-kilometer run will take place for all sports enthusiasts — along the outer harbor, past shrimp cutters, ships, and sheep to the Dockkoog, the green beach directly on the North Sea. For registration information, go to: husumwind.com/vortraege-und-events/events/husum-wind-lauf/.
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