Geotechnical Developments in US Offshore Wind

Starts: Wed, Jun 17, 2020 7:30 AM
Ends: Wed, Jun 17, 2020 5:00 PM
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On behalf of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) Offshore Site Investigations and Geotechnics (OSIG) Subcommittee and the University of Massachusetts (UMass), Amherst, we invite you to attend a full day seminar titled “Geotechnical Developments in US Offshore Wind” to be held on June 17, 2020, at the University of Massachusetts Club in Boston, Massachusetts. The US offshore wind industry is rapidly growing, and this event provides an opportunity for engineers and researchers to interact and learn about the latest development in offshore geotechnics related to offshore wind in the US. 

The full day seminar comprises four sessions focused on the following themes:
  1. Developments in the US offshore wind market
  2. Advanced in integrated site characterization
  3. Optimized design and installation of foundations
  4. Interaction between research and industry
Speakers will comprise key figures across academia and industry, including developers, consultants, contractors, and government agencies. Confirmed speakers as follows:

Don DeGroot, University of Massachusetts
Bob Gilbert, University of Texas
Dan O'Connell, BOEM
David Maloney, DNVGL
Matt Palmer, WSP
Andrew Cooper, Fugro
Kevin Smith, Fugro
Ismail Torres, Cathie Group
Victor Taboada, Fugro
Maarten Vanneste, NGI
Kris W. Andersen, Ørsted
Sanjay Arwade, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Bob Stevens, Fugro
Chuck Aubeny, Texas A&M University
Zack Westgate, NGI
Kris Andersen, Ørsted 
Proserpine Peralta, Fugro
Chris Baxter, The University of Rhode Island
Per Sparrevik, NGI
 
The seminar begins at 7:30 AM with a light breakfast and registration, with opening presentation at 8:00 and concluding at 5:00 PM.  Lunch and light refreshments will also be served. 

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University of Massachusetts Club

1 Beacon St 32nd floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108, United States
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