13 - 15 May, 2019
Hotel Hafen, Hamburg, Germany

Agenda Day 1

9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration & welcome coffee

9:30 am - 9:45 am Chairperson’s welcome Matthias Stammler, Fraunhofer IWES

Matthias Stammler - Senior Engineer, Fraunhofer IWES
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Matthias Stammler

Senior Engineer
Fraunhofer IWES

9:45 am - 10:15 am Updates on regulation – standards - certifications

Oliver Michael Maier - Principal Engineer Mechanical Components, DNV-GL
Oliver Michael Maier, Principal Engineer, Mechanical Components, DNV-GL
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Oliver Michael Maier

Principal Engineer Mechanical Components
DNV-GL

10:15 am - 10:45 am Design concepts and specification for taper- and cylindrical roller bearings for gearboxes installed in the latest generation of multi-megawatt wind turbines

Mr. Ralf Petersen - Engineering Manager Industrial and Wind, NSK Europe

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Mr. Ralf Petersen

Engineering Manager Industrial and Wind
NSK Europe

10:45 am - 11:15 am Speed-Networking

11:15 am - 11:45 am Networking and refreshment break

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Tapered double inner bearing solution for wind main shaft 3 points support

Fréderic Platz - Principal Application Engineer Wind Energy, TIMKEN Europe
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Fréderic Platz

Principal Application Engineer Wind Energy
TIMKEN Europe

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm Avoidance of premature pitch bearing failures & lessons learnt – new designs for multi-MW turbines & field replacement

Werner Schröppel - Managing Director, IMO GmbH & Co KG
Wolfgang Schnapp - Head of Development, IMO GmbH & Co KG
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Werner Schröppel

Managing Director
IMO GmbH & Co KG

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Wolfgang Schnapp

Head of Development
IMO GmbH & Co KG

12:55 pm - 1:15 pm Single main shaft bearing raceway layout – cylindrical or tapered rollers?

Dr. Henrik Albertsen - Head of Application Engineering, IMO GmbH & Co KG
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Dr. Henrik Albertsen

Head of Application Engineering
IMO GmbH & Co KG

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Networking luncheon

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Finite element modelling of large slewing bearings

Florian Schleich - Technical Integrations Manager, Fraunhofer IWES
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Florian Schleich

Technical Integrations Manager
Fraunhofer IWES

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Intelligent use of field benefits from rotor bearing tests

Manuel Rettinger - Drive Train Engineering Business Unit Wind Industry Europe, Schäffler Technologies AG
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Manuel Rettinger

Drive Train Engineering Business Unit Wind Industry Europe
Schäffler Technologies AG

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Manuel Rettinger

Drive Train Engineering Business Unit Wind Industry Europe
Schäffler Technologies AG

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Eric Putnam

Team Leader Component Structure Testing
Force Technology, Denmark

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Networking and refreshment break

4:15 pm - 6:45 pm VISIT TO LARGE BEARING LABORATORY, Fraunhofer IWES

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm Chairperson closing remarks

Matthias Stammler - Senior Engineer, Fraunhofer IWES
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Matthias Stammler

Senior Engineer
Fraunhofer IWES

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Evening event