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  • 1. www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference 2011 SAVE $450 April 5th-6th, 2011 The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel Detroit, Michigan Register now! apply robust lean manufacturing strategies to reduce costs and deepen supplier relations Why the Global Wind Turbine Supply Chain is Changing: Assess`` 25+ ExPERT what you need to do to prepare for an uncertain future; with a special focus on lean SPEakERS FROM: manufacturing, reducing inventory, flexible orders and realistic installation forecasts through the next 24 months Matching Supply to Increase Demand: Understand how OEMs need`` a consistent, reliable, durable and repeatable procurement process as their manufacturing scales up Latest Federal and State Policy Updates: Hear about the latest impacts`` on US wind turbine supply chain development and what’s set to affect your procurement and manufacturing efforts going forward Realize Real Benefits of Lean Manufacturing: Get to grips with the`` latest strategies to cut waste, minimize your inventory and reduce your costs to improve your company competitiveness in saturated areas of the market Location, Location, Location! Understand the robust process of`` analysis that OEMs and component manufacturers assess when selecting viable manufacturing locations Offshore Supply Chain Planning Insight: Discover how to set your`` business up to serve the rapidly emerging North American offshore market – How will your location & logistics planning and manufacturing timelines need to change? Prepare for Boom of ‘Post Warranty’ Procurement: Get the best advice`` from developers / owners about how you can offer component solutions direct to the growing wind turbine servicing industry OEM Plans and Predictions for Future Production: Hear insight from`` key OEMs on their production plans for the US wind market and their strategies to drive down turbine costs 5 REASONS YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT 1 Meet All the Leading US Wind Turbine OEMs 4 Benefit from 14+ Hours of in One Place Over Two Days Networking Giving You a Huge 2 Share the Experience of 250+ Targeted Chance to Make Vital Contacts Senior Level US Wind Supply Chain Attendees 5 Easily Become Your Company’s Conference Sponsor 3 Get Proven Business Boosting Tips from 25+ Recognized Wind Turbine Supply Chain Expert Relevant Wind Industry Expert Speakers PLUS Pre-Event Online Networking, Valuable Panel Sessions, Practical Working Group Discussions, Inspiring Keynote Speakers and much, much more… OPEN NOW for the FULL conference agenda
  • 2. DEVELOP LEaN MaNUFaCTURING STRaTEGIES TO GaIN a COMPETITIVE EDGE IN THE US WIND TURBINE SUPPLY CHaINYou already know that Wind Energy is an outstanding If your company want to be a significant wind energy This conference will equip you with more industry facts,long term bet for your business. You’ll also be acutely manufacturer in North America, attending the 2nd US strategies and data than you can harvest in months. Hearaware of the tough economic conditions over the last Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference, in Detroit, from the biggest names in the industry with exceptionaltwo years. Despite this the wind energy supply chain April 2011 will arm you with the business critical insight from the following industry leaders:is still – and will continue to be – a lucrative place to insight you need to seize your share of the market. - VP of Supply Chain Management for the Americasdo business. Region, Siemens Wind EnergyEven in a turbulent market place with tight funding The 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference - Sourcing Leader – Renewables, GE Energyover 6,500MW of new installations were delivered 2011 has been hand-crafted to give you exclusive - Director - Strategic Procurement, Accionain 2010. In order to continue to deliver – and grow insight into: - Supply Chain Director, Suzlon– these figures, suppliers and OEMs alike need to - VP Supply Management, Nordex USA 1. What OEMs are looking for to develop deeperadopt lean manufacturing and supply chain strategies relationships with long term suppliers - Strategic Procurement Manager, Mitsubishi Powerto ensure competitiveness for long term US market 2. How to cope with order fluctuations and demands Systems Americasdominance. for greater manufacturing flexibility Plus Senior Representatives from Invenergy, Timken,As you face increasing competition from European and 3. What are the OEM production plans for 2011 and Danotek, LM Windpower, SKF, Hansen Transmissions,Asian suppliers it is vital that you take positive steps 2012 Draka also confirmed to join the speaker line-up.now to build the relationships that will power yourbusiness forwards over the next 18 months. And what 4. How to reduce your risks with carefully selected Check out the full list of speakers enclosed in thean 18 months it could be with the economy recovering, strategic partnerships conference agenda…offshore wind coming into play and significant tech This unique 2-day conference will bring together “It attracted the right level of participationdevelopments. Make sure your business doesn’t miss international wind turbine OEMs, large-scale tier 1 from OEMs, the industry and suppliersout on this opportunity. component suppliers, manufacturing and logistics and covered very relevant topics.”Now is the time for wind turbine component suppliers firms, industrial manufacturers, raw materials,to become leaner, tighter, reduce waste, manage Kevin Hazel, Vice President – Supply Chain government bodies and supply chain experts to ensureworking capital, maintain margins and of course your business understands the challenges and is well Management for the Americas Region,quality. In short OEMs want to see you reducing non- placed to take advantage of this massive opportunity. Siemens Wind Powerproductive dollars! “It was a very unique format. It provided a great WHY WIND ENERGY UPDATE AREThe demand gap brought about by the financial crisis opportunity of being able to get face time with CONFIDENT THIS EVENT WILL DELIVERhas forced turbine component suppliers to downsize the OEMs which is often not possible at the – YOU TOLD US IT DOES!and refocus capacity. It is now critical to understandwhat production and inventory planning strategies larger shows. “ The feedback from our inaugural US Wind Turbine SupplyOEMs are using to avoid the ‘just in time’ approach Cathy Spencer, General Manager – Chain conference was exceptional. Companies previouslyto manufacturing and prevent late or even short Northern Plains Commerce Center, unaware of our conference expertise were surpriseddeliveries. Mallory Alexander International Logistics by the high calibre of speakers, the unique interactiveIf your company are searching for exclusive insight format and the amount of workable intelligence theyinto how to address these issues and more then you ESSENTIAL US WIND TURBINE SUPPLY were able to take away from the event.need to attend Wind Energy Update’s 2nd US Wind CHAIN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE FORTurbine Supply Chain conference, in detroit, on LONG TERM SURVIVABILITY “Thank you facilitating a GREAT CONFERENCE!!April 5-6 2011. It was the best run and most informative Wind The agenda for our 2nd US Wind Turbine conference Conference I have attended ever.”The 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain conference has been independently hand crafted to address yourhas been developed in collaboration with major Perry Wozney, Director – Strategic Procurement, industry needs – and we’ve worked hard testing theWind Turbine OEMs to specifically equip you with the Acciona Energy North America agenda with leading wind turbine pioneers to ensureinformation you need, provide practical solutions, and the quality and relevance of this conference for yourbuild the relationships you need to do business in this Unrivaled wind turbine supply chain information… business. otherwise unreachable networking opportunities…competitive arena. Turn the page now to see the full agenda for this year’s unsurpassed content quality and unbeatable valueTHE FOUNDATIONS FOR AN conference and you will see how your conference for money!OUTSTANDING 2011 – 2012 ticket will provide you with a mass of invaluable advice Our events are industry leading and places invariably sell that is critical to your business! It would literally take out quickly. Make sure you reserve your ticket today andBy the end of 2008, almost 50% of wind turbine you hundreds of hours and thousands of $$$s tocomponents for US installations were manufactured secure your leading position in the North American wind secure this information anywhere else. So make the turbine supply chain!domestically (source: AWEA), where component sensible decision and secure your ticket today!suppliers were hugely in demand. With the Sign up for your ticket todayinternational economic slowdown affecting the USwind energy market in 2010, suppliers are no longer in Call us now on 1800 814 3459 (US toll free);control, and OEMs have very high demands to meet. +44 207 375 7575 (rest of world)US wind turbine manufacturers are keen to source or book your place online at:locally, but need cost competitive, high quality products www.windenergyupdate.com/supplychainUSAfrom their suppliers. And US component manufacturersnow have to compete with the expertise of European We look forward to welcomingsuppliers, and cheap costs of Asian providers. you to Detroit in April 2011! The earlier you register, the bigger the discount! Call +1800 814 3459 or 44 (0) 207 375 7575
  • 3. VISIT THE WEBSITE: www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit READ THE TESTIMONIALS DELEGATE PROFILE AT OUR 2010 US WIND OF PAST US WIND TURBINE TURBINE SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE SUPPLY CHAIN ATTENDEESTier 2 - Mechanical, electrical, cabling, capacitors 30% “Thank you facilitating a GREAT Manufacturers - castings, forgings, machining 15% CONFERENCE!! It was the best run and most informative Wind Raw materials - Steel, fluids, coatings, composites 12% Job titles include: Senior Supply Chain Directors, Conference I have attended ever.” Tier 1 - Blades, towers, gearboxes, nacelles 12% Procurement / Purchasing Managers and Senior Sales Executives, Business Perry Wozney, Director – Strategic Procurement, Acciona Energy Economic development, government, not for profit 11% Development Directors and Heads of Strategy North AmericaPorts, logistics and contruction 8% The meeting place to do OEMs, developers, utilities 7% business with the most senior US supply chain executives “It was a great opportunity to learn about the US Wind Supply Analyst and consultants 5% Chain and to hear about the most concerning topics from an OEM point of view.” WORkING GROUP DISCUSSIONS Stephan Reithmann, Ingenics – INTERACT AND BRAINSTORM WITH YOUR INDUSTRY PEERS “The US Wind Turbine Supply Chain summit plays a critical role Integral to our 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain conference are our working group discussions which encourage productive, worthwhile and invaluable networking and in bringing key players together interaction with your fellow conference attendees and US supply chain professionals. to work on important industry Brainstorm, share best practices, compare solutions and pose questions to senior level issues. Every service provider OEM and Tier 1 executives relating to the most pressing supply chain issues affecting in this industry should attend the US wind turbine industry. and contribute to this important Our informal yet structured sessions will better equip process.” you with contacts, ideas and solutions to apply to your immediate supply chain challenges. Paul Brower, ATS Drilling, L.P. Brainstorm, share ideas and work directly with your fellow conference attendees with our engaging “It was the best event I have Working Group Discussions. attended for current industry Just book your conference ticket today! information and the opportunity to sit down with the OEMs and have group discussions.” NEW FOR 2011 James Moorman, EXCLUSIVE New Manufacturing CMC/BMC Utility Products Innovation Workshop “This was my first attendance at a Wind Energy Update event. The Gain exclusive insight into new manufacturing conference was well managed innovations and developments during this and created the opportunity hour long intensive workshop. Hosted to communicate directly with by the Michigan Economic Development key decision makers. I will Corporation, in conjunction with Kinetik certainly attend the next supplier Partners and the City of Detroit, realise conference!” how to apply manufacturing techniques as showcased by pioneering companies Pedro Dinis, Martifer-Hirschfeld developing cost effective wind technology Energy Systems solutions. Much more than a conference… sign up today for excellent online networking opportunities!
  • 4. REDUCE COSTS aND DEEPEN YOUR SUPPLIER RELaTION Market Predictions, LOCaL FOR LOCaL VS. GLObaL FOR OEM INSIGHT TO DEVELOP LOCaL – hOW tO OptIMIzE yOUR Developments and Trends for DEEPER SUPPLIER RELATIONS SUppLy ChaIN FOR GLObaL GROWth 2011 and Beyond • Calculate how to increase your changes to become a DEVELOpING DEEpER SUppLIER RELatIONSGROWING thE DOMEStIC US WIND reliable supplier in the wind turbine industry FROM thE DESIGN phaSE tO DELIVER COSttURbINE MaNUFaCtURING INDUStRy • Discover what parameters you need to assess when REDUCtIONS – aN OEM INSIGht• Understand interplay between domestic vs. foreign establishing long term partnerships with suppliers • Hear from a leading OEM on their strategy of when manufacturing – ease of access, quality and and how to realise whether their growth plans are in best to collaborate in the design phase of wind turbine transportation alignment with yours components – realise what innovations they are looking• Can North American manufacturers really compete on • Understand why suppliers need to be selective of for and the technical engineering you can bring to the price and quality with China and Asia? Review the stats their OEM partners and ensure that development table strategies work for customers and suppliers alike • Discover how best to approach OEMs with design • Ascertain the economic pros and cons of domestic sourcing and how to solidify your position against Hans Landin, Director – Process Industries OE & Wind innovations and who you need to target from their R&D growing Asian competition Energy, The Timken Company side rather than simply procurement• Assess what components are in demand or over • Get insight into how R&D collaboration can create better efficiency with exploration into core component capacity and review trends for local production vs. How to “lean” the Wind innovations foreign imports Turbine Supply Chain –Dan Shreve, Director, MAKE Consulting Kevin Hazel, Vice President – Supply Chain Management for Strategies, Developments and the Americas Region, Siemens Wind Power2011 US WIND tURbINE SUppLy ChaIN Progress SpECIFICatIONS, StaNDaRDS aNDMaRkEt FORECaSt aND UpDatE LEaN MaNUFaCtURING aND SUppLy CERtIFICatIONS – UNDERStaND What• Get a comprehensive analysis on turbine installations REqUIREMENtS tO MEEt FOR GLObaL ChaIN pRINCIpLES – UNDERStaND hOW and component manufacturing in the 2011 and 2012 US pRODUCtION market tO REDUCE WaStE IN yOUR SUppLy ChaIN • Get an assessment of the differences between current • Learn how shifts in the competitive landscape for wind • Realize what lean tools to incorporate into your North American vs. European Specifications and what turbine vendors will impact the supply chain manufacturing and business strategy by applying best convergences are developing• Get an overview of the policy drivers at the federal and practices from the automotive and industrial sectors • Realise which certifications you need to reference in your state level and how these are likely to shape the market • Get an expert guide into Six Sigma assessment of designs and manufacturing to raise your supplier status• Discover what fundamentals will influence growth of Bill Erdmann, BEW Engineering and DNV Renewables your current production and how to remove non the US wind market over the next 2-5 years including (USA) Inc. productive dollars whilst maintaining your margins transmission and natural gasMatt Kaplan, Senior Analyst – North America Wind Energy • Discuss what lean approaches you can apply to OEM pRODUCtION pLaNS, pREDICtIONSGroup, IHS Emerging Energy Research reduce costs including: automation technologies, negotiating with raw material suppliers and better aND FORECaStS – a paNEL DISCUSSION inventory management DEbatEpOLICy INSIGht – What NEXt FORFEDERaL LEVEL SUppORt OF thE US Natarajan Viswanathan, Cost Estimation Manager, Hear from top level OEMs on their future supply chainWIND MaNUFaCtURING INDUStRy? Clipper Windpower philosophies including;• Gain an overview of the current status of Federal • How they plan to cope with the unevenness of forecasting hOW tO COpE WIth ORDER future orders support in the US for wind manufacturers – and what FLUCtUatIONS aND DEMaNDS FOR more can be done to secure a clear Renewable Energy • What investments they are monitoring in relation to GREatER MaNUFaCtURING FLEXIbILIty Standard and Clean Energy Policy uncertain Federal financial commitment IN thE US WIND tURbINE MaRkEt• Get a State by State review on investment incentives • How they are reacting to pressures to drive down costs of and discover how to work within the current parameters • Understand what financial parameters OEMs are wind turbines looking for from their manufacturing partners to be• Benefit from insight into future federal support and able to flex capacity when required to meet orders • What you can do to make your company stand out as a realise how best to plan for it great supplier • Discuss how best to reduce lead times with Ed Weston, Director, Global Wind Network • What are their plans to service post warranty products? contingent planning to effectively deliver orders and OEM requirements Panellists include: Reducing the Risks of Perry Wozney, Director – Strategic Procurement, • Realize how you can react and ramp up production US Manufacturing quickly to respond to orders with better results for Acciona Energy North America you and your customer Natarajan Viswanathan, Cost Estimation Manager,StRatEGIC paRtNERING – hOW tO Clipper Windpower Perry Wozney, Director – Strategic Procurement,ENtER thE US MaRkEt thROUGh Acciona Energy North America Bob Veideman, Executive Sourcing Leader – RenewableMaNUFaCtURING paRtNERShIpS Energy, GE Energy• Get an assessment of successful joint ventures to date Matthew Carr, Strategic Procurement Manager, and realise the benefits of incorporating engineering and Mitsubishi Power Systems America strategic strengths whilst lowering risk, especially during Dan McDevitt, Vice President – Supply Management, uncertain times for new manufacturing or investment Nordex USA• Understand the complexities of strategic brokering Kevin Hazel, Vice President – Supply Chain Management for whilst delivering easier market entry the Americas Region, Siemens Wind Power• Discover how to review what makes the right Steve Spethman, Supply Chain Director, Suzlon partnership for your company based on cultural and Moderator: Dan Shreve, Director, MAKE Consulting technology synergies Followed by WORKING GROUP DISCUSSIONS where theMatthew Carr, Strategic Procurement Manager, audience can pose questions, scenarios and brainstormMitsubishi Power Systems America ideas with OEMs and other suppliers Register your place at: www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit
  • 5. NS WITH ROBUST LEaN MaNUFaCTURING STRaTEGIES Siting and Logistics Challenges SERVICING thE SERVICE MaRkEt – aN SUppLIER INSIGht paNEL SESSION: OEM’S pERSpECtIVE ON hOW bESt tO COSt REDUCtIONS, RELIabILIty aND Laid Bare CatER FOR pOSt WaRRaNty tURbINES MaINtaINING EXCELLENt qUaLIty LOCatION, LOCatION, LOCatION! • Gain knowledge into what strategies OEMs are • Review what new materials, innovations and • Hear from tiers 1, 2 and Raw Materials what they are developing to tackle the “after sales spare parts” developments are in the pipeline to create lower cost looking for in their ideal location and the variables process of component management for maintenance of components post warranty wind turbines • Discover what products component manufacturers companies have considered when planning their new manufacturing plants • Realize how fruitful this opportunity can be and how are developing to reduce the overall costs of WTG raw your company can help service and manufacture parts materials without negatively compromising on turbine • Realise the key drivers companies assess when looking • Understand the procurement process and need for performance to expand into the US market careful planning and inventory management to not over • Realize the risks and rewards associated with making a • Understand the stages and processes involved and why extend or under stock spare parts financial commitment to the wind sector in the US it’s important to choose the right location for the long Steve Spethman, Supply Chain Director, Suzlon • Discuss how best to retool your manufacturing facilities term rather than short term financial incentives and what major component providers are looking for Dan McDevitt, Vice President – Supply Management, from their suppliers Nordex USA Component Technology Panellists include: Innovations, Insight and Joseph Abbud, Director of Operations, NEW LOGIStICS SOLUtIONS – What’S thE FUtURE FOR RaIL, baRGE aND OthER Developments Danotek Motion Technologies MODES OF tRaNSpORt tO COpE WIth Hans Landin, Director – Process Industries OE & Wind WIND ENERGy MaNUFaCtURING R&D LaRGER COMpONENt SIzES? Energy, The Timken Company INItIatIVES - aDVaNCING tEChNOLOGy IN Mark Hoek, Director, Americas Orders Materials & • Get the latest on current trans and intermodal solutions pRODUCtION aND qUaLIty Logistics, LM Wind Power Blades to alleviate wind turbine supply chain logistics issues • Get insight into the latest programs researching Samuel S. Di Renzo, Director – Renewable Energy, • Review what specialized wind turbine transportation manufacturing innovations for blades and materials as SKF USA Inc solutions – including new equipment to cope with larger developed by the DOE and Sandia National Labs Mike Carlson, North Amercian Sales Manager, components – will be able to reduce costs and ensure • Realize the intricacies of non-destructive examination Hansen Transmissions smooth delivery of parts and what impact this can have on production timelines Dennis Anweiler, Business Director, Draka If you’re interested in speaking on this session, contact • Assess the effects of defects when trying to deliver Moderator: Ben@windenergyupdate.com high quality products and how best to mitigate them to Dan Radomski, Director, Kinetik Partners reduce waste, cost and time delays COpING WIth LOGIStICS ChaLLENGES • Understand what federal level support is available to – OEM INSIGht INtO What WORkS aND New Market Opportunities develop better Wind Energy R&D projects and what to DOESN’t WORk FOR thEM expect in the next 2 years – Manufacturing for the US • Harness the experience of OEMs whilst dealing with Roger Hill, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia Offshore Wind Market logistics issues and what has proven successful for National Laboratories them Mark Higgins, Wind Technology Viability Team Leader, US OFFShORE WIND SUppLy ChaIN • Understand what innovations they are looking for from Department of Energy pLaNNING – WhEN aND WhERE tO INVESt logistics solutions, and why flexibility on delivery and tO CapItaLIzE ON thIS EMERGING supply chain management is necessary to coordinate NEXt GENERatION COMpONENt OppORtUNIty assembly times INNOVatIONS – aSSESSING thE tEChNOLOGy ROaDMap FOR 2012 • Get the latest projections on how imminent a market Gary Kowaleski, Logistics Director, Suzlon opportunity the US Offshore wind industry will be for • Examine how best to redesign components to work the domestic OEMs and suppliers “cost out” from the R&D phase Manufacturing for the Post • Evaluate how best to assess your site location strategy, • Get a comprehensive technology road map on the logistics planning, and large scale manufacturing Warranty Market evolution of component design operations • Understand how developing products specifically • Calculate what the offshore wind market will mean for pOSt WaRRaNty pROCUREMENt designed to overcome technical problems (such as OEM product developments and the impacts this will ChaLLENGES – DEVELOpER/OWNERS castings that mitigate system loads) will improve have on new component design INSIGht INtO MaINtENaNCE SUppLy your chances of securing wind turbine manufacturing ChaIN ISSUES • Discuss what new technology and machinery contracts capabilities will be necessary to capitalize on this • Get to grips with the challenges Developers/Owners are Dan Radomski, Director, Kinetik Partners profitable manufacturing opportunity facing when looking to maintain their post warranty wind Speaker tbc farms and procure new parts for scheduled and non- scheduled maintenance • Discuss the services Developer/Owners need to maintain post-warranty wind farms • Hear how Developer/Owners are tackling inventory and storage issues • Understand the qualification processes that Developer/ Owners go through to realize which suppliers are best to work with Utopia Hill, Manager – Procurements & Supply Chain, Invenergy Team discounts: contact us directly on +44 207 375 7575 for more info!
  • 6. The meeting place to do business with leading wind energy OEMs and suppliers Network with the key decision makers that will make a The best way difference to your 2011 and 2012 order books. Check out just to network… some of the attendees from our 2010 US supply chain event… …is with FREE drinks! Acciona Energy North Danfoss Silicon Power IHS Emerging Energy Nordex USA Ryerson Steel Company America Research At the end of the day on Deloitte Consulting North Dakota Sawe Advanced Manufacturing Demmer Corporation Illinois Finance Authority Department of SAWE USA April 6th you’ll have the Institute Ingersoll Machine Tools Commerce Sequoia Capital opportunity to get face Department of Energy All-Pro Fasteners Ingeteam Energy North Iowa Corridor EDC Shell Lubricants Deublin Company time with all delegates, Alro Steel Corporation Northern Power Systems SHW Casting DIAB Sales Integra Castings speakers and sponsors. AmerCable Incorporated NTN Bearing Corporation Technologies DMI Industries Invenergy American Electric O’Neal Steel Siemens Energy Make the most of our Dokka Fasteners Iowa City Area Technologies Siemens Wind Power networking drinks party. Draka Development Group Oregon Business American Roller Bearing Development SKF USA Company Earnest Machine Jiangsu Jixn Wind Build new business Products Energy Technology Department Sumitomo Corporation Ameron Wind Towers Port of Galveston of America relations that will make Division Energy Composites Kaydon Corporation Corporation Port of Milwaukee The Timken the conference all the ASC Capacitors Kinetik Partners Corporation Ashland Performance Eskom Kocsis Brothers Machine Ports America more worthwhile! TMO Global Logistics Materials Fairfield Manufacturing Latrobe Specialty Steel Precise Tool & TNE International ATS Drilling Company Manufacturing Lincoln & Logan Toho Tenax America Avanti Wind Systems Franklin Development County Development Professional Logistics Group Trinity Structural Bayer MaterialScience Fritz Schur Energy Partnership Towers Global Data MAKE Consulting Quebec Government Bismarck Mandan UK Trade & Investment Global Wind Network Office Development Martifer-Hirschfeld Ventower Industries Association Gonvarri Wind Towers Energy Systems RBC Bearings Windurance City of New Hampton Gray Construction Mitsubishi Power REpower USA Wurth Industry Clipper Windpower Hansen Transmissions Systems Americas Rexnord Industries Zarges Aluminum Composites One International MN Department of Roland Berger Strategy Systems Consulate General of Harvey County Economic Employment and Consultants Zenkung Forging Canada Development Council Economic Development Romax Technology ZF Services North DHL Hempel Mortenson Construction RWE Innogy America READ WHAT OUR 2010 WHY YOU CAN’T MISS OUT ON THIS ATTENDEES THOUGHT… UNBEATABLE OPPORTUNITY!“ Great interaction between OEMs and suppliers and a“must attend” event for anyone looking at being a partof the wind industry in the US. ” 1 CONNECTIONS -supply the best ofbe attending the US Wind turbine Only chain will the best fromMarcus taylor, Market Research analyst, Gray Construction 2 FACTS –facts about the US presentationsindustry on the true Solid, hard hitting Wind turbine filled with“ Very impressive program. I came away with good progress made and the steps needed to push forwardcontacts and good ideas. Thank you for organizing it. ”Sidney Salvadori, trade Commissioner,Consulate General of Canada 3 INSPIRATION –your peers insights through lively discussion with Get fresh 4 PRACTICAL IDEAS – Hear the best tips, help you in and practical knowledge that will directly strategies your day-to-day work 5 SAVE TIME – How long would it take forticketmeet all the industry’s leading players? Buy a you to this summit and meet them all in just two days keep track on the latest updates. Visit www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit
  • 7. www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference 2011 SAVE $450 April 5th-6th, 2011 The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel Detroit, Michigan Register now! THIS IS YOUR UNIqUE CODE THAT SAVES YOU $50* Just enter it online, quote it when book over the phone or in your email Code: ONLINEBR Intelligence Pass Business Pass Basic Pass • Access to all presentations and exhibition • Access to all presentations and exhibition • Access to conference • Networking evening drinks reception on day one • Networking evening drinks reception on day one • Networking evening drinks reception on day one • Lunch and refreshments • Lunch and refreshments • Lunch and refreshments • Access to presentation slides after the conference • Access to presentation slides after the conference • ccess to eNetworker (online delegate list and A + Access to eNetworker (online delegate list and meeting planner) meeting planner) + Access to audio recordings from every session + Access to audio recordings from every session (worth $595) (worth $595) PLUS! Exclusive Operations and Maintenance report from Wind Energy Update (worth $1495) Full price - $2,990 Full price - $1,795 Full price - $1,695 Book before 4th March Save $200 Book before 4th March Save $200 Book before 4th March Save $200 Book before 4th February Save $400 Book before 4th February Save $400 Book before 4th February Save $400Mr / Mrs / Ms / Dr: Full name: Choose one of the following payment options:Company: Position/Title: I enclose a check/draft for: $ ________________Telephone: Fax: (payable to FC Business Intelligence Ltd)Email: Please invoice my company: $ ________________Address: Purchase Order No.:__________________________Post Code: Country: Please charge my credit card: $ ________________ 5 simple, safe and secure ways to book Amex Visa Mastercard Credit card number: Online: go to www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit Expiry date: email: register@windenergyupdate.com Security Code (3 digits on the back of the card): Call: +44 (0) 207 375 7575 or 1800 814 3459 (USa) Name on card: Fax: this form to +44 (0) 207 375 7576 or 1800 814 3460 (USa) * mail: this form to Wind energy Update, 7-9 Fashion Street, london, e1 6Px, UK Signature:TERMS & CONDITIONS Places are transferable without any charge. Cancellations before March 5th 2011 incur an administrative charge of 25%. If you cancel your registration on or after March 5th 2011 we willbe obliged to charge you the full fee. Please note – you must notify FC Business Intelligence Limited (holding company of Wind Energy Update) in writing, of a cancellation, or we will be obliged to charge you the full fee. The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program without notice. All prices displayed are exclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated but, VAT will be charged, where applicable, at the prevailingrate on the invoice date and the relevant details will appear on the invoice. FC Business Intelligence Limited takes every care to ensure that prices quoted are correct at time of publishing however,bookings will only be accepted if there is no material error in the price advertised on the website. Fax this form to 1800 814 3460 (US only)
  • 8. www.windenergyupdate.com/detroit 2nd US Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference 2011 SAVE $450 April 5th-6th, 2011 The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel Detroit, Michigan Register now! apply robust lean manufacturing strategies to reduce costs and deepen supplier relations Why the Global Wind Turbine Supply Chain is Changing: Assess`` 25+ ExPERT what you need to do to prepare for an uncertain future; with a special focus on lean SPEakERS FROM: manufacturing, reducing inventory, flexible orders and realistic installation forecasts through the next 24 months Matching Supply to Increase Demand: Understand how OEMs need`` a consistent, reliable, durable and repeatable procurement process as their manufacturing scales up Latest Federal and State Policy Updates: Hear about the latest impacts`` on US wind turbine supply chain development and what’s set to affect your procurement and manufacturing efforts going forward Realize Real Benefits of Lean Manufacturing: Get to grips with the`` latest strategies to cut waste, minimize your inventory and reduce your costs to improve your company competitiveness in saturated areas of the market Location, Location, Location! Understand the robust process of`` analysis that OEMs and component manufacturers assess when selecting viable manufacturing locations Offshore Supply Chain Planning Insight: Discover how to set your`` business up to serve the rapidly emerging North American offshore market – How will your location & logistics planning and manufacturing timelines need to change? Prepare for Boom of ‘Post Warranty’ Procurement: Get the best advice`` from developers / owners about how you can offer component solutions direct to the growing wind turbine servicing industry OEM Plans and Predictions for Future Production: Hear insight from`` key OEMs on their production plans for the US wind market and their strategies to drive down turbine costs 5 REASONS YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT 1 Meet All the Leading US Wind Turbine OEMs 4 Benefit from 14+ Hours of in One Place Over Two Days Networking Giving You a Huge 2 Share the Experience of 250+ Targeted Chance to Make Vital Contacts Senior Level US Wind Supply Chain Attendees 5 Easily Become Your Company’s Conference Sponsor 3 Get Proven Business Boosting Tips from 25+ Recognized Wind Turbine Supply Chain Expert Relevant Wind Industry Expert Speakers PLUS Pre-Event Online Networking, Valuable Panel Sessions, Practical Working Group Discussions, Inspiring Keynote Speakers and much, much more… OPEN NOW for the FULL conference agenda