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Offshore Wind Energy 2017 brings you expert insight from the forefront of offshore innovation. Our packed conference programme is sure to excite, inspire and engage you. Don’t miss the conversations that will make offshore wind more powerful than ever. Join our conference: join the conversation!


Tuesday 6 June 2017

09:30-11:00 Opening session
11:00-11:45 Networking break, poster viewing and press conference
11:45-13:00 Offshore wind and the wider energy system
13:00-14:30 Lunch & poster viewing
14:30-15:45 Offshore wind market outlook Technology developments – scaling up and bringing costs down
15:45-16:30 Networking break & poster viewing
16:30-17:45 Market developments in China Offshore wind wakes: using operational data to improve models and reduce uncertainty Making today’s technology more competitive Ports: a cooperative approach to integration in the offshore wind supply chain
18:00-21:00 Networking reception


Wednesday 7 June 2017

09:30-10:45 Global market developments – Japan, Taiwan, USA Sensing offshore wind Integrating wind power – Software: Advances in control technology and software simulation for transmission and multi-connection grids New initiatives to improve health and safety
10:45-11:30 Networking break & poster viewing
11:30-12:45 Share Fair: Winning contracts in offshore wind Advancing technology by better design and validation Further reducing the costs of capital Learning from offshore wind incidents
12:45-14:15 Lunch & poster viewing
14:15-15:30 Working with your neighbours: cross-border in the North Sea & Baltic Modelling offshore wind Dealing with long-term price risks Improving planning of offshore wind farms & coexistence in increasingly busy seas
15:30-16:15 Networking break & poster awards ceremony
16:15-17:30 Tender design and good practice across Europe Innovative technology for offshore turbines O&M game-changers Using innovation to address consenting risk
17:30-18:30 Exhibition visiting time and stand parties
18:30-22:30 Gala event: river cruise on the Silver Sturgeon (separate ticket required)


Thursday 8 June 2017

09:30-10:45 Hardware: new technologies for offshore energy transmission and connection Making floating wind energy commercially competitive Installation challenges & solutions
10:45-11:30 Networking break & poster viewing
11:30-12:45 Offshore wind in the UK: the market and progress Design and analysis of floating wind turbines Making the most of synergies between oil and gas and offshore wind
12:45-14:30 Lunch & poster viewing

More information

For more information, please contact Lorenzo Morselli or Alice Rosmi, WindEurope Conference Programme Managers at