This year Offshore WIND Conference will boast two chairmen who will be guiding and moderating the sessions while also offering their vision on the challenges and opportunities on the road ahead. A first for the event.
Chairman day 1: Bent Thambo Jensen, CCO, Ziton
Ziton is a specialised operations and maintenance service provider to offshore wind farm owners and turbine manufacturers.
Bent Thambo Jensen will be shedding light on the challenges to be face short term in the road up to 2023. Chairing the day which includes sessions on cannibalization of the electricity market, human capital, trial and triumph in bidding systems and upcoming talent.
Chairman day 2: Mike Blanch, Associate Director, BVG Associates
BVG Associates form renewable energy consultants focusing on wind, wave and tidal, and energy systems. Mike Blanch will guide delegates in forecasting the future up to 2050 an beyond through topics on reading the future map, oil – gas and wind: friend or foe and space meets wind.
Other speakers during Offshore WIND Conference:
Pieter van Oord, CEO, Van Oord
Bent Christensen, Vice President, Siemens Gamesa
Rene Peters, Director Gas Technology, TNO Energy
Jan Rispens, Managing director, Renewable Energy Hamburg
David Molenaar, Country Division Head Wind Power, Siemens
Lars Kristensen, Senior Vice President Wind & Renewable Energy, Bladt Industries
Paul Boumans, Commercial Director, Falck NL
Michael van der Heijden, Founder, Amsterdam Capital Partners
Leo de Vrees, Senior Advisor, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
Max de Feber, Student Offshore & Dredging Engineering, Delft Technical University
Jasper Vis, Country Manager, DONG Energy Netherlands
Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department for Ports and Offshore Technology, DHI Group
Christoph Mertens, Executive Counsel pan-EU Renewable Energy Business Developments, Sumitomo Deutschland
Daiva Matoniene, Rapporteur on revised renewable energy directive and the internal electricity market, European Committee of the Regions
Rita Rinaldo, Head of Institutional Projects Section / acting Head of markets and partnerships office, European Space Agency
Davide Coppela, Downstream Business Applications Department, European Space Agency
Simon Dilks, Head of Nuclear and Renewables Innovation Department, Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), United Kingdom
For more information or to book your seats go to www.offshorewindconference.biz.
The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector over the next ten years and beyond.
OEEC is one of Europe’s leading offshore energy events. It is unique in bringing together the oil & gas, offshore wind and marine energy industry.With the industry in transition, OEEC offers offshore energy professionals the ideal meeting place to network, discuss and learn about the future of energy. OEEC 2017 will be held at Amsterdam RAI on October 9, 10, 11, 2017.