Organizers of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), which takes place 13-14 October 2015 in Amsterdam RAI, have established a special Conference Advisory Board.
The Conference Advisory Board, that has been assembled for OEEC for the first time, is composed of offshore professionals with at least ten years work experience in the offshore industry. The Board will assists the organization in identifying the key challenges and issues in the offshore sector. This way, the best master classes, panels, and technical sessions can be offered, and the conference program will be streamlined with present developments.
The Conference Advisory Board consists of: Ralph Dazert, Analyst, Netherlands Maritime Technology; Pascal Ferier, Director, Enersea B.V.; Joop Slager, New Ventures Manager, Wintershall Noordzee B.V.; Ruud Liem, Business Development Manager, IRO; Robert Plat, Principal Consultant Offshore, Royal IHC; Jan Prins, Director Business Development , Siemens; John Spee, Project Manager, Development Company Holland North; Guido van den Bos, Regional VP Operations Europe and Sub Saharan Africa, NOV; Nick Waterdrinker, Partner, Energizing Business Group; Gert Jan Windhorst, Deputy Secretary General, NOGEPA; and Eric van Ewijk, Asset Manager, EBN.
It is intended that the Conference Advisory Board members will serve for no more than two years, ensuring a regular breath of fresh air to guarantee high quality.
Guido van den Bos from NOV, said: “I want to be an integral part of a dynamic group of experienced industry colleagues.”
“I expect, together with the Board, to lift the Offshore Energy 2015 Conference to an even higher level by suggesting current topics and difficulties in the industry, and to provide an effective, safe, and cost efficient solution.”
Joop Slager of Wintershall Noordzee said: “I am quite critical, and I think I can play a role in improving the technical content of the program.”
Slager, the New Ventures Manager has set a number of goals he wants to achieve as a member of the board: “I want the right people at the right places, and I want to give substance to high-quality issues.”