Offshore Wind North East (OWNE) is a leading event that explores themes and opportunities in the offshore wind sector. We bring together an impressive line-up of speakers to update you on their business activities and how to engage going forward. This year we anticipate over 130 exhibitors and 800 + attendees.
We’re developing an exciting 2-day programme with key players in the offshore wind industry, to enhance the business development and networking opportunities available to our members and the wider network. Check out our main themes below…
Welcome session – The welcome session will be hosted by Joanne Leng MBE, NOF Chief Executive. Tony Quinn, Energi Coast Chair and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Test & Validation Director, will be discussing the importance of Offshore Wind as part of the UK Energy Security Strategy and how it supports clean energy growth. We will also be joined by Mark Legerton, RWE Renewables Head of Offshore Development Project Management & Optimisation. Mark will be providing his senior perspective of the current and future offshore wind sector supply chain opportunities.
Theme 1 – Projects(UK & Global)
Theme 2 – Supply Chain & Procurement Opportunities
Theme 3 – Innovation
Theme 4 – Skills
Theme 5 – Floating Offshore Wind
Theme 6 – Logistics & Infrastructure
08:30 – Exhibition open
09:15 – 10:20 Welcome to OWNE: A national event in a pioneering offshore wind region, NOF
The Energi Coast value proposition to support Energy Security and Clean Energy Growth in the UK, Energi Coast
A developers perspective on future supply chain needs, RWE Renewables
10:45 – 11:30 Sofia Offshore Wind Farm an RWE Renewables project, RWE Renewables
12:00 – 12:45 Logistics and Infrastructure: Airports, Offshore Wind Ports and Teesside Freeport, Teesside International Airport, Able UK, PD Ports, Port of Blyth, Port of Tyne, Panel Discussion
13:15 – 14:00 Routes to market through innovation, Hosted by ORE Catapult, Panellists: MJR Controls, Kinewell Energy, Transmission Dynamics and Unasys
14:30 – 15:00 Location, location, location – North East England the place to be for offshore wind, Hosted by NOF, Panellists: Invest North East England, Invest Tees Valley, JDR Cable Systems
15:30 – 16:30 ScotWind and AR4 results – the impact on the future UK project outlook, Hosted by the Offshore Wind Industry Council, Speakers: bp/EnBW and Orsted
16:30 – Drinks reception
09:15 – 10:00 Dogger Bank Wind Farm update, Dogger Bank Wind Farm
10:30 – 11:00 Clean Energy Growth the Journey to Net Zero, Hosted by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Panellists: ABB
11:30 – 12:00 Tackling the skills shortage in the offshore wind industry, Energi Coast Skills Group, AIS Survivex, Teeswork Skills Academy
12:45 – 13:15 The global journey to offshore wind, how North East England can support, Hosted by the National Offshore Wind Institute ,Presentations by the Department for International Trade
13:45 – 14:30 Floating Offshore Wind – a key opportunity for North East England, Panellists: Equinor, Copenhagen Offshore Partners, Principle Power and JDR Cable Systems
14:45 – 15:30 Titans of offshore wind – Supply chain and procurement opportunities across the tiers, Hosted by NOF, Presentations by Smulders, Van Oord and Royal IHC
15:30 – Event close
Now is the time to book your exhibition stand and showcase your business and services to leading figures in the offshore wind industry.
Exhibiting is your way to reach potential new customers and suppliers from across the offshore wind supply chain.
Contact Paul Livingstone, Head of Business Development & Membership
+44 (0) 191 375 1633
Travel and accommodation arrangements are booked at your own risk. NOF will not be liable for any costs lost due to cancellation. Any travel and accommodation booked should be done so with a reasonable cancellation policy included.
Hannah Smiles, Events Administrator
+44 (0) 191 375 1639
Corporate Sponsorship provides excellent opportunities to raise brand awareness to a targeted energy sector specific audience with numerous benefits through multiple channels. Talk to Jenna for further details on what’s included and the cost involved.
Jenna Spencer, Marketing & Communications Manager
+44 (0) 191 384 6464
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