About Offshore Wind North East – OWNE 2022

Offshore Wind North East 2022 – A national event in a pioneering offshore wind region of the UK

130+ Exhibitors | 800+ Delegates

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.

OWNE Themes Announced

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

OWNE 2022 programme

Wednesday 9th November 2022 08:30-17:30

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

Thursday 10th November 2022 08:30-17:00

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

Exhibition stands

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.

What’s included?

  • Shell scheme with fascia board
  • Lighting, electrics, trestle table and chairs
  • Two tickets (giving access to the full 2-day event)

Not sure if you are an NOF member?

Contact Paul Livingstone, Head of Business Development & Membership

+44 (0) 191 375 1633

Travel & Accommodation:

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.

Let’s talk OWNE

Hannah Smiles, Events Administrator

+44 (0) 191 375 1639

Thank you for your continued support
Advance Northumberland, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, ForrestBrown, HorizonWorks and Osprey.

Interested in becoming a NOF corporate sponsor?

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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Event Overview

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Event Dates:

Wednesday 9th November 2022

Thursday 10th November 2022

Event Duration:

09:00 - 16:00

Event Cost:

£145 - £1,545 + vat

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