Apply for the chance to speak at Global Offshore Wind 2020.
Posted on 27 November 2019
Submit your paper by 15 January 2020
Global Offshore Wind 2020 will be the largest offshore wind event in the UK in 2020, showcasing the new growth opportunities and innovation in offshore wind internationally. This is your chance to be in front of this global audience.
We are looking for inspiring experts from across our sector to present in our conference and theatres. Our panels will represent the sector and we're aiming to invite gender-balanced and diverse experts to participate. Please consider this when submitting your entries.
The event will cover a variety of topical areas that affect our industry and we invite papers that reflect this.
Key topic areas include:
Skills, Health and Safety
Safety, best practice, training and diversity. We also aim to cover working at height, working with other industries and local to global workforces.
Installation, O&M and end of life
Vessel and port infrastructure, digitalisation (big data), autonomy, aviation, drones, robotics and AI. Also, end of life planning and whether to repower or decommission.
Lessons learned from international markets and market updates from global markets.
Removing barriers collaboratively
Consents and licensing, cumulative impact (mammals and birds), spatial planning and co-existence with other industries.
Next generation turbines, foundations and floating offshore wind, covering technical issues, commercial considerations, LCOE and project delivery.
Finance and risk, market support mechanisms and blueprints for future markets, including risk and investment considerations when moving into new markets. Finance including key bankability drivers, investment readiness factors, investment models and risk perception and new forms of contracts and managing risk across the supply chain.
Grid integration (grid codes and system services), storage, subsea power cables and opportunities for the energy transition. These include power to x, gas to wire/wire to gas and green hydrogen.
26 November 2019 - Call for papers open
15 January 2020 - Call for papers closes
January 2020 - Papers reviewed
January-March 2020 - Sessions and programmes developed
February 2020 - Notification of decisions
March 2020 - Programme launch for Global Offshore Wind 2020