#USOW18 is America's #1 Conference and Exhibition for the offshore wind power industry
The USOW18 event is THE #1 networking hub for businesses that are looking to invest, find partners or secure contracts in upcoming US offshore wind projects. USOW18 conference unites 1000+ executives, covering everything you need to know about the US offshore wind industry, including two NEW deep-dive breakout sessions on Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines and US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunities.
Anticipating the US offshore wind industry boom, the USOW event doubled in size from 2016 to 2017. Now approaching year three, USOW18 has surpassed previous benchmarks in delegates and in sponsors, so register your ticket today to secure a place at America’s largest US offshore wind event.
The USOW18 speaker line-up is supported by executive-level decision makers who are leading the charge in the US offshore wind industry. Learn from them at the US Offshore Wind 2018 to plan your investments, secure market share and develop new partnerships in the US offshore wind industry boom.
Walter Cruickshank Acting Director
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Bryan Martin Chairman of the Board,
Managing Director, D.E. Shaw & Co.
Stephen Pike Chief Executive Officer
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Mary Beth Tung Director
Maryland Energy Administration
Dr. Valerie Reed Acting Director of the Wind Energy Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Thomas Brostrøm President
Ørsted North America
Michael OlsenSenior Director
Paul M. RichDirector, Project Development
US Wind, Inc.
Lars Thaaning Pedersen CEO
Gunnar GroeblerSVP Business Area Wind
Chris WissemannUS Representative
Alejandro De Hoz Vice President, Offshore Wind
Lorry Wagner President
3 Powerhouse Events
The USOW18 conference program covers a vast range of topics to help you with your US offshore wind business plan. This includes federal and state regulatory updates, state-by-state market developments, specific project updates, financing, permitting, cost reduction strategies, project execution, technology selection, PLUS you can deep-dive into TWO new breakout sessions: US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Development & Opportunities or Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines. Click here to read the in-depth conference program.
Build your US Offshore Wind business plan at the USOW18 event!
MARKET STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION
Listen to C-level offshore wind leaders answer the big questions about how the US offshore wind market going to shake out in terms of market structure; the road to <10 cents kWh; and funding structures unique to US offshore wind.
US OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE
Analyze the US offshore wind development pipeline in a series of state by state panel discussions, providing you with up-to-date information about Wind Energy Areas, state plans and support mechanisms to help finance and develop new offshore wind projects.
PROJECT PLANNING & EXECUTION FOR COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT
Hear the latest on FEDERAL offshore wind area lease planning activities; how to manage stakeholders and reduce time to permitting.
SUPPLY CHAIN, INFRASTRUCTURE AND VESSEL CAPABILITIES
Learn how businesses and US states are taking steps to build the infrastructure & vessel capabilities to deliver reliable offshore wind projects.
COST REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP
Discover which technologies will be required deliver the US project pipeline, including wind turbines and fixed/floating foundations; and what role technologies will play in reducing project LCOE in the US.
COMMERCIALIZING FLOATING WIND TURBINES
Find out what technology and project developers are doing to commercialize floating turbines and the opportunities for floating project developments in the US. Key topics include The Business Case for Floating Turbines in the US, Regulatory Drivers, Qualifying Floating Technology, and Env. Impact Assessment.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR OIL AND GAS IN THE US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN
Plan to diversify into the offshore wind supply chain by joining the dedicated Supply Chain breakout session to review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities. You’ll learn about layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are.
What you will achieve at #USOW18
SECURE MARKET SHARE
Find out about states’ offshore wind development plans and all the projects that are due or taking place
BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINT VENTURES
Meet serious industry collaborators from the USA and Europe and enter into the US offshore wind market as a developer, contractor or supplier
MEET THE US OFFSHORE WIND LEASEHOLDERS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Understand who they are, what projects they are planning, and upcoming opportunities for partnerships and supply contracts
NETWORK WITH 1000+ OFFSHORE WIND EXEC’S
You will do business with ALL of the active players, from governments, developers, contractors, financiers and suppliers
Meet the most influential executives at #USOW18
Who should attend #USOW18 and why?
- C-level executives and senior managers involved in offshore wind projects
- Business development managers from oil and gas contractors and other adjacent markets
• Opportunity to demonstrate exactly what you need in terms of a U.S. offshore wind supply chain so that manufacturer, suppliers and service companies can get ready to deliver your projects on time and within budget
• Demonstrate what market conditions you require to progress
• Analyse subsidy schemes and tax regimes that were successful in Europe and how they can be applied to the US MarketAre you an EPC contractor, service provider or supplier?
• Understand what developers require in terms of a supply chain, likely project timelines and when and where you fit in
• Demonstrate how your technologies and capabilities can reduce project capital costs and support the pipe line of projects i.e. vessel support, foundation design, construction, turbines, O&M) line
• Network with industry leaders, make the right connections and seize the exciting new commercial opportunities in domestic U.S. offshore windAre you a New Market Entrant transitioning into the offshore wind supply chain?
• Review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities so you can plan to diversify into the offshore wind sector
• Understand the layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are
• Anticipate the size of market and how to tender to developers
• Learn how to joint venture and identify partners and what has worked well so farAre you in government and policy development?
• Understand your role in developing a robust offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure required to drive down cost and attract more developers to the market
• Develop a collaborative and coherent strategy with industry stakeholders to boost the offshore wind market, essential for economic growth and job creation