US Offshore Wind


5th Annual· June 18-19, 2020 · Hynes Convention Center, Boston

America’s Largest Offshore Wind Power
Conference and Exhibition
June 18th and 19th 2020

2000+ Attendees

150+ Speakers

100+ Exhibitors

60+ Sponsors

3 Stages

Welcome to US Offshore Wind 2020 (USOW20) at the Boston Hynes Convention Center

USOW20 is officially the No.1 networking hub for businesses that are looking to invest, find partners or secure contracts in upcoming US offshore wind projects.

With 2000+ attendees, the event will give you unprecedented access to decision makers from every major developer, investor, EPCI contractor, supplier, manufacturer, and key stakeholder.

Join a multitude of networking and social events; facilitated supply chain matchmaking and B2B meetings; 4 x conference streams; and 100+ exhibitors in the USOW Supply Chain Exhibition.

The USOW event has more than doubled in size each year! Now approaching its fifth year, USOW20 will experience another bumper year with 2000+ attendees.

100 Exhibition booths in the

US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Exhibition

Floorplan of the Exhibition space

2019 Speakers Highlights

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Governor Charlie Baker

Day 1 Keynote Speaker: Governor Charlie Baker Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Marc R. Pacheco

Day 1 Keynote Speaker: Senator Marc R. Pacheco Massachusetts Senate, Chair of Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change

Walter Cruickshank

Day 2 Keynote Speaker: Representative Patricia A. Haddad Massachusetts House of Representatives

Walter Cruickshank

Day 2 Keynote Speaker: Walter Cruickshank Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Enrique Alvarez-Uria

Enrique Alvarez-UriaOffshore Wind Business Development Director North America

Lars Thaaning Pedersen

Lars Thaaning PedersenChief Executive Officer

Doreen Harris

Doreen HarrisDirector, Large-Scale Renewables

Bill White

Bill WhiteManaging Director

Alla Weinstein

Alla WeinsteinChief Executive Officer

Philippe Kavafyan

Philippe KavafyanCEO

Laura Beane

Laura BeanePresident and CEO

Matthew Morrissey

Matthew MorrisseyHead of New England Markets

James Bennett

James BennettProgram Manager, Office of Renewable Energy

Christer af Geijerstam

Christer af GeijerstamPresident

The industry's chosen themes for 2020

How to develop successful projects? Project Updates & Pipeline Reliable Project Execution Grid Connection Optimization Leasing Activity & Procurement Processes Securing Permits (local, federal and state) Financing, Partnering & Risk Construction & Installation
How to build a US Offshore Wind industry? Federal and State Regulatory Updates Regional Market Development Economic Benefits and Job Creation Tax Credits and Incentives Sharing the Ocean R&D Initiatives LCOE Reduction
How to Build the supply chain? Supply Chain Opportunities Regional Supply Chain Development Local Content Planning Workforce Skills & Development Transmission & Distribution Marine Logistics & Vessel Capabilities Ports & Assembly
How to choose the right technology? Fixed Foundations Options Floating Wind Systems (economic and engineering) Vessel, Barges & CTVs Alternative Demand:
O&M Substations Cables
How to contract in the supply chain? Meet the Buyer Sessions Contracting in US Offshore Wind Understand the Layers of the Supply Chain WindLink Supply Chain Matchmaking Service Partnering & Joint Venture Opportunities Training & Safety Requirements Infrastructure Assessments

Build your US Offshore Wind business at USOW20

NETWORK WITH 2000+ OFFSHORE WIND EXECUTIVES Do business with ALL of the active players, from governments, developers, contractors, financiers and suppliers

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

Delegate Matchmaking Service

Start building Partnerships & Joint Ventures in the US offshore wind industry through WindLink! It’s our new user-friendly event matchmaking app, powered by Brella.

How does it work?

It’s incredibly simple. Download the Brella app from your app store, sign in using our event join code, and the app will automatically match you to other attendees based on what you’re looking for and what you offer. Or you can simply browse the attendee profiles, message each other and suggest meetings.

  1. Build your profile
    Add your photo, custom pitch, social media links and more. Display what you seek, and what you offer!
  2. Browse top matches
    Brella offers you matches based on what you’re looking for and what you offer. You can browse other profiles and send meeting requests.
  3. Book 1:1 meetings
    Select a time, send a meeting request, and receive a location table number automatically.
  4. Manage your event schedule
    View your event schedule, reschedule meetings easily, chat with delegates.

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USOW19 smashed attendance expectations.

Below is a sample of delegations that attended.

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Amis, Patel & Brewer, LLP
Amis, Patel & Brewer, LLP attendees:
  • partner
  • partner
  • partner
  • partner
Avangrid Renewables
Avangrid Renewables attendees:
  • Manager, Wind Turbine Generators Offshore US
  • Director - Business Integration
  • Vice President - Business Development
  • US Offshore
  • Managing Director, Organization
  • Director of Communications & Brand
  • VP US Offshore Wind
  • Director, New Business and Policy Offshore Wind
  • Director, business development
  • Chief Corporate Officer
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America Merrill Lynch attendees:
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Senior Vice President
  • Managing Director
Crowley Marine
Crowley Marine attendees:
  • Business Development
  • Vice President
  • Director, Commercial Operations
  • Manager
E.ON Climate & Renewables
E.ON Climate & Renewables attendees:
  • Director, Partnering
  • Development Manager
  • Head of Offshore Origination & Development
  • Strategy Manager
EDF Renewables
EDF Renewables attendees:
  • Risk Manager
  • Customer Account Manager
EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables attendees:
  • Head of Offshore Substructures
  • Development Project Manager
  • Offshore Electrical Infrastructure Senior Lead Engineer
  • Project Technical Analyst, Mayflower Wind
  • M&A Manager
  • Offshore Wind Development Trainee
  • Offshore Business Development Manager
  • M & A Counsel
Enbridge attendees:
  • Vice President Power Business Development
  • Director, Power Business Development
EnBW North America
EnBW North America attendees:
  • Head of Portfolio Development Offshore Wind
  • Project Manager
  • Project Manager Portfolio Development Offshore Wind
  • Director New Projects
  • Head of Commercial Management & Valuations
  • Managing Director
  • Program Manager
Epsilon Associates
Epsilon Associates attendees:
  • Senior Consultant
  • Senior Consultant
  • Managing Principal
  • Principal
  • Founding Principal
Equinor Wind US LLC
Equinor Wind US LLC attendees:
  • Project Director, Hywind
  • President
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP attendees:
  • Partner
  • BD manager
  • Partner
  • Counsel
Eversource Energy
Eversource Energy attendees:
  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Director
  • Director, Business Development
  • Vice President - ISO Policy, Siting and Compliance
GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy attendees:
  • Offshore Wind Strategic Growth Leader
  • Commercial leader, North America
  • Offshore Wind Communications Leader
  • Senior Project Sourcing Manager
Heerema Marine Contractors
Heerema Marine Contractors attendees:
  • Subcontract Coordinator
  • Sr. Subcontract Coordinator
  • Commercial Manager - Americas
  • Commercial Manager - Renewables
Helaba attendees:
  • Head of Corporate Finance NY
  • Head of Corporate Finance
  • Senior Vice President
  • SVP
  • VP Project Finance Frankfurt
  • Head of Project Finance Frankfurt
  • Head of Project Finance London
  • SVP Project Finance Frankfurt
  • Senior Vice President
Iberdrola attendees:
  • Senior Offshore Installation Manager
  • Head of US Offshore Construction
  • Managing Director
JDR Cable Systems
JDR Cable Systems attendees:
  • Business Development Mgr. Offshore Renwables, Americas
  • Sr. Technical Sales Manager, Americas
  • Business Development Manager
K2 Management
K2 Management attendees:
  • Chief Sales Officer, Co-Founder & Partner
  • President, North America
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Senior Project Manager
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center attendees:
  • Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Senior Director Offshore Wind
  • CEO
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Massachusetts Maritime Academy attendees:
  • VP- Academic Affairs
  • Outreach Specialist
  • Director- Center for Maritime Training
MHI Vestas
MHI Vestas attendees:
  • CEO
  • Market Entry Manager
  • Head of Offshore Engineering & Aviation
  • Senior Sales Manager
  • COO
  • Director
  • Head of Marine Operations & Vessel Management
  • Marine Engineer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America attendees:
  • Manager
  • General Manager
  • Senior Executive Vice President
Mott MacDonald
Mott MacDonald attendees:
  • Advisory/Consulting Leader
  • Territory Manager/Regional Practice Leader/Geotechnical
  • Offshore Renewables Leader
  • Senior VP/Practice Leader
  • Project Engineer
MUFG attendees:
  • Managing Director
  • Analyst
  • Director
National Grid
National Grid attendees:
  • Director
  • Manager, US Strategy
  • Vice President, US Strategy
  • VP, Business Planning, Development, and Process
  • Transmission, Generation and Energy Procurement
  • Director, US Fundamentals
  • Vice President, US Global Transmission
  • Director, Business Development
Nexans attendees:
  • Director of Business Development
  • Head of BI, Communications&Marcom
  • Head of Technical Marketing
  • Export Sales Manager
  • Head of Installation Tender Engineering
Northland Power
Northland Power attendees:
  • Development
  • President and CEO
  • Managing Director, Canada & US Development
  • CEO
NYSERDA attendees:
  • OSW Project Manager
  • Principal Engineer ? Offshore Wind
  • Program Manager, Large Scale Renewables
PSEG attendees:
  • Dir Transmission Growth Projects & RTEP, Transmission Development & Strategy
  • Project - Associate Engineer, Transmission Development & Strategy
  • Project Engineering Manager, Construction
  • Renewables Development Manager
  • Manager, Transmission Development & Strategy
RPS Metocean Science
RPS Metocean Science attendees:
  • Director, Ocean Science
  • Team Leader – U.S Offshore Renewables / Senior Environmental Manager
  • Principal Consultant
  • Senior Environmental Consultant
  • Senior Scientist
Saipem attendees:
  • Business Development Manager
  • Product Manager, Renewables & Green Tech
  • Business Development
Scottish Power Renewables
Scottish Power Renewables attendees:
  • Commissioning Manager
  • Array Cable Package Manager
  • New Business Director Global Offshore
Shell New Energies
Shell New Energies attendees:
  • External Relations
  • Business Opportunity Manager - US Offshore Wind
  • Contracting and Procurement Manager, Wind
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy attendees:
  • Vice President, Head of Offshore Sales US
  • Senior Principal Expert
  • Senior Commercial Sales Manager
TerraSond attendees:
  • Business Development
  • Senior Account Manager
  • General Manager, Texas
  • Admin TX
Travelers Insurance
Travelers Insurance attendees:
  • Senior Underwriter
  • VP, Global Renewable Energy Practice
  • Chief Underwriting Officer, Construction Energy
  • Underwriter, Renewable Energy
  • Underwriting Officer
  • Marketing Strategy Lead, Commercial Accounts
Vineyard Wind
Vineyard Wind attendees:
  • Offshore O&M Lead
  • Business Manager
  • Business Manager
  • CEO Vineyard Wind / Co-CEO at Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP)
  • Vice President of Permitting Affairs
  • Technical Design & Permitting
  • Procurement
  • Director of Permitting
  • WTG Deputy Package Manager
  • Senior Manager of Environmental Affairs

Topics to build your US offshore wind business plan

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. Get the brochure here

US Offshore Wind Project 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. Get the brochure here

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. Get the brochure here

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. Get the brochure here

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. Get the brochure here

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. Get the brochure here

Opportunities for Oil and Gas Companies 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. Get the brochure here

Sharing The Ocean Learn how to achieve multi-sectoral engagement so that conflicts can be understood, minimized and addressed and how synergies with other ocean users can be identified and optimized?

Event Highlights for 2020

Offshore Wind Leaders stage

The plenary offshore wind leaders’ stage will feature BIG announcements from state officials, government and project developers. Miss it and miss out on big news!

The Supply Chain Exhibition (100 Exhibits)

Explore 100 tech and service companies leading the charge in the Offshore Wind Supply Chain - where supply chain partnerships and joint ventures are forged.

The Supply Chain Matchmaking Zone

Pre-book 15-minute meetings at any of the 40 tables using the event app to kick-start new Partnerships and Joint Ventures in US offshore wind.

The Networking Party

Join 2000 international offshore wind executives for cocktails, canapes and the very best networking in the US offshore wind industry.

The Future is Floating

It’s just a matter of time before floating wind turbines dominate the US coastline. Join us for the very latest updates on floating turbine tech, project plans, and supply chain opportunities.

TED-style presentations

Every talk is now a maximum of 20 minutes – so you’ll get sharp sessions and even sharper ideas!

The Advisory Board

This USOW20 technical advisory board have made a commitment to review the agenda structure and topics to ensure it delivers rich content in the form of case study presentations and panel debates

The Demo Zone

In the expo hall will showcase concise presentations about the latest technology, equipment and solutions for the US offshore wind industry.

USOW20 Technical Advisory Board

This USOW20 technical advisory board have made a commitment to review the conference program and structure so that it delivers rich and diverse case study presentations and panel debates.

Prof. Habib Dagher

Prof. Habib DagherPrincipal Investigator, Aqua Ventus ProjectUniversity of Maine

Bill White

Bill WhiteManaging DirectorEnBW North America

Walter Musial

Walter MusialManager, Offshore WindNational Renewable Energy Laboratory

Chris Wissemann

Chris WissemannCEO,Diamond Offshore Wind Development

Eric Thumma

Eric ThummaDirector, Policy and Development, Offshore WindAvangrid Renewables

Bruce K. Carlisle

Bruce K. CarlisleSenior Director Offshore WindMassachusetts Clean Energy Center

Garry George

Garry GeorgeClean Energy DirectorNational Audubon Society

Thomas Amis

Thomas AmisChairman and PartnerAmis, Patel & Brewer, LLP

John Dalton

John DaltonPresidentPower Advisory LLC

Mikael Jakobsson

Mikael JakobssonManaging DirectorCierco

Barry Logue

Barry LogueRenewable Energy Business Development – USScottish Development International

We are currently recruiting advisory board members. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone you know, please contact

#USOW 2020 is about Quality, not quantity

It might feel like USOW 2020 is all about scale.
But quality is the key to attendance. We design our program with in-depth feedback from everyone involved at each stage of development, with no political agenda.
See what people told us in their feedback:


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