Floating Offshore Wind 2018
Concept to Commercialisation

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | AECC, Aberdeen

Floating Offshore Wind 2018 conference and exhibition is the UK’s dedicated floating offshore wind event. Supported by the leading players in this new global market, in 2018 we head to the UK home of oil and gas to learn about the crossover between these two sectors. 

Registration is open! Scottish Renewables and AREG members get to attend this event at the exclusive RenewableUK member rate. Please visit the Registration page for the discount codes. RenewableUK members will be required to log-in to the member area when making a booking to activate the member rate passes.

Programme live FOW Blue

Whether you're interested in the global opportunities for floating wind or more details on delivering the next phase of UK projects, this exciting, cutting edge programme has something for everyone. So far, our confirmed key speakers include:

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP
Minister for Energy,
Connectivity and the Islands
Scottish Government
Allan MacAskill

Kincardine Offshore Wind Ltd

Tom Wewer
Floating Wind Lead Engineer
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 Audrey MacIver
Director of Energy and
Low Carbon
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Sebastian Bringsværd 
Hywind Development Director 
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Clement Webber

Steve Chisholm GE Group bw Henrik Stiesdel
Sian Wilson
Senior Development Manager
Crown Estate Scotland
David Pratt
Head of Planning & Strategy
Marine Scotland
Clément Weber
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Steve Chisholm
Operations Director
Global Energy Group
Henrik Stiesdal
Chief Executive Officer
Stiesdal A/S
Isla Robb bw Una Brosnan Guillaume Ardoise Principle Power Inc bw  Knut Vassbotn bw Alasdair Ferguson bw 

Isla Robb 
Offshore Wind Lead Specialist
Scottish Enterprise
Úna Brosnan
Business & Strategy
Development Manager

 Guillaume Ardoise
Senior Manager
Principal Power Inc
Knut Vassbotn
Head of Business Development
Offshore Wind
Aker Solutions 
 Alasdair Ferguson
Kishorn Port Ltd


Why Attend FOW blue

2018’s event comes at a critical time. Equinor-Masdar’s Hywind project is outperforming expectations and proven the opportunity. The next generation of schemes are under construction or in development, while the UK Government is working on an Offshore Wind Sector Deal with a clear role for floating offshore wind.

  • Next steps for this emerging UK sector both at home and globally
  • Implications of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal
  • Cost reduction lessons learned
  • Latest industry innovations
  • Ways to strengthen the supply chain
  • The need to invest in skills development

Who Wil You Meet FOW Blue

Attendees will benefit from the opportunity to connect with all floating offshore wind players in one location, learn about current progress and opportunities, and get insight into future trends and policy needs for the sector. At the event will be project developers, manufacturers, financiers, ports, supply chain companies and technical experts.

Promote your company FOW Blue

Last Remaining Sponsorship Opportunities!

  • Event Guide branded with your company logo - £3,500 + VAT
  • Lanyards branded with your company logo - £3,500 + VAT

Please contact Garth Halliday (0207 901 3026) to discuss any of the options above

Image Credit: Øyvind Gravås / Equinor - Hywind Scotland last turbine sail away from Stord