Call for Papers at #RUKGOW20

Online submission has closed!

Please contact us directly if you wish to present a paper at the event to  Senior Programme Manager, Oankar Birdi (

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.  

Key topic areas include:

A. 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.

B. 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.

C. Global markets
Lessons learned from international markets and market updates from global markets.

D. Removing barriers collaboratively
Consents and licensing, cumulative impact (mammals and birds), spatial planning and co-existence with other industries.

E. Turbine technology
Next generation turbines, foundations and floating offshore wind, covering technical issues, commercial considerations, LCOE and project delivery.

F. Market design
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.

G. Energy systems
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.