Top Speakers


“WFO's summit offers
a great opportunity
to discuss how to accelerate
global offshore wind

Gunnar Groebler
Senior Vice President and Member of Executive Group Management
Vattenfall AB


“WFO connects India
and other emerging
offshore countries
with mature markets
from Europe.”

Tulsi Tanti
Suzlon Energy Limited


“We are proud of WFO's
decision to hold
the 1st Global Offshore
Wind Summit
in Taiwan.”

Chen Chien-Yih
CEO Power Generation
Taiwan Power Company


“WFO is the perfect platform to bring the US offshore wind market closer to the rest of the rapidly growing global offshore wind market.”

Liz Burdock
CEO & President
US Business Network for Offshore Wind


“The WFO is a unique opportunity to discuss the future of offshore wind from a global perspective.”

Mike Crawley
Northland Power Inc.


“The place to be for companies from the offshore wind supply chain with international growth ambitions!”

Luc Vandenbulcke
DEME Group


“Competitive financing terms are crucial to ensure the development of offshore wind.”

Jérôme Guillet
Founder & Managing Director
Green Giraffe


“Let‘s discuss together how we can put over 500 GW of offshore wind capacity into operation by 2050.”

Martin Skiba


Paul Holthus
World Ocean Council


Alain Delsupexhe

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Global Offshore Wind Summit


5-6 March, 2019

  • Attend the world’s first truly global offshore wind summit.
  • Spend 2 days in an exclusive setting with leaders from politics and industry from around the world.
  • Meet pioneers from emerging offshore wind markets as well as established industry players.

Meet high-level decision makers

2 days among the world’s global offshore wind elite

Talk to leaders from politics, utilities, finance, suppliers, developers, insurance and academia


Sponsoring Opportunities
DAY 0 – Monday, March 4th , 2019
  • 07:00 – 09:00 pm

    Evening Networking Reception

DAY 1 – Tuesday, March 5th , 2019
  • 09:30 – 10:30 am


  • 10:30 – 10:45 am

    Welcome Remarks

  • 10:45 – 11:15 am

    Opening Speech from Hosting Country
    (Ministry for Economic Affairs)

  • 11:15 – 12:00 pm

    Key Note – The Role for Offshore Wind in the Global Low Carbon Energy Transition

  • 12:00 – 12:30 pm

    Global Offshore Wind Markets

    • Potentials, developments, trends, outlook & projections
  • 12:30 – 13:30 pm


  • 13:30 – 15:15 pm

    Policy Session – Emerging Markets

    • Several state representatives (e.g. Japan, India, California, Poland) to present their individual approaches to introducing offshore wind
    • Ministerial panel discussion: members of governments of different countries to discuss ways forward for offshore wind energy
  • 15:15 – 15:30 pm

    Coffee Break

  • 15:30 – 17:15 pm

    Utility Session

    • Utilities and investors to present their perspectives, visions and strategies to develop, build and operate offshore wind farms around the globe
    • Utility Talk: panel discussion with C-level managers to discuss
      opportunities and risks, barriers and strategies for new markets in Asia, America and Europe
  • 17:15 – 17:30 pm

    Closing Remarks

  • 18:15 – 22:00 pm

    Evening Event and Networking

    • Exclusive Taipei river cruise on private boat incl. superb conference dinner
DAY 2 – Wednesday, March 6th , 2019
  • 08:30 – 08:45 am


  • 08:45 – 09:15 am

    Global Offshore Wind Standardisation

    • International standardisation: reducing costs and accelerating growth
  • 09:15 – 10:30 am

    CEO Supply Chain Panel Discussion

    • Companies along the offshore wind supply chain: products&services
    • CEO panel discussion (challenges, globalisation, competition)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 – 12:15 pm

    Innovation Session

    • Floating foundations
    • Hydrogen production
    • Turbine technology
    • Grid connection
  • 12:15-12:30 pm

    Closing remarks

  • 12:30-13:30 pm



The 1st Global Offshore Wind Summit takes place at:

The Grand Hotel, No. 1, Section 4 Zhongshan North Road, Zhongshan District, 10461 Taipei, Taiwan

For more information please contact our Managing Director Gunnar Herzig