Top Speakers


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

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

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

Tulsi Tanti
Chairman
Suzlon Energy Limited

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“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

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“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

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

Mike Crawley
CEO
Northland Power Inc.

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

Luc Vandenbulcke
CEO
DEME Group

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

Jérôme Guillet
Founder & Managing Director
Green Giraffe

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

Martin Skiba
Chairman
WFO

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Chung-Hsien Chen
Director Energy Technology Division
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan

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Suman Nag
Chief Commercial Officer
Suzlon Energy Ltd.

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Ross Tyler
Executive Vice President
US Business Network for Offshore Wind

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Clément Weber
Founder & Director
Green Giraffe

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Paul Holthus
CEO
World Ocean Council

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Alain Delsupexhe
President
EOLFI

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Evan Stergoulis
Partner
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

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Matthias Bausenwein
President of Asia-Pacific
Ørsted

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Martin Beck
Key Client Adviser
Marsh

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Mitsuaki Hoshino
Chief Deputy Representative
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association

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Richard Sandford
innogy SE
Director of Offshore Investment & Asset Management

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John F. Pierce
Perkins Coie LLP
Partner

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Global Offshore Wind Summit

Taipei

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

Programme*


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DAY 0 ( 4th of March 20 19)
  • 07:00 – 09:00 pm

    Evening Networking Reception

  • 06:30 – 07:30 pm

    Registration

DAY 1 (5th of March 2019)
  • 09:30 – 10:30 am

    Registration

  • 10:30 – 10:45 am

    Welcome Remarks (Prof. Dr. Martin Skiba, ChairmanWorld Forum Offshore Wind)

  • 10:45 – 11:15 am

    Opening Speech from Hosting Country
    Shen Jong-Chin, Minister of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (requested)
    or Wen-Sheng Tseng, Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs, Taiwan

  • 11:15 – 12:15 am

    Keynotes from
    Paul Holthus, CEO World Ocean Council (WOC)
    Ph.D. Chung-Hsien Chen, Director Energy Technology Division,
    Bureau of Energy, Ministry for Economics, Taiwan

  • 12:15 – 12:45 am

    Gunnar Herzig, Managing Director
    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO)
    “The Use of Offshore Wind around the Globe and the Role of WFO”

  • 12:45 – 01:45 pm

    Lunch

  • 01:45 – 02:15 pm

    Tulsi Tanti, Chairman Suzlon Energy Ltd.
    “How to pave the way for Offshore Wind in India”

  • 02:15 – 02:45 pm

    Liz Burdock, CEO & President
    US Business Network for Offshore Wind
    “First Experiences and Perspectives of Offshore Wind in USA”

  • 02:45 – 03:15 pm

    Mitsuaki Hoshino, Chief Deputy Representative, Japan-Taiwan
    Exchange Association, Taipei Office
    “Japan’s Renewable Energy Policy and New Scheme for Accelerating Offshore Wind Power Generation in Japan”

  • 03:15 – 03:30 pm

    Coffee Break

  • 03:30 – 04:45 pm

    Utility Talk (Moderator: Manfred Dittmer, Executive Vice
    President World Forum Offshore Wind)

    Opening Statements (10min. each) followed by a Panel Discussion
    with

    Chen Chien-Yih, CEO Power Generation Taiwan Power Comp.
    Gunnar Groebler, Member of Executive Group Vattenfall AB
    Mike Crawley, CEO Northland Power
    Matthias Bausenwein, President of Asia-Pacific, Örsted

  • 04:45 – 05:00 pm

    Closing Remarks

  • 06:15 – 10:00 pm

    Evening Event and Networking
    Exclusive Taipei river cruise on private boat
    incl. superb Conference Dinner

DAY 2 (6th of March 2019)
  • 09:00 – 09:15 am

    Introduction

  • 09:15 – 10:00 am

    Keynote from Luc Vandenbulcke, CEO DEME Group
    “How Logistics Affects the Construction of Offshore
    Wind Farms in Emerging Markets”

  • 10:00 – 11:00 am

    Finance Session (Moderator: Gunnar Herzig)

    Jerome Guillet Founder & Managing Director Green Giraffe
    “Trends and Perspectives in Financing of Offshore Wind Farms”

    followed by a Panel Discussion with Jerome Guillet and

    Evan Stergoulis, Partner Watson Farley & Williams, London
    Martin Beck, MARSH
    John F. Pierce, Partner John Pierce / Perkins Cole LLP, USA

  • 11:00 – 11:30 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:30 – 12:15 am

    Alain Delsupexhe, President & Founder EOLFI
    “About the Impact of Floating Foundations on the Offshore Wind Market”

  • 12:15 – 12:30 am

    Closing remarks

  • 12:30 – 02:00 pm

    Lunch

  • 02:00 – 03:00 pm

    Press Conference with local & international Press,
    Tulsi Tanti and further selected speakers.

*subject to changes

Venue


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