The 2023 edition of the conference has an an exciting programme with more than 200 presentations by experts and leaders from policy, technology and research. Here is a quick overview of the programme. This is only a summary. You can download a full version of the programme by pressing the button below.

Wednesday 18 January

Opening session – Frontiers of science and technology
Chairs: John Olav Tande, SINTEF and Trond Kvamsdal, NTNU
09.00Opening by State Secretary Elisabeth Sæther
09.15The role of research to accelerate offshore wind development, Alexandra Bech Gjørv, CEO, SINTEF
09.30EERA DeepWind: 20 years of groundbreaking research and exciting times to come, John Olav Tande, chief scientist, SINTEF
09.45Global offshore wind market status and outlook, Jon Dugstad, Director Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners
10.00Floating wind technology, Finn Gunnar Nielsen, professor, UiB
10.15Grand challenge grid – Challenges and opportunities for offshore wind, Hannele Holtinen, Operating Agent, Grid Integration Task 25 of IEA Wind, and partner at Recognis Oy
10.45Industrialising floating wind, Kristian Holm, Technology Director, Equinor
11.00Researcher training, Charlotte Bay Hasager, professor, DTU
11.15Environmental design, Roel May, senior researcher, NINA
11.30International collaboration within offshore wind research, Ignacio Martí, EERA JP Wind
11.45Closing by chair
Parallel sessions
1A) New turbine and generator technology
Chairs: Valentin Chabaud, SINTEF, and Gerard van Bussel, TU Delft
1B) Met-ocean conditions
Chairs: Joachim Reuder, UiB, and Etienne Cheynet, UiB
1C) Experimental testing and validation
Chairs: Tor Anders Nygaard, IFE, Ole David Økland, SINTEF, and Amy Robertson, NREL
15.052A) New turbine and generator technology (cont.)2B) Met-ocean conditions (cont.) 2C) Experimental testing and validation (cont.)
18.00Conference reception and poster session
Thursday 19 January
3A) Grid connection and power system integration
Chairs: Kjetil Uhlen, NTNU and Olimpo Anaya-Lara, University of Strathclyde
3B) Substructures and mooring
Chairs: Arno van Wingerde, Fraunhofer and Michael Muskulus, NTNU
3C) Side event: EU calls
10.504A) Grid connection and power system intergration (cont.)4B) Substructures and mooring (cont.)4C) Side event: PhD LIKE network
13.005A) Wind farm optimisation
Chairs: Yngve Heggelund, NORCE and Henrik Bredmose, DTU
5B) Environmental impact and regulatory framework
Chairs: Roel May, NINA, Dorothy Dankel, SINTEF, Catherine Banet, UiO, Lena Kitzing, DTU
5C) Side event: PhD LIKE network (cont.)
15.006A) Wind farm optimisation (cont.)6B) Wind farm control
Chairs: Konstanze Kölle, SINTEF and Paul McKeever, ORE Catapult
6C) Marine operations and logistics
Chairs: Henning Braaten, SINTEF and Elin Espeland Halvorsen-Weare, SINTEF
17.00Poster sessions and refreshments
19.00Conference banquet
Friday 20 January
7A) Societal impact and controversies
Chairs: Rita Bouman, NTNU and Lena Kitzing, DTU
7B) Operation and maintenance
Chairs: Iver B. Sperstad, SINTEF and Jonas Kaczenski, Fraunhofer
7C) Side event: XROTOR (09:00-11:30)
11.00 Closing session – Strategic outlook
Chairs: John Olav Tande, SINTEF and Michael Muskulus, NTNU
11.05Strategic technology and innovation outlook on offshore wind; Jacob Edmonds, VC, ETIP Wind & Head of Innovation & Digital, Ørsted
11.25Techno-economical Optimization for Floating Offshore Wind Farms: A ScotWind Portfolio Study, Joanna Ines Martin, Ørsted Services AS
11.45Legal and regulatory aspects of offshore wind, Catherine Banet, professor, University of Oslo (UiO)
12.05Key innovations for floating wind cost reduction, Jose Luis Domínguez-García, Head of Power Systems Group, IREC
12.20Next generation floating wind technology, Knut Vassbotn, CEO, Deep Wind Offshore
12.35Advancements in offshore wind, Geir Olav Berg, SVP, Mainstream Renewable Power
12.50Poster award and closing
13.00Lunch & end of conference