2018 Event Schedule  

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:00 AM Registration Opens
7:30 - 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast | Galleria I
8:30 - 9:00 AM Welcome and Opening Address | Galleria II & III
9:00 - 10:00 AM Keynote | Galleria II & III 
10:00 - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM Concurrent Conference Session: US Offshore Wind Process Timeline & Market Entry Barriers: Where Does O&G Fit In? | Galleria II & III
10:30 - 11:30 AM Concurrent Conference Session: Project Design and Cost Risk Analysis — From Foundation to Blade | Bellaire/Post Oak 
11:30 - 12:30 PM   Concurrent Conference Session: Current Offshore Projects: An In-Depth Look | Galleria II & III
11:30 - 12:30 PM 
Concurrent Conference Session: Permitting, Environmental and Site Assessment: Similarities, Differences and Mitigation Measures | Tanglewood
12:30 - 2:00 PM Networking Lunch | Galleria I 
12:30 - 2:00 PM NOT Another Lunch and Learn | Bellaire/Post Oak  
2:00 - 3:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Substation Design and Grid Integration | Galleria II & III
2:00 - 3:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Extreme Weather and Offshore – Preparing for Super Storms and Hurricanes | Bellaire/Post Oak 
2:00 - 3:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Local Content: State Policies and Requirements | Tanglewood
3:00 - 4:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Platforms, Vessels or Something in Between? Legal Implications of Turbine and Platform Design and Location | Galleria II & III
3:00 - 4:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Technology and the Future of O&M | Bellaire/Post Oak 
3:00 - 4:00 PM Concurrent Conference Session: Subsea Cables: Engineering for Offshore Wind | Tanglewood
4:00 - 4:30 PM Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 PM Concurrent Conference Session: HSE, Workforce Development and Training: Building a Case for Safety | Galleria II & III
4:30 - 5:30 PM Concurrent Conference Session: The Importance of Offshore Structural Integrity Management Supporting Risk Based Inspections For Offshore Platforms | Bellaire/Post Oak 
5:30 - 7:00 PM Networking Reception | Galleria I

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

7:00 AM Registration Opens
7:30 Exhibits Open 
7:30 - 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast | Galleria I
8:30 - 9:00 AM Opening Remarks | Galleria II & III 
9:00 - 9:30 AM Conference Session: Developers Forum | Galleria II & III
9:00 - 9:30 AM Conference Session: Anatomy of an Offshore Wind Farm | Bellaire/Post Oak
9:30 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00 AM Concurrent Conference Session: Assessment of Requirements and Solutions for US Jones Act Compliant Installation Vessels | Galleria II & III 
10:00 - 11:00 AM Concurrent Conference Session: Floating Technologies and the New Frontier | Bellaire/Post Oak 
10:00 - 11:00 AM Concurrent Conference Session: Ports & Shipyards: Critical Infrastructure Needs in the Northeast | Tanglewood
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Concurrent Conference Session: Utilizing Oil and Gas Experience to Improve Subsea Inspection on Offshore Wind Turbines | Galleria II & III 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Concurrent Conference Session: Marine Transfer Methods: Vessels vs. Helicopters | Bellaire/Post Oak 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Concurrent Conference Session: Funding Mechanisms for Offshore Wind | Tanglewood

Schedule is subject to change