Programme

We connect the maritime and offshore world for sustainable solutions. Via valuable insights and foresights we provide an overview on what is going on in our industries.  Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference has an extensive two day programme from 27 till 29 of October 2020 which informs about projects, new products, companies, market opportunities and trends.

Tuesday 27 October

  • 09:30 – 18:00
    Exhibition
    At the exhibition floor you can meet our exhibitors, get in touch with latest innovations at the experience and start-up zone, learn more from in depth talks on the open stages, participate in matchmaking and have a break or one on one meetings in the premium lounge.
  • 10:00 – 11:30
    Conference Session
    A high-level outlook of turbulent times. Our industry is transforming, global competition and environmental policies are having their impact on long-term decisions. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down, accelerating developments and trends. How do industry leaders see the current situation? What are their outlooks for the future?
  • 12:00 – 13:30
    Conference Session
    The world is changing fast. We need to realise the energy transition. Our industry faces international competition. As employers, there is a responsibility to create an inclusive workforce. To top it off, we are in the midst of a lifestyle changing pandemic, with severe economic consequences. In other words, it is not business as usual. What kind of characteristics do business leaders in our industry need to succeed in the future? What is the skill set of the leader of tomorrow?
  • 14:00 – 15:30
    Conference Session
    The North Sea area is an highly important region for the European energy transition and it is approaching a critical point in time. Unquestionably, a healthy regional supply chain is a key enabler for the energy transition to reach its full potential. What actions are needed to make the supply chain future proof? How can it adapt to the new world and work with its customers to stimulate smarter ways of working where all stakeholders can benefit in unlocking the full potential of the North Sea?
  • 16:00 – 17:30
    Conference Session
    Green hydrogen can be the energy carrier of the future. To integrate hydrogen into the mobility chain, a lot of steps have to be taken. Innovation and new regulation are essential to make the hydrogen revolution possible. Cross-market collaboration will be necessary to coordinate this process. How can we learn from each other and work together to reach a common goal?

Wednesday 28 October

  • 09:30 – 18:00
    Exhibition
    At the exhibition floor you can meet our exhibitors, get in touch with latest innovations at the experience and start-up zone, learn more from in depth talks on the open stages, participate in matchmaking and have a break or one on one meetings in the premium lounge.
  • 09:45 – 10:45
    Conference session
    Oil & Gas companies are transforming. In order to role in the future, they will have to change their strategies. The products and services that built companies are simply not enough for the world of tomorrow. What is the role of these big corporations in the age of renewable energy?
  • 11:00 – 12:00
    Conference session
    Offshore wind energy is a frontrunner when it comes to renewable energy. Major projects are realised in the North Sea. Technologies are improved and new ones invented. Other regions in the world are catching up, creating opportunities for established companies. What is on the horizon for offshore wind?
  • 12:15 – 13:15
    Conferense session
    Green technologies in the shipping industry are thriving. The maritime industry in Northwestern Europe has a long tradition when it comes to innovation and is now taking the lead in creating sustainable solutions. Why is it important that maritime companies invest in developing green technologies?
  • 13:30 – 14:30
    Conference session
    When it comes to establishing the energy transition, all forms of renewable energy are needed. As an untapped and reliable source of energy, marine energy can play an important role in complementing the future energy mix. What is the potential of marine energy and what collaborations do we see with the offshore and maritime sectors?
  • 14:45 – 15:45
    A good infrastructure is essential when it comes to realising the energy transition. How do the dredging and subsea companies see themselves in this process? Is the energy transition a business opportunity or does it play a small role in the strategy of these companies?
  • 16:00 – 17:00
    Cross-market collaboration will be essential to reach the energy transition in a cost effective way. A discussion with the different sectors: Fossil Energy, Offshore Wind, Shipping, Marine Energy and Dredging and Subsea. How to connect the gears of the energy transition?

Thursday 29 October

  • Company visit
    The Netherlands offers great experience in the field of offshore oil & gas, wind and marine energy. To highlight the expertise and potential of offshore energy in the Netherlands, Offshore Energy, the Dutch Government and the trade organizations NWEA, IRO, NMT and HHWE organize a programme for incoming trade missions. This includes company visits which will be held on Thursday 29 October and will be organized to different locations in the Netherlands. This programme is organized in collaboration with accessible for both governmental and business delegations. Focused on themes, innovative and leading Dutch companies will open their doors for you. This programme is under construction.