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Held in parallel with Australia Wind Energy 2023 Strategic Summit, Offshore WindTech is a must-attend Technical Conference that is exclusively dedicated to discussing advanced technologies for the offshore wind industry.


Offshore WindTech is open to all delegates, exhibitors, and visitors.

Day 1 - 25 July 2023 (Tuesday)

14:25 - 14:30

05 mins

Welcome Address by the Chairperson

14:30 - 14:50

20 mins

[SOLO] International Developments on the Global Offshore Wind Market and Its Lessons for the Australian Supply Chain and Local Content

Dr. Sven Teske
Associate Professor and Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures
University of Technology Sydney

14:50 - 15:40

50 mins

[PANEL] Reducing the Uncertainty of Building an Offshore Wind Farm in Australia
  • Comprehensive Study on Australia's Offshore Wind Zones

  • Advanced Technologies for Wind Resource Measurement and Seabed Survey

  • Integrated Solutions for Wind Turbines and Ancillary Facilities 

Dave Johnson
Chief Executive Officer, Australia
EDF Renewables

Talia Zammataro
Senior Director Sales ANZ

15:40 - 16:00


[SOLO] Efficient Management of Geo-data for OWF Developments

Dr Nina Levy
Service Line Manager, Geophysics and Geotechnical

16:00 - 16:20

20 mins

[SOLO] Reserved for NKT

Ercihan Kurt
Vice President Sales, HV Solutions

16:20 - 16:40

20 mins

[SOLO] Reserved for XOcean

16:40 - 17:40

60 mins

[PANEL] Debate: Floating platforms are mainstream in Australia's offshore wind projects


Dr. Adrian Panow
Director Major Projects, Melbourne Energy Institute
University of Melbourne


Tim Sawyer
Chief International Officer and Director, Asia and Australia
Flotation Energy

Mirjam Tome
Managing Director
Skyborn Renewables Australia

Sean Van Steel
Operations Director

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Benjamin White
Director for Business Development & Stakeholder Relations

18:00 - 18:05

05 mins

Closing Address by the Chairperson

Day 2 - 26 July 2023 (Wednesday)

10:00 - 10:05

05 mins

Welcome Address by the Chairperson

09:30 - 10:20

50 mins

[PANEL] Forging A Sustainable Future for Australia's Offshore Wind Industry
  • Environmental Assessment and Biodiversity

  • Qualified Workforce and Benefiting Locals

  • Blade Recycling and Maritime Decarbonisation

Patrick Hastings
Chief Delivery and Capability Officer
Infrastructure Sustainability Council

Penny Pickett
Development Director
Corio Generation

Senior Representative
HiDef Aerial Surveying

Senior Representative

10:20 - 10:40

20 mins

[SOLO] Sarens experience in offshore wind regarding marshalling activities in ports & yards

Dirk Verwimp
Senior Advisor Offshore Wind

10:40 - 11:00


[SOLO] Reserved for KIMAenergy

11:00 - 11:20


[SOLO] Reserved for TGS

11:20 - 12:10

50 mins

[PANEL] Upgrading the Port Infrastructures to Support Australia’s Energy Transition
  • Support the Installation and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Farms

  • Maximise Synergies between Offshore Wind and Renewable Hydrogen

  • Facilitate the Investment in the Ports

Malcolm Geier
Chief Executive Officer
Port of Hastings Corporation

Brett Winter
Chief Executive Officer

Lyle Banks
General Manager Development and Trade
Pilbara Ports Authority

Michael Jessup
Special Counsel
Port of Newcastle

15:20 - 15:25

05 mins

Closing Address by the Chairperson

Leading Attending Organizations

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