Offshore Wind Energy Executive Summit Returns To Houston

PennWell Corporation, Offshore, and Renewable Energy World are pleased to announce the 2018 Offshore Wind Executive Summit (OWES) will take place September 24-25 at the Westin Galleria in Houston, TX. The Offshore Wind Executive Summit provides a quality educational platform to integrate two industry sectors vital to accelerating the growth of U.S. offshore wind projects.

“PennWell is thrilled to host the the second installment of The Offshore Wind Executive Summit in Houston this month,” said Lisa Gasaway, Petroleum Group Event Director. “We look forward to forging relationships and sharing knowledge that will transform the way we think about improving the commercial success of U.S. offshore wind.”

Attendees will hear straight from the developers currently building offshore wind farms on topics such as policy and permitting, engineering and construction, legal and finance, operations and maintenance. The event is open to the public with registration. In addition to engineers, supervisors and managers, consultants, and field professionals within the renewable energy and oil and gas sectors would benefit from attending. View the full event schedule here.

The event will kick off on Monday, September 24 with a welcome from Stephanie Kolodziej, Publisher, Renewable Energy World followed by keynote session highlighting the following speakers:

Michael Celata, Regional Director; BOEM
Tom Kiernan, CEO; American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Randall Luthi, President of National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)

Sessions will cover U.S. Wind Process Timeline and Oil & Gas Integration, Project Design & Cost Risk Analysis, An In-Depth Look at Current Offshore Projects, Workforce Development and Training, Legal Issues in Commercial-Scale, Technology & the Future of O&M, and the Role of Ports and Shipyards.

Gain access to both days (including access to all conference sessions, networking receptions, breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks) for only $650. Group registration options are also available at a discounted rate. For more information on the Offshore Wind Executive Summit, please visit

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