Less than a week until the OFFSHORE WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition!

The annual Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition is just days away, and we have some exciting new general session speakers to announce. Every event registrant is given access to the three general sessions (Opening Session, OEM Panel, and Developers Panel) so make sure that you are there to hear the latest breaking news!

Major Turbine Manufacturers Panel

Wednesday, October 12 > 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
A panel of wind turbine vendors / OEMs will provide their views on the U.S. offshore wind power market, the latest in turbine design and technical innovations, and how they intend to establish a U.S. based supply chain.

Steven Cuevas,
Director of Business Development, AREVA
Michael Hannibal, VP Offshore Sales, Siemens Wind Power A/S
Frederick Hendrick, Global VP for Offshore Wind, Alstom Grid
Scott Keating
, General Manager of Sales, Offshore NA, Vestas
Javier Perea, Managing Director, Sales and Services, Gamesa

Developers Panel

Thursday, October 13 > 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The conference will close with two panels made up exclusively of off shore wind developers. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear directly from off shore wind developers about their views of the industry and to ask questions.

Panel A- Moderated by Doug Pfeister, Senior Vice President, OWDC
Tim Ryan, Senior Executive Vice President, Apex Wind
Ian Hatton, Chief Executive Officer, Baryonyx
Bill Moore, Chief Executive Officer, Deepwater Wind
Doug Copeland, Regional Development Manager, enXco
Andy Kinsella, Executive Director and CEO Offshore, Mainstream Renewable Power
Erich Stephens, Vice President, Offshore M/W

Panel B- Moderated by Jim Lanard, President, OWDC
Dennis Duffy, Vice President, Cape Wind Associates
Daniel Cohen, President, Fisherman's Energy
Chris Wissemann, Managing Director, Freshwater Wind

e-Newsletter Sponsors:

Robert Gibbs, Vice President, Garden State Offshore Energy, LLC
Peter Mandelstam, Founder and President, NRG Bluewater Wind
Dr. CaroylnHeeps, Development Strategy Manager, RES Offshore
Theo de Wolff, Principal, Seawind Renewable Energy Corporation

Navigate Like a Pro: Bookmark the Mobile Site

New for this year is an advanced mobile website that can help you to navigate the exhibit hall, while pulling up exhibitor profiles and session times.  Use this site to access your personalized My Show Planner itinerary that you created prior to the show. 

Pull out your smartphone now and go to http://aweaoff11.mobile.mapyourshow.com to bookmark the mobile site and save it to your home screen. 

Special Movie Sneak Preview

Join the producers of Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle, for a special AWEA sneak preview on Wednesday, October 12th at 6:00 pm in Ballroom 1. After the screening the filmmakers will hold court with Jim Gordon, the president of Cape Wind Associates, and several other experts to explore the lessons of Cape Wind and what it takes to develop large-scale offshore wind along America's densely populated coastlines.


Purchase wind energy-inspired gifts at AWEA Store located in the AWEA booth #557!  Also, remember to get your commemorative offshore wind tee – only $12!  See additional merchandise at http://www.AWEAstore.com.

Maximizing your time at OFFSHORE WINDPOWER – Use the Attendee Toolkit and My Show Planner!

Do your homework in advance of the show and use the Attendee Toolkit and My Show Planner.  Use the Toolkit to view the floor plan, search for exhibitors, browse conference sessions, and create a My Show Planner account.  The My Show Planner lets you add exhibitors and sessions to your personalized itinerary, contact exhibitors, share information, and setup appointments. The My Show Planner can be used prior to, during, and after the conference.

The My Show Planner is powerful online planning and networking tool that lets you easily:
  • Explore the floor plan and search exhibiting companies
  • Review exhibitor profiles, press releases, promotional video, and more
  • Sort exhibitors by product category
  • Search and review conference sessions
  • Add exhibitors and conference sessions to your planner and create a personalized event itinerary
  • Use the calendar feature to manage appointments, sessions, dinners, and special events
  • Print your itinerary and calendar
Get started using your My Show Planner today!

Interactive Attendee Toolkit

See Exhibitor News Below:

Maersk Line, Limited | Booth #: 314   

Visit Maersk Line, Limited at Offshore 2011
As a ship owner and operator for the past 28 years, Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) has demonstrated practices that ensure reliable vessel operations and on-time delivery of cargoes. Offshore wind projects need the efficient and consistent maritime support that MLL offers. With more than 629 ship years of experience managing ships of all sizes, classes, and complexities, MLL can operate virtually any specialized vessel required to transport and service offshore wind turbines. Our experts have designed transportation plans and services to meet unique, oversized cargo needs. Additionally, our parent company, the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group’s unparalleled offshore energy capability can be used to identify the right resources to support all offshore projects.

Siemens Wind Power A/S | Booth #: 345   

Siemens Wind Power is no. 1 in offshore
Siemens is a world-leading supplier of high-quality wind turbines and related services and ranked number one in the global offshore market. With robust and reliable wind turbines and highly efficient solutions for power transmission and distribution, Siemens provides clean power across the entire energy conversion chain. From the wind power headquarters in Denmark and locations around the world more than 7,000 dedicated employees are helping to meet tomorrow’s energy needs while protecting the environment.

Siemens Wind Power

Corporate News / Press Release
Ormazabal International Business SLU | Booth #: 603

Ormazabal achieves a new Offshore milestone in the UK
The Thanet offshore wind farm is the largest operational wind farm in the world. It consists of 100 turbines each with a 3MW generating capacity. The windfarm is located 11.3 km offshore from Foreness Point, in the North Sea. The WTG’s are interconnected by an offshore 33kV inter array cable network and connected to an offshore substation platform where the voltage is stepped up to 132kV and electricity will be transported to shore through two export cables.

Ormazabal web page
Official Thanet Offshore wind farm site
Data Sheet

New Products and Services

Bechtel | Booth #: 643   

Attend AWEA’s Off-Shore Conference and meet the Bechtel Team in the Exhibit Hall at - Booth 643! We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore.
Wind is a fast growing energy technology, and Bechtel is the contractor that can provide customers the reliability and value they want through our innovation, technical resources, and integrated development, planning, deployment, and startup/commissioning services. Drawing on our experience and employing industry-best practices, Bechtel stands ready to assist customers in putting this clean source of renewable energy to work. To discuss your development needs, visit us at Booth 643.

Bechtel Renewable Power
Bechtel Renewable Power Video
Bechtel Wind Brochure

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