Speakers

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Walter Cruickshank
Acting Director

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Jim Bennett Prog Mgr, Offshre Renewable Energy Prog

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Martin Neubert
Chief Executive Officer

Ørsted

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Ditlev Engel
CEO

DNV GL

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Thomas Brostrøm
President

Ørsted North America

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John Lavelle
CEO, Offshore Wind

GE Renewable Energy

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Alejandro de Hoz
Vice President, U.S. Offshore Wind

Avangrid Renewables

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Jeffrey Grybowski
CEO

Deepwater Wind

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Christer af Geijerstam
Project Director

Statoil

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Jørgen Henriksen
Commercial Director, Offshore

LM Wind Power

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New Jersey Senator Cory Booker


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Troy Singleton
New Jersey Senator


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Senator Steve Sweeney
NJ Senate President


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Joseph Fiordaliso
President

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU)

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Lars Gert Lose
Danish Ambassador to the United States


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Jimmy Rhee
Special Secretary

Governor's Office of Small, Minority, Woman Business Affairs (GOSBA)

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Anne Marie McShea
POLICY, REGULATORY DEVELOPMENT & SPECIAL PROJECTS

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU)

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Anne Jeppesen
Head of U.S. Procurement

Ørsted North America

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Rachel Pachter Vice President for Permitting Affairs

Vineyard Wind

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Clinton Plummer
Vice President of Development

Deepwater Wind

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Matthew Morrissey
Vice President, Massachusetts

Deepwater Wind

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Francesco Onorio
Executive Program Manager

US Wind

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Ross Allen
Director North America

UK Department for International Trade

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Enrique Alvarez-Uria
OSW Business Dev. Director, EDPR NA

EDP Renewables

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Sandy Aylesworth
Oceans Advocate, Oceans Prog

Natural Resources Defense Council

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Jim Baeder
Professor

University of Maryland, College Park

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Bruce Bailey Senior Advisor, Energy & Power Technologies Div

UL LLC

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Garrett Barter
Wind Analyst

National Renewable Energy Lab.

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James Battensby Head of Research Business Development

Catapult Offshore Renewable Energy

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Sam Beirne
Energy Program Manager

Maryland Energy Administration (MEA)

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Jim Bell
Managing Director

FoundOcean

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David Bidwell
Assistant Professor

University of Rhode Island

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Benoît Bizet Special Advisor–Wind Energy Expert

Danish Energy Agency

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Mary Boatman Env Studies Chief, Ofc of Environmental Prog

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Nils Bolgen
Program Director

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

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Aurelien Borgoltz
Research Associate Professor

Virginia Tech Advanced Research Inst

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Jay Borkland Sr Managing Consultant & Research Assoc Professor

Ramboll Engineeringp

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Catherine Bowes
Program Director, OSW Energy

National Wildlife Federation

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Una Brosnan Business & Strategic Development Mgr

Atkins Global

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Lauren Burm
Head of Public Affairs, North America

Ørsted

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Michael Burns, Jr.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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Moya Cahill
President

PanGeo Subsea, Inc.

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Brian Cheater Technical Director, Naval Architecture

GustoMSC

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Chris Clark Program Manager, Energy & Sustainability

MD Dept of Business & Economic Dev

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Carol Anne Clayson
Director

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Sarah Courbis
Marine Mammal Specialist

Ecology and Environment, Inc.

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Fara Courtney

Mass. Research Partnership in OSW

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John Cushing Chief, Safety Inspection & Renewable Energy Section

US Bur of Safety & Environmental Enforcement

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Habib Dagher Exec Dir, Adv Structures & Composites Ctr

University of Maine

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Dr. Rick Damiani
Senior Engineer

National Renewable Energy Lab.

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John Davies
Director, Seabed Intervention

Helix Canyon Offshore

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Christina Deeken
Supply Chain Logistics, Offshore Wind

BLG Logistics Solutions, GmbH

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Devon Dodson
Senior Energy Advisor

Maryland Dept of the Environment

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Michael Drunsic
Offshore Commercial Lead

DNV-GL

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Magnus Ebbesen
Senior Consultant

DNV GL

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Euan Fenelon
Director of Asset Management

Natural Power

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Kai-Felix Fiand
Sales Manager

Menck

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Jeremy Firestone
Professor of Marine Policy

U of DE-College of Earth, Ocean & Environment

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Tim Fischer
Vice Director - Wind & Towers

Ramboll

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Jason Folsom Commercial Head of OSW, Americas

Siemens Gamesa

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Darryl Francois Chief, Engineering & Technical Review

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Paul Gahm
Executive Account Manager

JDR Global

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Andy Geissbuehler
Managing Partner

Renewable Resources International

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Bruno Geschier Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Ideol

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Scott Glenn

Rutgers University

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Elia Golfin
President & CEO

Aeolus Energy Group Inc

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Luis Gonzalez-Pinto Barrenetxea
Chief Operations Officer

SAITEC Offshore

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Rebecca Green Senior Oceanographer, Gulf of Mexico Region

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Elias Greenbaum
President

GTA, Inc.

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Daren Gretz
Senior Vice President

Aon Risk Solutions

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Todd Griffith
Associate Professor

University of Texas - Dallas

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Maurice Gulson
Director, Operations & Maintenance

Aeolus Energy Group Inc.

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Katie Guttenplan
Senior Offshore Specialist

Ecology and Environment, Inc.

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George Hagerman Senior Research Associate

Southeast Maritime & Transportation Ctr

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Matthew Hall
Assistant Professor

University of Prince Edward Island

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Rudy Hall
Managing Principal Consultant

Keystone Engineering, Inc.

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Spencer Hallowell
Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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Doreen Harris Director, Large Scale Renewables

NYSERDA

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Rob Harvey
Director, Energy Storage

Hydrogenics Corporation

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Anne Hawkins
Government Relations Associate

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

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Pernille Hermansen
Permitting Project Manager

Ørsted

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Lyndie Hice-Dunton
Environmental Specialist

Ecology and Environment, Inc.

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Eric Hines
Professor of Practice

Tufts University

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Christine Hirt
UD-DEMEC Graduate Fellow

Wind Energy Research

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Richard den Hollander
Business Development Director

Seaway Heavy Lifting Offshore Contractors b.v.

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Jakob Lau Holst

Global Wind Organisation

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Brian Hooker
Marine Biologist

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Graham Howe
Sales Manager

SeaRoc Group

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Michael Hughes
Head of Offshore O&M - Americas

Siemens Gamesa

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Fons Huijs
Technology Coordinator

GustoMSC

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Cheri Hunter Renewable Energy Program Coordinator

U.S. Bur of Safety & Environmental Enforcement

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Giacomo Valerio Iungo
Assistant Professor

University of Texas, Dallas

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Ed Jones
Senior Engineer

Cathie Associates

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Stan Kaczmarek Chief, Safety & Environmental Mgmt Sec

Bur of Safety & Environmental Enforcement

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Willett Kempton Professor

University of Delaware - College of Earth, Ocean & Environment

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Aileen Kenney VP of Permitting and Environmental Affairs

Deepwater Wind

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Dr. Francine Kershaw Proj Scientist, Marine Mammal Protection & Oceans

Natural Resources Defense Council

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John King
Professor of Oceanography

University of Rhode Island

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Anthony Kirincich
Associate Scientist

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Christos Kolliatsas
Head of Wind, Wave and Tidal

Mott MacDonald

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Nikolaj Kruppa

Ørsted

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Dan Kuhs Marine Construction Consultant

United Br of Carpenters & Joiners of America

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Matthew Lackner
Associate Professor

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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Dan Lawrence Offshore Engineer, Vessel & Facility Operating Stds

U.S. Coast Guard

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Michael Lee
President

Cytroniq

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Shawn Lifrage
Account Manager – Wind

Mammoet-USA

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Dr. Alan Lowdon Board Director of NOF Energy &

Chair of Advisory Board for Durham Energy Inst

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Dr. Julie Lundquist Associate Professor

University of Colorado

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Chris MacDonald
Chief Operating Officer

FMC GlobalSat

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Scot Mackey
Partner

MBI-GluckShaw

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Chris MacLarion Director of Apprenticeship and Training

MD Dept of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

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Stig Berendt Marstal
Lead Consultant

Ramboll

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Greg Matzat

Offshore Wind Advisor

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Alice Maynard MSc Senior Geotechnical Engineer

DNV GL

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Cliff McDougall
Founder and Principal

IP Subsea

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Georg Michels Director, Centre for Wind Energy Foundations

Salzgitter AG

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Hiram Mechling
Supervising Engineer

WSP USA

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Markian Melnyk
President

Atlantic Wind Connection

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Charles Meneveau
Professor

Johns Hopkins University

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Georg Michels Director, Centre for Wind Energy Foundations

Salzgitter AG

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Jennifer Miller
Geophysicist

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ( BOEM )

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Alastair Mills Bus Dev & Sales Manager, Offshore Grid Access

Siemens Wind Power

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Fernando Sevilla Montoya
Senior Engineer

DNV GL

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Michelle Morin Chief, Environment Branch for Renewable Energy

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Laura Morse
Environmental Manager

Ørsted

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Alastair Muir Wood
Director

Wood Thilsted Partners

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Paul Murphy
Vice President, Operations and Engineering

Deepwater Wind

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Walt Musial
Principal Engineer

National Renewable Energy Lab.

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Tees Nachtigall Business Development Manager, Global Offshore Wind

DEWI-OCC

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Thomas Newcomb
Senior Associate - Ecology

Ramboll

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Collin O’Mara
President and CEO

National Wildlife Federation

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Dennis O'Mara
Principal Consultant

DNV GL

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Kris Ohleth

Ørsted

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David Ottesen
Director Wind

Norwegian Energy Partners

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Rachel Pachter
Vice President for Permitting Affairs

Vineyard Wind

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Sudhir Pai
Managing Director

Schlumberger

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Matt Palmer
Vice President, Offshore Wind Manager

WSP USA

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Rick Palmer
Vice President

Weeks Marine, Inc.

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Jim Patterson, Jr.
Manager, Airport Safety R&D Section

Federal Aviation Administration

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Kevin Pearce Grid Access Business Development – Siemens Energy Management

Siemens Energy Management

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Steve Pennington
Managing Director

Maryland Department of Commerce

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Yelena Pichugina

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Don Pickering
CEO

BluHaptics

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Bryan S. Pivovar, PhD
Group Manager/H2@Scale Lead

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

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Joy Prescott
Project Manager

Stantec

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Andy Readyhough
Global Business Development

Ecosse Subsea Systems

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Andrew Reay
Regional Manager

A2Sea/Geosea/DEME

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Dr. Maryam Refan Sr. Research Scientist & Site Operations Mgr

Florida International University

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Mark Riemers
Managing Director

SPT Offshore

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Amy Robertson
Senior Engineer

National Renewable Energy Lab.

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Dominique Roddier
Chief Technology Officer

Principle Power

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Joergen Scheel
Vice President, Offshore

Siemens Gamesa

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Tanya Sessions
Business Developer, Energy Storage Solutions, Bioenergy & Thermal Power

Ørsted

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Will Shaw
Wind Energy Program Lead

Pacific Northwest National Lab.

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Kris Shock
Sr. Director, OSIE

Maryland Department of Commerce

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Ting Sie Chui
Technical Director

Cowi Consult

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Jack Simpson
Head of OSW Sales & Strategy

Tekmar Energy

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Tiffany Smythe Marine Research Associate

University of Rhode Island

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Nat Spencer
Business Development Manager

Oceaneering International, Inc.

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William Stephenson Senior Sales Mgr-Cable Lay & Rentals

Royal IHC

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Val Stori
Project Director

Clean Energy Group

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Karl-Erik Stromsta
Managing Editor, North America

Recharge News

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Todd Sumner
Lobbyist, Regulatory Counsel

Law Office of Todd Sumner

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Frank Thomsen Sr. Scientist Grp Exec.-Marine Reg. & Authorities, Marine Energy

DHI

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Kevin Tsai
Sales Manager, Sales Division

Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group

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Jeremy Tygielski
International Business Dev

Sabik Offshore GMBH

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Peter Vickery
Principal Engineer

Applied Research Associates, Inc

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Paul Vigeant
Managing Director

Port of New Bedford Wind Energy Ctr

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Anthony Viselli, P.E.
Hull Design Manager

New England Aqua Ventus I

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Lorry Wagner
President

Lake Erie Energy Development Corp

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Karel Wagner
Senior Engineer

GustoMSC

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Bill Wall
Project Director

LS Cable America

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John Weir
Aura, Research and Development

University of Hull

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Nicholas Welz
Director-Submarine Cable Services

Tetra Tech

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Stanley White
Principal

Stanley White Engineering, LLC

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Joel Whitman Director, Cable Installation & Maintenance

Aeolus Energy Group Inc.

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Dr. Stephen Wyatt
Research & Innovation Director

Catapult Offshore Renewable Energy