Free to IPF attendees, the two-day virtual conference April 21-22 will provide the time-sensitive information companies need to plan for the future. Press call to follow opening session.
BALTIMORE. – The Business Network for Offshore Wind’s IPF Virtual, the first part of the 2020 IPF, will take place online April 21-22 in advance of this year’s in-person conference, now scheduled for August 18-21 in Providence, Rhode Island. Free to all 2020 IPF registrants, IPF Virtual was created to provide a critical platform for federal agencies to solicit industry feedback on pending policy and regulation formulation and ensures attendees receive the time-sensitive information they need to make strategic business decisions for the future.
The schedule kicks off at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday, April 21, with an hourlong look at “Offshore Wind: The Challenges Ahead.” Immediately afterwards, members of the media may join a separate press conference call at 10 a.m. EST to pose questions to Liz Burdock, CEO of the Business Network, Jim Bennett, chief, Office of Renewable Energy Programs, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Matthew Palmer, vice president, Offshore Wind Manager, WSP, and Chris Potter, marine renewable energy program manager, California Ocean Protection Council.
Other sessions over the two–day virtual conference will cover the West Coast opportunity and floating wind turbines; developments in wind resource assessment, maintenance inspections, hiring practices, and worksite safety; and job opportunities for engineers and surveyors. The program concludes with an in-depth look at the offshore wind industry developing in New Jersey, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. EST on Wednesday, April 22.
Presented by the Business Network for Offshore Wind
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST
￼Full schedule available here
For press credentials, contact Lauren Glickman: lauren(at)renewcomm.com
IPF Press Call:
Tuesday, April 21, at 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EST
For more information, to request a press pass, or to arrange an interview, contact Lauren Glickman: Lauren(at)renewcomm.com.
- IPF Virtual webpage
- IPF Together website
- IPF Media Kit for press use (Credit: The Business Network for Offshore Wind)
For Immediate Release: April 15, 2020
Media Contact: Lauren Glickman | offshore(at)renewcomm.com | 504-258-7955
The Business Network for Offshore Wind is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a robust offshore wind supply chain in the U.S. It advances the industry forward through education, facilitating partnerships, and events, including the International Offshore Wind Partnership Forum, the largest offshore wind conference in America. Learn more at offshorewindus.org.