Call for Workshops

The 2023 IPF Call for Workshops is closed.

Hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF) is the premier offshore wind conference in North America. Featuring 3,000+ attendees and 250+ speakers, industry experts from around the world converge to share best business practices, the most advanced technical and scientific findings, and policy updates impacting offshore wind.

2023 is expected to be another year of exponential growth for offshore wind renewable energy. Do you have a solution to a current offshore wind energy industry challenge? Now is your opportunity to create a session and assemble experts for an IPF workshop. Visibility at IPF provides an opportunity to build your professional network, gain recognition as a market thought leader, and engage with your peers.

Critical Dates

  1. DEADLINE EXTENDED! Workshop submissions due: November 7, 2022
  2. Accepted authors will be notified by: December 9, 2022
  3. Accepted authors must accept workshop offer by: January 13, 2023

Workshop Areas of Interest  

  • Vessels (Green Vessels, Autonomous Solutions, Next Generation) 
  • Wave & Green Hydrogen
  • Floating Offshore Wind
  • Project Installation & Execution 
  • Ports Innovation & Logistics 
  • Cyber Security/ Data
  • Research & Development/ Innovation
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Workforce Development, including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
  • Policy and Regulatory Developments
  • Grid & Transmission
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Public Outreach and Perception
  • Business and Organizational Growth/ Development/ Scaling
  • U.S. Manufacturing and Building the Supply Chain
  • Export Opportunities
  • Health and Safety

Thank you to the 2023 IPF Program Planning Committee:

Jeff Anderson – Taylor Hopkinson 
Jeffrey Andreini – Crowley Wind Services 
Tony Appleton – Burns & McDonnell
Melissa Batum, P.G., – US BOEM 
Sam Beirne – State of Maryland 
Jim Bennett – BOEM 
Keren Bolter, Ph.D. – Deltares 
Yorick Broekema – Deltares USA 
Jocelyn Brown-Sarcino – DOE 
Doug Campbell – DRC Inc 
Renee Cooper – US Wind 
Sarah Courbis, Ph.D. – Advisian 
John Dalton – Power Advisory  
Jennifer Daniels – Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind 
Romil Doctor – K2 Management 
Michael Drunsic – WSP 
Dr.-Ing. Tim Fischer – Ramboll 
Jason Folsom – Aker Solutions 
Stephanie Francoeur – Orsted 
Alex Guantt – Cierco Energy 

Cheri Hunter – BSEE
Dirk Kassen – D.E.S. Offshore 
Greg Lampman – NYSERDA 
James Manwell – University of Massachusetts  
Emmanuel Martin-Lauzer – Nexans 
Michael McMahon – Orsted 
Walter Musial – NREL 
Kris Ohleth – Special Initiative on Offshore Wind 
John O’Keeffe – Blue Water Shipping  
Dan Ortega – Global Wind Organisation
Matt Palmer – Wood Thilsted 
Kevin Pearce – Aker Solutions 
Ben Roberts – Marsh 
Satsuki Sokol – Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind 
Nancy Sopko – US Wind 
Emma Stoney – State of Maryland 
Joe Tirone – Baker Donelson 
Chris Waterson – Waterson Terminal Services, LLC
Edwin Welles – Deltares USA 
Joel Whitman – Foss Offshore Wind 


Liza Trey, Vice President of Event Planning
Business Network for Offshore Wind