Floating Wind 2022

Haugesund, Norway
June 8-9
Quality Maritim Hotel

Registration is now open!
NOK 4950,-

The world´s need for renewable energy is going through the roof - and the answer is floating in the wind! Power produced from floating offshore wind technology can be the star of the global energy mix. During the yearly international conference Floating Wind we invite the offshore wind industry from all over the world to tackle the must win battles going forward.

The city of Haugesund will be booming with fresh knowledge, inspiring key notes, B2B meetings and feisty debates.

Are you flying to Stavanger Lufthavn Sola Aiport?
Here are directions from Stavanger to Haugesund.

Are you looking for information about hotel reservations? Click here






Arne Vatnøy
Communications Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind
Elisabeth Sæther
Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Energy

10:15 Floating Wind in Global Energy Mix

Tore Hordvik
(PDF) Business Lead - DNV 

Even Winje / Sigrid Hærnes
(PDF) Menon

Knut Vassbotn
CEO - Deep Wind Offshore

11:00 Break

11:15 Floating Wind in Global Energy Mix (continued)

Sonja Indrebø
(PDF) Vice President of Floating Wind - Equinor

Sebastian Bringsværd
SVP Business Development and Region Norway - Aker Offshore Wind
Spokesperson - Utsira Nord Consortium, Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft

Darius Snieckus
Editor in Chief - Recharge News

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Developers in the Norwegian Market

Arvid Nesse
CEO - Norwegian Offshore Wind
Ebba Phillips John
Torsten Frost 
Fredrik Celius 
(PDF) Business Development Manager Offshore Wind - Shell
Thor Otto Lohne 
(PDF) Chairman of the Board of Directors - Norsk Havvind
Yngve Børstad
(PDF) Management Team Member - Magnora Offshore Wind
Grete Hexeberg
Project Leader - Equinor
Matt Gleeson
(PDF) Senior Development Director
Spokesperson - Corio Generation and Agder Energi
Juan Antonio Carrillo de Albornoz
Bid Structuring - Business Development - Ocean Winds - Aker Offshore Wind,Statkraft, Ocean Winds
Lars Mikkel Reiersen
Project Developer - Blåvinge

14:00 Network Session with developers

14:30 Ports and Infrastructure

Nermina Saracevic
(PDF) Sr. Project Manger for Renewable Offshore Energy - Rise Research Institute of Sweden
Paul O`Brien
(PDF) CEO - Deep Wind Cluster
Darius Snieckus
Editor-in-Chief  - RECHARGE
Irene Wergeland
Communication Director - Wergeland Group
Bobby Wein
Director Strategic Planning - SSA Conventional
Toralf Ekrheim
Project Manager - NorSea Group
Torger Lofthus
Westcon Helgeland

15:30 Day End

Arne Vatnøy
Communications Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind

18:30 Evening Event


9:00 Welcome

Arne Vatnøy
Communications Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind

9:15 Technology

Per Arvid Holth
Chief Project Officer - Fred Olsen 1848
Henrik Baltscheffsky
(PDF) Director, Business Development - Hexicon
Ivar Knutsen
SVP Technical and Supply Chain - Windcatching Systems
Knut Høiland
(PDF) Business Specialist - Rosenberg Worley AS
Hedy Mahmoudi
Associate - X1 Wind
Immanuel Walter Capano
(PDF) Head Of Business Development - Saitec Offshore Technologies
Jon Reiel Endal
Market Manager Offshore Energy - Kongsberg Norcontrol

10:00 Break

10:30 Supply Chain

Arne Vatnøy
Communications Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind
Susanne Starheim-Grøtter
(PDF) Esgian
Paola Mayorca 
(PDF) Team Leader, Concrete Structures - DNV
Trond Grytten
CTO & VP Engineering - Moreld Ocean Wind
Toralf Ekrheim
Project Manager - NorSea Group
Einar Tollaksvik
Managing Director - Saga Subsea
Per Lund
(PDF) CEO - Odfjell Oceanwind

11:30 Break

12:00 Market Developments

Arne Vatnøy
Communications Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind

Astrid Green
(PDF) Project Manager - Norwegian Offshore Wind
Tommy Odinsen
(PDF) Senior Advisor - Innovation Norway

Elna Rosin
(PDF) Project Manager - French-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Excursion to Metcenter Testsite

17:00 Day End

Directions from Stavanger to Haugesund

For those who are flying into Stavanger, here is what you can expect when traveling from Stavanger to Haugesund.

By rental car

There are options for car rentals at the airport (Lufthavn/Sola).
Check out this website for more information.

If you put in the address for Quality Hotel Maritim into Google Maps the directions should be straight forward. Here is the address for your convenience: Åsbygata 3, 5528 Haugesund.

Note: You will need to take a ferry between Stavanger and Haugesund. Remember to check with your rental provider on how the ferry toll is handled.

By bus

The bus from Stavanger to Haugesund leaves from the city center, so you must find your way to the city center first. The total trip takes approximately 2 hours, and there is a ferry ride on the way.

From Sola airport to Stavanger city center
You can catch a bus from the airport or take a taxi.
Here is a link to the bus schedule.

From Stavanger city center to Haugesund
From downtown Stavanger you can catch the Kystbussen bus from the bus station. Kystbussen is a bus company that offers several departures from Stavanger to Haugesund every day.
More information can be found here.

Hotel reservations

We have rooms available in the same hotel as the conference for your convenience. If you wish to book one of these rooms, please do so before May 18.



Below you will find the full conference from 2020 as a video stream:

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Arvid Nesse
Cluster Manager
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Arne Vatnøy
Communication Manager
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