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The 4th Australian Offshore Wind Conference

Developing the next powerhouse industry for Australia’s energy sector

26-27 February 2024 | Grand Hyatt Melbourne

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Australia’s wind power sector is already one of the country’s main sources of renewable energy. The industry continues to expand with the announcement of offshore wind zones being proposed for Victoria, the Illawarra, and the Hunter regions. These new developments are set to propel Australia forward into the next stage of our renewable energy future.

Join us in Melbourne on the 26-27 February 2024 for the 4th Australian Offshore Wind Conference as we explore the creation of the next powerhouse industry for Australia’s energy sector.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Australia’s Offshore Wind Landscape
    • Industry collaboration for maximum potential
    • Future outlook and trends shaping the sector
    • Key players’ plans: Oceanex Energy, Corio Generation, Equinor, Ocean Winds, KIMAenergy, and Skyborn Renewables
  • Project Updates and Developments
    • Progress reports on major projects: Great Eastern Offshore Wind, Bass Offshore Wind Energy, Gippsland Offshore Wind, and Spinifex Offshore Wind Farm
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges
    • Addressing logistical requirements and supply chain challenges
    • Workforce needs for a net-zero economy in clean energy generation
  • Local Content in Offshore Wind
    • Importance of local content in offshore wind foundations
    • Advocacy for local content provisions in wind farm development
  • Vision and Strategies
    • Companies’ visions: Ocean Winds’ vision for Victoria’s region, Equinor’s offshore wind plans, and Skynorn Renewables’ strategies for Australia
    • Balancing clean energy goals with logistical and local content considerations


Penny Pickett

Head of Australia, Corio Generation

Maya Malik

Co-Founder, KIMAenergy

Morgan Rossiter

Director - Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Council

Jordan Glanville

Technical Director, Oceanex Energy

Lachlan Stammers

Project Manager – Offshore Wind, Navantia Seanergies

Kristy Finch

Chief Development Officer, Nexsphere

Simon Barnes

Managing Director, Rothschild & Co

Sean Van Steel

Operations Director, CoreMarine

Benjamin White

Director, Business Development & Stakeholder Relations, Equinor

Linden Blair

Project Development Manager, Alinta Energy

Nam Quach

Project Development Manager , Skyborn Renewables Australia

Jeff Wanliss

Engineering and Estimating Manager, Keppel Prince

Pelayo Rodriguez Alonso

Senior Business Development Manager, Ocean Winds

Andrew Edwards

Director of the Clean Energy Workforce, Jobs & Skills Australia

Alistair Parker

Chief Executive Officer, VicGrid, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Marion Collette

Project Manager, Green Giraffe

Mark Richardson

Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Offshore Geoscience, WSP

Esther Diffey

Technical Discipline Manager, Social Performance, SLR Consulting Australia Pty Ltd

Bodye Darvill

Director Emerging Industries, Latrobe Valley Authority

Darcy Wall

Community and Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, Alinta Energy

Dr Llewelyn Hughes

Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Bess Clark

Chief Executive Officer, TasRex

Kellie O’Callaghan

Chair, Regional Development Australia | Gippsland

Mads Prange Kristiansen

Expert – Renewables, Trade Council of Denmark in Oceania

Luke Osborne

Director, Stride Renewables

Jacqueline Plant

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Dr Christine Lamont

Technical Director, RPS

David Blowers

Director Partnerships and Engagement, Offshore Wind Energy Victoria, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA)

Claire Fletcher

Technical Director and Renewables Lead, The Biodiversity Consultancy

Aastha Hora

Policy Officer, Office of the Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner



Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

The 4th Australian Offshore Wind Conference, will allow you to hear from industry leaders about the latest developments, projects and challenges in creating the next powerhouse industry for Australia’s energy sector.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry
  • Build brand awareness

To see what is on offer please contact:
Megan Rogulski – Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (0)2 9080 4334

when & where

26 - 27 Feb 2024

Grand Hyatt Melbourne
123 Collins St,
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9657 1234


Secure your accommodation at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne with a $50 discount* off the best available flexible rate.

To book this rate, click here and enter EVENT in Special Offer Code, or call call 13 1234 (provide offer code EVENT).

* Rooms and rates are subject to availability at the time of booking, we suggest booking early to avoid disappointment.


Still have a question?

General Information & Registration
Customer Service
+61 2 9080 4307

Speaking Enquiries
Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4324

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4334

Marketing & Media Enquiries
Libbie Sinclair

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