The Offshore Wind R&D Conference 2018 takes place in Bremerhaven. It is part of the “RAVE- research at alpha ventus”- initiative and the conferences in 2012 and 2015 have initiated knowledge exchange between more than 200 participants from offshore wind. From November 14. to 16. 2018 international experts will present and discuss their current research along the life cycle of offshore wind farms. This is your opportunity to present your research and development results and to network with other experts from academia and industry.

To register as a participant or to submit an abstract, visit the website

Conference topics will be:

• Site assessment
• Environmental impact and spatial planning
• Environmental conditions (soil, waves, currents)
• Offshore wind turbines und components
• Test facilities and sites
• Foundations
• Grid connection and integration
• Installation und decommissioning
• Operation and maintenance

Important dates

Mar 02, 2018 Start of abstract submission
Apr 27, 2018 End of abstract submission
Jun 01, 2018 Start of registration
Sep 14, 2018 End of early bird offer
Oct 31, 2018 End of registration
Nov 14-15, 2018 Conference
Nov 16, 2018 Excursion