Welcome to Science Meets Industry Bergen 2019! After last year's record number of attendees, NORCOWE, GCE Ocean Technology and Bergen Offshore Wind center are very much looking forward to once again inviting you to the University Aula located in the south wing of the Natural History Museum.

Full program is found here.

9:00-10:00 Registration/coffee/tea

10:00 Morning session

  • Opening address, Robert Bjerknes, Vice Rector, UiB
  • Offshore wind energy in Norway, Liv Lønnum, State Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Progress Party (Frp)
  • How sustainable finance can support a green energy shift, Thina Margrethe Saltvedt, Nordea
  • The global future of offshore wind – how to make offshore wind more cost efficient? Christina Aabo, Ørsted  
  • How to reach 40-60 Euro pr MWh for floating offshore wind in 2030?  Arne Eik, Equinor
  • Offshore wind at Kværner - what business opportunities do we see? Niklas Indrevær, Kværner

11:40 - 12.40 Lunch

12:40 Afternoon session

  • The value of integrated design of offshore wind turbines foundations, Kristoffer Skjolden Skau, NGI
  • Observationally based estimates of wind power potential on the Norwegian Shelf, Nils Gunnar Kvamstø, UiB 
  • The COTUR campaign - Measuring offshore turbulence and coherence with lidars, Joachim Reuder, UiB 
  • Drones for inspection of wind turbines – opportunities and challenges, Rune Storvold, NORCE

14:00 - 14.20 Break

  • Deep Purple – subsea hydrogen production from floating offshore wind, Marit Mork, TechnipFMC
  • Offshore Wind Opportunities for the Norwegian supply chain industry – Kai Stoltz, GCE Ocean Technology 
  • The impact of offshore wind in the society – Heikki Holmås, Multiconsult
  • Closing remarks by Members of Parliament Eigil Knutsen (Labour Party (Ap)) and Liv Kari Eskeland (Conservative Party (H))

15:30 Closing of conference

16:00-17:00 Poster session/reception



The event will take place on September 12th, and is free of charge. Registration is mandatory.

Preliminary registration list (updated August 21st) is now available.




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