Livestream from OEEC Community Square – Day 2 on Tuesday live-streamed four talk-shows from the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam with the central theme titled “Accelerating energy transition by new functions on the North Sea.”

You had a chance to watch the gripping discussions on carbon capture and storage, offshore wind & hydrogen, electrification of offshore platforms, etc… will be on the Community Square once again on Wednesday where Martin Bouwhuis will be interviewing industry experts on various topics under the main theme: “Explore. Inspire. Transform.”

The second day at Community Square features five topical talk-shows for the offshore industry. See the streaming schedule below (all times CET).

Community Square – Explore. Inspire. Transform.


ON AIR talk-shows – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Work hard. Play fair. Incorporating sustainability in policy, strategy, and behavior.

10:30 11:00

The talk show will explore how a company can promote sustainability across the organization; there will be talk about costs of energy transition and the spread of the costs across society.

With contributions from:

• Aldo Scopetti, HSSE-Q Manager, Rosetti Marino SPA
• Aad Correljé, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management
• Jeroen Overduin, Senior Marketing Communications Advisor, Siemens / TransitieCoalitie

Can decommissioning ever be agile?

12:30 – 13:00


The discussion will tackle the challenges operators and service companies face related to the expected decommissioning wave ahead for the aging North Sea offshore wells and platforms.

Maarten Bouwhuis will talk with industry experts on both the barriers and solutions in the sector.

With contributions from:
• Jacqueline Vaessen, General Manager, Nexstep
• John Warrender, Chief Executive, Decom North Sea
• Vincent Thönissen, Manager Fleet Improvements, Ampelmann, Innovation Department
• Anthony Fievez, Business Development Manager, Heerema Marine Contractors

Soft Brexit, hard Brexit, no deal. What’s the deal for the offshore industry?

13:45 – 14:15

The name of the session says it all. The talk-show will explore what the consequences of Brexit and the way of how the UK leaves the EU will have on the offshore oil, gas, and wind industry.

With contributions from:
• Gareth Wynn, Stakeholder and Communications director, Oil and Gas UK
• Simon Gray, CEO, EEEGR (East of England Energy Group)

Sharing or protecting patents – what speeds up innovation?

15:15 – 15:45

Innovation, both by established companies and by startups, drives the industry forward but the jury is out on what is more beneficial for innovation; sharing your inventions or building a wall around it.

With contributions from:
• Ruben Rodrigues, Attorney, Foley and Lardner
• Seriena Bal, Managing Director, Buccaneer
• Daniel Buhagiar, Senior Research Engineer, FLASC
• Peter Paul van Voorst tot Voorst, Founder, SKOON

Explore. Inspire. Transform. Young professionals in the spotlight.

16:00 – 16:30

The last talk-show at OEEC 2018 puts the young guns in the spotlight. Maarten Bouwhuis talks to young talents with different backgrounds about their work, their ambitions and their drivers. Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, de facto patron of the YP Hub, will share his views on the importance of enabling young talents to become future leaders.


With contributions from:

• Jan-Willem van Hoogstraten, CEO, EBN
• Jeroen van Roosmalen, Sales Manager for Large Cylinders, Bosch Rexroth
• Marius Ottolini, Installation Engineer, Heerema Marine Contractors (winner Young Engineer Award)
• Pranshu Singhal, Student Petroleum Engineering, Delft University of Technology

Bookmark this article and follow the talk-shows as they happen in the video box on the top. The event will be live-streamed both on Offshore Wind and our Facebook page.


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