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Wind Finland Offshore 2023 on the 4th of May.

Wind Finland Offshore 2023 will be organized on the 4th of May in Musiikkitalo, Helsinki.

Doors open and breakfast is served at 8:30 Finnish time and the seminar starts at 9:20. Cocktail Session starts at 5pm and the Networking Evening at 6pm. We’ll close the doors at 10pm.

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Cocktail Session

We invite all our seminar and evening guests to enjoy and network at Cocktail Session right after the seminar. Cocktail session will be held at the Exhibition area form 5pm to 6pm.

Networking Evening

Networking Evening begins at 6pm in the upstairs restaurant and downstairs Exhibition area. Together we enjoy company, good food and drink as well as a musical program. The doors close at 10pm.


Here are some nice hotels in walking distance from the Musiikkitalo.

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100, Helsinki
+358 20 1234 608

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Asema-Aukio 2, 00100, Helsinki
+358 20 1234 610

Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre
Elielinaukio 5, 00100 Helsinki
+358 9 54255 000

Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

This year the event will be held in Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Music Centre). Musiikkitalo is a beautiful venue in the center of Helsinki, just a few minute walk from the Central Railway Station (local trains from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport).

In Musiikkitalo we use Seminar Hall called Paavo with a nearby access to the Exhibition hall and Restaurant. Exhibition hall will also be used for breakfast, lunch, breaks and Networking Evening. In the Networking Evening we have also the upstairs Restaurant in our use.

Local Finnish cuisine

Our event offers a light breakfast with a smoothie and coffee. We have set aside plenty of time for lunch, where we will serve roasted arctic charr in addition to the appetizers. A small sweet or salty snack is available during the coffee break.

In the cocktail session, we serve sparkling wine.

Networking Evening includes a buffet dinner. In addition to the appetizers, we serve game – elk fillet with port wine sauce. We also offer a vegetarian option and try to accommodate special diets as best as possible. Dinner includes two pours of wine.

The Musiikkitalo-bar opens in the Exhibition area at 5 p.m. and serves until the evening.


Registration takes place at the seminar entrance – no tickets needed. The cloakroom and lockers can be found in the entrance hall. Registration opens at 8:30am and the service desk serves you until 6pm.

Guest list

Guest list will be published and sent to all participants on the 25th of April.

Ticket changes and cancellations

If you need to change the name on the ticket or cancel your attendance, please contact our support (


8:30 Doors open and breakfast is served

9:20 First Session – Status update on European offshore markets
Finnish offshore outlook – Anni Mikkonen & Heidi Paalatie, Finnish Wind Power Association
Winds of Change: Scotland’s offshore wind journey – David Stevenson, Scottish Government
Offshore wind in Europe – markets update – Mattia Cecchinato, WindEurope

10:40 Break

11:10 Second Session – Projects
Opportunities in Finnish offshore wind development – Markku Tuominen, Metsähallitus
Enabling offshore wind power in the territorial waters of Åland – Ralf Häggblom, Government of Åland
Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm extension project – Inside look at current project activities – Manu Grönlund, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy
Vattenfall – Metsähallitus: A partnership setting the standard for offshore wind in Finland – Guido Schild, Vattenfall 

12:20 Networking lunch

13:50 Third Session – Supply chains and technology
Green flexible baseload – adding value to large offshore wind developments – Erik Strand Tellefsen, Njordr Offshore Wind AB
De-risking offshore wind projects – Jorrit de Boer, Boskalis Offshore Heavy Lifting / Boskalis Offshore Energy
Supply chain for offshore wind under pressure – Matilda Machacek, RWE Renewables 

15:05 Coffee break

15:45 Fourth Session – News and Inventions
Tahkoluoto bird radar project: birdlife in offshore wind farm area before and after construction – Petteri Mäkelä, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy
Ice-research enables cost-efficient offshore wind turbine foundations – Maria Tikanmäki, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
Wind turbines and winter navigation – Jarkko Toivola, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

17:05 Cocktail Hour
18:00 Networking dinner
22:00 Doors close

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