Offshore Conference 2019 Programme

DAY 1 – Monday 30.09.2019



13:00 – 15:00

  • dedicated Act for offshore wind energy planned by the Ministry of Energy,
  • position of the offshore technology in the National Plan for Energy and Climate for 2021-2030
  • the Spatial Development Plan for Polish Sea Areas which is being under preparation

Keynote speech:

    • Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister of Energy
    • Daphne Bergsma, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Ole Egberg Mikkelsen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark
    • Olav Myklebust, Ambassador of Norway
    • Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Polish Wind Energy Association

Moderation: Remigiusz Nowakowski, President of the Lower Silesian Institute for Energy Studies (DISE)


  • Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister of Energy
  • Jan Staniłko, Director of Innovation Department in Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology
  • Zbigniew Gryglas, Chairman of the Parliamentary Team for Offshore Wind, Member of the Polish Parliament
  • Represtentative of  DG Energy
  • Eryk Kłosowski, President of Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne
  • Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Dutch Wind Energy Association
  • Janusz Gajowiecki, President of Polish Wind Energy Association
  • Monika Morawiecka, President of PGE Baltica Sp. z o.o.
  • Krzysztof Kidawa, President of Baltic Power Sp. z o.o.

15:00 – 15:20

Coffee break

15:20 – 16:00

From North Sea to the Baltic – Lessons learned – Volker Barth, Senior Project Engineer, UL Renewables

Panel Partner:

16:00 – 16:20

Coffee break

16:20 – 18:30

B2B Meetings


Networking Reception

DAY 2 – Tuesday 01.10.2019



10:00 – 11:30

Regulations – as of today and future plans.

  • Act on Offshore Wind Energy
  • Act amending the Act on ports and marinas and certain other acts
  • preparation of a spatial development plan for Polish maritime areas
  • connection of the SHPP to the NPS

Moderation: Maciej Szambelańczyk, Partner, WKB Wierciński, Kwiecień, Baehr Sp.k.


  • Representative of Ministry of Energy
  • Representative of Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A.
  • Michał Jerzy Kołodziejczyk, President, Equinor Polska Sp. z o.o.
  • Kamila Tarnacka, Vice-President, Polish Wind Energi Association
  • Mariusz Witoński, President, Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society

Panel Partners:

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30

Infrastructure supply chains –  preparation of production and ports

Moderation: Michał Śmigielski, President of Morska Agencja Gdynia


  • Lucjan Gajewski, COO, Mewo S.A.
  • Viktorya Ibrahimova, Senior Project Procurement Manager, innogy
  • Dominik Landa, Commercial Director, DCT Gdańsk S.A.
  • Jan Jarmakowski, Member of the Board of Gdynia Container Terminal S.A
  • Wojciech Peret, President of GSG Towers Sp. z o.o.
  • Paweł Przybylski, Board President of Siemens Gamesa
  • Wojciech Szymulewicz, Prezes Zarządu, BCT-Bałtycki Terminal Kontenerowy Sp. z o.o.

Panel Partners:

13:30 – 14:30


14:30 – 16:00

Financing, bankability and risk mitigation

Moderation: Łukasz Sikorski, Director of the Section of Project Engineering (Polska&CEE), DNV GL

Introductory presentation: Losing control – requirements of the stakeholders of offshore wind energy projects – Łukasz Sikorski, Director of the Project Engineering Section (Polska&CEE), DNV GL

Main threads:

  • Conditions for the implementation of offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea
  • investment decisions, risks, financial decisions
  • environmental and social conditions of project banking
  • the importance of transparency and the role of consultation with key stakeholders in the context of the growing requirements of financial institutions

Participants in the discussion:

  • Balazs Bodoni, European Project Finance Manager, Northland Power
  • Anna Chmielewska, Associate Director / Senior Banker, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Patryk Figiel, Counsel, Linklaters
  • Michał Kaczerowski, President of the Management Board, Ambiens Sp. z o. o.
  • Karolina Pietrzak, EnBW
  • Jörg Warnatz, Senior Manager Financing, EnBW
  • Vincent Metzler, Lean Officer, European Investment Bank
  • Dominik Stachiewicz, Board Member, Howden Polska

Panel Partners:

*to be confirmed

The organizer reserves the right to change the program.