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IPF Conference a must this Summer!

The timing of this summer’s IPF Conference (International

Offshore Wind Partnering Forum) couldn’t be any better for the

launch-pad of America’s major move into offshore wind energy -

according to leading geotechnical and structural specialists,

Wood Thilsted.

“This premiere offshore wind energy conference will be looked

upon as a historic Who’s Who assembly,” says Wood Thilsted

USA President, Matt Palmer, who has worked in the industry for

over 20 years.

“As much as we all achieve online”, said Palmer, “this is a

golden opportunity to meet up face to face, at a time when the

US offshore wind industry is finally all set for lift off”.

He added: “IPF is a must-attend event for anyone with an

interest in the future of offshore wind, because that future is

now. It’s all happening. People will look back at IPF 2021 as a

truly breakthrough conference that they can be proud to have

been part of. For those of us who have always believed in the

industry, this is such an exciting time, with the doors now wide

open for business. People and the environment across the

world will benefit from the huge expansion in offshore wind”.

Palmer pointed to new Vineyard Wind project off the

Massachusetts’ coast, for which Wood Thilsted provided the

detailed design.

“This one project alone will create around 3,600 jobs”, he

continued. “2021 is a milestone year for offshore wind.

Throughout IPF, an amazing amount of business will be on the


Hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, IPF runs

from August 24-26 at the Greater Richmond Convention

Center; the largest exhibition and meeting facility in the

Commonwealth of Virginia.

To register for IPF, which includes, pre-conference events and

tours, please visit:

IPF organisers, The Business Network for Offshore Wind, in conjunction

with the Greater Richmond Convention Center, is working to strictly

adhere to all guidelines mandated by the Centers for Disease Control

(CDC) and Commonwealth of Virginia.

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