International Offshore Wind Technical Conference

Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California

November 4-7, 2018

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is pleased to announce the 1st International Offshore Wind Technical Conference (IOWTC2018), to be held in San Francisco, CA, November 4-7, 2018.

The conference will draw together members of the scientific community, researchers, academia and the offshore wind engineering industry from around the world.

The OOAE Division of ASME is hosting the conference, with the local organizers being from Principle Power, Inc and The University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

More than 100 technical papers will be presented at the conference in the following two tracks:

Scientific Track

  • New Fixed Offshore Concepts
  • New Floating Concepts
  • Mooring & Foundations
  • Offshore Turbines Modeling
  • Aero-Hydro modeling
  • Structural Analysis
  • Metocean
  • Model Testing
  • Field Data
  • Farms / Layouts

Project Development Track

  • Permits
  • Environmental Issues
  • Fabrication & Industrialization
  • Installation / Commissioning
  • O&M
  • Decommissioning
  • Asian Projects
  • American Projects
  • European Projects
  • Financing Challenges & PPAs

Manuscripts of high technical quality may be fast track for journal review in the Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (JOMAE), at the discretion of the authors.

Important Dates


Author Notification of Acceptance and/or Required Revisions
June 18, 2018

Electronic Copyright Form Submission Process Opens
June 18, 2018

Submission of Revised Paper for Review (if required)
July 2, 2018