Student programme - WindEurope Annual Event 2024

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For the next generation of energy professionals who will run tomorrow’s renewables-based energy system, we are hosting a special student programme with an emphasis on knowledge & networking.

Join the Student programme to gain insights in the wind industry, to learn about the young talent & skills the sector is looking for, to meet your peers, to let your voice be heard and to get direct feedback from future employers!

Have a look at the programme below, and looking forward to seeing you there!

Register as a student (for free)


Programme just for students




20 March 11:00 – 12:15

Students’ plenary welcome session – Conference Area, Luxua 2

  • An introduction to the green transition and job opportunities in the wind sector.
  • Speakers:
    • Marcos Suárez, Wind Project Manager, Basque Energy Cluster
    • Oliver Wykes, Chief Policy Officer, WindEurope
21 March 12:15 – 13:00

Student inspiration panel – Powering the Future Stage

  • An exciting storytelling session where students learn about the young talent & skills the sector is looking for, and what the sector is offering.
  • Speakers:
    • Noelia Nogales López, Offshore Technology Information Security Officer (TISO), Iberdrola
    • Órán O’Brien, Graduate Project Engineer, Bord na Móna
    • María Villanueva, Product Engineer, Haizea Wind
    • Izaskun Zamakona, Project Manager, Ormazabal
    • Myriam Iturgaiz, Project Manager Wind Energy, Ingeteam
  • Moderator:
    • José Ignacio Hormaeche Azumendi, Director General, Basque Energy Cluster.
13:00 – 14:30

Student networking lunch – Amsterdam Room, Level 2

  • An opportunity for students to exchange with their peers, the speakers from the inspiration panel, the sponsor, as well as to prepare for the campfire session and exhibition visit.
  • Open to all students.
15:30 – 16:30

Campfire session – Room 3, Level 5

  • An opportunity for students to express their demands, concerns, requests, and interests regarding their future jobs to the industry.
  • Speakers:
    • Hannah Fredriks, External Affairs Advisor, Offshore Wind & Sustainability, bp
    • Aldara Martinez, , Business Development and Engineering Support, Sener
    • Nadia Gullestrup Christensen, External Affairs Advisor Global Engagement & Thought Leadership, Ørsted
  • Moderator:
    • Mariana Batista, Senior Advisor Education & Skills, WindEurope.
22 March All day

Basque Pavilion Tours taking place at specific time slots – see registration form.

Meet the exhibitors – Exhibition floor, incl. Basque Pavilion Tours

  • An opportunity for students to get direct feedback from potential future employers and discover the wind industry from the inside.
  • Open to all students.

Meet other students from international universities


Meet with exhibitors (and maybe your future employer?)


Got a question?

For any questions about the Student programme, please contact Stephanie Rycken.

Stephanie Rycken

Stephanie Rycken

Events & Sales Assistant

[email protected]


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