Young Professional Hub at Offshore Energy


In order to inspire, inform and offer networking opportunities for the new generation, the Young Professional Hub can be found at Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), taking place on the 23rd and 24th of October in RAI Amsterdam. The Hub is a physical place and meeting point on the exhibition floor in Hall 2, specially designed for young professionals from the industry.

Here Young Professionals can meet each other, learn more about new developments in the industry and make their voices heard about what they feel is important in their work environment. With an extensive program for YPs this year, OEEC recognizes the important role that future leaders have in shaping the industry. The Hub is powered by Navingo Career and presented in collaboration with Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN).

Meet Your Peers

The Meet Your Peers sessions take place on the 23rd  and 24th of October from 11:30-12:30. A creative meet & greet between YPs (<35 years old) in the offshore energy industry to expand their network and exchange ideas. There are no costs associated with these sessions. Pre-event registration is applicable, on-site registration space is limited.

Master Classes

The Master Classes bring together masters and young talents in the offshore oil, gas and energy industry for an informal exchange of ideas and experiences. The masters are two inspiring young men: Simon Kennedy (COO, eVision) and Joost Lasschuit (Managing Director, Rolloos). The Master Classes are meant for final year students, starters and young professionals (<6 years work experience, <35 years old, min. Bachelor degree). This year the Master Classes focus on the possibilities of digital technology. You can book the Master Classes when you register as visitor.

Young Professional Career Planning

Come talk to us about your skills and current career path, and we will challenge you to think about ambitions, motivation, the impact on your work-life balance and the possibilities in the sector.

The Well of Fortune Challenge

The Well of Fortune Challenge uncovers ideas on how to make organizations millennial proof. YPs can submit their ideas in the Well of Fortune on 23 and 24 October.  What do you expect from your manager, from your employer, from your part of the industry? Do you have an idea that will help you develop as a person or as a professional? After Offshore Energy the best idea will be chosen and, after consultation with the idea owner, publicly presented. The winner will receive a prize offered by Krauthammer.

More information

Other items in the program for YPs include the yearly Young IRO Event, Young Professionals in the Spotlight at Community Square and the OE Young Engineer Award. Moreover, visitors that register as students receive a reduced rate for the Offshore Energy Conference sessions. For more information about the Young Professional Hub and the entire program offered to YPs during OEEC, please visit the website.

The Young Professional Hub is part of the 11th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference on (22), 23 and 24 October in RAI Amsterdam, and is presented in collaboration with EBN. Approximately 600 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors are expected to attend OEEC.