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The GWO Safety & Training Forum brought together GWO's community for a heavyweight programme of inspiration, industry insight, networking and dialogue across a single day. The day comprised of workshops, roundtables as well as plenary sessions, with opportunities to contribute participant experience and understanding about the hot topics in safety and training in the wind industry.

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Safety & Training Forum 2022

The GWO Safety & Training Forum 2022 took place on October 4th in Copenhagen.

About the event

The GWO Safety & Training Forum brought together GWO's community for a heavyweight programme of inspiration, industry insight, networking and dialogue across a single day. The day comprised of workshops, roundtables as well as plenary sessions, with opportunities to contribute participant experience and understanding about the hot topics in safety and training in the wind industry.

"Clearing a path for our future workforce"

The Forum 2022 kicked off with an introduction by Ralph Savage and Julie Brown to the events of the day, as well as an overview to the GWO Entry Level Framework and changes in the GWO standards suite. Following the introduction, the attendees discussed the Framework’s opportunities and challenges moderated by members of the GWO Secretariat.

"Mapping the Routes to Success"

Andrea Scassola, GWO’s Business Analytics Manager & John Barrie’s presentation’s provided context for the need of the Entry Level Framework. The session culminated in a panel discussion including Lisa Mallon, John Barrie, Jill Lees and Andrea Scassola moderated by Jakob Lau Host followed by a Q&A session.

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A programme for everyone

The GWO Safety & Training Forum brings together GWO's community for a heavyweight programme of inspiration, industry insight, networking and dialogue across two days of workshops, roundtables as well as plenary sessions. There'll be plenty of opportunities to contribute your experience and understanding about the hot topics in safety and training in the wind industry. While we await our final programme to be announced, we know for sure that the finale for the Forum will be the  Safety & Training Awards Ceremony on the late afternoon of October 9th.

// Morning
8:30
Instructor Quality: Meet your Peers
Networking Session. Meet colleagues and organisations that have successfully completed the Instructor Qualification Training and the new Instructor Qualification process and get to know the dedicated training team behind it.
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10:30
Break
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11:00
Welcome to the Safety & Training Forum
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11:30
The Board talks Strategy 2024-2026
The Board of Directors Members will present GWO’s new strategy, and what does this mean for training organisations and the industry
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// Early afternoon
12:30
Lunch Break
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13:30
Key Note: Donald Taylor
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14:30
Join the Conversation: Digitalisation
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// Afternoon & Early evening
16:00
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16:30
Safety & Training Awards Ceremony
Join us for the GWO Safety & Training Awards Ceremony, where we celebrate excellence in the safety training community.
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18:00
Happy Hour
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// Morning
8:30
New Product Development
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9:30
Join the Conversation: Training Recognition
Recognition of legacy training and other qualifications will open up GWO training and careers in wind to a new workforce beyond those already covered by GWO merit processes. Join the conversation in this roundtable discussion
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11:00
Break
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11:30
Stepping into Solar
Panel discussion
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// Early afternoon
12:30
Lunch
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13:30
Join the conversation: Solar
Roundtable discussion Session description will be updated shortly
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15:00
Break
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// Afternoon & Early evening
15:30
Fire Side Chat: John Barrie & Jakob Lau Holst Talk Strategy
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16:30
Happy Hour
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