Conference arenas

Over 1000 speakers shared their insight and knowledge across our nine venues during ONS 2022. Here is an overview of the available content at ONS 2022.

The ONS Conference

Our conference is a world leading venue for discussions on energy, technology and innovation. ONS is where the international leading voices meet to discuss the trends influencing the energy industry.

  • The big questions addressed and debated
  • Brings together ministers, managers, technical specialists and analysts
  • …. but make no mistake, the topics are valuable to everyone who wants to know what is going on in the energy industry
  • Plenary and parallel sessions

We aim to be in the forefront of the trends influencing the energy future, with topics ranging from the energy markets, global politics, race to net zero, leadership, technology, finance and a just transition.

The Conference programme is developed in close co-operation with the ONS Conference Committee.


Net Zero Markets

We see new energy actors and industries built on the shoulders of the old ones, and brand-new ones coming in from other industries.  We aim to create an arena where it is down-to-business for projects, opportunities and industry experts within renewable energy and low carbon solutions.


The leading venue for business opportunities and updated market perspectives in the net zero and low carbon sphere.



Key leaders from the energy industry, politics and civil society meet for off-the-record discussions on global energy trends, their geopolitical implications and the challenges this pose to states, energy companies and technology providers.

  • Decision makers who influence the energy future
  • Geopolitical debates on energy and environmental issues
  • Cooperation between the leaders in the energy world

The Munich Security Conference Foundation (MSC) is a strategic partner of the ONS Foundation, and together we facilitate a round table discussion on energy markets, energy security challenges and the current geopolitics of energy.

Participation at the ONS Summit is by invitation only.

Technical Sessions

The technical challenges of the industry, presented by the problem owners – and the possible solutions, presented by the innovators of the supply industry.

  • Technical experts presenting in-depth oil & gas knowledge
  • The entire life-cycle of fields, from exploration to decommissioning
  • Technology transfer to/from other industries

Centre Court

A vibrant conference venue in the middle of the Exhibition. Short and focused talks on the future societies and energy solutions.

  • Wide range of interesting topics
  • High level speakers
  • Intimate atmosphere
  • Free entrance for all visitors of the exhibition

We give the floor to industry leaders and representatives, entrepreneurs, experts, environmental agencies and policy makers, facilitating an open discussion on the most relevant issues.

The programme is developed in close co-operation with the ONS Energy Society Committee.

International Markets

How to succeed in International Markets? Meet key people from the operators and industry seniors, introducing you to business opportunities and challenges in each market. In cooperation with and presented by NORWEP.

  • Insight into specific markets
  • Country sessions
  • Workshops with clients
  • Access to key players from each market
  • Hear from NORWEP’s local Energy Advisors and Directors on how to do business, local requirements and strategies.
New location for ONS 2024!

ONS Young

An extensive full-week programme made for and by young people. Different events for different target groups; middle school, high school, university students, young professionals and teachers.

  • Let the young voices be heard! We need to be honest and build trust to move forward. That is why we utilize a broad network of youngsters in our planning and in our content
  • Promoting possibilities on how to join the green transition in the energy industry
  • Providing confidence in the young participants existing skills and the opportunities to socialize in a networking arena.

Energetic debates at ONS+

Interested in politics, economy, climate debates and society in general?

ONS + brings some of the hottest topics and we aim to create a social and interesting arena for a broad energy industry,

We guarantee high quality debates and new perspectives from industry leaders, influencers and politicians in an informal setting


The number one place where start-ups & scale-ups in the energy sector go to network for their next fundraise, sign their next major client, recruit their future employees, and discover their next strategic partners.

Going on 48 years, ONS has focused on new technology & innovation in the energy sector. Now, we are expanding the platform and bringing together even more of the innovators, technologists, and economists who are shaping the next generation super-growth companies within energy, robotics & automation.

ONS aims to create a meeting place where scale-ups can:

  • Get one-on-one sit downs with CVC and VCs.
  • Be seen by hundreds of investors, corporations and influential innovators.
  • Leads and sales – connect with new customers in an informal way.
  • Meet top digitization, cloud & consulting firms.
  • Recruitment – find your new co-founder, CTO or tech talent.