Monday, May 07, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Member Meeting to Finalize Board Elections
Location:Hyatt McCormick, Prairie B

Monday, May 07, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Monday, May 07, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

AWEA Board of Directors Meeting
Location:Hyatt McCormick, Prairie Room

Monday, May 07, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Monday, May 07, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception
Location:Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

Monday, May 07, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

WindPAC Reception
Location:Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

Tuesday, May 08, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Run Like the Wind Meetup - Morning Run
Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or at McCormick Place

Tuesday, May 08, 8:00 AM

Tuesday, May 08, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Tuesday, May 08, 9:00 AM

AWEA O&M Subcommittee
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Continental Breakfast
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Tuesday, May 08, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibition Open
Location:West Hall

Tuesday, May 08, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General Session: Powering Forward - The Future of Wind and Renewable Energy
Location:Power Station, all other theaters (simulcast)

Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM

Coffee Break
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

e-Poster Sessions
Location:e-POSTER GALLERY

e-POSTER: PowerCone: Aerodynamic Enhancement Technology
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Performance Anxiety: Wind Power Project Performance Guarantees
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Regulatory Feasibility of Micro Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines Along Medians of Traffic Corridors
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
e-POSTER: A Techno-Economic Analysis of Energy Kites
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Estimating the Value of Offshore Wind on the United States’ Eastern Coast
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
e-POSTER: Dissolved Gas Limits in Transformers for Wind Application.
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Creating A Winning Cyber Security Culture
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Industrial Fabrication of Jackets by Means of Pre-Fabricated Components and Standardized, Mass Produced Tubes
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Interactive 3D Visualization in Stakeholder Consultation and Engagement
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: The Levelized Cost of Energy Storage
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Wind Turbine Generator Foundation Optimization: How to Stay Competitive for Larger Turbines
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 6
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Attendee e-Poster Browsing
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY (Hall F2)
  • Tuesday, May 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
e-POSTER: Foundation Inspection and Monitoring
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: One cyber security standard to rule them all!
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Through the OEM Cybersecurity Looking Glass
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: Using Lessons Learned from Adjacent Industries to Address Wind Wildlife Operational Challenges
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Integrating Wind Power to Mining Applications
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Innovation Education: Teaching Entrepreneurship through the Collegiate Wind Competition
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Maximizing Maintenance Dollars In a Post-PTC World
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: Like the Wind: Streamlining Federal Permitting
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER :Energy Storage and Carbon Dioxide Emissions under Scenarios of Climate Change in the Western United States
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: Utilization of Benchmarking to Develop Wind Project Capital and Operating Cost Forecasts
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 6
  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: SCADA Integrated Lidar in place of on-site met masts for wind farm performance monitoring
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Machine Vision Field Survey Data and Implications for Risk Modeling
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Toward a better fatigue design of onshore wind turbine foundations
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: There’s More to a Wind Turbine than its Power Curve…
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
ePOSTER: Compact test voltage source for field diagnosis of wind turbine transformers
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
ePOSTER: Quantifying Performance Variation as a Function of Turbine Manufacturer
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
e-POSTER: The IEC 61400-25 communication standard under the aspects of cyber security and risk management
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
e-POSTER: A Blade Design to Revolutionize the Wind Industry
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Tuesday, May 08, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM

Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM

Analyst Hour: U.S. Wind Market Forecast
Location:Power Station

Outlook of U.S. Wind Build: How Long Can it Compete?
  • Location:Power Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bridging the Gap: The Outlook for US Wind During and After the PTC
  • Location:Power Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
U.S. Wind Market Outlook: Pathways to Competitiveness
  • Location:Power Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Striving for Sustainable Growth: Defining Upside Potential Post 2020
  • Location:Power Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

What Larger Turbines Mean for O&M
Location:Operations Station

Tuesday, May 08, 12:00 PM

AWEA Offshore Subcommittee Meeting
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Tuesday, May 08, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Collaborative Lunch & Learns
Location:Concession Area, Back of Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Collegiate Wind Competition Student Presentations
Location:Front of Exhibition Hall

Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM

Afternoon Beverage Break
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM

Changing Paradigms: Project Siting, Finance and Community Engagement
Location:Project Development Station

Preparing for Change: Innovative Strategies for the Post-PTC Project
  • Location:Project Development Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Innovative Leasing Strategies: Ways to Spread the Wealth to Build Greater Community Support
  • Location:Project Development Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Re-Charging Wind Project Finance: The PTC and Innovation in Structured Finance
  • Location:Project Development Station
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Technical and Financial Aspects of Repowering Wind Farms
  • Location:Project Development Station
  • Session Number: 1672
  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM

AWEA (O&M) Blade Working Group
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Tuesday, May 08, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Location:West Hall

Tuesday, May 08, 5:00 PM

AWEA & GWEC Member Reception
Location:AWEA Booth #3234

Tuesday, May 08, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Extended Booth Receptions
Location:West Hall

Tuesday, May 08, 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Renewables UnWind Meet-Up (Tuesday)
Location:AceBounce, 230 N Clark, corner of Clark & Wacker

Wednesday, May 09, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Run Like the Wind Meetup - Morning Run
Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or McCormick Place

Wednesday, May 09, 8:00 AM

Wednesday, May 09, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

AWEA Transmission Committee Meeting
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Wednesday, May 09, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibition Open
Location:West Hall

Wednesday, May 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General Session: Powering Forward - The Future of Wind and Renewable Energy
Location:Power Station, all other theaters (simulcast)

Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM

Coffee Break
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

e-Poster Sessions
Location:e-POSTER GALLERY

e-POSTER: Wake Effect Identification in Operational Wind Farms and its Impact on Long-Term Expected Energy Production
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Aerodynamic Analysis of a Small Co-Rotating Dual-Rotor Wind Turbine Through Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Wind Power Plant Partial Repowering: Key Considerations for a Successful Repower
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Meso-microscale coupling for wind resource assessment using averaged atmospheric conditions
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
e-POSTER: Ice Release Coatings for Wind Turbine Blades
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Due Diligence for Wind Project Acquisitions.
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Winds of Change: Recent Innovations in Wind-Energy Habitat Conservation Plans
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
e-POSTER: Understanding Ice Accumulation to Wind Turbines
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Nondestructive Testing Conditional Assessment of Wind Turbine Foundations
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Communicating, Tracking and Assessing the Effect of Landowner Guarantees on Windfarm Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Primer on Financeable Land Documents
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Two methods to improve turbulence estimates above a forest in a CFD model
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
e-POSTER: Advanced geotechnical engineering for optimizing the foundation design of large wind turbine generators
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Bridging the Gap between Wind Energy Candidates and Companies
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 6
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
e-POSTER: Wind and Solar Assets Management through Intelligent Data Collection Methodologies
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: Safely Secure Fasteners In Critical Wind Turbine Applications
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
e-POSTER: REpowering Schools
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 AM
e-POSTER: Beyond Operation and Maintenance: the Business Case for Performance Services
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Ultimate Proof of Yaw Misalignment as Driver for Turbine Underperformance
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Eagle Curtailment Simulation Using Machine Vision
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Classification of New Species Using Machine Vision
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 2
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Quantification of Wind Energy Resource Uncertainty Associated with Wind Assessments of Various Time Intervals
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Synthesis of Lesser Prairie- Chicken Research in a Changing Regulatory Environment
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
e-POSTER: Icing Performance Of The Anemometer
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
e-POSTER: A Comparison between Whooping Crane Stopover Habitat Models and Applications to Wind Energy Siting Decisions
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
e-POSTER: Habitat Conservation Planning: What is all that about?
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
e-POSTER: Wind Tower Integrated Lift Design
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 5
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
e-POSTER: Staying Grounded: Grounding Transformers VS Ground Switches
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 3
  • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
e-POSTER: Advanced Gearbox Health Monitoring for Utility Scale Wind Turbines
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 4
  • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Offshore Wind: Preparing U.S. Ports and Supply Chain
Location:Project Development Station

Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 12:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Collaborative Lunch & Learns
Location:Concessions Area, Back of Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, May 09, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Regulator Roundtable Luncheon
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Community Service Project - Chicago Botanic Garden Windy City Harvest Program
Location:Community Service Project Area, Front of Hall F2

Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Afternoon Beverage Break
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Wednesday, May 09, 2:45 PM

New Research on Our Communities and Jobs
Location:Thought Leader Theater

Perspectives from the Front Lines of the Toughest Wind Siting Fights in the Midwest
  • Location:Thought Leader Theater
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Jobs for Rural America: the Ripple Effect from Wind Energy Development in Local Communities
  • Location:Thought Leader Theater
  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

AWEA State Affairs Committee
Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 09, 3:30 PM - 4:25 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Rooftop Garden Tour
Location:Rooftop Garden at McCormick Place

Wednesday, May 09, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Poster Reception
Location:West Hall (Near e-POSTER GALLERY Hall F2)

Wednesday, May 09, 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Wednesday, May 09, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Networking Meet-Up (Wednesday)
Location:Eataly Chicago, 43 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611

Thursday, May 10, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Run Like the Wind Meetup - Morning Run
Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or McCormick Place

Thursday, May 10, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday, May 10, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, May 10, 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast
Location:In front of all 5 education stations

Thursday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Collegiate Wind Competition Student Presentations
Location:Front of Exhibition Hall

Thursday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

e-Poster Sessions
Location:e-POSTER GALLERY

e-POSTER: Sub-Synchronous Resonance Analysis in Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Based Wind Farms
  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
  • Session Number: 1
  • Tuesday, May 08, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Thursday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exhibition Open
Location:West Hall

Thursday, May 10, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday, May 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WINDPOWER Town Hall
Location:AWEA Booth #3234

Thursday, May 10, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Collegiate Wind Competition Team Expo
Location:Front of Exhibition Hall

Thursday, May 10, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Thursday, May 10, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Thursday, May 10, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Thursday, May 10, 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Thursday, May 10, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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