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

  • Location:Hyatt McCormick, Prairie B

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

      Registration will be held at the entrance to Hall F in the West Building at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. You may pick up your badge on-site during these hours (badges are not pre-mailed)....

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

        • Location:Hyatt McCormick, Prairie Room
        Contact Heather Graving at hgraving@awea.org for more information or to RSVP....
        • Committee Meeting

        Monday, May 07, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

        • Location:W470A
        For more information email: standards@awea.org ...
        • Committee Meeting

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

        • Location:Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier
        This year the Opening Reception will be held Monday evening at the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier. This iconic location in Chicago is a beautiful indoor one-acre botanical garden under a six-story glass atrium providing spectacular views of the Chicago Skyline, Lake Michigan, and the Ferris Wheel. This event will... Read More
        Sponsored by

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

          • Location:Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier
          This year the WindPAC Reception will be held Monday evening on the patio of the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier. The patio offers spectacular views of the Chicago Skyline and direct access to the Ferris wheel. WindPAC contributors will gain exclusive access from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm to Navy... Read More

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

            • Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or at McCormick Place
            In addition to the official receptions and networking activities taking place at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, we are also facilitating some informal (and free!) "meet-ups" throughout the show, providing different ways for attendees to network with one another, Wind Energy Foundation staff and AWEA staff. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings we... Read More

              Tuesday, May 08, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

              • Location:W470B
              • Committee Meeting
              • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
              • Committee Meeting

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

                Registration will be held at the entrance to Hall F in the West Building at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. You may pick up your badge on-site during these hours (badges are not pre-mailed)....

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

                  • Location:W470B
                  • Committee Meeting

                  Tuesday, May 08, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                  • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                  • Committee Meeting
                  • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                  Sponsored by

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

                    • Location:West Hall

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

                      • Location:Power Station, all other theaters (simulcast)
                      The wind industry was founded by visionaries and it continues to embody an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated by the rapid pace of growth and continued decline of LCOE, despite whatever policy challenges exist.  What visions or innovations will lead us towards continued success?  Will emerging technologies, such as machine... Read More
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      Gregory Wolf
                      Chief Executive Officer
                      Leeward Renewable Energy
                      Speaker
                      Laura Beane
                      CEO
                      Avangrid Renewables
                      Speaker
                      Mark Albenze
                      CEO Global Service Business Unit
                      Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
                      Speaker
                      Steve Lockard
                      President & CEO
                      TPI Composites Inc.
                      Speaker
                      Tom Kiernan
                      Chief Executive Officer
                      American Wind Energy Association
                      Speaker
                      Tristan Grimbert
                      President and CEO
                      EDF Renewables
                      Sponsored by

                      • General Session

                      Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

                      • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                      Keep up your energy with a late morning coffee break in front of each of the 5 education stations....
                      Sponsored by

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

                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                        • Poster Session
                        Presentations:
                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                        • Session Number: 1
                        • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                        Speaker(s)
                        Ryan Church
                        CEO
                        Biome Renewables
                        • Poster Session
                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                        • Session Number: 2
                        • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                        Speaker(s)
                        Mr.  Alexander Coologeorgen
                        Senior Management Consultant
                        Sargent & Lundy
                        Handout(s)
                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                          • Session Number: 3
                          • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
                          Speaker(s)
                          Leah Kunkel
                          Student
                          Saint Louis University
                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                            • Session Number: 4
                            • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                            Speaker(s)
                            Megan Quick
                            System Engineer
                            Makani
                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                              • Session Number: 5
                              • Tuesday, May 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
                              Speaker(s)
                              Poster Presenter
                              Mark Bolinger
                              Research Scientist
                              Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                • Session Number: 1
                                • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                Speaker(s)
                                Israel Barrientos
                                Standards Engineer
                                Prolec GE
                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                  • Session Number: 2
                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Mr  John Bahouth
                                  Vice President of Administration
                                  Apex Clean Energy
                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                    • Session Number: 3
                                    • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Poster Presenter
                                    Georg Michels
                                    Director Salzgitter Mannesmann Renewables
                                    Salzgitter AG
                                    • Poster Session
                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                    • Session Number: 4
                                    • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Andy Dennison
                                    CEO
                                    3d Web Technologies LTD
                                      • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                      • Session Number: 5
                                      • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Poster Presenter
                                      Michael Stavy
                                      Senior Advisor
                                      Renewable Energy Technology and Finance
                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                        • Session Number: 6
                                        • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Poster Presenter
                                        Amr Sallam
                                        Principal
                                        Terracon
                                        • Poster Session
                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY (Hall F2)
                                        • Tuesday, May 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
                                        • Poster Session
                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                        • Session Number: 1
                                        • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Hieu Nguyen
                                        Senior Structual Engineer
                                        DNV GL
                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                          • Session Number: 2
                                          • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          James McQuiggan
                                          Product Security Officer
                                          Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
                                            • Session Number: 2
                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Poster Presenter
                                            James McQuiggan
                                            Product Security Officer
                                            Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                              • Session Number: 3
                                              • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Elise DeGeorge
                                              Senior Project Leader
                                              National Renewable Energy Laboratory
                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                • Session Number: 4
                                                • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Dr  Michel Carreau
                                                Director of Hybrid Power
                                                Hatch
                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                  • Session Number: 5
                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Poster Presenter
                                                  David Willy
                                                  Northern Arizona University
                                                  Poster Presenter
                                                  Denise Parris
                                                  Northern Arizona University
                                                  • Poster Session
                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                  • Session Number: 1
                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Gary Hennigan
                                                  U.S. Wind Lubrication Engineer
                                                  ExxonMobil
                                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                    • Session Number: 4
                                                    • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Raya Treiser
                                                    Counsel
                                                    WilmerHale
                                                    Handout(s)
                                                      • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                      • Session Number: 5
                                                      • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Poster Presenter
                                                      David Willy
                                                      Northern Arizona University
                                                      Poster Presenter
                                                      Denise Parris
                                                      Northern Arizona University
                                                      Track(s)
                                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                        • Session Number: 6
                                                        • Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Sean Noonan
                                                        Senior Energy Consultant
                                                        Sargent & Lundy LLC
                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                          • Session Number: 1
                                                          • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Mr.  Scott Wylie
                                                          Wind Engineer
                                                          ZephIR Lidar
                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                            • Session Number: 2
                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Mr  Steve Block
                                                            Renewable Energy Consultant
                                                            Black & Veatch Corporation
                                                              • Session Number: 3
                                                              • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Alexander Abboud
                                                              Research Scientist
                                                              Idaho National Laboratory
                                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                • Session Number: 4
                                                                • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Tom Hiester
                                                                President
                                                                Identiflight International LLC
                                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                  • Session Number: 5
                                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Hieu Nguyen
                                                                  Senior Structual Engineer
                                                                  DNV GL
                                                                    • Session Number: 6
                                                                    • Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Stuart Cohen
                                                                    Electric System Modeler
                                                                    National Renewable Energy Laboratory
                                                                      • Session Number: 1
                                                                      • Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Mr  Anthony Crockford
                                                                      Technical Director, Performance & Reliability
                                                                      Power Factors
                                                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                        • Session Number: 2
                                                                        • Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Mr.  Stefan Bergmann
                                                                        Area Sales Manager
                                                                        HIGHVOLT Prftechnik Dresden GmbH
                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                          • Session Number: 2
                                                                          • Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Annalise Miller
                                                                          Meteorologist
                                                                          Oregon State University
                                                                          • Poster Session
                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                          • Session Number: 4
                                                                          • Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Bertram Lange
                                                                          Senior Application Manager Wind
                                                                          Bachmann Electronic GmbH
                                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                            • Session Number: 2
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Zifeng Yang
                                                                            Assistant Professor
                                                                            Wright State University
                                                                            • Poster Session

                                                                            Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

                                                                            • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                            • Session Number: 409
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Track(s)
                                                                            Handout(s)
                                                                            • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                            • Location:Tech Station
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                            • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            • AWEA Booth Presentations

                                                                            Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                            • Location:Power Station
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Handout(s)
                                                                            • Session
                                                                            Presentations:
                                                                            • Location:Power Station
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            David Hostert
                                                                            Head of Wind
                                                                            Bloomberg New Energy Finance
                                                                            Track(s)
                                                                            • Session
                                                                            • Location:Power Station
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Mr  Maxwell Cohen
                                                                            Associate Director
                                                                            IHS Markit
                                                                            • Session
                                                                            • Location:Power Station
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Bruce Hamilton
                                                                            Director
                                                                            Navigant Consulting, Inc.
                                                                            • Session
                                                                            • Location:Power Station
                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Dan Shreve
                                                                            Partner
                                                                            MAKE Consulting
                                                                            • Session
                                                                            • Location:Operations Station
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Handout(s)
                                                                            • Session

                                                                            Tuesday, May 08, 12:00 PM - 12:25 PM

                                                                            • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                            • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                            • Session Number: 1762
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Handout(s)
                                                                            • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                            • Location:W470A
                                                                            • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                            • Location:Concession Area, Back of Exhibit Hall
                                                                            In addition to the formal education sessions and presentations offered in the 5 education stations, AWEA booth presentations, and the new e-Poster Gallery, we've added yet another way to expand your knowledge at WINDPOWER 2018! New for this year, a collaborative lunch & learn area will be located at the back... Read More

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

                                                                              • Location:Front of Exhibition Hall
                                                                              Watch the students deliver their project presentations on the Collegiate Wind Competition stage, located in the front of the Exhibition Hall. ...

                                                                                Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

                                                                                • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                • Session Number: 483
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                • Stand-Alone Presentation

                                                                                Tuesday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

                                                                                • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                • Session Number: 1599
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Track(s)
                                                                                Handout(s)
                                                                                • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                                • Location:Power Station
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                                • Location:Tech Station
                                                                                Industry leaders share examples of best practice of the integration of high levels of Renewable Energy into the European energy system. The panel will focus on the need for system flexibility and market design transformation in Europe whilst contrasting it with current US practices, all of which will culminate in... Read More
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Alfredo Parres
                                                                                Group SVP of Power Grid Innovation,
                                                                                ABB Inc.
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Andrew Young
                                                                                CEO
                                                                                Innogy Renewables US, LLC
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Lindsay McQuade
                                                                                Chief Executive Scottish Power Renewables
                                                                                Avangrid Renewables
                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                Pierre Tardieu
                                                                                Chief Policy Officer
                                                                                WindEurope
                                                                                • Session

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

                                                                                • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                                                                                Sponsored by

                                                                                  • Location:West Boardroom
                                                                                  • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                  • Location:W470A
                                                                                  • Committee Meeting

                                                                                  Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                                  • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Handout(s)
                                                                                  • Session
                                                                                  Presentations:
                                                                                  • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Aaron Anderson
                                                                                  Renewable Energy Business Line Manager
                                                                                  Burns & McDonnell Engineering
                                                                                  • Session
                                                                                  • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Jeanine Wolanski
                                                                                  VP of Land Management
                                                                                  Apex Clean Energy, Inc.
                                                                                  • Session
                                                                                  • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Gary Durden
                                                                                  Director
                                                                                  CohnReznick
                                                                                  • Session
                                                                                  • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                  • Session Number: 1672
                                                                                  • Tuesday, May 08, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Anant Jain
                                                                                  Staff Engineer
                                                                                  Intertek
                                                                                  • Session
                                                                                  • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  • Session

                                                                                  Tuesday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

                                                                                  • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                    • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    • AWEA Booth Presentations

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

                                                                                    • Location:Tech Station
                                                                                    Wind power project collector systems may consist of miles of underground cable with significant amounts of cable charging capacitance. In addition, wind project reactive power compensation systems often contain switched shunt capacitor banks. The total shunt capacitance of the collector system cables and reactive compensation system can interact with the... Read More
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                    Eric Hope
                                                                                    Manager
                                                                                    Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                    • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                                    • Location:Power Station
                                                                                    Wind turbine manufacturing leaders will share insight into current company successes and challenges, domestic and global markets, and the future of the industry.   With the five-year PTC extension and phasedown in place, wind project developers acted enthusiastically in 2016 and 2017 to secure wind turbine equipment to qualify for the... Read More
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    David Sale
                                                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                    Goldwind Americas
                                                                                    Moderator
                                                                                    Jeffrey Chester
                                                                                    Partner Head of Renewable Energy Development and Finance
                                                                                    Morrison & Foerster LLP
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    José Miranda
                                                                                    CEO
                                                                                    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Josh Irwin
                                                                                    VP SALES
                                                                                    Vestas - American Wind Technology Inc.
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Scott Baron
                                                                                    Head of Product Startegy
                                                                                    Nordex USA, Inc.
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Vikas Anand
                                                                                    General Manager of Onshore Wind Americas
                                                                                    GE Renewable Energy
                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                    • Session

                                                                                    Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                    • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                    • Committee Meeting
                                                                                    • Location:W470B
                                                                                    • Committee Meeting

                                                                                    Tuesday, May 08, 3:10 PM - 3:35 PM

                                                                                    • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Presenter
                                                                                    Prashanth Duvoor
                                                                                    Vice President, North America
                                                                                    Ampacimon Inc.
                                                                                    Track(s)
                                                                                    • Stand-Alone Presentation

                                                                                    Tuesday, May 08, 3:30 PM - 3:55 PM

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

                                                                                    • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                    Panel discussion on how digitally enabled services are helping asset owners achieve better performance at lower costs with reduced risk....
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                    Aaron Barr
                                                                                    Senior Consultant
                                                                                    Wood MacKenzie
                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                    Alex George
                                                                                    Senior Vice President Asset Management and Operations
                                                                                    Invenergy LLC
                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                    Anne McEntee
                                                                                    CEO Renewable Energy SERVICES
                                                                                    GE Energy
                                                                                    Moderator
                                                                                    Darius Snieckus
                                                                                    Editor in Chief
                                                                                    Recharge
                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                    • Session

                                                                                    Tuesday, May 08, 4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

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

                                                                                    • Location:W470B
                                                                                    • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                    • Location:W470A
                                                                                    • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                    • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                    • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                    • Location:West Hall
                                                                                    Enjoy a beverage while exploring the hall and networking with exhibitors to wrap up the first full day of WINDPOWER 2018....
                                                                                    Sponsored by

                                                                                      Tuesday, May 08, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                      • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                        • Location:W470A
                                                                                        • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                        • Location:West Hall
                                                                                        Following the official exhibit hours ending at 6pm, exhibitors are welcome to host receptions in their booths until 8pm on Tuesday evening....

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

                                                                                            Tuesday & Wednesday evenings are open for corporate events after the close of the exhibit hall at 6:00 pm.  Please note, sponsorship is a requirement to host any large private events co-located with WINDPOWER.  Please contact Brent Nussbaum with questions....

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

                                                                                              • Location:AceBounce, 230 N Clark, corner of Clark & Wacker
                                                                                              In addition to the official receptions and networking activities taking place at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, we are also facilitating some informal (and free!) "meet-ups" throughout the show, providing different ways for attendees to network with one another and AWEA staff.  Join us on Tuesday evening from 7:00 - 9:00 pm for... Read More
                                                                                              Sponsored by

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

                                                                                                • Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or McCormick Place
                                                                                                In addition to the official receptions and networking activities taking place at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, we are also facilitating some informal (and free!) "meet-ups" throughout the show, providing different ways for attendees to network with one another, Wind Energy Foundation staff and AWEA staff. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings we... Read More

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

                                                                                                  • Location:W470B
                                                                                                  • Committee Meeting
                                                                                                  • Location:West Boardroom
                                                                                                  • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                                  • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                                  • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                                  • Location:W375 Ballroom
                                                                                                  The teams’ turbines will undergo performance testing in the Collegiate Wind Competition wind tunnel, located in the W375 Ballroom across from the WINDPOWER exhibition hall. ...

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

                                                                                                      Registration will be held at the entrance to Hall F in the West Building at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. You may pick up your badge on-site during these hours (badges are not pre-mailed)....

                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                                                                        • Location:W470A
                                                                                                        • Committee Meeting
                                                                                                        • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                                                                                                        Sponsored by

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

                                                                                                          • Location:West Hall

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

                                                                                                            • Location:Power Station, all other theaters (simulcast)
                                                                                                            The wind industry was founded by visionaries and it continues to embody an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated by the rapid pace of growth and continued decline of LCOE, despite whatever policy challenges exist.  What visions or innovations will lead us towards continued success?  Will emerging technologies, such as machine... Read More
                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Adam Wright
                                                                                                            President and CEO
                                                                                                            MidAmerican Energy Company
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Brian Janous
                                                                                                            Director of Energy Strategy
                                                                                                            Microsoft
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Chris Brown
                                                                                                            President
                                                                                                            Vestas Americas
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Danielle Merfeld
                                                                                                            Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                                            GE Renewable Energy
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Evan Caron
                                                                                                            Cofounder and Managing Director
                                                                                                            Swytch
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            John Lavelle
                                                                                                            President & CEO
                                                                                                            GE Energy
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Kelly Speakes-Backman
                                                                                                            CEO
                                                                                                            Energy Storage Association
                                                                                                            Sponsored by

                                                                                                            • General Session

                                                                                                            Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                            • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                                                                                                            Keep up your energy with a late morning coffee break in front of each of the 5 education stations....
                                                                                                            Sponsored by

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

                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                              • Poster Session
                                                                                                              Presentations:
                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                              • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                              • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                              Gustavo Bohme
                                                                                                              Mr. Phd.
                                                                                                              Echo Energia
                                                                                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                Francisco Herbert
                                                                                                                Postdoctoral Fellow
                                                                                                                Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute
                                                                                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                  • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                  • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                  Eric DeCristofaro
                                                                                                                  Senior Energy Consultant
                                                                                                                  Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
                                                                                                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                    • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                    • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                    Dr.  Catherine Meissner
                                                                                                                    Software Development Manager
                                                                                                                    WindSim AS
                                                                                                                      • Location:e_POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                      • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                      • Wednesday, May 09, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                      Mr.  Scott Wylie
                                                                                                                      Wind Engineer
                                                                                                                      ZephIR Lidar
                                                                                                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                        • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                        • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                        Wei Zhang
                                                                                                                        President and CTO
                                                                                                                        Ice Release Materials LLC / Polymer Exploration Group LLC
                                                                                                                          • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                          • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                          John Young
                                                                                                                          President
                                                                                                                          Clean Law PC
                                                                                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                            • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                            • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                            Mr  Walter Gutierrez
                                                                                                                            Research Assistant
                                                                                                                            Texas Tech University
                                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                              • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                              • Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                              Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                              Quintana Hayden
                                                                                                                              Biologist/HCP Practice Group Lead
                                                                                                                              Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc.
                                                                                                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                Martin McKewon
                                                                                                                                Director of Business Development/Meteorologist
                                                                                                                                Indji Systems
                                                                                                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                  • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                                  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                  Jeffrey Clymer
                                                                                                                                  Vice President
                                                                                                                                  FDH Infrastructure Services
                                                                                                                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                    • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                                    • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                    Nathan Lehman
                                                                                                                                    Energy Analyst
                                                                                                                                    Apex Clean Energy Inc.
                                                                                                                                      • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                      • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                                      • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                      Larry Bonney
                                                                                                                                      Partner
                                                                                                                                      Foley & Lardner LLP
                                                                                                                                        • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                                        • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                        Dr.  Catherine Meissner
                                                                                                                                        Software Development Manager
                                                                                                                                        WindSim AS
                                                                                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                          • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                                          • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                          Mr  Alvaro Cazcarro
                                                                                                                                          Head of Geotechnical Department at Valencia Office
                                                                                                                                          TYPSA
                                                                                                                                          Javier Abanades
                                                                                                                                          Project Manager
                                                                                                                                          TYPSA
                                                                                                                                          Javier Ivars
                                                                                                                                          Director of Wind Energy Division
                                                                                                                                          TYPSA
                                                                                                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                            • Session Number: 6
                                                                                                                                            • Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
                                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                            Suzanne Tegen
                                                                                                                                            Wind Power Technology, Engineering and Deployment Manager
                                                                                                                                            National Renewable Energy Laboratory
                                                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                              • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                              • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                              Cornel Bunea
                                                                                                                                              Senior Performance Engineer
                                                                                                                                              Apex Clean Energy, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                                                • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                Lorraine Amitrano
                                                                                                                                                Business Development - Renewables
                                                                                                                                                Nord-Lock Inc
                                                                                                                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                  • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                                                  • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 AM
                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                  Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                                                  Larry Flowers
                                                                                                                                                  principal
                                                                                                                                                  G4Wind
                                                                                                                                                  Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                    • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                                                    • Wednesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                    Matt Chan
                                                                                                                                                    Energy Analyst
                                                                                                                                                    Apex Clean Energy Inc.
                                                                                                                                                      • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                      • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                                      • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                      Mr  Martin Hamel
                                                                                                                                                      Senior Project Manager - Renewable Power
                                                                                                                                                      Hatch
                                                                                                                                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                        • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                                        • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                        Dr  Harald Hohlen
                                                                                                                                                        Senior Wind Measurement Specialist
                                                                                                                                                        ROMO Wind Deutschland GmbH
                                                                                                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                          • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                                                          • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                          Tom Hiester
                                                                                                                                                          President
                                                                                                                                                          Identiflight International LLC
                                                                                                                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                            • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                                                            • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                            Tom Hiester
                                                                                                                                                            President
                                                                                                                                                            Identiflight International LLC
                                                                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                              • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                                                              • Wednesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                              Dr.  Matthew Aldeman
                                                                                                                                                              Assistant Professor
                                                                                                                                                              Illinois State University, Department of Technology
                                                                                                                                                                • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                                                                • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                Nam Nguyen
                                                                                                                                                                Measurement and Data Specialist
                                                                                                                                                                Apex Clean Energy, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                  • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                                                                  • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                  Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                  Mr  Christopher Jorgensen
                                                                                                                                                                  Project Scientist
                                                                                                                                                                  Olsson Associates
                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                    • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                                                                    • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                    Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                    Hilary Clark
                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Environmental Scientist
                                                                                                                                                                    Olsson Associates
                                                                                                                                                                      • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                      • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                                                                      • Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                      Paul Marotta
                                                                                                                                                                      Technical Director
                                                                                                                                                                      Aquaeter Inc
                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                        • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                                                        • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                        Tassia Penha Pereira
                                                                                                                                                                        Research Assistant, Ph.D. Candidate in Wind Science & Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                        National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University
                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                          • Session Number: 2
                                                                                                                                                                          • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                          Ms  Monica Nassar Machuca
                                                                                                                                                                          Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                          Federal University of Santa Catarina
                                                                                                                                                                          Track(s)
                                                                                                                                                                          • Poster Session
                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                          • Session Number: 3
                                                                                                                                                                          • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                          Brian Connaghan
                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Consultant
                                                                                                                                                                          Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
                                                                                                                                                                          Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                            • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                            • Session Number: 4
                                                                                                                                                                            • Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                            Poster Presenter
                                                                                                                                                                            Michael Williams
                                                                                                                                                                            • Poster Session
                                                                                                                                                                            • Session Number: 5
                                                                                                                                                                            • Tuesday, May 08, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
                                                                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                            Mr.  BINGZHENG DOU
                                                                                                                                                                            Doctor
                                                                                                                                                                            Tsinghua University

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

                                                                                                                                                                              • Location:W375 Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                              WINDPOWER attendees are welcome to stop by the W375 Ballroom to watch student teams from 4th - 12th grades test their turbines on Wednesday.  Find out more about the National KidWind Challenge here. ...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Jørgen Scheel
                                                                                                                                                                                Vice President - Offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Mark O'Reilly
                                                                                                                                                                                CEO & Chairman
                                                                                                                                                                                Team Humber Marine Alliance
                                                                                                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Rich
                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Development
                                                                                                                                                                                US Wind Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Vigeant
                                                                                                                                                                                Managing Director - New Bedford Wind Energy Center
                                                                                                                                                                                New Bedford Economic Development Council
                                                                                                                                                                                • Session

                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                • AWEA Booth Presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                                                                                                                • Session Number: 519
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Power Station
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Jennifer Curran
                                                                                                                                                                                Vice President, System Planning
                                                                                                                                                                                MISO
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Ken Schuyler
                                                                                                                                                                                Manager of Renewable Services
                                                                                                                                                                                PJM Interconnection
                                                                                                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                Kevin Gresham
                                                                                                                                                                                VP, Government Relations & Ext
                                                                                                                                                                                E.ON
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Suskie
                                                                                                                                                                                Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and General Counsel
                                                                                                                                                                                Southwest Power Pool
                                                                                                                                                                                Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                • Session

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Tech Station
                                                                                                                                                                                This session will include a selection of developers and consultants sharing their ideas and disruption thinking for improving wind resource and energy production assessments. Speakers will present ideas that challenge the way we do things in our sector and the panel will discuss the advantages, challenges, and barriers to implementing... Read More
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Chris Ziesler
                                                                                                                                                                                Global Director, Energy Services
                                                                                                                                                                                AWS Truepower
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Daniel Jaynes
                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Energy Resource and Meteorology
                                                                                                                                                                                Avangrid Renewables
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Katherine Gallant
                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Wind Resource Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                Enel Green Power North America Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Matthew Hendrickson
                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Energy Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                Vaisala Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                Ms  Melissa Elkinton
                                                                                                                                                                                Head of Section, Energy Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                DNV GL
                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                Patrick Pyle
                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Meteorology
                                                                                                                                                                                Pattern Energy Group LP
                                                                                                                                                                                Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                • Session

                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, May 09, 12:00 PM - 12:25 PM

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:W470A
                                                                                                                                                                                • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:W375D
                                                                                                                                                                                Back again in 2018, join the Women of Renewable Industries & Sustainable Energy (WRISE) for their annual networking and awards luncheon during WINDPOWER.  To learn more about WRISE visit: http://wrisenergy.org/ or for specific questions about the event, email info@wrise.org  Add the WRISE luncheon to your WINDPOWER regististration for $60 per ticket.... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:Concessions Area, Back of Exhibit Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                  In addition to the formal education sessions and presentations offered in the 5 education stations, AWEA booth presentations, and the new e-Poster Gallery, we've added yet another way to expand your knowledge at WINDPOWER 2018! New for this year, a collaborative lunch & learn area will be located at the back of the... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                                                                                                                    Invitation Only...
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Committee Meeting

                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Session Number: 1583
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Tech Station
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Power Station
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                    Pierre Tardieu
                                                                                                                                                                                    Chief Policy Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                    WindEurope
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert Hornung
                                                                                                                                                                                    President
                                                                                                                                                                                    Canadian Wind Energy Association
                                                                                                                                                                                    Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sean Whittaker
                                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Renewables Specialist
                                                                                                                                                                                    IFC (World Bank)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr.  Steve Sawyer
                                                                                                                                                                                    CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                    Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Session

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

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

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:Community Service Project Area, Front of Hall F2
                                                                                                                                                                                    Join us on Wednesday, May 9th for a WINDPOWER Community Service Project building container gardens for the local community in partnership with the Chicago Botanic Garden Windy City Harvest program. Click here for more information and to register. USE PASSWORD: GARDEN Sponsored by: ...
                                                                                                                                                                                    Handout(s)

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

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
                                                                                                                                                                                      Join us for a hot or cold beverage mid-afternoon in front of the education stations....
                                                                                                                                                                                      Sponsored by

                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 09, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • AWEA Booth Presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Operations Station
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stand-Alone Presentation

                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

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

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Committee Meeting

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

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Project Development Station
                                                                                                                                                                                        Energy storage hasn't penciled out for many wind developers in the past, but as technology has improved and cost have gone down more are considering this as a beneficial route for development.   Experts will discuss the various technologies that are available and what technologies are on the imminent horizon.  Hear... Read More
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                        Andrès Isaza
                                                                                                                                                                                        VP Chief Commercial Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                        GE Renewable Energy
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                        Craig Horne
                                                                                                                                                                                        Vice President Business Development, Energy Storage
                                                                                                                                                                                        RES-Group
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                        Ibrahim Jilani
                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Business Development Manager, Energy Storage & e-mobility
                                                                                                                                                                                        UL LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                        John Fernandes
                                                                                                                                                                                        Director, Regulatory Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                        Invenergy LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                        Krys M. Rootham
                                                                                                                                                                                        Vice President of Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                        Acciona Energy USA Global LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                        Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Session

                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 09, 4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Thought Leader Theater
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stand-Alone Presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Handout(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • AWEA Booth Presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Tech Station
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Session Number: 1652
                                                                                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Track(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stand-Alone Presentation

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

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Location:Rooftop Garden at McCormick Place
                                                                                                                                                                                        Click here to register (Use password GARDEN)...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:West Hall (Near e-POSTER GALLERY Hall F2)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Another excellent educational and networking opportunity is the Poster Reception which wraps up Wednesday in the exhibit hall.  Meet over a hundred poster authors and discuss their work during this reception....

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

                                                                                                                                                                                              Tuesday & Wednesday evenings are open for corporate events after the close of the exhibit hall at 6:00 pm.  Please note, sponsorship is a requirement to host any large private events co-located with WINDPOWER.  Please contact Brent Nussbaum with questions....

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Eataly Chicago, 43 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611
                                                                                                                                                                                                In addition to the official receptions and networking activities taking place at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, we are also facilitating some informal (and free!) "meet-ups" throughout the show, providing different ways for attendees to network with one another and AWEA staff.  Join us on Wednesday evening from 7:00 - 9:00 pm for... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:Meet at the Hilton Chicago or McCormick Place
                                                                                                                                                                                                  In addition to the official receptions and networking activities taking place at AWEA WINDPOWER 2018, we are also facilitating some informal (and free!) "meet-ups" throughout the show, providing different ways for attendees to network with one another, Wind Energy Foundation staff and AWEA staff. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings we... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Location:W375 Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The teams’ turbines will undergo additional performance testing as needed in the Collegiate Wind Competition wind tunnel, located in the W375 Ballroom across from the WINDPOWER exhibition hall.  ...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registration will be held at the entrance to Hall F in the West Building at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. You may pick up your badge on-site during these hours (badges are not pre-mailed)....

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:Exhibit Hall Meeting Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Committee Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Location:In front of all 5 education stations
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Location:Front of Exhibition Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Watch the students deliver their project presentations on the Collegiate Wind Competition stage, located in the front of the Exhibition Hall. ...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Poster Session
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Location:e-POSTER GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Session Number: 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tuesday, May 08, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hossein Ali Mohammadpour
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sr. Engineer
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Poster Session

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Location:West Hall

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, May 10, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:AWEA Booth #3234
                                                                                                                                                                                                                On Thursday, May 10, at 11:00 am WINDPOWER 2018 will play host to the first-ever industry Town Hall.  Attendees will gather at the AWEA Booth #3234 on the show floor to hear from industry leaders but more important, to hear from you!  Come with your questions, your insight, your perspective.   This... Read More
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Attendee Choice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stefanie Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vice President, Education & Conferences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                American Wind Energy Association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Steve Lockard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                President & CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                TPI Composites Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tom Kiernan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                American Wind Energy Association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tristan Grimbert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                President and CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                EDF Renewables
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • General Session

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:Front of Exhibition Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Come meet the brightest young minds in wind on your way out of the show! The Collegiate Wind Competition Team Expo will be located around the team booths near the main entrance of the exhibit hall. ...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Location:W375 Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WINDPOWER attendees are welcome to stop by the W375 Ballroom to attend the National KidWind Challenge Awards Ceremony on Thursday from 12:30 - 1:00 pm.  Find out more about the National KidWind Challenge here. ...

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      *NEW* Choose Your Own Chicago Adventure After the exhibit hall closes but before you head home, be sure to check out one of these iconic Chicago activities while continuing to network with other attendees.  Tickets are $49 each and space is limited for each tour (they will likely sell out ahead... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          *NEW* Choose Your Own Chicago Adventure After the exhibit hall closes but before you head home, be sure to check out one of these iconic Chicago activities while continuing to network with other attendees.  Tickets are $49 each and space is limited for each tour (they will likely sell out ahead... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *NEW* Choose Your Own Chicago Adventure After the exhibit hall closes but before you head home, be sure to check out one of these iconic Chicago activities while continuing to network with other attendees.  Tickets are $49 each and space is limited for each tour (they will likely sell out ahead... Read More

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Location:W375 Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stick around for the Collegiate Wind Competition awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon from 3:30 - 4:30 pm in the W375 Ballroom. ...
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