Conference Agenda

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Registration and Continental Breakfast

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 9:30am

Opening Welcome

James Manwell, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Conference Chair

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Plenary 1

Grand Challenges in Wind Energy Science
Session Chair: Paul Veers, NREL

Paul Veers, NREL – The Grand Wind Vision
Katherine Dykes, DTU – Control and The Grid
Melinda Marquis, NOAA – The Atmosphere
Carlo Bottasso, TUM – The Growing Turbine
Joachim Peinke, Oldenburg – Wind Integrated Science
Eric Lantz, NREL – Intersections with Social Science

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lunch

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Session 1

Room: 174
Room: 803
Room: 165
Room: 904
Room: 805
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Break

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Session 2

Room: 174
Room: 803
Room: 165
Room: 904
Room: 805
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Poster Reception

Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
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Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Room: Marriott Ctr. 11th fl.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am to 8:15am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:00am

Plenary 2

Hurry up, and wait! Cross-cultural stakeholder engagement while solving urgent engineering climate change challenges!
Session Chair: Bonnie Ram, University of Delaware

David Cash, Dean, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jennie Stephens, Director, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
Suzanne Tegen, Assistant Director, Center for the New Energy Economy
Paul Veers, Wind Energy Science Group Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bonnie Ram, Interim Director, Strategic Partnerships and Associate Director of the Center for Research in Wind, University of Delaware

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Break

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Session 3

Room: 174
Room: 805
Room: 904
Room: 165
Room: 803
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Lunch

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Session 4

Room: 174
Room: 805
Room: 904
Room: 165
Room: 803
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm

Break

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:45pm

Plenary 3

Offshore Wind Research Challenges
Session Chair: Walt Musial, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Ross Tyler, Executive Vice President, Business Network for Offshore Wind – State of US OSW Industry
Jordan Shoesmith, PMO & Bid Development, Vineyard Wind – Developer Needs for Offshore R&D
Derek Stilwell, Manager of Business Development, GE Offshore Wind – OEM Needs for Offshore R&D
Walt Musial, Manager Offshore Wind, NREL – Reducing OSW cost through innovation
Bonnie Ram, Interim Director of Strategic Partnerships, Center for Research in Wind, University of Delaware – "I don't trust you: Effective Public Engagement"

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:45pm to 6:30pm

Free Time: Poster Viewing

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Banquet at the Inn on Boltwood in Amherst

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:00am to 8:15am

Registration

Coffee

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:00am

Plenary 4

Large Turbines on Land
Moderator: Josh Paquette, Sandia National Laboratories

Mark Bollinger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Steve Nolet, TPI Composites
Todd Griffith, University of Texas-Dallas

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Break

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Session 5

Room: 174
Room: 904
Room: 165
Room: 805
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Lunch/Closing Awards

Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Break