AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference 2017

March 20 - 22, 2017

Austin, TX

Monday, March 20

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Pre-Conference Seminar

Tuesday, March 21

7:30 AM

Registration Open

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM 

Welcome & Opening Session

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Assessing the Lay of the Land 

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break & Exhibits

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Research - "Mr. Watson - Come here - I want to see you"  

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Data Collection - Known, Knowns and Unknown, Unknowns

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch & Exhibits

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Avoidance & Minimization Measures (Technical Aspects) - Shark Cages - How to Stay Safe Swimming with Sharks

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM 

Avoidance & Minimization Measures (Regulatory Aspects)

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking Break & Exhibits 

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Compensatory Mitigation – “How to Build a Better Mousetrap”

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Networking Poster Reception

Wednesday, March 22

8:00 AM 

Registration Open

8:00 AM–9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM–10:15 AM

Funding – Who Pays for All This and How? 

10:15 AM–10:45 AM

Networking Break & Exhibits

10:45 AM–12:00 PM

Policy Aspects – How Do We Get There?

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Post-Conference Seminar - Mobilizing Supporters, Defusing Opposition