Programme outline

Tuesday 9 December 2014
08:00-09:00 Registration and welcome refreshments in the exhibition and poster area
09:00-09:05 Welcome and opening remarks
09:05-10:50 Session 1 – Human perception of noise
10:50-11:35 Refreshments break in the exhibition and poster area
11:35-13:20 Session 2 – National guidelines
13:20-14:50 Lunch in the exhibition and poster area
14:50-16:50 Session 3 – Real-world noise measurements
16:50-18:30 Drinks reception at the workshop venue
19:00-23:00 Workshop dinner at Malmö City Hall for all participants
Wednesday 10 December 2014
08:00-09:00 Welcome refreshments
09:00-10:50 Session 4 – Wind farm design
10:50-11:35 Refreshments break in the exhibition and poster area
11:35-13:20 Session 5 – Wind turbine design
13:20-15:00 Lunch in the exhibition and poster area

Programme details

Tuesday 9 December 2014 – 09:00 – 10:50
Session 1: Human perception of noise

Session chair: Jeremy Bass, Senior Technical Manager, RES

Speakers:

François Tremblay, Head of Environment Department, Project Manager Wind Energy, Activa Environment Inc., Canada (invited)
Hideki Tachibana, Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology (invited)
Simon Chapman, Professor of Public Health, University of Sidney (invited)

More names will be added soon, so please check this page regularly for updates.

 

Tuesday 9 December 2014 – 11:35 – 13:20
Session 2: National guidelines

Speakers: Names will be added soon, so please check this page regularly for updates.

 

Tuesday 9 December 2014 – 14:50-16:50
Session 3: Real-world noise measurements

Session chair: Bo Søndergaard, Senior Consultant – Acoustics, Grontmij A/S

This session will cover:
- Wind turbine noise at the neighbours
- Measuring and assessing Amplitude modulation
- Meteorological influence on wind turbine noise

Speakers:

Amplitude Modulation for different weather conditions. Conny Larsson, Associate Professor, Uppsala University (invited)
Wind power plants and low frequency applications for the acoustic camera Torbjörn Kloow, President, Acoutronic AB (confirmed)
Amplitude Modulation for different weather conditions. Petri Välisuo, Assistant professor,
University of Vaasa (invited)

More names will be added soon, so please check this page regularly for updates.

 

Wednesday 10 December 2014 – 09:00-10:50
Session 4: Wind farm design

Session chair: Roger Drobietz, Technical Leader, GE Wind Energy

Speakers:

Assessment of noise prediction methods over water for long range sound propagation of wind turbines Lukas Mylonas, Uppsala University (confirmed)

More names will be added soon, so please check this page regularly for udpates.

 

Wednesday 10 December 2014 – 11:35-13:20
Session 5: Wind turbine design

Session chair: Tomas Blodau, Team Leader Wind and Site, Senvion

Speakers:

Surface and wake flow characterization of trailing edge serrations at incidence with particle image velocimetry Carlos Arce, PhD candidate, TU Delft / LM Wind Power (confirmed)
Measurements to assess the effectiveness of turbine modifications to reduce the occurrence of AM in the far-field Matthew Cand, Executive Acoustics Engineer, Hoare Lee Acoustics (confirmed)
ALARM: Research on wind turbine tonalities Fred Vanhollebeke, Technology Engineer, ZF Wind Power (confirmed)
Analysing and predicting structure borne tonality contributions – a hybrid test-simulation method Dirk von Werne, Technical Expert, Siemens Industry Software (invited)