Programme overview

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Time
Sunday, 30 March 2008 
19:00 EWEA Members Only Reception
Time
Monday, 31 March 2008 
08:00 Registration, Welcome Coffee, Poster Session
09:00 Concert by the BSO WIND PLAYERS and wind dancer show
10:00 AP1: Opening Session
12:00 Press Conference and Official Exhibition Opening & Buffet Lunch - Exhibition Hall
14:00 AP2: CEO Vision
15:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
16:00 17:30
AP3A: Renewable Energy Directive AP3B: Technology: 2020 vision
17:00 Beer Reception - Exhibition Hall
19:00 Conference Reception
Time
Tuesday, 1 April 2008 
  Business & Policy 
Scientific 
Technical 
Workshops 
08:00 Registration, Welcome Coffee, Poster Session
09:00 BB1: Renewable energy policies in European member states BS1: Aeroelasticity, loads and control BT1: Wind resources and site characterisation 1 BW1: International integration studies
10:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
11:00 BB2: Global challenges and opportunities BS2: Wakes BT2: Short-term forecasting of wind power BW2: UpWind: Exploring the design limits of very large wind turbines
12:30 Buffet Lunch - Exhibition Hall
14:00 PO: Poster Session + Poster Award + Scientific Award + Excellent young wind doctor award
15:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
16:00 BB4: Integrating wind in electricity markets BS4: Resource assessment and power forecasting BT4: Loads and control BW4: TP Wind
17:30 Exhibiton Reception - Exhibition Hall
Time
Wednesday, 2 April 2008 
  Business & Policy 
Scientific 
Technical 
Workshops 
08:00 Registration, Welcome Coffee, Poster Session
09:00 CB1: Offshore: developments and prospects CS1: Electrical systems and components CT1: Structural design and materials CW1: Wind energy and the future of the carbon market
10:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
11:00 CB2: Public awareness and social acceptance CS2: Wind power plants and grid integration CT2: Advances in measuring methods CW2: Aerodynamics
12:30 Buffet Lunch - Exhibition Hall
  Wind Energy Finance Forum Scientific Technical Workshops
14:00 CF3: Impact of wind on electricity prices CS3: Rotor aerodynamics CT3: Distributed generation and autonomous systems CW3: Wind energy and the internal electricity market
15:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
16:00 17:30 CF4: Public markets CS4: Site assessment CT4: Wind turbine electrical systems and components CW4: System operation with large amounts of wind power - IEA WIND Task 25
17:00 Prosecco party - Exhibition Hall
19:30 Conference Dinner
Time
Thursday, 3 April 2008 
  Wind Energy Finance Forum 
Scientific 
Technical 
Workshops 
09:00 DF1: Project finance DS1: Structural design and materials DT1: Verification and modelling of wind power plant capabilities DW1: Environmental and safety issues
10:30 Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
11:00 DF2: Risk assessment DS2: Condition monitoring, operation and maintenance DT2: Innovations in turbine design DW2: Grid codes and wind power plant capabilities
12:30 Buffet Lunch - Exhibition Hall
14:00 DF3: Private equity of wind farms DS3: Small wind turbines (workshop) DT3: Operation and maintenance DW3: Wind resources and site characterisation 2
15:30 DP4: Closing Session: Beyond 20%
16:30 End + Farewell drink