As the wind energy industry continues to expand, so does the need for an evolving approach to operating the nation’s growing number of wind projects. Fortunately, there is no shortage of experience to draw from in this arena. Individuals from across industry sectors and across functional disciplines will join in San Diego in February to set a vision and plan for continued and expanded operational excellence in the wind industry.
The largest North American gathering of wind energy operational professionals and technicians, the AWEA Operations & Maintenance and Safety Conference is where the industry comes together to recognize unique challenges and identify solutions in four main sectors:
– Health & safety
– Workforce training & development
– Quality assurance
AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference March 20, 2018
The AWEA Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference is where leaders from the wind industry, environmental permitting and compliance sector, the scientific community and regulatory officials come together for a robust discussion about the current state of siting and environmental compliance, and network. Take away key insights within wind energy development, operations, evolving trends, and strategies for improving the project permitting process and maximizing the output of operating assets while increasing regulatory and legal certainty.
North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference March 26, 2018
The 2018 North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference will be held in Norfolk, Virginia on March 26-30, 2018. For more than 80 years, WMI has administered the North American Wildlife and Natural Resource Conference. The North American Conference sessions, workshops and more than 150 separate meetings and functions, serve as the annual forum to set conservation policy in North America. The conference format is designed so that attendees leave with
- A better understanding of the origins, complexities and likely solutions to current conservation issues, and
- A better sense of the need for and the methods to achieve coordinated, cooperative management of the continent?s wildlife.
North American Joint Bat Working Group Meeting March 27, 2018
Join us for the North American Joint Bat Working Group Meeting (Midwest Bat Working Group, Southeast Bat Diversity Network, Northeast Bat Working Group) and 28 th Annual Colloquium on the Conservation of Mammals in the Southeastern U.S. (Mammal Colloquium), March 27-29, 2018, in Roanoke, VA.
This joint meeting will bring together conservation biologists, private and public land managers, private consultation organizations, educational institutions, citizen scientists, and outdoor enthusiasts across the Midwest, Southeast, and Northeast Regions. The Mammal Colloquium will provide a forum for student and professional oral and poster presentations on any topic related to mammals.
American Ornithological Society Meeting, April 4, 2018
Please join us for the 136th annual meeting of American Ornithology and the second annual meeting of the American Ornithological Society, to be held in Tucson, Arizona, 9-14 April 2018. Following our long legacy, this meeting once again will offer a great opportunity for sharing and discussing scientific research in all areas involving birds. The meeting will place special emphasis on research and conservation focused on our 2018 meeting theme of Celebrating Connections: Birds Across Borders.
CanWEA Spring Forum April 9, 2018
Is Canada ready to become the next world leader in clean energy? How can the Federal Government ensure a smooth transition to a clean growth economy? What steps are the provinces taking to modernize the electricity grid to meet Canadian’s current and future needs? What is happening in Alberta and Saskatchewan that makes this region the biggest market for new renewable energy in Canada? What is the wind industry’s role in all of this?
Join us at the annual Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) Spring Forum on April 10-11, 2018 in Calgary as we explore these questions and what this means for wind energy. We will also provide an update on activities in Canada’s major markets and emerging opportunities in North America.
CanWEA has a proven track record of attracting key industry players to our events. This is your opportunity to learn, network and connect with peers and government officials throughout this two day event.
Registration will open January 2018.
74th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference April 15, 2018
The 74th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference will be held April 15-17, 2018 in Burlington, Vermont at the Hilton Burlington Hotel.
The annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference attracts over 500 natural resources professionals in the fields of wildlife biology, fisheries and fisheries management, information and education and law enforcement. The event provides opportunities for education, discussion, and exchanging of ideas. Highlights include: over 50 workshop sessions, keynote speakers, poster displays, and social networking events.