Workshop: International Exchange on Wind Energy and Wildlife

Presented in Collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Tuesday, November 29, 1:00 – 5:00pm

Separate registration required. See registration tab for more details.

Draft Agenda

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Goal: To provide an opportunity to share information and engage in discussions on wind energy and wildlife among representatives from the international community, with a focus on identifying (1) priority questions in various countries and regions and (2) opportunities for future dialogue and activities.

Information and discussion will be captured and notes circulated to all attendees.

1:00 – 1:10pm Welcome, Agenda Review AWWI
1:10 – 2:15pm Setting the Stage: Existing International Exchange/Collaborative Efforts:Background presentations from representatives involved in existing international collaborative groups and activities – their goals, countries and organizations involved, findings to date, etc.

IEA Wind Task 34 (WREN – Working Together to Resolve Environmental Effects of Wind Energy)

Bat Conservation International

International Finance Institutions

Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts (CWW)

Updates from:

Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (WREN)

Cris Hein, Bat Conservation International

Lori Anna Conzo, International Finance Corporation

More to be added soon!

2:15 – 2:45pm Round Robin of Information Sharing on Additional Efforts/Institutions/Resources Relevant Across Borders Facilitated by AWWIOpen to All
2:45 – 3:00pm Break & Refreshments
3:00 – 4:45pm Facilitated Discussion: Priority Wind-Wildlife Questions in Various Countries/Regions Represented at Workshop

Based on your role/perspective, what are the key priority wind-wildlife questions in the countries/regions you have knowledge of?

What are key similarities and differences?

What opportunities exist for future dialogue and activities?

Facilitated by AWWIVolunteers will speak first to begin conversation
4:45 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn AWWI

 

Disclaimer: The agenda for the Wind Wildlife Research Meeting XI was created based on an anonymous, blind peer-review process. Some of the presentations and research described in the meeting agenda may have been peer reviewed independent of this meeting, but results should be considered preliminary. Proceedings of the meeting will be released in spring 2017 for reference and citation, but individuals should communicate with presenters before citing individual presentations.

This agenda and the proceedings do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Wind Wildlife Institute or the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative. AWWI expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, information, techniques, or procedures set forth in the agenda or the proceedings.