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NAWEA/WindTech 2023 General Schedule
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
  Monday, Oct. 30, 2023 Tues, Oct. 31, 2023 Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023
Registration Registration
Speakers Welcome and Keynote Plenary Session: Mid-Term Challenges Plenary Session: Long-Term Challenges
BREAK Coffee Break
Morning Sessions Plenary Session: Near-Term Challenges Technical Tracks Technical Tracks


Early Afternoon Sessions Technical Tracks Technical Tracks Technical Tracks
BREAK Coffee Break
Late Afternoon Sessions Technical Tracks Technical Tracks Technical Tracks
Wrap Up Day 1 Summary Roundtables Day 2 Summary Roundtables Awards Ceremony and Day 3 Summary Roundtables
EVENING EVENTS Poster Session and Reception
(5:30–7:00 p.m.)
All Hallows’ Eve Banquet (Costumes Encouraged!)
(5:30–9:00 p.m.)


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Monday, Oct. 30, 2023

Program for Monday, Oct. 30, 2023
Time (MT) Session
8:00–8:45 a.m. Registration
8:45–10:00 a.m. Welcome and Keynote
Room: Ballroom A+B
10:00–10:15 a.m. Coffee ​Break
10:15 a.m.–11:45 p.m.

Plenary Session: Near-Term Challenges
Room: Ballroom A+B

Moderator: Kelsey Shaler, Shell
Plenary Speaker: James Martin, Gulf Wind Technology
Panel Members:
Megan Gilman, PUC Commissioner
Marilyn Sauls, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Kevin Standish, Envision
Candice Cook-Ohryn, Shell
Bonnie Ram, University of Delaware

11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00–3:00 p.m. Early Afternoon Sessions Practical Applications of Environmental and Social Science in Renewable Energy Plant Design
Room: Ballroom A+B
Chair: PJ Stanley
Extreme Weather 
Room: Ballroom C
Chair: Brian Hirth
Modeling Approaches and Tools for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
Room: Ballroom D
Chair: Jason Jonkman
Wind Energy Operations Optimization I
Room: Ponderosa
Chair: Jon Keller
Rotor Design and Manufacturing
Room: Pine
Chair: Scott Johnson
  1:00–1:20 p.m. Caitlyn Clark, Energy Clusters Offshore: Feasibility and Design Review Matthew Churchfield, Mesoscale-Microscale Coupling for Hurricane Flows Onur Bilgen, OpenTurbineCoDe (OTCD): An Open-Source Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Multidisciplinary Control Co-Design Optimization Framework  Sebastian Wandel, Wear Prevention in Rotor Blade Bearings Adam Cardoza, Unsteady Aero-Structural Blade Optimization with Analytic Gradients
  1:20–1:40 p.m. Alison Bates, Attitudes towards Floating Wind Turbines: Insights from Coastal Communities in France and the United States Georgios Deskos, Comparison between the IEC steady and turbulent extreme wind models for ultimate strength analysis of Typhoon T class wind turbines Serag-Eldin Abdelmoteleb, Evaluating Different Approaches for Modelling Rotor Aero-servo-dynamics in Frequency-Domain Analysis of Floating Wind Turbines Gernot Bayer, Fundamental Experimental Investigations on Lubrication and Wear in Pitch Bearings Brent Houchens, Facilitation of Integrated Technologies for Wind Turbine Blade Tips by 3D Printing
  1:40–2:00 p.m. Cris Hein, A Transdisciplinary Approach to Resolving Wind Energy and Environmental Interactions Hui Hu, An Experimental Investigation on the Detrimental Effects of Ice Accretion on the Aerodynamic Performance of Offshore Wind Turbines Onur Bilgen, Structural Modeling of a Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Francesco Castellani, Long to short term analysis of a wind turbine gearbox incipient fault through a multi-scale data-driven approach
Cory Frontin, Design space exploration for novel reduced-vortex turbine rotors using free wake vortex methods
  2:00–2:20 p.m. Chloe Constant, Community Considerations Related to Wind Energy Recycling and End of Service Linyue Gao, Wind Farm Icing Loss Forecast Pertinent to Winter Extremes Lucas Carmo, Slender-body approach for computing second-order wave loads in RAFT Julian Quick, Main Bearing Fatigue Life Under the Influence of Wind Turbine Wakes Hunter Huth, Automated Post-Mold Operations for Wind Blade Manufacturing
  2:20–2:40 p.m. Jay Diffendorfer, Developing a multidisciplinary analytical framework that offers means to weigh trade-offs when exploring future wind energy built out and bat population interactions Miguel Sanchez Gomez, Wind fields in low- and mid-intensity tropical cyclones are not fully represented in turbine design standards  Matthew Hall, Toward an Integrated Floating Wind Array Design Toolset  Latha Sethuraman, Multiphysics and multimaterial optimization for minimizing rare-earth materials in a wind turbine generator by 3D printing Sherif A. Khalifa, Environmental Benefits and Burdens of using Thermoset and Thermoplastic Resin Systems in Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing: A Life Cycle Comparison of Recycling Pathways
  2:40–3:00 p.m.   Jiali Wang, Offshore hurricane rotor layer wind dependence on air-sea coupling and model uncertainty in mesoscale simulations Lindsay Sheridan, Offshore Wind Resource Assessment and Model Validation off the Coast of Hawaii Jelle Bosmans, Experimental validation of virtual torque sensing for wind turbine gearboxes based on strain measurements Ernesto Camarena, Aeroelastic effects of adhesive bond lines: blade torsion and shear
3:00–3:20 p.m. Break
3:20–4:40 p.m. Late Afternoon Sessions Large Wind Plant Simulations
Room: Pine
Chair: Lawrence Cheung
Field Measurement Techniques
Room: Ballroom A+B
Chair: Tommy Herges
Advanced Atmospheric Modeling Approaches
Room: Ballroom D
Chair: Caroline Draxl
Rotor Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity - Applications
Room: Ponderosa
Chair: Chris Kelley
Data-driven Modeling: Wakes, Farms, and Power Prediction
Room: Ballroom C
Chair: Kelsey Shaler
  3:20–3:40 p.m. David Rosencrans, Modeling Between-Plant Wake Impacts in the Southern Great Plains Tommy Herges, Spectral Broadening Development of Simulated Lidar Mehtab Khan, Recommendations on Accurate and Systematic Numerical Simulation of Wind-Farm Induced Atmospheric Gravity Waves Jarred Kenworthy, Nonsteady Load Responses on the Main Shaft by the Passage of Daytime Atmospheric Turbulence Eddies through the Rotor of Utility-scale Wind Turbines Ashish Sedai, Wind Turbine Power Curve Calibration with Machine Learning Models
  3:40–4:00 p.m. William Radünz, WRF-LES-GAD simulation of the King Plains wind farm for AWAKEN during a low-level jet episode Emina Maric, Acoustic Travel-Time Tomography for Wind Energy Ziwen Wang, Lattice Boltzmann method applied in wind farm wake study considering the wave effect on marine atmospheric boundary layer Dan Houck, SpinnerLidar Data Assimilation Methods for Improved Inflow Modeling and Wind Turbine Loads Predictions Stijn Ally, Modular deep learning approach for wind farm power and wake loss forecasting
  4:00–4:20 p.m. Alan Hsieh, An Investigation of Wake Turbulence and Turbine Loading for the AWAKEN Wind Farms Bradley Vandervoort, The Design and Evaluation of Pressure Gloves for Unsteady Pressure Measurements Eliot Quon, The Energy Research and Forecasting Model: Initial Development and Validation Derek Slaughter, Development of Software for Automatic Campbell Diagram Generation and Turbine Visualization based on OpenFAST Coleman Moss, Generating General Data-Driven Wind Farm Models: Current Challenges and Potential Solutions
  4:20–4:40 p.m. Cristina Archer, An analytical model of turbulent kinetic energy added by wind turbines: Development and calibration Stefano Letizia, Thermodynamic profiling of the atmospheric boundary layer in the AWAKEN project Jiali Wang, Uncertainty Quantification of Wind Integration National Dataset Toolkit Long-Term Ensemble Dataset Leonardo Pagamonci, A critical assessment of the impact of aeroelasticity on multi-megawatt wind turbine upscaling Chi Qiao, A Machine-Learning-Based Side-By-Side Analysis for Evaluating Wind Turbine Energy Improvement
4:45–5:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
Rooms: Ballroom C, Ballroom D, Ponderosa, Pine
5:30–7:00 p.m. Poster Session and Reception

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Tuesday, Oct.31, 2023

Program for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
Time (MT) Session
8:00–8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30–10:00 a.m.

Plenary Session: Mid-Term Challenges
Room: Ballroom A+B

Moderator: Bonnie Ram, University of Delaware
Plenary Speaker: Jocelyn Brown-Saracino, U.S. Department of Energy
Panel Members: 
Larry Berg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tim McCoy, DNV
Brandon Diegel, Xcel Energy
Christian Newman, Electric Power Research Institute
Bo Downen, American Clean Power
Chloe Constant, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

10:00–10:20 a.m. Coffee ​Break
10:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Morning Sessions

    Hybrids and Power-to-X
    Room: Ballroom C
    Chair: Chris Bay
    Wind Plant and Wake Control I
    Room: Ballroom A+B
    Chair: Eric Simley
    Rotor Aerodynamics and Aerolasticity - Modeling and Simulation
    Room: Ballroom D
    Chair: Jason Jonkman
    Advancing Community Understanding and Acceptance: Emerging Tools, Approaches, and Insights
    Room: Ponderosa
    Chair: Ben Hoen
    Turbine Structures, Loads, and Aerodynamics - Experiments and Analysis
    Room: Pine
    Chair: David Maniaci
      10:20–10:40 a.m. Jared Thomas, Wind Turbine Design Optimization For Hydrogen Production Manuel Zuniga, A wind tunnel investigation on the dynamic wake response due to dynamic induction control Emmanuel Branlard, Improvements to the Blade Element Momentum formulation of OpenFAST for skewed and sheared inflows Robi Nilson, Halfway Up the Ladder: Developer Perspectives on Community Engagement in Renewable Energy Development Nasim Partovi Mehr, Structural Fatigue Analysis of a 6-MW Offshore Wind Turbine with Jacket Support Structure in Block Island Wind Farm
      10:40–11:00 a.m. Sarah Buckhold, Analyzing the Feasilibity of Using Stranded Wyoming Wind Resource for Green Hydrogen Production
    Emanuel Taschner, Assessing the potential of the helix wind farm control approach: Dependence on actuation frequency, atmospheric boundary layer conditions and level of wake overlap Justin Porter, Modeling Stall-/Vortex-Induced Vibration with High Fidelity Aerodynamics for a 2D Cross Section Elena Smith and Brinn McDowell, Levers to Bridge the Wind Workforce Gap  Victoria Ding, Assigning Fabrication Quality Classes to Wind Turbine Towers from Laser Scanned Data
      11:00–11:20 a.m. Nick Riccobono, Modeling Wind-Hydrogen Systems and Analyzing Wind Curtailment  Emma Sully, The Effect of Turbulence and Yaw Offset Limits on Modelled AEP Gains from Wake Steering Abhratej Sahoo, Developing a fast aerodynamic analysis tool using Integral Boundary Layer methods for airfoils equipped with vortex generators Nathaniel Trumbull, Investigating Community Acceptance of Offshore Wind's Landfall and Grid Interconnection Points in Southern New England Dehui Lin, Investigation of the Influence of Geometric Imperfections on the Flexural Buckling Strength of Can-Welded Thin-Walled Steel Tubes
      11:20–11:40 a.m. Honglin Li, Economic Feasibility and Decarbonization Potential of Hybrid Wind and Hydrogen Systems in Texas Regis Thedin, Wind farm load assessment subject to wake steering with negative yaw angles Frederik Zahle, Free-form methodology for aero-elastically tailored blade design using 2D flow surrogates Clara Houghteling, Understanding Wind Energy Equity: Findings from Stakeholder Engagement around Land-based Wind Energy Development Sirko Bartholomay, Employing Trailing Edge Flaps for Extreme Load Control: The Extreme Coherent Gust with Direction Change as an Experimental Show Case
      11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Jack Cimorelli, Wind Energy and Hydrogen Energy Storage System Modeling for Microgrids Michael Sinner, Using the Empirical Gaussian Wake Model with SCADA Records Jason Jonkman, Introduction of a Tight Coupling Algorithm in OpenFAST for Improved Computational Performance Matilda Kreider, Benefit, Burden, Bribe: An Exploration of Community Benefit Agreements for Offshore and Land-Based Wind Energy Pietro Bortolotti, How to Flip a GE1.5 Wind Turbine from Upwind to Downwind
      12:00–12:20 p.m.   Shashank Yellapantula, Exploring derating strategies for wind turbine system load mitigation in coastal-low level jets Ganesh Vijayakumar, Blade-resolved fluid structure interaction algorithms for wind energy applications Bonnie Ram, Co-Design of Community Benefit Agreements for US-based Offshore Wind Projects: Approaches in Trust Building and Social Acceptability (INVITED TALK FROM WEICan) Paige Gallant, Operational Aspects of Testing Advanced Lubricants in an Operating Wind Farm
    12:20–1:40 p.m. Lunch
    1:40–3:00 p.m. Early Afternoon Sessions Quantifying Tradeoffs for Bats and the Wind Energy Sector
    Room: Ballroom C
    Chair: Cris Hein
    Wind Plant and Wake Control II
    Room: Ballroom D
    Chair: Michael Stoellinger
    Data-Driven Modeling: Turbine Design and Operation
    Room: Ponderosa
    Chair: Nikolay Dimitrov
    Wind Turbine Wake Modeling
    Room: Pine
    Chair: Alan Hsieh
    Wake and Fluid Dynamics in Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
    Room: Ballroom A+B
    Chair: Matt Lackner
      1:40–2:00 p.m. Anthony Lopez, An Element of Realism: Wind Energy Development and its Intersection with Societal Values, Laws and Processes Related to Sustaining Wildlife Populations and Natural Heritage Jonas Gutknecht, The physical mechanisms behind wake mixing enhancement with dynamic individual pitch control Apurva Anand, Improved Deep Learning Module for Inverse Design of Wind Turbine Airfoils Sebastiano Stipa, An Analytical Shear Stress Model to Improve Modeling of Deep-Array Effects and Farm Wake Recovery Zein Sadek, Wake Development in Floating Offshore Windfarms
      2:00–2:20 p.m. Bethany Straw, Status and Trends of North American Bat Populations Facing Multiple Stressors Ken Brown, Improving Wind Plant Performance in Stable Atmospheric Conditions with Active Wake Control Moritz Gräfe, Lidar-based state estimation of floating offshore wind turbines using physics-informed multi LSTM networks Kerry Klemmer, Modeling and budget analysis of turbulent wakes in the stratified atmospheric boundary layer Irene Rivera Arreba, Effect of wake meandering on two submersibles with a shared mooring line
      2:20–2:40 p.m. Charles Labuzzetta, Information gain from fine-resolution bat mortality data: comparing mortality estimates at the facility and turbine level Pete Bachant, Development and Validation of a Closed-Loop Model-Based Wake Steering Control System Installed at a Large Onshore Wind Plant Jacob Morris, A Multi-Sensor Approach for Measuring Bird and Bat Collisions with Offshore Wind Turbines Lucas Carmo, Investigating FOWT-wake interactions using FAST.Farm
    Manuel Ayala, A moving surface drag model for LES of wind over waves and comparisons with simulation and laboratory data sets
      2:40–3:00 p.m. Megan Seymour, Beyond Bats/MW; The value in standardizing post-construction bat mortality monitoring and reporting to better inform species-specific risk Paul Hulsman, Data-driven control strategy using high-fidelity simulations     Keshav Panthi, Wind Tunnel Tests with a Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Emulator: Power Performance and Load Analysis
    3:00–3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
    3:20–4:40 p.m. Late Afternoon Sessions Atmospheric Boundary Layer
    Room: Ballroom C
    Chair: Jeffrey Freedman
    Airborne Wind
    Room: Ballroom D
    Chair: Jochem Weber
    Offshore Wind Plant Modeling
    Room: Ponderosa
    Chair: Matt Churchfield
    Reduced-Cost Models for Wind Turbines and Plants
    Room: Ballroom A+B
    Chair: Dan Houck
    Economics and Social Acceptance of Offshore Wind
    Room: Pine
    Chair: Patrick Gilman
      3:20–3:40 p.m. Ghanesh Narasimhan, Analytical model of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer including wind veer, thermal stratification effects, and a self-consistent geostrophic drag law Dylan Eijkelhof, Design Load Case Analysis of a Box Wing Kite and its Scaling Properties Mark Stoelinga, Use of Mesoscale Modeling with a Wind Farm Parameterization to Demonstrate the Effects of Long-Range External Wakes and the Optimization of US Offshore Wind Development Areas Storm Mata, Modeling the effect of wind speed and direction shear on utility-scale wind turbine power production Daniel Mulas Hernando, Summary Analysis of Different Offshore Wind Capacity Density Drivers in Proposed U.S. Projects and Impacts on Progress towards State and Federal Deployment Targets
      3:40–4:00 p.m. Jan Friedrich, Wind fields from atmospheric turbulence measurements Jelle Poland, Virtual Wind Tunnel for Soft-Wing Kites Harvesting Airborne Wind Energy Hannah Williams, Relative impacts of turbulence and waves on a finite offshore wind farm with atmospheric inflow and oceanic waves John Kurelek, A Combined Experimental-Analytical Study of a Yaw-Misaligned Wind Turbine: Thrust, Power and Wake Predictions Aubryn Cooperman, Port Infrastructure Requirements for Commercial Scale Floating Wind Deployment
      4:00–4:20 p.m. Nathan Agarwal, Which stability metrics give insight for wind energy applications in complex terrain? Analysis of Perdigão towers Rishikesh Joshi, Comparative Assessment of Wind Turbines and Ground-generation Airborne Wind Energy Systems Chris Qin, Ideal Rotor Size for an Offshore Wind Farm based on Grid Value Michael LoCascio, FLOWERS AEP Model Sensitivity Analysis and Validation Stacy Doore, Immersive Environments and Social Acceptance of Floating Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Maine
      4:20–4:40 p.m. Yun Chang, Two decades of wind turbulence statistics over the coastal ocean at the Martha’s Vineyard Air Sea Interaction Tower Sam Kaufman-Martin, Annular Wakes: Wind Tunnel Measurements, Reduced-Order Models, and Their Applications to Airborne Wind Energy Sam Williams, Evaluating Wake Models for Offshore Wind Farms: A Portfolio Wide Study Jeffery Allen, Capturing Time-Varying Wake Dynamics Using Hybridized Actuator Disks in Steady-State Simulations for Improved Optimization Efficiency Huzaifa Syed, Optimization of dynamic cable configurations for FOWTs
    4:45–5:15 p.m.

    Roundtable Discussion
    Rooms: Ballroom C, Ballroom D, Ponderosa, Pine

    6–8 p.m. (Optional) Banquet (Costumes Encouraged!)

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    Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

    Program for Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023
    Time (MT) Session
    8:00–8:30 a.m. Registration
    8:30–10:00 a.m.

    Plenary Session: Long-Term Challenges
    Room: Ballroom A+B

    Moderator: Katherine Dykes, Technical University of Denmark 
    Plenary Speaker: Carlo Bottasso, Technical University of Munich
    Panel Members:
    Julie Lundquist, University of Colorado Boulder
    Paul Veers, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    Chris Bay, National Renewable Energy Researcher
    Bethany Straw, US Geological Survey
    Suzanne Tegen, Center for a New Energy Economy

    10:00–10:20 a.m. Coffee Break
    10:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

    Morning Sessions

      Rotor Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity - Experiments
      Room: Ballroom C
      Chair: Tanmoy Chatterjee
      Systems Engineering and Optimization
      Room: Ballroom A+B
      Chair: Andrew Ning
      Coastal Wind Resource and Wind Wave Coupling
      Room: Ballroom D
      Chair: Christina Archer
      Wind Energy Operations Optimization II
      Room: Pine
      Chair: Julian Quick
      Distributed Wind
      Room: Ponderosa
      Chairs: Brent Summerville and Myra Blaylock
        10:20–10:40 a.m. Jonathan Naughton, Rotor Aerodynamics, Aero-Elastics, and Wake Campaign Overview Carlo L. Bottasso, Eco-conscious Wind Energy Systems: Design Beyond Purely Economic Metrics Geng Xia, Investigating the uncertainty of coupled ocean-wave-atmosphere mesoscale model in simulating significant wave height along the California Coast Aubryn Cooperman, Assessing the Potential for Improved Lubricants to Reduce Costs of Wind Turbine Operations and Maintenance Sarah Barrows, Advances in Distributed Wind Valuation
        10:40–11:00 a.m. Nicholas Hamilton, Large-scale photogrammetry for wind turbine blade aeroelastic characterization
      PJ Stanley, Wind Farm Design for Maximum Value Instead of Maximum Energy Raghu Krishnamurthy, Observations and Multi-scale Modeling off the U.S. West Coast David Domingos, Tugger Line Control for Floating Installation of OWTs Abhineet Gupta, Modeling, Implementation and Validation of Tail Fin Aerodynamics in OpenFAST
        11:00–11:20 a.m. Alex Rybchuk, Reconstructing Dynamic Turbine Inflow using Lidar Measurements, Large-Eddy Simulation, and Generative Machine Learning Emmanuel Branlard, Accounting for stochasticity in wind turbine design using intrusive methods Jovanka Nikolic, Atmospheric Boundary Layer at the Land-Sea Interface: Turbulent Wind Structures and Temperature Fronts at the Interface Noah Myrent, Wind Turbine Blade Damage Quantification Through Visual Inspection, Analysis and Statistical Characterization  Kevin Fletcher, Reintroduction of Yaw Friction Model in OpenFAST
        11:20–11:40 a.m. Mayank Chetan, Validation of the Aeroelastic Stability Analysis of a 2.8MW Wind Turbine Anugrah Jo Joshy, Approaches for accelerating gradient-based wind farm layout optimization Nicola Bodini, The 2023 National Offshore Wind data set: NOW-23 Tanveer Hussain, Grid and Wind Transient Ride Through Assessment of Type-5 Synchronous Wind Turbine Dmitry Duplyakin, Evaluation of Wind Resource Estimation Methods for Distributed Turbines in Built Environments
        11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Erik Fritz, Experimental and numerical analysis of the effect of blade sweep on a scaled IEA 15 MW wind turbine Kathryn Jones, Concrete Additive Manufacturing for Ultra-Tall Wind Turbine Towers and Foundations: A Life Cycle Environmental Assessment Prakash Mohan, Observational assessment of metocean conditions in the WFIP3 region Mitchell Rencheck, Survey of Technologies and Strategies for Processing End-of-Life Wind Turbine Blades Kenneth Visser, On the Inaccuracies of Using the IEC 61400-21-1 Standard for Wind Turbine Power Curves
        12:00–12:20 p.m Narges Helmisiasifariman, Modal Characterization of Dynamic Stall Ipsita Mishra, Design and Cost Impacts of Active Load Control on Wind Turbines of Varying Size     David Rudolph, Landed property as mediator, barrier and enabler of wind farm projects in advanced energy transitions: European perspectives 
      12:20–1:40 p.m. Lunch
      1:40–3:00 p.m. Early Afternoon Sessions Exploring the Diverse Toolbox for Addressing Environmental Impacts
      Room: Ballroom C
      Chair: Amanda Hale
      Low Level Jets and Coastal Processes
      Room: Ballroom D
      Chair: Julie Lundquist
      Room: Ponderosa
      Chairs: Eric Simley and Jan-Willem van Wingerden
      Wind Plant Blockage
      Room: Ballroom A+B
      Chair: Ganesh Vijayakuma
      VAWT and Tilted Rotor Wakes 
      Room: Pine
      Chair: Jonathan Naughton
        1:40–2:00 p.m. Eliot Quon, Progress towards Eagle-Safe Wind Farms Andrew Kumler, 20-year Modeled Spatiotemporal Low-Level Jet Climatology Along the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coast Aoife Henry, Investigation of H-Infinity-Synthesized Individual Pitch Controllers for Wind Turbines Lawrence Cheung, Development of analytical blockage models capturing shear and atmospheric stratification David Bensason, Advancing towards high energy density wind farms: an experimental study into the wake re-energization processes of the X-Rotor
        2:00–2:20 p.m. Michael True, Reducing Bat Risk, While Optimizing Energy Production: Supplying a Win-Win for Bat Conservation and the Wind Energy Industry Elizabeth McCabe, Sensitivity Analysis of the Sea Breeze and Low-Level Jet in the Region of the New York Bight using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model David Stockhouse, Bifurcations in Limit Behavior of a Controlled Floating Wind Turbine Myra Blaylock, LES Simulations to Inform Curtailment Effects on Blockage Measurements Andre Ribeiro, Interaction of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines: Simulations with a Free Wake Panel Method
        2:20–2:40 p.m. Bonnie Ram, Accelerated Deployment of Offshore Wind in the Phillippines and Environmental and Social Impact Assessments Emily de Jong, Mechanisms and Implications of Low Level Jets in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Environment for Offshore Wind Energy Maarten van den Broek, Model-predictive control for dynamic wake steering in large wind farms Wasi Ahmed, Interaction of a wind turbine array with the incoming turbulent boundary layer: A wind tunnel study
      Jeffrey Johnston, Large-Eddy Simulation of Tilted-Rotor Turbines in Neutral and Unstable Atmospheres
        2:40–3:00 p.m. Andrew Swift, Wind-U: An On-line Multi-University Platform in Wind Energy Graduate Education Sayahnya Roy, LiDAR Experiment on the MABL at Coastal Region: Effects of Atmospheric Stability on Wind Shear Marcus Becker, Yaw trajectory optimization for dynamic wind farm control - a basis function approach Miguel Sanchez Gomez, How is wind plant blockage amplified in stable boundary layers? Adhyanth Giri Ajay, Numerical study of wake re-energisation of an X-shaped vertical-axis wind turbine
      3:00–3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
      3:20–4:40 p.m. Late Afternoon Sessions Digital Solutions for Wind Energy Development and Operations
      Room: Ballroom A+B
      Chair: Shawn Sheng
      Impact of Various Factors (Temporal/Spatial/Rotation) on Wakes and Wind Plants
      Room: Ballroom C
      Chair: Michael Stoellinger
      New Designs, Testing, and Simulations for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
      Room: Ballroom D
      Chair: Roger Bergua
      Experimental Wind Farm Flow
      Room: Ponderosa
      Chair: Nicholas Hamilton
      Atmospheric - AWAKEN
      Room: Pine
      Chair: Nicola Bodini
        3:20–3:40 p.m. Andrew Glaws, Sound at scale: characterizing impacts of noise ordinances on the onshore wind energy technical potential for the United States Ryan Scott, Spatial Heterogeneity as an Indicator of Multiple Wind Plant Performance Lu Wang, OpenFAST Modeling of the T-Omega Wind Floating Offshore Wind Turbine System Jean Gonzalez Silva, Wind Tunnel Testing of Wind Farm Control Strategies for Power Regulation Arianna Jordan, A First Look into Boundary Layer-Wind Farm Interactions from the American Wake Experiment
        3:40–4:00 p.m. Rupp Carriveau, Digital Multi-Party Wind Energy Contracts Informed by Real-Time Valuation Engineering David Rosencrans, Spatiotemporal Variability of Icing Conditions Across the Mid-Atlantic Bight Ahmed Radwan, Optimal design of Padeye for Deeply Embedded Ring Anchor Jacob Silverstein, Measuring the effects of wake steering with nacelle-mounted scanning lidar Yelena Pichugina, Mobile Micro-Doppler Lidar for wind farm wake a study
        4:00–4:20 p.m. Juan Gallego-Calderon, A Collaborative Vision for Wind Energy Data and Digitalization R&D  Gordon Stewart, Convergence of Floating Wind Farm Fatigue Loads due to Simulation Length INVITED TALK: Matt Hall, Recent Improvements to the RAFT Model for Efficient Modeling of Floating Wind Turbines Brian Hirth, Dual-Doppler Radar Documentation of Wind Farm Interaction and Regional Wind Flows during Project AWAKEN  Matteo Puccioni, Estimating the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Height from LiDAR Vertical-staring Measurements
        4:20–4:40 p.m.       David Maniaci, Experiment and Instrumentation Priorities for Offshore Wind Model Validation Raghu Krishnamurthy, Observations of momentum flux profiles around a wind farm
      4:45–5:15 p.m. Awards Ceremony
      Room: Ballroom A+B
      5:15–5:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
      Rooms: Ballroom C, Ballroom D, Ponerosa, Pine

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