Speakers

Our current list of confirmed speakers includes the following industry experts.  Click the names in blue for access to the speaker’s bio.

Plenary Speaker:
Sandy Butterfield, At Large Director, Boulder Wind Power, Inc., USA

Peter Green, PhD, Deputy Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

Keynote Speakers:
Aaron Bloom, Group Manager, Grid Systems Analysis Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

Prof. Jim Brasseur, PhD, Research Professor, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Ebba Dellwik, Senior Scientist, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Kristian Dixon, Technical Lead for In-house Blade Design Projects, Envision Energy, USA

Paul Fleming, PhD, Engineer IV-Multi Discipline, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

Prof. Kathryn Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Jonathan Keller, PhD, Principal Investigator of the Drivetrain Reliability Collaborative, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

Julie Lundquist, PhD, Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC), Fellow, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI), University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Ewan Machefaux, PhD, Specialist, Plant Simulation & Optimization and Data, Simulation Modeling, Engineering, Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Denmark

David Maniaci, PhD, Rotor Blade and Wind Plant Aerodynamics Lead, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Prof. Dimitri Mavriplis, PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Max Castagne Professorship, University of Wyoming, USA

Prof. Charles Meneveau, PhD, Louis M. Sardella Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins, USA

Johan Meyers, Associate Professor Faculty of Engineering Science, KU Leuven, Belgium

Jacques Nader, Head of Global Blade Design R&D Center of Excellence, Siemens Wind Power, USA

Anna Maria Sempreviva, Senior Scientist, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Gene Takle, PhD, Professor of Atmospheric Science and Agricultural Meteorology and Director of the ISU Climate Science Program, Iowa State University, USA

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