Please note: Pre-conference workshops are provided by third party companies. CanWEA has made every effort to ensure that these workshops meet the required objectives however we cannot take responsibility for the content presented, views or opinions expressed in the workshops. If you have questions or concerns regarding a specific workshop, please contact the workshop provider directly using the contact information below. Workshop registrations are processed separately from the CanWEA Conference by the companies hosting the workshops.
Looking to learn the fundamentals of successful wind farm operations and draw from real-world experience? This 1-day interactive workshop gives you access to GL Garrad Hassan experts with extensive, first-hand operational and asset management experience.
Who Should Attend: Executives, senior managers and technical personnel looking for a “big picture” perspective and an understanding of best practices in wind farm asset management and operations. This workshop provides plenty of opportunity for interaction and uses actual case examples.
What You’ll Learn:
- Operations and maintenance basics
- Transferring from Construction to Operations
- Key performances indicators and risk factors
- Operating costs
- Maintenance—what needs to be maintained? …when and how?
- Contract Management—what to watch for… key clauses
- Operations reporting & analysis
- Operating Risks—types, cost /effect, best-practices to address
- Turbine Inspections—what and when to inspect
- Post-Warranty O&M Strategy—choices
Workshop Provider: GL-Garrad Hassan – Renewable Energy Consultants, Wind Energy experts.
Workshop Presenters: Cathy Syme, Sr. Project Manager, Operations Services, and Marc LeBlanc, Vice President – Principal Engineer, Operational Services
Date: October 14, 2012 (Sunday) Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Fees: CanWEA Members – $500.00 Non-Members – $600.00
To register: please go to www.gl-garradhassan.com/training
To view the workshop flyer click here.
For more information please contact Maria-Teresa Acosta by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone at 1-514-272-2175 ext 238.
The purpose of the workshop will be to present an overview of the state of the debate surrounding wind turbines and human health from a North American perspective. Presentations will be given by Drs. Loren Knopper, Christopher Ollson, Robert McCunney, MD, Ben Coulson, M.A.Sc., P.Eng and Albert M. Engel, B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B., M.E.S.
Topics covered will include both a U.S and Canadian perspective on medical and scientific literature, opposition positions and updates on issues such as low frequency noise, annoyance and indirect health effects. There will be presentations about noise, noise measurements and what the industry needs to be aware of in terms of tribunals and legal cases.
A review and discussion of the recent Health Canada study will also be covered during this important workshop.
Workshop Provider: CanWEA in collaboration with Intrinsik Environmental Services Inc.
Date: Sunday October 14 Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration: This ‘limited capacity’ session is open to CanWEA members and invited guests on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis.
For CanWEA members, please register for this session by clicking here.
For Non-CanWEA members seeking an invitation, please email Walter at email@example.com.