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The biennial Wind Wildlife Research Meeting provides an internationally recognized forum for researchers and wind-wildlife stakeholders to hear contributed papers, view research posters, and listen to panels that synthesize the most recent wind power-related wildlife research.

Join us to learn about the latest innovations and progress in wind-wildlife research and connect with experts at the largest gathering for wind energy and wildlife professionals in the U.S.

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Meeting Themes and Schedule-at-a-Glance

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Key themes to be covered at the meeting will include:

  • Improving Methodology for Bird and Bat Fatality Estimation
  • Avoiding and Minimizing Impacts to Birds and Bats at Wind Facilities
  • Advances in Technology to Study and Reduce Wind Energy Impacts on Wildlife
  • Mitigation Approaches for Species of Concern
  • Emerging Issues
  • Expanding International Connections

Click here to view details. The complete meeting agenda will be available in early October.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

December 2: Pre-meeting Workshops

Separate registration to open at a later date.

  • Lesser-Prairie Chicken and Wind Energy: Pathways to Conservation & Compliance
  • Management for Listed and Candidate Bats Species

December 3 – 5: Main Meeting

  • Keynote Presentations
  • Issue-focused Panels
  • Poster Sessions & Receptions

Registration

Register for the Meeting

Registration Rates

Category

Early Bird Price
(by Oct 10)

Regular
(after Oct 10)

General $550.00 $625.00
Non-profit/Government* $300.00 $350.00
AWWI 2014 Sustaining Partners - General
(the discounted rate may be used for up to 3 employees)
$500.00 $575.00
AWWI 2014 Sustaining Partners – Non-Profit/Government
(the discounted rate may be used for up to 3 employees)
$250.00 $300.00
Speakers** $250.00 $250.00

* Full-time students may register using the non-profit/government rate.
** If you submitted an abstract for an oral presentation, please wait to register until we notify you of your status. Speakers will receive a special registration link to receive the discounted rate. Scholarships may be available if speakers are unable to attend without one. Unfortunately we are not able to offer discounted registration to poster presenters.

Optional Pre-Meeting, Issue-Specific Workshops:

  • Lesser-Prairie Chicken and Wind Energy:  Pathways to Conservation and Compliance
  • Management for Listed and Candidate Bats Species

These workshops are currently under development and will take place the afternoon of December 2. Attendance will require an additional registration fee. Registration for the workshops will open at a later date.

General: $100

Non-Profit & Government: $75

If you would like to attend the meeting but do not have funding to cover the registration costs, please contact Lauren Flinn.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations up to November 14 will be issued a refund minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received after November 14 will not be eligible for a refund but substitutions will be allowed. Please email your request for a refund to Lauren Flinn.


Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Meeting sponsors are crucial to the success of this meeting.  If your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the meeting, please review the information packet and contact Lauren Flinn at lflinn@awwi.org or 202-448-8780 with questions.

Key Reasons to Participate

NETWORK: Make face-to-face connections and expand your network of contacts with leaders from the wind energy and wildlife fields and the diverse audience, which has a breadth of interests, experience, and needs.

GET EXPOSURE: Enforce your brand awareness and maximize visibility in the wind-wildlife community.

GAIN ACCESS: Reach the decision makers who need your products and services.


Accommodations

Reserve a Room

Omni_Outside*Book your room by November 11 to secure the discounted rate. It is possible the hotel could fill up earlier, so please book as early as possible*

Omni Interlocken Hotel
500 Interlocken Blvd
Broomfield, Colorado 80021

The Omni Interlocken, a four-diamond hotel, was included in Conde Nast Traveler’s top 100 Resort Spas list for 2012. It features 27-holes of championship golf, a full-service spa, and two heated outdoor pools.

Rate: $114 per night plus tax and fees (approximately 9.75%)
The discounted rate is available until Monday, November 11, 2015, 5pm MT.

The rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the meeting dates based on availability.

For room occupancies exceeding 2 adults, there is an additional per person, per night charge of $20.
Attendees are responsible for their own room, tax, and incidental charges.

Reserve your room by either:

  • Calling Omni Reservations at 1-800-THE-OMNI and referring to the Wind Wildlife Research Meeting.

OR

You must guarantee your reservation with a major credit card at the time of the reservation.
Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to arrival or will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee.

Check-in time: 3:00pm
Check-out time: 11:00am.

Free self and valet parking

Enroll in the Omni Select Guest program (free) prior to arrival to receive complimentary guestroom wifi, morning beverage, pressing for 2 items, bottled water on your night of arrival, eco-friendly housekeeping options, shoe shine, and daily newspaper of your choice.


Call for Abstracts

The deadline for abstract submissions was June 20, 2014. Late submissions for poster presentations only may be possible; please contact Ian Evans for further information.

Abstract Review Timeline: The expert review panel and AWWI are reviewing submissions, and AWWI will notify authors of acceptance in early September.

Questions: For questions about abstracts, please contact Ian Evans.

Download Call for Abstracts

Who Attends?

Academics, researchers, conservation scientists, consultants, federal and state officials, NGO representatives, and industry professionals come together for this unique opportunity.

Location

Omni Interlocken Hotel
500 Interlocken Blvd
Broomfield, CO 80021
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Thank You to the Meeting Sponsors

Connect with the wind-wildlife community by sponsoring or exhibiting at the meeting.

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