Wind Farm & Wildlife Impact Workshop 2018

The Best Wind Farm & Wildlife Impact Workshop… Period 

September 19-20 | Helsinki, Finland

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Why Come?

If you're involved in wind farms and measuring or mitigating the impact of wind farms (development or operation) on birds and bats, then this is the workshop for you.

Educational Opportunities No matter how experienced in your field, everyone can learn! Don’t miss new ideas and trends that will impact the future, and find out about new and innovative tools.  

Network and Socialise with Peers This international workshop will provide you with a great opportunity to network. Your peers from other countries are valuable resources for best-practices. You'll uncover new ideas and spark inspiration by sharing your experiences and have the opportunity to get to know each other on a personal level.

Have Fun and Explore a New Country You'll mingle with interesting people while having the opportunity to discover Helsinki and the Bothnian Sea National Park.

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Wind Farm & Wildlife Impact 2018 Speakers 

Anne Lise Melki

Anne Lise Melki  

Deputy Director General at Biotope  

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David Tidhar

David Tidhar  

Senior Environmental Consultant at Natural Power

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Dr. Abel Gyimesi

Bird Ecologist at Bureau Waardenburg 

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Aappo Luukkonen

Aappo Luukkonen

Environmental Consultant at Sitowise

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Pawel Plonczkier

Pawel Plonczkier

Environmental Consultant at Natural Power

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Helmut Jaklitsch

Helmut Jaklitsch

Zoologic Research/EIA at Bureau Biome

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Eva Schuster

Eva Schuster

Consultant at Kompetenzzentrum Naturschutz und Energiewende (KNE)

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Siete Hamminga

Siete Hamminga

CEO at Robin Radar Systems

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Pierre Larry Petrone

Pierre Larry Petrone

Explorer, Writer, Photographer

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Schedule

Day 1: Workshop

11:30pm - 12:00pm  

Registration


12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Lunch


1:00pm - 1:35pm  

Welcome Address & Micro-Presentations


1:35pm - 2:30pm  

Workshop 1: Bird & Bat Mortality in Wind Farms: Mitigation Studies 

Speakers: Anne Lise Melki, Deputy Director General at Biotope Pawel Plonczkier, Environmental Consultant at Natural Power


2:30pm - 2:50pm  

Coffee Break


2:50pm - 3:55pm

Workshop 2: Mitigation Tools & Good (and Bad) Practices

Speakers: Aappo Luukonen, Environmental Consultant at Sitowise Dr. Abel Gyimesi, Bird Ecologist at Bureau Waardenburg Helmut Jaklitsch, Zoologic Research/EIA at Ecobureau Biome


3:55pm - 4:05pm  

Coffee Break


4:05pm - 5:10pm  

Workshop 3: International Perspectives on New Environmental Trends

Speakers: David Tidhar, Senior Environmental Consultant at Natural Power Sibylle Giraud, International Sales Manager at Robin Radar Systems Eva Schuster, Consultant at Kompetenzzentrum Naturschutz und Energiewende (KNE) Pierre Larry Petrone, Explorer, Writer, Photographer


6:00pm - 9:00pm  

Helsinki Dinner Cruise

Dinner Cruise

Day 2: Site Visit 

8:00am - 12:00pm  

Travel to Pori


12:00pm - 2:00pm  

Tahkoluoto Wind Farm Visit

Hyoty Tuuli

2:00pm - 4:00pm  

Lunch at Bothnian Sea National Park

Bird Watching

4:00pm - 8:00pm  

Travel back to Helsinki


Who's already signed up?

A sample of who's already signed up.

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Bureau Waardenburg Ornithologist & Project Manager 

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Enercon Sales Manager  

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Sitowise Environmental Consultant

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University of Aberdeen Researcher 

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3Gsc Environmental Consultant

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Kompetenzzentrum Naturschutz und Energiewende Consultant

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Bioinsight Sales & Client Manager 

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Ostwind Erneurbare Energien Project Manager 

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Ecobureau Biome Biologist & Zoologic Research/EIA 

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Gemini Permits & Environmental Monitoring 

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Helsinki Lab of Ornithology Post Doctoral Researcher 

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Bird Life Editor 

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Natural Power Senior Environmental Consultant & Environmental Consultant

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Biotope Deputy Director General & Ornitholgist  

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EDF Responsable Environment De 

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Shell Senior Environmental Scientist 

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4 Energia Environment & Quality Manager 

Costs

Package A 

  • Lunch on Days 1 and 2
  • Dinner Cruise on Day 1*
  • Transport to and from Pori and the Bothnian Sea National Park on Day 2
  • One night stay at the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel on Day 1 (September 19th) 


€295

Package B  

  • Lunch on Days 1 and 2
  • Dinner Cruise on Day 1*
  • Transport to and from Pori and the Bothnian Sea National Park on Day 2
  • Two nights stay at the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel on Days 1 & 2 (September 19th & 20th)


€425

Just a couple of places left!

*We're buying you dinner! It's listed under the package but you're not paying. We are! Hyvää ruokahalua!

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Event Location

Please reach out to us if you have any questions about this year’s event.

  • Address: Scandic Grand Marina, Katajanokanlaituri 7, 00160 Helsinki, Finland
  • Phone: +31 8 8700 8700
  • Email: info@robinradar.com

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