Texas Tech University

Registration Still Open for Sandia National Laboratories' Wind Turbine Blade Workshop

Amanda Bowman

August 20, 2018

Texas Tech University is hosting the workshop, which will take place for the first time away from Sandia headquarters in New Mexico.

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WHAT: Registration is still open for Sandia National Laboratories' Wind Turbine Blade Workshop, hosted by Texas Tech University and the National Wind Institute (NWI).

WHEN: Tuesday-Wednesday (Aug. 28-29)

WHERE: Overton Hotel & Conference Center, 2322 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, Texas

EVENT: Texas Tech, in conjunction with the NWI, will host Sandia National Laboratories' Wind Turbine Blade Workshop in Lubbock, the first time the workshop is being held outside of Sandia headquarters in New Mexico.

The Sandia Wind Turbine Blade Workshop is designed to create discussion surrounding the new innovations in the next generation of wind turbine rotor research. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories' Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) facility as well as the NWI's Ka-Band Mobile Doppler Radar, Group NIRE's Distributed Energy Management system and more.

Speakers include Texas Tech researchers, established faculty from around the world and other leaders within the industry.

Registration is $400 and includes:

  • All workshop sessions
  • Continental breakfast and lunch each day of the workshop
  • Dinner Aug. 28

To register for the workshop, click here. Registration is open until the first day of the workshop (Tuesday, Aug. 28).

CONTACT: Anna Thomas, interim director, National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3015 or anna.e.thomas@ttu.edu