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Call for Papers: International Wind Conference COWEC 2013

The experts at COWEC know which direction the wind is blowing at the "Conference of the Wind Power Engineering Community" to be staged on the 18th and 19th June in Berlin, Germany

(PresseBox) (Dusseldorf, ) The VDI Wissensforum is organising the COWEC ("Conference of the Wind Power Engineering Community") to be held for the first time on the 18th and 19th June 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The conference will be staged in English under the technical management of Professor Andreas Reuter, director of the Fraunhofer Institut IWES Bremerhaven and Dr Andrew Garrad, president of GL Garrad Hassan.

The Call for Papers is the starting signal for those interested in speaking at COWEC. The VDI Wissensforum hopes to hear from decision-makers, engineers, scientists and developers from across the entire spectrum of the wind energy industry. This means that all those attending will be afforded an opportunity to find out about new wind power developments at first hand.

The lectures at the two-day conference deal inter alia with the key points being gears, maintenance, energy storage as well as project developments and legal aspects.

On the conference panel judging the quality of the submitted contributions, will be high-power experts from the following firms: Areva Wind, Kenersys, Winergy, GE Power Conversion, LM Windpower and Bosch Rexroth.

Proposals may be submitted in the format of extracts up until 15th September 2012. Further information on the Call for Papers as well as contact addresses are available at The event will be backed up by a specialist exhibition.

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The VDI Wissensforum based in Düsseldorf has been one of the leading advanced training specialists for technicians and managers in a technical background for more than 50 years. It imparts knowledge from practically all technical disciplines. In recent years the VDI Wissensforum has organised more than 100 successful wind power related exhibitions and is well known as the forum where experts who are at the same time decision-makers exchange ideas. It has managed to establish one of the largest wind power industry networks with manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, operators / project planners and power supply companies who are leaders in the global markets as well as scientists in energy research with international reputations. In summer 2013 the VDI Wissensforum will be organising the COWEC international wind conference with more than 400 participants expected and more than 30 exhibitors. The VDI team consisting of engineers, wind power experts and marketing professionals is already looking forward to this event, at which it will have an opportunity to demonstrate its technical expertise and experience in event management on 18th and 19th June 2013 in Berlin, Germany.