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12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering

Conference Theme:
Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation

We look forward to seeing you in Seattle - link here for information about checking in at the conference.

The 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering provides an opportunity for scientists, engineers, architects, educators and practitioners to discuss wind science & engineering. Wind energy research will be included.

June 16, 2013: Evening Icebreaker Reception
June 17-19, 2013: Technical sessions
June 20, 2013: Optional post-conference program

Conference Format
This premier international forum will bring together researchers from academia and industry. The conference will feature contributed papers, posters, and invited keynote presentations. The final proceedings of the conference will include full papers which will be published electronically and available on a USB drive. Selected full papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (JWEIA).

Seattle waterfront

The conference will be held in the Westin Hotel Seattle located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Seattle is a world class tourist destination that is famous for its magnificent waterways, scenic beauty, world-class restaurants, a thriving downtown shopping district, farmer's market, professional sports teams, fine museums and galleries, and international style.  On a clear day, the Space Needle, Olympic Mountain range and Mount Rainier dominate the skyline.

Link to venue and lodging details.

Special Event
A Puget Sound cruise and salmon dinner is planned for the evening of Tuesday, June 18, 2013. details


Meeting Co-Chairs

  • Dorothy Reed, University of Washington
  • Anurag Jain, Weidlinger Associates, Inc.

Key Dates

  • Abstract Submissions Open: July 1, 2012
  • Submission Deadline: December 31, 2012
  • REVISED - Author Notification: March 8, 2013
  • Final Submission Deadline: extended to April 30, 2013
  • Early Fee Deadline: April 15, 2013


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