Invited Speaking Engagements and Presentations (Selected List)

The Global Wind Market and the U.S. Energy Transformation: Tortoise or Hare?” Delmarva Power Planning Association, Wilmington, Delaware. October 27, 2011.

“Offshore Wind Energy: The North American Opportunity.” Council of State Governments, Eastern Region Group. Halifax, Nova Scotia. August 6, 2011.

“Integrated Risk Framework for Gigawatt Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy.” Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. (June 2011).

“Applying Integrated Risk Assessment to EU Environmental Studies. IEA Experts Meeting for Offshore Wind Annex at ECN in Petten, Netherlands (July 2010).

“Risk Assessment and Offshore Projects.” AWEA Offshore Wind Power Workshop, Atlantic City, NJ (Fall 2010),

“Integrated Risk Framework for Gigawatt Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy.” AWEA Offshore Wind Conference. Boston (2009) .

“Integrated Risk Assessment and Offshore Projects.” AWEA First Offshore Meeting in Wilmington, Delaware (September 2008).

“The Link between Risk Analyses and Public Acceptance.” IEA Social Acceptance Task 28. Experts Meeting, Boulder, CO (2010).

“Integrated Risk Analysis Application to the Great Lakes.” Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (March 2009).

“Principles of Risk and Siting Strategies.” Governors Siting Council in Michigan (2009).

“Offshore Wind Risks: A Summary of Findings.” Wind Powering America State Summit, Chicago, IL (May 2009).

“Current Events in the U.S. Offshore Wind Market.” Offshore Wind and other Marine renewable Energy in Mediterranean and European Seas (OWEMES) conference in Brindisi, Italy (May 2009).

“Integrated Risk Framework for Gigawatt Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy.” 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) in Honolulu, Hawaii (June 2009).

“Siting Strategies and Risk Analysis.” First Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference in NYC, NY (April 2008).  

“Renewable Energy: Shaping a New Siting Paradigm” (with Roger Kasperson), Presented by co-author at the Second World Congress on Risk, Guadalajara, Mexico, June 8-11, 2008.

“Risk, Decision Making, and Ocean Technologies,” Presented at the first Experts Meeting of the International Energy Agency-Ocean Energy Systems, Messina, Sicily, October 17, 2008.

Danish Offshore Wind Energy Conference, “Final Results of Environmental Effects Studies,” Closing panel on the future prospects for BACI studies and methods in North America. November 2006. Helsingør, Denmark.

“Offshore Technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS),” Presentation at the MMS Public Hearing on the PEIS on Alternative Energy on the OCS, representing NREL, Trenton, NJ, May 23, 2006.

“Offshore Wind: Policy and Technology Assessments” Moderated and organized a panel for AWEA 2006. Pittsburgh, PA, June 7, 2006.

“Siting Offshore Wind: Issues and Experiences,” Presentation to the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute, June 14, 2006.

“Offshore Wind Energy Review”, Presented at the NREL Strategic Planning Meeting, Broomfield, CO, May 25, 2006.

“Current Offshore Wind and Wave Programs in the U.S.A.,” Presentation at the OWEMES European Conference, Rome, Italy, April 21, 2006.

Toledo Ohio Wind Working Group Meeting, Selected Offshore Expert Panel and presented on “Permitting Challenges in the Great Lakes,” April 4, 2006.

“Regulatory and Permitting Process for Offshore Wind Construction projects,” Presented at an internal MMS training and briefing workshop on wind and wave power technologies, February 17, 2006

“Synergies between Wave Power and Offshore Wind Energy”, with Robert Thresher, poster presentation at the American Wind Energy Association conference, Denver, CO, May 2005.

U.S. Offshore Wind and Ocean Energy Highlights”, with Stan Calvert and Mike Robinson, presentation for Energy Ocean 2005 Conference, Washington, DC, April, 2005.

“Offshore Wind Power --- Regulatory and Jurisdictional Issues”, paper and presentation for the World Renewable Energy Conference VIII, Denver, CO, August 30, 2004.

“US Offshore Wind Developments”, presented at the Technical Expert Meeting #43 of the IEA, Critical Issues Regarding Offshore Technology and Deployment, Fredericia, Denmark, March 2004.

“Offshore Wind Developments in the U.S. ---- Regulations and Jurisdictions”, NWCC Workshop Presentation, Washington, DC. July 1-2, 2003. Updated version presented at Birds and Bats Workshop, May 2004 and Biological Significance Workshop, November 17-18, 2004.

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