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DateStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionLocation
September 8, 201316:0019:00IWAIS 2013 RegistrationSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Main Lobby

19:0022:30IWAIS 2013 Icebreaker PartySheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

September 9, 20137:308:30Breakfast (60 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

8:308:40Welcome Address/Opening BusinessSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

Oral Presentations
Session Chairperson: Xingliang Jiang
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

8:409:00Xingliang Jiang - "Strategies and Status of Anti-icing and Disaster Reduction for Power Grid after the 2008 Ice Storm in China"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

9:009:20Miroslav Radojcic - "Comparative testing of different anti-ice coatings for overhead line conductors with special focus on ice accretion, RIV and visual impact"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

9:209:40Reza Jafari - "Design of superhydrophobic/icephobic composite coatings"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

9:4010:00Ladan Foroughi Mobarakeh - "Effect of plasma deposition time on ice repellency of plasma polymerized HMDSO film"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

10:0010:20Haruka Endo - "Behavior of a small water droplet on a superhydrophobic coating in a cold environment"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

10:2010:40Mitsugu Hasegawa - "Numerical study of the freezing process of minute water droplet on superhydrophobic surface"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

10:4011:10Tea & Coffee Break (30 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

11:1011:30Faranak Arianpour - "Effect of immersion time on the hydrophobic and icephobic properties of self-assembled silane coatings on Al Substrates"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

11:3011:50Shahram Farhadi - "Corrosion resistance, ice-releasing performance and stability of nanostructured superhydrophobic surfaces on Al substrates"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

11:5012:10Gelareh Momen - "Delayed freezing time on various nanocomposite superhydrophobic surfaces"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

12:1012:30Siavash Asadollahi - "Development of silicon-based superhydrophobic/icephobic surfaces by an atmospheric pressure plasma jet"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

12:3014:00Lunch Break (90 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations
Session Chairperson: Göran Ronsten
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

14:0014:20Michael Abbott - "Design and Implementation of a Wind and Icing Monitoring System for 80m Wind Turbines in Northern Labrador"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

14:2014:40Antoine Lacroix - "Assessment of Wind Energy Production Penalties Due to Cold Climate in Canada"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

14:4015:00Niels-Erik Clausen - "Recommended practices for wind energy in cold climates – resource assessment and site classification"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

15:0015:20Qin Hu - "Research Review of Wind Turbine Blade’s Icing and Anti-icing/De-icing"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

15:2015:40Tea & Coffee Break (20 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

15:4016:00Adriána Hudecz - "Ice accretion on wind turbine blades"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

16:0016:20Matthew Wadham-Gagnon - "Field Measurement of Wind Turbine Blade Icing"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

16:2016:40Ville Lehtomäki - "Ice Induced Vibration on Wind Turbines"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

16:4017:00Neil Davis - "Forecasting Production Losses by Applying the Makkonen Icing Model to Wind Turbine Blades"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

19:0022:00BanquetSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Salon A

September 10, 20137:308:30Breakfast (60 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations (Part 1)
Session Chairperson: Svein Fikke
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:009:20Árni Jón Elíasson - "Wet-snow Accumulation – A Study of two severe Events in complex Terrain in Iceland"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:209:40Hálfdán Ágústsson - "Modeling wet-snow accretion
Comparison of cylindrical model to field measurements"
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:4010:00Bjørn Egil Kringlebotn Nygaard - "A study on the sticking efficiency of wet snow using 50 years of observations"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:0010:20Matthew Wadham-Gagnon - "Met mast configuration guidelines in Cold Climate"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:2010:40Lasse Makkonen - "Icing of a 328m tall tower - a case study"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:4011:10Tea & Coffee Break (30 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations (Part 2)
Session Chairperson: Lasse Makkonen
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:1011:30Brian Wareing - "A New Severe Weather test site for OHL conductors and fittings"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:3011:50Kathleen F. Jones - "Winter measurements of sea spray at Mt. Desert Rock"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:5012:10Toshihiro Ozeki - "Laboratory experiments of saline water spray icing – Features of hydrophilic and hydrophobic pliable sheets"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

12:1012:30Xinbo Huang - "Ice Growth Prediction Model of Transmission Lines Based on Mamdani-type Fuzzy Neural Network"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

12:3014:00Lunch Break (90 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations
Session Chairperson: Masoud Farzaneh
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

14:0014:20Fanghui Yin - "Influence of Electric Field on Conductor Icing"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

14:2014:40Zhijin Zhang - "Study on the Influence of Mixed-phase ice on Corona Inception Voltage of Smooth Conductor"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

14:4015:00Borut Zemljaric - "Post line insulator and classical insulator dynamics at snow shedding"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

15:2015:40Hiroya Homma - "Evaluation on Flashover Voltage Property of Snow Accreted Insulators for 154kV Transmission Lines"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

15:4016:00Sonja Berlijn - "Summarizing results and knowledge from laboratory ice and snow test on glass and composite insulators for overhead lines"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

16:0018:00Tea & Coffee Break & Formal Poster Session (2 hours)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

16:3018:00International Advisory Committee (IAC) Meeting Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Garrison/Signal

18:3021:00Nalcor Energy Sponsored Dinner for IAC Members and Accompanying PersonsNOTE: Dinner location will be announced at or before the meeting

September 11, 20137:308:30BreakfastSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations
Session Chairperson: Jaroslav Šabata
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

8:409:00William Henson - "Forecasting of Icing Events and Icing Accumulation on Transmission Lines at Hawke Hill, Newfoundland and Labrador"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:009:20Svein M. Fikke - "Application of numerical weather forecasting models on atmospheric icing in Long Range Mountains"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:209:40Sergey Chereshnyuk - "A new set of climatic loads maps for Russia"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

9:4010:00Svein M. Fikke - "The Development of New Maps for Design Ice Loads for Great Britain"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:0010:20Sergey Chereshnyuk - "Icing conditions forecast using weather forecast model COSMO-RU"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:2010:40Xunjian Xu - "Short-term Winter Icing Climate Prediction of power line Based on the Polar Vortex Area and the Subtropical High"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

10:4011:10Tea & Coffee Break (30 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

Oral Presentations
Session Chairperson: Paul Mitten
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:1011:30Asim Haldar - "Guide for the Preparation of an Emergency Restoration Plan"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:3011:50Hongxian Zhang - "Research and engineering application of power grid large-scale ice-disaster prevention and cure technology"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

11:5012:10Holger H. Koss - "Influence of Icing on Bridge Cable Aerodynamics"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

12:1012:30Chun Zhao - "A Portable DC De-icer for Rural Power Network Transmission Line"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

12:3014:00Lunch Break (90 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

14:0014:20Muhammad Virk - "Atmospheric Icing on Structures: COLDTECH-RT3 Perspective"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

14:4015:00H. Banitalebi Dehkordi - "Wind tunnel glaze ice simulation on a vertical angle member for different aerodynamic angles"Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

15:0015:30PRESENTATIONS BY SPONSORS & EXHIBITORSSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery

15:3016:00Tea & Coffee Break (30 minutes)Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Court Garden

16:0016:15CLOSING ADDRESSSheraton Hotel Newfoundland - Avalon/Battery
September 12, 2013
Depart at 8:30Return by 15:30Optional Site Visit to Hawke Hill
and Fermeuse Wind Power Project
(NOTE: This requires separate registration and cost.
Also, safety boots are required to visit Hawke Hill.)
NOTE: Please gather in the main lobby of the Sheraton Hotel by 8:15 to board vehicles

Compusult would like to sincerely thank all those who participated in IWAIS 2013 and helped make this workshop a success!

Important Dates of IWAIS Important Dates of IWAIS

Registration openJune 1, 2013
Deadline for discounted hotel ratesAugust 9, 2013
Deadline for submission of Presentation FilesAugust 31, 2013
Hotel reservation deadlineSeptember, 2013


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