Revision date: 2021-12-03 16:00

Agenda of the EMWT® 21

The agenda is left online even after the conclusion of the conference. We sometimes found it useful ourselves having access to a past agenda for reference purposes - so here it is.

Day 1
Wednesday, 1. December 2021
08:50 Opening
Opening of the virtual conference room
09:00 Welcome
Welcome address by the organizing committee
09:10 Opening / Overview session - 110
Opening speech - Evolution of wind turbine technology
Sarah Barber
Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (OST)
09:40 Opening / Overview session - 115
Wind turbines and electromagnetic waves - 
An overview on scientific studies
Jens Werner, Karsten Schubert
Jade University of Applied Sciences Wilhelmshaven, Germany
10:05 Opening / Overview session - 120
Offshore Wind-farms of Large Wind-turbines in Some Close Distance to CNS-systems - 
Analysis, Methods and System Performance
Gerhard Greving, Wolf-Dieter Biermann, Rolf Mundt
Navcom Consult, Germany
10:30 Break
Break 10 minutes
10:40 Radar Simulation - ATC, Military - 125
Simulation of the static and moving RCS of a conventional and a vertical wind turbine at X-band using a Shooting and Bouncing Ray Solver
Peter Speirs
University of Bern
11:05 Radar Simulation - ATC, Military - 130
From weather model data to RADAR performance assessment:
The added value of today's weather-modeling for surveillance RADAR
Matthias Renker 
armasuisse Science and Technology
11:30 Radar Simulation - ATC, Military - 135
Precise Assessment of Wind Turbine Interference Effects on Air Traffic Control Radars
Christoph Neumann, Daniel Weiss
Hensoldt Sensors AG, Ulm, Germany

Bastian Redenz
German Armed Forces
12:00 Lunch
Lunch Break 1 hour
13:15 Radar Simulation - ATC, Military - 140
Global Impact Criteria for Assessing the Perturbation of an Air Traffic Control Radar by a Wind Farm
Lucille Kuhler, Alexandre Chabory, Hélène Galiègue
ENAC, TELECOM-EMA, Université de Toulouse, France
13:40 Radar Simulation - ATC, Military - 145
EM Radar Simulation of a Wind Turbine Farm in Proximity of an Airport with Aerial Traffic using Ansys RTR
Stefano M. Canta, Arien Sligar, Robert A. Kipp
Ansys Inc.
14:05 Radar measurements - 150
How to ensure operations on a new radar with windturbines around?
Montserrat Bolaños
armasuisse Science and Technology, Thun (Switzerland)
 
Reto Pauli
Military Aviation Authority (Switzerland)
14:30 Break
Break 15 minutes
14:45 Radar measurements - 155
Recent precipitation radar measurements and upcoming UAS technologies to implement the radar return path
Jochen Bredemeyer
FCS Flight Calibration Services GmbH
15:10 Radar measurements - 160
Testing the influence of wind turbines on weather and air traffic control radars by generating virtual Doppler-RCS signatures
Marc Schneebeli, Andreas Leuenberger
Palindrome Remote Sensing GmbH, Landquart, Switzerland
15:35 Radar measurements - 165
Further Steps in the Comprehension of the Wind Turbine RD-signature and RCS and its possible Emulation based on a Radar Target Simulator for future radar assessments 
Montserrat Bolaños, Olivier Progin, Marcel Merz, Laurent Nagy, Matthias Renker, Dominic Schmid, Peter Wellig
armasuisse Science and Technology, Thun (Switzerland) 

Uwe Aulenbacher, Christian Klauck, Julian Dick, Lukas Lamber
Ingenieurbüro für Sensorik und Signalverarbeitung, Bexbach (Germany)  
16:00 Closing
Closing of day one
Organising committee
16:05 Closing
End of day one
Organising committee
Day 2
Thursday, 2. December 2021
08:50 Opening
Opening of the virtual conference room
09:00 Welcome
Welcome address by the organizing committee
09:05 Overview - 210
Wind turbine requirements from a Manufacturers Viewpoint
Hannah Sylvester
ENERCON, Germany
09:30 VOR - 215
WERAN plus: Interaction of DVOR with wind turbines 
Thorsten Schrader, David Ulm, Sergei Sandmann, Thomas Kleine-Ostmann
PTB Braunschweig

Ralf Eichhorn
Deutsche Flugsicherung DFS
10:00 VOR - 220
WERAN plus: Interaction of CVOR with wind turbines
Thorsten Schrader, Bartek Powierza, Sergei Sandmann, Thomas Kleine-Ostmann
PTB Braunschweig

Ralf Eichhorn
Deutsche Flugsicherung DFS
10:30 Break
Break 20 minutes
10:50 VOR - 225
Full wave simulation based assessment methodology for conventional VOR
Matthias Fries
Skyguide, swiss air navigation services ltd.

Ralf Eichhorn
DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, Langen, Germany
11:15 VOR - 230
Localisation and Characterisation of Scatter Objects using VHF channel sounding
Karsten Schubert, Jens Werner
Jade Hochschule, Wilhelmshaven / Oldenburg / Elsfleth, Germany

Jochen Bredemeyer
FCS Flight Calibration Services GmbH
11:40 Save the date - 235
Announcement of EMWT® 2022
Surprise
11:50 Lunch
Lunch Break 1 hour 25 minutes
13:15 Weather radar - 240
Insights into wind turbine reflectivity and radar cross-section (RCS) and their variability using X-band weather radar observations
Martin Lainer, Jordi Figueras i Ventura, Zaira Schauwecker, Marco Gabella, Jacopo Grazioli
MeteoSwiss

Montserrat F.-Bolaños
armasuisse science and technology

Reto Pauli
Military Aviation Authority (Switzerland)
13:40 Weather radar - 245
Mitigating the impact of wind turbines on weather radars
Vince Savage, Technical Leader Wind Farm Impact Assessment
QinetiQ
14:05 Weather radar - 250
Polarimetric and Doppler signature of a commercial quadcopter drone as seen from an X-band weather radar
Daniel Wolfensberger, Zaira Schauwecker, Martin Lainer, Samuel Monhart, Killian Brennan
MeteoSwiss-MDRS, Locarno
14:30 Closing
Closing of conference
Organising committee
14:35 The end
Farewell
Goodbye everybody