What's below is sponsored by a pro-wind government sponsored "working group" here in Michigan. Be sure it will be a hatchet job. May be it's time for the rest of us to show up in force to make a point. See below and see ya there. Charlie
Attached is the webinar invitation in .pdf format. Please forward to your wind working groups and any others who may be interested in attending.
There is no pre-registration required. The connection information is included, so at the appropriate time attendees should simply click on the link in the invitation to view the slides and call into one of the phone numbers to hear the audio. Let me know if you have any questions or concerns. I have also copied the invitation into the body of the email below.
Wind Turbine Syndrome: Myths and Facts
Webinar presented by the Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Institute
with support from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Please join us Thursday February 11th at 11am EST for a discussion of the myths and facts behind wind turbine syndrome and how scientific research is used to both support and deny the claims made.
Attendees will hear experts in sound impacts discuss:
The science of sound;
Overview of wind turbine syndrome;
Published research on sound impacts and how it is used to both support and deny claims of wind turbine syndrome;
How the “nocebo” effect plays a role (A nocebo response occurs when the suggestion of a negative effect of an action leads to an actual negative outcome)
Who should attend?
Local and state government officials
Renewable energy advocates
There will be approximately 30 minutes of presentations followed by Q&A.
W. David Colby, M.D.: Chatham-Kent Medical Officer of Health (Acting); Associate Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario
Geoff Leventhall, Ph.D.: Consultant in Noise Vibration and Acoustics, UK
You will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate in this webinar. Simply copy the link below into your web browser to connect – you do not need to pre-register. In order to hear the audio, you will need to call into one of the phone numbers below.
Toll Free: 877-951-7311
Participant Passcode: 9348502
Conference number: PW1627857
Audience passcode: 9348502
Questions or issues with connecting to the webinar? Please contact Sue Hinnen at NREL (Susan.Hinnen@nrel.gov).
Questions or comments about the webinar topic, speakers, or the Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Institute? Please contact Christina Mills at Windustry (Christina@windustry.org) or visit http://www.windustry.org/GLRWEI
Webinar Invite and connection info.pdf
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