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WIND ENGINEERING SOCIETY 12th Biennial Conference 5 - 7 September 2016

UK Wind Engineering Society conferences have a well deserved reputation as a forum where information can be exchanged freely in an open and constructive environment.  Alongside experienced researchers and presenters, we welcome young engineers, designers and scientists to take part.

Our 12th Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham’s University Park campus where both traditional and modern buildings combine with extensive landscaped campus grounds.

BOOK NOW Our programme will include papers on all aspects of wind and the effect of climate on the built environment. Latest Information


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Keynote speakers

UK Wind Engineering Society conferences have a well deserved reputation as a forum where information can be exchanged freely in an open and constructive environment.  Alongside experienced researchers and presenters, we welcome young engineers, designers and scientists to take part.

Our 12th Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham’s University Park campus where both traditional and modern buildings combine with extensive landscaped campus grounds.


Contact the organiser

To receive updates about WES2016 as information becomes available, or to let us know that you intend to submit one or more abstracts, please register with us.

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Dr Peter Richards - University of Auckland, New Zealand

“Capabilities and limitations of large scale test facilities”



Dr John Holmes - JDH Consulting, Mentone, Australia

“Effective wind load distributions for large roofs, with incorporation of resonant components”



Dr Omduth Coceal - University of Reading, UK

“Urban dispersion: problems, processes and modelling approaches”