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The Conference was organised on behalf of the UK Wind Engineering Society by Hembex Limited. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to receive more information.

Organiser: Paul Freathy



The next WES UK Conference will be held in 2016.

Keep checking the UK Wind Engineering Society’s web site for more information:...

When:  8-10 September, 2014

Where: University of Birmingham

Duration: 3 days

Conference format ...

The conference explored and discussed developments, projects, and techniques applied to the field of wind engineering. Interest in these conferences is strong, and we attracted over sixty delegates, including several from overseas reflecting the widespread expertise and interest in the topic world-wide.

The format of the conference included invited lectures to review key areas and stimulate discussion within the sessions. Other papers were selected for presentation by the Scientific Committee.

Sessions were held over 3 days, starting with lunch on Day 1 and finishing at lunch on Day 3 to ease travel plans.

Subject matter ...



8-10 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Thank you to all who took part in the conference and made it such an informative and friendly conference. A PDF copy of the Proceedings (extended abstracts) is now available for the benefit of the wind engineering community. Contact individual authors for more information on the research topics.

Conference Proceedings (35Mb) - download here

Group Photo - download here.

Keynote Speakers

We were delighted to welcome keynote speakers to this year’s conference:

Dr. Navin Peiris, Risk Management Solutions

Prof. Greg Kopp, University of Western Ontario

Prof. Chris Baker, University of Birmingham

The UK Wind Engineering Society has organised biennial conferences since 1992, and they have a well-deserved reputation for being friendly and informative meetings. The conferences have a proudly held tradition of welcoming new delegates and speakers, encouraging young engineers, designers and scientists to take part and present new ideas. They provide a forum where information can be exchanged and advice sought freely, in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.

The WES conference


Latest - Conference Proceedings available to download