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We recommend arriving Saturday Feb 23 to allow for time change reaction.
EXPOENERGY trade show co-located with WSED, See https://expoenergy.eu/ne13/?pn=3
Jonathan Kays at University of Maryland Extension and Dan Richter at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment were part of 2008 trip sponsored by RPG and Penn State’s Forestry Extension program. It will be great to have them along in 2019, and we appreciate their joining the sponsorship team.
Chris Gaul is a mechanical engineer with experience as a facility energy manager with a campus-wide biomass fired heating plant. Other association co-sponsors Biomass Thermal Energy Council, Mid-Atlantic Biothermal Energy Council and Vermont’s Biomass Energy Resource Center. We are grateful for guidance and awareness-building help they have provided.
We sincerely appreciate extra consideration and help we received from the Upper Austria Energy Agency and other Austrian people and organizations named throughout this Proposal.
A block of rooms is reserved for EBF19 at this comfortable, well situated hotel. The hotel-quoted room rates are based on room type and number of beds. For room type options, click here: #roomtype.
Ground transportation for group activities in Wels and Nϋrnberg
bus for group to EBF19 facility site visits,
rail transportation, Wels to Nϋrnberg, Germany
Reception fare - first Sunday during orientation - welcome event at Hotel Alexandra with available Austrian cooperating partners.
Buffet dinner first Monday evening with Keynote speaker (Dr. Christian Rakos., Propellets.at).
Lunches and Dinners - (Tuesday – Thursday as described in WSED program for various events.) You choose
Reception fare - Friday evening with available Austrian cooperating partners.
Dinner second Monday evening with available German host cooperating partners.
Documentary record of the group's activities and findings electronically provided to each registrant .
Leadership from co-sponsors and lead team
Registration open now EBF19 group room hold for reservations through January 20, 2019
Regular registration ends midnight Sunday January 20, 2019 Full payment must be received by midnight Sunday January 20, 2019 Late registration period with payment made in full by Sunday Feb.3, 2019
Registration Cost –
Austria Revisited discount – for the friends who traveled with us in June, 2008 $2475.
Airfare and other travel to or returning from the event, insurance for travel or trip protection, medical or med-evacuation, baggage loss/damage, items of personal interest unrelated to the purposes of the event. See
Other information –
All advance-scheduled presenters for EBF19 are fluent in English. WSED events are presented in or with translation into English. The hotel staff generally is multi-lingual, including English.
Laundry – aside from commercial services, Wels has one laundromat which is located close to the hotel.
Medical facilities – Wels is home to a 1,227 bed facility known as the Wels-Grieskirchen Medical Center.
Money and Banking –
Credit cards are generally accepted in larger shops, airlines and railroad ticketing agencies and café cars, and hotels. Some, like Hotel Alexandra, accept Visa and Mastercard, but not AMEX. Many smaller stores, restaurants and taxi cabs are cash-only businesses. ATMs are readily accessible.
Phone and internet – Service is available and of high quality. HOWEVER, some American phones do not include European “signal bands,” so it is essential to confirm that your plan and equipment will be compatible.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)