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Winds of Change – Wind Propulsion’s Role in Decarbonizing Shipping, Washington DC

April 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday 01 April, 1500-1700
Central Washington DC

Join us for a conversation about the growing trend of wind propulsion in commercial shipping and pathways to decarbonize this global industry.

The line-up will feature talks by:


Gavin Allwright, Secretary General of the Award-winning International Windship Association [IWSA] ( The world’s leading expert on the wind propulsion market development will present the current opportunities, latest developments in the sector and discuss the barriers and hurdles to still be overcome.



Bryan Comer, a senior researcher from the International Council on Clean Transportation ( will present their latest research on the emissions reduction potentials of wind-assist technologies for ships.



There will be plenty of time for debate and discussion on these issues, along with refreshments. This event is free to attend but there are limited spaces available – please contact Gavin Allwright to reserve your spot. For admission, we will need your name, organization/position and contact cell phone.


[Please note there will be no ‘on the day’ registration]


Date: Monday 01 April     |     Time: 1500-1700

Location: Blank Rome law firm, 1825 I St., NW, Washington DC 20006, entrance next to the Farragut West Metro stop. All visitors should go to 12th floor reception to check in. (Room no. TBD)


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April 1
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Blank Rome
1825 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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