22nd AWES Workshop and Wind Load Design Day

Key Information


Various times

9am - 5pm


JCU: James Cook University, Australia, Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas


Paid event


Research and Industry



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About this event

June 19 - Design Wind Loading Day

Come and find out about the latest amendments to AS/NZS1170.2 and AS4055. Topics covered include internal and external pressure, aerodynamic shape factors, cladding and dynamics. A copy of the AWES Wind Loading Handbook is provided as part of the registration fee.

June 20 - 21 - 22nd AWES Workshop

The theme of the 22nd AWES Workshop is “where next for Wind Engineering and Building Resilience”.

The 22nd AWES Workshop is a 2-day event, to be held on 20-21 June 2024 in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Members and non-members of the AWES are welcome to attend and/or present paper(s) at AWES22 across all topics covering areas of Wind Engineering and Disaster mitigation.


Both the Design Wind Loading Day and 22nd AWES Workshop will be held at James Cook University’s Townsville campus.

Townsville is a vibrant coastal city located in North Queensland and is a perfect destination to explore world-class attractions from museums and art galleries to beaches, and national parks. Magnetic Island is short ferry ride across the bay boasting a unique natural environment of palm-fringed beaches, large granite boulders, hoop pines, sandy beaches and fringing coral reefs. Magnetic Island is an island paradise of sunshine, koalas, hiking trails, snorkelling adventures, and more! Over two-thirds of Magnetic Island is national park.