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    Upcoming Events

  • Register World Ocean Council’s Sustainable Ocean Summit , Halifax, Canada

    SOS 2017 provides a global platform for leadership companies and organizations to advance the development and implementation of industry-driven solutions to ocean sustainability challenges.

    The SOS is uniquely designed to bring together leadership companies from the diverse Ocean Business Community: shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, seabed mining, tourism, renewable energy, ports, dredging, mining, submarine cables, marine science, engineering and technology, the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others – as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, academic and environment communities.

    SOS 2017 will take place in Halifax, Canada from 29 November to 1 December 2017.

  • Register 2017 NHA California Regional Meeting December 5, 2017, San Ramon, CA

    NHA’s California Regional Meeting will take place on December 5, 2017 in San Ramon, CA at the PG&E San Ramon Valley Conference Center.

    A detailed agenda can be found here.

    Session Topics:

    • NHA Washington Update & State Update
    • Anadromous Fish Reintroduction at Relicensing
    • Hydro Innovation
    • Small Hydro in CA – How Can We Accelerate Development?
    • Impacts on Dam Safety and Project Operations from 2017 Extreme Weather Events
    • California Hydro Hot Topics

    Meeting Location and Sleeping Accommodations:

    San Ramon Valley Conference Center
    3301 Crow Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583

    NHA has negotiated a room rate of  $145 plus tax.  Please call 925.866.7500 and mention NHA to receive this rate.

    Cancellation Policy:

    You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by November 21 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

    Questions and Sponsorship:

    Please contact Francesca Blanco (Francesca@hydro.org) with questions and for sponsorship opportunities. NHA will be holding similar Regional Meetings in other areas of the country throughout the year.  Please check www.hydro.org for details.

    Meeting Conduct Policy:

    As a professional society, the National Hydropower Association is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas. Consistent with this commitment, it is the policy of the NHA that all participants in NHA activities will enjoy a welcoming environment, free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. All participants in NHA activities also agree to comply with all rules and conditions of the activities, which are subject to change. This policy applies to all participants in NHA activities, including but not limited to event attendees, students, guests, staff, contractors, exhibitors, and participants in sessions, tours, and other social events of any NHA meeting or other activity.

    All individuals must behave responsibly in NHA activities in which they participate. Threatening physical or verbal actions and disorderly or disruptive conduct will not be tolerated. Harassment, including verbal comments relating to gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other protected status, or sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, unauthorized or inappropriate photography or recording, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention, will not be tolerated. All individuals participating in NHA activities must comply with these standards of behavior.

    Violations should be reported to the organizer of the activity. In NHA’s sole discretion, unacceptable behavior may result in removal or denial of access to meeting facilities or activities, and other penalties, without refund of any applicable registration fees or costs. In addition, violations may be reported to the individual’s employer. Repeat offenders may be banned from future NHA activities.

    Please note:  This is an industry only meeting.

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  • NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship January 2, 2018,

    NHA created the Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship in 2008 to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. Our growing industry has professionals in many different fields, including engineering, IT, biology, environmental sciences, forestry, hydrology, animal sciences, management, financial services, communications, and other areas. Many companies also offer high-paying skilled labor and technical positions.

    Beginning January 2, 2018, the National Hydropower Association will be accepting applications for the 2018 NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship.  The $2,500 scholarship goes to a promising young person who demonstrates the academic skills and commitment to help create the next generation of leaders in the hydropower industry.

    Application Details

    Who: (1) current college sophomores or juniors who will be college juniors or seniors beginning fall 2018, or graduate students with a mini-mum cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university; or (2) Applicants must be students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational technical school or program. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens or legal residents.

    Applicant must be pursuing a program of study that is related to the hydropower industry: Engineering, sciences (biology, fisheries, and hydrology), communications, or environmental studies.

    Application: Click here to download. Applications will NOT be accepted until January 2, 2018.

    Deadline: February 15, 2018

    Award Announcement: At the NHA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., in May 2018

    Send applications to:
    The National Hydropower Association
    Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship Program
    Scholarship Management Services
    One Scholarship Way
    Saint Peter, MN 56082