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  • 2017 NHA Alaska Regional Meeting
    September 19, 2017, Girdwood, AK

    Join NHA for our Alaska Regional Meeting in beautiful Girdwood, AK on September 19th.  We are excited to be co-locating with the USSD workshop – “The Challenges of Dams in Cold Climates” which will take place immediately following the Regional Meeting on September 20 – 21.

    A detailed agenda of the NHA AK Regional Meeting with session descriptions and speaker information can be found here.

    Schedule of Events

    September 19
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: NHA Alaska Regional Meeting
    6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Joint NHA/USSD Reception

    September 20 – 21
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: USSD Workshop *Requires separate registration

    September 22
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Tour of Lower Eklutna Dam Removal Site *Requires separate registration

    USSD Workshop 

    The Workshop will bring together design and construction experts from the U.S. and Canada and is aimed at both seasoned professionals and those in the earlier stages of their careers. The two-day workshop will include presentations by experts as well as breakout groups and discussion. To learn more about the USSD workshop and register, please click here.

    Meeting Location & Hotel Accommodations

    Alyeska Resort
    1000 Arlberg Avenue
    Girdwood, AK 99587

    NHA has negotiated a room rate of $99 (plus tax).  This rate is available three days before and after the event, based on availability.  Please call 907-754-2111 and mention NHA to receive this discounted rate.  This rate is valid until 8/28/17 or the block is full, whichever comes first.

    Travel Discount:

    In an effort to alleviate travel costs for attendees, NHA has negotiated a 7% discount on all Alaska Airline tickets.  Please use promotional code ECMX977 when making your reservation to take advantage of this discount.  The discount applies to travel starting on September 16th through September 24, 2017.

    Cancellation Policy:

    You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by September 1st 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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