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  • NHA Northeast Regional Meeting
    October 2-3, 2013, Northampton, MA
    Join us  for the NHA Northeast Regional Meeting, which will be held in Northampton, MA this fall.  Below is a schedule of events to help you plan your travel.
    October 2, 2013    
    Optional Tour 
    FirstLight Power Resources
    Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project
    12:45 – 1:00 p.m.  Gather at Hotel Northampton main entrance to load buses
    1:30 – 4:00 Tour Northfield Mountain (space is limited to 55 attendees)
    5:00               Return to hotel
    5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Welcome reception – Coolidge Café – Hotel Northampton
    October 3, 2013 Hotel Northampton – Grand Ballroom
    8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration/Networking/Coffee
    8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Meeting Overview
    8:45 – 9:30 a.m. NHA Activities/Initiatives and Washington Update
    9:30 – 10:45 Dam Safety – Discussion on Owner’s Dam Safety Program and Emergency Action Plans
    10:45 – 11:00 Break
    11:00 – 12:00 Cyber Security – Coordination among NERC and state agencies in the Northeast
    12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
    1:00 – 2:30 Influences on Project Development in the Northeast –  
    Production Tax Credits and other incentives, natural gas prices,
    RECs and regulatory efficiency
    2:30 – 2:45 Break
    2:45 – 4:00 Fish Passage – Managing Multiple Species
    4:00 – 4:10 p.m. Closing Remarks –

     Venue Hotel:

    Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060

    A block of rooms is available at the Hotel Northampton for $105.99 plus 11.7% room tax. To secure this rate, please reference the National Hydropower Association meeting. To make reservations, contact the hotel directly at 413 584 3100. All rooms include complimentary in-room wireless internet access and free parking.

    To reserve your room online, go to www.hotelnorthampton.com enter your arrival and departure date on the upper right hand corner, “Make Reservatons” then click “Check Availability”. Under “Block/Group”; choose “Corporate” and enter 100113GDFS.  The group discount rate will come up for reservations based on what room type you choose.

    Cancellation Policy:

    You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost. Cancellations received in writing by September 17, 2013 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

    Host Company:

    Regional Association Sponsor:

    Bay State Hydropower Association
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    Silver Sponsors:


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    Media Sponsor:

    Contact Diane Lear 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.  If you have any questions regarding these events, please contact Diane Lear (diane@hydro.org).