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  • Register Hydro Licensing Negotiations Training June 23 - 24, 2015, Lakewood, CO

    Join NHA and Gomez and Sullivan for this is a two day hands-on training seminar in interest based negotiating specifically dealing with the challenges of FERC Licensing.  Participants will learn about various negotiation techniques as well as types of negotiators.  The concepts of interest based negotiations vs. positional bargaining will be explored in the context of the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA).  Topics covered in short presentations will be reinforced with negotiation of a settlement for a previously settled FERC Licensing Case.  The course settlement will be compared to that actually arrived at in the field.  Negotiator performance will be evaluated and feedback provided.  Course admission includes the reference book Getting to Yes by Fisher, Ury and Patton which will be distributed to participants approximately two weeks before the course.

    Who should attend:

    Licensees, agency personnel, and nongovernment organization will all benefit from this course.

    Meeting Location:

    Bureau of Reclamation
    Denver Federal Center – Colorado Room and Trinity Room
    6th Avenue & Kipling Street, Lakewood, CO 80225


    Sheraton Denver West
    360 Union Blvd
    Lakewood, CO 80228
    Phone:(303) 987-2000

    $163 single / $173 double (plus tax)

    Make sleeping room reservations here: National Hydropower Association June 2015


    Thomas J. Sullivan, PE, Principal In Charge of Licensing, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC

    Tom has managed FERC Licensing Projects in the northeast, northwest and mid-Atlantic regions of the country.  This experience has included projects ranging in size from less than 1 MW to 2,700 MW and has included both conventional and pumped storage projects.  Tom has served as the lead negotiator, facilitator, and mediator for several licensing settlement agreements and has provided training to clients on negotiating processes and techniques.

    Timothy J. Sullivan, GISP, Regulatory Specialist, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC

    Tim has been involved in FERC Licensing Projects in the northeast and mid – Atlantic regions and has facilitated dialogues on high profile erosion causation and mitigation projects as well as the water quality impacts of sedimentation.  Prior to joining Gomez and Sullivan, Tim worked in the Energy and Campus Development Department at a major university where he routinely dealt with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders with conflicting interests.


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  • Register 2015 HydroVision International July 14 - 17, 2015, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR

    Learn more about HydroVision International at http://www.hydroevent.com

  • 2015 NHA Alaska Regional Meeting Auust 18 - 201, 2015, Anchorage, AK

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    August 18 – 20 in Anchorage, AK.  Details to come!

  • 2015 NHA Southeast Regional Meeting August 27 - 28, 2015, Charlotte, NC

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    August 27 – 28, 2015 in Charlotte, NC.  Details to come!

  • Register 2015 NHA Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) Fall Retreat October 4 - 7, 2015, Birmingham, Alabama

    Join us for the 2015 Hydraulic Power Committee Fall retreat October 4 – 7, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. The event is open to all NHA member companies and invited guests, including owners and operators of hydro projects and service and equipment providers.

    This 3-day meeting will focus on hydro operations, dam safety and security and best practice sharing. The agenda will be available at a later date.

    Schedule of Events:

    Sunday, October 4, 2015
    HPC Committee Dinner

    Monday, October 5, 2015
    All day meeting
    Onsite Dinner

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    All day tours
    Off site dinner

    Wednesday, October 7, 2015
    Half day meeting

    Hotel Information:

    Sheraton Birmingham
    2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
    Birmingham, Alabama, 35203

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  • Register 2015 NHA Annual Conference April 27 - 29, 2015, Capital Hilton, Washington, DC

    Thank you for attending the 2015 National Hydropower Association Annual Conference.  Conference presentations are available for all attendees.  If you are an NHA Member, you can view the presentations online under Member Resources once you log in to your Member Account.   If you are not an NHA member, please contact Diane Lear at diane@hydro.org.

    Save the date for the 2016 NHA Annual Conference – April 25 – 27, 2016 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC!

  • 2016 NHA Annual Conference April 25 - 27, 2016, Washington, DC

    Save the date!

    April 25 – 27, 2016

    Capital Hilton – Washington, DC