2018 Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) Fall Retreat & NWHA Technical Conference

Join NHA’s Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) and the Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA) in Walla Walla, WA on October 2 – 4 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel.


Schedule – (A Detailed Agenda Can Be Found Here)

 Tuesday, October 2
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:  Tour of Ice Harbor Lock and Dam & Pacific Northwest National Lab*
*If you are a US Citizen, you must register for the tour and submit the proper paperwork by September 14th. Please complete and email this form to Nikki.Fuller@pnnl.gov. Note, the Army Corps of Engineers also requires that all US citizens show their driver’s license at tour entry.

**If you are NOT a US Citizen, you must register for the tour and submit the proper paperwork by August 17th in order to allow time for processing. Deadline has passed.

US Army Corps of Engineers – Ice Harbor – Please complete and email this form to  Michelle.D.Frost@usace.army.mil.

PNNL Labs – Please complete and email this form to Nikki.Fuller@pnnl.gov. 

Wednesday, October 3
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:  NHA HPC Fall Retreat Meeting & NWHA Technical Conference

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM:  Offsite Networking Dinner

Thursday, October 4
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  NHA HPC Fall Retreat Meeting & NWHA Technical Conference

Registration Rates:

NHA Member / NWHA Member Rate: $275.00

Non-member / Standard Rate: $495.00

Room Block:

NHA has reserved a room block at the Marcus Whitman Hotel. Please see room block details below and mention the NHA HPC Fall Retreat Room Block when making your reservation. Note, the room block cut-off date is September 1, 2018.

Standard King – $124.00
Double Queen – $134.00
Executive Tower King – $149.00

Marcus Whitman Hotel
6 W. Rose Street
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
(509) 525-2200

Sponsorship. Exhibitors and Questions

Please contact Francesca Blanco (Francesca@hydro.org) regarding sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities or with any questions regarding the event.

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.

Cancellation Policy:

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by September 18, 2018 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

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