2018 NHA Alaska Regional Meeting

2018 NHA Alaska Regional Meeting

Join NHA in Ketchikan, Alaska for our 2018 NHA AK Regional Meeting.  The event will be held at the Ted Ferry Civic Center on Tuesday, September 11th.  Immediately following the NHA Regional Meeting the Southeast Conference will host their Annual Meeting at the Ted Ferry Civic Center.

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Keynote Speaker Confirmed:
Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur


Since Commissioner LaFleur joined the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission her priorities have included reliability and grid security, supporting the development and evolution of robust competitive markets, promoting regional transmission planning, and supporting a clean and diverse power supply. She is a member of the NARUC Committees on Electricity and Critical Infrastructure.

Schedule – (A detailed agenda can be found here)

September 11, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM: NHA AK Regional Meeting

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Joint Networking Reception with Southeast Conference

Session Topics 

  • NHA Washington Update
  • APA Alaska Update
  • Corps of Engineers water and wetlands policies and the impact on hydro in Alaska
  • Alaska project updates – lessons learned from licensing to construction to operation
  • Federal and state regulators update panel
  • Hot topics Roundtable

Meeting Location

Ted Ferry Civic Center
888 Venetia Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901

Hotel Accommodations

Cape Fox Lodge
800 Venetia Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Call 907-225-8001 and ask for Michelle or Jacob or email Michelle at mrlewis@capefoxlodge.com

Registration Rates

NHA Member – $185
Standard – $300
Government/Speaker – $125

Group Rates – If 3 or more people register together, then you will receive a discount of $30.00 off for all NHA Member registrants and $10.00 off for all non member registrants.

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Travel Discount

In an effort to alleviate travel costs for attendees, NHA has negotiated a 5% discount on all Alaska Airline tickets.  Please use promotional code ECMZ835 when making your reservation to take advantage of this discount.  The discount applies to travel starting on September 9 through September 17, 2018.

Cancellation Policy

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by August 24th  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.

 

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