2018 NHA Northeast Regional Meeting

Join NHA at the GE Research and Development Center outside Albany, NY on July 24th for the 2018 NHA NE Regional Meeting.  Following the Regional Meeting the NHA Waterpower Innovation Council will host the NHA Waterpower Innovation Forum.

Schedule Overview

(A detailed agenda can be found here.)

Monday, July 23, 2018

1:30 PM
Board tour buses (meet at Doubletree Lobby)

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Tour of Brookfield’s School Street Project

4:30 PM
Return from tour (drop off at Doubletree or GE)

5:00 – 6:30 PM
NHA Welcome and Networking Reception – GE Facilities – Gallery

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
NHA Northeast Regional Meeting

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Waterpower Innovation Forum Dinner and Social Hour (additional registration required)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Waterpower Innovation Forum (additional registration required)

NHA Northeast Regional Meeting Session Topics

  • NHA Washington Update
  • Northeast Energy Markets and Hydro Valuation Part 1 (Member perspectives)
  • Northeast Energy Markets and Hydro Valuation Part 2 (State, regional, and/or market operator perspectives)
  • Trends in License Conditions – Regional Federal Resource Agencies and State 401 Agencies
  • DOE R&D Update
  • Fish Passage
  • Hydro Hot Topics

Meeting Location

GE Facilites
1 Research Circle
Niskayuna, NY 12309

Sleeping Accommodations

Since the meeting is not at a hotel NHA did not reserve a block of rooms.  The hotels below are within 6 miles of the GE Campus and are recommendations for attendees:

Courtyard by Marriott

DoubleTree by Hilton

Hilton Garden Inn Albany Airport

Holiday Inn Express Latham

Cancellation Policy

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by July 10th 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.

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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