2020 NHA Southeast Regional Meeting

February 25th - February 26th Charlotte, NC


Join NHA on February 25 – 26 in Charlotte, North Carolina


See the full detailed agenda here!

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Schedule Overview

Tuesday, February 25
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Tour of Cowans Ford Dam*
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking Reception at Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel

Wednesday, February 26
8:00 PM – 5:00 PM: NHA Regional Meeting

*Tour Address and Information
Cowans Ford Hydroelectric Station
318 East Lake
Stanley, NC 28164

Buses will depart from the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel at 1:00 PM sharp. Attendees are also welcome to drive themselves to the facility and self-parking is available. Please wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Heels are not preferable as there will be a lot of walking and stairs. Clothing should be long pants. Personal protective equipment will be provided, however attendees are free to bring their own if they so desire. We anticipate arriving back at the hotel by 4:30 PM.

The most up to date version of the agenda is available here.



Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel
3315 Scott Futrell Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

NHA has negotiated a room rate of $179 plus tax that is valid until 02/10/2020 or the block is full, whichever comes first. You can book online by clicking here. To book by phone, please call 1-800-325-3535 and ask for the NHA Southeast Regional Meeting discounted rate.



Registration Rates

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. NHA members should log on to the Member Portal to obtain the member rate. Having trouble? Contact CJ Greco (cj@hydro.org) or Diane Lear (diane@hydro.org).

NHA offers a special rate to Federal Government, Resource Agency, and Speaker attendees. Students are also eligible for a discounted rate. Please contact Marycella Dumlao (marycella@hydro.org) for more information.


Cancellation Policy

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost. Cancellations received in writing by February 5th will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.


Questions and Sponsorship

Please contact Marycella Dumlao (marycella@hydro.org) with questions and for sponsorship opportunities.


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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