Event Profile

Environmental Task Force Meeting

Date(s):
January 10, 2023
Venue:
Northwest Public Power Association
Description:

Who Should Attend:

Utility environmental professionals (new and experienced), government agency staff, vendors, and anyone who is tasked with or interested in environmental issues, regulatory compliance, or mitigation in the environmental arena of electric utilities.

Related Events:

PCB Management - Foundational and Advanced Training, January 11-12, 2023

Meeting Overview:

This is a resumption of the regular meeting of the long-standing Environmental Task Force that examines environmental issues and the impact of current and proposed environmental regulations on electric utilities. Industry professionals meet to review and discuss new and proposed regulations and issues facing each utility; and to hear from subject matter experts about key issues of the day and new technology/services. This is a solution-focused learning and networking venue that brings utility, industry, and government environmental professionals together on a regular basis. This meeting occurs three times each year; in 2023 it will occur January 10, April 3, and September 19.

Meeting Agenda:

TBD

Meeting Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the meeting will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Course Location:

Northwest Public Power Association
9817 NE 54th Street, Suite 200
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 254-0109

Suggested Hotel:

The Heathman Lodge
7801 NE Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 254-3100
Please book your room as soon as possible, and ask for the NWPPA discount to receive a reduced rate.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 12/10/2022): $0
Utility Member Standard: $75

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 12/10/2022): $85
Associate Member Standard: $135

Non-member Early Bird (ends 12/10/2022): $165
Non-member Standard: $215

Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.

Cancellation Policies:

For webinarsvirtual classes, and section meetings: cancellation at least five days prior to the event, full refund; within 1-4 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.
For in-person events: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.

If canceling because the attendee is showing COVID-19 symptoms any time before the event, a full refund will be issued; if leaving during the event for COVID-19 reasons, a prorated refund will be issued.

When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling; NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions. To request a refund, please contact Gail Patterson, Registrar, via email, Gail@nwppa.org, or call (360) 816-1450. 

Safety Measures:

As we continue to monitor and evaluate COVID-19 levels, we understand that the health and safety of our members, staff, and the community are of highest concern. We are asking everyone to do their part. NWPPA and local venues will follow applicable federal, state, and local health protocols. Assumption of Risk: COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. It is not possible for NWPPA or anyone else to completely prevent the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to attend a conference organized by NWPPA and voluntarily enter onto premises where its conference is held, you are accepting the risk, without right of claim against NWPPA and its directors, employees, or agents, of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 and its variants.

For More Information:

To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.