Event Profile

Labor and Employee Relations Group Conference

May 23 — 25, 2023
Sunriver Resort

Who Should Attend:

Members of the NWPPA Labor and Employee Relations Group, which includes general managers, labor relations managers, operations managers, and human resources professionals. Non-members may attend if they are part of an NWPPA member utility.

Conference Overview:

Join us for the Labor and Employee Relations Conference! This annual event brings together labor relations leaders to share their experiences, recommendations, and lessons learned about key labor relations and human resource issues. At the conference you can catch up with your colleagues and have fun at the evening networking reception on the first day. This year’s conference will consist of two half days and one full day, May 23-25.

Conference Agenda:

Please check back for more information.

Conference Schedule:

Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time on May 23. The conference will run 1-5 p.m. on the first day, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on the second day, and 8:30 a.m.- noon on the third day. Breakfast will be provided on days two and three; lunch will be provided on day two; and refreshments will be provided every day.

Conference Location:

The Sunriver Resort
17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, OR 97707
(855) 420-8206
Room Rate: $179
Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than May 1, 2023, to secure this room rate. Please note you cannot receive the special rate by booking online, you must call in and mention Northwest Public Power Association.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 4/22/2023): $960
Utility Member Standard: $1,035

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 4/22/2023): $1,440
Associate Member Standard: $1,515

Non-member Early Bird (ends 4/22/2023): $2,880
Non-member Standard: $2,955

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 email registration@nwppa.org or call (360) 254-0109. 

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.


Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are available upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

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