Event Profile

NWPPA/APA Alaska Electric Utility Conference

November 20 — 21, 2019
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center



Who Should Attend:

Utility engineering and operations personnel in distribution, transmission, power supply, and substations, as well as those in safety and environmental, information/operations technology, materials and fleet, or any area where a more in-depth knowledge of these areas would be beneficial.

Related Events:

Make plans to attend one of the pre-conference courses during your trip to the Alaska Electric Utility Conference. These courses are offered at rates to make your training and travel budget stretch further.

Electric Utility System Operations for Medium to Small Utilities, November 18-19, 2019

Distribution Engineering Series: Session 2 - Overcurrent Protection, November 18-19, 2019

Lineman Skills Series - Lineman Rigging, November 18, 2019

Lineman Skills Series - AC System Troubleshooting, November 18, 2019

Lineman Skills Series - Equipotential Grounding, November 19, 2019

Lineman Skills Series - AC Transformers, Advanced Theory, and Practical Application, November 19, 2019

Conference Overview:

This event, which is only held every other year, focuses on helping Alaskan utilities and employees deal with their current opportunities and challenges. The conference brings a mix of education and networking, along with more than 60 trade show exhibit booths, to help you get on top of the challenges, solutions, and opportunities that face Alaska electric utilities today. Developed by a dedicated planning committee of utility employees from across the state of Alaska, along with NWPPA and Alaska Power Association staff, this conference promises to be a must-see event for all who work to provide public power in Alaska.

Conference Program:

The conference program is available for download here.

Conference Schedule:

The conference will be held November 20-21, 2019. Please see the conference agenda above for a detailed schedule.

Conference Location:

Egan Civic & Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, AK  99501

Hotel Information:

Hilton Anchorage
500 West Third Avenue 
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 272-7411

Room rate: $109 for a single/double

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than October 11, 2019, to secure this rate. Mention that you are with Northwest Public Power Association when booking your reservation.

NWPPA Hotel Reservation & Cancellation Policy:

All reservations require a non-refundable room deposit equal to one night's stay that will be charged to your credit card at the time your reservation is made. If you cancel or reduce your reservation within seven days of your date of arrival, your credit card will be charged a minimum of a two nights' stay (one night in addition to the first night's deposit).

Conference Fees:

Thanks to the generosity of our Alaska utility and industry partners, Alaska utility employee registration is complimentary. To reserve your space, register online today!

Alaska Member and Non-member Utilities: $0

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 10/20/2019): $450
Utility Member Standard: $525

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 10/20/2019): $450
Associate Member Standard: $525

Non-member Early Bird (ends 10/20/2019): $895
Non-member Standard: $970

For additional registration or pricing questions contact gail@nwppa.org.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This event qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the event.

For More Information:

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