Event Profile

Power Supply Conference: Building an Agile Power Supply for an Uncertain Future

December 7 — 8, 2022
Sheraton Portland Airport

Who Should Attend:

Power supply professionals; policymakers; general managers and CEOs; and finance, rate, and risk department managers.

Conference Overview:

It's back! For many years, the NWPPA Power Supply Conference provided the expertise and insight needed to inform power supply decisions. Now in this new era of dynamic resource options and challenges, managing and planning for power resources and costs have never been more critical to utilities and their consumers. The 2022 Power Supply Conference will educate members, encourage discussion, and provide a venue for attendees to share best practices related to current issues and topics important to electric utilities in the West.

Watch this page for agenda updates and developments.

Conference Agenda:

Coming soon! With the theme, Building an Agile Power Supply for an Uncertain Future, the conference will focus on steps to identify and address key risks and uncertainties in western resource planning for the future.

Conference Schedule:

Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Pacific Time on the first day; the conference will run from noon to 5 p.m. with a hosted reception on day one, and from 8 a.m. to noon on day two. Lunch the first day, the reception that evening, and morning and afternoon breaks will be provided.

Conference Location:

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 281-2500
Room Rate: $129 single/double
Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than 11/23/2022, to secure this room rate.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 11/6/2022): $290
Utility Member Standard: $365

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 11/6/2022): $360
Associate Member Standard: $438

Non-member Early Bird (ends 11/6/2022): $580
Non-member Standard: $655

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.