2017 EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum

2017-10-16 08:30:00 2017-10-17 12:30:00 America/New_York 2017 EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum- EBA EBA's Mid-Year Energy Forum, Washington DC **For a full listing of events visit http://eba-net.org/calendar Renaissance Downtown Hotel 999 Ninth Street NW Washington, DC 20001 EBA - Energy Bar Association admin@eba-net.org
Dates:  Monday, October 16, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Location:  Renaissance Downtown Hotel 999 Ninth Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Program Overview

The Energy Bar Association's 2017 Mid-Year Energy Forum brings together a day and one-half of top level sessions on all aspects of energy law. Attendees will include attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law, including antitrust, international energy transactions, legislation and regulatory reform, electric utility regulation, alternative dispute resolution, finance and transactions, and environment and public lands at federal, state, and international levels. Each year, the EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum welcomes 400 attendees and is approved for approximately 8-15 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.

Conference Brochure (PDF)- check back in July

Sponsorships and Exhibiting

Please visit the 2017 Marketing Opportunities page for information about sponsorships and exhibiting.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Pending approval for 10-15 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.  See more CLE information below.

Conference Agenda Overview

Monday, October 16, 2017

Noon - 6:00 pm


1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Opening Welcome - Note: New start time!

1:15 pm- 2:15 pm

General Session:

2:15 -2:30  pm 

Health & Networking Break

2:30- 3:45 pm

Concurrent Session A:


Concurrent Session B:

3:45 - 4:15 pm

Health & Networking Break

4:15- 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions A:


Concurrent Session B:

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Special Event:  The Honorable Chief Judge Wagner Administrative Law Reception

Proceeds support development and publication of the Energy Law Journal.

Separate registration required. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


7:30 am – 8:30 am

Women In Energy Breakfast * RSVP Required

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

9:00 am - 10:30 am

General Session: 

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Health & Networking Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Session A: 


Concurrent Session B: 

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm


2:15 PM - 3:45 pm

Concurrent Session A:


Concurrent Session B:  

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Health & Networking Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing General Session:   

Conference Location

The conference will be at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. Click here to open in Google Maps.

Renaissance Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Hotel Information

EBA has secured a block of sleeping rooms at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel at the rate of $329 single/double occupancy.  The room block cut-off is September 20, 2017.  To make your reservation, follow this linkhttps://aws.passkey.com/go/EBAConf or call  (202) 898-9000.

Parking & Transportation Information

Information about daily parking rates and metro transit information are available here: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/

Registration Fees

2017 Mid-Year Energy Forum Conference Brochure  - available in July
Unless otherwise noted, registration fees include all meals, networking breaks, networking reception and meeting handouts.
Two-Day Conference Registration - coming soon

Member Early Bird    
(Until 9/30/17)

Member Non-Member
Private Sector $ $ $
Gov't/Student/Academic $ $ $

NEW -  Group Discount* Registration:

For firms registering more than 4 people at the same time, EBA will provide you a group discount. 

* Applies to Private and Energy Professional members only.  All attendees in the group must be members.

One-Day Conference Registration

  Member Non-Member
Private Sector $ $
Gov't/Student/Academic $ $

NOT YET A Member? 

The early bird discount registration rate plus EBA Membership dues = LESS than the non-member registration rate.  Join EBA today and save! 

Three Ways to Register:

  1. Online: Register Now
  2. Fax your completed registration form with payment to EBA: (202) 833-5596
  3. Mail your registration form and payment to EBA, 2000 M St. NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036 

2017 Mid-Year Energy Forum:  Registration Form

2017 Annual Meeting Registration Form

To learn more, please contact:

Please contact EBA,  (202) 223-5625 or by email at Mary@eba-net.org.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Pending approval for 10-15 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.  EBA has applied to the following states for MCLE and ethics, when appropriate:  AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MN, MO, OH, OK, TX, VA, WA, WI.  MCLE accreditation has been (or will be) requested from states with general MCLE requirements. Each state has its own rules and regulations regarding "CLE".For questions on CLE email EBA-CLE@eba-net.org. TO ASSURE ACCREDITATION, THE NECESSARY CLE INFORMATION MUST APPEAR ON YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. IF THIS INFORMATION IS NOT PROVIDED, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE RECEIPT OF CREDIT.  ONLY REGISTERED ATTENDEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CLE.

Conference Policies

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS September 30, 2017. Conference registrations will only be accepted when accompanied by a check, money order, government purchase order/training form or credit card information and may be limited by the capacity of the facilities. Registrations will not be held without payment.

Dress Attire: 

Attire for the conference is smart business casual. 

Special Accommodations: 

Persons in need of special accommodation should inquire with Lisa Levine, Executive Director, llevine@eba-net.org at the EBA office.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No registration fee refunds will be granted for cancellations received after October 2, 2017.  In order to receive a refund (less $75 administrative fee), the EBA must receive your written notice of cancellation by October 2, 2017.  Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute for the entire program. Substitutions may be made at any time including on-site registration (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between member and non-member fees).  EBA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. Send cancellation request in writing to: EBA, 2000 M Street, NW, Suite 715, Washington,  DC 20036, or by email to Marlo Brown Carpenter at Marlo@EBA-Net.org. Please note that regardless of the date the cancellation notice is received, no refunds will be processed until after the program.


By registering for this conference, you authorize EBA the right to use any photographs taken of you during the course of the conference. Photographs may be used in promotional materials or stories that appear in professional publications and websites.

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