2018 Mid-Year Energy Forum Agenda


Forum Program Overview

Mark your calendar for the Energy Bar Association’s 2018 Mid-Year Energy Forum, October 29-30! The Forum will provide 1.5 days of discussions focused on the legal issues related to 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 Forum welcomes 450 attendees and is approved for approximately 6-10 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.

Registration Form

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Please visit the 2018 Marketing Opportunities page for information about sponsorships and exhibiting.

Meeting HashTag:  #EBA2018EnergyForum

Want a great way to say you're excited to be attending or what you learned from a discussion or to share a picture from one of the events? Let everyone know by using the #EBA2018EnergyForum.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - schedule under development

11:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration All Day

11:30 am - 12:30 pm:  Regional Chapter Cacus - All are welcome

Stop by and learn what your regional chapter is doing to provide you with outstanding membership benefits, meet others from your chapter and consider raising your hand to volunteer. 

12:30 -1:00 pm  New Member Meet Up

New members, stop by to meet EBA's Membership Committee and Board of Directors. 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Opening Welcome and General Session

General Session:

2:00pm - 3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

Session A:

Session B:

3:15pm – 3:45 pm:  Coffee Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm:  Concurrent Sessions

Session A:

Session B:

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: 2018 Honorable Chief Judge Curtis L.Wagner Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) Reception

* Separate Ticket Required

TUESDAY, october 30, 2018

7:30 am- 8:45 am:  Women In Energy Breakfast

7:30 am - 6:00 pm:  Registration Open All Day

8:00 am - 9:00 am:  Continental Breakfast & Exhibits


9:00 am - 10:30 am:  General Session:

10:30 am - 11:00 am:  Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm:  Concurrent Sessions

Session A:

Session B:

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm: LUNCHEON - Keynote Speaker

Presentation of the Paul E. Nordstrom Service Award and the EBA State Practictioner Award


2:00 PM - 3:15 pm: Concurrent Sessions

Session A:

Session B:

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Coffee Break – EBA TED TALKNew!_width_75_0

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Closing General Session:

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm - Closing Reception and Dinner with the FERC Chairman

Don't miss this last chance to visit with colleagues and new friends.  We will host a closing reception and dinner. 


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About the Speakers

EBA is pleased to present an outstanding, experienced line-up of panel and general session speakers.  Learn more about them by viewing the Speaker Biographies. 

networkofpeopleSpecial Events

Monday, Oct 29 - Chapter Caucus

Monday, Oct 29 - New Member Meet Up

Monday Oct 29 - Administrative Law Judges Reception

Tuesday, Oct 30 - Women In Energy Breakfast

Tuesday, Oct 30 - Closing Reception and Dinner

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

hotelHotel Information

EBA has reserved a room block at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel for $309 per night. The block cut off is September 20th. Please reserve your room soon. To make your reservation visit:

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/

cleapprovedContinuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Pending approval for 6-10 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: CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MN, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, 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

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2018 Annual Meeting Registration Form

Registration Form

questions Information

To learn more, please contact EBA,  (202) 223-5625 or by email at EBA@eba-net.org.

Conference Policies

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS September 20, 2018. 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 business. 

Special Accommodations

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

 Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation request to the Energy Bar Association, 2000 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 by October 15, 2018 or by sending a written cancellation request by email to EBA@eba-net.org.   Please be advised that there is a $50 administrative fee for cancellations.  No refunds will be given after Oct 15, 2018.  The cancellation policy also applies to registrations that are received and accepted after the deadline date.  (If cancellation is requested after deadline and accepted, there will be a $100 administrative fee).  Substitutions are acceptable at any time (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between member and non-member fees). 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.


The Energy Bar Association (“EBA”) is committed to the goals of fostering an inclusive and diverse membership and increasing diversity across all levels of the Association.  Attorneys and energy professionals in the energy field are welcome to join our ranks, regardless of race, creed, color, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, family and marital status (including pregnancy), family responsibilities, religion, national origin, age, personal appearance, political affiliation, veterans status, disability, source of income (government, solo, corporate, firm practice), or place of residence or business (geographic diversity) and are encouraged to become active participants in the Association’s activities.

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