2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

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2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

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Program Overview

Mark your calendar for the Energy Bar Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Conference! The conference provides two full 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 Annual Meeting welcomes 600 attendees and is approved for approximately 10-14 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.

Registration Form - coming soon

championSponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

Find out how to get infront of your ideal customers and support the energy bar, download the 2019 Marketing Opportunities page for information about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities.

Meeting HashTag:  #EBA2019AM

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 #EBA2019AM.

libraryConference Agenda

Sunday, May 5, 2019

6:00-8:00 pm      EBA Book Club Meet - Up

All are welcomed to join us for this pre-conference, free meet-up.  Book selection to be determined.

Monday, May 6, 2019

8:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open All Day

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

9:15 am - 10:30 am The Kevin J. McIntyre Address and General Session

Matthew Rudolphi, President, Energy Bar Association

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10:30 am - 11:00 am   Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm Concurrent Session

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12:15 pm - 1:45 pm:  Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Join the Energy Bar Association for a special recognition of our volunteers and VIPs.

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

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3:15pm – 3:45 pm:  Coffee Break

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

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: LGBT Meetup

LGBT Power Meetup is a group of energy professionals (and LGBT allies) to socialize at/around EBA conference time. Please join the group for a Dutch treat meetup at the Renaissance Lobby Bar.  All are welcome and you do not need to be registered for the Annual Meeting to attend this meetup. 

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm: CFEBA Annual Fundraising Gala

The CFEBA Annual Fundraising Gala* 

Gala Attire: Business or Festive

*Separate registration required. 

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm:  Registration Open All Day

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

8:15 am - 9:00 am:  New Member Coffee Meet Up coffee_cup

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10:30 am - 11:00 am:  Coffee Break and "Committee Huddle"

During this break, stop by and visit with leaders of EBA's various committees.  Learn about the goals of each committee and how you can volunteer to help.  Its a great time to mingle and volunteer!

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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm: LUNCHEON - Annual Meeting and Keynote Speaker

During the luncheon, the Energy Bar Association will conduct its annual business meeting including the association elections and recognition of EBA leadership. 

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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Coffee Break 

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

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4:00 pm – 5:30 pm:   EBA Committee Leadership Orientation

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm - Farewell Reception


Don't miss this last chance to visit with colleagues and new friends.  We will host a brief closing reception to allow you a final time to bid farewell until next time.  

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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

Speakers Service Center (SSC)

The Speaker Service Center is for speakers and moderators, and should include everything you need to know to prepare for the conference and make the deadlines.  

networkofpeopleSpecial Events

Sunday, May 5 - EBA Book Club

Monday, May 6 - LGBT Meetup

Monday, May 6 - Charitable Foundation EBA Annual Gala

Tuesday, May 7 - New Member and First Timer Meeting Up

Tuesday, May 6 - Farewell Reception

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 Energy Bar Association EBA Annual Meeting & Conference (May 5, 2019 to May 7, 2019), $319 per night plus tax. The block cut off is April 10th.  Reservations can be made by visiting: https://book.passkey.com/go/EBA2019


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 10-12 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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feesRegistration Fees

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2018 Annual Meeting Registration Form

questions Information

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

Conference Policies

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS APRIL 8, 2019. 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.  Attire for the CFEBA Gala is business attire or festive.

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 April 15, 2019 or by sending a written cancellation request by email to Richelle at RKelly@EBA-Net.org There is a $50 administrative fee for cancellations.  No refunds will be given after April 15, 2019.  The cancellation policy also applies to registrations that are received and accepted after the deadline date.  (If cancellation is requested after deadline and is 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.

picturesPhotographs

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.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

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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