2019 Western Chapter Annual Meeting

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Program Overview

The 2019 Western Chapter Annual Meeting will be held at the Palace Hotel San Francisco in San Francisco, CA on February 21-22, 2019. The Western Chapter is presenting a one day CLE program and will offer numerous networking opportunities, including a pre-conference hosted cocktail reception and scheduled breaks during the program for attendees to connect.

2019 Western Chapter Annual Meeting Program Schedule and PDF Registration FORM

location


Palace Hotel San Francisco
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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championSPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Contact: Michele L. Smith at (202) 499-5841 or michele@eba-net.org.

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THursday, february 21

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

Welcome Reception and Charity Wine Auction

  • Jennifer Spina, Associate General Counsel, Arizona Public Service

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome 

  • EBA National President
  • EBA Western Chapter President
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Keynote Speaker

  • FERC Commisioner [TBD]
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Climate Change and Disaster Resilience
Moderator:  Tara Kaushik and Monika Darwish

Panelists:

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Community Choice Aggregation and Non-IOU
Energy providers – An Update on the Landscape

Moderator:  Beth Fox

Panelists:

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

 

Lunch and Learn Speaker
Moderator:  Jack Stoddard

Speaker: 

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Blockchain and Other Technology Breakthroughs
Moderator:  Pam Anderson

Panelists:

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM 

 

Western Market Evolution and Development
Moderator:  Deb Scott

Panelists:

4:00 PM

Western Chapter Annual Meeting to Elect Board and Directors

 

 

 

hotelHOTEL:

Please make your hotel accommodations at the Palace Hotel San Francisco by calling (415) 512-1111. Please request the 2019 EBA Western Chapter Annual Meeting Block rate. Pricing is $340 for a single or double occupancy room.  The hotel deadline is February 6, 2019.  Please reserve early to guarantee your room.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registration includes program sessions, electronic attendee handouts, lunch, breakfast, breaks, and reception.

The deadline for receipt of early bird registration is 2/1/2019. 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. No partial registration is available.

feesREGISTRATION FEES:

 

Early Bird
(On or before 2/1/2019)

Regular

Member Attorney $465 $495
Non-Member Attorney $695 $695
Member (Gov't/Academic) $200 $225
Non-Member (Gov't/Academic) $250 $250
Full Time Student (EBA Member) $50 $100

 

2019 WESTERN CHAPTER ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM SCHEDULE AND PDF REGISTRATION FORM

THREE WAYS TO REGISTER

Online

Fax your completed REGISTRATION FORM with payment to EBA: (202) 833-5596
Mail your registration form and payment to EBA, 2000 M St. NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036

cleapprovedCONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE):

EBA plans to apply for MCLE in NV, WA, UT, CA, VA and NY. 

questions INFORMATION

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

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation to the address shown on the registration form by 2/12/2019, less a $50 administrative fee. The cancellation policy also applies to registration forms that are received and accepted after the deadline date. No refunds will be given after 2/12/2019. If a cancellation is requested after the deadline and accepted, there will be a $100 administrative fee. Substitutions are acceptable by 2/21/2019  (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between the 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. Confirmations will be sent to registrants via email if an address is provided.

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS February 1, 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.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

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

PHOTOGRAPHS:

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

EBA HARDSHIP POLICY

EBA offers eligible student, government, and academic members’ discounts on the rates for most EBA programs which carry CLE credits, including EBA’s Annual and Mid-Year meetings. EBA will, on a case-by-case basis, consider requests from members to attend EBA programs at discounted rates. Discount requests must be made to EBA’s office at least fifteen days prior to the close of regular registration for the program in question. Requests will be considered by EBA if timely and complete. Discount requests must demonstrate a substantial financial hardship. Please submit your request to llevine@eba-net.org.

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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