2020 Annual Meeting & Conference

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2020 Annual Meeting & Conference 

Program Overview

Mark your calendar for the Energy Bar Association’s 2020 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.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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

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

9:00 am - 10:30 am:  Welcome and The Honorable Kevin J. McIntyre General Session

 

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10:30 am - 11:00 am:  Coffee Break

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

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12:15 pm - 1:45 pm:  Luncheon 

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

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3:15 pm – 3:45 pm:  Break

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

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networkofpeople 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm: CFEBA Annual Fundraising Dinner Gala*

Find out about the Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association and its cornerstone project, 

Gala Attire: Business or Festive        *Separate registration required. 

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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

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

networkofpeople 8:15 am - 9:00 am - Special Interest Group Meet Ups     coffee_cup

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In House Counsels  
Energy Professionals   
New Member and First Time Attendees  
   

 

9:00 am - 10:30 am:  General Session Day Two

 

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networkofpeople 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!

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

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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm: LUNCHEON - Annual Meeting and Luncheon Speaker:
 
 
 
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Keynote Address:  Neil Chatterjee, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (invited)
 
During the luncheon, the Energy Bar Association will conduct its annual business meeting including the association elections, recognition of EBA leadership and presentation of the Jason F. Leif Chapter Service Award and the first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award.    

 

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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Coffee Break 

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

 

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4:00 pm – 5:30 pm:   EBA Committee Leadership Orientation (invitation Only)

networkofpeople 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.  

 3d thank you Thank you to our Professional Education Council members, Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs.

Co-Chairs: 

Jamie Blackburn, Latham & Watkins, LLP and  Emily Fisher, Edison Electric Institute

Vice- Co Chairs: 

James Beh, Jones Day  and Richard Lorenzo, Loeb & Loeb, LLC

 

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Speaker_icon 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.  

networkofpeople Special Events

Tuesday, April 14 - Charitable Foundation Annual Fundraising Gala

Wednesday, April 15 - Coffee Meet Ups:

Wednesday, April 15 - Farewell Reception

 Conference Location

New!_width_75_1LOCATION!  The conference will be at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Click here to open in Google Maps.
Marriott Marquis Hotel 
901 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

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New!_width_75_0LOCATION!   EBA has reserved a room block at the Marriott Marquis Hotel  for the dates of April 12, 2020 to April 16, 2020. Our special rate is $229.00 per night plus tax. The block cut off is March 25, 2020.  Reservations can be made by visiting: https://book.passkey.com/go/EnergyBar2020 

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Parking & Transportation Information

Information about daily parking rates and metro transit information are available here: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/wasco-marriott-marquis-washington-dc/‚Äč

cleapproved Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Pending approval for 10-12 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.  EBA will applied to the following states for MCLE and ethics, when appropriate:  CA, CT, FL, IA, NJ, OH, NY, PA, TX, VA .   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. If you would like EBA to apply to other states, your request must be made no later than March 1st. 

To assure accreditation, the necessary CLE information must appear on your registration form. You should also add your bar numbers to your profile with EBA.  If your bar number or state are missing, we cannot guarantee receipt of credit.  Only registered attendees are eligible for CLE.  Students are not eligible for CLE.

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fees Registration Fees

Registration includes program sessions, electronic attendee handouts, lunches, breakfasts, breaks, and reception.

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS March 14, 2020. 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.

EBA membership must be current to access member rates. Click "Register for this event" below to register.

Member Registration Rates Early
by March 14
Regular
March 15-Apr 3
Late
April 4-April 15
Attorney & Energy Professionals $995 $1,100 $1,200
In-house Counsel $625 $650 $700
Solo/Small Firm Attorney  $600 $655 $685
Retiree  $595 $595 $625
Young Lawyer  $775 $875 $875
Government & ERO/Academic Employee $600 $625 $675
Student  $375 $375 $375
Multi-Registration Discount
Register 4 Attorney or Energy Professionals from the same firm and receive a discount for the 5th registrant and beyond.
$695 $735 $765

Multi-Registration Discounts: EBA Attorney and Energy Professional members registering 4 at the full registration rate of $995/$1100/$1200 from the same firm qualify for the discount. Email rkelly@eba-net.org for details.

Nonmember Registration Rates Through April 15
Nonmember Attorney & Energy Professionals $1,295
Nonmember In-House Counsel $720
Nonmember Young Lawyer
Attorney who recently graduated from law school within the last 3 years
$900
Nonmember Government & ERO/Academic Employee
Must be employed at a government agency or college/university
$685
Nonmember Student
Those graduating from law school within last three (3) years as of the current calendar year
$450

** Small firm: A law firm with 10 or fewer full-time attorneys, regardless of practice area.

 

WAYS TO REGISTER

 

  • By check, download REGISTRATION FORM (coming soon!)
    • Mail form with payment to: EBA, 2000 M St. NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036
    • Phone: (202) 223-5625
    • Fax: (202) 833-5596

 

info Information

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

 policy_icon Conference Policies

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 March 20, 2020 or by sending a written cancellation request by email to Richelle at RKelly@EBA-Net.org There is a $75 administrative fee for cancellations.  No refunds will be given after April 1, 2020. 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.

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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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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