2020 Western Chapter Annual Meeting


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Program Overview

The 2020 Western Chapter Annual Meeting will be held at the Palace Hotel San Francisco in San Francisco, CA on February 27-28, 2020. This year’s Annual Meeting is an incredible opportunity to learn and hear from individuals who are helping shape the energy industry future in the Western United States. The conference includes one day of CLE and numerous networking opportunities, including a pre-conference hosted cocktail reception and scheduled breaks during the program for attendees to connect.

EBA’s Western Chapter Annual Meeting pre-registration closes on February 25th. Thereafter, registrations can only be taken on-site at the conference.

Program Brochure and Registration Form (PDF)


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


2020 Marketing Opportunities BROCHURE

Western Chapter Annual Meeting Sponsorship Levels & Benefits


one complimentary registration
Marketing material inside the conference ballroom
Additional 4 registrations at early bird price​

SILVER- $1500

1 Half Price Registration
Additional 2 company/firm registrations at early bird level

BRONZE- $1000                    

All Marketing Below


* Logo featured in all event marketing circulated to over 5,000 attorneys & energy professionals twice
* Listed in materials circulated to all attendees
* Verbal recognition at the opening by Chapter President during welcome remarks
* Recognition on conference webpage
* Logo recognition on social media
* One piece of marketing material at sponsor table
* Signage at the event listing sponsors by level
* Sponsor level distinction on ribbons


Contact: Mary Margaret Frank, Meeting Coordinator at D: 202 - 499-5842, E: mmfrank@eba-net.org

library  PROGRAM SCHEDULE - working agenda


networkofpeople 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM:  Welcome Reception and CFEBA Silent Wine Auction 


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration

8:00 AM -  8:15 AM: Welcome & Introductions 

  • Jonathan Schneider, President, Energy Bar Association, Partner, Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • Jennifer Spina, President, Western Chapter of the Energy Bar Association, Associate General Counsel, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM: Keynote Speaker

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM: Networking Break

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM: PURPA Reform

Brad Albert, APS
Lopa Parikh, EEI

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM: Networking Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Resource Adequacy within the Western Interconnection

Moderator:  Adrienne Thompson
David Zlotlow, CAISO
Michael Schnitzer, Northbridge Consulting

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM: Networking Lunch and Luncheon Speaker - Legislative Update

Speaker: Jay Morrison, VP - Regulatory Affairs, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: The Future of Natural Gas

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Networking Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Ethical Considerations for Energy Industry Participants

Moderator:  Meghan Grabel

hotel  HOTEL: 

Please make your hotel accommodations at the Palace Hotel San Francisco by calling (415) 512-1111 or booking online. Please request the 2020 EBA Western Chapter Annual Meeting Block rate. Pricing is $346 for a single or double occupancy room.  The hotel deadline is February 10, 2020.  Please reserve early to guarantee your room.


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


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

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS February 10, 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.

EBA’s Western Chapter Annual Meeting pre-registration closes on February 25th. Thereafter, registrations can only be taken on-site at  the conference.


 Member Registration Rates

 Before 2/10/2020 



 Attorney/EP Member




 In-House Counsel/Solo Small Firm Attorney Member




 Young Lawyer Member




 Government/Academic Member




 Student Member




 Multi-Registration Discount(4th person and beyond) 


The​ Multi-Registration Discount is available after the 3rd registration of $465/$495. This discount is not available to member types already discounted. Email MMFrank@eba-net.org for details.



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

questions  policies 

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


Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation to the address shown on the registration form by 2/25/2019, 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 2/25/2019. 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.


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


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.


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.

pictures   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.

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