NIPPC Annual Meeting
September 12-14, 2021
Planning is well underway for NIPPC’s 18th annual conference. Given Covid-19 vaccination rates and state reopening plans, we anticipate that we will be able to convene in person at Alderbrook Resort in Union, WA, the long-time home of our event.
We continue to monitor the regulations governing group gatherings and will convert the meeting to a virtual event if necessary. We will post updates here, so please check back when making your plans.
Currently (as of July 6th) Alderbrook is fully open at 100% capacity. This means groups can gather together, although mask wearing is still required in indoor meeting rooms, unless eating or drinking. No masks are required in outdoor public spaces.
If you are fully vaccinated, and prefer to be without a mask indoors, please bring your vaccination card and show it to the front desk when checking in.
We are look forward to welcoming you to both our formal sessions and the networking events our conference is known for.
Now in our 18th year, the NIPPC Annual Meeting is the Northwest’s premier energy policy conference, bringing together key players from across the energy industry to debate the policy issues that matter most.
The power industry is facing unprecedented change. NIPPC acts as a facilitator and a problem solver, with a clear voice on ongoing competitive power issues, as well as the larger structural changes happening in the market.
Our annual conference brings all of this together, as we spend two days creatively exploring the issues facing the power sector.
Register today and join in the conversation with the shapers of national and regional energy policy including:
- Rich Glick, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- John Hairston, Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration
- Stefan Bird, President & CEO, Pacific Power
- Mary Kipp, President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy
- Steven Wellner, Director, OEMR Division of Electric Power Regulation-West, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Megan Decker, Chair, Oregon Public Utility Commission
Topics we plan to cover include:
- Resource Adequacy
- Implementing carbon legislation
- Market regionalization
- Transmission development
Meeting Fees and Registration
The cost to attend the virtual conference includes both sessions on the mornings (Pacific time) of Monday September 14 and Tuesday, September 15.
The cost per person to attend the webinar is $250.
Meeting Fees and Registration
The fee to attend the meeting includes all conference sessions and networking events. Meals are included where indicated on the program. Room reservations and payment are made separately, directly with Alderbrook Resort. The conference fee does not include the cost of a room.
|Meeting Fees||Until July 15||July 16 - August 10||August 11 - September 10|
|IPPs / Utilities||$1,700||$1,950||$2,150|
|Industry colleagues / Silver sponsors||$2,500||$2,500||$3,000|
|Banquet guest - for an additional spot at our award dinner||$75||$75||$75|
The rate for industry colleagues includes a Silver sponsorship. Click the link below for sponsorship package details or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
NIPPC appreciates the support of our sponsors, many of whom come back year after year. Our sponsors help underwrite the event and maintain NIPPC’s reputation for creating a first-class program.
If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Fibi Duke at email@example.com or call 206-855-5815 for more information.
Regulations permitting, our meeting will be held at Alderbrook Resort & Spa in Union, Washington. It is a gorgeous spot on the Hood Canal and has been the home of our meeting for over a decade.
Alderbrook is holding rooms at special discounted rates for conference registrants through August 12, 2021. All lodge rooms are $159 per night, and all cottages are $259 per night (plus taxes). Please call the resort directly to make a reservation at: 360-898-2145 and mention NIPPC. Note: you cannot make online reservations for our blocked dates.
Specific questions for Alderbrook, including extended stays and activities, will be handled by our on-site coordinator, Alicia. Her direct line is 360-898-5477.
Alderbrook typically fills up by the end of July so please book early. Alderbrook has agreed that, if we need to switch the meeting to a virtual event, they will waive cancellation fees for reserved rooms, provided you notify them directly.