Registration Information

Registration is now closed.

Your registration rate is different from almost all other conferences because it includes not only your conference registration, but your lodging and all your meals.  See all that is included below:

  • Conference Registration
  • 2 Nights Lodging with standard accommodations (Wednesday and Thursday Nights - see below)
  • 2 Breakfast Buffets (Thursday and Friday)
  • 3 Lunch Buffets (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
  • 2 Plated Dinners (Wednesday and Thursday)
  • 2 Hosted Before-Dinner Receptions and After-Dinner Hospitality Functions (Wednesday and Thursday)
  • 4 Refreshment Breaks (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

For additional information, see Frequently Asked Questions.

Registration Rates

Utility / Government Representatives:

  • Early Bird: $750; Register by November 17, 2017
  • Regular: $850; Register by January 19, 2018
  • After January 19, 2018: $1,050

All Other Attendees:

  • Early Bird: $850 Register by November 17, 2017  
  • Regular: $950  Register by January 19 2018  
  • After January 19, 2018: $1,150

Note: Payment must be received within 30 days of registration or you will be subject to the current registration rate at the time of payment if rates have increased.


Double Tree Standard Room


Standard Guest Room – One King Bed/Two Queen Beds
(Two nights included in registration)

Guest rooms include:

  • Doubletree Sweet Dreams® Beds
  • 37-inch flat-screen HDTVs
  • Sitting areas with large desks
  • Complimentary basic Wi-Fi
  • Coffeemakers
  • Refrigerators
  • Tile bathrooms and curved shower rods

Additional amenities include: two telephones, hairdryers, full laptop size in-room safes, and irons with ironing boards.

  • Add Tuesday Night
    $200 - Standard Accommodations

  • Conference Attendees Staying Off-Site 
    -$300 -- Subtract $300 from above costs. This includes your conference registration, meals, breaks and receptions, but no lodging.

  • Add a Guest/Spouse
    $200 -- This includes all their meals and the receptions and they share the room with you but do not attend conference sessions. (Note: if you add Tuesday night, breakfast is not included for your guest, but may be purchased separately at the hotel restaurant.)

Cancellation Policy

There will be no refunds offered after March 15, 2018.