Event Calendar

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

2019 NHA Hydraulic Power Committee Fall Retreat

Start Date: 10/30/2019 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 11/1/2019 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

110 Shenandoah Ave NW
Roanoke, VA  United States  24016

Event Website: https://www.regonline.com/2019nhaHPCfallretreat

Organization Name: National Hydropower Association

Luciana Ciocci
Email: luciana@hydro.org
Phone: 202.750.8401

Join two co-located events October 27 – November 1. The Pumped Storage Users’ Committee (PSUC) will meet October 27 – October 30th and NHA’s Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) will meet October 30 – November 1 in Roanoke, VA.

Note – PSUC Sunday through Tuesday events are open ONLY to PSUC members.

Sunday, October 27
PSUC Evening Reception

Monday, October 28
PSUC Round table

Tuesday, October 29 

PSUC Presentations
PSUC Dinner

Wednesday, October 30

PSUC and NHA Tour of Smith Mountain
NHA Reception and Dinner

Thursday, October 31
NHA HPC Fall Retreat Meeting

Friday, November 1
NHA HPC Fall Retreat Half Day Meeting 

Registration Rates:

PSUC Fall Meeting:  $300

HPC Fall Retreat:

  • NHA Member : $275.00
  • Standard Rate: $495.00

Meeting Location and Hotel Accommodations:

The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

110 Shenandoah Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24016
Website  http://www.hotelroanoke.com  540-985-5900

NHA has negotiated a room rate of $145 plus tax per night valid until September 27, 2019 or the block is full, whichever comes first. Please  click here to book your room or call 866-594-4722 and mention the Group Name – “National Hydropower Association – Fall Retreat” to receive the negotiated discounted rate.

Sponsorship and Questions

Please contact Francesca Blanco (Francesca@hydro.org) regarding sponsorship opportunities or with any questions regarding the event.

Meeting Conduct Policy

As a professional society, the National Hydropower Association is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas. Consistent with this commitment, it is the policy of the NHA that all participants in NHA activities will enjoy a welcoming environment, free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. All participants in NHA activities also agree to comply with all rules and conditions of the activities, which are subject to change. This policy applies to all participants in NHA activities, including but not limited to event attendees, students, guests, staff, contractors, exhibitors, and participants in sessions, tours, and other social events of any NHA meeting or other activity.

All individuals must behave responsibly in NHA activities in which they participate. Threatening physical or verbal actions and disorderly or disruptive conduct will not be tolerated. Harassment, including verbal comments relating to gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other protected status, or sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, unauthorized or inappropriate photography or recording, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention, will not be tolerated. All individuals participating in NHA activities must comply with these standards of behavior.

Violations should be reported to the organizer of the activity. In NHA’s sole discretion, unacceptable behavior may result in removal or denial of access to meeting facilities or activities, and other penalties, without refund of any applicable registration fees or costs. In addition, violations may be reported to the individual’s employer. Repeat offenders may be banned from future NHA activities.

Cancellation Policy:

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by October 7, 2019 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

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