The 2018 Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) After the Fact and System Schedulers Meetings will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Courtyard Marriott Portland City Center located at 550 SW Oak Street, Portland, OR 97204.
October 23th – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
October 24th – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time
**Please note that the below tentative agenda is expected to change as we get closer to the meeting date. Details and specifics will be added**
Meeting Agenda for Oct. 23:
EIM Panel: discussion & tie-ins.
- A multi-person panel of industry experts will host an open discussion about EIM related topics: challenges of integration, lessons learned from implimentation, and moving forward, and opening questions to the audience.
Steve Auradou, PGE
John Walker, PGE
Kathleen Anderson, IPC
Jeff Spires, Powerex Corp
Sanman Rokade, PAC
Aquilon Energy Settlement Network: An overview and review of the new settlement tool. -David Freeman & Kelly Stroud, Aquilon Energy Services, inc.
Meeting Agenda for Oct. 24:
BPA SOA Redispatch Pilot: Integration lessons and overview of the last year & scheduler impact- Kevin Johnson & Sarah Arison, BPA.
RC Status Update - Pam Sporborg, PGE
Avangrid Renewables: - Krish Reed, AVRN
Peak Reliability: -April Freeman & Tami Keith, Peak Reliablility
Fuel Supply Resiliency: a Hydro System Perspective - Tony Klement, BPA.
This meeting will be conducted under standard business practices and procedures. Business casual attire is acceptable.
NOTICE: Registration is now closed, as we are currently at max capacity for attendees. Thank you to all who have registered for this event. If you are still interested in attending, or if you need to cancel your registration, please contact Harlan Tallman via email (email@example.com) or by phone (503-445-1086). There is the possiblity that spots for attendance could open due to cancellations.
**Non-Northwest Power Pool members will be required to pay a registration fee of $100.00 USD per person. Please plan to make payment with cash or a check payable to the Northwest Power Pool at time of Meeting Check-In. Please note that the NWPP Corporation cannot accept debit/credit cards. Receipts will be provided upon request.
In order to accelerate check-in on the first day of the meeting, there will be a registration closing date of EOB Tuesday, October 16, 2018. In order to best accommodate all meeting participants, registration is required!
Meeting check-in will begin at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the foyer just inside the meeting room on the first day. The room will not be made available before this time.
The meeting will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. so please plan for a timely registration check-in, especially if you are required to make payment. Thank you for your consideration.
A block of rooms is being held on a first come basis at the Courtyard Marriott. The room rate is $195 USD per night (plus tax and incidental charges) for a standard single / double guest room. To make your reserveations online:
If you do not want to book online, please call the hotel directly 24 hours a day at 503-505-5000 or Marriott central reservations at 1-800-606-3717. Be sure to ask for the Northwest Power Pool Block Rate.
Reservations for attendees must be received on or before Monday, October 1, 2018. The special rate will be available until the group block is sold-out, rate and availability cannot be guaranteed after this date.
Maps, Transportation, and Parking
On the evening of October 23rd a reception will be held at the hotel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and a no-host bar.
On the morning of October 24th a catered breakfast will be held, with food and refreshments.
For questions regarding meeting registration and or content please contact Harlan Tallman by phone (503) 445-1086 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.