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2012 Oct EEI/NRECA Utility Siting Workshop
Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 E Wilson St Madison, WI 53703 UNITED STATES

The Edison Electric Institute & The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
 proudly present the annual

Utility Siting Workshop

October 21 - 24, 2012
Madison, Wisconsin
This year’s event is hosted by the
American Transmission Company
Our Keynote speaker will be Ms. Lauren Azar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, Department of Energy and Lead, Oversight Committee, Rapid Response Team for Transmission (RRTT)
Workshop Venue:

This year’s workshop will be held at the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in the heart of downtown Madison.
Learn more about Madison

View the Workshop Agenda 

Workshop Topics Include:  
·         Integrating Renewables into the Grid
·         Pros & Cons of Siting Models
·         Public Involvement & Social Networking
·         Mitigating Resource Impacts: Natural, Visual or Cultural
·         Models, Technology & Tools
·         Routing & Permitting        
Registration Information
Workshop Fees:
EEI or NRECA Members:              $450.00
Non-Members:                            $550.00
Government/State Agency:           $250.00
Exhibitor:                                   $850.00  
To Register:
Simply click on the "Registration" tab above to get started with your web registration or download the registration form.  The registration form can also be accessed by clicking on the "Meeting Documents" tab above.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities:
If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor or a sponsor at the 2012 Utility Siting Workshop, please submit the appropriate form; you may also find the forms under the "Meeting Documents" tab.   

Workshop Cancellations:
You must notify us, in writing, of your cancellation request. Written cancellations received by September 21, 2012 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after September 21st will be charged a $100 cancellation fee.

Please send all meeting cancellation requests via email to Debbie Trotter; Please allow 30 days for refund requests to be processed.

Hotel Accommodations

Our room block at the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is FULL.

Please try the following hotels for lodging; please note that these hotels are within walking distance of the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

22 South Carroll Street 
Madison, Wl  53703
(608) 285-8000
The Madison Concourse Hotel
1 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI  53703
(800) 356-8293

Hyatt Place Madison
333 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI  53703
(800) 230-4134

Special Rates are available at our conference location, the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace.  The Hilton is connected to the Convention Center via a skywalk.
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 E Wilson Street
Madison, Wisconsin  53703
$169.00 + tax (Single/Double occupancy)
Hotel Cut-Off Date for Reservations has passed (September 20, 2012).
To Reserve a Room

:  Hilton Reservations-Utility Siting Workshop

By Phone: Call Toll Free 1-866-403-8838  or  414-935-5941
To receive the special rate, mention:
Group Name: 2012 Utility Site Conference 
Group Code:  UTI
Hotel Cancellation Policy:
48-hr cancellation policy; Late cancels or “no shows” will be charged one night’s room and tax. No show reservations are released and are not automatically reinstated.

Transportation to Hilton:
The Hilton Madison has complimentary shuttle service to and from Dane County Regional Airport. The hours of operation are 6:30am – 10pm, 7 days a week. Guests may request our shuttle upon arrival by using the courtesy phone located in baggage claim. Travel time to and from the airport is 15 -20 minutes depending on traffic.  If your guests need transportation outside of our hours of operation, there are taxi cabs waiting outside baggage claim. Approximate cost is $20 one way.

Underground parking is available at the Hotel at posted prices. Current rates are $13 for overnight guests subject to change.