UpcomingJune 7 -8, 2017: 14th Annual Energy Conference

  • Annual Energy Conference
    June 7, 2017 - June 8, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:30 pm


14th Annual Energy Conference
June 7 – 8, 2017











Sponsorship Information: Please contact Judy Adair at 503.344.6637 or download, complete and return this form.

Wednesday, June  7:

11:00 a.m. Networking Activities

Golf – Hike – Brew Tour – Painting with Vine Gogh

4:45 p.m. Reception Check-in

5:00 p.m. Opening Reception

6:15 p.m. Dinner, Keynote and Book Signing (Purchase book through registration or bring your own)
***  Gary Sernovitz, Author, “The Green and The Black” – Confirmed ***

Thursday, June 8:

7:00 a.m. Hot Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Dan Kirschner, NWGA- Ed Finklea, NWIGU – John Carr, ICNU

Regional Economic Outlook – Confirmed
Grant Forsyth, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Avista Corporation

Natural Gas Fundamentals – Confirmed
Josh McCall, BP, Fundamental Analytics Director

Challenges and Opportunities for Natural Gas in a Policy-Driven, Decarbonized Economy like California’s – Confirmed
George Minter, Regional Vice President, External Affairs, and Environmental Strategy

4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Attire: Business Casual

Skamania Lodge: Discounted rates are $152, plus lodge fees and taxes for a forest view room and $172, plus lodge fees and taxes for a river view room. The Lodge now has a 5-day cancellation policy; Cancellation 5 days prior to arrival or fee of 1-night room, tax and resort fee charged; Guarantee Policy- All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card at time of booking, 1-night room, resort fee & tax deposit required; Resort Fee – fee permits access to Waterleaf Spa, swim & fitness, self-parking, WIFI usage.  The lodge is currently out of rooms for the night of June 8, you may request to be put on the waitlist.

Reservations are available now by contacting the Lodge 1-800-221-7117 and let them you are attending the Annual Energy Conference. Make online using the code 1XW46U.


Please choose only one networking activity; these events run concurrently. See below for descriptions and associated fees. You will be contacted by staff via email to confirm and complete registration.

Golf: The Skamania golf course is par 70 with an 18-hole course putting green. Foursomes will be arranged to make groups equal. Golf scramble rules apply. Boxed lunch and beverages are available before you tee off. $80 per person.

FullSizeRender[6]Hike: We have planned a hike for you in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Bring your hiking boots, water bottles, and cameras! Boxed lunch, beverages, and snacks are supplied. 2016’s group took a tour of Bonneville Dam. $50 per person.

FullSizeRender[9]Brewery Tour: The Columbia Gorge is home to some of the greatest brews and spirits with Hood River being a cornerstone of Oregon’s beer culture. Come along and sample some of the region’s best beers. $50 per person.

IMG_5215[1]Vine Gogh Painting: Join us for lunch, wine, and painting. The instructors specialize in helping those who have never even thought of painting before. You will be walked step by step through the whole process from a blank canvas to finished painting. You’ll be taught how to hold the brush, mix colors, and apply the paint. 2016’s group painted Hood River Happy Hour. $50 per person.

Refund, less $50 fee, will be given up to May 26, 2017. After that date, we have already confirmed headcounts and committed to your cost of attendance. We are happy to allow substitutions by calling 503.344.6637.

Continuing Education Credits: Attorneys (Oregon and Washington) can earn CLEs for the attendance at the annual energy conference.

Who is attending?

  •  Judy Adair
  •  Paula Allen
  •  Ronald Amen
  •  Darren Anderson
  •  Nick Avenetti
  •  Edward Brewer
  •  Ed Coghlan
  •  Lynn Dahlberg
  •  Charles Deister
  •  Cynthia Des Brisay
  •  Candice Engel
  •  Grant Forsyth
  •  Kelly Francone
  •  Ken Fuhr
  •  Laren Gertsch
  •  Rich Greenwell
  •  Scott Gutting
  •  David Hawk
  •  Kim Heiting
  •  Cheryl Jones
  •  Patrick Keys
  •  Mary Lang
  •  Nancy Lange
  •  Scott Madison
  •  Dave Madsen
  •  Eric Martin
  •  Eric Martuscelli
  •  Jawad Masud
  •  Mary McCordic
  •  Timothy McMahan
  •  George Minter
  •  Jerry Mishler
  •  Jody Morehouse
  •  Bob Morman
  •  Rob Platt
  •  Jassi Randhawa
  •  Michael Rasmuson
  •  Clay Riding
  •  Dave Santen
  •  Robert Schuster
  •  Trudy Slagle
  •  Mark Steele
  •  Ashleigh Stewart
  •  Ashley Stowkowy
  •  Ashley Stowkowy
  •  Dennis Swanson
  •  Gary Venz
  •  Jay White
Price Qty
General Rate (includes dinner)show details + $350.00 (USD)  
Government Rate (includes dinner)show details + $275.00 (USD)  
Member Rate (includes dinner)show details + $265.00 (USD)  
2017 Sponsors (sponsors only)show details + $350.00 (USD)  
June 7 DINNER Guests Onlyshow details + $75.00 (USD)  
The Green and The Black Book Purchaseshow details + $28.00 (USD)  
Golf Networking - Scrambleshow details + $80.00 (USD)  
Brewery Tourshow details + $50.00 (USD)  
Hike - Rain or Shineshow details + $50.00 (USD)  
Painting - Vine Goghshow details + $50.00 (USD)  

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1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Suite 260, Stevenson, Washington, 98648, United States