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On Jun 8 and 9, over 150 attendees will gather in Sunriver, Oregon to join the NWGA at their 2022 Annual Energy Conference. In addition to timely and compelling content, conference attendees will get the chance to participate in ample networking opportunities.

Conference participants will get the chance to join fellow conference attendees in a golf scramble on Sunriver Resort’s Meadows course; challenge their outdoor skills by hiking the Newberry caldera and enjoying lunch among the old-growth hemlocks and learning its cultural history; catching up with colleagues over lunch while sipping on a glass of liquid courage, all-the-while painting their masterpiece. If none of those options sound like your version of a good time, perhaps you would prefer to enjoy lunch on the banks of the Deschutes River and experience locally crafted brews, ciders, and spirits by participating in the local brewery tour! Whichever activity you choose, we are confident that your experience will yield Sunriver memories to last a lifetime.

Regarding conference content, a presentation by Onboard Dynamics, a Northwest leader in patented natural gas compression technology, should pique your interest! Join them on June 8, at 4:45 PM, when they will exhibit their technology in an open forum. They’ll be on hand to answer any questions one may have about how their technology works and how it provides practical and sustainable benefits to the natural gas industry.

Showcasing the latest new technology is cool and the fun continues Thursday, June 9. 8:00 AM sharp participants will hear opening remarks from NWGA’s Executive Director, Dan Kirschner, and AWEC’s Executive Director, Bill Gaines, both leaders, and long-time regional energy experts, followed by a Regional Economic Outlook presented by Avista’s Chief Economist, Grant Forsyth. Some of the other topics include a resource adequacy discussion, pathways to a low-carbon future, and some education on how to be a knowledgeable advocate for a balanced, affordable, and reliable energy future.

Click here to get a peek at the complete conference agenda, and to see who will be joining you in Sunriver. A little birdie told us that the AEC will feature mentalist and illusionist Hart Keene at the opening dinner on June 8. Hart, a local Oregonian, has appeared on numerous television programs including NBC’s “America’s Got Talent!”, The CW Network’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”, and TNT’s “The Librarians.”

Registration is will close on May 26, and if you wait any longer to add your name to the list, it will likely take Hart’s sleight of hand to get you in… or to find you lodging! Don’t let your participation be an illusion; sign up and register before time runs out.

Head to the website for registration and to see the full agenda.

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