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

Decarbonizing the Pipeline – Confirmed
George Minter, Regional Vice President, External Affairs and Environmental Strategy

4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Attire: Business Casual

Register Today! 

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.

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.