Sep

15-17

Annual Meeting – 2019 (Sep 15-17)

This three-day event brings together the West’s natural gas and electric utility executive community together to encourage discussion and foster new opportunities. Learn from subject matter experts regarding imminent opportunities and the challenges pressing utilities to adapt and flex in uncharted territories for best-in-class utility management. Topics covered in recent years include customer relations, global economic insights, new business models for utilities in a carbon constrained world, opportunities and challenges of big data, energy supply and demand forecasting, and visions for the utility of the future. This meeting coincides with the semi-annual WEI Board Meeting and the Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders team presentations.

General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Dennis Vermillion, President, Avista

    • Program Location
    • Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
    • 2100 Costa Del Mar Road
      Carlsbad, California 92009
    • Who Should Attend
      • Energy industry executives 
      • WEI Board of Directors 
      • Executive Planning Committees 
      • Service company providers 
      • Senior management professionals
  • Registration Options
  • Registration will open soon.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.
  • For more information contact Anna Sanger Reed, Director of Customer + Corporate Programs at (503) 688-2795.

Hotel + Travel

  • Reservation Instructions
  • Please contact the hotel directly at (800) 843-6664 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute to receive a special rate of $259 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until August 9, 2019 or until the WEI room block is full.