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					REGISTRATION
                                                                                                  ~ 2008 ~
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Contact:
                                                                                NORTHWEST HYDRO OPERATORS
Rosio Harris                                                                               REGIONAL FORUM
FAX: 503-808-4329
Phone: 503-808-4302
Email:                                                                         Hydroelectric project and regulatory executive and
rosio.harris@usace.army.mil                                                    management staff are invited to attend and participate
                                                                               in a round-table format designed to continue and foster
SKAMANIA LODGE INFORMATION                                                     outstanding business partnerships throughout the
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way                                                     Northwest.
Stevenson, Washington, 98648
Skamania Lodge Reservation Phone: 509-427-7700                                 This two-day Forum will continue to build on
                                                                               collaborative knowledge sharing and issue-exploration
Driving Instructions:                                                          initiatives important to executive decision-making and
From the Portland International Airport:                                       strategic planning associated with hydroelectric projects
Leave airport via I-205 South.  Exit to Interstate 84 East (toward           within the Pacific Northwest. We will share valuable
BONNEVILLE). Continue east on I-84 until the Cascade Locks/Bridge             knowledge related to project management, explore
of the Gods/Stevenson exit #44. Take the Bridge of the Gods across the        emerging issues critical to our industry, and conclude
Columbia River (toll bridge), and then turn east (right) on Highway 14.        with collaborative approaches for moving forward,
Immediately after entering Stevenson city limits (approx. 1½ miles), turn
                                                                               opportunities for continued networking, and strategize
left onto Rock Creek Drive. Travel a short distance before turning left
onto Skamania Lodge Way.
                                                                               next steps.

From Seattle:
Drive south on I-5. Exit to I-205 south (exit #7). Watch for signs to
State Highway 14 (exit #27) and exit east (toward Camas). Continue
driving East on SR-14. Continue eleven miles past the Skamania General
Store, passing Bonneville Dam and the Bridge of the Gods. Immediately
after entering Stevenson city limits, turn left on Rock Creek Drive. Travel
a short distance before turning left onto Skamania Lodge Way. If you
prefer freeway driving, continue south on I-205 toward Portland. Exit to
I-84 eastbound. Follow directions from the Portland Airport (above).

From Eastern Washington:
Drive south from Kennewick on I-82. Take SR-14 west (toward
Vancouver, WA). Enter city of Stevenson and continue to the west end
of town. Turn right on Rock Creek Drive. Travel a short distance before
turning left onto Skamania Lodge Way. If you prefer freeway driving,
continue south on I-82 to Umatilla, OR, and take 730 west to Boardman
and then I-84 West. Follow directions from Eastern Oregon (below).                              Bonneville Dam
From Eastern Oregon:
Drive west on I-84. Take the Cascade Locks/Stevenson/Bridge of the
Gods exit (#44). Drive through the town of Cascade Locks. At the west
end of town, turn left to the Bridge of the Gods. Cross the bridge (toll),
and turn right (east) on Highway 14. Immediately after entering
Stevenson city limits, turn left onto Rock Creek Drive. Travel a short
distance before turning left onto Skamania Lodge Way.
THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2008                                         FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2008

8:00    REGISTRATION                                           7:30    BREAKFAST (INCLUDED)
        If you are going on the Bonneville Dam Tour, please            Cascade Room, Skamania Lodge
        pay for your box luncheon at this time.                        Sponsored by: Washington Division of URS
                                                                       Corporation
8:30    OPENING REMARKS
        Colonel Thomas E. O’Donovan, Commander, Portland
                                                               8:45    OPENING REMARKS
        District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
                                                                       Mark Jones BPA;
                                                                       Dwane Watsek, USACE Portland District
8:45    FERC REGULATORY/CEATI UPDATES
        Facilitator: Pat Regan, FERC
                                                               9:00    ASSET PLANNING
        Speakers: Dan Mahoney, FERC;
                                                                       Facilitator: Mike Haynes, Seattle City Light
        Gus Tjoumas, CEATI
                                                                       Speakers: Jim Clune, BPA;
                                                                       Ann Grodnik, Seattle - Northwest
9:30    WECC/NERC COMPLIANCE
        Facilitator: Pam Andersen, Van Ness Feldman
                                                               10:00   BREAK: Engineering Science & Construction P.C.
        Speakers: Alan Cook, Tacoma Power; Crystal
        Musselman, Avista; Deon Murphy, USBR
                                                               10:15   CLIMATE CHANGE
                                                                       Facilitator: Pam Andersen, Van Ness Feldman
10:30   BREAK: Engineering Science & Construction P.C.
                                                                       Speakers: Peggy Duxbury, Seattle City Light, Pam
                                                                       Andersen
10:45   CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION (CIP)
        STANDARDS
                                                               11:15   CLOSING REMARKS & EVALUATIONS
        Facilitator: Dick Robert, Chelan PUD
                                                                       Mark Jones, BPA;
        Speakers: Patrick Miller, WECC; Roger Serra, Seattle
                                                                       Dwane Watsek, USACE Portland District
        City Light; Rich Riazzi, Chelan PUD

                                                               12:00   PREPARE FOR BONNEVILLE DAM TOUR
12:00   LUNCH Sponsored by: Puget Sound Energy
                                                                        Pick up box lunches on way to tour bus
                                                                        If applicable, change into appropriate clothing &
1:15    SEISMIC
                                                                         footwear for the tour.
        Facilitator: Bill Christman, Chelan PUD
                                                                        If applicable, check out from Skamania Lodge
        Speakers: Yumei Wang, Oregon Department of
                                                                        Meet at 12:30 in front of Skamania Lodge to board
        Geology; Marty McCann, Stanford University
                                                                         bus
2:15    CASE STUDY – TAUM SAUK Experience
                                                               12:30   BUS LEAVES FOR BONNEVILLE DAM TOUR
        Facilitator: Wayne Pietz, Washington Division of URS
                                                                       Bus will leave at 12:30 from front entrance to Skamania
        Corporation
                                                                       Lodge
        Speakers: Joe Ehasz, Washington Division of URS
        Corporation; Kermit Paul, Consultant
                                                               4:00    BUS RETURNS TO SKAMANIA LODGE
                                                                        Departs Bonneville Dam at 4:00pm
3:00    BREAK: Engineering Science & Construction P.C.

3:15    WORKFORCE SAFETY: FIRE PROTECTION, AND
        SMOKE EVACUATION
        Facilitator: Dwane Watsek, USACE Portland District
        Speakers: Richard Nelson, USACE HDC;
        Doug Hartsock, Washington Division of URS
        Corporation

4:00    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
        Facilitator: Mark Jones, BPA
        Speakers: Terry Oliver, BPA; Tom Murphy, BPA.

5:00    ADJOURN

6:00    No Host Bar & Dinner (OPTIONAL)
        Cascade Room Restaurant, Skamania Lodge

				
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