2019 Waterpower Week in Washington
 Event-At-A-Glance
Monday, April 1, 2019
  NHA Annual Conference IMREC
TIME Salons ABC Salon D Salons IJK Salon E
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM NHA Regulatory Affairs Committee Meeting

Room: Salons ABC
  Marine Energy Council Member Meeting

Room: Salons IJK
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM WATER ADVOCACY 101 WORKSHOP - Room: Salon E
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM WATERPOWER INDUSTRY GOES TO CAPITOL HILL
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM SESSION 1: OPENING PLENARY SESSION
The Big Picture Part 1: Trends in the Energy Market and Their Impact On Hydro
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM NETWORKING BREAK
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM Session 2A: What's Next?: A Discussion with FERC Leadership
Session 2B: Regional Energy Markets Update



Session 2C: How Power Producers are Making Asset Decisions Session 2D: Marine Energy -- 2020 and Beyond

4:15 PM – 4:45 PM NETWORKING BREAK
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM Session 3A: NHA 2018 Policy Update and 2019 Outlook


Session 3B: Regional Markets Changes -- Industry Reactions

Session 3C: What's New in Compliance

Session 3D: Research Showcase: Relevance to Industry Commercialization

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION 
7:00:00 PM - 12:00 AM HYDRO FOUNDATION'S HYDRO PEP RALLY - Ticketed Event
         
Tuesday April 2, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM WOMEN IN WATERPOWER BREAKFAST - Room FGH
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM MORNING WELCOME COFFEE
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM SESSION 4: TUESDAY MORNING PLENARY SESSION:
The Big Picture Part 2: How Hydro Leaders Are Addressing Today's Pressing Issues
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM NETWORKING BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Session 5A: Reimagining the Brand: Communicating the Message

Session 5B: Working with Stakeholders

Session 5C: Grid Resiliency: What Does It Mean and What Needs to be Done?

Session 5D: Funding Pathways in Marine Energy

12:15 PM Break to move from the sessions to the luncheon
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM SESSION 6: AWARDS LUNCHEON 
2:00 PM Break to move from the luncheon to the sessions
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM Session 7A: New Markets and New Opportunities

Session 7B: Innovation Not Regulation -- The Future of Hydropower

Session 7C: What's Impacting Licensing Today

Session 7D:  Near-term Maritime Market Opportunities

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM NETWORKING BREAK
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Session 8A: Micro-grids and Using Hydropower for Balancing Renewables

Session 8B: Exploring Federal and State Regulatory Policy Changes



Session 8C: Optimizing Hydro Plant Performance Using "Big Data"

Session 8D: METS Poster Presentations - Room Salon FGH

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM NETWORKING RECEPTION 
7:00 PM HYDRAULIC POWER COMMITTEE (HPC) DINNER - Fogo De Chao - Ticketed Event
7:00 PM MHK NETWORKING EVENT - Lost & Found Dinner and drinks on own
7:05 PM WASHINGTON NATIONALS BASEBALL GAME - Ticketed Event
       
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
7:00 AM - 10:45 AM Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) – Annual Spring Meeting –  Room Salons FGH
8:00 AM – 9:15 AM NHA Pumped Storage Council Meeting

Room: Salons ABC
NHA Small Hydro Council Meeting

Room:  Salon D
  Session 9D: Recent Deployments: Lessons Learned across
Devices, Controls, Environmental Assessments

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM NETWORKING BREAK
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Session 10A: The Hydro Brief: Examining Current Legal Issues and What They Mean to You

Session 10B: Smart, Sustainable, and Small Hydropower




Session 10C: Showcase on the Benefits of New Pumped Storage Hydro Developments

Session 10D: Leveraging Federal and State Policies to Support Marine Energy

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM NETWORKING BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Session 11A: Who Wants to be a "(Hydro)" Millionaire? - Game Show

Session 11D: Common Challenges - Lessons from Marine Energy, Offshore Wind and Oil/Gas Industries
12:15 PM -1:30 PM LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
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