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ULME Spring 2017 Meeting

The Utility Load Management Exchange's (ULME's) mission is to promote load control as a viable option for utility deployments in demand reduction, economic dispatch, and/or T&D reliability through a forum for utility staff members to share information on program design, marketing, vendor management, benefit-costs and technology deployments. Registration for this meeting is open to utility representatives only. Registration required.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/5/2017 to 4/6/2017
When: April 5-6, 2017
From 2:30 pm on Wednesday to 5:00 pm on Thursday
Where: Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee  37201
United States
Contact: Tiger Adolf
(707) 771-6429


Online registration is available until: 4/7/2017
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Spring 2017 Meeting

April 5-6
Nashville, Tennessee
following 35th PLMA Conference

The Utility Load Management Exchange's (ULME's) mission is to promote load control as a viable option for utility deployments in demand reduction, economic dispatch, and/or T&D reliability through a forum for utility staff members to share information on program design, marketing, vendor management, benefit-costs and technology deployments.

Preliminary Agenda (if you have suggestions for the agenda, please send them to tadolf@peakload.org)

Preliminary Agenda (as of 02/17/17) 

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - Pre-Meeting Activity

7:00-8:30 am

Breakfast and Representative Introductions

Grab your breakfast in the PLMA Sponsor lounge ahead of the crowds and gather for introductions (location to be announced).

8:30 am

Adjourn to PLMA Conference

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Ice Cream Social with PLMA in Sponsor Lounge

3:00 - 3:15 pm

Welcome:
Wendy Brummer, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and ULME Steering Committee Chair with Rich Philip, Duke Energy and PLMA Chair

3:15 - 3:30 pm

Opening Discussion, Introduction to Solve My Problem

Topic gathering for Solve My Problem?

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Solve My Problem 1

Solve My Problem 2

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Dinner

Join us in continuing a long standing ULME tradition of sharing dinner together. Everyone should plan to attend.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

8:00 - 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 am

Utility Presentation
Moderator:

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Solve My Problem 3

Solve My Problem 4

10:30 - 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am - 11:45 pm

Utility Presentation

Moderator:

11:45 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 pm

ULME Organizational Check-In
Moderated by Wendy Brummer, Pacific Gas & Electric Company with Brian Doyle, Xcel Energy and Sarah Chatterjee, NV Energy

· Reminder of upcoming elections at the fall meeting

1:30 - 2:00 pm

Untap the Potential of ULME Resource Library & Blog

Live tour of the ULME resources, connection, and communication tools.

2:00 - 3:30 pm

HOT TOPICS!

Small group breakouts of hot topics identified during Tuesday introductions.

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Wrap-up Discussion; Feedback; Suggestions for next meeting

Friday, April 7, 2017

Travel Day

 

 

Registration

Registration for the ULME Spring Meeting is open to utility representatives only. A hosted dinner, lunch, and breakfast will be provided. You are responsible for your own travel and hotel expense.

Location

Hilton Nashville Downtown

The meeting sessions will take place at:

Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37201
Phone Number: 1-615-620-1000

Book A Room! 

Make sure all your attendees have time to book a room. PLMA's preferential rate of $239 at the at the Hilton Nashville Downtown ends March 3 or as soon as we fill the room block. Reservations may be made online by clicking the link below or by calling +1-615-620-1000 and mention the event "PLMA". Register online at: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BNANSHF-PLMA-20170402/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

The Hilton is sold out for some nights.  These nearby locations indicate they have rooms available.  We recommend calling for reservations, as sometimes they do not list all available rooms through the websites.

Aloft 615.329.4200 http://www.aloftnashvillewestend.com/
Clarion 615.254.1551 https://www.choicehotels.com/
Comfort Inn 615.255.9977 https://www.choicehotels.com/
Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown 615.256.0900 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/
Doubletree 615.244.8200 http://doubletree3.hilton.com
Hampton Inn 615.277.5000 http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/
Holiday Inn Express 615.244.0150 http://www.hiexndt.com/
Renaissance 615.255.8400 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnash-renaissance-nashville-hotel/
Sheraton 615.259.2000 www.sheratonnashvilledowntown.com/

 

Getting Around

  • Nashville International Airport (BNA) is the closest airport.
  • Uber and Lyft are available in Nashville and are available from the airport. If you haven't used Uber before, enter promo code nq39p and get your first ride free.  First time using LYFT? Use code TIGER326158 to get your first ride free
  • BNA is about 10 minutes away by car or 20 minutes by The Metro Transit Authority, which provides hourly service between downtown and the airport seven days a week. Express trips take only 20 minutes, and local service takes 35 to 45 minutes. One-way fares between the airport and downtown are available for under $2. Taxi service is available and should be about $25.

Meals

Dinner Wednesday, breakfast and lunch Thursday will be provided both days along with some light refreshments.  

Agenda

The meeting begins with the Ice Cream Social with PLMA on Wednesday, April 5. The sessions are scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 5, and end at 12 noon with lunch on Thursday, April 6.

PLMA will be holding events April 3-5, 2017.  CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

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