37th PLMA Conference Attend

April 16-18, 2018 in Coronado, Calif.

37th PLMA Conference in Coronado, Calif.

Core Conference Registration Fees



Academic Members
50% off

Regulatory Commission Staff  50% off*


PLMA members must sign in to receive member rates. If you are not a PLMA member,
click on register and follow the directions to create a free user profile to receive the non-member rate.

Registration includes one admission to all core conference sessions and sponsor lounge including breakfasts, lunches, hosted reception, refreshment breaks, and post-event online access to proceedings. Attendees who pay the full rate whose organizations are not already PLMA members will receive the incremental registration fee ($300-$700) as a membership credit if they join before June 30, 2018.

Pre-Conference Interest Group Activity Fees. Members: $195, Nonmembers $395, includes breakfast and lunch.

Post-Conference ULME Spring 2018 Meeting. Utilities only. $100. includes dinner, breakfast, and lunch.

Planning to register multiple attendees? Consider a sponsorship that includes free conference passes.

* Regulators receive 50% discount off applicable member or nonmember fee at time of registration (but you must use promo code 37REG at checkout). If inappropriate use is identified (e.g., not a regulator), registrant will be charged the incremental difference.


Hotel del Coronado

The meeting sessions will take place at:

Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Located just minutes from downtown and nine miles from the San Diego International Airport, Hotel del Coronado is heralded as one of America’s most beautiful beach resorts and is a conference venue like no other. In 1958, Hotel del Coronado made Hollywood history when it became the setting for director Billy Wilder’s classic comedy, Some Like It Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. Learn more CLICK HERE.

Book A Room!

Lodging is not included with registration. PLMA's preferential rate of $289 at the Hotel del Coronado ends as soon as we fill the room block.  You may be told that some nights in our block are already sold out but as of March 13 that is not the case.  For reservations call the hotel directly at 619-435-6611, select #2 (for group reservations), and mention the event "Peak Load Management Alliance"

Lodging in the PLMA room block at Hotel del Coronado includes:
  • PLMA rate three days before and three days after the event (until sold out)
  • Resort fee waived (includes all registered room guests)
  • dedicated internet access throughout the property
  • in-room TV streaming
  • unlimited 800 and local phone calls
  • in-room bottled water, coffee, tea
  • 24-hour fitness center access and classes
  • daily newspaper in lobby
  • Coronado Tennis Center court acccess
  • local attraction ticket discounts

Taxes, fees, and optional gratuities are not included in the preferential rate. PLMA never uses an attendee or exhibitor lodging provider. We provide you the ability to book directly, and cannot be responsible for promises made or broken by unaffiliated third parties. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for a Warning about Hotel Reservation Predators.

Conference Conduct

PLMA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, color, ethnicity, political position, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants or staff in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the PLMA.  Read the full Anti-Harassment Policy in the Code of Conduct Handbook and other policies relevant to PLMA activities at www.peakload.org/policies.

Getting Around

  • San Diego International Airport is the closest airport.
  • Parking: On-site self parking is available at the Del Coronado for a fee of $30 per night and valet parking is available for $40 per night. Otherwise, parking on Coronado Island can be difficult. Ride sharing is encouraged.

Ride Sharing

Ride sharing is encouraged. Parking will be at a premium. Download the app for either Uber or Lyft to your smart phone, set up your account, and take a ride.

  • Uber. If you are new to Uber, use promo code nq39p and get your first ride free.
  • Lyft. Get a $20 credit for your first ride with code ED720815


Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days along with some light refreshments. Dinner is on your own.


Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact [email protected]