Register for NHA WaterPower Week

Event Activities

Attendees at Waterpower Week in Washington will have the chance to enjoy great networking activities as well as to take advantage of other educational opportunities while at the event.  Each one offers you a perfect platform to garner new relationships and/or to get a chance to learn something not normally in our conferences.


One must be registered to attend Waterpower Week in Washington in order to attend/purchase any of the networking events.
If you are not already registered, CLICK HERE to register and purchase networking events.

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Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) Dinner

Tuesday, April 26 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
1101 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004

NHA Member Rate - $95
Standard Rate - $125

If you are already registered, log in to your current registration and click "purchase additional items".  If you are not already registered, CLICK HERE to register and purchase a ticket to this event.


Baseball Game

Tuesday, April 26
Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies at 7:00 p.m.  Nationals Park, 1500 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC 20003

Ticket Price - $20

Transportation is not provided. Attendees can easily take the Metro to the game.


If you are already registered, log in to your current registration and click "purchase additional items".  If you are not already registered, CLICK HERE to register and purchase a ticket to this event.


 

Networking Reception with NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship Fund Silent Auction


Tuesday, April 26 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This special networking event will feature a silent auction.  Bid against your colleagues and enjoy some friendly competition to raise money to support the future of our industry!  Past items up for auction included Redskin preseason tickets, a weekend cabin trip to Deep Creek, Hilton Hotel vouchers and more!

Open to all attendees.


Rapid Toolkit Stakeholder Trial Demonstration


Monday, April 25 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Federal A/B Room, Capital Hilton Hotel

The Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop (RAPID) Toolkit offers one location for agencies, developers, and industry stakeholders to work together on state and federal hydropower regulatory processes by using a wiki environment to share permitting guidance, regulations, contacts, and other relevant information. 

At the start of Waterpower Week, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are holding a workshop for attendees to view updates made to the hydropower RAPID Toolkit and provide input in order to ensure the toolkit best aligns with the needs of the hydropower user community.

Workshop open to all attendees.

For more information, contact Aaron Levine at aaron.levine@nrel.gov or Elise DeGeorge at Elise.DeGeorge@nrel.gov


Department of Energy Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy Stakeholder Meeting


Wednesday, April 27 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Federal A/B Room, Capital Hilton Hotel

The U.S. Department of Energy is holding a meeting to receive input for DOE’s Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy based on this
Request for Information.
 
Space is limited so please email MHKRFI1570@ee.doe.gov with the subject line “Meeting Interest,” your name, organization, and contact information by Friday, April 8 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
Confirmed attendees will be notified via email on April 11.
 
For more information, contact MHKRFI1570@ee.doe.gov.


Women in Waterpower Breakfast

Tuesday, April 26 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Join us for a networking breakfast and hear from female leaders in the industry. 

All registered attendees are welcomed to attend (both men and women), but must pre-register.

If you are not already registered, CLICK HERE to register to access this event.
 

 

Our Featured Speaker:

Dr. Kristina Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC

See Her Plenary Session

 

 

Capitol Hill Visits

NHA staff is available to help you schedule individual Capitol Hill visits. 

To schedule a visit before you arrive in Washington, DC, please contact Jeffrey Leahey at NHA:  jeff@hydro.org


Department of Energy HYDRONEXT Pumped Storage Public Workshop

Wednesday, April 27 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Congressional Room, Capital Hilton Hotel

The U.S. Department of Energy is holding a public workshop on challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower development at existing non-powered dams and pumped storage hydropower.

Open to all attendees.

For more information, contact Daniel Rabon at Daniel.rabon@ee.doe.gov


Young Professionals in Hydro Dinner

Monday, April 25 7:00 p.m.
Vapianos Restaurant – 1800 M St NW

Are you a young professional new to the hydro industry?  Join us after the Opening Reception to acquaint yourself with other hydro professionals.  Dinner is on your own but we will reserve a space to encourage networking.


HRF Board of Directors Meeting


Monday, April 25 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pan American AB Room


Spouse & Guest Program

Washington, DC in the springtime is a great time to explore our nation’s capital!  
If you are bringing a spouse or guest, please contact Francesca Blanco at francesca@hydro.org, who is organizing sightseeing tours and outings for them. 

 

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