2014 Spring Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) Seminar

Live Training

May 7-8, 2014
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Sign-up Information

Sign-up Fee - $150
Registration deadline is May 1. Recommended that companies limit attendance to three representatives.

Agenda

Download the agenda.

Seminar Location

The 2014 Spring FUPWG Meeting will be held at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.

Hotel Reservations

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center (Sold Out)
4535 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Town Center
252 Town Center Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA
757-326-6200

AGL Resources, Inc. has a corporate rate that can be used by attendees if they reference this code: 2624173 and AGL Resources. It will be $105. They can honor the $94 Govt rate as long as they have rooms available.

Networking Event - Westin Virginia Beach Town Center
Wednesday, May 7 - Evening

Related Information

Advanced Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) Workshop
Monday, May 5 -Tuesday, May 6

UESCs offer a method for serving utilities to provide significant assistance to federal agencies through comprehensive EE/RE projects including financing and performance assurance. This new advanced workshop will examine strategies and methods used by experienced contracting officers and their technical teams from project development to contract award and post-acceptance. Attendees will work through exercises designed to develop a project using templates and samples. Priority registration will be given to contracting officers, contracting specialists, and other Federal employees. Attendees from private industry will be admitted (one per company) as space allows. Register here for this workshop.

Energy Lawyers and Contracting Officers Working Group Meeting – May 8 (1:00-2:30pm)

The Energy Lawyers and Contracting Officers Working Group meeting will be held from 1pm to 2:30pm just after the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group meeting. This meeting is open to anyone who registered to attend the FUPWG meeting and does not involve any additional registration or cost. It is designed to be of interest particularly to energy lawyers and contracting officers involved in Federal energy projects. We discuss topics of interest to this group and look for shared solutions to help expedite federal / utility partnerships.

Tour Information

Tour of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Ft. Story
Tuesday, May 6
2-4pm

Showcase for Navy on the east coast and a regular stop for tours with political dignitaries and Flag Officers from DC and across the US. The base has been a significant factor in maintaining a Platinum or Gold standard for the Sec of Navy Annual Energy Award. Tour is contingent on current security threat level.

FUPWG Meeting Code of Conduct

All delegates are required to honor the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group guidelines developed by the Working Group Steering Committee. Hospitality/social functions (on and off site) are strictly prohibited from conflicting with the timing of official Working Group activities listed in the "Schedule of Events". Aggressive sales techniques are to be avoided while attending Working Group meetings. Signs and flyers may not be displayed or distributed in the meeting or guestroom areas of the hotel reserved for Working Group participants.

Before the Training

Help

For more information, please contact Susan Courtney at 703-250-2862.

Related Courses

You might also be interested in the following course(s):

  • Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide

    A Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) is a mutually beneficial partnership between a Federal agency and a utility for the purpose of energy management services. This course reviews contracting language and available templates in detail and discusses advanced best practices.

  • Energy Savings Performance Contracting

    It's not contracting business as usual! Learn about one of the Government's premier tools to finance facility energy improvements. Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) is a contracting vehicle that allows federal agencies to accomplish energy projects for their facilities without depending on appropriations to pay for the improvements. An ESPC project is a partnership between the customer (a government organization) and an energy service company (ESCO).

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