Power Pool of Alberta & ATCO Electric Present



NW Area Fall Meeting September 27-30,2001


Terry Enmark (PPOA) and Dave Hall (ATCO Electric) would like to invite you to the 2001 Fall Pacific NorthWest APDA meeting in beautiful Calgary Alberta Canada. The following is the schedule of events, hotel accommodation, information and registration form. Please return the registration forms and payments for those attending at your earliest convenience to either one of us. (Payment is to be made to us individually please write in your check memo area: APDA payment). If you need any other information or assistance please contact:

Terry Enmark Dave Hall

Power Pool of Alberta ATCO Electric

Terry.enmark@powerpool.ab.ca Dave.Hall@atcoelectric.com

(403) 705-8508 (780) 632-5931



Thursday, September 27th. 2001

16:00 21:00 Early Registration

16:00 23:00 - Hospitality Suite (Room _____)

Friday, September 28th, 2001 ( Room ______)

07:30 Late Registration Table Open


07:30 08:15 - Continental Breakfast


08:15 08:25 Welcome Remarks - L. Wilson or D. McMaster

08:25 10:00 Grid System Security Principles - M. Terburggen (EPRI)


10:00 10:20 Break

10:20 11:00 Weather Forecasting Principles/Trends O. Jacobsen (DOE)

11:05 11:45 TESLA Load Forecasting System - John Sneed

11:45 13:15 Lunch (Room _______)

13:15 13:45 Balancing Pool - How it Works/Mandate D. Heath


13:45 14:15 Relationship between PPOA, TA and EUB D. Hincks


14:15 - 14:45 Electronic communications PPOA Participants - J. Mossing


14:45 15:00 RTO West Update Vipin Prasad

15:00 16:00 Tour of PPOA System Co-ordination Center

18:00 - 19:30 Cocktails

19:30 Supper (Room _______)

21:00 23:00 - Hospitality Suite (Room ______)


Saturday September 29th, 2001

07:15 08:00 Continental Breakfast

08:00 08:30 Electronic Tour of PPOA Website

08:30 09:00 New Mapboard Concept for Electric Operations Blaeser Engineering Svcs


09:00 09:30 Prepare to board bus for golfing (Bus departs at 09:30 sharp)

09:30 11:30 Travel to Kananaskis Golf course

12:00 First Tee Off on Golf Course

17:00 17:30 Last golfer finishes golfing.

17:00 18:30 Cocktails

18:30 Steak Supper at Kananaskis Golf Course Club House

22:00 Travel back to Calgary


Sunday September 30th, 2001

08:00 09:30 APDA Business Meeting (Room______)

Power Pool of Alberta & ATCO Electric Present



NW Area Fall Meeting September 27-29,2001


To make reservations call or visit the website at: www.deltahotels.com

Select the "Calgary" icon then Select the "Delta Bow Valley Inn" option

A dominant landmark in the heart of Calgary, Delta Bow Valley has its foundation in hospitality and thoughtful service. It is here that Calgary,s reputation for genuinely friendly people is perfected.

The warm characteristics of the West are further reflected in the informal elegance of the hotel; it,s contemporary design is accented by native motifs and a generous collection of regional art pieces.
Delta Bow Valley Inn

209 4th Avenue S.E.

Calgary Alberta Canada

T2G 0C6

(403) 266-1980 (Tel)

(403) 266-0007 (Fax)

We have reserved a block of 40 rooms available at the discounted rate of $139.00 Can. per night. (Regular rate is $229.00). Book early to ensure availability. All rooms are subject to a 5% room tax and 7% G.S.T.

Individual reservations must be made BY September 7, 2001 in order to ensure the discounted room rate. In addition, you MUST mention the group name "Power Pool of Alberta" to ensure you receive the appropriate hotel rate and are included in the guestroom block.

Power Pool of Alberta & ATCO Electric Present



NW Area Fall Meeting September 27-29,2001

Friday Supper Social

Friday evening Supper will be held at the Delta Bow Valley Inn beginning at 7:30 pm. Please join us for a fine meal after which we may retire to the Hospitality Suite for refreshments or you may elect to search out some of Calgary,s finest night life.

Saturday BBQ

Saturday evening Supper will be held at the Kananaskis Golf and Country Club Clubhouse. The supper menu will consist of a BarBQ of world famous Alberta beef.

Saturday Golf

We will bus to Kananaskis Golf and Country Club located in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. We will golf 18 holes with the "Texas Scramble" format. Cost is included in the APDA registration fee. Golf carts will be provided at no charge however those who prefer to rent golf clubs (rather than bringing your own) may rent clubs from the Pro Shop at a cost of $22 40 per set. The Kananaskis Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, is ranked in the "top 100 courses" by Golf Magazine and is truly a delight to play.

Other Attractions in Calgary

Calgary is famous for it,s fine restaurants and exceptional shopping. The Calgary downtown core is a robust and dynamic area that attracts many to it,s diverse activities. We welcome you to explore our fine shopping and world famous hospitality.

Airline Access to Calgary

Calgary is serviced by numerous airlines including Air Canada, Delta, NorthWest,

WestJet, Continental, Canada3000, American, United and SouthWest Airlines. Calgary International Airport is a convenient 15 minute ride from downtown Calgary. An airport-downtown shuttle is available every hour at a cost of $9.00 each way.

APDA Business Meeting

Will be held at 08:00 Sunday Morning

Power Pool of Alberta & ATCO Electric Present



NW Area Fall Meeting September 27-29,2001

NW APDA Registration Form

September 27, 28 and 29/2001


Company: ______________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________

cont ______________________________________________

City: ______________________________________________

State/Prov: ______________________________________________

Zip/Postal Code: _________________________________________

Work Phone: __________________________________________

Home Phone: __________________________________________

Work e-mail: __________________________________________

Home e-mail: __________________________________________

Please indicate which events are you attending:

APDA Technical Session (Sept 28) ________

Friday Supper (Sept 28) ________

APDA Technical Session (Sept 29) ________

Golf and BarBQ(Sept 29) ________

BarBQ only (Sept 29) ________

Is your spouse/partner/significant other travelling with you to Calgary? _________

(If yes, are they interested in the Golf Tourney?) __________


APDA member.$130 (Cdn)

Spouse/partner of APDA member$ 50 (Cdn)

Golfing (No charge)

Golf club rental ..$ 22 40 (variable) individual,s responsibility

Please fax this completed form to the PPOA System Coordination Center at (403) 261-7864.