Reno Hilton
Reno, Nevada
May 19-21, 2004

Hosted by Sierra Pacific

May 19th -- 1:00 pm

Welcome/Accommodations -- ChaRee Messerli, NWPP & Nora Judd, APDA

Continuing Education -- Hank LuBean, DCPD


System Operations Training -- Matthew L. Sadinsky, SOS, Intl.

Introductions & Coffee Break

Mutual Assistance in System Restoration -- NWPP & PNSC Staff

Real Time Reporting Requirements -- Dick Schwarz, PNSC

Security Issues -- Tom Glock, APS

WECC Physical Security Guideline
NERC Cyber Security Standard

NERC Functional Model -- Don Badley, NWPP

Closing Remarks -- ChaRee Messerli, NWPP

NWPP No Host Social Hour -- 5:30 - 7:00 pm



May 20th -- 8:00 am

Morning Session

Welcome/Accomodations -- ChaRee Messerli, NWPP

WECC Organization Update -- LeRoy Patterson, WECC

WECC Voltage Collapse -- Ken Driggs, WECC

Under Voltage Load Shedding -- Rich Ellison, BPA

Coffee Break

Northeast August 14, 2003 Outage Update -- Jerry Rust, NWPP

Peculiarities of SPP Transmission System -- John Pfister, SPP

Closing Remarks -- ChaRee Messerli, NWPP

Break for Lunch -- 12:10 - 1:30 pm

Sierra Pacific Control Center Tour -- 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Afternoon Session

APDA Business Meeting -- 3:00 - 4:00 pm

APDA Banquet Dinner -- 6:00 - 9:00 pm

May 21st

APDA Golf Tournament - Dayton Valley Course -- 7:00 am - 7:30 pm

Meet in hotel lobby to shuttle to golf course
Please plan to be on time or arrange for your own transportation.

APDA Golf Tournament - Shot Gun Start -- 10:00 am



Meeting Process
The meeting will be conducted under standard business practices and procedures. Business casual attire is acceptable.

NWPP / APDA Members -- Attendance Guidelines
If your Company/Agency plans to attend the meeting please complete and promptly submit the attached Meeting Registration Form. In order to accelerate registration check-in on the first day of the meeting, there will be a pre-registration closing date of May 3, 2004. The Meeting Registration Forms may be faxed to (775) 834-3940 or e-mailed to njudd@sppc.com.

Hotel Arrangements
A special room rate has been negotiated at the Reno Hilton for the nights of May 18 & 19, 2004 for those identifying with either the APDA or NWPP. The standard room rate is $54 plus tax for single/double occupancy. An additional per person charge of $10.00 will apply beyond two hotel guest per room. Reservations may be made by dialing (800) 648-5080 or (775) 789-2031 by April 19, 2004 to assure availability and rate. Rate and availability cannot be guaranteed after this date.

Please note: The Room Reservation Cutoff Date April 19, 2004.

Ground Transportation
The Reno Hilton Hotel is only 10 minutes away from the airport and provides complimentary shuttle transportation. The shuttle transportation runs every half hour on the quarter of the hour. Also, cabs are available for the fare of approximately $7 each way.

APDA Hospitality Suite, Late Registration, and Check-In Time
The APDA will have a hospitality suite open to those who will be arriving on the evening of May 18th. Please refer to the hotel registration desk for the appropriate suite. Late registration can be accommodated at this time. However, the NWPP & APDA strongly encourage you to pre-register before or by the date of May 3, 2004.

In addition, late registration and Check-In for the meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. on May 19, 2004. All attendees, please be sure to check in between 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in order to allow the meeting to start promptly at 1:00 p.m. Name tags and meeting material will be provided during check-in.

NWPP Evening Social
On the evening of May 19th the NWPP will be hosting a social, so please join us from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for hors d'oeuvres, with a no host bar.

Sierra Pacific Power Control Center Tour
On the afternoon of May 20, 2004 a tour of Sierra Pacific's Control Center will be provided. The tour group will need to meet in the south entrance of the hotel lobby by 1:15 p.m. A shuttle has been arranged for and will pick up the tour group by 1:30 p.m., returning back to the hotel by 2:30 p.m.

APDA Banquet & Golf Tournament -- Attendance Guidelines
An APDA Banquet Dinner is being held on the evening of May 20th and an APDA Golf Tournament on the day of May 21st for APDA members and their prospective guests. The following fees will apply to those whom choose to participate in these events:

$55/Member ­ APDA Registration & Dinner
$45/Guest ­ APDA Dinner
$45/Member or Guest ­ APDA Golf Tournament

If you plan to attend Dinner and/or the Golf Tournament it is necessary that you complete and submit the Meeting Registration Form. Please fax or email the Meeting Registration Form, and then mail a copy of the registration form with a check(s) payable to APDA Spring 2004 no later than May 3, 2004.

The APDA Banquet Dinner will be held at the Reno Hilton on the evening of May 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please refer to the hotel registration desk for the appropriate location.

The APDA Golf Tournament will be held at the Dayton Valley Golf Course with a shot-gun start at 10:00 a.m. A shuttle has been arranged to transport those whom wish to participate in this event. Players will need to meet in the South entrance of the lobby no later than 7:30 a.m. Please plan to be on time or arrange for your own transportation to the Golf Course.

The address and contact information to Dayton Valley Golf Club is as follows:

51 Palmer Drive
Dayton, NV 89403
Phone: (775) 246-7888 or Toll Free 1 (800) 644-3822
Fax: (775) 246-7894
Email: golfvgc@aol.com
Website: http://www.daytonvalley.com
(Please refer to the website for driving directions to the golf course).

For questions regarding meeting registration, please contact Nora Judd at (775) 834-4762 or via email, njudd@sppc.com.

If you have questions about the meeting content you may contact me at (503) 464-2809 or via email, charee@nwpp.org.



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ATTN: Nora Judd
6100 Neil Road
Box S3805
Reno, Nevada 89511
Phone: (775) 834-4762
Fax: (775) 834-3940