2009 Spring Meeting

Please note you must register
separately for NWPP meeting

Click here for NWPP meeting agenda

Hosted by Puget Sound Energy


Tulalip Resort & Casino
Everett, WA

May 19 - 20, 2009 NWPP
May 20 - 21, 2009 APDA

The 2009 NW Area Spring APDA meeting will be held in Everett Washington, on May 20th and 21st at the brand new Tulalip Resort located just adjacent to the casino off Interstate 5 just north of Everett.

The Northwest Power Pool (NWPP) will be hosting their yearly Dispatcher Meeting in conjunction with the APDA at the Tulalip Resort on May 19th and 20th. Please visit their website for more information on this meeting at www.nwpp.org/calendars.html .

Contact information: Richard Belt – Puget Sound Energy, Richard.belt@pse.com 425-885-4544

CEH Credit Hours Available - There will be a total of 8 CEH's available for registered attendees.

Applied Professional Training (APT) will be presenting a 4 hour simulator class on Islanding (4 CEH's)

System Operations Success (SOS Intl.) will be offering 4 hours of online training (free) for all registered attendees. These online classes can be taken within the next year to earn 4 CEH's. They have offered to track the CEH's and complete the NERC reporting upon completion.

NOTE: The Hospitality Room will be open Tuesday after the NWPP meeting for those of you attending or arriving early.


Spring 2009 APDA Meeting Agenda

Wednesday  May 20, 2009

1200 - 1300 Catered lunch hosted by Puget Sound Energy (you will be notified of location)
1300 - 1330 Welcome and introductions
1310 - 1710 APT Simulator training "Islanding" 4 simulator CEH's
1800 - ???? Hospitality Room hosted by our sponsors (see below)

Thursday, May 21, 2009

0700 - 0800 Breakfast buffet
0800 - 1100 Presentations from

Bismarck State College - Energy Education

1100 - 1200 NW area business meeting
1300 - ???? Team building event - Batle Creek
1300 - ???? The Future of Flight and Aviation Center and Boeing Tour
1830 - 1900 No host coctails at the Tulalip Resort (room to be determined)
1900 - ???? Banquet at the Tulalip Resort (room to be determined)

Please thank our NWAPDA meeting sponsors


2009 NW Area APDA Spring Meeting
Hotel Information

Tulalip Resort
10200 Quil Ceda Blvd
Tulalip, WA 98271

Reservations APDA/NWPP
Toll Free (866) 716-7162

Room Reservations:

The group rate for the meeting is $145 per night. This rate is available until April 18, 2009 and is subject to availability. T make reservations, contact the hotel at (866) 716-7162 and ask for the APDA - NWPP Dispatchers group rate. Should the availability of rooms run out, check online rates for these time periods.

Resort Location:

Get locations here. Directions to the Tulalip Resort and Casino

Ground Transportation:

Bellair Charters Airporter Shuttle for schedule and fees to and from SeaTac Airport.