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2012 Aug EEI Load Forecasting Group Meeting
Sunday, August 05, 2012 - Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60601 UNITED STATES
Join us for the 2012 Load Forecasting Group Meeting held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, August 5 – 8, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois.  Chicago, home of the Magnificent Mile, and also has one of the world's most magnificent skylines that provides a backdrop for a splendid stretch of coastline along Lake Michigan. Welcome to the Windy City – Chicago, IL
 
Registration
The registration is $795 for the first attendee from a company and $695 for each additional attendee from a company.  Additional attendee must fax 202-508-5168 or email to rmarsh@eei.org registration forms to receive discount rate. Registration forms are located at the top under the tab “Documents”.  The registration fee will cover receptions, breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, outside speakers, social events and other miscellaneous expenses.
 
To register online, click the Registration Tab, this will transmit your information to EEI over a secure connection. When you successfully complete the credit card information, no other steps are necessary. Your credit card is immediately charged and you are registered for the meeting. Don’t forget to print your receipt of payment. 

Hotel Information

Hotel:           Hyatt Regency Chicago
Address:       151 East Wacker Drive
Telephone:    Please call the hotel directly at (312) 565-1234
Room Rates:  $169.00 single/double (please mention EEI meeting to receive discount rate)
Hotel Cutoff:  July 13, 2012

Dress Code/ADA Requirements

Dress for the meeting is business casual; because room temperatures are hard to control, please bring a jacket or sweater.  If you are disabled or have any special requirements, please contact Rosjohanne Marsh at rmarsh@eei.org by Friday, July 27, 2012.

Airline Discounts

Discounts are available to delegates of EEI member companies, international affiliates and associates, as well as to spouses and guests, traveling to EEI-sponsored meetings and conferences: United offers a 5% discount off any published fare or 10% off regular coach fare. Similar discounts are available from Avis. To receive the lowest possible fares, please call the following toll-free numbers:

UNITED AIRLINES: 800-521-4041   [Refer to File: 556AF]
AVIS RENT-A-CAR: 800-331-1600   [Refer to A775499]

Transportation
 
FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: (18 miles)
·         Go Airport Express -- From lower level baggage claim area. Transportation service runs daily.           
          Visit www.airportexpress.com for more information, costs, and reservations.


·         Private Limo Services -- can be arranged through the hotel Concierge at 312-565-1234 x4511.

·         Taxi  --  Approx $30.00 - $40.00

·         L Train -- $2.25 per person to and from O'Hare International Airport. Pick-up below baggage claim area
          (follow signs to C.T.A.). Take "L-Train" to Clark/Lake stop (approx. 7 blocks from hotel). Walk East on 
          Lake to Stetson St, turn left Stetson St and walk 1 block to the hotel.  Note: This method is not
          recommended if guest has more than 1 bag, as there are numerous escalators and turn-styles. Guest
          can take a cab or walk from Clark/Lake stop.


FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT: (12 miles)
·         Go Airport Express -- From lower baggage claim area. Transportation service runs daily. 
          Visit www.airportexpress.com for more information, costs, and reservations.


·         Taxi -- Approx $30.00 - $40.00

·         L Train -- $2.25 per person to and from Midway Airport. From the airport take the Orange Line to the
          State and Lake Street stop. Walk 1 block north to Wacker. Take a right on Wacker and the hotel is
          approximately 3 blocks.


Parking
 
Hyatt Regency Chicago offers a variety of parking options for your convenience during your stay. Registered guests can enjoy indoor valet parking, or self parking at our downtown Chicago parking garage. Our parking facilities accommodate vehicles 6 feet by 8 inches high. Chicago hotel parking rates are as follows:
 

        0-2 hrs $28.00
        2-4 hrs $36.00
        4-6 hrs $48.00
        6-24 hrs $50.00
        Overnight - $50.00 with in/out privileges

NON-HYATT PARKING
 
Monroe Street Parking (indoor/underground), 5 blocks south. They offer 24-hour parking with no in/out privileges. For extended period parking, call Monroe Street Parking at 312-616-0600.
 
Cancellation Policy
 
All cancellations must be made in writing (no phone calls) to Rosjohanne Marsh via fax (202-508-5168), or e-mail (rmarsh@eei.org).  Cancellations received on or before July 20, 2012 will be fully refundable.  Cancellations received after July 20, 2012 and before July 27, 2012 will be issued a refund minus a $400 processing fee (after the conference). No refunds issued after July 27, 2012. Substitutions are welcome at no additional fee and should be submitted by Friday, July 27, 2012.
  • Join us for the 2012 Load Forecasting Group Meeting held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, August 5 – 8, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, home of the Magnificent Mile, and also has one of the world's most magnificent skylines that provides a backdrop for a splendid stretch of coastline along Lake Michigan. Welcome to the Windy City – Chicago, IL
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  • The registration is $795 for the first attendee from a company and $695 for each additional attendee from a company. Additional attendee must fax 202-508-5168 or email to rmarsh@eei.org registration forms to receive discount rate. Registration forms are located at the top under the tab “Documents”. The registration fee will cover receptions, breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, outside speakers, social events and other miscellaneous expenses.
    To register online, click the Registration Tab, this will transmit your information to EEI over a secure connection. When you successfully complete the credit card information, no other steps are necessary. Your credit card is immediately charged and you are registered for the meeting. Don’t forget to print your receipt of payment.
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  • Hotel: Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Address: 151 East Wacker Drive
    Telephone: Please call the hotel directly at (312) 565-1234
    Room Rates: $169.00 single/double (please mention EEI meeting to receive discount rate)
    Hotel Cutoff: July 13, 2012

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  • Dress for the meeting is business casual; because room temperatures are hard to control, please bring a jacket or sweater. If you are disabled or have any special requirements, please contact Rosjohanne Marsh at rmarsh@eei.org by Friday, July 27, 2012.
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  • Discounts are available to delegates of EEI member companies, international affiliates and associates, as well as to spouses and guests, traveling to EEI-sponsored meetings and conferences: United offers a 5% discount off any published fare or 10% off regular coach fare. Similar discounts are available from Avis. To receive the lowest possible fares, please call the following toll-free numbers:

    UNITED AIRLINES: 800-521-4041 [Refer to File: 556AF]
    AVIS RENT-A-CAR: 800-331-1600 [Refer to A775499]
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  • FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: (18 miles)
    · Go Airport Express -- From lower level baggage claim area. Transportation service runs daily.
    Visit www.airportexpress.com for more information, costs, and reservations.


    · Private Limo Services -- can be arranged through the hotel Concierge at 312-565-1234 x4511.

    · Taxi -- Approx $30.00 - $40.00

    · L Train -- $2.25 per person to and from O'Hare International Airport. Pick-up below baggage claim area
    (follow signs to C.T.A.). Take "L-Train" to Clark/Lake stop (approx. 7 blocks from hotel). Walk East on
    Lake to Stetson St, turn left Stetson St and walk 1 block to the hotel. Note: This method is not
    recommended if guest has more than 1 bag, as there are numerous escalators and turn-styles. Guest
    can take a cab or walk from Clark/Lake stop.


    FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT: (12 miles)
    · Go Airport Express -- From lower baggage claim area. Transportation service runs daily.
    Visit www.airportexpress.com for more information, costs, and reservations.


    · Taxi -- Approx $30.00 - $40.00

    · L Train -- $2.25 per person to and from Midway Airport. From the airport take the Orange Line to the
    State and Lake Street stop. Walk 1 block north to Wacker. Take a right on Wacker and the hotel is
    approximately 3 blocks.

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  • Hyatt Regency Chicago offers a variety of parking options for your convenience during your stay. Registered guests can enjoy indoor valet parking, or self parking at our downtown Chicago parking garage. Our parking facilities accommodate vehicles 6 feet by 8 inches high. Chicago hotel parking rates are as follows:

    0-2 hrs $28.00
    2-4 hrs $36.00
    4-6 hrs $48.00
    6-24 hrs $50.00
    Overnight - $50.00 with in/out privileges

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  • Monroe Street Parking (indoor/underground), 5 blocks south. They offer 24-hour parking with no in/out privileges. For extended period parking, call Monroe Street Parking at 312-616-0600.
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  • All cancellations must be made in writing (no phone calls) to Rosjohanne Marsh via fax (202-508-5168), or e-mail (rmarsh@eei.org). Cancellations received on or before July 20, 2012 will be fully refundable. Cancellations received after July 20, 2012 and before July 27, 2012 will be issued a refund minus a $400 processing fee (after the conference). No refunds issued after July 27, 2012. Substitutions are welcome at no additional fee and should be submitted by Friday, July 27, 2012.
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