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Loss Control/Fire Protection Task Force Meeting
Monday, April 22, 2013 - Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
1301 Wyandotte S Kansas City, MO 64105 UNITED STATES

REGISTRATION
Three ways to Register:
1) Register Online--click the Register Online Now! button, or
2) Fax form to 202-508-5577, or
3) Email form to iybadlit@eei.org

Registration Fee: $400.00 per registrant

Payment Method: Online registration is currently accepting payments by credit card. If you are paying by check, please fax or email your registration form to iybadlit@eei.org and mail the check along with the registration form to EEI.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received on or before Wednesday, April 10, 2013 will be refunded in full.  Cancellations received after that date and on or before Thursday, April 18, 2013 will be subject to a refund equal to one-half of the registration fee to cover the cost of unfilled function guarantees.  Cancellations received after Thursday, April 18, 2013 will result in a forfeiture of the registration fee.  Substitutions are welcome. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted, they must be confirmed in writing via email or mail.
 
FIKE TEST FACILITY OFFSITE TOUR (updated information)
On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 23, all meeting attendees are invited to attend an offsite tour of Fike's Test Facility in Blue Springs, MO. The tour will include a visit to a production facility as well as a demonstration at a remote location.  EEI will provide transportation and Fike will provide lunch during the tour.
-Closed toed shoes and long pants must to worn by everyone participating in the Fike tour.
-Picture and video recording during the Fike Facility tour is NOT permitted although during the remote site demonstration recording is permitted.
-Non US citizens / Foreign Nationals, must complete and sign the appropriate form(s) and email to Larry Shackelford and Bill Pfister by this Tuesday, April 16 (LSHACKEL@southernco.com, bpfister@eei.org).  Forms are located in the "Meeting Documents" section (upper-right) of this registration page.
 

HOTEL INFO (Cut-off: extended to Wednesday, April 3, 2013)
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown. Please use the following information to book your room.

Venue: Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
Address: 1301 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
URL: http://www.crowneplaza.com/hotels/us/en/kansas-city/mkcws/hoteldetail
Room Block Cut-off: April 3, 2013
Group Rate: $169 per night (excluding taxes and fees)
Online Reservations: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10282645
Phone Reservations: 888-233-9527
Group Code: "Annual Loss Control / Fire Protection Task Force Meeting"
The hotel will extend the group rate two nights before and after the meetings dates, as availability allows.  Please contact Bill Pfister (bpfister@eei.org) if you have issues reserving a room at this rate.
 

MEALS
Tuesday & Wednesday: Continental breakfast is already included in the event registration fees. Lunch on Tuesday will be provided by Fike for those attending the offsite tour.


HOSPITALITY SUITE
Monday & Tuesday: A hospitality suite will be available to attendees throughout the duration of the conference. Following conference sessions Monday and Tuesday, the Suite will be stocked with beverages and light snacks from approximately 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.


LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND ATTRACTIONS
The Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown is located within walking distance of the dining, retail, and entertainment opportunities of the Kansas City Power & Light District (www.powerandlightdistrict.com).


TRANSPORTATION
Taxi transportation to and from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is approximately $45 (20 miles, 30 minutes).  Please visit the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown Directions page for other options.
http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/kansas-city/mkcws/hoteldetail/directions

Discount Travel: 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.  For more information: http://www.eei.org/meetings/Pages/EEITravelDiscounts.aspx


CONTINUING EDUCATION
EEI will provide a certificate of attendance for the 2013 meeting.  Please note that for this event EEI no longer offers CPE credits sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs.  The certificate provided by EEI should satisfy the continuing education unit(s) (CEU) requirements for most certifying bodies.  For example, a certificate of attendance should be sufficient given the “reasonable proof of attendance/participation” language in the NFPA - CFPS guidance (http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files//PDF/Certification/CFPStable.pdf).


ATTIRE
Business casual to all meeting functions.  Please note special clothing requirements for the tour of the Fike Facility.