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Loss Control and Fire Protection Task Force Meeting
Monday, October 19, 2015 - Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Omni Richmond Hotel
100 S 12th St Richmond, VA 23219 UNITED STATES
 
The Loss Control / Fire Protection Task Force Fall 2015 Meeting will be in Richmond, Virginia from Monday, October 19, through Wednesday, October 21.  The current venue and reservation details are included below to assist with travel planning and budgeting.  Dominion Resources, located at 701 East Cary Street, a few blocks from the Omni Richmond Hotel, has graciously offered their conference space for our meeting sessions during the day.  Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible through either the Online Reservations or Phone Reservations information below.  The formal meeting agenda is available in EEI's Loss Control Workroom File Cabinet.
 
 
Meeting Topics
Preliminary agenda topics include:
 
• Fire Protection During Construction / Builders Risk
• Suppression of Mineral Oil vs. High FP Fluids
• Laser Linear Gas Detection
• Renewables – Compressed Air
• Utility Roundtable – Success Stories
• Air Sampling Detection
 
 
Registration
Registration Fee: $500.00 per registrant

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

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.
- See more at: http://www.eei.org/about/meetings/meeting.aspx?EEIEventId=D2F1A9B8-A9E4-4629-A091-DE92B5720286#sthash.x0TFCU9L.dpuf
Registration Fee: $350.00 per registrant

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

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 Irene Ybadlit (see above) and mail the check along with the registration form to EEI.
 
 
Hotel Reservations
All attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.  Please reference the below information to make reservations.  
 
• Venue: Omni Richmond Hotel
• Address: 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219
• Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond
• Room Block Cut-off: Monday, September 28, 2015 (three weeks prior)
• Group Rate: $145 per night (excluding taxes and fees)
• Online Reservations: http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond/meetings/edison-electric-institute-lcfp-meeting  
• Phone Reservations: 1-800-843-6664
• Group Name: Edison Electric Institute LCFP Meeting
• Group Code: 12200702512
• Group rates will be offered three (3) days prior and three (3) days after the meeting dates based on availability
 
 
Tentative Agenda Outline
All activities will take place at the Dominion Resources offices (701 East Cary Street) unless otherwise noted. 
Note that a formal agenda with presentation topics and specific times will be posted soon; this draft is provided for travel planning / budgeting purposes.
 
October 19, Monday
• 10:30 am - Closed Officers meeting
• 11:30 am - Lunch, not provided
• 1:00 pm - Closed Utility Member roundtable session
• 5:00 pm - Hospitality Reception at the Omni Richmond, beverages and light snacks, open to all attendees
 
October 20, Tuesday
• 8:00 am - Continental breakfast, provided
• 8:30 am - Morning session
• 11:45 am - Lunch, not provided
• 1:15 pm - Afternoon session
• 5:00 pm - Hospitality Reception at the Omni Richmond, beverages and light snacks, open to all attendees
 
October 21, Wednesday
• 8:15 am - Continental breakfast, provided
• 8:30 am - Morning session
• 11:45 am - Adjourn
 
 
Meals
Tuesday & Wednesday: Continental breakfast is already included in the event registration fees. Box lunches will be provided Tuesday during the FDNY Fire Academy event.


Hospitality Reception
Following conference sessions Monday and Tuesday, there will be a hospitality reception with beverages and light snacks from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.  The reception will take place in the Andree meeting space of the Renaissance Hotel 57.
- See more at: http://www.eei.org/about/meetings/meeting.aspx?EEIEventId=D2F1A9B8-A9E4-4629-A091-DE92B5720286#sthash.x0TFCU9L.dpuf
Tuesday & Wednesday: Continental breakfast is already included in the event registration fees.


Hospitality Reception
Following the conference sessions on Monday and Tuesday, there will be a hospitality reception with beverages and light snacks from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.  The receptions will take place at the Omni Richmond Hotel, in Omni's Magnolia Room.
 
 
Continuing Education
EEI will provide a certificate of attendance for the Fall 2015 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.
 
 
Attire
Business casual to all meeting functions. 
 
 
Richmond Area Information
The Omni Richmond Hotel is walking distance (i.e., a couple blocks) from Dominion's Headquarters. Transportation to/from the airport and Omni is about $30 each way. Only taxi service is available; there are no shuttles. Omni's website has pretty good information about the Richmond area: http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond/things-to-do/area-attractions. We will be in an area known as Shockoe Slip -- here is some information about local restaurants and businesses in that area: http://www.shockoeslip.org/. Another good site for the Richmond area: http://www.visitrichmondva.com/things-to-do/.
 
 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received on or before Friday, September 25, 2015 will be refunded in full. Cancellations received after that date and on or before Tuesday, October 13, 2015 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 Tuesday, October 13, 2015 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.