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EEI/AGA Taxation Committee Meeting
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
1250 S Hayes St, Arlington Arlington, VA 22202 UNITED STATES

 
  • PDF's of the slides are now available online for meeting registrants. You may print and/or download the slides to your mobile or Ipad devices. Click on the "View  Presentations" tab. 

    No slides will be available for any of the Tuesday sessions.

    We will post the slides from Mike Semes panel as soon as it become available.

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    10/17/2016--THE EEI ROOM BLOCK AT THE RITZ-CARLTON IS SOLD OUT.  BELOW ARE SOME OPTIONAL HOTELS THAT ARE NEAR THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL.

    Nearby Hotels: (Please note that EEI has not contracted rooms blocks with these hotels.)

    Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City, 550 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA, 703-413-6630
    Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, 703-413-5500
    Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC/Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA, 703-416-4100
    Courtyard Arlington Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA, 703-549-3434
    Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 S Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA, 703-413-1300
    Bridgestreet at Acadia at Metropolitan Park, 575 12th Road S, Arlington, VA, 800-278-7338

     

    We hope you will make plans to join us November 13-16, 2016, in Washington, DC for the joint EEI and AGA Taxation Committee Meeting taking place at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City. 

    REGISTRATION

    • Advance registration is required.  The registration fee is $855.00 per attendee.
    • As is customary, the fee is waived for honorary members or retirees.
    • Pre-payment is due by Friday, October 28, 2016.
    • Cancellations received on or before October 28, 2016 will be refunded in full. NO REFUNDS will be given after this  date, to cover the cost of unfilled function guarantees.  Substitutes are welcome.

    VENUE

    The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
    1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA  22202
    Main Number:  1-703-415-5000

    ACCOMMODATIONS (Hotel cut-off is Tuesday, October 18th)

    The group rate is $239 for single or double occupancy and subject to state and local tax.

    Rooms will be held until October 18, 2016 at the group rate. After the cut-off date or until the block is full, reservations will be accepted on a room type-and rate-available basis.

    Book—Online:  EEI/AGA Taxation Committee Meeting Ritz-Carlton. Please input the Arrival Date, Departure Date, and Group Code:  ETXETXA. 

    Book by Phone—Reserve your own lodging by calling the hotel toll-free at 1-800-241-3333 ---Reference the group name "Edison EIectric Institute" when you call to receive the group rate. 

    Cancellation Policy:  Reservations must be cancelled by 5:00pm local DC time the day prior to arrival to avoid a no show fee equal to one night's room and tax.

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.  

    PRESENTATIONS AND HANDOUTS 
    In an effort to be environmentally friendly as possible, we have cut back on the amount of handouts being offered at our conference.  Presentations will be made available prior to the conference on the EEI Taxation Committee Meeting web site.  ALL HANDOUTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE BEFORE AND AFTER THE CONFERENCE FOR THOSE WHO NEED A HARD COPY TO PRINT OFF BEFOREHAND OR AFTER THE CONFERENCE.

    SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
     
    Sunday Reception ---Sponsored Event

    Join your fellow members, spouses, and guests at the Reception. The reception is always well-attended and provides an excellent opportunity to connect and network with fellow conference participants and a great opportunity for new members to meet with colleagues in a relaxed environment.

    Recommended Spouse Activities---On your own   

    For spouses and guests accompanying taxation committee members, attached is a recommended list of  "Major DC Attractions”.  

    Monday Group Dinner & Entertainment at The Ritz-Carlton in Salon III with performance by the Capitol Steps---Sponsored by:  PowerPlan, Inc.

    Dinner and entertainment featuring the comedy group, The Capitol Steps. The Capitol Steps was formed in 1981 during a political Christmas party for former senator Charles Percy. Since then, they have performed ever changing shows with satirical themes poking fun at current events, politics, and political figures, both in the US and internationally.

    TRANSPORTATION  

    The nearest airport to the hotel is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. 

    Estimated taxi fares to/from Reagan National Airport is $15.00; from Washington Dulles Airport is $55 - $60. Super Shuttles are also available at the airport. Please check the Reagan National Airport website for more details.

    If you prefer to use the Metro Rail, the Pentagon City Metro is located just outside the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and is two stops away from Reagan National Airport on the Blue and Yellow Lines which is about a 5-minute transit. The Metro rail fare is $2.15 per person.

    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: United offers discounts of 2% to 10% off any published fares.

    United Airlines--Book your airline reservation online at www.united.com. On the Advanced Search page, enter the 2016 Discount Code: ZW83211714 in the Offer Code box.

    Avis Rent-A-Car, 800-331-1600---2016 Discount Code: A775400

    CPE

    Recommended CPE credits:  15 Hours; CPE certificates will be distributed at the end of the meeting or upon request via-email.

    MEMBER PROBLEMS (form attached)

    If you have any member problems associated with tax department administration,  utility income taxes, corporate tax reform, net operating losses, repairs or other IRS audit or tax accounting issues, please fill out the Member Problems Form and ask specific questions. Send your form to Mark Agnew at magnew@eei.org before Monday November 7th.

    ATTIRE

    Business casual to all meeting functions including the Monday group dinner.