EEI-AGA 2012 Chief Audit Executives Conference - the objectives of this conference are to provide updates from various accounting/auditing rule making bodies such as FASB, FERC, SEC, PCAOB, AICPA, IIA etc; updates on current developments in the electric/gas utility industry and presentations related to management needs of EEI-AGA member companies’ Chief Audit Executives.
Recommended CPE Credit: approximately 18 credit hours
This conference is open to committee members and employees of EEI and AGA member companies. Typical members attending this conference include member companies Chief Audit Executives, middle and/or upper management from the internal audit areas.
Registration and Fees
EEI/AGA Member $ 975
EEI Associate Member $1075
EEI/AGA Spouse/Guest $ 130
Online registration accepts credit card payments only. For payment by check, please complete the registration form (see other documents) and email to Kim King at email@example.com. Attach copy of registration form to check and mail to address on registration form. The deadline to register is Friday, June 15, 2012.
Special Event – Evening Dinner at National World War II Museum
On Monday evening the meeting attendees will go (by hotel shuttle buses) to the nearby National World War II Museum. Reception will be held in the Victory Theater & SDC Atrium at from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, followed by Dinner from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at a private area in the Stage Door Canteen.
Cancellation will be accepted through June 15, 2011 MINUS a $100.00 administrative fee. Registration fees will be refunded minus a $100.00 administration fee, if notification of cancellation is received in writing no later than June 15, 2012. No refunds will be made after that date. Substitutions are welcome.
Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
For hotel reservations: 1 (888) 627-7033
Phone: (504) 525-2500
Built on the street that first brought the city's French and American residents together in the early 1800s, the large and comfortable Sheraton New Orleans continues to serve as a bridge to all that New Orleans has to offer. Rising above Canal Street, the Sheraton New Orleans looks out over the historic French Quarter and the Central Business District, and puts its guest within steps, and a streetcar ride of much of the city's fine dining, shopping and cultural attractions.
Rates: guest room occupancy - $159 single/double or club level $189 single/double plus tax per night. To make your reservations, please dial – 1 (888) 627-7033 and refer to “EEI/AGA Accounting Leadership Conference.” The cut-off date for reserving rooms in the room block is 5:00 p.m. local time at hotel on Friday, June 1, 2012. Reservations made after Friday, June 1, 2012 will be subject to availability at existing hotel rates. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
Getting to Sheraton New Orleans
Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) is approximately 12 miles from the hotel and Lakefront Airport (NEW) is approximately 10 miles from the hotel.
Ground Transportation in New Orleans
You may reserve a shared ride service between the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and Louis Armstrong International Airport through New Orleans Airport Shuttle. Rates are $20pp one way / $38pp roundtrip. Please call 504-522-3500 for information or make reservations online at least 24 hours prior to your flight departure time at: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Airport Shuttle
Taxis are available outside of baggage claim and the average fare to the hotel is $28.
For more ground transportation options please visit the Louis Armstrong International website at http://www.flymsy.com.
The Sheraton New Orleans hotel is also located right on the Streetcar line and streetcars provide easy transit along Canal Street and up St. Charles Avenue. Cost: $1.50.
Weather Statistics and What to Wear
June average temperatures range from highs of 89 degrees F. to lows of 74 degrees F.
The dress code is business-casual for all functions. Please note that meeting room temperatures are generally cool and difficult to moderate – please bring appropriate attire.
If you are disabled and will need special requirements for the meeting; or if you have special dietary needs, please contact David Stringfellow at (202) 508-5494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activities and Attractions
St. Louis Cathedral
Louisiana State Museum
The National D-Day Museum Louisiana Children's Museum
New Orleans Museum of Art
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Street Car Tour of St. Charles
Shopping on Magazine
Natchez Riverboat Tour
Historic New Orleans Collection
Confederate Memorial Museum
Longue Vue House & Garden
Chalmette National Historical Park
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Court of Two Sisters
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Beau Rivage Resort