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Unmanned Aircraft Systems Meeting
Sunday, April 02, 2017 - Monday, April 03, 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30303 UNITED STATES
  • This is the inaugural EEI-sponsored drone meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Institute’s annual Transmission, Distribution, Metering & Mutual Assistance (TDM/MA) conference; the premier conference that focuses on transmission, distribution and metering issues as well as mutual assistance operations and practices.


    This one-day meeting will offer an unparalleled opportunity for interested electric company employees to share their experiences, ideas and aspirations relating to the use of drone in the industry. The first half of the conference will be open to EEI members only, and then will be opened to vendors in the afternoon. Attendees of the drone conference are welcomed and encouraged to attend the TDM/MA conference as well, for an additional registration fee.


    This meeting will offer an unparalleled opportunity for electric company executives and operational professionals interested in the use UAS to collaborate and network with colleagues from across the country and the industry. We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!

  • If you have any issues registering for this conference, please contact Judy Mastin at

    Please note that this meeting is being held in conjunction with the Transmission, Distribution, Metering & Mutual Assistance Conference (TDM&MA).   If you would like to attend the TDM&MA sessions in addition to the UAS Conference, please contact Judy Mastin.

    Please remember that when you register for EEI meetings, that you must first log into the EEI Website with your username and password.  If you do not have a username and password, click on the Create and Account icon and you will be allowed to create an account.

  • Hyatt Regency Atlanta

    265 Peachtree Street, NE

    Atlanta, GA  30303


    Phone:  404-577-1234


    Group Rate:  $175 /night; ask for the EEI Spring 2017 TDM&MA Conference Group Rate


    Cut-off Date:   March 10, 2017



    Hotel Website:

    • $500 – EEI Member Utility or Associate
    • $500 – Non-Member Utility or Consultant
  • Dress for the conference is Business Casual.

  • All cancellations must be received in writing to Judy Mastin via email at  Cancellations cannot be accepted over the phone.  No-shows are responsible for the full conference registration fee.


    If you cancel on or before March 10, 2017, a refund, minus a $150 processing fee will be made.  If you cancel on or after March 11, 2017, the registration fee is non-refundable.


    All refunds will be processed after the conference.


    Substitutions are welcome at any time.  All substitutions much be received via email at

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

    6000 North Terminal Parkway

    Atlanta, GA  30320

    Phone: 800-897-1910


  • Hotel valet parking (based on availability) allows guests to have their vehicle parked in our surveillanced, underground parking garage. Our valet parking provides guests with in/out privileges.


    The valet parking charges are as follows:

    0hrs - 1 hrs. = $11.00
    0hrs - 2 hrs. = $15.00
    2hrs - 4 hrs. = $19.00
    4hrs - 6 hrs. = $25.00
    6hrs - 24 hrs. = $35.00



    There is no self-service parking available on the property.


    Guests may elect to self-park at off-property locations, such as 31 Baker St. (31 Baker Street NE). This covered garage is one block from the hotel and is available at a discounted rate for Hyatt guests. Charges are $20 for 24 hours with no in/out privileges, valid Friday - Sunday.

    Vehicles with clearance over 7', oversized vans, Winnebagos and buses cannot be accommodated in hotel parking lot. Local open-air lots can be recommended. Contact Concierge at 404-460-6437.

    You may also interact with the Hyatt Concierge on Twitter @HyattConcierge.

  • Transportation from Hartsfield International airport:

    Visit the SuperShuttle customer service booth at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and ask for the shuttle to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown.  We also recommend SuperShuttle when returning to the Airport.  SuperShuttle Atlanta is the official 24 hour share-ride shuttle service provider.  You can book your reservation by calling 1-800-Blue-Van (258-3826) or visit  For larger groups call 404.410.1290 or email .  The rate to and from the airport one way is $16.50 and $33.00 round trip per person.   A SuperShuttle van will pick you up at the designated time, bring you to the airport and drop you off right outside your airline terminal!



    Limousine Service:

    The Concierge can arrange a limousine service to pick up guests from Atlanta Airport at a specified gate for $70.00 for a town car, $95.00 for a SUV or $155.00 for a stretch limousine.


    Taxi Service:

    To/From airport fee: $30.00 plus $2.00 per each additional person. Plus, $1.50 Flag Drop Fee.


    Fares originating from a business and concluding at a business within the zone of downtown are at a rate of $10 ($2 for each additional person).


    Downtown Zone includes: North Avenue/Ashby to North Avenue/Boulevard to Boulevard/Atlanta to Atlanta Avenue/I75-I85 to I75-I85/Georgia Avenue to Georgia Avenue/Glenn Street to Gleen Street/Ralph David Abernathy to Boulevard back to Ashby Street/North Ave.


    Taxi Metered Rates for Outside Business District:

    $2.50 = First 1/8 mile

    $.25 = Each additional 1/8 mile

    $21.00/hr = Waiting time

    $1.50 = Flag Drop Fee



    (3 miles North of hotel) Taxi approx $11 plus tax



    Taxi approx $7.00 plus tax



    (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) $2.50 per ride + $1.00 for a Breeze Card to gain train access. Rail system runs approx every 10 minutes. Hyatt Regency Atlanta is connected to Peachtree Center Train Station via Peachtree Center Mall. 20 minutes from Airport. (Airport pickup at baggage claim, TH Terminal. To get to Hyatt, take M.A.R.T.A. to the Peachtree Center Station and exit Northeast towards Peachtree Center Mall.


    Atlanta Streetcar

    Atlanta's recently launched streetcar service takes passengers to Centennial Olympic Park, Sweet Auburn Curb Market and the Martin Luther King Jr. historic district. Fares are $1.