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EEI-AGA Introduction to Public Utility Accounting Course
Monday, August 19, 2019 - Thursday, August 22, 2019
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave E Cleveland, OH 44114 UNITED STATES
  • AGA and EEI will be conducting their annual four-day programs on public utility accounting.  The courses are taught by expert utility instructors and respected leaders in the field.  These four-day programs will be held at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel and are open to everyone.  

    Introduction to Public Utility Accounting:
    This course concentrates on the fundamentals of public utility accounting and provides an understanding of the utility business.  This course is geared towards recently hired accountants and supervisors in the accounting, auditing, and financial areas.  The objective of this course is to provide an introductory knowledge and understanding of public utility accounting fundamentals, practices and issues in the electric and gas industries.  The course is designed for utility industry professionals in the areas of accounting, finance, auditing and other financial areas.
    Topics will include:

    1      Public Utility Accounting and Financial Reporting
    2.     Utility Ratemaking Process
    3.     Capital Structure and Liability Management (intro level)
    4.     Depreciation Accounting Principles
    5.     Income Tax – Ratemaking and Accounting Issues
    6.     Derivative Accounting
    7.     Planning and Budgeting Issues (intro level)
    8.     Property (Plant) Accounting
    9.     Other Topics TBD

    This course qualifies CPE - see the CPE notification under meeting documents for additional information regarding CPE.
  • As of August 14, 2019, registration on-line will be shut-off since the final food and beverage quantities have bee provided to the hotel.  If you wish to register, please call Dave Dougher at 202-508-5570 to see if we can accommodate additional attendees for this course.

    Registration Fees:

    Early Bird Registration Fees - Must Register before July 3, 2019:
    • EEI/AGA Full Member Rate: $1,895
    • EEI/AGA Associate Member Rate: $1,995
    • Non-Member Rate: $2,395
    Regular Registration Fees - Register After June 30, 2019:
    • EEI/AGA Full Member Rate: $1,945
    • EEI/AGA Associate Member Rate: $2,045
    • Non-Member Rate: $2,445
    A Group Rate Discount of $100 per person applies to companies with four or more registrants.  When registering online, you will be charged the registration rates listed above.  However, a refund check reflecting the group rate discount of $100 per person will be issued to your company following the training courses for companies that sent four (4) or more participants.

    For your name and contact information to be included in the training materials distributed at the training course to attendees, you must register to attend the training by July 29, 2019.

    Cancellation Policy
    All training registration changes, cancellations, or substitutions must be received in writing by email to Kim King at or faxed to EEI at (202) 508-5542.  Cancellations must be received in writing by Friday, August 2, 2019 to qualify for a full refund less a $100 administrative fee.  NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER AUGUST 2, 2019.  However, substitutions are welcome.

  • Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel
    100 Lakeside Avenue East
    Cleveland, OH 44114
    (216) 413-5000

    Booking Website:

    Please use this link to reserve a room at the hotel.  Our special rate is $174 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy ($199 for triple and $224 for quad).  Important: The cut-off date for the special EEI/AGA hotel room rate is Friday, August 9, 2019. Reservations made after August 9, 2019 will be subject to availability and existing hotel rates.  Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 am.  Depending on meeting attendance, the hotel room block may fill up before the published cut-off date, so don’t delay reserving a room.

    The hotel will honor the group rate 3 days before and 3 days after the training based on availability.

    Other Hotel Information:

    Located in the heart of downtown Cleveland

    Indoor pool and fitness center

    On-site dining and top floor bar 32 with views of Lake Erie

    Rooms with views of Lake Erie and the Cleveland skyline

  • 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 for such conditions.
  • Forecast temperatures are highs around 80 degrees and lows in mid-60s.
  • Attendees that require special accommodations or have special needs in order to participate in this event, please contact EEI’s Kim King at phone: (202) 508-5493 or
  • For more information on course content, phone or send e-mail to:

    David Dougher - EEI                                                       Doug Allen – AGA
    (202) 508-5570                                                                (202) 824-7261                                               

    For administrative questions or assistance, phone or send e-mail to EEI’s Kim King at (202) 508-5493 or