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AESP 2019 Spring Conference & Expo
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5/6/2019 to 5/8/2019
When: 5:00 PM
Where: Hyatt Regency Lake Washington
1053 Lake Washington Blvd N
Renton, WA USA
United States

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AESP’s a'la Carte Conference is serving up a completely different learning experience. Join us for a full understanding of some of today’s most impactful EE concepts, methodologies and technologies from a menu of three learning formats. A gathering of the brightest minds will be there to share their insights, experiences and knowledge with attendees wanting to participate in a deeper dive of learning opportunities.

250 attendees are expected to attend and take advantage of the conference sessions, pre- and post-conference training courses, networking events and special activities. Connect with colleagues where water meets earth and sky on the shores of Lake Washington.  Exhilarate in stunning panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains, the Seattle Skyline and majestic views of Mt Rainier.
This amazing location is approximately 9 miles from SEA-TAC, 10 miles south of Bellevue and only 15 miles away from the Space Needle Park!

LEARNING a'la CARTE – you choose what and how to learn!

Track 1: Master Class. Instructor-led deep-dive 75-minute sessions in a classroom-style setting.
Track 2: Learning Labs. Learn by doing in an interactive, roundtable facilitator-led environment.
Track 3: 360 Panels. Gain a full perspective from a panel of experts, from different disciplines, who’ll share their extensive knowledge on specific topics and programs

Conference Agenda

Monday, May 6
Pre-conference workshop*
Utility-only Roundtable/Professional Development session
Evening Reception

Tuesday, May 7
Evening Reception

Wednesday, May 8
Closing Plenary and Lunch  
Post-conference (Utilities only) Program Manager Workshop, Part I - 1/2 day*

Thursday, May 9
Post-conference workshop continued, Part II - full day



Rates after April 12, 2019 are:

Member $795;
Non-member $895
Speakers, Moderators, Board Members & T/C Chairs: $450
Group Member Points: 5


Early Bird Conference Rates expire 4/12/19

Member: $ 695
Non-member: $ 795
Speakers, Moderators, AESP Board Members & TC Chairs: $ 425
Three active members for $1800 - register 3 members with one credit card at the same time. **
Full-time student: $ 75 ***
Group Member Points: 4

Early registration expires on April 12, 2019 - this includes the 3 for $1800 offer.**

If you are an active group member and would like to register using points, email

*** To qualify for the student rate, student registrants must fax their school id and class schedule to (480) 704-5905.

Additional Pre- and Post-conference Learning Opportunities
There is a separate registration for pre/post courses.*

Pre-conference 1 day Workshop  (extra fee required) 

Introduction to DSM
Trainer: M. Sami Khawaja, Cadmus

Monday May 6
Rate: $595 (US) per person or 3 points

Suitable for individuals with 0-3 years of experience.

Especially valuable for those who are new to the industry but also suitable for those who seek a holistic view of DSM. This course gives you a comprehensive and updated understanding of the landscape of energy efficiency, conservation and demand-side management including types of programs, and the economics, planning, design, implementation and evaluation of programs. Because competition, technology, policy, and DERs are driving rapid change, this course is valuable not only for providing a complete overview of DSM, but also as a refresher on the current state of the industry – with discussion on current technologies, challenges in evaluation, new business models and more.

Post-conference 1.5 day Workshop
(extra fee required) 

DSM Program Manager Workshop for Utilities Only
Building a Program - from Concept to Evaluation

Trainers:  Julie Blackwell and Brian Uchtmann, Michaels Energy

Wednesday, May 8 - 2-5:30pm
Thursday, May 9   - 8am-4pm
Rate: $875 (US) per person or 5 points

Suitable for program managers who are new to the role or who have a few years’ experience.  Policy professionals, program planners/designers, marketers, evaluators and energy professionals in related areas who desire a comprehensive understanding of the program lifecycle and processes.

This course is designed for those who develop energy efficiency and DSM programs.  Ten hours of learning will be supplemented by interactive group activities and handouts to ensure retention of the information, put to practice the thought processes required, and not be bored!


Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport
1053 Lake Washington Blvd N., Renton, Washington, USA, 98056
Tel: +1 425 203 1234

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The room block rate will be honored until April 12, 2019.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by 4/18/19, will receive a refund, minus a $150 processing fee. If using Points, there will be a 1 Point cancellation fee. Cancellations received after 4/18/19 & no shows will not receive a refund (cash or Points). AESP reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time with reasonable notice given to all participants. If a program is canceled, refunds will be paid in full for training course canceled or you may reschedule attendance in the next available training course. In the event of a cancellation, AESP is not responsible for non-refundable airfares, other airfare penalties, or travel charges you may incur.

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