Terry Enmark (PPOA) and Dave Hall (ATCO Electric) would like to invite you to the 2001 Fall Pacific NorthWest APDA meeting in beautiful Calgary Alberta Canada. The following is the schedule of events, hotel accommodation, information and registration form. Please return the registration forms and payments for those attending at your earliest convenience to either one of us. (Payment is to be made to us individually please write in your check memo area: APDA payment). If you need any other information or assistance please contact:
Terry Enmark Dave Hall
Power Pool of Alberta ATCO Electric
(403) 705-8508 (780) 632-5931
Thursday, September 27th. 2001
16:00 21:00 Early Registration
16:00 23:00 - Hospitality Suite (Room _____)
Friday, September 28th, 2001 ( Room ______)
07:30 Late Registration Table Open
07:30 08:15 - Continental Breakfast
08:15 08:25 Welcome Remarks - L. Wilson or D. McMaster
08:25 10:00 Grid System Security Principles - M. Terburggen (EPRI)
10:00 10:20 Break
10:20 11:00 Weather Forecasting Principles/Trends O. Jacobsen (DOE)
11:05 11:45 TESLA Load Forecasting System - John Sneed
11:45 13:15 Lunch (Room _______)
13:15 13:45 Balancing Pool - How it Works/Mandate D. Heath
13:45 14:15 Relationship between PPOA, TA and EUB D. Hincks
14:15 - 14:45 Electronic communications PPOA Participants - J. Mossing
14:45 15:00 RTO West Update Vipin Prasad
15:00 16:00 Tour of PPOA System Co-ordination Center
18:00 - 19:30 Cocktails
19:30 Supper (Room _______)
21:00 23:00 - Hospitality Suite (Room ______)
Saturday September 29th, 2001
07:15 08:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00 08:30 Electronic Tour of PPOA Website
08:30 09:00 New Mapboard Concept for Electric Operations Blaeser Engineering Svcs
09:00 09:30 Prepare to board bus for golfing (Bus departs at 09:30 sharp)
09:30 11:30 Travel to Kananaskis Golf course
12:00 First Tee Off on Golf Course
17:00 17:30 Last golfer finishes golfing.
17:00 18:30 Cocktails
18:30 Steak Supper at Kananaskis Golf Course Club House
22:00 Travel back to Calgary
Sunday September 30th, 2001
08:00 09:30 APDA Business Meeting (Room______)
HOTEL ACCOMODATION : Delta Bow Valley Inn
To make reservations call or visit the website at: www.deltahotels.com
Select the "Calgary" icon then Select the "Delta Bow Valley Inn" option
dominant landmark in the heart of Calgary, Delta Bow Valley has
its foundation in hospitality and thoughtful service. It is here
that Calgary,s reputation for genuinely friendly people is perfected.
The warm characteristics of the West are further reflected in the informal elegance of the hotel; it,s contemporary design is accented by native motifs and a generous collection of regional art pieces.
Delta Bow Valley Inn
209 4th Avenue S.E.
Calgary Alberta Canada
(403) 266-1980 (Tel)
(403) 266-0007 (Fax)
We have reserved a block of 40 rooms available at the discounted rate of $139.00 Can. per night. (Regular rate is $229.00). Book early to ensure availability. All rooms are subject to a 5% room tax and 7% G.S.T.
Individual reservations must be made BY September 7, 2001 in order to ensure the discounted room rate. In addition, you MUST mention the group name "Power Pool of Alberta" to ensure you receive the appropriate hotel rate and are included in the guestroom block.
Friday Supper Social
Friday evening Supper will be held at the Delta Bow Valley Inn beginning at 7:30 pm. Please join us for a fine meal after which we may retire to the Hospitality Suite for refreshments or you may elect to search out some of Calgary,s finest night life.
Saturday evening Supper will be held at the Kananaskis Golf and Country Club Clubhouse. The supper menu will consist of a BarBQ of world famous Alberta beef.
We will bus to Kananaskis Golf and Country Club located in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. We will golf 18 holes with the "Texas Scramble" format. Cost is included in the APDA registration fee. Golf carts will be provided at no charge however those who prefer to rent golf clubs (rather than bringing your own) may rent clubs from the Pro Shop at a cost of $22 40 per set. The Kananaskis Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, is ranked in the "top 100 courses" by Golf Magazine and is truly a delight to play.
Other Attractions in Calgary
Calgary is famous for it,s fine restaurants and exceptional shopping. The Calgary downtown core is a robust and dynamic area that attracts many to it,s diverse activities. We welcome you to explore our fine shopping and world famous hospitality.
Airline Access to Calgary
Calgary is serviced by numerous airlines including Air Canada, Delta, NorthWest,
WestJet, Continental, Canada3000, American, United and SouthWest Airlines. Calgary International Airport is a convenient 15 minute ride from downtown Calgary. An airport-downtown shuttle is available every hour at a cost of $9.00 each way.
APDA Business Meeting
Will be held at 08:00 Sunday Morning
Zip/Postal Code: _________________________________________
Work Phone: __________________________________________
Home Phone: __________________________________________
Work e-mail: __________________________________________
Home e-mail: __________________________________________
Please indicate which events are you attending:
APDA Technical Session (Sept 28) ________
Friday Supper (Sept 28) ________
APDA Technical Session (Sept 29) ________
Golf and BarBQ(Sept 29) ________
BarBQ only (Sept 29) ________
Is your spouse/partner/significant other travelling with you to Calgary? _________
(If yes, are they interested in the Golf Tourney?) __________
APDA member.$130 (Cdn)
Spouse/partner of APDA member$ 50 (Cdn)
Golfing (No charge)
Golf club rental ..$ 22 40 (variable) individual,s responsibility
Please fax this completed form to the PPOA System Coordination Center at (403) 261-7864.