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2022 Winter Policy Summit - Hybrid


Sunday, February 13 (9am) - Wednesday, February 16, 2022 (12pm US/Eastern)
Renaissance Washington
999 9th Street, NW [map]
Washington, DC 20005

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Online and virtual registration ends February 11. Attendees planning to participate in-person/onsite are required to register in advance. Onsite registration will NOT be available in DC.

COVID Statement:
Our goal is to hold an on-site, in-person meeting and we are committed to the safety of all staff and meeting attendees and are mindful of COVID and its variants. We will follow all CDC guidelines, government protocols, and hotel policies to ensure the safety of all meeting participants concerning safety for public events. Any changes or updates to the meeting will be communicated to all registered and prospective attendees via the website and direct communications.

On January 15, 2022, per Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Order 2021-148, the District of Columbia will adopt a citywide vaccination entry requirement that requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor facilities (e.g., restaurants, nightclubs, taverns, coffee shops, food halls, live entertainment and sporting venues, movie theaters, bowling alleys, gyms, fitness studios, hotels, and conferences) within the city.

NOTE: The Renaissance Hotel, in compliance with local government mandates, has an indoor mask requirement and on January 15 will have a Vaccination Status Check station in the hotel.

NARUC is committed to making the in-person Winter Policy Summit accessible to all individuals. If you have a disability, as identified by the Americans With Disabilities Act, and anticipate needing assistance while onsite at the Summit, please contact meetings@naruc.org

Related Web Pages and Sites:
NARUC Winter Policy Summit Website

Meeting Attire:

Business Comfortable

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Cancellations:
If you are unable to attend or secure a substitute from the same organization, cancellation must be submitted via email to meetings@naruc.org. A refund less a 15% processing fee will apply prior to January 31. After January 31, no refund will be issued unless documentation of an emergency is submitted. Individuals who fail to attend the meeting (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund. Substitutions may be made onsite. Email btan@naruc.org

Substitutions:
Substitutions are allowed by individuals within the same institution/company by February 4. A ‘NEW’ person must have a profile in the system; click this link to create a profile https://www.naruc.org/mynaruc/. For assistance, email tarrington@naruc.org or meetings@naruc.org.

Copyright:
Videos and audio recordings from NARUC's Winter Policy Summit Meeting are copyrighted. These links are provided to permit only paid registrants to the NARUC Winter Policy Summit Meeting, access to the copyrighted videos and audio recordings. Further duplication, reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of these copyrighted materials without NARUC’s prior written authorization is expressly prohibited. Violators may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.

* WARNING: Federal Law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of a copyrighted video or audio recordings. (Title 17, United States Code, Sections 501 and 506). The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigates allegations of criminal copyright infringement (Title 17, United States Code, Section 506).

NARUC reserves the right to cancel courses due to the unlikely event of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a meeting is at capacity, canceled, or postponed, the Association will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines, travel agencies, or hotels.

Is Media Allowed?

Yes

Continuing Education Information:

A certificate of attendance is available during the meeting and may be obtained from the NARUC registration desk. The Winter Summit is not pre-approved for CLE credits.

General Hotel Information:

Room Reservations:Individuals attending the NARUC Winter Committee Meeting must register for the meetings BEFORE reserving a room at the meetings Hotel at the NARUC Group Rate. Rooms in the NARUC hotel block are for NARUC registrants only. One reservation per registrant is allowed. Reservations by non-registrants or multiple hotel reservations are subject to immediate cancellation or rate change.

Room Reservations must be made through the NARUC housing link. Rooms booked through methods other than the NARUC housing link or with the hotel directly are subject to different rates and cannot and will not be adjusted by NARUC staff. (Housing link available to conference registrants only. See confirmation email for details)

Single/Double Occupancy: $289.00 plus 14.95% tax. ($332.21) This rate is based on availability within the NARUC room block. The last day to reserve rooms in the room block is February 1, 2022 (or until rooms are sold out) Click this link for the hotel safety: protocols: https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/wasrb

NOTE: Be wary of travel scams. If anyone claiming to be associated with a travel agency and/or “convention housing” contacts you with an offer for booking a hotel room for this event, do NOT provide your contact or payment information. This is a scam. NARUC does not contract with such firms. In some cases, these companies falsely claim to be the official housing bureau or room representative for NARUC. We have NOT contracted with any company to serve as our representative. If the headquarters hotel sells out – overflow hotels will be noted on our website.

Travel Information:

Getting There:
Visitors can fly into one of Washington, DC's three airports, ride a train into magnificent Union Station or navigate the region's network of major highways for a speedy arrival and easy conveyance downtown. Click on the links below for more information.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Drive time: 20 minutes (10 miles) to downtown Washington
Taxi Fare: approximately $18
Also accessible on Metrorail's Yellow and Blue lines.

Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Drive time: 45 minutes (26 miles) to downtown Washington
Taxi Fare: approximately $65-75
Washington Flyer provides bus service to West Falls Church Metro station with departures every 45 minutes, and SuperShuttle offers door-to-door service.

Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
Drive time: 60 minutes (30 miles) to downtown Washington
Taxi Fare: approximately $85

Multiple ground transportation options to Washington, DC, including train, taxi, SuperShuttle and BWI Express bus. One-way fares range from $4.10 - $45. Check online for more information.
Union Station via Amtrak
Approximately 10 minutes to meetings hotel
Taxi Fare: approximately $10

For more information please contact:

NARUC Meetings
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Phone: (202) 898-2200
Fax: (202) 898-2213
Email: meetings@naruc.org