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Conference

Joint Action Conference

Meet and discuss emerging policy, regulatory, and power supply issues, and other topics related to the governance and management of joint action agencies.
January 9 - 11, 2022
The Henderson Beach Resort
Common challenges. Collaborative solutions.

Join your peers to address public power’s biggest policy and management challenges at the Joint Action Conference.

Hear from the experts, catch up with colleagues and friends, and share your perspectives on the new and evolving challenges facing joint action agencies and public power utilities.

Who should attend

This premier leadership event is designed for CEOs and senior management of joint action agencies and state associations, their board members and commissioners, and public power utilities.

Select conference sessions may be restricted to only APPA member utilities, joint action agencies, and State Associations. See conference program for details.

More information

Registration Information:
Phone: 202-467-2941; Email: [email protected]

Program/Content Information:
Phone: 202-467-2980; Email: [email protected]

Billing Information
Phone: 202-467-2967; Fax: 202-495-7467; Email: [email protected]

Program

The 2022 Joint Action Conference agenda will be available in late September of 2021.

Sunday, January 9

Reception
5 - 6 p.m.


Monday, January 10

Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30  a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Break
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Session
10:45 a.m. - Noon

Lunch Keynote
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Session
1:30 - 3 p.m.

Break
3 - 3:15 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion
3:15 - 4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, January 11

Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Session
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Break
9:45 - 10 a.m.

Session
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Adjourn
11:30 a.m.

Hotel

The 2022 Joint Action Conference will take place at the The Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, Florida.

The Henderson Beach Resort
200 Henderson Resort Way
Destin, FL 32641

With a stunning location on some of the most breathtaking stretches of sand in the world, and the tranquil jeweled waters of the Gulf of Mexico right at its doorstep, there is literally an endless list of activities and attractions for everyone to experience at the Henderson Beach Resort. Whether you’re more of the adventurous type and prefer exploring the undersea wonders with a mask and snorkel, or just want to chill out poolside and spend the afternoon soaking up the Florida sunshine, the options are indeed limitless.

Reservations

  • Main Telephone: (855) 702-3087
  • Group Rate: $229 (Single/Double) per night (plus $20 resort fee, 7% sales tax, 5% occupancy tax)
  • Reservation Cut-off Date: December 20, 2021
  • Reservation Telephone: (855) 702-3087
    • Group Code: Reference American Public Power or 1097XK
  • Online Reservation Link: https://hendersonbeachresort.com/#/booking/step-1?group=1097XK 

Logistics 

  • Check in: 4 p.m. Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: $25 per day (Valet); $15 per day (Self-parking)
  • Internet access: Complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms and meeting space

Reservations & Cancellations

The cut-off date to receive the APPA group rate is Monday, December 20, 2021. If rooms remain in the block after the cut-off date, the group rate will be honored. If not, you may charged a higher rate. The room block may sell out before December 20, so early reservations are encouraged. Make your reservations directly with the hotel using the links or telephone numbers above.

Cancelled reservations that are not resold may become a financial liability for APPA, so please make your reservations thoughtfully.

Scam Alert

Please do NOT make hotel reservations through any third party that may contact you by phone or email. Use only the online reservation links, phone numbers, and discount codes available directly from APPA —in conference brochures and the website at www.PublicPower.org

Questions and Assistance

For questions or assistance making your hotel arrangements, please contact Meeting Services at 202-467-2941 or [email protected].

Registration

Registration Fees

 

Before December 10

After December 10

Member

$745

$795

Nonmember

$1,590

$1,640

Not yet an American Public Power Association member? Join today and save $545 on your conference registration. Call 202-467-2944 or email [email protected] to learn more. 

 

Group Discounts

Save money on each registration for the Joint Action Conference when your organization registers 5 or more people. The larger your group, the more you save!

Number of registrants

Discount
(per person)

Member
Registration Fee
(per person,
before Jan. 1)

Nonmember
Fee (per person,
before Jan. 1)

1-4

n/a

$745

$1,590

5-10

$50

$695

$1,540

11-15

$100

$645

$1,490

16+

$150

$595

$1,440

Contact [email protected] for more information and to request the group registration form to receive this special discount.   

Cancellation, Refund, and Substitution Policy

Registrants who cancel in writing on or before Friday, December 31, 2021, are entitled to a refund of their registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel after December 31 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for the 2022 Joint Action Conference only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel on or before December 31 are responsible for the full registration fee and are not entitled to a refund of their registration fee. 

Requests must be made in writing to: [email protected].

Code of Conduct

Attendees of American Public Power Association meetings agree to abide by the APPA Code of Conduct. If attendees engage in unacceptable behavior as outlined in the Code of Conduct, the Association may take any action it deems appropriate, including, but not limited to, expulsion from the current and future meetings with no warning or refund.

Contact Us

Registration
[email protected]
202-467-2941

Program/Content
[email protected]
202-467-2980

Billing
[email protected]
202-467-2967

Sponsorship
[email protected]
202-467-2903

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I earn educational credits for attending this conference?

Yes, you can earn the following kinds of educational credits for participating in sessions during the conference:

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs) as established by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

Please note that you will only be able to earn educational credits for the sessions you attend live during the conference. We are not able to offer educational credits for any session recordings you watch later.

What is the policy on refunds, cancellations and attendee substitutions?

Registrants who cancel in writing on or before Friday, December 31, 2021, are entitled to a refund of their registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel after December 31 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by December 31 are responsible for the full registration fee and are not entitled to a refund. Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to [email protected].

Are meals included?

The following food functions/meals are included in the registration fee:

  • Sunday - Reception
  • Monday - Continental Breakfast
  • Monday - Lunch
  • Tuesday - Continental Breakfast

What is the conference dress code?

The attire for the conference is business casual. Meeting room temperatures vary, so prepare to dress for cool conditions.

Is there international registration?

Online meeting registration is for U.S. and Canadian residents only. International registrants must provide a signed registration form — signed by the authorized cardholder — if paying with a credit card. Email the completed registration form to [email protected].  

Alternatively, you could send a check from a U.S. bank payable to American Public Power Association. Please mail completed form with full payment to our bank lock box:

American Public Power Association
P.O. Box 418617
Boston, MA  02241-8617

How can I present at the conference?

We welcome your topic and speaker ideas for future conferences and events. To submit your idea for consideration, complete this form. Conference topics are generally determined 6-8 months before the event is held. Ideas will be kept on file for a full year, so if the agenda for the conference has already been determined, your ideas will be considered for the next year’s event, or in case any space opens up in the current year’s program. You will be contacted only if your idea is selected for an upcoming conference.

What is the APPA Code of Conduct for meeting attendees?

Attendees of American Public Power Association meetings agree to abide by the APPA Code of Conduct. If attendees engage in unacceptable behavior as outlined in the Code of Conduct, the Association may take any action it deems appropriate, including but not limited to, expulsion from the current and future meetings, with no warning or refund.