AOPL-API Joint Pipeline Leadership Meeting
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Westin Denver Downtown
1672 Lawrence Street [map]
Denver, CO 80202
The September AOPL-API Joint Pipeline Leadership Meeting will continue discussions on potential performance improvement initiatives as prioritized by the Leadership in Banff. The meeting will also cover pipeline safety reauthorization and PHMSA regulation, as necessary. The meeting will start at 11:00 a.m., include lunch, and conclude at 6:00 p.m. Leadership attendees are invited to a 7:00 p.m. reception, which will also include attendees of the AOPL Annual Business Conference (ABC). Leadership attendees are also invited to the ABC Strategic Roundtable Breakfast on the next morning. Discussion facilitators are expected to include Steptoe & Johnson, REG, and Hunton & Williams.
Registration Includes:There is no registration fee for this meeting.
Meeting Attire:Casual (“Business Casual”) attire is appropriate for all business and social events for both presenters and registrants. This is typically comparable to golf shirts and slacks for men and similar for women. It is usually very cool in the meeting rooms, so bring a sweater for the meetings.
Registration Fees:These fees are available through 09/09/2011
Cancellation and Other Policies:If you register and then need to cancel, please let Heather Keith know so food and beverage commitments can be adjusted.
Is Media Allowed?No
General Hotel Information:The Conference will be held at the Westin Denver Downtown. Hotel reservations are your responsibility and must be made directly by you. To make your hotel reservations, call (888) 627-8435 or (800) 937-8461 or go to http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1104190222&key=4D20D and reserve your room online. The hotel has given our group a rate of $175 for a traditional room. These rates are guaranteed through Wednesday, August 24, 2011, as long as the hotel has available rooms. Inaddition to the room rate a sales tax of 14.85% (subject to change) per room per night will be charged. I recommend you make your reservation now so that you can make sure rooms are available. If you need to cancel later, please make sure you understand the hotel’s cancellation policy.
When making your reservation, be certain to mention you are with the Association of Oil Pipe Lines conference to obtain the group rate. The group rates will be honored for all your reservation nights. Have thehotel confirm the rate for all dates if you are extending your stay. If there is a problem, call Heather Keith (202-292-4507) at AOPL for assistance. If you have a problem with the rate, go ahead and make your reservation at whatever rate they quote, then email Heather Keith your confirmation information and she will work with the hotel on a rate adjustment.
You are responsible for all hotel arrangements, so if you need to cancel, remember to call the hotel as well as AOPL to notify each of the cancellation.
The hotel address is below.
The Westin Denver Downtown
1672 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80202
The Hotel is situated in downtown Denver and is approximately 45 minutes driving time from the Denver International Airport (code is DEN).
Denver International Airport Website: http://flydenver.com/
Recommended options for travel to and from the hotel are:
• A taxi will cost approximately $45 from the Denver Airport.
• SuperShuttle is one of the larger shuttle services available at the airport. Advance recommendations are recommended. For more information on shuttles services go to http://www.supershuttle.com or call 800-BLUEVAN.
• Private limousine service and car rentals are also available.
• For those who will be driving, the parking rate at the hotel is $20 for self park and $30 for valet (subject to change) per day.
• The concierge at the hotel can assist you in arranging transportation to the airport from the hotel for your departure.
For more information please contact:Heather Keith
Director, Programs and Administration