2012 AOPL-API Joint Fall Leadership Meeting

Thursday, November 8 (1pm) - Friday, November 9, 2012 (1pm US/Eastern)
Westin Georgetown
2350 M Street, NW [map]
Washington, DC 20037

The Fall Leadership Meeting is an opportunity for pipeline employees to network with their peers while learning about the latest federal legislative and regulatory trends. The meeting is always held in Washington DC and provides attendees with a chance to visit with regulators while in town.

Major Agenda Items

Updates and discussion on:
The outcome of the November 6 elections and possible effects on oil pipelines
FERC regulation – Latest Developments and the outlook for 2013
PHMSA regulation – A recap of 2012 and 2013 priorities
Pipeline safety performance improvement – a look ahead
Communications and messages
The AOPL 2013 budget

Guest speakers invited are:
FERC Commissioner Tony Clark
PHMSA Administrator Cynthia Quarterman
Linda Stuntz of Stuntz, Davis & Staffier

Elections for:
AOPL Executive Committee
Three AOPL Board positions

The reception on Thursday evening will be primarily for our members and their guests. This will be a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers and “catch-up” in a relaxed social setting. Selected government officials and staff will be invited.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Westin Georgetown Online Reservations

Registration Includes:

There is no registration fee for this meeting.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 11/07/2012
Name Price Available To
Member Registration $0.00   Members
Speaker Registration $0.00   Speakers
Non-Member Registration $0.00   Non-Members

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?


General Hotel Information:

The Westin Georgetown will be our location again this year. The address is 2350 M Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20037. The hotel is located in the West End area and only a five minute walk from Georgetown. I encourage you to make your reservations with the Westin now - the Association has a financial commitment to the hotel for a block of rooms and the deadline is Wednesday, November 9, 2011

To make your reservation, call 800-228-3000 and identify yourself as an attendee of the Association of Oil Pipe Line’s Fall Meeting to obtain the special rate of $239 for a standard room. Reservations may also be made online at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=1207245582&key=F1DF4. All room rates are subject to the District of Columbia 14.5% sales tax. If you have trouble with the hotel’s reservation service about the rate, please contact Heather Keith (hkeith@aopl.org or 202-292-4507) and she will assist you. The formal cut-off date for room reservations at the group rate is Monday, October8, 2012.

The hotel is located approximately four blocks from the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro Station. Ground transportation is available at all airports by taxis. Each airport also offers shuttle van service located in the ground transportation area. The hotel is about 20 minutes from Reagan National, or about one hour from either Dulles or Baltimore-Washington airports.

For more information please contact:

Heather Keith
Director, Programs and Administration