Electrify the Big Sky

ELECTRIFY THE BIG SKY

We are excited to bring “Electrify the Big Sky” to Montana! This one-day educational conference will cover the concept of beneficial electrification and the future of energy.

EVENT SPECIFICS

Who: Open to the public with proof of event registration
What: One-day beneficial electrification conference featuring a general session, breakouts, EV trade show and more!
When: 7:30 AM – 5 PM on Tuesday, September 13th
Where: The University Center Ballroom at the University of Montana
Cost: $20 general public | Free for students (w/ promo code & student ID at event registration).

All attendees must pre-register on Eventbrite and show an e-ticket at event registration.

*Breakfast and lunch provided to all registrants

EVENT TOPICS 

  • What is Beneficial Electrification?
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • NREL Future Study
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Electric Vehicle Trade Show
  • Practical Uses and Technology
  • Public Policy
  • The Path Forward

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

We are excited to welcome guest presenters from the following:

Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Beneficial Electrification League, Bonneville Power Administration, CoBank, EES Consulting, Flathead Electric Cooperative, Mid-West Electric Consumers Association, Missoula Electric Cooperative, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, NorthWestern Energy, Ravalli Electric Cooperative, SBS Solar, Wy’East Resource Conservation and Development Area Council, Inc., Yellowstone Teton Clean Cities and Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative.

QUESTIONS?

  • Sponsorship-related questions may be directed to Ryan Hall ryanh@mtco-ops.com
  • Event-specific inquiries may be directed to info@meccoop.com
  • Media inquiries may be directed to Ryan Hall (ryanh@mtco-ops.com) or Kelsey Lodge (kelseyl@meccoop.com)

ACCOMODATION INFORMATION

Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown:

To receive the group rate of $279 for standard guest rooms, please call (406)721-8550 and refer to group booking code EBS and group name “Electrify the Big Sky – Sept. 2022.” You may book online, if preferred, by using this booking link (not mobile compatible).

A limited number of rooms have been set aside at this rate, which is available until August 13 (based upon availability). The group rate is available for guests staying between September 12 – 14. Rooms must be guaranteed with a credit card at the time of booking.

A courtesy hotel shuttle is available on a first come, first served basis. The shuttle will take guests to and from any destination within Missoula city limits, as well as to and from the Missoula Airport and the University of Montana. Please see a front desk agent to book a shuttle service.

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel – Missoula Edgewater:

To receive the group rate of $199 for standard guest rooms, please call the front desk at (406)728-3100 and refer to group booking name “Electrify the Big Sky”. You may book online, if preferred, by using this booking link.

A limited number of rooms have been set aside at this rate, which is available until August 23. The group rate is available for guests staying between September 12 – 14. Rooms must be guaranteed with a credit card at the time of booking.

A courtesy hotel shuttle is available on a first come, first served basis, to and from the Missoula Airport.

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