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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
10:30 AM Golf Outing at Austin's Roy Kizer Golf Course*
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Reception & Dinner at one of Austin's Iconic Music Venues
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM New Board Member Orientation
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM Presentation
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Break
9:00 AM -10:00 AM Presentation
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Presentation
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Spouse/Guest Activity**
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Board Committee Meetings
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Board Meeting (Open meeting; all are welcome.)
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Reception at Hotel
Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Presentation
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Roundtable Discussion
10:45 AM -11:45 AM Presentation
11:45 AM Adjourn
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Optional Activities - Sign up is required
*Golf Outing - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Roy Kizer Golf Course is a links-style golf course spread over 200 acres in Southeast Austin bordered by cedars, elms and oaks. The golf course offeres residency to migratory waterfowl in the area and is a beautiful track for all skill levels. Together with the Jimmy Clay Course, they make up one of the finest and diverse 36 hole public complexes in the state and embody the design philosophy "to give.pleasure to the greatest number of players without respect to their capabilities".
**Guest Program - Walking & Food Tour of Austin, Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Austin is widely known as the "live music capital of the world" but it is also renowned for a few other, choice accomplishments such as the fastest growing city, the best economy, best city to launch a business and of course, one of the best cities in the country for FOOD! You are invited to come and not only see but to "taste" what the buzz is about here in Austin, TX. The San Jacinto Street tour is a tour-entree worthy of recognition with its savory splash of cultural spice and subtle hints of historical flair, it caters to the adventurous appetites within us all! Join us for a memorable food tasting, food touring experience that will nourish your culinary curiosities for years to come!
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 E 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Reserve your room online by February 25, 2019 to receive the nightly rate of $219/night. Or call (888) 627-8349 and reference MEA Energy Association. This rate is offered pre- and post-conference; subject to availability.
Austin, TX is serviced by the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The airport is located approximately 7-9 miles or 17 minutes from the hotel.
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is located approximately 7-9 miles or 17 minutes from the hotel. The hotel does not provide an airport shuttle service. The estimated one way taxi fare is $30.00. Alternate transportation is available via SuperShuttle (800) 258-3826 as well as Uber and Lyft. The airport's Rental Car Facility is accessed via a short walk from the terminals.
The hotel is offering our group a 50% discount on self-parking in the attached parking garage. The current daily rate is $30/day.
Standard Rate - $715/per person
Reduced MEA Member* Rate - $515/per person
*Member company personnel will need to login to receive the member rate. If you do not yet have a login, or cannot remember your login, please contact Marcia Herron at (651) 289-9600 ext. 116.
Cancellations received 10 working days prior to the conference are refundable less a $35 service charge. Cancellations within 10 days of the conference are non-refundable. Substitutions may be made at any time.
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