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  • If registered after April 30, 2024, registration fee is $575.

  • If registered after April 30, 2024, registration fee is $675.

  • If registered after April 30, 2024, registration fee is $775.

  • Standard Registration

Attendance at Welcome Reception (Sunday) and Minnesota Twins Baseball Game Outing (Tuesday) ONLY

Receptions and Lunches (included in registration fees)

Please indicate if you will be attending these planned receptions and lunches

  • The Minnesota Twins play the Colorado Rockies at Target Field; Game Time is 6:40 PM




2024 MARC Conference Up-to-Date Agenda and Speakers

Conference Topics

Conference Session topics include energy storage; inter-regional transmission planning; future of gas; case studies of innovative technologies; diversity, equity and inclusion; energy transition in the workforce; affordability issues; resource planning; Federal incentives and rebates under IRA and IIJA; demand response technology, including virtual power plants; electric vehicles; and MORE.

Industry Tours

Wednesday, June 12, features several tours beginning at approximately 10:00 AM, including Xcel's Sherco Solar Project; Xcel's Marshall Transmission and Distribution Operations Center; CenterPoint Energy's Hydrogen Electrolyzer Pilot; and additional tour locations to be announced at a later date. Conference registrants will receive an email to sign up for tour preferences once all locations have been finalized. Look for this email around April 1. Transportation will be provided.

Click here to see the up-to-date Agenda and Speakers.

Once registered, you will receive a link to reserve a room at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot at the MARC room rate of $220 per night (plus tax and fees).  The last day to book at the MARC group rate is Wednesday, May 15, 2024.




The Mid-America Regulatory Conference (MARC) annual meeting is being held June 9-12, 2024, in Minneapolis, MN.

Those attending the MARC must agree to the terms of this Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability, and Waiver of Claims (Waiver and Release).

MARC has taken preventative measures to reduce the spread of communicable disease including, but not limited to COVID-19 (“Communicable Disease”) at its annual conference (“Event”).

However, I acknowledge that MARC cannot guarantee that I will not be exposed to or contract a Communicable Disease at the Event. Further, due to the nature of the facilities, services and programs offered at this Event, I understand that attending the Event could increase my risk of contracting a Communicable Disease.

ATTENDEE REQUIREMENTS

I agree to abide by all applicable COVID-19-related requirements, advisories, policies, procedures, and protocols of the hotel or conference center and MARC, as well as the CDC, state of Minnesota, and any other governmental authority for the duration of my stay.

If masks are required when the event convenes, I will comply with all guidelines. Failure to comply and abide by our rules could lead to expulsion without a refund. In consideration of being allowed to participate in the Event, I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, acknowledge and agree as follows:

ASSUMPTION OF RISK

I have read and understood the above warning concerning COVID-19. I understand my attendance is voluntary and hereby accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 at the MARC Conference.

WAIVER OF LAWSUIT/LIABILITY

I hereby release and waive my right to bring a claim or lawsuit against the MARC planning team members and its officers, directors, managers, officials, trustees, agents, employees, or other representatives for any liability in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of a Communicable Disease related to my attendance at the MARC Conference. I understand that this waiver means I give up my right to bring any claim based in negligence, including for personal injuries, death, disease or property losses, or any other loss, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen.

I have read, understand, and agree to the Attendee Requirements, Assumption of Risk, and Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risk. I am making a commitment to do my part to ensure a safe conference for all attendees.

Personal Information

I am a Commissioner or Board Member for a MARC member state.



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