Greetings from the Pacific Power Association (PPA)

The PPA Secretariat is pleased to provide you with the summary information on this year’s 27th Annual PPA Conference and Trade Exhibition and 9th Engineers’ Workshop which will be hosted by Palau Public Utilities Corporation, in Koror, Republic of Palau.

The PPA Conference will offer delegates a combination of speeches, donor presentations, technical presentations, Utility Board Members workshop, Engineers’ Workshop and the Trade Exhibition of products and services by our suppliers.

Each year the conference gains more participants and it is the largest energy conference in the region, focusing on all aspects of electricity in the Pacific Islands. The 26th Conference held in Apia, Samoa was attended by 308 delegates with 59 trade booth displays.

DATE AND VENUE

Each year the Conference venue rotates between the Northern and Southern hemispheres, which provide the delegates with the opportunity to re-look at their travel and prepare them for the next conference.

This year’s conference will be conducted in Koror from 30 July – 3 August, 2018. It will be the third time Palau will host the Annual Conference.

The venue for this year’s conference is the Ngarachamayong Cultural Centre.

CONFERENCE THEME

This year’s Conference theme, as agreed by the utility CEOs at the 2017 Board Meeting, will be “Renewables are our future.

The program for the week will be another success if delegates contribute positively to the Call for Papers and provide suitable topics for the conference in line with the conference theme. The contents of your contributions will ensure our conference is timely, relevant and stimulating.

REGISTRATION FEES

Application for registration must be made online on the PPA Website.

Payment of fees is to be made in US Dollars payable to: Pacific Power Association. See registration form for options of payment methods.

To qualify for Early Registration, a completed registration form and payment should be received before Friday 25 May, 2018.

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Fees for the Full Conference Registration are as follows:

Early Registration (Payment before Friday 25 May) US$400

Late Registration (after Friday 25 May) US$450

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION COVERS

  • Attendance at all sessions
  • Registration kit and papers
  • Invitation to all sponsored functions
  • Invitation to the Conference Dinner
  • Transportation to all official conference activities

ACCOMPANING SPOUSE, PARTNER AND CHILD REGISTRATION

The Registration fee for Accompanying Spouse is US$160.00.

Accompanying children 12 years or older is US$60.00.

It is important that you register your spouse/partner and child to attend the conference to avoid disappointment. Their registration will cover:

  • Attendance at all sessions
  • Invitation to all sponsored functions
  • Invitation to the Conference Dinner
  • Transportation for field trips

CANCELLATION PENALTY

Notification less than two (2) weeks from Conference date in cancellation of registration will result in 50% deduction of payment.

DELEGATES REGISTRATION

Delegates will be able to Register and collect all conference kits and papers on Sunday 29 July 2018 at the Conference Venue from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

ACCOMMODATION BOOKING POLICIES

Individuals are responsible for making their own reservations. Details for accommodation are provided below.

Reservations will not be confirmed without credit card guarantee or deposit.

ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL

Accommodation for all delegates is available at the Palau Royal Resort, Palasia Hotel, Palau Vacation Hotel and Penthouse Hotel. All accommodation reservations are to be reserved as soon as your participation is confirmed.

This Registration Form must be completed and submitted online. One delegate per Registration Form. The Accommodation and Travel Form with confirmed travel dates must also be completed and submitted online to ensure accommodation and airport pick up on arrival in Koror, Republic of Palau.

Active Members Registration Form

REGISTRATION DETAILS
ACCOMPANYING SPOUSE/PARTNER/CHILD REGISTRATION DETAILS
CONFERENCE SHIRTS

(please mark shirt/blouse size S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL in box provided)

ACTIVE MEMBERS REGISTRATION FEES

CONFERENCE FEES
Notification less than 2 weeks from Conference date in cancellation of registration will result in 50% deduction of payment

Early Registration with Payment (Prior to 25/05/18)
Late Registration with Payment (After 25/05/18)
AMOUNT DUE (US$)

US Dollars

PAYMENT DETAILS: Payment by Cheque / Bank Draft or Telegraphic Transfer only

Payment by Check (Cheque) / Bank Draft

Please make Check (Cheque) / Bank Draft in US Dollars payable to Pacific Power Association and mail to:

Pacific Power Association, Private Mail Bag, Suva, FIJI,

Tel: (679) 3306-022

Email: ppa@ppa.org.fj

Payment by Telegraphic Transfer

Please transfer funds in US Dollars to Pacific Power Association’s Bank Account as follows:

Account: 5138058

Bank: ANZ Bank(BSB 0890), (Swift code: ANZBFJFX), Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji

ANZ Bank Tel: (679) 330 1755, Fax: (679) 330 3649

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

1. Check (cheque) payments must be received by way of an International Bank draft in US Dollars which states a US Drawee Bank.

2. Company check (cheque) in US Dollars is acceptable

3. No personal check (cheque) is accepted

4. Telegraphic Transfer must be sent directly to the PPA Bank - ANZ Bank (BSB 0890), Suva. Delegates are responsible for paying all applicable bank fees at the country of origin so that the net amount is deposited into the PPA account. Failing this, PPA will seek payment for the balance of the funds deducted.
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