2020 National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys

Boulder, Colorado

April 26-29, 2020

The National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys (NCRA) is an annual conference organized by the NARUC Subcommittee on Law. It was created in 1977 by the Subcommittee on Law and was adopted at the 89th Annual NARUC Convention. This conference provides educational and networking opportunities specifically tailored to government utility regulatory attorneys.

Who Should Attend?

The NCRA annual conference is open to all utility regulatory attorneys having statutory responsibility for working with or appearing before State or Federal regulatory agencies.

2020 Registration Fee:

  • $425: Government or Public Interest Employees or Retirees
  • $550: NCRA Alum Engaged in Private Practice or Industry
  • $425: NCRA Alum Retirees

2020 NCRA Conference

The room rate of $179 is available for the nights of Saturday, April 26, through Wednesday, April 29 (departing April 30). Click here to reserve your room.

Alternatively, you can call the hotel directly and refer to our group name: Association of Regulatory Attorneys. For the group rate to apply, please reserve your room by March 26, 2020.

Embassy Suites by Hilton

2601 Canyon Blvd.

Boulder, Colo. 80302

(303-443-2600)

Denver International Airport is the nearest major airport. Click here for information about how to get to and around Boulder from the airport. Parking at the hotel is available for a discounted rate of $16 per night for self-park and $20 per night for valet. However, other options are also available, including shuttle services and public transit. Shuttle services will also be available for NCRA events throughout the conference.

Join us in Boulder on our Climb to a Clean Energy Future. Speakers and panels across a breadth of utility and regulatory topics will present at this year's conference, and nearly 16 hours of programming, most of which should qualify for CLEs, will be available.

Arrive on Sunday afternoon for conference registration, committee meetings, an introductory session, and an opening reception. Monday will be a full day with speakers, panels, and a banquet at Under the Sun in Boulder. Tuesday will be a half day of panels and speakers, and optional activities in the afternoon including a Boulder Brewery Tour, a tour of National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or a tour of National Center for Atmospheric Research. Wednesday will consist of panels and speakers in the morning, and ethics in the afternoon.

A full agenda will be made available closer to the event date.

National Renewable Energy Lab

12:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28

Fee: $20

Maximum tour capacity: 40

Your visit will include a high-level National Renewable Energy Lab overview, and a tour of two of its facilities, such as the Energy Systems Integration Facility.

**Note: Must be a U.S. Citizen and provide government-issued photo ID to enter.

National Center for Atmospheric Research

1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28

Fee: $20

Maximum tour capacity: 25

Touch a cloud, consider chaos, steer a hurricane, explore climate, and take a look at the Sun, and browse art galleries at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Boulder Tour

1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28

Fee: $50

Maximum tour capacity: 17

Contact NCRA2020@coag.gov for details.

  • Please enter the name of the attendee.
  • Please enter the email address of the attendee.
  • If you are registering someone other than yourself, and would like to receive an additional confirmation email, please enter an alternate email address. (Optional)
  • The 2020 NCRA registration includes: at least 14 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including two ethics hours; Sunday night reception; Monday night conference banquet at Under the Sun Eatery; and lunches on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
  • The Sunday reception is included in the registration fee of the conference attendee.
  • Please enter the total number of guests attending the Sunday reception (excluding conference registrant). The cost is $30 per guest; the reception is included in the conference attendee's registration.
  • The banquet is included in the registration fee of the conference attendee.
  • Please enter the total number of guests attending the Monday banquet (excluding conference registrant). The cost is $60 per guest; the banquet is included in the conference attendee's registration.
  • Tuesday afternoon break-out sessions. All tours include transportation. You must be an American Citizen to visit NREL. There is limited availability on the tours. Please make payments for the tour after your tour has been confirmed.
  • Enter the total you will be paying for the conference, including registration fee, banquet guest fees and break-out session fees.