State & Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) & NCSL Nuclear Legislative Workgroup Meetings

city of DenverJune 18-21, 2012
Denver, Colorado

State Legislators, state regulators and Tribal officials will come together in Denver to represent communities impacted by Department of Energy cleanup activities. These separate meetings will provide STGWG members and state legislators the opportunity to interact with DOE personnel and take back lessons learned to respective states or tribes.

The STGWG and NCSL Nuclear Legislative Workgroup meetings will take place June 20-21. Business will be wrapped up by 11:30 am on Thursday, June 21.

You are invited to take part in an optional tour of Rocky Flats Closure Site from 1-5pm on Tuesday, June 19. Transportation to the event will meet promptly at 1pm in the hotel lobby. Please RSVP so we can include a spot for you on the tour. When booking your air travel (see below), agents will accommodate your travel plans—let them know if you would like to participate in the tour.

 

Contacts:

Rembursement:

One STGWG representative from each tribe and state and Nuclear Legislative Workgroup legislators will be reimbursed for expenses directly related to this meeting. Meals not provided will be reimbursable up to $75 per day with receipts. Expense forms and guidelines will be provided on-site.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free for:

  • Legislators
  • State Regulators
  • State Tribal Representatives
  • DOE Officials
  • Register online
    Confirmations will be sent by email and meeting materials will be available on-site.

Confirmations will be emailed if an email address is provided.

Reimbursement

One STGWG representative from each tribe and state and Nuclear Legislative Workgroup legislators will be reimbursed for expenses directly related to this meeting. Meals not provided will be reimbursable up to $75 per day with receipts. Expense forms and guidelines will be provided on-site.

 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

A block of rooms has been reserved at:

  • Embassy Suites-Downtown Denver Convention Center
    1420 Stout Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    (303) 592-1000

If you are making and paying for your own hotel reservations you can register for your room here at the Embassy Suites Web Site and put in NCS for the group code to book your room. Cut off date is Friday, June 1, 2012.

If you are a STGWG representative or legislator whose expenses will be covered by NCSL, please indicate the nights you will need hotel reservations on the NCSL registration site when you first register for the meeting.

Additional Tribal policy officials who want to attend should call the hotel directly at (303) 592-1000—and reference group as NCSL STGWG MEETING to get the negotiated room rate, $149 single/$164 double. The cut-off date for these rates is Friday, June 1, 2012.
 

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

If you are a representative to STGWG or a Nuclear Legislative Workgroup member who NCSL is paying for, please call Christopherson Business Travel.

Let the agent know you are making reservations for the STGWG/NCSL meeting. NCSL will be billed directly for your airfare.

Christopherson Business Travel

  • 800.825.3283
    (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT).
  • 303.694.4344
     

Ground Travel

You are responsible for making your ground transportation arrangements. NCSL will reimburse for working group members cost to and from Denver International Airport (DIA) with receipts.

SuperShuttle provides transportation between DIA and the Embassy Suites Downtown hotel at the one-way fare of $19 per passenger.

To reserve a spot online, visit its web site or call 1-800-BLUEVAN.

Taxi service to and from the airport averages $65 per trip.