Register Now for WDEA's Annual Meeting
Friday, September 22, 2023
Earlybird Registration Rate to Expire Sept. 30
Informative Event Set for October 11-12 in Dickinson

Get the date on your calendar and register soon! The annual meeting of the Western Dakota Energy Association will be held:

October 11-12
Astoria Hotel & Event Center
Dickinson, ND

Registration for the informative and entertaining event is just $125.00, but the early bird rate will go up to $150.00 after September 30.

The opening day will feature presentations on the current and forecast state of North Dakota oil production, an update on pipeline takeaway capacity, the latest developments in coal, oil and gas research, updates regarding LoadPass Permits, a panel discussion on transportation issues, and a panel discussion on the outlook for the state's oil industry.

Day Two will feature an update on the ND Petroleum Council's effort to recruit workers from Ukraine, a discussion of electric reliability concerns, a panel discussion on education policy and funding issues, a report on development of the Southwest Area Career & Technical Education Academy and the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, a report on interim legislative activity, and the latest developments in the Biden administration's War on Fossil Fuels.

The meeting concludes with election of the WDEA Executive Committee, and a vote by delegates on a bylaws amendment to repeal Executive Committee term limits. Board members up for election who are eligible to serve an additional three-year term include Mountrail County Commissioner Trudy Ruland, Bowbells City Councilman Shannon Holter, and Stanley Public School Superintendent Tim Holte. The delegates will also choose two members to fill Executive Committee vacancies created by the resignation of Stanley City Councilman Zach Gaaskjolen and Williams County Commissioner David Montgomery.

The winners of five $1,000 WDEA scholarships will also be announced at the meeting.

Click here to see the tentative agenda. Sponsorships and exhibit space are available. Click here for sponsor/exhibitor opportunities. Click here to register to attend.