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2018 FAMIS Conference



September 25-26, 2018

Dover, Delaware






The FAMIS Conference is two days of education sessions featuring experts on current issues in finance and accounting combined with opportunities for networking and cooperative sharing in a format designed exclusively for Finance and Accounting Professionals!

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(800) 711-5882


Group Room Rate for Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25:

  • $135 per night plus tax
  • To make your Group Room Rate reservation:
    • Call Dover Downs Hotel's VIP Services at (800) 711-5882
    • Reference Group Code: GFAMIS


Pre- and Post-Conference Room Rate:

  • 3 days pre- and post-conference - $135 per night plus tax
  • Additional nights are based on availability


Reservation Cut-off Date:

  • The last day to make your reservation and receive the group rate is September 10, 2018.
  • Reservations received after 5:00 pm on that date will be made at the hotel's prevailing rate, based on availability  


Check-in/Check-out Times:

  • Check-in is after 4:00 pm
  • Check-out is by 11:00 am


Cancellation Policy:

  • No penalty will result if notice is received at least 48 hours prior to arrival.
  • If the reservation is not cancelled by this time, all room-related charges for the original reservation will be charged to the individual



  • Complimentary self-parking
  • $7 valet parking

Conference Schedule:

  • Monday, September 24: registration only from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 25: education sessions all day
  • Wednesday, September 26: half day of education sessions


Conference Sessions:

Tuesday, September 25th  
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 AM Breakfast  
8:00 AM Welcome  
8:15 AM Regulatory Update: Status of VA Dept of Emergency Management; Demand billing/rates for residential customers, Community solar tariffs, Net metering 1% threshold  Sam Brumberg (VMDAEC)
9:30 AM Break  
10:00 AM Battery Storage Andy Glover (CoBank)
11:00 AM Reading & Understanding the KRTA report: how to recognize trends and what it says about your co-op Jim Meiers (CFC)
12:00 PM Lunch  
1:00 PM CoBank Update Gabriel Labastida (CoBank)
2:00 PM Rate Structures Terry Berge (Booth & Associates)
3:00 PM Break  
3:30 PM Electric Vehicles

Panel:  Sam Brumberg (VMDAEC)
              Kevin Yingling (DEC)
              Cindy Musick (REC)

4:30 PM Adjourn  


  6:00 pm    Dinner sponsored by CFC


Wednesday, September 26th  
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 AM Breakfast  
8:00 AM Equity Management Jim Meiers (CFC)
9:30 AM Break  
10:00 AM Broadband Panel:  Robbie Hall (PGEC)
              Mike Keyser (BARC)
              John Lee (MEC)
11:00 AM Subsidiary Accounting Panel:  Gordon Myers (NOVEC)
             Glen Gillispie (MEC) 
12:00 PM Closing Remarks  
12:10 PM Lunch  


Continuing Professional Education Credits:

  • Documentation confirming your attendance will be provided upon request.
  • State boards have final authority on the acceptance of these continuing professional education credits.


Registration Fees:

  • VMDAEC Members:  $400 per person
  • Non-members: $550 per person
  • The registration deadline is September 17th.
    • Reminder: The hotel reservation deadline is September 10th.




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