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TVPPA Conferences

Our educational conferences are a source of new ideas and a means of shared problem-solving for utility industry professionals. We conduct seven conferences annually for special interest groups of utility employees.
For more information, contact the Conferences Department at 423.648.2466 or e-mail: conferences@tvppa.com.

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Registrants who cancel 7-14 days prior to the conference will be charged 50% of the registration cost as a cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel less than 7 days prior will be charged 75% of the registration cost. Registrants failing to cancel prior to the start of the conference will be responsible for the entire registration fee. You may avoid the cancellation fee by sending a substitute registrant.

All conference cancellations must be in writing and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to TVPPA, ATTN: Courtney Philpott, P.O. Box 6189, Chattanooga, TN 37401; Fax: 423.267.2280; cphilpott@tvppa.com  

Complaint Policy
If a participant is not satisfied with the program content, delivery or outcome, he or she is encouraged to contact Tim Daugherty by calling 423.490.7930 or emailing tdaugherty@tvppa.com. All complaints receive a written response.

Conference Presentations
Conference presentations will be posted after each conference. To view them, click the conference link of your choice below and navigate to each speaker. Please note that not all speakers use PowerPoint. Handouts and other parts of speaker materials will be included as available. Conference information will be removed after a period of time.

TVPPA Completion Certificates are awarded at conferences for individuals who complete any TVPPA certificate program. TVPPA must be notified in advance if individuals would like to receive their certificate at a conference. Certificates not presented at conferences will be sent by mail.



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VALUE: A review of conferences similar in size and quality shows that TVPPA fees are less. You benefit from two days of educational and networking sessions for a very low cost.


TVPPA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registereed sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.learningmarket.org.


It is the policy of the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, Inc. to comply with all applicable Federal and State Antitrust laws.

TVPPA Utility Safety Conference
Sep 16, 2015 - Sep 18, 2015
Marriott Shoals Hotel • Florence, AL

TVPPA Accounting & Finance Conference
Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015
The Chattanoogan Hotel • Chattanooga, TN

TVPPA Customer Service & Communications Conference
Nov 11, 2015 - Nov 13, 2015
The Chattanoogan Hotel • Chattanooga, TN

TVPPA Human Resource Management Conference
Nov 11, 2015 - Nov 13, 2015
The Chattanoogan Hotel • Chattanooga, TN

TVPPA Legal Conference
Feb 04, 2016 - Feb 05, 2016
Marriott Cool Springs • Franklin, TN

TVPPA Utility Purchasing Conference
Apr 06, 2016 - Apr 08, 2016
Westin • Huntsville, AL

TVPPA Annual Conference
May 16, 2016 - May 18, 2016
Village of Baytown Wharf and Convention Center • Sandestin, FL

TVPPA Engineering & Operations Conference
Aug 10, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016
Marriott Downtown and Convention Center • Chattanooga, TN

TVPPA Utility Safety Conference
Sep 14, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
Dollywood's DreamMore Resort • Pigeon Forge, TN

TVPPA Annual Conference
May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017
The Westin Savannah Harbor • Savannah, GA

TVPPA Annual Conference
May 21, 2018 - May 23, 2018
Grand Hotel Marriott • Point Clear, AL