2014 ASHRAE Region VII CRC

July 30, 2014
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Royal Sonesta Hotel
300 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
https://www.sonesta.com/RoyalNewOrleans
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New Orleans, Louisiana

July 30 – August 2, 2014

Schedule and AGENDA (Business Casual dress at all events)

Hotel: Block of rooms reserved for ASHRAE CRC @ $139 per night. Click here to book online via the Royal Sonesta Hotel website or call 1.800.766.3782 to reserve your room. Group Code is 073113ASHR. Mention "American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers" when booking your room - not everyone knows what ASHRAE stands for!

Transportation: If flying into New Orleans, plan to take a cab from the New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to downtown for a $33 one-way fixed rate. Additional passengers are $14/person. Cabs, pedi-cabs and walking will be the means of transportation during the conference. If driving into New Orleans, plan for $25/+tax per night to park at the hotel.

If you have any additional questions or issues with your registration, please call Michael Cooper, CRC Chair, at 504-273-9609 or email [email protected]

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

8:00 AM -
12:00 NOON

Registration staff arrival and set up
Early Arrival of Staff and CRC Support Services
12:00 NOON -
6:00 PM
Afternoon arrival of CRC Participants
2:00 PM -
CLOSE
Hospitality Suite Opens- Royal Sonesta Balcony
6:00 PM Registration Desk Closes
6:00 PM -
CLOSE
CRC Planning with ASHRAE staff and committee members- Hospitality Suite- Royal Sonesta

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

7:30 AM -
8:00 AM            
Registration staff arrive & set up
8:00 AM Registration desk opens
9:00 AM - 
11:00 AM
Building Tour. Registration Required. Cost: Free. Explore Benson Tower, awarded 2011 regional technology award and also LEED certified. The 26-story office tower was fully retrofitted post-Katrina to become the most energy efficient office tower in downtown New Orleans.
1:00 PM -
1:15 PM
Technical Presentation Opening Remarks and Welcome
Royal Sonesta North Ballroom, main level
1:15 PM -
4:30 PM
Technical Presentation – 1st Session – Registration Required – North Ballroom, main level
1:45 PM -
5:00 PM
Thursday Companion Tour: Steamboat Natchez River Cruise – Registration Required. Meet in hotel lobby at 1:45 P.M.
5:00 PM -
6:30 PM
CAUCUS Session #1 – ALL DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES MUST ATTEND Regal Suite, main level
6:00 PM Registration desk closes
7:00 PM -
10:00 PM                                

WELCOME PARTY – Registration required
Come join us as we second line down Bourbon Street to the historic Pat O'Brien's restaurant and bar. Pat O'Brien's - 718 St. Peter St.

9:30 PM - TIL YEA Event - Join us at the hospitality suite, balconies overlooking Bourbon Street. Get a feel for Mardi Gras with beads, drinks and friends.
Please register at registration desk upon your arrival

Note: Hospitality Suite open from 10:00 AM- Closes when all parties leave. Closed during social events


Friday, August 1st, 2014

 

 
7:30 AM Registration desk opens
8:00 AM -
12:00 NOON
BUSINESS SESSION #1 (registration required)
ALL DELEGATES, ALTERNATES AND OFFICERS
Must attend. All others welcome.
12:00 NOON -
1:30 PM
PRESIDENTIAL LUNCHEON – Registration required – Bienville Suite, Main Level, Adjacent to Courtyard
1:30 PM -
4:30 PM
BUSINESS SESSION #2 – (Registration Required) Bienville suite,
Main level, Adjacent to Courtyard
Delegates, Alternates and Officers required
2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
Friday Companion Tour – Mardi Gras World Tour. Meet in hotel lobby at 2 p.m.
5:00 PM -
6:30 PM
CAUCUS Session #2 – DELEGATES & ALTERNATES MUST ATTEND Regal Suite, Main Level
6:30 PM Registration Desk closes
7:00 PM -
10:00 PM
BANQUET– Registration Required – Court of Two Sisters - 613 Royal St.
New Orleans is a destination for food, history and music. The Court of Two Sisters offers an authentic blend of all three.
10:00 PM - Untill CRC Committee Meeting – Royal Sonesta, Hospitality Suite

Note: Hospitality suite open from 10:00 AM- Closes when all parties leave. Closed during social events


Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

   
7:30 AM Registration Desk opens
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM CRC WORKSHOPS – Registration Required, Second Level Breakout Rooms – Elevator or Stairs available from Main Arcade near ballrooms, rooms include: Choctaw, Gris Gris, Teche, Belle, Grove, Oak Alley and Madewood
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON CHAPTER OFFICER TRAINING – Second Level Breakout Rooms – Elevator and stairs available from Main Arcade
near Ballroom
12:00 NOON -                   
1:30 PM
AWARDS LUNCHEON – Registration Required – Bienville Suite, Main Level, Adjacent to Courtyard
2:00 PM - Until BUSINESS MEETING #3 – Delegates, Alternates & Officers Mandatory - North Ballroom, Main Level

Tickets

$225.00 Full Registration (Includes Technical Session, Welcome Party, President Lunch, CRC Banquet and Awards Lunch)

$125.00 Companion Registration (Includes Welcome Party and CRC Banquet)

$30.00 Thursday Companion Tour - Enjoy a two-hour narrated cruise down the Mississippi River on a historic paddlewheel steamboat. Meet in hotel lobby at 1:45 p.m.

$30.00 Friday Companion Tour - Mardi Gras World Tour - Get an up close and personal tour of how Mardi Gras is made. Transportation Included. Meet in hotel lobby at 2:00 p.m.

$0.00 Building Tour: Thursday, 9 - 11 a.m. Explore Benson Tower, awarded 2011 Regional Technology Award and also LEED certified. The 26-story office tower was fully retrofitted post-Katrina to become the most energy efficient office tower in downtown New Orleans.

$50.00 Technical Session (3 PDH’s) - In depth presentation on ASHRAE 90.1 from inception to the 2013 revision presented by Past Society President & Distinguished Lecturer Ron Jarnagin

$50.00 Welcome Party - Pat O’Briens Restaurant & Bar

$45.00 President Lunch - Royal Sonesta Hotel

$80.00 CRC Banquet - Court of Two Sisters Restaurant

$40.00 Awards Lunch - Royal Sonesta Hotel

$0.00 CRC Training ONLY - Saturday morning 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

$5,000.00 Platinum Sponsor - The major sponsor of the CRC that will be predominately recognized at all functions throughout the CRC. Will receive complimentary passes to the Welcome Party, President Address and Awards Luncheon. All sponsorship contributions are tax-deductible.

$2,500.00 Gold Sponsor - Sponsor of specific events: Technical Session, Welcome Party, President’s Luncheon, Banquet, Hospitality Suite and the Awards Luncheon. Will receive complimentary passes to the Welcome Party, President Address and Awards Luncheon. All sponsorship contributions are tax-deductible.

$500.00 Silver Sponsor - Sponsor that will help defray the cost of breakout refreshments at the Business Session and Workshops. Will receive complimentary passes to the Welcome Party. All sponsorship contributions are tax-deductible

$250.00 Friends of ASHRAE Sponsor - Sponsor contributions will assist the New Orleans Chapter in general costs of the CRC. All sponsorship contributions are tax-deductible

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