Western Power Trading Forum 

2024 Winter General Meeting

February 28 - March 1, 2024
Omni Rancho Las Palmas
41000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Registration Fees:
WPTF Members: Complimentary
Non-Members: $900
Spouse/Guests: $250 (includes all meal functions)
Government Agencies: $89


Program of Events

Wednesday, February 28
4:00 p.m. WPTF Board of Directors Meeting and Dinner (Board and invited guests only)

Thursday, February 29
WPTF Golf Tournament (9:00 a.m. shotgun start)
Separate registration required ($175 total fee - includes golf, cart and luncheon. Rental shoes and clubs are an additional fee.)
Sponsored by Gregory Klatt, Partner, Douglass, Liddell & Klatt

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hosted Reception

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Dinner with Keynote Speaker
Presentation of the Jackalyne Pfannenstiel Award

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Dessert Reception

Friday, March 1
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Keynote Speaker: TBD
WPTF Consultant Presentations
Roundtable Discussion

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
Program Concludes

W. Scott Miller III

Executive Director

Western Power Trading Forum

WPTF is a broad-based organization with over 100-member companies, dedicating to encouraging competition in Western states electric markets. Scott comes to this position from a background that has been dedicated to competitive electric and natural gas markets.

Prior to coming to WPTF, Scott was the Senior Market Advisor in the Policy Office at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from 2008-2017. He was responsible for advising the Commission and staff on electric and natural gas markets.

Omni Rancho Las Palmas

Hotel Accommodations

Located about 15-20 minutes from the Palm Springs Airport, The Omni Rancho Las Palmas is the destination of the 2024 WPTF Winter General Meeting.

About the Hotel:
Enjoy a relaxing oasis with a backdrop of mountains and palm trees at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, California. Our resort near Palm Springs offers an ideal escape in the Coachella Valley. Revel in timeless comforts, classic conveniences and modern technologies that have made our luxury resort a desired destination for a sun-drenched getaway.

Rooms are $269/night,
plus taxes, fees and assessments (approx 13.45%). There is also a $35/night resort charge.

The hotel charges an early departure fee to ensure you have your correct arrival and departure dates.

If you need to cancel your hotel reservation, do so 72 hours prior to the arrival date or one night's room and tax will be charged.

The cut-off date for room reservations is February 1, 2024, or earlier if the room block is filled.

You will receive the room block link in your registration confirmation email

Golf Tournament

WPTF holds a golf tournament at each of its meetings. Join us on Thursday, February 29th at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas golf course. The Winter 2024 tournament will be individual play with an 9:00 am shotgun start. Email frank@wptf.org for additional information on the golf outing.

Tournament includes:

  • Green fees, golf cart, practice balls and prizes!
  • Beverages on the course and lunch following 
  • Tournament Fee: $179
  • Rental clubs and shoes are not included


I'm registered as a member, and I can no longer attend.
Cancellations will be accepted without penalty through Wednesday, February 22, 2024. If you are a WPTF member and cancel after that date, you will receive a cancellation invoice for $400 to cover some of the costs associated with guarantees WPTF has made with the hotel.

I'm registered as a non-member, and I can no longer attend the meeting. Can I get a refund?
Refund requests will be honored through Wednesday, February 22, 2024. After this date, refunds will not be issued because all hotel food and beverage and conference supplies will have been guaranteed by that date. However, substitutes are welcome to attend in your place. Please send substitution information to frank@wptf.org.

Refunds will not be processed until after the conference.

Western Power Trading Forum (WPTF)
1540 River Park Drive, Suite 211
Sacramento, CA 95815-4608