[OR_Climate_News] WCI Economic Modeling Team Teleconference Nov. 7 and Workshop Dec. 3, 2008

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Economic Modeling Team 

Conference Call - November 7, 2008 
Workshop - December 3, 2008 in San Francisco

To Western Climate Initiative Stakeholders:

The WCI released initial results of its economic modeling as part of the Design Recommendations for the WCI Regional Cap-and-Trade Program on September 23, 2008.

To review the economic modeling, please see (1) the Background Report on the Design Recommendations and (2) Appendix B: Economic Modeling Results. These documents are posted at www.westernclimateinitiative.org and direct links to the documents are provided at the bottom of this message.

WCI's Economic Modeling Team will hold both a conference call and a workshop to review the initial results of the modeling with interested stakeholders and to discuss plans for the next phase of WCI economic modeling. Information on how to participate in the conference call and workshop are provided here.

Economic Modeling Team Conference Call: Friday, November 7, 2008
Topics: 1. Describe the initial modeling results.
            2. Identify issues for discussion at the December 3, 2008, workshop.

Date: Friday, November 7, 2008. 
Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Pacific); 10:00 a.m.-noon (Mountain); noon-2:00 p.m. (Eastern).

Call-in Information:
Toll-free number: 1-800-868-1837
Direct-dial number: 1-404-920-6440
Participant Code: 659 537#

Presentation materials for the call will be posted on the WCI website in advance of the call.

Economic Modeling Team Workshop: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Registration for this workshop or for participating via webinar is required. To register, please go to: www.regonline.com/wci-emt12-3-08. There is no charge for registration.

Topics: Review the initial modeling results and discuss issues identified during the November 7 Conference Call. Discuss plans for the next phase of WCI's modeling effort, such as including additional Partners in the modeling.

Date: December 3, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Pacific)

Location: Westin Hotel
                50 Third Street
                San Francisco, California

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Westin Hotel. Reservations can be made by calling 888-627-8561 or by calling the Westin Hotel directly at 415-974-6400. The contracted room rate is $164.00 plus tax. Please reference "Western Climate Initiative" to receive this contracted rate. Rooms will be held in the block until Nov. 16. The website for the Westin Hotel is www.westin.com\marketstreet.

Meeting materials and details regarding participation via conference line/webinar will be provided soon via the WCI listserv and website.

Background Document: http://www.westernclimateinitiative.org/ewebeditpro/items/O104F19867.PDF

Appendix B: http://www.westernclimateinitiative.org/ewebeditpro/items/O104F19869.PDF

Thank you for your continued contributions to the WCI process.  
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