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Fiber Optic Sensing Association
Annual Member Meeting 
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December 4 & 5, 2019

Washington, DC 
USA

Preliminary Agenda 

Wednesday, December 4 
Policy meetings:

The day will start at 8:00 a.m. with an organization meeting and breakfast at Corning Inc, prior to going to Capitol Hill. Policy meeting tracks will include infrastructure, transport, pipeline and security. 

4:30 p.m. Technology Committee meeting at The Monocle Restaurant 

5:30 p.m. All members arrive at the Monocle Restaurant 

6:00 p.m. All members take seats for FOSA 'Champion of Innovation Award' presentation 

7:00 p.m. Panel discussion during Dinner

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The Monocle Restaurant
107 D St., NE
Washington, DC 20002

Thursday, December 5 
The Capitol Hill Club
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The Capitol Hill Club
300 First St SE
Washington, DC 20003

8:00 a.m.   FOSA Board meeting 

8:30 a.m.   All-Member Breakfast

9 a.m   Welcoming remarks and Annual Review - FOSA Chairman

9:30 a.m   E-Update, Budget update and Board meetings updates

10 a.m.   Technology Committee update

11:30 a.m.   Member presentation - Pipeline Retrofit progress - Ditch Witch 

12 p.m   Lunch and Guest Speaker - PHMSA 

1 p.m.   Technology spotlight - 5-minute 'speed presentations' from around the membership

1:30 p.m.   Public Policy Committee updates

3 p.m.    Brainstorm session

3:30 p.m.   Board Elections

3:45 p.m.   Meeting concludes

3:45 p.m   New FOSA Board meets and elects Officers for 2020

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   Old board and new board strategy Dinner - informal meeting.  Venue will be informed

The 2019 FOSA Annual Member Meeting and meals are complimentary for two representatives from each FOSA member company. Additional individuals from each company are welcome for an additional fee of $250 to cover meeting, food and beverage expenses. FOSA Consultant Members can send one individual attend the meeting for a fee of $250. One representative of companies considering FOSA membership may attend on a 1-time basis as the guest of a FOSA Member. 

The Fiber Optic Sensing Association must receive all cancellation requests in writing by November 22, 2019. Email your cancellation request to FOSA Annual Meeting. All refunds will be processed 2-3 weeks after the meeting and will be assessed a $10 administrative fee. 

Numerous hotels serve the area, please book early for the best prices
Capitol Hill 
Capitol Hill Hotel - 1 block from the Capitol Hill Club
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill – a few blocks away
Liaison Hotel – across the street from the Hyatt Regency 

DC Navy Yard 
Hampton Inn
Homewood Suites
Residence Inn by Marriott

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