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2017 YPP USA Symposium

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

 

Welcome to the Inaugural Young Pipeline Professionals USA Symposium! 

 

This premier 2-day event will provide young professionals the opportunity to network with and learn from top industry leaders on a variety of topics. From financial analysis to construction and risk management, the YPP USA Symposium offers in-depth review of all aspects of the pipeline industry. Propel your career and make critical connections by joining us this fall.

Space is limited, so register today.

More information:

 

The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
2301 N Millbend Drive
The Woodlands, TX

 

Schedule

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Time Description
8:00

Registration & Material Pickup

8:00

Opening Statement

8:30

Public Perception: Obstacles to Permitting


Troy Eid; Partner, Greenberg Traurig

The relationship between the permitting process and obstacles that are commonly portrayed in the media and/or experiences by the operators

9:45

Routing and Construction


Kimberly Tarr; VP Engineering & Construction, Boardwalk Pipeline Partner

A walk through of a pipeline construction project from beginning to end; with a case-study illustrating challenges and successes.

11:00

Government Relations


Alan Mayberry; Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs, Office of Pipeline Safety

What should young professionals know about government relations and the challenges that exist for an operating company?

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Risk Management –Operational and Enterprise Risk


Trevor MacFarlane; President and CEO, Dynamic Risk

What is included in a risk management program and what are the different mode

2:15

Crisis Management


Andy Drake; Vice President – Operations and EHS, Enbridge

How do pipeline operators respond to crises and what lessons have been learned?

3:30

Integrity at a High Level


Tara Podnar McMahan; DNV GL

The life cycle of integrity and how everything impacts everything.

4:30

Reception

Friday, September 22, 2017

8:00

Welcome Back Statement

8:15

Financials


TBA

What should a young professional know about 10k reporting, MLP’s, OPEX, CAPEX, etc?

9:15

PSM


Michael McGonagill; President, Strategic Convictions LLC


Mark L. Hereth; Principal, Process Performance Improvement Consultants, LLC (P-PIC)

What is a pipeline safety management system and what should a young professional know about it?

10:25

Human Resources


Jill Silman Chapman; MS-HRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior Performance Consultant, Insperity

How to get promoted and what young professionals should know about managing people once they are there?

11:25

Lunch

12:15-2:15

Local Industry Field Trip

2:25

Corrosion Management: EC, IC, SCC


Alan Eastman is Executive Vice President, Mears

Design, construction, and operations in terms of corrosion control

3:30

YPP Closing Session

4:00

Dismiss

Details

Start:
September 21 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 22 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://memberplanet.com/s/yppusa/symposium

Organizer

YPP USA