The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
2301 N Millbend Drive
The Woodlands, TX
Thursday, September 21, 2017
8:00 Registration & Material Pickup
8:00 Welcome Statements
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?
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 models?
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 Networking Happy Hour with Industry Organizations
Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00 Opening Statements
What should a young professional know about 10k reporting, MLP’s, OPEX, CAPEX, etc?
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?
10:45 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?
12:45 Corrosion Management: EC, IC, SCC
Alan Eastman is Executive Vice President, Mears
Design, construction, and operations in terms of corrosion control
1:45 Closing Statement