Operating Conference & Exhibits
July 20-22, 2015
About This Conference
The Operating Conference format is focused round table discussion. Attendees learn smart practices and lessons learned from their peers with 17 concurrent facilitated sessions to choose from. Breakout sessions with presentations from subject matter experts open the conference. Make plans to visit the exhibit hall, which will include over 100 suppliers showcasing the latest products and services available to the industry.
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Thank You to Our Sponsors!
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Exhibits (Back to Top)
Booths for the SGA Operating Conference 2015 now sold out. If you would like to be placed on waiting list, please contact Joni Pullen.
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Mon 7/20 Exhibitors Move-In 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Mon 7/20 Exhibit hall open 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Reception 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Tue 7/21 Exhibit hall open 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m., Lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and Business Mixer 4:00-5:30 p.m.)
Wed 7/22 Exhibit hall open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. (Breakfast)
Wed 7/22 Exhibit Move Out 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Breakouts (Back to Top)
Breakout Sessions will cover topical areas that are typically cross-functional in any given organization. These are short 2-3 hour sessions that will be available on the Monday afternoon of the conference.
Roundtables (Back to Top)
Dr. KENNETH B. MEDLOCK II
James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics- Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies
General Session Keynote: Monday, July 20th, 2015- 1:00 to 2:45PM
Dr. Medlock & The Baker Institute for Public Policy, Center for Energy Studies recently published a report, The Market Impacts of New Natural Gas-Directed Policies in the United States with discussion and scenarios for various federal and local level policy initiatives and their impacts on the natural gas industry. More information on the release of the report and the full publication are available in the Center for Energy Studies Blog.
We're excited to have with us this year in Nashville one of country music's legendary band's - LoneStar. LoneStar is celebrating their 20th year this year with a new album and will be touring the country with already over 90 tour dates planned for North America. This event is
planned during our Tuesday evening special event with support from our Associate Members. This event is by ticket only and for SGA Operating Conference attendees (and registered guests) only, so we are certainly looking forward to this special event in the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum CMA Theater.
We continue our tradition of offering a "just in time" and relevant opportunity for industry professionals to come together on an important topic and share their experiences as well as their challenges in the industry. This year, we focus on Compressor Station Automation & Controls, separate registration is required for this workshop through the Operating Conference registration process. Review and learn more at the workshop web page.
2014 SGA Today Newsletters
Contact Ashlyn Smith (972) 620-4027 to reserve your space for advertising in the 2015 SGA Today newsletter.
Registration Fees (Back to Top)
*Note: If interested in the Operating Conference Day Pass or attending the Best Practices Workshop please contact Member Services
Note: Please remember that each 8 x 10 booth comes with 1 conference pass any additional booth personnel must be registered as well for the conference!
This event follows the SGA Cancellation Policy "A" when cancellation is required.
Hotels (Back to Top)
“Event attendees must contact the hotel directly (either by phone or the posted hotel reservation link) to make their reservations. Any contact to you from a third party claiming to be a booking agent for the SGA should be considered a scam.”
Professional Development Hours (Back to Top)
Professional development hours (PDH) are available for certain sessions. For general information on professional development hours at the SGA, please visit the SGA PDH web page.
Questions (Back to Top)
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Southern Gas Association
3030 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75234
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
SGA is a 501 (c)(6) organization with offices in Dallas. Founded in 1908 we exist to serve our 116 (with 69 subsidiaries) members who conduct business in the following sectors of the natural gas industry:
Although our primary footprint is the lower 17 states our members have assets in 33 states.
SGA is a member-driven organization with over 500 volunteers serving on 60+ Interest Groups and Task Forces managed by 8 Section Managing Committees.