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July Issue of the Network News – Now Available

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SGA Network News – July 2018

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Upcoming Webinars
Shiftwork & Shift Scheduling Practices

Do you know what the most common shift features and schedules are being utilized in shift scheduling practices of gas control operations? Do you know how they were selected?

Join in on this webinar to learn industry best practices for assessing and changing shift schedules, technical input on evaluating shift schedules and review methods for engaging your workforce to conduct a shift schedule change management process.

PresenterAndrew Moore-Ede, Circadian

Tuesday, July 10, 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT

Register Today

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Webinar Pricing – Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149

FREE to Employees of SGA Network PLUS+ Members

Sponsored by SGA’s Gas Control Committee

Engineering Innovation Awards Presentations

SGA’s 2018 Engineering Innovation Award presentations will be open to the membership for viewing, and we want you to join in on the action! As a participant, you will get to hear from their industry peers on innovative strategies that have proven successful at member companies.

Not only will you walk away with proven strategies for success but you will also get to help decide the winner of this year’s award. Here’s how it will work…

  • We want YOU to be the judge this year. Join the Distribution Engineering Committee and your peers on a live webinar to help us decide which company deserves to be the 2018 winner.
  • Following the webinar, you will be directed to a survey, where you’ll be able to pick the best program!

Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 CT

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FREE to Employees of SGA Member Companies

Sponsored by SGA’s Distribution Engineering Committee

Keep an Eye Out for These Upcoming Programs! 

  • Best Practices of Being a Good Corporate Neighbor 
  • Recruiting the Right Person: All the Resources Available for Recruitment
  • Business Acumen – Understanding an Annual Report with Examples from SGA Member Companies
  • The Leader’s Role in Driving the Culture
SGAnetwork Programs
Did you miss last month’s Change Management Panel Discussion?

The goal of this webinar is to raise awareness of the concept of and the need for proper change management in our real world environments. Participants will gain a better understanding of proper change management as critical to return on investment of change initiatives in your organizations.

What you can learn:

  • How to ensure structure while being flexible and responsive to manage change in regulatory-driven natural gas industry
  • What some of the best communication strategies
  • How to get people to accept change
  • Who is the best messenger to lead organizational change

PresentersJamie Capehart, Traveling Coaches; Fran Johnson, Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division; Kandi Gongora, Goodway Group; Kenny Leckie, Goodway Group

Access Playback 

Access Playback

Exclusively available for FREE to employees of SGA Network Members

These programs are only offered to SGAnetwork members. Not sure if your company is a member? Check here. Interested in learning more? Contact Gary Hines.

Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Trainings

Natural Gas Champions Workshop –Offered as separate registration or in conjunction with 2018 Marketing, Customer Experience and Communications Conference

Learn how to be an effective advocate for natural gas in this pre-event workshop. We’ll dig deep on the data and facts and use activities to make you more comfortable when talking about energy in your community.

GMRC Engine Analyzer & Reliability Workshop – Join your colleagues and other professionals for this informative workshop designed to equip analysts and engineers of all levels in the natural gas industry with predictive and preventative maintenance solutions that can be immediately implemented to their current initiatives.

GMRC Foundation Design and Repair Workshop

This workshop provides valuable guidance for maintaining reliability of compressors, including the latest compressor mounting and foundation design and repair techniques.

Visit for more information on upcoming trainings and events.

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