About

The APGA Security and Integrity Foundation’s (SIF) Operations Conference and the APGA Marketing & Sales Trends & Training Conference (MSTTC) continue to offer natural gas professionals the opportunity to learn about timely marketing and operations issues at one time and location. For the second year, the APGA/SGA Gas Policy Conference (GPC) will be held alongside the other conferences and will feature presentations on the policy and politics affecting the natural gas end-use market.

 

Conference Brochure (PDF)

 


  • The annual APGA MSTTC provides exceptional speakers and presentations to help attendees increase the use of natural gas in their communities.
  • The annual SIF Operations Conference focuses on pipeline safety and new technology for natural gas operations and pipeline safety.
  • The APGA GPC has an agenda full of natural gas policy issues and their effects on the natural gas direct-use market.

These conferences are held concurrently for those who wish to attend all conferences’ sessions.

When: March 29 – 31

Where: Savannah Marriott Riverfront in Savannah, Georgia 

100 General McIntosh Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

APGA Room Rate: $175/night plus taxes 

Call (912) 233-7722 to reserve your rooms by phone

Hotel Reservations

 

Attendee Registration: The cost to attend is $495 per person. While an attendee may attend any session, please choose only one conference (MSTTC, SIF, or GPC) you plan to primarily attend when you register. 

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Registration (PDF)

 

If you are registering multiple people from your company, please choose GROUP registration to pay for all at once. If you are registering a group of attendees from one company, please choose group registration to pay for all attendees at once. On a group registration, you can change individual's primary conference by clicking CHANGE RATES to select (MSTTC, SIF, or GPC).  

Exhibitor Registration: Registration fee is $775 and includes registration for one person, booth space, food and beverage functions, and attendance at conference sessions.  The cost for each additional exhibitor attendee is $495 per person.

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Registration (PDF)

 

Keynote Sessions: All three conferences will come together with two keynote presentations: Alan Mayberry, PHMSA Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety, and Dr. Ken Morgan of TCU Institute.

 

Gas Policy Conference Overview and Agenda: The APGA/SGA GPC has an agenda full of natural gas policy issues and their effects on natural gas direct-use. Highlights include natural gas’ role in the new administration’s federal energy policy, naturals gas’ role in the larger environmental debate, lessons from legislative and regulatory issues impacting Canada’s natural gas use, natural gas’ role in agricultural economy, the future of CHP and fuel cells, and code changes.

 

 

Marketing & Sales Trends & Training Conference Overview and Agenda: MSTTC sessions include national accounts, marketing best practices, the real P&L statement, home CNG fueling options, NGV/CNG updates, findings from a study on natural gas products in the home, marketing programs from the 2016 Marketing & Sales Award winners, PLUS a pre-conference customer training session  presented by Nancy Dove.

 

 

SIF Operations Conference Overview and Agenda: This year’s SIF Operations Conference sessions include NAPSR’s outlook for pipeline safety, an update from PHMSA, new technologies and services for distribution operators, proposed transmission regulations, roundtable discussions, and a panel on how operators plan to comply with the excess flow valve rule.