Conference Agenda

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Sunday, July 23
12:00 PM Registration Desk Open
12:00 PM Optional Tours & Excursions
5:30 PM Welcome Reception
Monday, July 24
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 AM Welcome To The APGA Annual Conference!
Moderator: Jim Hodges, APGA Chairman
Executive Vice President & CEO, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas, Smithville, TN
8:20 AM  Chairman’s Update
Jim Hodges, APGA Chairman
9:00 AM APGA Awards Presentations
9:30 AM  Networking Break With Exhibitors
10:00 AM Door Prize Giveaways In The General Session
10:10 AM Gild Of Ancient Supplers Award Presentation
10:15 AM The War On Hydrocarbons
Steve Goreham, Author, Futurist & Environmental Researcher
11:00 AM APGA System Overall Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards
11:15 AM Natural Gas Pathways: Towards a Clean and Renewable Energy Future for California
George Minter, SoCal Gas
12:00 PM General Session Adjourns
12:00 PM Optional Tours & Excursions / Free Time
1:00 PM Golf Tournament (The Presidio)
Tuesday, July 25
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 AM Welcome!
Moderator: Greg Henderson, APGA First Vice Chairman
President & CEO, Southeast Gas, Andalusia, AL
8:15 AM Benefits, Opportunities And Challenges For The Direct‐Use Of Natural Gas
Arthur Corbin, Municipal Gas Authority Of Georgia
Dave Schryver & Dan Lapato, American Public Gas Association
9:45 AM Networking Break With Exhibitors
10:05 AM  Door Prize Giveaways In The General Session
10:10 AM Recognition of Retiring APGA Board Members
10:15 AM Global Natural Gas Trends Impacting Our Market
David Carroll, Gas Technology Institute
11:00 AM Relationships, Trust And Relentless Advocacy
Zach Wamp, Zach Wamp Consulting
11:45 AM General Session Adjourns
12:00 PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions & Box Lunch
• Operations & Safety
• Elected & Appointed Officials: Elissa Richards, National Energy Foundation
• Networking For APGA Past Chairmen
2:30 PM APGA Board Of Directors’ Meeting
5:30 PM Chairman’s Reception, Dinner, Awards & Entertainment
• APGA Distinguished Service Award
• Entertainment: Jay Alexander, Magician & Mind Reader
Wednesday, July 26
7:00 AM Breakfast Buffet
7:30 AM APGA Research Foundation Board Of Directors’ Meeting
9:00 AM The President’s Report
Bert Kalisch, American Public Gas Association
9:45 AM APGA Annual Meeting
10:30 AM Adjournment