Event Calendar


2011 Supply Chain Management Conference

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February 16-18, 2011

Barton Creek Resort - Austin, TX





Click on a link below to view materials from the February 2011 conference:

Conference Co-Chairmen

David Englert, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline and Brad Frantzen, Sensus Metering Systems





Keynote Speaker: Loren Scott, PhD, President, Loren S. Scott &  Associates      Dr. Scott will look at the impact of the spill and moratorium on tourism, fisheries and the oil and gas industry. He will also take a critical look at President Obama's Commission to investigate the spill. Even absent the moratorium, insurance issues, permitting issues, and new rules from the renewed MMS will impact the level of activity in the Gulf. He will also look at Obamanomics and why GDP growth rates in excess of 3% are highly unlikely over the next two years 

PHMSA Overview and Update - Where do we go from here? - Steve Rapp, Spectra Energy; Dan Martin, El Paso Pipeline;  and Steve Nanney and Jeff Gilliam, DOT/PHMSA.   The industry's leading authorities on PHSMSA regulatory issues will share the latest information.

21st Century Skill Sets – The Special Skills Needed To Do the Job Today and Tomorrow - strategic, financial, technological, cultural, and collaborative- Sam Farney, Principal, Supply Chain Advisors Inc.

Improving Project Management - Drew Rosen Ph.D., Professor of Operations Management, Cameron School of Business, University of North Carolina Wilmington
This presentation will offer an approach to improving project management by discussing the importance of proper communication techniques. For project teams to be successful we need tools to bridge the gap between the many functional areas involved in managing the project and engage team members. This presentation will discuss two critical techniques to achieve these goals; facilitation and negotiation; keys to productivity in project management.

Industry Project Development & Expansion Outlook: A View from the Top - Hear from industry leaders their expectations for the gas industry going forward.   New projects,  expansion plans, capital investments,  impact of regulatory changes and more. .........Panelists will include Greg Rizzo, President, Spectra Energy Services; Jay Sutton, Vice President, AGL Engineering and Construction and John Jensen, Vice President, El Paso Exploration and Production Operations.  Moderated by Mack Brothers, Vice President, IHS Consulting Services. 

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Event Information


Gas Company Registration

Gas company participants pay one fee and may register up to five people.

Includes 2 receptions, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, refreshment breaks and meeting materials.

Associate Member Registration

Associate Members (vendors/suppliers) pay a different fee for this conference than gas company attendees.

Please select the Associate Member fee when completing the registration form.


Guests may attend social events for an additional fee.


Barton Creek

Special Events

There was a golf outing.


Contact Jane Butler (972) 620-4023 for information.

SGA Contact

Member Services or Pat Downey




Page updated: Nov. 20 2011