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The 20th annual Supply Chain Management Conference serves as a valuable venue for gaining additional knowledge, sharing expertise and vision, promoting the use and value of natural gas and providing solutions to the industry’s supply chain sector.   

Southern Gas Association hosts this annual event where supply chain and procurement professionals from natural gas operating, supplier, engineering, and contractor companies, as well as industry associations,  will gather. All will have an opportunity to learn how organizations are meeting the challenges of an ever-changing supply chain industry, complying with new and unforeseen regulations, reaching enterprise-wide supplier diversity goals, and understanding the effects of current and future tariffs and trade issues.  The Supply Chain Management Conference provides a forum for strategic planning on the industry’s immediate and future priorities which are shaped in close consultation with industry experts serving on the conference planning committee.

In addition to individual sessions at the Supply Chain Management Conference, the Southern Gas Association will provide Professional Development Hours (PDH) upon completion of sessions during the conference.

Who Should Attend :  Senior executives in the natural gas industry who manage supply chains, logistics, strategic sourcing. If you want to learn how to build a more responsive and agile supply chain, here you'll discover how to better position your company for success while implementing new technologies. Approximately 90% of the buying power in the natural gas transmission and distribution industry is in one location.

This conference has a total of 8 hours of PDH.

   

Agenda

 

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Click on the agenda button to the left to download the agenda PDF

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 Attire

Business Casual-Dress in layers as temperatures in the meeting rooms can fluctuate.

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Larry Wyche, President/CEO, Wyche Leadership and Logistic Consulting

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Larry Wyche is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General. He last served as the deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command. Prior to his last assignment, Wyche served as the Special Assistant to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He has also served as commanding general of the Combined Arms Support Command, commanding general of the Sustainment Center of Excellence (SCoE) and Senior Mission Commander for Fort Lee, Virginia.

 

"We are Warfighter Logisticians and Supporters, prepared to give the shirts off our backs and boots off our feet, to support the fight. We will never say no, as long as there is one gallon of gas to give, or one bullet to give"

 

Larry just finished writing a book "Shirts Off our Backs; Boots Off Our Feet" by the dedicated men and women who serve in the Department of Defense's logistics and Supply Chain organizations. The book is for leaders, logisticians and Supply Chain professionals who are obsessed with customer support while creating value for the organizations they serve. Larry is passionate about four things.  Leadership, Supply Chain and Logistics, his family and his faith. 

 

Larry believes that leadership matters in the field but that often supply chain is viewed as an afterthought. Instead, he believes that supply chain professionals can use supply chain to drive value to the C-Suite.  Supply Chain, when viewed from a leadership perspective impacts cash flow, risk mitigation, safety, inventory and can drive improvements to the bottom line.

 

Larry is a highly decorated Lieutenant General that has served our country well. His keynote-Logistics leadership, a critical component for companies seeking a competitive advantage through supply chain management and logistics, is sure to inform, motivate and inspire.

  

Join SGA in welcoming a dedicated serviceman to SGA’s Supply Chain Conference.

 

 

 

 

Activities

 

  ACTIVITIES

Golf Tournament | Wolfdancer Golf Club

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 12:30 - 5:00 pm 

Situated at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resorts and Spa, Wolfdancer Golf Club is an award-winning public golf course found just 20 miles east of Austin. Wolfdancer, named in tribute to the heritage of the Tonkawa tribe of Central Texas, will test a golfer's skills across a mix of terrains. 

Pricing: $180 (includes range, green fee & boxed lunch)

Four Person Scramble - Shotgun Start

Contact the Club to rent golf clubs at (512) 308-9653

 

Winery Tour

       Wednesday, February 26 10:00am - 4:30pm

Travel along the rolling hills and scenic backroads of the famed Texas Hill Country. On this excursion, you will visit two Texas vineyards where you will learn about the Texas wine industry and of course, sample award-winning wine. You will also visit the historic town of Dripping Springs where you will have lunch at an authentic Tex-Mex restaurant. Try the fajitas, cheese enchiladas, or caldo de pollo. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the Texas Hill Country.

Pricing: $180

 

Welcome Reception Dinner Golf Awards

Wednesday, February 26 | 6:30 - 9:30pm

 

Dinner Reception

Thursday, February 27 | 6:00 - 9:00pm

WD 17th golfer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
The Wolfdancer Golf Club at Lost Pines| 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road Lost Pines, TX 78612

 

 

 

                                           

 

 

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HYATT REGENCY LOST PINES RESORT& SPA

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa is a perfect place for a relaxing Texas getaway 23 miles outside of Austin. Spend some time floating down our lazy river, horseback riding, kayaking the Colorado River, or hiking through nearby McKinney Roughs Nature Park. 

 

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Exclusive Room Rate Ends January 29, 2020

Room Rate: $234 (Single/Double Occupancy)

Resort Fee: $5 per room per day plus tax

SGA does not use third-party agents for booking. 

 

To reserve your room over the phone, contact the hotel at (512) 308-1234 and ask for the Southern Gas Association rate to receive discounted pricing.

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Explore Hyatt Regency Lost Pines

Discover the charming Texas hill country while you stay with us just 23 miles outside of Austin. Spend your days horseback riding through the wilderness, kayaking down the Colorado River, or hiking any of the nearby outdoor trails. Guests can take advantage of our complimentary bike rentals to explore the hotel’s 405 acres with ease. 

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Conference Pricing

 

CONFERENCE PRICING 

 (to receive a 4% discount contact Member Services)

Member (ALL) Early Registration available through 1-8-20 midnight    $725
Member (Operating) Regular Registration  after 1-8-20 midnight      $850
Member (Associate) Regular Registration  after 1-8-20 midnight     $900
Non- Member Registration $1,200
Associate Non-Member Registration $1,725
Spouse/Guest    $275
Golf    $180
Winery Tour 
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SGA is excited to report that we are partnering with NGA to present the 2020 Supply Chain Management Conference.

The Conference brings supply chain professionals together with businesses who provide goods and services to the industry. This is a great opportunity to meet other industry supply chain personnel, learn new ideas and how industry supply chain challenges are being addressed by other companies, complying with new and unforeseen regulations and understanding the effects of current and future tariffs and trade issues.

The Northeast Gas Association (NGA) is a regional trade association that focuses on education and training, operations, planning, technology research and development, and increasing public awareness of natural gas in the Northeast U.S. NGA represents natural gas distribution companies, transmission companies, liquefied natural gas importers, and manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. These member companies provide natural gas to approximately 13 million customers in nine states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont). Its web address is: www.northeastgas.org/

NGA members get SGA members pricing rate at the time of registration. Northeast Gas Association Members: Please contact  Eileen Sitte at esitte@northeastgas.org or Member Services

 

Thank you to the Supply Chain Management and Committees for your dedication to advancing the natural gas industry. Your work in planning the 2020 Supply Chain Management Conference is invaluable.

 

 

SGA Cancellation Policy

This event follows the SGA Cancellation Policy "A"  when cancellation is needed

 

 

Questions

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