Annual Operations Conference

                               
 


ABBREVIATED AGENDA  See full agenda below.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Inaugural Bass Fishing Tournament
Fish Fry Social
Monday, October 15, 2018
Golf Tournament
11th Annual Michael Hester BBQ Cook-Off
Exhibitor Setup
BBQ Social
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Speaker Sessions
Scholarship Auction Banquet
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Exhibitor Tear-down
Speaker Sessions
LGA Annual Meeting
LMGA Board Meeting

FISHING TOURNAMENT
Come on out to the beautiful Red River for LGA's FIRST EVER Fishing Tournament. Cash prizes for winners! Rules will be posted and distributed to registrants in October. Proceeds are to support the LGA Marketing Committee's GetGasLA.com project. 
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BBQ COOK-OFF TOURNAMENT
It's that time of year! Join us for the 11th Annual Michael Hester BBQ Cook-Off. Whether you're participating in the Cook-off or just enjoying the food, this is sure to be a great time for all! 
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SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT
We hope you'll join on for a beautiful & challenging 18 holes at Links on the Bayou for our Golf Tournament benefiting the LGA Scholarship Program.
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VISITING ALEXANDRIA
There is much to see & do in Alexandria & Cenla! Bring your family along for a great time! 
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AGENDA
 
                                           SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018
6:45 am Inaugural Bass Fishing Tournament Blast-off  benefiting the LGA Marketing Committee 
2:30 pm Inaugural Bass Fishing Tournament Weigh-in
5:00 - 7:00 pm Fish Fry Social
   
  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018
5:00 am - 4:00 pm 11th Annual Michael Hester BBQ Cook-off
8:30 am Golf Tournament Registration benefitting the LGA Scholarship Program
3:00 - 5:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
5:00 - 9:00 pm BBQ Social & Cornhole Tournament benefitting the LGA Marketing Committee
   
  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018
7:30 - 9:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am Electrification presented by Dave Schryver, APGA
9:00 - 10:15 am MUNI TRACK:  Loss & Unaccounted for Gas Issues & Maintenance Overview presented by CJ Arnold & Nick Meole
9:00 - 10:15 am GAS TRACK:  Best Practices for Meter Reading & Maintenace,
James Burrell & Cody Laborde, Atmos Energy
10:15 - 10:30 am  Break
10:30 - 11:45 am MUNI TRACK:  APGA Update presented by Dave Schryver, APGA
10:30 - 11:45 am                         GAS TRACK:  Cross Bore Awareness Roundtable
Daniel Waguespack (Atmos Energy), Todd Hebert (CenterPoint Energy), Josh Graham (CES), Charlie Gauthier (Ditch Witch). Moderated by Diana Wilcox.
11:45 - 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 - 2:00 pm OPS Update presented by LA DNR Office of Pipeline Safety
2:00 - 3:00 pm Public Awareness & Damage Prevention Update presented by LA DNR Office of Pipeline Safety
3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 - 4:00 pm GetGasLA.com Update  presented by LGA Marketing Committee
4:00 - 5:00 pm Roundtable Discussion lead by Dave Schryver, APGA
6:00 - 10:00 pm Social with Exhibitors; Live & Silent Auction; LGA 2018 Scholarship Presentation
   
  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018
7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 - 9:00 am GASTEC Update presented by Diana Wilcox, LGA GASTEC Committee Chair
9:00 - 9:30 am LGA Educational Seminar Update presented by Terry Thibodeaux, LGA Education Committee Chair
9:30 - 9:45 am Break
9:45 - 10:15 am PERI Update presented by Bill Lowry & Richard Browning
10:15 - 10:45 am LGA Membership Meeting
11:00 - 12:00 pm LMGA Board Meeting