2020 GITA Virtual Pipeline Forum

The 2020 GITA Virtual Pipeline Forum took place on August 25th - 27th. It brought together professionals and key decision makers from GIS, IT, regulatory compliance and pipeline integrity, as well as the vendor community and policy-makers. Check out the schedule below!

By registering now, you will gain access to all of the recorded content.

 Registration prices for full conference recordings:

GITA Members: $40.00
Non-members: $60.00

 Tuesday, August 25th:

  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM CDT: From New London to San Bruno: Understanding the Impact of Significant Incidents on Pipeline Safety, Keith Coyle, Babst Calland
  • 10:45AM - 11:30AM CDT: The Mega Rule and Principal Arterial Roadways, Sheila McGinty, Williams
  • 12:00PM - 12:45PM CDT: Why Should my Company Have a System or Record? Making the Case for PODS, Jackie Smith, PODS
  • 12:45PM - 1:30PM CDT: Expanding Weld to Weld Alignments to Improve Data Integration, Neal O’Driscoll, Novara GeoSolutions
  • 2:00PM - 2:45PM CDT: PHMSA Compliance Strategies for Gas Transmission Regulation, Chris Hoidal, PHMSA

Wednesday, August 26th:

  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM CDT: The NPMS: What's New for Stakeholders and Pipeline Operators, Leigha Gooding
  • 10:45AM - 11:30AM CDT: Get Ready for NPMS Info Collection, Ron Brush, New Century Software, and Leigha Gooding
  • 12:00PM - 12:45PM CDT: CenterPoint Energy: Monitoring For Pipeline Geohazards In MN, Kyle Woodley, CenterPoint Energy and Mike Fuller, Quantum Spatial 
  • 12:45PM - 1:30PM CDT: Williams Landslide Management Program for the Northeastern United States with a LiDAR Focus, Jonathan Bell and Angela Gray, Williams
  • 2:00PM - 2:45PM CDT: Moderate Consequence Area (MCA) - Road Datasets Challenges, Larry Estrada, Enbridge, and Terry Strahan, G2-IS (recording will be available soon)

Thursday, August 27th:

  • 10:00AM - 11:30AM CDT: Panel Discussion: Mega Rule Challenges and Solutions Needed, Matt Thomas (moderator), Novara GeoSolutions

Ted Tomes, Director, Spatial Data & Analytics - Western Midstream
Derek Lutchko, Manager, Data Integration and GIS, Buckeye Partner
Clint Ratke, Manager, Pipeline Safety, Williams
Al Giordano, Senior Regulatory Consultant, G2-Integrated Solutions

  • 12:00PM - 12:45PM CDT: Innovations in Underground Infrastructure Mapping Reduce Damage During Construction, Geoff Zeiss, Between the Poles
  • 12:45PM - 1:30PM CDT: Advancements in Pipeline System of Record and How That Relates to the Mega Rule, Jeff Allen, ESRI

If you didn't register for the conference, you can do so here to gain access to the recordings!