2020 PODS SPRING TRAINING
Training on the Fundamentals
PODS Association is excited to provide a six-part training series beginning May 4th. This training is in collaboration with TeachMeGIS who started with PODS by providing training last Fall. This promises to be a dynamic, informative training led by instructor Julie Parker.
Julie Parker is a respected leader, and geospatial professional who has spent her 20-year career concentrated on providing impactful, location-based information and solutions to the clients she serves. With over a decade of focused experience in the Energy industry, Julie has worked with companies of all sizes and in various locations throughout the U.S. and abroad from global “Super Majors” to small regional operators.
PODS 2020 ONLINE SPRING FORUM
SESSION 1, FORUM May 5th, 2020
1. Regulatory Update and Discussion– Chris McLaren, PHMSA
PPT presentation and Q & A
2. Panel: National Petroleum Council Report,
Lisa Madden, ExxonMobil
Doug Sauer, Phillips 66
Todd Patterson, PODS Board Member, Buckeye Partners
SESSION 2, FORUM May 19th, 2020
Register NOW or get the recording at on your own time. The remaining online sessions will be over multiple days, with sessions about an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes each. Multi-day agenda found here (*all times are CST. All sessions will be recorded and available to members at a later date.)
PODS 7.01 status and progress: 9-9:30 am
An Examination of how PODS data management programs are positioned within Operator Companies- 9:30-10:15 am
This moderated panel will describe how their companies fit GIS/PODS system-of-record into their companies, e.g. IT, Integrity Engineering, GIS enterprise-wide.
Moderator: Todd Patterson
Panelists: Dale Boyette, DCP Midstream and Katy Rich, Williams
Thank you for participating in the 2020 Election for Board of Directors
PODS election was ratified by the Board at their March 17th meeting.
Elected to the board:
Todd Patterson, Buckeye
Brian McCormick, ExxonMobil
Chad Corcoran, Marathon
Chad Hultman, OneOK
Gypsy Morinelli, Chevron
Natalie Fisher, Enbridge
Rick Roberts, PetroIT
Other changes in the Board:
PODS President Jackie Smith has taken a new position with Rosen Group. The PODS Board voted to move her to the vacant seat previously held by Sam Acheson(Rosen). This position expires in 2021.