Next Generation Work Group

Work Group Members

Peter Veenstra, TRC (Co-Chair)

Chad Corcoran, Andeavor (Co-Chair)

Buddy Nagel, Kinder Morgan

Dan Palazzolo, Williams

Jeff Allen, Esri

Kirk Cameron, New Century Software

Michael Ray, Geofields

Todd Patterson, Buckeye


Phase One

Phase One of Next Generation will define the PODS core and design and document the data interchange. An aggressive timeline has been launched and progress will be reported at Pipeline Week Conference. To expedite execution of this effort, PODS has hired a contractor for the technical work.

Contractor Hired

Image Matters LLC has been selected by PODS Association following a series of reviews. Kurt Buehler, President of Image Matters, is a recognized leader, with industry expertise in standards development, data modeling and creation of data standards. Their experts have created similar work for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and have successfully led or contributed to inoperability projects such as Geospatial Interoperability Framework (FEMA), and the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM).

Supporting Documents

PODS Webinar Recording 8/30/2017

October 2016 White Papers

Next Gen Project Charter Final

Next Generation Scope

May 25/26 Work Session Meeting Minutes (Members Only)

Next Gen Webinar 082316 FINAL

PODS_NextGen_Infographic_20160622Next Gen Infographic (click image to enlarge)

2016 Forum – Presentation during PUG: