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 AGA Damage Prevention and Marking & Locating Best Practices Roundtable Hosted by CenterPoint Energy 



CenterPoint Energy, 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002


Open to participating members of the AGA Distribution and Transmission Best Practices Program only 

The Best Practices Program roundtables are designed to provide in-depth discussions on company practices and procedures for the specific benchmarking topic.  The roundtables will feature company presentations from top-performing companies (identified through the benchmarking data reports) as well as companies identified for having unique programs or practices (identified through the questionnaire response summaries).

The Damage Prevention Best Practices Roundtable will be held jointly with Distribution and Transmission Best Practices Program participants.  The roundtable will be held August 23 – 25, 2011 at CenterPoint Energy’s Corporate Headquarters, 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX  77002, scheduled to begin Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00 a.m. with the General Session.  The General Session will include a welcome address by CenterPoint Energy’s VP of Operations followed by “best practices” company presentations on specific processes and practices that have contributed to their outstanding operational performance.  In addition, you will also hear from companies with unique practices that have helped to improve the company’s operational efficiency.  Following the company presentations, meeting attendees will assemble with their respective breakout groups for in-depth group discussions on specific operational challenges and identify best practices to address those challenges.  The roundtable will conclude with a best practices summary presentation from each breakout group.  The meeting is scheduled to adjourn on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at  3:00 p.m.

Meeting Registration: To register for this meeting, please use the "Registration Information" link in the left column of this page.  If you are having problems registering online for the Damage Prevention Best Practices Roundtable, please contact:

Aaron Johnson
Program Services Specialist, Operations & Engineering
Phone: (202) 824-7183; E-mail:

If you have questions about the Operations Best Practices Program, please contact:

Nneka Assing
Director, Engineering Services
Phone: (202) 824-7332; E-mail:

We look forward to seeing you in Houston!


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