Welcome to the 25th Year!

Thank you for joining us at the PODS Spring Forum that was held
on April 25th in Houston! Join us on October 10th in the Fall!

We Invite You To Join Our Events

Registration is Open for the FALL PODS Forum on October 10th,
Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary!

FALL Forum Program Agenda - October 10, 2023

Hyatt West Houston
13210 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079, United States

2 pm – Welcome from Board President Todd Patterson & 25th Anniversary updates from Monique Roberts

2:20 pm – Committee Updates:

  • Monique Roberts – Executive Director for PODS
  • Deborah Matthews / Jeff Allen – TCG: Active modules review, ILI Module, Utility Network + APR for PODS, BP’s Golden Build
  • Kirk Cameron / Marissa Mijal / Joann Ren / Cody Wood / Andy Bonin – TCDM and Working Groups: Integrity Task Module, Water Model, CP Module, TVC Module
  • Natalie Fisher / Jackie Smith – Training, Education & Events Committee – LMS Demo
  • Deb Colitas – Marketing and PODS Groups – YPP (Young Pipeline Professionals)

3:10 pm – Break

3:20 pm – Speakers & Presentations:

  • Joann Wren, Xylem ‒ Water Model MVP
  • Clark Wiley, SSP ‒ Implementation Demo of PODS7 for Utility Network + APR
  • Keynote Speaker – Shannon Katcher is GTI Energy’s Vice President of Digital Innovation. Shannon develops a strategic approach to digital transformation and directs research efforts, product and service developments, and investment initiatives in the data services and analytics space related to energy systems. She manages a team of GIS experts, software developers, and data analysts. Her team has deep knowledge of connecting the industry’s operational experiences and needs with research programs. Her background is in utilities, energy, GIS, and data management.

4:45 pm – Shuttles leave for TopGolf

5:00 pm – PODS Social at TopGolf

7 :00 pmEND

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Shannon Katcher

Keynote Speaker – Fall Forum

Shannon Katcher is GTI Energy’s Vice President of Digital Innovation. Shannon develops a strategic approach to digital transformation and directs research efforts, product and service developments, and investment initiatives in the data services and analytics space related to energy systems. She manages a team of GIS experts, software developers, and data analysts. Her team has deep knowledge of connecting the industry’s operational experiences and needs with research programs. Her background is in utilities, energy, GIS, and data management.