Upcoming Summer Committee Summit: July 25-28
Author: Sarah Magruder Lyle, CGA President and CEO
CGA is looking forward to our upcoming Summer Committee Summit happening July 25-28 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. Attendees will enjoy three productive days of working committee meetings for all of CGA’s committees, networking opportunities and more with fellow members and damage prevention stakeholders. Please note, advance registration is required to attend the Summit. Additionally, hotel space is limited, so be sure to book your hotel accommodations HERE using CGA’s room block rate as soon as possible.
Summit attendees will have access to CGA Committee meetings, including the Best Practices, Data Reporting & Evaluation, Educational Programs & Marketing, OSCI and Technology committees. In addition, members will learn more about the Damage Prevention Institute, and hear from general session speakers highlighting the latest updates and trends in damage prevention. The Summit also will also offer ample networking opportunities for attendees to connect with other damage prevention professionals, including a golf outing and reception.
Registration is free for CGA members with the exception of the OCSI Golf Get-Together. Payment for golf and equipment rentals will be handled directly through the Pro Shop. Attendees can register for the specific events they plan to attend.
Additionally, North Carolina 811 will be hosting a free tour of their one call facility on Monday, July 25 – register soon as space is limited.
Click here to find the Summit’s schedule-at-a-glance and learn more about what is in store. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I look forward to seeing everyone next month in Greensboro!
New member spotlight: Talman Consultants
Author: Khrysanne Kerr, VP of Marketing and Outreach
Talman Consultants is a WBENC, WDBE-certified utility engineering design consulting firm. Their comprehensive and collaborative Concept to Construction (CTC) model ensures that clients “Design to Build”.
Talman serves as a strategic partner for utility leaders, helping them make smarter investment decisions to secure a competitive advantage, based on a wealth of knowledge in both the design and construction of complex infrastructure projects.
Talman takes a 360 view of the entire Project Lifecycle, uncovering opportunities and anticipating problems that often are missed. Their collaborative business model and proprietary process RAMP™, uniquely connects all utility stakeholders to shared goals, optimizing speed to market and return on investment.
Talman’s team leverages extensive experience with leading utilities on large scale, complex projects. According to Talman, they understand clients’ business strategies and work to deliver streamlined project life cycles that support them. We integrate well with larger project teams applying best practices, transparent reporting and accurate, timely forecasts.
Strong relationships with public, private and governmental entities enable Talman to negotiate the best possible time-to-market solution for getting work approved in the public right of way.