October 31 Natural Gas Community - In Person Session at UA Week

When:  Oct 31, 2023 from 09:30 to 12:00 (ET)

Join the Natural Gas Analytics Community LIVE and in person at UA Week taking place Tuesday, October 31st at 9:30 AM ET. During this community conversation, we'll be joined by Chris Ivanov, Director of Forecasting and Optimization at Madison Gas and Electric and Pavel Ozhogin, Director, Data Science at National Grid who will be facilitating our two-part session on the following topics:

  • Topic #1: Exploring Generative AI and the Art of the Possible for Natural Gas Analytics
  • Topic #2: Advancement of and Changing the Safety Culture in Natural Gas Utilities
Session Description: Join us for a dynamic session that covers two important topics. First, we'll delve into Generative AI with a focus on the art of the possible within natural gas analytics. We'll explore how organizations are currently utilizing ChatGPT5 and the art of the possible with this technology. Additionally, we'll discuss other examples of Generative AI, such as Databricks' open-sourced Dolly, Microsoft's private sandboxes, AI-based career trajectory assignments, and IBM Watson's applications. We'll also address data privacy safeguards, availability of AI applications for employees, handling incorrect connections in AI-generated data, and the level of AI adoption in different industries. In the second part of the session, we'll discuss the advancement and changing safety culture in natural gas utilities. Through small group breakout sessions, we'll cover topics like contractor safety, fostering psychological safety, ergonomics safety, preventing fatalities, regulatory frameworks, leadership and management's role, training and education, risk assessment and management, technology and innovation, employee engagement and communication, continuous improvement and lessons learned, and collaboration and industry partnerships. We'll conclude with real-world examples and an opportunity to share your company's collaborations with data analytics organizations.
Please note this session will only take place in person at UA Week. No virtual option will be available. Please register for UA Week to attend this session.
If you have any questions regarding this session, or any of our other sessions taking place at UA Week, please reach out to UAI's Membership Coordinator, Kevin Praet at kpraet@utilityanalytics.com


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