August 6-8, 2024

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Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit


August 6-8, 2024 | Springfield, IL

MEA has been offering best-in-class gas operations training since 1923. This annual event is attended by natural gas crews, foreman, supervisors, managers, and directors. The summit features keynotes, exhibits, pre-conference courses, and tracks on compliance, safety, measurement and control, distribution and technology, engineering, and technical training. MEA Gas Committees create the agenda for this event.

Summit Highlights

  • Classroom sessions led by industry experts
  • Keynote and breakout session options
  • Thought leaders and industry innovators
  • Dedicated time with vendors
  • Connections with peers
  • Attendee networking opportunities

Educational Tracks

  • Distribution & Technology
  • Leadership and Workforce Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Safety & Training
  • Engineering & Technical Training
  • Measurement & Control

Attendee Types

  • Field Supervisors & Managers
  • Field Service Crew Leaders & Personnel
  • Operations Supervisors & Managers
  • Operations Technicians of All Levels
  • Safety Personnel
  • Emerging & Existing Leaders in Utility Operations


Venue, hotel reservations, travel, and parking information to be announced soon.


Sessions and details to be announced soon. Agenda subject to change.

PDH certificates available upon request. 

Feel free to check out last year’s program for reference.


Speakers and presenters to be announced soon.


Member and non-member registration rates and dates to be announced soon.

Attendee registration fees for this event typically range from $475-$675 per person.


If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Vetsch at (651) 289-9600 x132.