Convention Agenda

Monday, May 7


Convention Registration
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Park Vista Hotel 

TOGA Board of Directors & Membership Meeting
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.: Park Vista Hotel

Loco Burro Dinner  
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.: Loco Burro

A bucking burro and delicious food will set the stage for the convention's opening night festivities at Gatlinburg's premier Fresh Mex Cantina, Loco Burro

This hosted dinner, including transportation to and from the hotel on private shuttles, will be a fun and exciting way to kickoff the convention! 

Tuesday, May 8


Convention Registration
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Park Vista Hotel

Morning Technical Sessions - 9:00 - 11:45 a.m.

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. – “Welcome Message” Chuck Laine, President, TOGA

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – “Tennessee Legislative Updates,” Rep. John Ragan, Tennessee General Assembly

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m. – TBA

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – “Improving structure contour maps: Regional Structural Elements of the Nashville and Jessamine Domes Using Automated GIS Tools,” Ken Boling, UT

Awards Luncheon - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Park Vista Hotel

  • TOGA Annual Awards Presentation

Afternoon Technical Sessions - 1:15 - 3:00 p.m.
Park Vista Hotel

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. – “Tax Law Update,” Kevin McCollum, Coulter & Justus

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. – “Tennessee Regulatory Updates”

  • Scotty Sorrells, Division of Water Resources, TDEC
  • Mike Burton, Oil & Gas Program Supervisor, TDEC (Invited)