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PGCC 2024 Sessions

18:00 - 20:00 2nd Floor Amstel Ballroom Foyer

Welcome Reception + Registration Open

Join us for a networking welcome reception and grab your badge! Unwind and mingle with fellow event attendees during a lively happy hour. It's the perfect opportunity to connect, engage in meaningful conversations, and kick off the event in a relaxed and social atmosphere.

8:00 – 9:00 2nd Floor Amstel Ballroom Foyer

Networking Coffee & Pastries and Check-In

If you missed the chance to get your badge, join us for coffee and pastries and check-in for the conference. Full breakfast is offered at the hotel restaurant.

9:15 – 9:30 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Welcome and Event Overview

9:30 – 9:45 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Opening Keynote

Our executive keynote speaker will provide insights into their compliance readiness strategies and how they are guiding the way forward.

9:45 – 10:45 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Ensure Compliance with the New EU Methane Regulation

Join us for a stimulating panel discussion on the crucial topics of methane emission quantification and reduction given the new EU Methane Regulation and emission reporting scheme of OGMP 2.0.

On this 360-degree panel you will have access to industry experts who helped shape these new regulations, peers who are ready to ensure compliance, and thought leaders who can help you streamline your business operations to make a giant leap forward.

This panel promises a comprehensive view of the new EU Methane Regulation and the natural gas sector's commitment to addressing methane emissions. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge to shape the industry's sustainable future.

Note:  German and Dutch translations are available onsite.

10:45 – 11:15 2nd Floor Amstel Ballroom Foyer

Coffee Break and Networking

11:15 – 12:00 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Technology Station Live Demonstration

Hands-on demonstration of Picarro's latest hardware and software including their new handheld device and emissions360 software. Get a first-hand look at our latest hardware methane detection technology, designed to complement our existing vehicle-based data collection and bring methane emissions and leak detection management to the next level of integration.

12 – 13:30 1st Floor, Leo's Restaurant

Lunch Break

13:30 – 13:45 TBD

Gather together for a fun photo op!

13:45 – 16:00 Amstel 2, Amstel 4 and De Dam

Break Out Sessions

The most critical and engaging portion of our event, these breakout sessions will be moderated and organized via regions and languages depending on attendees. We anticipate sessions dedicated to these regions: Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and the UK.

These sessions will be organized onsite to cater to attendees. Moderated by experts in your region, including peers at the forefront of innovation, attendees can collaborate within regional or jurisdictional groups to tackle unique challenges head-on.

  • Workshop I: Merging EU-Methane-Regulation and country-specific compliance rules for network safety
    • LDAR practices
    • Reporting practices 
    • Operational methods (internal vs. external service providers)
  • Workshop II
    • Emissions Measurement and Quantification Playbook: do's, don'ts and best practices
    • Introduction to the topic of network-wide safety assessment and risk-informed leak management
  • Workshop III: Help us explore and define the future of Picarro and P-Cubed
    • Products, features, or improvements
    • Commercial engagement, technical support, program management

16:00 – 16:30 2nd Floor Amstel 3

First Day Wrap

18:30 Hotel Lobby

Let's meet in the lobby to transfer to our evening entertainment! Royal Room, at Cafe de Kroon

19:00 – 22:00 Royal Room at Cafe de Kroon

Join us for drinks and dinner at the Royal Room, located in the center of Amsterdam directly next to Café de Kroon on the 2nd floor.  Views overlooking the Rembrandt Square!

22:00 - 22:30 Return to Hotel

Transportation provided.

8:00 – 9:00 2nd Floor Amstel Ballroom Foyer

Networking Coffee & Pastries

9:15 – 10:00 2nd Floor Amstel 3

We are delighted to welcome Torsten Lotze from E.ON as a guest speaker at our upcoming event. Mr. Lotze will delve into the critical and ever-relevant topic of hydrogen, discussing its future and the significant opportunities it presents. His speech will highlight everything from hydrogen readiness, safety concerns, and the environmental impact of hydrogen.

Mr. Lotze's insights will be invaluable in understanding the pivotal role of hydrogen in our energy future and how we can harness this potential safely and effectively.

10:00 – 10:45 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Break Out session Readout and Q & A

Attendees will hear back from each regional session with the goal of knowledge sharing and open communication. This portion of the conference will be collaborative and allow you to network with peers.

10:45 – 11:15 2nd Floor Amstel Ballroom Foyer

Coffee Break and Networking

11:15 – 12:00 2nd Floor Amstel 3 

Product Update

Designed to take place on the last day of the conference, this product update will bring into focus the latest technologies available to help you drive innovation in your organization.  The team will step you through some exciting advancements in technology. Our aim? To continue supporting the natural gas industry in its efforts to reduce emissions, enhance public safety, and maximize gas asset value.

12:00 – 12:30 2nd Floor Amstel 3

Closing keynote TBA.

Our final speaker will provide highlights of key strategies uncovered during our 2 days together and provide attendees with real world guidelines to take back to their organizations.

12:30 – 12:40 2nd Floor Amstel 3 

Wrap and closing remarks.

12:45 – 14:00 1st Floor, Leo's Restaurant

Stay and network with your peers to discuss everything you learned and important takeaways.  Lunch is on us.