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The 2023 CGA Conference and Expo Celebrates its 20th Anniversary.
CGA audience listening to keynote speaker, Susan O’Malley.
Texas811 leaders and staff attended the 2023 Common Ground Alliance (CGA), Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida from April 17 through 21.
The Conference & Expo
offered an abundance of
exhibits, demonstrations
of construction and
excavation equipment
and practices,
informative panel
discussions, and keynote speakers including Susan O’Malley, the first female president of a professional sports franchise, and Major General John Gronski, U.S. Army (Retired). According to the Common Ground Alliance there were more than 1,100 registered attendees representing the utility, construction, insurance, equipment/technology, and other industries.
The 2023 CGA Conference and Expo is the premier event for damage prevention stakeholders to network, gain knowledge, and learn about the latest industry data and technology. The 2023 CGA Conference and Expo also marks the organization’s 20th anniversary and two decades of being the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that brings together 16 stakeholder industries.
Texas811 thanks the Common Ground Alliance for their efforts.
In supporting one common mission: preventing damages to underground infrastructure and protecting those who live and work near these important assets through shared responsibility.
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   Kyle Coggins, CenterPoint Energy and John Sparks, Texas811.
   2023, Issue 3
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