2019 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference

Title sponsors Miss Utility, District One Call and Miss Utility of Delmarva will once again host the Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference (GCDPTC) this fall! The 11th annual GCDPTC will take place Oct. 22-25, 2019 at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, Md.

Since its launch in 2009, the GCDPTC has provided facility operators, locators, excavators, regulators, engineers and other professionals who work near underground facilities with an unrivaled combination of informative training sessions, exhibitors and networking opportunities. Attendees at the 2019 GCDPTC can expect new additions to the comprehensive training session schedule, as well as returning favorites, and networking opportunities, including the seventh annual GCDPTC cornhole tournament and the 10th annual golf tournament.

Breakout session topics for the 2019 GCDPTC will be finalized in the near future, but below is a tentative list of session themes:

  • 811 Public Relations and Outreach
  • Call Center Update: Next Gen
  • Can You Spot the Workplace Hazard?
  • Damage Prevention Family Feud
  • Gas and Electric Safety – Interactive Demonstrations
  • Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Update
  • National Pipeline Perspective – American Gas Association
  • Stakeholder Project Showcase: Purple Line Light Rail
  • You’re the Authority – Case Studies from the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority, PLUS a Delaware Public Service Commission Update

Registration for the 2019 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference is now open! Click here to learn more about registration options, or click the "REGISTER" button to the left or below to register now.

To register for email updates about the conference, please email missutilityconference@gmail.com.

Click here to view photos from the 2018 GCDPTC.

To view a recap of the 2018 GCDPTC, click here. To download PowerPoint presentations from select training sessions offered at the 2018 GCDPTC, click here.


  • When

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - Friday, October 25, 2019

  • Where

  • Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
    10100 Coastal Highway
    Ocean City, Maryland 21842

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