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September 16, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 11:30 am

Our Special Speakers


9:15 AM – 9:50 AM – Breakout Session

Artificial Intelligence and Web Ticket Quality

Virginia811 and Virginia Tech’s Statistical Applications and Innovations Group (SAIG) Partnership in Improving Auditing  

Join Dr. Van Mullekom and Kenny Spade as they provide an update on Virginia811’s 2020 PHMSA Grant funding  which funds the use of artificial intelligence allowing for 100% ticket auditing when entered by Web Ticket Entry Users.  How does this help you? Virginia811 QA/QC specialists can identify ticket quality concerns and reach out to users and verify ticket information almost immediately. 


10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Welcome 

Virginia811 Update  

Virginia811 President and CEO, B. Scott Crawford, gives an overview of our organization’s Q3 performance and provide information about overall operations at the Notification Center.   


10:30 AM – 11:15 AM – Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sylvester Johnson

Dr. Johnson discusses advances in technology, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence. What are the ethical issues associated with this technology?  His informative presentation explores the ways artificial intelligence is being used in the world today.  As Virginia811 also considers how artificial intelligence facilitates comprehensive auditing efforts, Dr. Johnson puts this initiative in a global context.  


11:15 AM – 11:25 AM 

Conclusion and Prize Drawings  

Be sure to stay for our entire meeting to be eligible for door prizes! 

Note: this is a Zoom webinar and not a Zoom meeting.


September 16, 2020
9:15 am - 11:30 am
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