The presentation will focus on emerging energy trends and the opportunities they present to achieve carbon neutral.  Along with Enbridge’s renewed focus on reducing 3rd party damages and the impacts on municipal emergency and utility services.  Path includes leveraging artificial intelligence, influencing the the right excavation behaviours while educating new home owners. 


Michael Abate P.Eng., PMP
Distribution Protection / Operations Support

Michael Abate is a Specialist within Enbridge Gas Inc.’s Distribution Protection group. Utilizing his educational background in engineering, his career at Enbridge has spanned roles in various functions including; engineering, operations, project management and construction. Currently he is focused on supporting the company’s; formal damage prevention management program, process development and improvement activities, and projects to prevent third party damages. Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and is currently undertaking his MBA. He is passionate about challenging operations management projects which provide value and improve safety for both Enbridge Gas Inc., third party excavators, and the public.