November 1-3, 2016
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

2016 Preliminary Conference Agenda

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Tuesday, November 01

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
1A: Prevention Strategies
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Chair:
CDR Zachary H. Pickett, Preparedness & Readiness Planner, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi
Co-Chair:
Rex Anderson, Vice President / Safety/Security/Crisis Management, Energy XXI
Speakers: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a 1,000 Feet of Boom
Abstract
Angie Martin, Vice President, Heritage Environmental Services
Co-Author(s):
Ricky Belk, Area Manager, Heritage Environmental Services
  The Cost of Non-Compliance
Abstract
John K. Carroll III, Vice President, Compliance Services, Witt O'Brien's
  Oil Spill Preparedness Assurance in a Post Macondo World
Abstract
Martin Cramer, Sr. Emergency Response Consultant, ConocoPhillips
Co-Author(s):
Geeva Varghese, External Engagement Advisor, Oil Spill Response USA Inc.
  It is Time to Apply Our Lessons Learned to the Incident Command System
Abstract
Bradford Benggio, Scientific Support Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
3A: Inland Case Studies
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Chair:
Keith Nichols, Senior Scientist, C.K. Associates
Speakers: Crude Oil Derailment, Mount Carbon, West Virginia
Abstract
Dennis Matlock, Federal On Scene Coordinator, US EPA
Co-Author(s):
Melissa Linden, FOSC, US EPA
  Bay Springs, MS Release
Abstract
Hollis Millard, P.G., C - K Associates LLC
  In-Situ Burn Post Burn Recovery Analysis - July 14th, 2015 Incident
Abstract
Patrick J. Bergeron, President/Partner, Forefront Emergency Management, LP
Co-Author(s):
Chris Sanfilippo, Environmental Manager, Texas Petroleum Investment Co

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
4A: Dispersants - Recent Scientific Findings
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Chair:
Barbara Parker, Response Science and Advocacy Manager, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Moderator:
Victoria Broje Ph.D., Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Speakers: Efforts to Address Recent Oil Spill Dispersant Research Challenges
Abstract
Thomas Coolbaugh Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Technology Group Lead, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
Co-Author(s):
Geeva Varghese, External Engagement Advisor, Oil Spill Response USA Inc.
  Comparison of Oil Fate and Exposure from a Deep Sea Blowout, With and Without Subsea Dispersant Injection Treatment
Abstract
Deborah French-McCay, Ph.D., Director of Impact Assessment Services, RPS ASA
Co-Author(s):
Deborah Crowley, Ocean Engineer, RPS ASA
  American Petroleum Institute (API) Research on Subsea Dispersant Injection Project
Abstract
Tim Nedwed Ph.D., Senior Technical Professional, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

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3:15 PM 5:00 PM
State and Federal Updates
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Speaker:
Capt. Joseph Loring*, Chief of Office of Marine Environmental Response (CG-MER), U.S. Coast Guard

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Wednesday, November 02

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
Welcome and General Session

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
1B: Response Communications
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Chair:
Bradford Benggio, Scientific Support Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Co-Chair:
Eddie Murphy, Training & Exercise Specialist, U.S. DOT PHMSA
Speakers: Crisis Management — The Key to Resilience
Abstract
Christina Crue, Vice President, Strategic Advisory Services, Witt O'Brien's
  Communicating and Collaborating with Communities BEFORE a Crisis
Abstract
Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMEPA
  Effective Stakeholder Engagement to Prevent "Information inversion"
Abstract
Marc Mullen, Vice President, PIER™/PIERPro™ Platform and Services, Witt O'Brien's
  National Weather Service Support during a Response
Abstract
Jennifer McNatt*, Sr. Forecaster, NOAA NWS Regional Office

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
2B: Joint Coast Guard - Marine Industry Salvage and Marine Firefighting
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Chair:
Jim Calhoun, Manager, Regulatory Affairs, T&T Salvage, Inc.
Co-Chair:
Jim Elliott, Vice President, American Salvage Association
Panelists:
Jonas Lyborg, Manager/CSO, NSB-USA, LLC
 
Ed Turner, Manager, Response Services, Witt O'Brien's
 
Jim Elliott, Vice President, American Salvage Association

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
3B: Inland Waterway Spill Response Capabilities
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Chair:
Dominic Winslow, Manager HAZMAT Planning, BNSF Railroad
Co-Chair:
Kevin Palm, Sr. Business Development Manager, National Response Corporation (NRC)
Speaker: Tactical Considerations for Planning and Response to Crude by Rail Emergencies
Abstract
Stephen Pepper, Director - Crisis Management, Phillips 66
  Maintaining Wetland Integrity During Spill Response Activities
Abstract
Sherree Dallyn, Senior Environmental Scientist/ Aquatic and Wetland Specialist, SWAT Consulting Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Calvin Murphy, Project Manager, SWAT Consulting Inc.
Joel Block, Project Manager, SWAT Consulting Inc.
  Crude-by-Rail: Inland Waters - Oil Spill Permitting Requirements
Abstract
James Holland, P.E./CEO, Pinnacle Engineering, Inc.

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
4B: Seeking Authorization of Subsea Dispersants
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Chair:
Roger Scheuermann, Special Projects Advisor, HWCG
Co-Chair:
Pat Peavler, Emergency Response Manager, Cobalt International Energy, Inc.
Speakers: API Industry Recommended Subsea Dispersant Monitoring Plan
Abstract
Mike Drieu, HSE Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  Regional Response Team Subsea Dispersant Use Approval Process
Abstract
Michael Sams, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District
  NOAA's Portion to Authorization for Subsea Dispersants
Abstract
Paige Doelling Ph.D., Scientific Support Coordinator, NOAA SSC
  Cascading of Resources - Dispersant Supplier
Abstract
James Hanzalik, Assistant Executive Director, Clean Gulf Associates

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
5B: Emerging International Guidance
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Chair:
Lawrence D. Malizzi, Senior Manager, Project Development, O'Brien & Gere
Co-Chair:
Victoria Broje Ph.D., Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Speakers: Worldwide Applicability of Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology
Abstract
Joseph Mullin, Programme Manager, Joseph Mullin Consulting, LLC
  An Update on Federal and Provincial Canadian Spill Response Rules
Abstract
Alan S. Cofman, Associate, Fernandes Hearn LLP
  Sharpening the Tools in your Response Toolbox
Abstract
Kelly Wilson, Crisis Emergency Management, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  Conducting and Assessing Recent Research Applicability to Dispersant Use Decision-Making
Abstract
Paul Schuler, Director, Regional External Affairs, Oil Spill Response USA Inc.

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
6B: Surveillance - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
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Chair:
Kent Harrington, Manager – ER/Oil Spill Response & Major Accounts, United States Environmental Services
Co-Chair:
Mitch Istre, Senior Emergency Response Consultant, Phillips 66
Speakers: The Multiple Roles of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles during a Response
Abstract
David Palandro, Engineering Associate, Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil
Co-Author(s):
Tim Nedwed, Ph.D., Senior Technical Professional, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Erik DeMicco, Ph.D., Engineering Associate, Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil
  Improving Oil Spill Response by Equipping the National Strike Force with Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology
Abstract
Edward Bock, NSF Technical Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard
Co-Author(s):
Jesse Harms, LT, U.S. Coast Guard
Adam Davis, Scientific Support Coordinator, NOAA Emergency Response Division / Office of Response and Restoration
  Updates to Unmanned Aircraft Systems Capabilities for Oil Spill Response
Abstract
Jeff Williams, Operations Director, W6 Emergency Response Tech Services
Co-Author(s):
Matt Ziska, Director Business Development, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Division, AeroVironment, Inc.

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
1C: Training and Exercises
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Chair:
Bob Patterson, Senior Director, PetroChem, Witt O'Brien's
Co-Chair:
Peter Jensen, Global Emergency Preparedness & Response Advisor, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Speakers: Reducing the Costs of ICS Drills
Abstract
Kevin Voisin, Chief Operating Officer/Partner, Forefront Emergency Management
  NAVFAC-SE: Recipe for Effective Oil Spill Response Planning and Preparedness
Abstract
Debra Scholz, Environmental / Preparedness Manager, Scientific and Environmental Associates, Inc.
Co-Author(s):
John Baxter, Environmental Engineer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast
John LaCaze, Consultant, Starlight Creek Consulting LLC
  Invigorating Your Exercises
Abstract
Rex Anderson, Vice President / Safety/Security/Crisis Management, Energy XXI

Prep 2016 Discussion
Panelists:
John Caplis, Emergency Oil Spill Response Coordinator, BSEE
 
Jonathan Smith, NPREP Program Manager, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy
 
Eddie Murphy, Training & Exercise Specialist, U.S. DOT PHMSA

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
2C: Case Studies that offer a Unique Storyline
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Chair:
Keith Nichols, Senior Scientist, C.K. Associates
Moderator:
Afton Shelton, Crisis Management Coordinator, Plains All American Pipeline
Speakers: Long-term Restoration Results Following the Octave Bulkline Header Spill Incident
Abstract
Scott Miles, Ph.D., Research Associate V,, Louisiana State University/Department of Environmental Sciences
  Cliff-Face Remediation Case Study
Abstract
Tom Crosby PG, CEG, CHG, Principal, Stantec
  Differentiating Seep and Spill Oil: A Multiple Line of Evidence Approach
Abstract
Pamela Neubert, Ph.D., Senior Marine Biologist, Stantec
Co-Author(s):
Wade Bryant, Senior Environmental Scientist, C.K. Associates
Keith Nichols, Senior Scientist, C.K. Associates
  Managing A Potentially Explosive Vessel
Abstract
Paige Doelling Ph.D., Scientific Support Coordinator, NOAA SSC
Co-Author(s):
Nicole Rodriguez, LCDR, USCG, Commander MSU Baton Rouge

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
3C: Emerging Inland Technologies (Dogs & Drones….but don't call them drones!)
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Chair:
Jon Wickersham, Emergency Response Specialist, Colonial Pipeline Company
Co-Chair:
Mitch Istre, Senior Emergency Response Consultant, Phillips 66
Speakers: Pipeline Monitoring and Emerging Leak Detection Technologies
Abstract
Edward Owens, Ph.D., President, Owens Coastal Consultants
  The benefits and limitations of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their application to inland oil spills and oil spill preparedness.
Abstract
Blake Robison, Emergency Response Specialist, Phillips 66
Co-Author(s):
Stephen Pepper, Director - Crisis Management, Phillips 66
Mitch Istre, Senior Emergency Response Consultant, Phillips 66
  Application of UAS-based Photogrammetry to Dike Volume Calculations
Abstract
Travis Keener, Principal Engineer, Hydration Engineering PLLC
Co-Author(s):
Jackson Cothren, Director, Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, University of Arkansas

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
4C: Underwater Oil Spill Detection and Recovery
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Chair:
Jim Elliott, Vice President, T&T Salvage
Speakers: 2016 OSRO Guidelines
Abstract
Brandon Aten, LT, U.S. Coast Guard
  APEX 3508-Case Study
Abstract
Mark Sawyer, CDR, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah, KY
  Recovery of Toxic Cargo from a Sunken Tank Barge: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications
Abstract
Jim Elliott, Vice President, T&T Salvage
  Barge MM 46 Response Case Study
Abstract
Mary Dwyer, LCDR, US Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
6C: Surveillance - Manned Airborne, Satellite, and Fixed Detection
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Chair:
David Palandro, Engineering Associate, Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil
Speakers: Optimized Operational Airborne Oil Spill Remote Sensing: a Quantitative Approach
Abstract
Alessandro Vagata, Director of Operations, Fototerra
Co-Author(s):
Guilherme Pinho, CEO, Fototerra
Theo Hengstermann, Business Development and Sales Director, Optimare GmbH
  Oil Spill Detection and Response Using Satellite Imagery
Abstract
Paul Whitaker, Director of Sales, KSAT - Kongsberg Satellite Services
  Early Detection as a Tool to Cover the Gap between Prevention and Response for Oil Spills
Abstract
Antonio Perez-Lepe, Technical Manager, Repsol
Co-Author(s):
Estrella Jara-Galan, Product Manager, INDRA
Jose Vicente Solano, Account Manager, Repsol
  Improving Oil Trajectory Models with the Addition of RADARSAT-2 Data
Abstract
Gordon Staples, Senior Analyst/Project Manager, MDA

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
1D: Plans and Preplans
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Chair:
Pat McCaffrey, Emergency Coordinator, Marathon Petroleum Co., LP
Co-Chair:
Sheri Lin Lamoureux, Marketing Director, Technical Response Planning Corp.- TRP
Speakers: Environmental Unit Toolkit for Oil Spills and Drills
Abstract
Helen Dubach, Senior Scientist, Owens Coastal Consultants
Co-Author(s):
Edward Owens, Ph.D., President, Owens Coastal Consultants
  Dispersant Stockpiles – Product Selection Considerations, Inventory Management and Shelf-life Concerns
Abstract
Geeva Varghese, External Engagement Advisor, Oil Spill Response USA Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Tom Coolbaugh, Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Technology Group Lead, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
  The Next Generation of Planning Standards for Offshore Oil Spill Response
Abstract
John Caplis, Emergency Oil Spill Response Coordinator, BSEE
  The Louisiana Geographic Response Plans (LA GRPs)
Abstract
David Gisclair, Technical Assistance Program Director, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator\'s Office (LOSCO)

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
2D: Integrating Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) into a Response
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Chair:
Angie Morrow, Senior Project Scientist, Cardno
Co-Chair:
Greg Minnery, Senior Environmental Scientist, Marine Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Earth Science, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Speaker: Agency Perspective Incorporating NRDA and Response
Abstract
Karolien Debusschere, Deputy Coordinator, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, Department of Public Safety Services
  Data Collection Implications for Damage Assessment
Abstract
Jeff Wakefield Ph.D, Senior Consultant, Cardno

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
3D: Regulatory Impacts on Rail and Pipeline
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Chair:
Bob Patterson, Senior Director, PetroChem, Witt O'Brien's
Speakers: Onshore Pipeline Safety Forum
Abstract
Eddie Murphy, Training & Exercise Specialist, U.S. DOT PHMSA
  New Inland Regulatory Drivers for Industry Oil Spill Plan Development: The Evolving Federal and State-by-State Regulatory Patchwork
Abstract
Colin McWilliams, Sr. Consultant, Kennedy-Jenks
  The Iowa Crude Oil and Biofuels Rail Transportation
Abstract
Phillip Webber, Vice President, Multi-Sector Preparedness, Witt O'Brien's
  (working title) New Tank Car Regulations for Emergency Planning
Abstract
Victoria Lehman*, U.S. DOT PHMSA

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
4D: Subsea Dispersants - Monitoring
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Chair:
Don Costanzo, Vice President Information Technology at CSA Ocean Sciences Inc., CSA Ocean Sciences, Inc.
Co-Chair:
Roger Scheuermann, Special Projects Advisor, HWCG
Panelists: Overview of the Industry Sub Sea Dispersant Injection (SSDI) Monitoring Impetus, Capability and Actions, and Associated Guidance/Standards
Abstract
Samuel Walker, Group Marine Science Expert, BP
  Details on Analytical Parameters and How they Inform the Response Operations
Abstract
Gina M. Coelho Ph.D., Principal, Scientific Consultant
  Details on the MWCC, Industry-Owned, Monitoring Kit Development, Maintenance, and Deployment Actions
Abstract
Jodi Harney, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, CSA Ocean Sciences, Inc.

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
5D: Mexico Oil Spill Response Preparedness
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Chair:
David R. Pertuz, Sr. Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Speakers: Emerging Regulatory Requirements
Abstract
Carlos de Régules Ruiz-Funes*, Director General, National Agency for Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection of the Hydrocarbons Sector Mexico (ASEA)
  Mexico Offshore Opportunities and Challenges
Abstract
David R. Pertuz, Sr. Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Exploration & Production Company
  U.S. Government Efforts
Abstract
Michael Sams*, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
6D: Emerging Response Technologies
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Chair:
Fred Sparks, Emergency Response Advisor, Chevron
Speakers: Nanotechnology Approach for Removing Hydrocarbons and Other Contaminants from Wastewater
Abstract
Allan Pronovost, Ph.D., Chief Scientist Officer, Red Lion Chem Tech, LLC
  Bio-Surfactant--Enzymatic Bioremediation Dual-Function Process for Petroleum Remediation/Degradation Associated with a Crude Oil Spills
Abstract
Paul W. Sammarco, Professor LUMCON, Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization Science and Tech Committee (LAEO-STAC)
Co-Author(s):
Bill Adams, VP Technology - Independent Consultant, LAEO-STAC
Elizabeth Montgomery, Field Biologist, Research Conservation District, Santa Monica Mountains, LAEO-STC
  The Key to Future Response Efficiencies is in Everyone’s Pocket – The Aerial Surveillance App
Abstract
Siân Herrington, Ph.D., Consultant/Trainer, SpillConsult Ltd
Co-Author(s):
Henk Renken, Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Technology Adviser, BP International
Stuart Gair, Director, SpillConsult Ltd
Richard Santner, Technical Authority - Oil Spill Response, BP International

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Thursday, November 03

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
2E: Understanding Incident Complexity: Right Sizing the Response Organization
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Chair:
Barbara Parker, Response Science and Advocacy Manager, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Speakers:
Ron Cantin, President, EMSI (Emergency Management Services International)
 
John Johnson*, Director, FDEP- Office of Emergency Response, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
 
Chris Russell, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 4
 
Fred Sparks, Emergency Response Advisor, Chevron

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
3E: Public/Private Collaboration to Enhance Emergency Preparedness
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Chair:
Bradley Hubbard, ER Specialist, Shell Americas Emergency Management
Co-Chair:
Jeremiah Jeffries, Senior EHS Specialist, Hess Corporation
Speaker: Regional Approach to Incident Response
Abstract
Josh Gravenmier, Vice President/Manager Incident Response & Recovery Services, Arcadis
  Including your Agency Representatives and Local Responders in your Exercises
Abstract
Gary Seidel, City of Hillsboro Fire Dept.
  Leverage Social Investment Programs to Address Exercise Learnings
Abstract
Gweneyette Broussard, Sr. Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Representative, Shell Pipeline Company LP

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
6E: Response Research - General
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Chair:
Gary Petrae, Senior Preparedness Analyst, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
Speakers: A Common Language: Technology Readiness Levels for the Oil Spill Response Community
Abstract
Alex Ruttenberg, Oil Spill Preparedness Division, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  Innovative Oil Spill Recovery Technology Developments
Abstract
Gregory W. Johnson, Ph.D., Sr. Program Manager, Alion Science and Technology
  Improved In-Situ Burning (ISB) for Offshore Use
Abstract
Karen Stone, Oil Spill Response Engineer, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Co-Author(s):
Kurt Hansen, PE, Project Manager, United States Coast Guard Research & Development
  Determining Discharge Rates from Submerged Oil Leak Jets using ROV Video
Abstract
Franklin Shaffer, Engineer, USDOE National Energy Technology Laboratory
Co-Author(s):
Ömer Savas, Professor, UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering Dept
Eric Ibarra, Graduate Student, UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering Dept

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
2F: Understanding the Role of the Responsible Party: From a Regulatory Perspective
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Chair:
Chris Russell, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 4
Co-Chair:
John Johnson, Director, FDEP- Office of Emergency Response, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Panelist:
Chris Russell, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 4

State On-Scene Coordinator Perspectives
Panelists:
Grady Springer, Coordinator Emergency Response, Alabama Department of Environmental Management
 
John Johnson, Director, FDEP- Office of Emergency Response, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
 
Steve Buschang, Research & Development and Scientific Support Director, Texas General Land Office
 
Ernie Shirley, Environmental Scientist IV, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
 
Brian Wynne, Director, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, Department of Public Safety Services

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
3F: Common Operating Picture in the Inland Zone
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Chair:
Fred Sparks, Emergency Response Advisor, Chevron
Co-Chair:
Wayne Hollingsworth, Technical Advisor, The Response Group
Speakers: GRPs, Habitat Fact Sheets, and Pre-SCAT Mapping for Waterways along Crude-by-Rail Corridors
Abstract
Elliott Taylor Ph.D., Principal, Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Colin McWilliams, Sr. Consultant, Kennedy-Jenks
Dominic Winslow, Manager HAZMAT Planning, BNSF Railroad
Andrew Graham, Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc.
Stephan Gmur, Senior Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc.
  Tactical COP Uses
Abstract
Jeff Berg, GIS/ Tactical Plans Manager, The Response Group

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
5F: Response & Recovery: International Challenges within the GOM & Caribbean Ocean
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Chair:
Forest Willis, Incident Manager, U.S. Coast Guard District 7
Speakers: The Role of the U.S. Department of State in Ocean Policy and the Environment
Abstract
LCDR Jonathan Burby*, USCG Liaison to the Dept.of State, U.S. Coast Guard
  The Florida Straits: Environmental Crucible for US-Cuba Deepwater Drilling Spill Planning and Response
Abstract
Lee Hunt, Ph.D., General Partner, Hunt Petty LP
Co-Author(s):
Brian Petty, General Partner, Hunt Petty LP
  Caribbean Regional Response Team
Abstract
Steve Touw, Regional Response Team Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 2
  Regional Activity Center (RAC) - The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information &Training Center for the Wider Caribbean (REMPEITC-Caribe) Perspective
Abstract
CDR Keith Donohue, International Maritime Organization Consultant, Assigned to RAC/REMPEITC Caribe, Curacao, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy
  Overview of Oil and Environmental Issues in the Untied Kingdom Overseas Territories
Abstract
Stephan Hennig*, Counter Pollution and Salvage Officer, UK Maritime & Coast Guard Agency

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
6F: Response Research - Geospatial
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Chair:
Thomas Tregle, Sr. Planning Analyst, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
Speakers: An Integrated Modeling Approach for Offshore Spill Prevention & Risk Assessment
Abstract
Kelly Rose, Geology Geospatial Researcher, US Dept. of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
  Big Data Approach for Offshore Response and Recovery Efforts
Abstract
Jennifer Bauer, GIS/Geospatial Researcher, AECOM - Contractor to US DOE, NETL
  Geospatial Approaches & Tools Designed for Offshore Oil Spill Planning & Preparedness
Abstract
Lucy Romeo, Geospatial Researcher, AECOM - Contractor to US DOE, NETL

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
2G: Wildlife Issues
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Chair:
Andy Tirpak, Assessment Biologist, Texas Parks & Wildlife
Co-Chair:
Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director, The Wildlife Center of Texas
Speakers: USFWS Rep to "Level" the Field during Response
Abstract
Barry Forsythe, National Oil Spill Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
  Wildlife Data Collection
Abstract
Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director, The Wildlife Center of Texas
Co-Author(s):
Rhonda Murgatroyd, Managing Director, Wildlife Response Services, LLC
  Responsible Party and Wildlife
Abstract
Richard Woods, Sr. Scientific Associate, Exxon Mobil Corporation

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