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Wednesday, June 20

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8:45 AM 9:30 AM
Keynote Address: Are We Prepared? Lessons Learned from the Puerto Rico Response
Room: B115
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Speaker:
William (Brad) Richy, Director of the Joint Staff; Director Idaho Military Division, Idaho Office of Emergency Management

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
1A: Prevention and Early Intervention Response
Room: B111
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Chair:
Michael Moore, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
Co-Chair:
Capt. John Veentjer, Executive Director, Marine Exchange of Puget Sound
Speakers: Preventing Maritime Incidents Via a Virtual “Safety Net”
Abstract
Steven Gabelein, Planning & Technical Services Coordinator, Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
Co-Author(s):
Brett Farrell, Assistant Director, Marine Exchange of Alaska
  Emergency Vessel Attachment and Towing System (EVATS)
Abstract
Peter Soles, Marine Consultant, Glosten
Co-Author(s):
Jim Butler, Director Regulatory and External Affairs, Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
  Response Compliance and Alternatives – Is it Time for a Federal Advisory Committee?
Abstract
Norman "Buddy" Custard, President & CEO, Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
  Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan – Pacific Coast Update
Abstract
Yvette Myers, Executive Director, Oceans Protection Plan Pacific Region, Transport Canada

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
3A: Better, Faster, Newer: Innovations in Creating and Updating Geographic Response Plans
Room: B113
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Chair:
Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O'Brien's
Moderator:
Don Pettit, Sr. Emergency Response Planner, OR - Dept. of Environmental Quality
Speakers: Inland Waterway Oil Spill Programs (Geographic Response Plans to Inland Oil Spill Response Organization Training)
Abstract
Dominic (Nic) Winslow, Manager, Hazmat Planning, BNSF Railroad
Co-Author(s):
Cody Harris, President, Whitewater Rescue Institute (WRI)
  Creating a Geographic Response Planning System for Oregon: Challenges, Status, and Opportunities
Abstract
Sarah Idczak, NOAA Coastal Fellow, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Co-Author(s):
Don Pettit, Sr. Emergency Response Planner, OR - Dept. of Environmental Quality
  Geographic Response Plan Development – An All-Encompassing Approach
Abstract
Jamie Kereliuk, Director, Emergency Management, Kinder Morgan Canada
  Howe Sound Geographic Response Strategy Development - Case Study
Abstract
Stefan Ostrowski, Response Readiness Supervisor, Western Canada Marine Response Corp
Co-Author(s):
Peter MacKenzie, BGIS, GISP, Geomatics (GIS) Specialist, Hemmera

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
4A: Emerging Technology
Room: B116
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Chair:
Mark Dix, Emergency Response Division Deputy Chief, NOAA
Speakers: Ice Floe Tracking System (IFTS)
Abstract
Benjamin Schreib, Lead Systems Engineer, AECOM
Co-Author(s):
Mark Hinders, Professor of Applied Science, The College of William & Mary
  Detection and Mapping of Non-Floating Oil, as well as Minerals, Pipelines, UXO, and other Polarizable Materials in Marine and Fresh Water Environments
Abstract
Kari Walker, Principal Oceanographer, IntelliSense Marine
Co-Author(s):
Jeff Wynn, Ph.D., Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey
  The Detection and Recovery of Non-Floating Oil
Abstract
Jim Elliott, Vice President, T&T Salvage, LLC
  New Developments in NOAA's Web Based Oil Spill Modeling Tools
Abstract
Christopher Barker Ph.D., Oceanographer, NOAA/OR&R-Emergency Response Division
Co-Author(s):
Amy MacFadyen, Oceanographer, NOAA/OR&R-Emergency Response Division

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
1B: Prevention of Groundings
Room: B111
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Chair:
Pete Pawlicki, Port Captain, Kirby Offshore Marine
Moderator:
Ross McDonald, remove request received, Sause Bros
Speakers: Dynamic Under Keel Clearance Project for the Port of Long Beach, CA
Abstract
Capt. J. Kip Louttit, Executive Director, Marine Exchange of Southern California
  Dynamic Under Keel Clearance Project for the Columbia River Bar
Abstract
Capt. Dan Jordan, Ship Pilot, Columbia River Bar Pilots
  LOADMAX Keeps Tabs on a Constantly Changing River System – Columbia River
Abstract
Fred Myer, Senior Manager, Marine Security & Waterways, Port of Portland

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
3B: Creating Realistic Exercises to Improve Emergency Management Team Response Capabilities
Room: B113
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Chair:
Bradly Chapman, Emergency Response Coordinator, Chevron
Moderator:
CDR Kelly Thorkilson, Deputy Commander, National Strike Force and Executive Officer, U.S. Coast Guard
Speakers: Using Exercises to Improve Team Performance and Proficiency Levels
Abstract
Ron Cantin, President, EMSI
  Developing Realistic Salvage and Marine Firefighting Exercises
Abstract
Jim Elliott, Vice President, T&T Salvage, LLC
  Incorporating a Joint Information Center (JIC) into Incident Command Post (ICP) During Exercises to Maximize Realistic Training Opportunities
Abstract
Sam Sacco, President, Strategy & Communications

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
4B: Applied Response Technologies
Room: B116
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Chair:
Tom Coolbaugh Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Advisor, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Speakers: Enhancing Oil Spill Response: A Summary of BSEE’s Spill Response Research
Abstract
Kristi McKinney, Engineer - Research Program Manager, The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Co-Author(s):
Karen Stone, Engineer - Research Program Manager, The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Suzanne Chang, Engineer - Research Program Manager, The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  Ice Remediation of Vertical Rope Mop Oil Skimmer Operation in Arctic Climates
Abstract
Nathan Lamie, Electronics Engineer, U.S. Army ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
  Evolution of Aerial Dispersant Application Systems – The Science and Engineering behind the Technology
Abstract
Tom Coolbaugh Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Advisor, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Co-Author(s):
Geeva Varghese, Country Manager - Australia, Oil Spill Response Limited
Robert Limb, CEO, Oil Spill Response Limited
  Oil Herding with ROV Mounted Bubbler
Abstract
Nathan Lamie, Electronics Engineer, U.S. Army ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
1C: Derelict and Abandoned Vessel Prevention
Room: B111
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Chair:
Sarah Brace, Executive Coordinator, Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
Speakers: Interagency Response to Oil and Hazmat on Deteriorating Vessels
Abstract
LCDR Drew Madjeska, Incident Management Chief, U.S. Coast Guard
Co-Author(s):
Chief Kevin Ouyoumjian, Marine Science Technician, U.S. Coast Guard
  Suggestions for a Consistent National Policy for Derelict and Abandoned Vessels
Abstract
Kyle Watson, Salvage Officer, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.
  Overview of Canada's Abandoned and Wrecked Vessels
Abstract
Éric Huberdeau, Manager/Senior Policy Analyst, Transport Canada
  Abandoned and Derelict Vessels: A National Response System Response
Abstract
LCDR Rhianna Macon, Response Officer, U.S. Coast Guard

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
3C: Volunteer Management
Room: B113
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Chair:
Stephen Pepper MS, CSP, CFPS, Director, Crisis Management, Phillips 66
Moderator:
Brett Lowe, Polar Tankers - Director, Emergency Response, ConocoPhillips
Speakers: Affiliated Volunteers in Oil Spill Response
Abstract
Rhonda Murgatroyd, Managing Director, Wildlife Response Services, LLC
  The Integration of Citizen Science in Oil Spill Volunteers
Abstract
Jerry Joyce, Environmental Consultant, Moon Joyce Resources
  Micro Volunteering
Abstract
Stephen Pepper MS, CSP, CFPS, Director, Crisis Management, Phillips 66

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
4C: Surveillance and Visualization
Room: B116
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Chair:
Maria Hartley Ph.D., Technical Lead, Emergency Preparedness & Response, Chevron
Speakers: Incident Response Utilizing Surface Slick Analyses
Abstract
Maria Hartley Ph.D., Technical Lead, Emergency Preparedness & Response, Chevron
  Wave Characterization Modules (WCMs)
Abstract
Benjamin Schreib, Lead Systems Engineer, AECOM
Co-Author(s):
Mark Hinders, Professor of Applied Science, The College of William & Mary
  Technical Management and Tactical Usage of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) within the Incident Command System Organization
Abstract
Jeff Williams, Director - Operations, W6 Emergency Response Tech Services
Co-Author(s):
Christian Haselwimmer Ph.D., Environmental Remote Sensing Scientist, Chevron
Matt Dorsey, GIS Specialist, NOAA

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Thursday, June 21

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8:00 AM 10:00 AM
Jurisdictional and Task Force Updates
Room: B115
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Speakers:
Thomas Cullen, Jr., Administrator, Office of Spill Prevention & Response, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
 
Larry Hartig, Commissioner, Alaska Dept.of Environmental Conservation
 
Keith Kawaoka Ph.D., Deputy Director, Hawaii Department of Health/HEER Office
 
Mark Zacharias, Deputy Minister, British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
 
Dale Jensen, Program Manager, Spills Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
 
Lydia Emer, Operations Administrator, OR - Dept. of Environmental Quality
 
Sarah Brace, Executive Coordinator, Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force

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10:45 AM 12:15 PM
2D: Natural Disasters - How Prepared are we Really?
Room: B111
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Chair:
Lance Lindgren, NW Regional Manager, The Response Group
Moderator:
Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O'Brien's
Speakers: Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
Abstract
CDR Kelly Thorkilson, Deputy Commander, National Strike Force and Executive Officer, U.S. Coast Guard
  Hurricane Response in Texas
Abstract
Todd Duke, Manager - AK and Western Region, Resolve Marine Group
  Local/Regional Hazards Association with Natural Disasters
Abstract
Jeff Rubin, Ph.D., CEM, Emergency Manager, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

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10:45 AM 12:15 PM
3D: Regulated Community Challenges-Changing Focus of Federal Preemption
Room: B113
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Chair:
Holly Robinson, General Manager, Maritime Fire & Safety Association
Panelists:
John Temperilli, Senior Consultant, CTEH RM
 
Colin McWilliams, Senior Project Manager, Polaris Applied Sciences
 
Dominic (Nic) Winslow, Manager, Hazmat Planning, BNSF Railroad

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10:45 AM 12:15 PM
4D: Wildlife Response Issues
Room: B116
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Chair:
Michael Ziccardi DVM, MPVM, Ph.D., Director, Oiled Wildlife Care Network
Speakers: Wildlife Response in Bella Bella: A Case Study in Addressing First Nations and Local Community Concerns
Abstract
Charlie Hebert, Response Planning Manager, Focus Wildlife
Co-Author(s):
Lana Bataglia, Rehabilitation Manager, Focus Wildlife
  Inland Oiled Wildlife Response in California
Abstract
Kyra Mills-Parker, Deputy Director - Field Operations, Oiled Wildlife Care Network
  Post Release Survival of Oiled and Non-Oiled Aquatic Birds Rehabilitated in California
Abstract
Rebecca Duerr, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Ph.D., Research Director & Veterinarian, International Bird Rescue
  Marine Mammal Response and Readiness in the U.S.
Abstract
Michael Ziccardi D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Oiled Wildlife Care Network

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
2E: Oil Spill and HAZMAT Case Studies
Room: B111
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Chair:
Richard Franklin, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 10
Speakers: Case Histories and Recent Spill Experiences – “2016 Seaforth Channel Oil Spill (Bella Bella, BC)”
Abstract
Philip Murdock, Superintendent Environmental Response, Canadian Coast Guard
  Wide Area Atmospheric Deposition of Asbestos Site-Specific Scenario (River Street Warehouse Asbestos Fire Emergency Response)
Abstract
Randy Nattis, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA
  Mosier Unit Train Derailment Revisited Two Years Later – Follow-up Case Study.
Abstract
John Temperilli, Senior Consultant, CTEH RM
  Santiam River Tanker Spill
Abstract
Geoff Brown, State On-Scene Coordinator, OR - Dept. of Environmental Quality
Co-Author(s):
Brooks Stanfield, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 10

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
3E: Transboundary Issues - Mounting a Successful Response
Room: B113
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Chair:
David Owings, General Manager, SE Alaska Petroleum Response Organization (SEAPRO)
Moderator:
Allison O'Brien, Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior
Panelists:
Bob Mattson, State On-Scene Coordinator, Southeast Alaska, Alaska Dept.of Environmental Conservation
 
Bill Jahelka, Region Manager VI, Western Canada Marine Response Corp
 
Julie Carter, Policy Analyst, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC)
 
Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
4E: Funding the Response
Room: B116
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Chair:
DC Carter, Sr. Response Manager, PENCO
Co-Chair:
Matt Melton, General Manager, Alaska Chadux Corporation
Speakers: Small Vessel Spills: An Examination of Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund Federal Projects Associated with “Small” Vessel Oil Pollution Act (OPA) Incidents
Abstract
Gregory Buie, Regional Manager, Western States and Pacific Region, U.S. Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center
  Creative Approach in Cleaning Up a Recurring Problem
Abstract
Aaron Harrington, PNW Region General Manager, Global Diving & Salvage
  Lesson Learned from Responding to Multiple Vessel Casualty Incidents
Abstract
Doug Helton, Regional Operations Supervisor, NOAA Office of Response & Restoration
Co-Author(s):
Devon Grennan, CEO, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.
  Paying for the Response
Abstract
Harry Diamond, Vice President & Chief Claims Officer, Law Office Kevin Beauchamp Smith

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3:15 PM 4:45 PM
2F: Risk Assessments as a Tool for Preventing Spills
Room: B111
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Chair:
Sarah Brace, Executive Coordinator, Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
Speakers: Washington Ecology Vessel Traffic Risk Assessments
Abstract
Scott Ferguson, Prevention Section Manager, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
Co-Author(s):
Brian Kirk, Marine Risk Management, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
  Aleutian Risk Assessment Study
Abstract
Sierra Fletcher, Operations Manager, Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC
  British Columbia’s Vancouver Island Risk Assessment Pilot Project
Abstract
Daniel Reid, Marine Safety Inspector, Transport Canada

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3:15 PM 4:45 PM
3F: Communications: Who's doing it?
Room: B113
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Chair:
Nhi Irwin, Plan Development & Review Unit Supervisor, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
Moderator:
Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard
Speakers: Liaison Function: Don't Let Them Hear it on Twitter
Abstract
Linda Pilkey Jarvis, Spills Program Preparedness Section Manager, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
  Tactical Benefits of an Information Officer During Oil Spill Response
Abstract
Angie Poss, Manager of Response, Environmental Emergency Program, British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Co-Author(s):
Ebony Griffin, Information Officer, British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
  Coastal Response Program: Involving BC's Coastal Communities in Response
Abstract
Michael Lowry, Manager, Communications, Western Canada Marine Response Corporation
  Crisis = Issue + Emergency x (External Factors)
Abstract
Terri Larson, Principal, Larson Communications & Consulting
Co-Author(s):
Brandon Brewer, Partner, VP of Client Relations, Shawn Douglas Communication

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3:15 PM 4:45 PM
4F: Environmental Restoration and Recovery Promotion
Room: B116
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Chair:
Greg Challenger, President/Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences Inc.
Speakers: Improving Response by Incorporating NRDA Principles into Area Contingency Planning (ACP) Development
Abstract
Monica Rusk, Claims Manager, Natural Resource Damage Claims, U.S. Coast Guard -National Pollution Funds Center
Co-Author(s):
Holly Herod, Chief, Branch of Environmental Response and Restoration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Troy Baker, Regional Resource Coordinator, NOAA, Assessment and Restoration Division
  Cleanup Endpoints for Non-Floating Oil
Abstract
Greg Challenger, President/Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Travis Scott, Environmental Scientist/GIS Analyst, Polaris Applied Sciences Inc.
Greg McGowan, Spill Response Technology and Support Program Manager, CDFW Office of Spill Prevention & Response (OSPR)
  The Process and Benefits of Initiating Natural Resources Damage Pre-Assessment Early in Response
Abstract
Richard Nance, Claims Manager - Natural Resource Damage Claims, U.S. Coast Guard -National Pollution Funds Center
Co-Author(s):
Monica Rusk, Claims Manager, Natural Resource Damage Claims, U.S. Coast Guard -National Pollution Funds Center

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