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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,
 
Larry Hartig, Commissioner,
 
Keith Kawaoka Ph.D., Deputy Director,
 
Mark Zacharias, Deputy Minister,
 
Dale Jensen, Program Manager, Spills Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program,
 
Lydia Emer, Operations Administrator,
 
Sarah Brace, OSTF Executive Coordinator,

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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,
Moderator:
Bob Patterson, Managing Director,
Speakers: Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico
Abstract
CDR Kelly Thorkilson, Deputy Commander, National Strike Force,
  Hurricane Response in Texas
Abstract
Todd Duke, General Manager - AK and Western Region,
  Local/Regional Hazards Association with Natural Disasters
Abstract
Jeff Rubin, Ph.D., CEM, Emergency Manager,

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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,
Panelists:
John Temperilli, Managing Director,
 
Colin McWilliams, Director Emergency Response & Planning,
 
Dominic (Nic) Winslow, Manager, Hazmat Planning,

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10:45 AM 12:15 PM
4D: Wildlife Response Issues
Room: B116
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Chair:
Speakers: Wildlife Response in Bella Bella: A Case Study in Addressing First Nations and Local Community Concerns
Abstract
Charlie Hebert, Response Planning Manager,
Co-Author(s):
Lana Bataglia, Rehabilitation Manager, Focus Wildlife
  Inland Oiled Wildlife Response in California
Abstract
Kyra Mills-Parker, Deputy Director - Field Operations,
  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,
  Marine Mammal Response and Readiness in the U.S.
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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, On-Scene Coordinator,
Speakers: Case Histories and Recent Spill Experiences – “2016 Seaforth Channel Oil Spill (Bella Bella, BC)”
Abstract
Philip Murdock, Superintendent Environmental Response,
  Wide Area Atmospheric Deposition of Asbestos Site-Specific Scenario (River Street Warehouse Asbestos Fire Emergency Response)
Abstract
Randy Nattis, Federal On-Scene Coordinator,
  Mosier Unit Train Derailment Revisited Two Years Later – Follow-up Case Study.
Abstract
John Temperilli, Managing Director,
  Santiam River Tanker Spill
Abstract
Geoff Brown, State On-Scene Coordinator,
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,
Moderator:
Allison O'Brien, Regional Environmental Officer,
Panelists:
Bob Mattson, State On-Scene Coordinator, Southeast Alaska,
 
Bill Jahelka, Vancouver Island Regional Operations Manager,
 
Julie Carter, Policy Analyst,
 
Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor,

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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,
Co-Chair:
Matt Melton, General Manager,
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,
  Creative Approach in Cleaning Up a Recurring Problem
Abstract
Aaron Harrington, PNW General Manager,
  Lesson Learned from Responding to Multiple Vessel Casualty Incidents
Abstract
Doug Helton, Regional Operations Supervisor,
Co-Author(s):
Devon Grennan, Senior Vice President, Moran Environmental Recovery
  Paying for the Response
Abstract
Harry Diamond, Vice President-Claims,

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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, OSTF Executive Coordinator,
Speakers: Washington Ecology Vessel Traffic Risk Assessments
Abstract
Scott Ferguson, Prevention Section Manager,
Co-Author(s):
Brian Kirk, Marine Risk Management, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
  Aleutian Risk Assessment Study
Abstract
Sierra Fletcher, Operations Manager,
  British Columbia’s Vancouver Island Risk Assessment Pilot Project
Abstract
Daniel Reid, Oceans Protections Plan,

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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 Supervisor,
Moderator:
Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor,
Speakers: Liaison Function: Don't Let Them Hear it on Twitter
Abstract
Linda Pilkey Jarvis, Spills Program Preparedness Section Manager,
  Tactical Benefits of an Information Officer During Oil Spill Response
Abstract
Angie Poss, Manager of Response, Environmental Emergency Program,
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, Communications Manager,
  Crisis = Issue + Emergency x (External Factors)
Abstract
Terri Larson, Principal,
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,
Speakers: Improving Response by Incorporating NRDA Principles into Area Contingency Planning (ACP) Development
Abstract
Monica Rusk, Natural Resource Damages Claims Manager,
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,
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,
Co-Author(s):
Monica Rusk, Natural Resource Damages Claims Manager, National Pollution Funds Center

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