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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, VP Disaster Response & Sales, KSolv, Garner, OMI
 
Colin McWilliams, Director Emergency Response & Planning, Rio Environmental Consultants
 
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, On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 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, Western Region
  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, VP Disaster Response & Sales, KSolv, Garner, OMI
  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, 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, Manager, Western States and Pacific Region, Case Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center
  Creative Approach in Cleaning Up a Recurring Problem
Abstract
Aaron Harrington, Pacific Northwest Region General Manager, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.
  Lesson Learned from Responding to Multiple Vessel Casualty Incidents
Abstract
Doug Helton, Regional Operations Supervisor, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Co-Author(s):
Devon Grennan, CEO, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.
  Paying for the Response
Abstract
Harry Diamond, Vice President-Claims, 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 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, Communications Manager, Western Canada Marine Response Corp.
  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, Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences
Speakers: Improving Response by Incorporating NRDA Principles into Area Contingency Planning (ACP) Development
Abstract
Monica Rusk, Claims Manager, Natural Resource Damages Claims Division, 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, Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences
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 Damages Claims Division, National Pollution Funds Center

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