December 5-7, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

2016 Session Grid

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Track 3: Inland Preparedness and Response


Session 3A: Inland Case Studies

Tuesday, November 01 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Room 20/21
This session will cover inland case studies that represent multiple response strategies and operators including in-situ burn, rail derailment, and a pipeline release all within multiple habitats.
Chair:
Keith Nichols, Ecological Program Manager,
Speakers: Lessons Learned on Inland Spill Risk Assessment and Remediation
Abstract
Hollis Millard, Risk Program Manager,
  In-Situ Burn Post Burn Recovery Analysis - July 14, 2015 Incident
Abstract
Patrick J. Bergeron, President,
Co-Author(s):
Chris Sanfilippo, Environmental Manager - Eastern Division, Texas Petroleum Investment Co.
  Crawleyville, Indiana – April 2016 Response
Abstract
Tim Haley, remove,
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Session 3B: Inland Waterway Spill Response Capabilities

Wednesday, November 02 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Room 20/21
This session is designed to improve response readiness for Planners and Emergency First Responders. We will review methods and share real experiences that demonstrate effective response plan implementation.
Chair:
Dominic Winslow, Manager Hazmat Planning,
Co-Chair:
Kevin Palm, Sr. Business Development Mgr.,
Speakers: Tactical Considerations for Planning and Response to Crude by Rail Emergencies
Abstract
Stephen Pepper, Director, Crisis Management,
  State-of-Art Fastwater Boom Deployment Technologies
Abstract
Cody Harris, President,
  Maintaining Wetland Integrity During Spill Response Activities
Abstract
Sherree Dallyn, Senior Environmental Scientist,
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
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Session 3C: Emerging Inland Technologies (Dogs & Drones….but don't call them drones!)

Wednesday, November 02 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Room 20/21
This session will provide an overview of the advancements in hydrocarbon leak detection via the use of trained K-9 teams. Additionally, there will be three presentations on the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). We will review applications and their benefits, the use of photogrammetry for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) planning and provide an update on the ever-changing regulatory environment; including the impacts of new legislation.
Chair:
Jon Wickersham, ER Specialist,
Co-Chair:
Mitch Istre, Senior ER Consultant,
Speakers: Pipeline Monitoring and Emerging Leak Detection Technologies
Abstract
Edward Owens, Ph.D., President,
  The Benefits and Limitations of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their Application to Inland Oil Spills and Oil Spill Preparedness
Abstract
Blake Robison, HSE Specialist,
Co-Author(s):
Stephen Pepper, Director, Crisis Management, Phillips 66
Mitch Istre, Senior ER Consultant, Phillips 66
  FAA/Regulations and UAV Program Considerations
Abstract
Brian Whiteside, Retired/Remove,
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Session 3D: Regulatory Impacts on Rail and Pipeline

Wednesday, November 02 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 20/21
This session will focus on the dynamic regulatory landscape of rail and pipeline. The speakers bring diverse backgrounds to highlight existing requirements and future regulatory changes currently being discussed and implemented.
Chair:
Bob Patterson, Managing Director,
Moderator:
Gweneyette Broussard, Sr Pipeline Excellence Advisor,
Speakers: Onshore Pipeline Safety Forum
Abstract
Eddie Murphy, Emergency Management Specialist,
  New Inland Regulatory Drivers for Industry Oil Spill Plan Development: The Evolving Federal and State-by-State Regulatory Patchwork
Abstract
Colin McWilliams, Director Emergency Response & Planning,
  The Iowa Crude Oil and Biofuels Rail Transportation Study
Abstract
Phillip Webber, Vice President Consulting Services,
  New Tank Car Regulations for Emergency Planning
Abstract
Victoria Lehman, Transportation Regulations Specialist,
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Session 3E: Public/Private Collaboration to Enhance Emergency Preparedness

Thursday, November 03 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: Room 20/21
This session will discuss the value of a multi-faceted, and multi-disciplinary, approach to Emergency Preparedness. Discussion topics will include guidelines for developing the appropriate Unified Command membership; integrating agency representatives and local responders in training and/or exercises; and leveraging corporate social investment programs to address exercise learnings.
Chair:
Bradley Hubbard, Emergnecy Response Specialist,
Co-Chair:
Jeremiah Jeffries, Sr.EHS Specialist-Emergency Response-Global Onshore Assets,
Speakers: Regional Approach to Incident Response
Abstract
Josh Gravenmier, Incident Response and Recovery-Oil &Gas Market Sector Leader,
  Including Local Emergency Responders in an ER Exercise Program
Abstract
Frederick H. Welsh EFO, CFPS, Vice President/Fire Chief,
  Leverage Social Investment Programs to Address Exercise Learnings
Abstract
Gweneyette Broussard, Sr Pipeline Excellence Advisor,
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Session 3F: Common Operating Picture in the Inland Zone

Thursday, November 03 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Room 20/21
It is known that a Common Operating Picture (COP) facilitates collaborative planning and assists incident responders in achieving situational awareness. This session will focus on what the role of the Common Operating Picture (COP) is within the inland zone from a wide range of experts.
Chair:
Fred Sparks, Emergency Response Advisor,
Co-Chair:
Wayne Hollingsworth, Technical Advisor,
Speakers: GRPs, Habitat Fact Sheets, and Pre-SCAT Mapping for Waterways along Crude-by-Rail Corridors
Abstract
Andrew Graham, Marine Scientist,
Co-Author(s):
Colin Mcwilliams, Director Emergency Response & Planning, Rio Environmental Consultants
Nic Winslow, Manager Hazmat Planning, BNSF Railway
Stephan Gmur, Environmental Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences
  Tactical Common Operating Picture (COP) Uses
Abstract
Jeff Berg, Gis/ Tactical Plans Manager,
  Use of Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA) by NOAA in support of the USCG on the Western Rivers and Great Lakes
Abstract
Adam Davis, Scientific Support Coordinator,
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Session 3G: Terminals/Tank Farms - Challenges, Security, and Government Initiated Unannounced Exercises (GIUEs)

Thursday, November 03 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Room 20/21
This session focuses on challenges that impact planning for multi-facility organizations as well as critical security response planning relative to terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs). The session also includes a high level panel discussion containing multiple perspectives to help you prepare for your next GIUE.
Chair:
Sheri Lin Lamoureux, Marketing Director,
Speakers: Response Planning Challenges for Large, Multi-Facility Organizations
Abstract
Andy McClish, Manager, Regulatory Compliance,
  Key Security Considerations and Response
Abstract
Supervisory Special Agent Philip Scott Thorlin, Squad Supervisor, Joint Terrorism Task Force,
  Overview of EPA’s Facility Response Plan Rule
Abstract
Troy Swackhammer Ch.E., Chemical Engineer,
Panelists: Agency Expectations
Abstract
Ted Walden, OSC,
  OSRO Perspective
Abstract
Jon Sandora, Area Manager,
  Industry Perspective
Abstract
Andy McClish, Manager, Regulatory Compliance,
  Industry Perspective
Abstract
Joshua Waldmeier, Environmental Engineer, Southern Terminal Operations,
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* - This speaker has been invited to speak at CLEAN GULF 2016, but is not yet confirmed.