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

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Track 5: Emerging Trends


Session 5B: Emerging International Guidance

Wednesday, November 02 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Room 24
This session will provide an overview of emerging international oil spill response guidance from the perspective of U.S. and international trade organizations and industry members.
Chair:
Lawrence D. Malizzi, Senior Manager,
Co-Chair:
Victoria Broje Ph.D., Sr. Emergency Response Scientist,
Speakers: Worldwide Applicability of Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology
Abstract
  An Update on Federal and Provincial Canadian Spill Response Rules
Abstract
Alan S. Cofman, Attorney,
  Sharpening the Tools in your Response Toolbox
Abstract
Kelly Wilson, Vice President,
  Conducting and Assessing Recent Research Applicability to Dispersant Use Decision-Making
Abstract
Paul Schuler, Director, External Affairs,
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Session 5C: Emerging Policy and Regulatory Trends

Wednesday, November 02 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Room 24
This session will update many emerging/continuing regulatory changes and trends to include Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), National Contingency Plan (NCP)/National Response Framework (NRF) Reconciliation, and Responder Immunity.
Chair:
John Temperilli, Vice President,
Speakers: CFATS - Anti-Terrorism Standards
Abstract
Angela Whittington, Supervisory Chemical Security Inspector,
  MTSA - Certain Dangerous Cargoes (CDC), Extremely Hazardous Cargoes (EHC) and Harbors of Safe Refuge
Abstract
John Temperilli, Vice President,
  Incident Command System (ICS) Program/Policy, National Incident Management System (NIMS) Refresh, and National Contingency Plan (NCP)/National Response Framework (NRF) Update
Abstract
CDR Valerie A. Boyd, Liaison Officer to FEMA,
  Responder Immunity, PREP, BIMCO Standard Spill Response Contract, and OPA 90 Rail Regulations
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Session 5D: Mexico Oil Spill Response Preparedness

Wednesday, November 02 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 24
This session will focus on presenting opportunities, efforts, challenges, and concerns from the U.S. and Mexican governments as well as industry concerns over oil spill response preparedness in Mexico following the implementation of their energy reform.
Chair:
Speakers: Emerging Regulatory Requirements
Abstract
Ing. Juan Ernesto Lerma Juárez, Director of Quality Assurance, Inspection and Verification of Third-Parties,
  Mexican Association of Oil Companies (AMEXHI) Emergency Response Task Force Efforts
Abstract
David R. Pertuz (on behalf of AMEXHI), Sr. Emergency Response Specialist,
  The Secretariat of the Navy and its Response to Oil Spills and the Application of the National Contingency Plan and MEXUS Plan
Abstract
Capt. Fr. CG DEM Gabriel Fuentes Lizarraga, Director, Protection of the Marine Environment,
Co-Author(s):
Tte. Frag. SIA. Ing. Quim. Manuel Bringas Dorantes, Head of the Department of Control of Equipment for Contingencies, Ministry of the Navy
  MEXUS Preparedness
Abstract
Michael Sams, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor,
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Session 5F: Response & Recovery: International Challenges within the GOM & Caribbean Ocean

Thursday, November 03 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Room 24
This session will consist of presentations from the international community, U.S. and U.N. agencies and industry representatives concerning challenges and initiatives related to transportation, exploration, and production events in the GOM and the Caribbean. Participants will explore planning and responding to new concerns of the international community and opportunities for sharing knowledge and resources.
Chair:
Forest Willis, Incident Manager,
Speakers: The Florida Straits: Environmental Crucible for U.S. - Cuba Deepwater Drilling Spill Planning and Response
Abstract
Lee Hunt, Ph.D., General Partner,
Co-Author(s):
Brian Petty, General Partner, Hunt Petty LP
  Caribbean Regional Response Team
Abstract
Steve Touw, Regional Response Team Coordinator,
  Regional Activity Center (RAC) - The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information & Training Center for the Wider Caribbean (REMPEITC-Caribe) Perspective
Abstract
CDR Keith Donohue, Deputy Sector Commander,
  Overview of Oil and Environmental Issues in the United Kingdom Overseas Territories
Abstract
Stephan Hennig, Counter Pollution & Salvage Officer,
  Cuban Oil Spill Contingency National Plan
Abstract
Raul Rubén Costa Gravalosa, Chief of the Natural and Technological Disasters Mitigation Section,
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* - This speaker has been invited to speak at CLEAN GULF 2016, but is not yet confirmed.