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

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General Sessions

State and Federal Updates

Tuesday, November 01 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Ballroom B
An integral part of preparing for an oil spill response is being current and up-to-date on state and federal regulations. Learn what you need to know to conduct business relative to oil spill response and remediation directly from the federal and state regulators who are responsible for proposing new rules as well as implementation and enforcement.
Speakers: Florida Department of Environmental Protection Update
John Johnson, Director, Office of Emergency Response,
  Texas General Land Office Update
Greg Pollock, Sr Deputy Director Coastal Protection,
Marty J. Chabert, Oil Spill Coordinator,
  Alabama Department of Environmental Management Update
Grady Springer, Environmental Scientist Sr./Emergency Response Coordinator,
  Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Update
Ernie Shirley, Environmental Scientist IV,
  U.S. Coast Guard Update
  Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Update
Bryan Rogers, Acting Chief, Preparedness Verification Branch,
  U.S. EPA Update
Ted Walden, OSC,
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Welcome and Keynote

Wednesday, November 02 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: Ballroom B
Speaker: A Shifting Regulatory Environment – How Anticipated Changes Can/Will Impact Industry
James Patrick Cooney Esq., CDR. Div. 6, Dist. 8CR,
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* - This speaker has been invited to speak at CLEAN GULF 2016, but is not yet confirmed.