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The 2019 CLEAN PACIFIC Conference program is being planned right now!

By BCShippingNews 04 December 2018
The 2019 CLEAN PACIFIC Conference program is being planned right now!
Planning Committee meeting to set conference agenda...

Right now, a prestigious group of leaders made up of operators, state, federal and provincial regulators, consultants, service companies and OSROs are in Seattle, WA, planning the conference agenda for the CLEAN PACIFIC Conference & Exhibition. The conference will consist of 3 tracks covering spill prevention and response matters pertinent to the Western United States and Canada’s environmental sensitivities. The goal of CLEAN PACIFIC is to deliver a valuable event that covers the most pressing issues to our community and offers ample time for attendees to network and cultivate the relationships that are crucial to a successful response.

Conference sessions will be announced next month, and we’re excited about the content being planned in today’s meeting! While the sessions are being planned, check out the event website to view a list of exhibitors, sponsors and keep up-to-date with event announcements.

Meet the prospective committee planning the 2019 agenda:  

  • DC Carter, Sr. Response Manager, PENCO
  • Greg Challenger, President/Marine Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences Inc.
  • Carl Childs, Oceanographer, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration
  • Cory Davis, Principal Consultant and Senior Vice President, CTEH, LLC
  • Tj Engstrom, Director-Emergency Services, Clean Harbors
  • Richard Franklin, On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
  • Devon Grennan, CEO, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.
  • Nhi Irwin, Plan Development Review Supervisor, Washington Dept. of Ecology-Spill Program
  • Jamie Kereliuk, Director, Emergency Management, Trans Mountain Corporation
  • Kelli Kryzanowski, Director of Strategic Initiatives, B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
  • Michael Lowry, Communications Manager, Western Canada Marine Response Corp.
  • Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Michael Moore, Vice President, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association 
  • Geoff Morrison, Manager B.C. Operation, CAPP
  • Phillip Nelson, President, Council of Marine Carriers
  • Allison O'Brien, Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Dave Owings, General Manager, SE Alaska Petroleum Response Organization (SEAPRO)
  • Barbara Parker, EM Science and Advocacy Manager-PTS Emergency MGMT, Shell Exploration & Production Company
  • Heather Parker, NOSC, Oil Spill Program Manager, U.S. Navy NW Region
  • Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O'Brien's
  • Emily Poe, Emergency Management Specialist, Phillips 66
  • Jonathan Schindlbeck, Manager - Emergency & Business Continuity Management, Suncor Energy Inc.
  • John Temperilli, Senior Manager, KSolv Group - KSolv, Garner, OMI
  • Michael Zollitsch, Emergency Response Unit Leader, OR - Dept. of Environmental Quality

Register now for CLEAN PACIFIC!  You’ll save up to $300 off the onsite rate when you register before 12/28.