Preliminary Schedule of Events

Monday, October 28

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move-in
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Golf Tournament – Shotgun start at 2:00 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Training Workshops and Research Sessions

Tuesday, October 29

8:00 AM – 6:30 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote Address
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Hours
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Mega Session
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, October 30

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Breakout Sessions
10:00 AM–6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Hours
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM State & Federal Updates
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Monster Bayou Bash in the Exhibit Hall
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Exhibitor Move-out

Thursday, October 31

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Exhibitor Move-out
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Breakout Sessions
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions

 *Schedule of events subject to change

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Preliminary Conference Sessions

General Sessions
  • Keynote Session
  • Mega Session: Land, Air, and Sea - Not Your Grandfather's Oil Spill
Offsite Events
  • The CLEAN GULF 2019 Golf Tournament
Track: Applied Response Techniques
  • Dispersants and Oil Spill Response - Overviews of Recent Industry, OSRO and National Academies Efforts
  • Generating and Interpreting Toxicity Information for Decision -Making
  • In Situ Burn (ISB) Applications
Track: Emerging Trends and Concerns
  • Deepwater Ports - Current and Future Impacts
  • OSRO's - 30 Year's of Change
  • Port Valdez; The End of the Pipeline, The Beginning of Purpose-Built Response Planning and Preparedness
  • The Consideration of Environmental Data Management - Part II
  • The Human Element - Part II
Track: Evolving Response Technologies
  • Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Oil Spill Response and Monitoring
Track: Inland Preparedness and Response
  • Real-Time Response - Using Technology to Enhance Readiness and Initial Response
  • Strengthening Inland Partnerships - A Unified Command Discussion
Track: Planning and Preparedness
  • Case Studies - Turning Lessons into Preparation
  • Community Outreach with Emergency Response Planning
  • Mexico Response Planning
  • Risk-Based Management Practices Used in Response Planning and Incident Prevention
  • What You Need to Know About Spill Impact Mitigation Analysis (SIMA) and its Broad Range of Practical Applications in a Response
  • Wildlife Response Preparation and Planning
Track: Response and Restoration
  • Case Studies - Lessons Learned
  • Deepwater Horizon Restoration
  • Environmental Unit (EU) and Response Considerations
  • Salvage and Marine Firefighting: Regulatory Evolution and Case Studies
  • Scientific Support Within the Environmental Unit for ESF Hurricane Response
  • The Evolution of the Response Community and the Challenge of a Maturing Industry
Track: Response Research and BSEE Compliance Activities
  • Research - Emulsions, Recovery, and Sampling
  • Research - Overall and Slick Thickness
Track: Training and Exercise Best Management Practices
  • Exercise Designing for Success
  • Exercise Evaluation - Maximizing Value
  • Inland and Offshore Exercise Compliance Differences
  • Training and Developing Key Incident Management Team (IMT) Members
  • Unified Command Development
  • Homeland Security Challenges including Terror Threats
  • Oil Spill Response 201: The Role of Science and Technology in Support of the Realities of Spill Response

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Planning Committee

State Host: Marty Chabert, Oil Spill Coordinator, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Rex Anderson, Crisis Management Lead, TransCanada

Charles Armbruster, Coastal Resources Scientist Manager, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Michael Baccigalopi, Oil Spill Advisor, BP Gulf of Mexico

Ben Badon, Emergency Response Advisor, EHS Central Services, Hess Corporation

Roy Barrett, President, The Response Group

Bradford Benggio, Scientific support coordinator, NOAA – Office of Response & Restoration

Dwight Bradshaw, Senior Environmental Scientist, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ)

Victoria Broje, Sr. Emergency Response Scientist, Shell Projects & Technology

Ron Cantin, President, EMSI

Robert Chambers, Director, Global Risk Solutions

Josh Clifford, Project Manager, QualiTech Environmental

Gina Coelho, Principal Senior Scientist, Sponson Group Inc.

Charles Comerford, Regional Manager, National Response Corporation (NRC)

Tori Copeland, Biologist, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

James Coulter, Sr. Safety/Training/Emergency Response Manager, Hilcorp Energy Company

Jennifer Crouch, Principal CEM & Security – GOM, BHP Billiton

Cory Davis, Principal Consultant and Senior Vice President, CTEH, LLC

Karolien Debusschere, Deputy Coordinator, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Mike Drieu, HSE Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Helen Dubach, Manager, Readiness, CTEH RM

Christopher Dufore, Oceanographer, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Greg Duncan, Director, CM&ER, ConocoPhillips

T. J. Dunnahoe, Vice President, Stantec

Jim Elliott, President, American Salvage Association / Teichman Group

Tj Engstrom, Director-Emergency Services, Clean Harbors

Cody Fisher, Chief, Emergency Services Division, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Paul Galloway, GOM Emergency Management Team Leader, Chevron USA Inc

John Gerken, Vice President, Pace Analytical

Adrienne Gossman, Environmental Scientist, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ)

Leo Guidroz, Division Manager, Oil Stop Division of AMPOL

Ian Hernandez, Manager, Oil Spill Response Limited

Nathaniel Hough, Operations Manager, Kirby Marine Transportation

Steve Jeffcote, Principal, CEM and Oil Spill Response, BHP Billiton

Nicholas Lacroix, Coastal Resources Scientist, LDNR/Coastal Management Divsion

Jerry Lang, Scientist, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Joshua Latino, Coast Resources Scientist, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Lawrence Malizzi, Sr. Manager, OBG Part of Ramboll

Angie Martin, Vice President, Heritage Environmental Services

Jimmy Martinez, Deputy Director, Texas General Land Office

Nathan McBride, Manager Environmental Affairs, Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA)

Lt. Charron McCombs, Incident Management Division Chief, U.S. Coast Guard MSU HOUMA

Stephanie McQueen, Emergency Response and Preparedness Advisor, ExxonMobil Corporation

Rhonda Murgatroyd, Managing Director, Wildlife Response Services, LLC

Eddie Murphy, Training & Exercise Specialist, U.S. DOT PHMSA

JT Newman, President, E3 Environmental

Mike Noel, Commercial Director, HWCG

David Palandro, ER&S Advisor, ExxonMobil Corporation

Paul Panetta, Chief Scientist, Applied Research Associates, Inc. | Ohmsett

Frank Paskewich, President, Clean Gulf Associates

Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O'Brien's

Robin Paulos, Coastal Resources Scientist, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Pat Peavler, Manager, HSE Management System, TOTAL E&P USA, INC.

David Pertuz, Sr. Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Exploration & Production Company

Gary Petrae, Senior Preparedness Analyst, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)

Zachary Pickett, Emergency Preparedness, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi

Emily Poe, Emergency Management Specialist, Phillips 66

Jake Rodriguez, Partner, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

Larry Rowland, Business Development Manager, GHD Services

Lisa Saint, HSSE & ER Advisor, BP Shipping

Gina Saizan, Natural Resource Damage Assessment Manager, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (LOSCO)

Michael Sams, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard 8th District

Chris Sanfilippo, Environmental Manager – Eastern Division, Texas Petroleum Investment Co.

Roger Scheuermann, Consultant, HWCG & Independent Consultant

Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director, The Wildlife Center of Texas

James Shuler, Emergency Response Manager, Energy Transfer Partners

Robert Simmons, President, Environmental Science Services

Bryant Smalley, Oil Spill & Response Team Leader and Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 6

Jackie Smith, Business Development, OMI

Tommy Stone, Emergency Services Superintendent, Valero Refinery-Meraux LLC

John Temperilli, VP Disaster Response, Garner

CW03 Matthew Tilimon, Response Marine Safety Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard MSU Port Arthur

Mike Walker, VP Gulf Region, Marine Spill Response Corporation

Jon Wickersham, Emergency Response Program Specialist, Colonial Pipeline Company



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Networking Events

With more than 2,000 spill response professionals expected to attend CLEAN GULF in New Orleans, LA, we want to make sure you have plenty of time to network with those in attendance! The attendees at CLEAN GULF are from a wide variety of industries, including oil and gas, transportation, government/military agencies, academia, service companies and supplier/manufacturers, and bring fresh views and insights to the conversation. Get ready to cultivate relationships and connect with attendees in a fun and interactive way!

Golf Tournament – Lakewood Golf Club
Monday, October 28, 2019. Check-in at 1:00 PM
Registration at 1:00 PM (Practice Range- 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM).  Shotgun start at 2:00 PM
Entry Fee: $100.00 per person/$375.00 per foursome (Fee Includes: Course Fee, Range Balls, Cart, Drink Tickets, Awards Reception and PRIZES including HOLE IN ONE)
Format: Four man scramble; if you do not enter a team list, you will be placed with others.

Click here to access the PDF registration form or add it to your registration when you register for CLEAN GULF online. You must be registered for CLEAN GULF to play in the Tournament. 

Opening Night Reception in Exhibit Hall E                                             
Tuesday, October 29  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Meet up, grab a drink, and visit the first of the exhibitors on your hit list!

Networking Breaks – Exhibit Hall E
Tuesday, October 29 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Tuesday, October 29  3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday, October 30  10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Wednesday, October 30  3:00 PM- 3:30 PM

Networking breaks make for the perfect opportunity to visit the exhibit hall and check out the products and services on display by our exhibitors.

Monster Bayou Bash – Exhibit Hall E
Wednesday, October 30  5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Celebrate the end of the CLEAN GULF Exhibition….and Halloween!  Enjoy lite bites and drinks as you make your final rounds in the exhibit hall. Dressing up in costume and decorating your booth is encouraged!

Private Breakfast, sponsored by LiquidFrameworks

Location TBD
Wednesday, October 30  8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

This private breakfast, sponsored by LiquidFrameworks, is by invitation only


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Quick Info

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – Hall E
New Orleans, LA

Workshops & Conference October 28-31, 2019
Exhibition October 29-30, 2019

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