Schedule of Events
Tuesday, June  18                                  
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move-in
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Workshop – Back to the Basics – Safety During Oil Spill Responses, sponsored by API and CTEH
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Spill Control Association of America (SCAA) Roundtable: Our Response Community: Present Challenges and the Impact on our Shared Future
Wednesday, June 19
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM General Session Coffee and Networking
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM General Session: The Importance of Binational Collaboration in Transboundary Waters, An Industry Perspective
9:30 AM – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch, sponsored by Chevron, in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Afternoon Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception, sponsored by LiquidFrameworks
Thursday, June 20
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM General Session: A Canadian Federal Perspective
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Morning Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Breakout Sessions
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions

*schedule subject to change


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Planning Committee

Provincial Host: Kelli Kryzanowski, Director of Strategic Initiatives, British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • 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
  • 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
  • Lance Lindgren, NW Regional Manager, The Response Group
  • Michael Lowry, Communications Manager, Western Canada Marine Response Corp.
  • Robert McFarland, Incident Management & Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Matthew Melton, General Manager, Alaska Chadux Corporation
  • Phillip Nelson, President, Council of Marine Carriers
  • Dave Owings, General Manager, SEAPRO
  • Barbara Parker, EM Science and Advocacy Manager-PTS Emergency MGMT, Shell Exploration & Production Company
  • Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O’Brien’s
  • Stephen Pepper, Director, Crisis Management, Phillips 66
  • Jonathan Schindlbeck, Manager – Emergency & Business Continuity Management, Suncor Energy Inc.
  • John Temperilli, Managing Director, KSolv, Garner, OMI
  • Michael Ziccardi, Director, Oiled Wildlife Care Network
  • Michael Zollitsch, Emergency Response Unit Leader, OR – Dept. of Environmental Quality

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Networking Events

CLEAN PACIFIC has multiple networking events and opportunities to connect with your peers! All attendees – exhibitors, sponsors and conference – are encouraged to participate in all networking events.

Wednesday, June 19th 

General Session Coffee and Networking
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Start your morning off with a cup of coffee and conversation with your peers before our morning Keynote session

Morning Networking Break
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Exhibit Hall
Grab a refreshment and check out our 40 + exhibitors ready to discuss solutions to your unique challenges.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
After a morning of networking and conference sessions, it’s time to relax and enjoy lunch in the Exhibit Hall.

Sponsored by: Chevron

Afternoon Networking Break
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
It’s another chance to grab a refreshment and check out our 40+ exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall!

Welcome Reception
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
After a day of educational sessions, there’s no better way to unwind than with your friends in our exhibit hall!  Lite bites and drinks will be served.

Sponsored by:  LiquidFrameworkslogoEPS

Thursday, June 20th  

Morning Networking Break
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: Exhibit Hall
Grab a refreshment, chat up fellow attendees and meet with the industry’s best in our exhibit hall!

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
After a morning of networking and conference sessions, it’s time to relax and enjoy lunch in the Exhibit Hall.

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Quick Info

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Convention Level (Level 3) 
Vancouver, British Columbia

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