Schedule of Events
Tuesday, June  18                                  
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move-in
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM WCMRC Water Demonstration
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, sponsored by CAPP
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, sponsored by Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network, in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Big Smoke BBQ Buffet, 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 Very Vancouver Reception, sponsored by LiquidFrameworks, in the Exhibit Hall
Thursday, June 20
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM General Session: Spills Know No Boundaries – 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 Fresh Market Farewell 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.

Tuesday, June 18th

WCMRC Water Demonstration – Open to all attendees
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Registration fee; no charge

Location: Canada Place, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

Best viewing location is North Point of the Canada Place pier. Vessels and equipment from WCMRC’s South Coast and Vancouver Island fleets will be on display, including the new class of Coastal Response Vessels.

WCMRC will host a lunch at noon for delegates. The lunch will be held at the Port of Vancouver’s private patio at Canada Place. Pre-registration is required for lunch only. Add as an option upon registering for CLEAN PACIFIC. Already registered? You can add this to an existing CLEAN PACIFIC registration by contacting Jill Dean at

For more information contact: Michael LowryManager, Communications,

Sponsored and organized by:   Web

Wednesday, June 19th 

General Session Coffee and Networking
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Location: Georgia Foyer
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.

Big Smoke BBQ Buffet 
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
Enjoy a barbecue buffet with new (and old) friends 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!

Very Vancouver Reception
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
After a day of 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!

Fresh Market Farewell Lunch 
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall
Enjoy a meal of fresh salads and sandwiches with new friends in the exhibit hall.  Say your farewells and be sure to exchange business cards!

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Quick Info

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

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