North America's Inland River Response Conference

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Thursday, April 05

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
1D: Crisis Communication and Coordination Strategies
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon C
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Chair:
Bob Patterson, Managing Director, Witt O'Brien's
Co-Chair:
Amanda Brown, Environmental Manager, American River Transportation Company (ARTCo)
Moderator:
Capt. Scott Stoermer, Sector Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River
Speakers: Improving Coordination Strategies in the Inland Area Planning Committee
Abstract
Kelly Wilson, REM, CESCO, Vice President, ResilientRM (A Division of CTEH)
  Effective Communication Strategies from an Incident Commander’s Perspective
Abstract
Capt. Jason Smith, Deputy Sector Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi
  Crisis Communication from a Local Emergency Management Perspective
Abstract
Mark Diedrich, Director, St. Louis County Police Department

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8:00 AM 9:30 AM
2D: Fire, Fire, Fire...and don't forget the run off
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Jodi Billman-Kotsko, Environmental Supervisor, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Co-Chair:
Robert Francis, Manager, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
Speakers: West Virginia Bakken Train Fire
Abstract
Joseph McCann, Manager - Hazardous Materials, CSX Transportation, Inc.
Co-Author(s):
Dave Czayka, Manager of Southeast Operations, EnviroScience, Inc.
Andrew McManus, Incident Response and Recovery Leader, ARCADIS
  Monroe County Well Pad Fire (Ohio)
Abstract
Trevor Irwin, On-Scene Coordinator, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
  Downstream Impacts Due to Fire Run Off
Abstract
Sam Dinkins, Technical Program Manager, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO)
  Maryville CSX Derailment
Abstract
Kevin Eichinger, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Region 4, Emergency Response, Removal and Prevention Branch

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10:15 AM 11:45 AM
1E: Response Planning for Wildlife Considerations
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon C
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Chair:
Bradley Hubbard, Emergency Response Specialist, Shell Americas Emergency Management
Speakers: Identify and Protect Resources at Risk
Abstract
Mark Ellis, Mapping and Spills Program Director, Upper Mississippi River Basin Association
  Inland Oiled Wildlife Response: Lessons Learned and Frameworks for Response
Abstract
Charlie Hebert, Response Planning Manager, Focus Wildlife
  Building a Wildlife Branch in ICS
Abstract
Dave Mosby, Environmental Contaminants Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 3
  Leveraging Partnerships for Restoration
Abstract
Tanner Johnson, Director, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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10:15 AM 11:45 AM
2E: Non-Floating Oil: Response Tools for Assessment, Tracking, Containment and Recovery
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon D
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Chair:
Michael Rancilio, Sr Project Manager, Marine Pollution Control
Co-Chair:
Elliott Taylor, Principal & Sr. Scientist, Polaris Applied Sciences
Speakers: One-Dimensional Riverine Oil-Particle-Aggregate (OPA) Transport and Fate Model for Quick Response
Abstract
Marcelo Garcia, Ph.D., PHD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Co-Author(s):
Lori Jones, N/A, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  Kalamazoo River Diluted Bitumen Spill of 2010: Submerged Oil Fate and Behavior
Abstract
Faith Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Co-Author(s):
Jacob Hassan, On-Scene Coordinator, USEPA Region V Response
Marcelo Garcia, PHD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michel Boufadel, Professor and Director, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  OSRO Guidelines for Submerged and Sunken Oils
Abstract
Jim Elliott, President, American Salvage Association
  USCG Research and Development Center’s Recent Work with Submerged Oil
Abstract
Alexander Balsley, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center
Co-Author(s):
Kurt Hansen, Project Manager, U.S. Coast Guard Research & Development
Danielle Elam, Project Manager, United States Coast Guard Research and Development Center

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12:45 PM 2:15 PM
1F: The Evolving Regulatory Landscape Across Multiple Sectors
Room: Grand Ballroom, Salon C
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Chair:
Brian Bailey, Director - Safety & Environmental Stewardship, The American Waterways Operators
Speakers: An Introduction to PHMSA
Abstract
Sean Quinlan, Community Liason, U.S. DOT PHMSA
  Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)
Abstract
Rodney Lockett, Chief Regulatory Compliance (acting), Infrastructure Security Protection Div (ISCD), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  Subchapter M
Abstract
Capt. Scott Stoermer, Sector Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River
Co-Author(s):
Scott Kuhaneck, Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
  Regulatory Trends Affecting Chemical Transportation and Response - Expectations for Fire, Hazmat, LEPC’s and the First Responder Community
Abstract
John Temperilli, Senior Consultant, ResilientRM (A Division of CTEH)

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