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Vendor Set Up Tuesday, January 3rd between 3PM and 7PM ​ ​ ​
Registration will open Tuesday, January 3rd between 5PM and 7PM


Wednesday, January 4th ​ ​ ​

Start End Title Speaker
7:30 8:15 Registration and Contential Breakfast  
8:15 8:30 Opening Remarks - Linda Hensel Linda Hensel, No-Spills Chairwoman
8:30 9:00 Keynote Address Rear Admiral June E. Ryan, Commander, 9th Coast Guard District
9:009:45Flint Drinking Water Incident - Federal Response PerspectivesMark Durno (EPA)
9:4510:30MDEQ Response Activities in FlintGeorge Krisztian (DEQ)
10:30 10:45 Break 
10:4511:30Oil Spill Response in Broken IceKurt Hansen (USCG)
11:3012:15New Detection Techniques - Laser Induced FluroescenseRandy St. Germaine, Dakota Technologies
12:15 1:15 Lunch 
1:152:00Pipeline Task Force Updates: Implementing RecommendationsMatt Goddard (DEQ)
2:002:45DEQ Initiatives
Bob Wagner (DEQ)
2:453:30Canadian National RailwayCurtis Bartz (Canadian National Railway)
3:30 3:45 Break & Scholarship Award Announcement - Matt Goddard/Janice Adams 
3:454:30Drones in the Oil & Gas IndustryChristian Smith (Interactive Aerial)
4:305:15The Risks of Microplastics and the Rewards of StewardshipJeanie Williams (Inland Seas Education Association)
5:156:30 Sponsored Hospitality in the Vendor Area
       

Thursday, January 5th

Start End Title Speaker
7:30 8:30 Registration/Full Breakfast  
8:3010:30What Is Your Role Table Top Exercise: This event requires pre-registration.
For more info see: NoSpills2017 - What's Your Role Exercise Flyer_20161101.pdf
Mark Ducharme (DEQ), Brian Streichert (USCG), Ralph Dollhopf (EPA), Matt Hoppe (USCG), Amanda Bresler (MSP)
Amanda Bresler
10:30 10:45 Break  
10:4511:30Thunder Bay National Marine SanctuaryJeff Gray (NOAA)
11:3012:15My Zone or Yours?Jeff Kimble (EPA), Robert Berry (USCG), Tricia Edwards (EPA)
12:15 1:15 Lunch 
1:152:00Vapor Intrusion Conceptual Site Models & UpdateAbbey Hendershot & Matt Williams (DEQ)
2:002:45Net Pen Aquaculture in the Great LakesRon Kinnunen (Seagrant)
2:453:302017 Saginaw Bay CISMA Invasive Species - Attack on Phragmities!Kip Cronk (CISMA)
3:30 3:45 Break & Ziggy Award - Linda Hensel 
3:454:30Winter Response Considerations on the Great Lakes: Perspectives and PotentialsBill Hazel (Marine Pollution Control)
4:305:15Detection and Recovery of Non-Floating Oil: New Rules and ProceduresJim Elliot (T&T Salvage)
5:156:30 Sponsored Hospitality in the Vendor Area




Friday, January 6th

Start End Title Speaker
7:30 8:30 Registration/Full Breakfast  
8:30 8:45 No Spills Announcements - Linda Hensel  
8:459:30Oil Sniffing Detection DogsParis Nicholson (K9 Trainers)
9:3010:15Green Bay Fire Department: Industry and Government Response PreparednessMike Popa (T&T Bisso)
10:15 10:30 Break 
10:3011:15New, Innovative and Award Winning Technology for Spill ResponseShon Mosier (Elastec)
11:1512:00In-situ Burning
Kurt Hansen (USCG)
12:00 1:00 Lunch 
1:001:45Abandoned Oil Well & Flow Line Responsbility/CleanupsRick Henderson (DEQ)
1:452:30The Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Perfluoroalkyl Chemical (PFC) Contamination, A Cautionary TaleBob Delaney (DEQ)
2:303:15EnbridgeEnbridge
3:15 No Spills Give AwaysRobin Oeming/Julie Lowe

No-Spills reserves the right to change this agenda at any time