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UKSPILL17 SPILL SEMINAR 8 NOVEMBER, OSRL, SOUTHAMPTON

UKSpill17 Seminar – The future of Spill
on 8 November 2017 at OSRL, Southampton

DRAFT
AN ESSENTIAL FREE SEMINAR - WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, MEET THE AGENCIES, BRIEFINGS ON SCHEME DEVELOPMENTS, NEW SCHEME MANAGER, INSURANCE & LEGAL SESSION

This free Seminar will include Keynote presentations from both UK and European Agencies, with the EA, NRW, SEPA, NIEA and the MCA and
a review of the UK Spill Accreditation Scheme.

Keynote speakers include Mark Kirby a Director of CEFAS, Stephan Floch of French agency CEDRE, joined by former UKSpill chairman Jon Burton MD of Oracle Environmental.

The programme for the day will also include Bruce McGlashan of the EA and Kerry Anderson of the NIEA giving updates on Agency policy, together with Technical, Operational, Legal and Insurance case studies.

The co Chairman of UKSpill, Mark Orr will lead a presentation about the upgrade to the UK Accreditation Scheme, and introduce its new Assessor, Alan Furlong.

The seminar will take place at and hosted by OSRL, Lower William Street, Southampton, and will include a dinner for speakers and delegates on the previous day. An opportunity will exist to tour this global oil spill response base

All members of the UK Spill Association and Accredited Contractors are invited to attend the seminar.
Delegates must be booked in advance, and registration will take place on arrival at OSRL reception

The seminar, hosted by OSRL, is free to registered delegates, subject to space, the seminar dinner is £40 per person, excluding wine.

BOOK NOW – email UKSpill at info@ukspill.org
Draft programme
Tuesday 7 November 2017
Dinner in Southampton, booking required, price £40 pp

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Delegates must be booked in advance, and registration will take place on arrival at OSRL reception

0830- 0930hrs
Registration for UKSPILL17 Seminar, Tea/Coffee,
Seminar in Conference Room 1

0930hrs
Welcome by OSRL to its Southampton Base with opening remarks by Declan O’Driscoll setting out the role of OSRL.
0940hrs
Opening by Seminar Chairman, UKSpill co Chairman Mark Orr, introducing the Seminar Programme.

0950hrs
KEYNOTES

Mark Kirby Director of CEFAS, speaking on the role of government in post spill monitoring.

Stephan Floch of CEDRE on research contributing to spill response in Europe.

1030hrs
ACCREDITATION SCHEME REVIEW, chaired by EA, Bruce McGlashan

MO, co chair of UKSpill sets out plans for developing the scope of the Scheme, its support from the industry, and participants. Background to the Scheme, and introduction of the new Scheme Manager, Alan Furlong.

Bruce McGlashan of the Environment Agency for England reviews the Agencies approach, and the role of accreditation
Kerry Anderson of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency looks at developments in Northern Ireland
Open house discussion with contractors

1100 Coffee Break

1130 ACCREDITATION, THE LAW AND THE INSURER
The view from the Insurers - Who pays, and what for, key speakers from Insurance Companies and Loss Adjusters give their view on the market, supply to deal with oil spills.
Law and the Environment – liability and enforcement

1230hrs
Lunch & Networking - Break for Buffet lunch hosted by sponsors, in ante room


THE FUTURE FOR THE SPILL INDUSTRY IN THE UK

1330hrs
Seminar Chairman introduces Jon Burton, former UKSpill Chairman, and MD of Oracle Environmental to brief on the how the spill business has changed, and is influencing the future for spill responders in the UK.
Neil Lloyd, of Braemar Response on factors affecting both maritime and Inland spills, and why the impact of regulation is key to making the polluter pay.


1430hrs
Closing remarks by Seminar Chairman
Seminar ends

1530hrs
Tour of OSRL Base – OSRL is the oil industry cooperative with a global role as a Tier 3 responder, and Southampton is a major resource for supply to deal with oil spills.


UKSPILL17 EVENT INFORMATION
UKSPILL CONTACT Roger Mabbott
+44(0)7793649643 info@ukspill.org
W www.ukspill.org

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SPILLCON 2019

Spillcon 2019 will be held at Perth, Australia over 20-24 May 2019 see www.spillcon.com/2019/index.html
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INTERSPILL CALL FOR PAPERS


CALL FOR PAPERS - EXTENDED TO 30 SEPTEMBER


To see full details of the Conference Streams see the original full version of this email here»

Authors are requested to submit a short abstract, up to 250 words, to the committee by email, addressed to info@interspill.org.

Authors are requested to confirm whether their paper is for the conference, for the poster exhibition or the spill industry seminars and to indicate which stream(s) they wish their paper to be considered under. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 30 October 2017, and full papers should be received by 31 December 2017.


Industry, Government, Academia and other stakeholders continue to strive for excellence in spill preparedness and response, in the context of a prolonged downturn in oil prices which have precipitated close scrutiny of all costs, no matter how important the activities may be. Interspill 2018 will be the forum to showcase the wide range of leading-edge initiatives which are improving global readiness and demonstrate why oil spill preparedness and response remains relevant to its multiple stakeholders and adding true value to those investing in it.


• Government / Industry Collaboration

• Surveillance, Modelling and Visualisation (SMV)

• Shipping and Salvage Risks

• Decommissioning and Monitoring

• Effective Preparedness

• Inland Risks

• Offshore Exploration and Production Risks





Interspill 2018 will be held at Excel, London, UK 12th – 15th March 2018 in a shared Exhibition space with Oceanology International. It will also coincide with the Annual Associate Members meeting of the International Salvage Union. These synergies will make Interspill 2018 a truly unique event in spill preparedness and response.

Interspill 2015 attracted over 1300 delegates, visitors and exhibitors from over 70 countries, it was the most successful event so far in the Interspill series since it started in 2000. Proceedings of the 2015 conference, workshops and seminars are published on the Interspill website www.interspill.org.

For further information see www.interspillevent.com and contact:
Roger Mabbott, Director, Interspill Ltd,
Antrobus House, 18 College Street,
Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4AD, UK
T: +44 (0)333 444 1890
E: info@interspill.org

For information on Reed Exhibitions:
Reed Exhibitions.Gateway House,
28 The Quadrant, Richmond, TW9 1DN, UK

T: +44 (0)20 8271 2134 www.reedexpo.com






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INTERSPILL 2018 DATES

PRESS RELEASE 10 July 2015

Interspill 2018, the European oil spill conference and exhibition, will be held at Excel, in London over 13-15 March 2018. Again co located with Oceanology International, as in 2012.

Rob Cox, the Chairman of the Interspill Steering Committee, said that we have decided to continue a successful formula, and will hold Interspill 2018 in London again, working with Reed Exhibitions. The Committee made the decision at a recent meeting in Lisbon, hosted by EMSA, who have been supporting the event since 2007.

The continuing success of Interspill, with over 1,250 delegates, visitors and exhibitors from 75 countries attending Interspill 2015 at RAI Amsterdam in March this year made it the most successful event in the Interspill series to date

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