Lastest Spill News and Opinions
Latest news is provided in
partnership with ISCO
UK and Ireland Spill Association 2021 Event Plan supported by OAMPS
21 Jan 21 – Types of Booms and where to use them – the manufacturers and responder view. Paul Rayner, Vikoma and Mark Shepherd, NRC
10 Feb 21 – Absorbents, what they are, and how best to use them
17 Feb 21 – MV Wakashio Part 3 – incident update, the legal and insurance picture, the environmental, political and socio-economic of the spill.
25 Mar 22 – Plastic Pollution – where are we at and how can members help?
Events (other than webinar)
22 April: (Earth Day) UK and Ireland Spill Association Inland Event – in planning
19 and 20 May: UKIFDA Expo, Liverpool (NW Regional Meeting)
16 and 17 June UK and Ireland Spill Association Marine Event, National Oceanography centre, Southampton (Southern Regional Meeting)
22 and 23 September: Contamination and GeoTech Expo, NEC Birmingham (Midlands Regional Meeting)
29 and 30 September: UK and Ireland Inland Spill Association Inland Event and Best Practice Launch to include AGM and Awards Ceremony TBC
November TBC: British Disaster Management Association Conference and Exhibition
Regional Networking Meetings:
March TBC – Fuel and Forecourt Roadshow, Belfast
19 May: UKIFDA Expo, Liverpool – NW Regional Meeting
17 June: UK and Ireland Marine Spill Association Marine Event, Southampton – Southern Regional Meeting
23 September: Contamination and GeoTech Expo, NEC Birmingham – Midlands Regional Meeting
Meetings will be arranged in Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, South West, Eastern and North East England during the year.
Follow www.ukspill.org for updates to the event plan which will also be covered in monthly e-news,
Due to COVID-19 the event situation is fluid. We hope that by the end of Q1 2021 the Government will allow face to face events. If they do then our events in late March and April will be face to face. However please watch the website and enews to see what is on.