Prevention First: Onshore and Offshore Pollution Prevention Symposium and Technology Exhibition October 9-10, 2008

* Note: Some presentations and/or papers do not appear here as they were not submitted by the author(s) for publication.

Marine Terminal Infrastructure, Risk and Safety
Moderator: Kevin Mercier, California State Lands Commission

Evaluating Ballast Water Treatment Technologies
Moderator: Maurya B. Falkner, California State Lands Commission

Managing and Monitoring Non-Indigenous Species: An Update of Recent Activities in California
Moderator: Maurya B. Falkner, California State Lands Commission

Federal Perspectives on Ballast Water Management and Treatment Technology Evaluation
Moderator: Maurya B. Falkner, California State Lands Commission

Marine Oil and LNG Terminal Engineering Standards and New Construction
Moderator: Avinash Nafday, Ph.D., California State Lands Commission

Seismic Analyses Techniques for Wharves/Piers and Components
Moderator: Gayle Johnson, P.E., Halcrow

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)
Moderator: Kendra Oliver, P.E., California State Lands Commission

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)
Moderator: Avinash Nafday, Ph.D., P.E., California State Lands Commission

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)
Moderator: Ron Heffron, P.E., Moffatt & Nichol

Office of Spill Prevention (OSPR) Technology Information Forum
Moderator: James L. Rolin, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Importance of Preventing Oil Spills and Current Strategies
Moderator: James L. Rolin, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

  • The Washing of Sea Otters: 20 Years after Exxon Valdez (David Jessup, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)
  • Marine Area Contingency Plans and Their Integration with the RRT IX Regional Contingency Plan* (by Carl Johcums, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)

Prevention Partnering With the Maritime Industry
Moderator: James L. Rolin, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

  • Responsible Carrier Program (Roy M. Mathur, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)
  • Best Maritime Practices* (CAPT Gary Toledo, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)
  • Tug Escort Program* (Mike Coyne, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)

M/V Cosco Busan San Francisco Bay Incident
Moderator: James L. Rolin, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Prevention through Port Safety
Moderator: James L. Rolin, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Coastal Facilities Engineering, Construction, and Maintenance
Moderator: David Rodriguez, California State Lands Commission

Energy Projects and Climate Change
Moderator: Daniel Dudak, California State Lands Commission

Pipeline Inspection, Maintenance and Repairs
Moderator: James Hemphill, California State Lands Commission

Coastal Public Safety and Facility Safety Practices
Moderator: Alex Reid, California State Lands Commission

Platform and Facility Safety and Operations
Moderator: Mark Steinhilber, California State Lands Commission