Prevention First: Onshore and Offshore Pollution Prevention Symposium and Technology Exhibition October 23-24, 2012

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

General Session

Keynote Panel
(Moderator: Don Hermanson, California State Lands Commission)

Consequences of Disaster, Upsets, and Mistakes
(Moderator: Scott Shaefer, California State Lands Commission)

Operational Challenges
(Moderator: Martin L. Eskijian, P.E., M. ASCE, D.P.E.)

  • ASCE, Ports Subcommittee Update on Sea Level Rise (SLR)* (Dale Berner, Ph.D., P.E., FASCE and Jean Toilliez, Ph.D., P.E., Ben C. Gerwick, Inc.)
  • Advances in Numerical Modeling of Passing Ship Effects* (Scott Fenical, MS, P.E., Coast & Harbor Engineering)
  • Performance of Marine Oil and Fueling Terminals Impacted by the March 11, 2011, Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami* (William Bruin, P.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger)

Preparing for Response
(Moderator: Jon Victoria, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR)

Offshore Regulations Update and Deepwater Horizon Incident
(Moderator: Steve Curran, California State Lands Commission)

Avoiding Disastrous Consequences
Moderator: Scott Schaefer, California State Lands Commission

Codes and Standards
Moderator: Marc Percher, P.E., M. ASCE, Moffatt & Nichol

  • An International Version of Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)* (Martin L. Eskijian, P.E., M. ASCE, D.P.E., Ron Heffron, Moffatt & Nichol and Gayle S. Johnson, P.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger)
  • Update of MOTEMS Division 6, Geotechnical Hazards and Foundations (Arul K. Arulmoli, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., Earth Mechanics, Inc. and Geoffrey R. Martin, Ph.D., Geomar Earth Engineering)
  • MOTEMS Subsequent Audit and Cyclical Inspection Timing* (Rob Andrews, P.E., CH2M HILL and Kendra C. Oliver, P.E., California State Lands Commission)

Prevention Partnering with the Maritime Industry
Moderator: Jon Victoria, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Platforms, Facilities and Process Safety
Moderator: Mark Steinhilber, California State Lands Commission

Vessel Biofouling
Moderator: Chris Scianni, California State Lands Commission

Seismic Structural Analysis
Moderator: Kendra C. Oliver, P.E., California State Lands Commission

Case Studies in Response
Moderator: LT Sean Moe, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Pipeline Safety
Moderator: Chandrashekar Basavalinganadoddi, P.E., California State Lands Commission

California's Marine Invasive Species Program
Moderator: Raya Nedelcheva, California State Lands Commission

Fire Protection, Pipelines, and Electrical/Mechanical Equipment
Moderator: Michael Edwards, P.E., California State Lands Commission

Prevention Partnering with the Ports and Harbors
Moderator: Bob Shilland, California State Lands Commission

Alternate/Renewable Energy
Moderator: Greg Pelka, California State Lands Commission

Regional Coordination of Vessel Vector Management
Moderator: Nicole Dobroski, California State Lands Commission

  • Regulatory Objectives and Risk-Reduction Strategies for AIS Prevention in Oregon Waterways* (Rian V. Hooff, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality)
  • Prevention of Vessel – Mediated Introductions of Aquatic Invasive Species in Washington Waters* (Allen Pleus, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)
  • Marine Pests in Hawaii: Managing Unwanted Hitchhikers* (Sonia Gorgula, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources)
  • U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Discharge Standards (Steve Danscuk, United States Coast Guard)

"New" Marine Oil Terminal and MOTEMS Upgrades
Moderator: Gayle S. Johnson, P.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

  • Reactivation of the WesPac Pittsburg Terminal (Art Diefenbach, P.E., WesPac Energy-Pittsburg LLC and Jack Gerwick, P.E., Ben C. Gerwick, Inc.)
  • Chevron Richmond Long Wharf Rockfill Project* (Robert Kendall, Chevron)
  • Marine Oil Terminal Facility Improvements at the Port of Long Beach* (Cheng Lai, P.E., S.E., Port of Long Beach, Gayle S. Johnson, P.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, and Omar A. Jaradat, Ph.D., P.E., Moffatt & Nichol)
  • MOTEMS Compliance at the Port of Los Angeles (Angel Lim, P.E., S.E., Hugo A. Cisneros, P.E., and Long Nguyen, Port of Los Angeles)
  • Case Study of MOTEMS Upgrades to a Marine Terminal* (Jeff Khouri, P.E., AECOM)

Science and Technology in Response
Moderator: Corey Kong, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Offshore Projects
Moderator: Mark LeClair, California State Lands Commission