Prevention First: Onshore and Offshore Pollution Prevention Symposium and Technology Exhibition September 27-28, 2016

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

Keynote Speaker
Betty T. Yee, California State Controller, Chair, California State Lands Commission

Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change Panel
Moderator: Maren Farnum, California State Lands Commission

Celebrating 10 Years of MOTEMS!
Moderator: Avinash Nafday, California State Lands Commission

  • 10 Years of MOTEMS* (Kendra C. Oliver, California State Lands Commission)
  • 2016 MOTEMS:  What is New?* (Hosny Hakim, Helen Galope and Michael Edwards, California State Lands Commission)
  • Offshore Marine Terminal Mooring and Transfer Systems* (Justin Wood, California State Lands Commission)
  • 2016 MOTEMS Geotechnical Updates* (Arul K. Arulmoli and Geoffrey R. Martin, Earth Mechanics, Inc.)

Refugio Response Overview
Moderator: Yvonne N. Addassi, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, OSPR

Prevention through Regulation and Compliance
Moderators: Nazee Heda and Bamdad Rassamdana, California State Lands Commission

Coastal Sediment Management and Surface Current Mapping
Moderator: Christopher Brown, California State Lands Commission

MOTEMS Upgrades
Moderator: Helen Galope, California State Lands Commission

Marine Debris / Abandoned Vessel Program
Moderator: Kyle Hiatt, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, OSPR

Emerging Technologies
Moderators: Ehsan Tajer and Hossein Rassamdana, California State Lands Commission

Marine Invasive Species Program Updates
Moderator: Nicole Dobroski, California State Lands Commission

Seismic Considerations for Equipment and Critical Systems
Moderator: Michael Edwards, California State Lands Commission

Inland Response Overview
Moderator: Annie Nelson, OSPR

Pipeline Safety
Moderators: Joo Chai Wong and Tooraj Monsef, California State Lands Commission

Regional Partners in Vessel Vector Management
Moderator: Jonathan Thompson, California State Lands Commission

Seismic Upgrades under Construction
Moderator: Hosny Hakim, California State Lands Commission

Submerged Oil Recovery: Case Studies
Moderator: Jon Victoria, OSPR

Facilities Engineering, Construction and Maintenance
Moderators: Steve Curran and Walter Scott, California State Lands Commission

Local-to-Global Perspectives on Biofouling Research and Management
Moderator: Chris Scianni, California State Lands Commission

Future Perspectives
Moderator: Kendra Oliver, California State Lands Commission

Status of New Marine Prevention and Response: SB 414 and Beyond
Moderator: Eric Milstein, OSPR

Spill Prevention and Safety Management
Moderators: David Calderon and David Rodriguez, California State Lands Commission