Crude Move oil symposium

crude moveCrude move symposium: Oil transportation infrastructure, economics, risk, hazards, and lessons learned

June 8-9, 2017, Great Lakes Ballroom, Drury Plaza Downtown, Cleveland, OH 

U.S. and Canadian government, industry, academic and NGO stakeholders met in the first-of-its-kind crude oil movement meeting for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin and other critical northern watersheds including Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. Hosted by the Sea Grant Network, Great Lakes Commission and International Joint Commission, this meeting focused on the complexity of crude oil movement in important northern basins. Topics included regional transportation, economics, hazards and risk, emergency response, and lessons learned from the Gulf of Mexico.

See the flyer hereThe agenda is available here. Presentation videos linked below. 

Welcome and Charge, Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission; Trish Morris, Great Lakes Regional Office, International Joint Commission; William Bowden, New York Sea Grant, Great Lakes Sea Grant Network; Katherine Bunting-Howarth, New York Sea Grant; Michèle Leduc-Lapierre, Great Lakes Commission. View part one of the welcome here. View part two here.

Keynote Speaker, Jerome Popiel, U.S. Coast Guard. View the talk here.

Science and Its Role in Response and Risk Assessment, Mike Doig, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration.

Setting the Stage ‐ How Crude Moves, Bradley Hull, John Carroll University. View the talk here.

Financial Analysis of the Oil Industry in the Region, Marcello Graziano, Central Michigan University. View the talk here.

Q&A and discussion—view here.

Panel: Different perspectives of risk

One Step Prior to Risk Analysis: Evaluating Sensitivity to Oil Exposure from Shipping, Rail and Pipelines in the Great Lakes, Jerome Marty, Council of Canadian Academies. View the talk here.

Transportation risks – The Hazards and Risks of Crude Move, James Winebrake, Rochester Institute of Technology. View the talk here.

Human Health and Societal Risks, Larissa Graham, Mississippi‐Alabama Sea Grant Consortium. View the talk here.

Risk from the Industry Perspective, Brad Shamla, Enbridge. View the talk here.

Risk from the Insurance Perspective, Jason Ralph, Zurich North America. View the talk here.

Panel Q &A and discussion—view part one here and part two here.

Implementing the recommendations of Michigan’s Pipeline Task Force, Matthew Goddard, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, View the talk here.

Panel: Relevant lessons Learned from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Responding to the Spill, Doug Helton, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration. View the talk here.

Science’s Role in Response and Risk Communication, Larissa Graham, Mississippi‐Alabama Sea Grant Consortium. View the talk here.

Policy Changes and Restoration Efforts, Kelly Samek, NOAA (via web). View the talk here.

Panel Q &A and discussion—view here.

Panel:  Lessons Learned from the Great Lakes‐ St. Lawrence River Region

Federal Government, Laureen Kinney, Transport Canada. View the talk here.

Tribal Government, Homer Mandoka, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi. View the talk here.

Non-Governmental Organizations, Michael Murray, National Wildlife Federation. View the talk here.

Panel Q &A and discussion—view here.

Legal Framework, Michael Polich, Great Lakes Commission. View the talk here.

Translating Risk for Decision‐Making, Margaret Schneemann, Illinois‐Indiana Sea Grant. View the talk here.