2015 Agenda
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2015 Oil and Gas Environmental Conference Printable Program


PRE-CONFERENCE: Monday, November 30, 2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Incident Management Training
John Erichsen, Fire Chief of the U.S. Army (Retired)
Continental Room
Lunch on your own
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

6:30 AM     Registration Opens
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast/Exhibits Open
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Safety Briefing
Fairmont Hotel
Opening Remarks
Peter Whittaker, Director for Center for Environmental Excellence, UT Arlington
Ron Truelove, Vice President of U.S. Operations, ACL Combustion, Inc.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote Speaker
Ann McElhinney, the Director and Producer of FrackNation
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break - Exhibits Open
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM - Lunch
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Environmental Quality Agencies Panel Discussion
Moderator: Molly Greer, Consultant
Becky Keogh, Director of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy Hatch, Secretary, Department of Environmental Quality, Louisiana
Ryan Flynn, Secretary of Environment and the Natural Resources Trustee for the State of New Mexico
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break - Exhibits Open
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Breakout Sessions
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reception - Exhibits Open


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

7:00 AM     Registration Opens
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast/Exhibits Open
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Safety Briefing
Fairmont Hotel
Oil & Gas Environmental Conference Advisory Board Recognition
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Featured Speaker
Incident Management - A Dynamic Overview
John Erichsen, Director, Fire Safety Programs, UT Arlington
9:00 AM - 10:0 AM Keynote Speaker
The Art of Significance | Dan Clark CSP, CPAE, Hall of Fame Speaker,
New York TimesĀ® Best Selling Author
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break - Exhibits Open
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Breakout Sessions
11:30 AM - 1:45 PM Lunch
Featured Speakers
Helicopter Infrared Surveillance | Cynthia Kaleri, Senior Enforcement Officer EPA
Region 6, Diana Lundelius, Enforcement Officer EPA Region 6
Anatomy of an Enforcement Case | Don Shandy, Director, Crowe & Dunlevy
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Break - Exhibits Open
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Featured Speaker
The Energy Race | Commissioner Ryan Sitton, Railroad Commission of Texas
Conference Closing


POST-CONFERENCE: Thursday, December 3, 2015

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Incident Management Training
John Erichsen, Fire Chief of the U.S. Army (Retired)
Continental Room
Lunch on your own
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM NSPS OOOOa and Other Air Regulatory Developments for Production, Midstream and Transmission Operators
Georgette Reeves, Director of Oil and Gas Sector Services, Trinity Consultants Oak Room