Register with VIP code WILDLIFE to receive a $50 discount on a full conference pass at the 2017 CLEAN GULF Conference & Exhibition!

The CLEAN GULF Conference & Exhibition is the annual event that delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response for inland, offshore, and coastal incidents. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response on land or water. A strong relationship between all parties is the foundation of a successful response, and CLEAN GULF has helped forge these relationships for the last 26 years.

Track 1: Planning and Preparedness

  • Area Contingency Planning
  • Government Initiated Unannounced Exercises (GIUE) Live Table Top Exercise – How to Use your Response Plan
  • The "Family of Plans" that Govern an Oil or Hazardous Materials Spill Response
  • Use of Incident Command System – Incidents and Exercises
  •  2017 MEXUS Exercise – One Gulf Commitment to Preparedness

Track 2: Response

  • Environmental Issues
  • Response Case Studies
  • Response to Unconventional Oils
  • Safety and Health
  • Salvage/Marine Firefighting/Source Control
  • Issues Influencing Organizations During Emergency Response Activities
  • Wildlife Response: Challenges and Opportunities to Overcome Them

Track 3: Inland Preparedness and Response

  • Case Studies from the Inland Zone
  • Inland Response Challenges
  • Inland Response Planning
  •  Inland Response Safety

Track 4: Emerging Trends

  • Mexico Spill Response and Preparedness Efforts and Lessons Learned
  • Cool New Technologies for Oil Spill Response
  • Evolutionary Trends in Preparedness
  • Latin America and Caribbean Efforts, and Lessons Learned

Track 5: Information/Response Technologies and Research

  • Applied Technologies
  • Emerging Information Sources
  • Response Research
  • Shoreline Response and Assessment
  • Subsurface Oil Surveillance and Detection

Track 6: Subsea and Dispersant

  • Subsea Well Containment – Capping Stack Technology Update
  • Technical Advances in Subsea Dispersant
  • Navigating the “Approval“ Process for the Use of Oil Spill Response Tools

Track 7: Hurricane Harvey Response Lessons Learned

Hurricane Harvey Related Challenges and Salvage Case Studies

Regional Best Practices: Communication, Collaboration, and Coordination – Anticipating/Preparing for a Black Swan Event Parts 1 and 2

Hurricane Harvey: Perspectives from Regional Areas of Responsibility


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