North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is set to present “Safety in the Arctic”, a seminar addressing topics of preparedness, prevention and protection specific to the Arctic waters.
The event will take place at the Hotel Captain Cook on August 13, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska.
"On the eve of offshore drilling in the Arctic, NAMEPA is gathering the experts in the field to outline the safety measures being deployed in this effort to protect the marine environment," stated Clay Maitland, founding chairman of NAMEPA.
In addition to Maitland, other scheduled speakers include U.S. Senator (Alaska) Lisa Murkowski; Rear Adm. Dan Abel, Commander D17-U.S. Coast Guard; Mead Treadwell, Pt Capital; Kara Moriarty, AOGA; C. Agneta Dahl- MEP, Director, NJ Resources, Inc.; Matt Hahne, Resolve Marine; Vice Adm. Brian Salerno, Bureau of Environmental Safety and Enforcement; Drue Pearce, Crowell & Moring; Jim Butler, Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network; Dr. Tara Riemer, Alaska SeaLife Center; Willie Goodwin, Alaska Beluga Whale Committee; Mark Swanson, Prince William Sound RCAC; Charlotte Brower, Mayor North Slope Borough; and Rear Adm. Duncan Smith (USCGR- Ret.), Smith Advocacy Group.