The International Forum on Group V (Non-buoyant) Oils 9-10 September 2014 Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Building 130 Atwater, Detroit, MI 48226 The International Spill Control Organization, Sponsors and Management and Program Committee have issued an industry-wide call for participation. The Forum covers the following general aspects of the Group V (Non-buoyant) Oil issues:
1. Regulatory Rulemaking Updates 2. Fate and Behavior of Group V non buoyant, sinking oils 3. Storage and Transport issues (maritime, pipelines, rail and trucking) 4. Detection and Surveillance of non buoyant sinking oils 5. Group V Response Preparedness 6. Group V non buoyant oil response strategies, counter-measures, containment, recovery methods and equipment 7. Case studies in all categories are acceptable.
All abstracts will be reviewed for content and relevance by the committee and are selected by consensus.
All submissions should:
Be objective and include practical and impartial information.
Identify primary and contributing authors.
Indicate the topic or focus most appropriate for the presentation.
The Abstract Submission due date is June 15, 2014. You will receive email confirmation when your submission has been received. Speakers will receive notification as to acceptance or non-acceptance by June 30, 2014. Thank you for your interest in participating in the Forum.