The 31st Annual Meeting of the Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force was held virtually on November 18, 2020 and attended by approximately 250 participants. The Annual Meeting offered an opportunity for the Task Force members to share updates on our work on current issues in spill prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Annual Meeting was held in a virtual format. This year we focused on how COVID-19 has changed our work and operations, and lessons learned from responding to spills and conducting exercises in a virtual world.
Date: November 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Pacific Time (lunch break 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
Speaker Biographies here
Session 1: Task Force Jurisdictional Updates
Video of Session 1
Session 2: Task Force Projects Updates
Video of session 2
Session 3: Working in the Time of Covid-19: An Overview
Video of session 3
Session 4: Virtual Oil Spill Exercises 2020 – Lessons Learned
Video of session 4
Session 5: Response During COVID-19
Video of session 5
NOTE: This virtual event is free and open to the public. As such, participants should be aware that anyone attending the event is able to capture and share screen shots, statements, audio, and/or images. By registering for the event, you are acknowledging and accepting this as a possibility.