CONFERENCE AGENDA

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Hyatt Regency

Columbus, Ohio

Sunday, October 19th

   
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration      


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Local Tasting    

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.            

Welcome Reception
onsite 

 

Monday, October 20th

   
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.          

Continental Breakfast 

 
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration 





10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Guest Program

Columbus Zoo

 

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Jim Zehringer, Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

2014 IOGCC Chairman
Governor Phil Bryant, Mississippi

 

 
9:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Council of State Regulatory Officials

   
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Council of State Oil and Gas Attorneys

State vs Local Jurisdiction

 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Chairman's Stewardship Luncheon



1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

International Committee

Glenn Richardson, Managing Director, JobsOhio
The Oil and Gas Supply Chain

 
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee

Panel: State Regulatory Emergency Response Plan

Michael Teague, Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment

Lynn Helms, Director, Department of Mineral Resources, North Dakota Industrial Commission

Michael Williams, General Counsel, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Rhonda Reda, Executive Director, Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program

 



1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

State Review Committee


2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Break 

 
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Public Lands Committee

Samantha McDonald, Government Relations Manager, IPAA
The Endangered Species Act: A Federal Update on an Evolving Statute

Brad Thomas, Senior Environmental Scientist, Regulatory Affairs Coordinator, ConocoPhillips Alaska
Drill Rigs: Air Regulation & Impact Management




Public Outreach Committee

Doug Bannerman, Leader, Social Performance, DPNA Safety & Sustainability
Statoil Gulf Services LLC
API Community Engagement Guidelines

Bethany McCorkle, Chief of Communications, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

 Rhonda Reda, Executive Director, Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program
A Drill Bit Overview of Ohio’s Public Outreach and Education Initiatives


 

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

IOGCC/ EPA MOU Meeting

Craig Butler, Director, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

 
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Reception:  
Franklin Park Conservatory


 



Tuesday, October 21st

   
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast 

 
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Registration 


7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Finance Committee

 
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

General Session

Chairman's Address
Governor Phil Bryant, Mississippi
2014 IOGCC Chairman

Feature Speaker
Governor Gary R. Herbert, Utah
2015 IOGCC Chairman

State of Play: Ohio centric panel

Moderator: Jim Zehringer, Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Panelists: 
Craig Butler, Director, Ohio EPA

Rick Simmers, Chief, Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Larry Flowers, State Fire Marshal, Ohio Department of Commerce

David Mustine, Managing Director, JobsOhio



11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own


11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Steering Committee and Committee Chairs Meeting

   
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Energy Resources, Research and Technology Committee

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Environment and Safety Committee

Sara Longan, Ph.D, Executive Director, Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Wetlands Mitigation in Alaska

Induced Seismicity Panel

Rick Simmers, Chief, Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Tim Baker, Director, Division of Oil & Gas, Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Glen Brown, Senior Vice President of Geology, Continental Resources

 


 
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Business Session