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DAY One – Thursday, November 21st
9:00 – 9:10 Welcoming Comments – Queen Anne Ballroom
Carl Weimer, Executive Director, Pipeline Safety Trust
9:10 – 9:30 Opening Address – Queen Anne Ballroom
Cynthia Quarterman, Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
9:30 – 10:00 General Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
With high profile incidents, and calls by many for improved regulations, what’s the holdup?
Carl Weimer, Executive Director, Pipeline Safety Trust
Linda Daugherty, Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations, PHMSA
10:00 – 10:15 Food For Thought Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Why we think more emphasis should be placed on Consequences – Carl Weimer, Executive Director, PST
The problems that come from people focusing too much on Consequences – Bill Byrd, RCP
10:30 – 11:50 General Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Public Awareness Extravaganza – Can you have Public Awareness without Industry and Regulator Awareness?
The industry knows what they want us to know, do they care what we want to know? Carl Weimer, Executive Director, Pipeline Safety Trust
What did the inspections of Public Awareness programs find? – Harold Winnie, Central Region CATS Manager, PHMSA
Benchmarks – Do we know where we are trying to go? Jim Antonevich, President, Metrix Matrix Inc
Public Transparency and information holes? – Samya Lutz, Outreach Coordinator, Pipeline Safety Trust
Industry efforts to listen to public desires – Shawn Lyon, Vice President of Operations, Marathon Pipe Line LLC
Panel Q & A
11:50 – 12:15 Food For Thought Session – Real Public Involvement – Queen Anne Ballroom
Connie Jackson, City Manager, San Bruno, CA – A California Pipeline Safety Trust
Carl Weimer, Executive Director, Pipeline Safety Trust – A Great Lakes Pipeline Safety Trust
Panel Q & A
1:30 – 1:45 Afternoon Keynote – Queen Anne Ballroom
Ed Pawlowski, Mayor, Allentown, Pennsylvania – The Need for a Mayors’ Council on Pipeline Safety
1:45 – 3:00 Breakout Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Local authority – what’s allowed / what’s pre-empted? Why so much confusion?
Rebecca Craven, Program Director, Pipeline Safety Trust
Tom FitzGerald, Director, Kentucky Resource Council
Carolyn Elefant, Principal, Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant
Panel Q & A
3:15 – 4:30 Breakout Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Gathering lines – Thousands of new miles. Unregulated? Really??
Don McCoy, Director of Pipeline Safety, Access Midstream
David Lykken, Pipeline Safety Director, Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission & Secretary, NAPSR
Josh Joswick, Colorado Front Range Organizer, Earthworks Oil & Gas Accountability Project
Panel Q & A
DAY TWO – Friday, November 22nd
9:00 – 9:20 Day 2 Keynote – Queen Anne Ballroom
Tim Felt, President & CEO, Colonial Pipeline
9:20 – 10:30 Breakout Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Who oversees the regulators? Is PHMSA’s oversight of state efforts adequate? What is happening with NTSB’s call for more meaningful oversight metrics?
Robert Miller, Pipeline Safety Supervisor, Arizona Corporation Commission & Vice Chair, NAPSR
Scott Macey, Program Director, Office of Inspector General, USDOT
Austin Yang, Deputy City Attorney, San Francisco, CA
Alan Mayberry, Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs, PHMSA
Panel Q&A
10:45 – 11:00 Food For Thought Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Is PIPA dead because of the inability to address the real issues?– Carl Weimer
PIPA, moving slowly but making good progress to institutionalize risk informed planning – Christie Murray, Program Development Director, PHMSA
11:00 – 12:15 General Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Landowner panel – Wins, losses and grumblings
Ann Jarrell, Mayflower AR
David Gallagher, Ceresco, MI
Jennifer Baker, Monkton, VT
1:30 – 2:45 General Session – Queen Anne Ballroom
Who else helps drive safety? – Insurance companies, environmental groups, unions?
David Barnett, Special Representative, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters
Mark Hereth, Managing Director, The Blacksmith Group / P-PIC
Beth Wallace, Regional Community Outreach Coordinator, National Wildlife Federation
• Lois Epstein, Arctic Program Director, The Wilderness Society
Panel Q & A