Conference Schedule WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2008
0700 - 1400 Registration
0800 - 0950 MORNING SESSIONS
W 201 Placarding and Markings of Hazardous Materials
Instructor: Pat Fiori, CHP
Room: Wardroom Lounge
Learn what those placards mean and how to use them to protect yourself and the public.
This is an essential presentation for anyone who needs to understand the North American Emergency Response Guide. The orange guide book is the “bible” for first responders during the initial phase of a
hazardous materials incident.
W 202 Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)…A High Pressure Tube
Instructor: Jim Giles, Clean Fuels
Room: CPO Lounge
LNG is an extremely beneficial form of energy but just how dangerous is it? This class covers the
transportation and storage of compressed natural gas and other gas commodities (hydrogen, methane, etc). It will cover how to handle a hazardous incident involving LNG and a fire suppression demonstration will
W 203 Intermodal Transportation (repeats W215)
Instructor: Mike Grant, Union Pacific Railroad
Room: Classroom 1
Everything is being shipped by container freight, including hazardous materials. Learn how this system
from ships, to trains to trucks to your community works. Understand the special advantages and problems
of Intermodal shipping. This class covers loading requirements, safety and regulations and will discuss
mitigation in the event of a hazmat incident. . W 204 Maritime Transportation Incidents Instructor: RADM Carlton Moore, Retired U.S. Coast Guard
Room: Classroom 2
In recent months, maritime transportation incidents have garnered much public media and political attention. This course provides an overview of U.S. Coast Guard preparedness and response to maritime transportation incidents of different scales and different hazardous materials. High profile case studies such as the M/V Cosco Busan petroleum incident will be profiled.