It is just over two weeks to our Annual Conference and Awards Dinner sponsored by OAMPS Hazardous Industries!
I am keen to update you on the Conference programme which is below. It will be a solid day of interesting talks by our industry leaders!
The programme is as follows:
UK and Ireland Spill Association Annual Conference Programme 10 November 2022
0930 – Conference opening addresses – Chair, UK and Ireland Spill Association and Chair, International Spill Accreditation Scheme
0940 – Drivers for change in spill response – Neil Stodart, MD, Olteo Ltd
1020 – Sustainability in Spill Response – Why is this important? – Dan Ellis, Sustainability Manager OHES/Adler and Allan
1050 – Coffee and Tea Break
1120 – PFAS – Opportunity or threat – how do we deal with it?
1150 – Case Study 1 – Domestic Spill Case Study, Response, Design and Structural Liabilities.
Alex Moore, Spill Response Wales
1220 – Open discussion
1240 – Finger Buffet lunch in Exhibition area
1330 – Professional Indemnity Insurance – knowing when you should have it and the risks you take if you do not. Adam Shefras, OAMPS Hazardous Industries
1400 – Plastic and its implication that present opportunity – Josh Doran, Oracle/Plastic Pollution Working Group
1430 – Not oil – where there is muck there is brass! – Mark Orr, Executive Director
1500 – Coffee and Tea Break
1520 – Career pathways in spill response – Employment Opportunities Working Group
1610 – Case Study 2 – Persistent PFC’s – A timely tale of PFAS substances identification, assessment and mitigation associated with airport fire training and emergency response use! Adrian Bhreathnach, ASP Environmental
1640 – Open Discussion
1700 – Closing comments and thanks
The hotel website is at:
We have negotiated the following accommodation rates for this event:
9 Nov: Bed and Breakfast – £115
10 Nov: Conference Delegate Rate to include lunch, dinner and breakfast – £149
Please book your accommodation DIRECTLY with the hotel using the following links:
Book your group rate for UK & I Spill Association (Bed & Breakfast)
Book your group rate for UK & I Spill Association (24 hour Rate)
Talking to members there is real enthusiasm for a conference, dinner and awards event.
Please support it to make this a great event but please do book promptly to save a lot of short-notice panics!
Please do get your bookings in as I have to firm up numbers early next week
So far we have two teams entered for the Go Karting Challenge but we need a minimum of four teams of four to hold the event which is kindly being sponsored by NRC.
If you have any queries please do get in touch!