The MOIG Annual workshop usually held during the 4th quarter of each year offers attendees a special learning and networking opportunity as technical papers are presented from the oil industry, government, technical partners and emergency responders which often include HAZMAT and Oil spill responders. Workshop sessions include multiple opportunities that can help prepare attendees to successfully manage emergencies Read More .

Dedicated sessions include:

  • Tiered Response – The Internationally recognized system to effectively manage Tier 1 – Tier 2 and Tier 3 Incidents;
  • Incident Command System – The system used by some members and various emergency responders when they deploy on scene.  The technical papers outline the terms used, implementation methods, and how to turn authority from one individual to another effectively;
  • Dealing with the News Media – Managing the press;
  • Oil Spill Contingency Planning – Risk Assessments, Oil Spill Modeling, Resources, Actions and Data Management;
  • Exercise Design and Execution- From table top exercises to full scale drills, the open floor discussion are an invaluable opportunity for attendees to evaluate the quality of their own emergency plan and training.  This session are delivered by professional with the knowledge of how to design and deliver effective exercises;
  • Incident Management – Sharing any lessons learned in incidents since the last workshop;
  • Regional Emergency Response Agencies (REMPEC, EMSA etc.);
  • Other opportunities and benefits of attending the MOIG annual workshop include;
  • Networking – Industry and Government decision makers present, integration at all levels. Great networking opportunities;
  • Image – Attendees get the opportunity to appear in the MOIG newsletter and often national and international press coverage;
  • Latest Technology – Opportunity to engage with the Responders on response systems and the manufacturers on latest response equipment types.