Meetings of the IOPC Funds' governing bodies
The next meetings of the IOPC Funds will take place during the week of 24 April 2017. Circulars containing the invitation and provisional agenda will be issued nearer the time. Further information can be found here.
International Oil Spill Conference
The International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) will take place from 15-18 May, in Long Beach, California, USA. Held on a three-year cycle in conjunction with the Interspill and Spillcon conferences, the IOSC provides a forum for professionals from the international community, the private sector, government, and non-governmental organisations to highlight and discuss innovations and best practices across the spectrum of prevention, preparedness, response and restoration. The Funds will participate in the conference and have an exhibition stand. The theme for IOSC 2017 is Prevent, Prepare, Respond and Restore. More information can be found here.
IOPC Funds' Short Course
The next IOPC Funds' Short Course will take place from Monday 26 June to Friday 30 June 2017. The Course has a maximum of ten places for self-funded participants. Nominations for participation should come directly from governments of 1992 Fund Member States. The deadline for the receipt of nominations is 14 April 2017. See circular IOPC/2017/Circ.2 for more information.
Interspill 2018, the European oil spill conference and exhibition, will take place at Excel, in London over 13-15 March 2018. Being a member of the organising committee, the IOPC Funds' Secretariat will be involved in the organisation of the event and will also have a stand providing information on the work of the organisation as well as guidance on the claims process and admissibility criteria. Interspill 2018 will be preceded by a small number of training course. Further information can be found here.