Spillcon is the international oil spill conference for the Asia Pacific region. It takes place on a triennial basis, with the next event taking place in Perth from 20-24 May 2019.
Spillcon 2019 will bring together local, regional and global environmental and shipping representatives across industry, government and non-governmental organisations, providing an opportunity for discussion of issues including prevention, preparedness and response management. The IOPC Funds is looking forward to presenting at the conference and actively participating in the whole event, including in the exhibition where it will share a stand with the International Group of P&I Associations.
The IOPC Funds are pleased to support the 4th Adriatic Spill Conference and Exhibition, ADRIASPILLCON 2019, which will take place in Opatija, Croatia, from 28-30 May 2019. Organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia, the event aims to provide a forum where national, regional and international institutions, oil, chemical and shipping industries, the academic community, individual experts, specialised companies and equipment manufacturers can share their knowledge and experience.
The IOPC Funds will participate in the conference and have an exhibition stand where the Secretariat will be available to provide information about the role of the organisation, answer questions and distribute the latest IOPC Funds' publications.
SOPF 30th anniversary celebration
The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in an event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund (SOPF). The Director will deliver a presentation during a panel session on the contribution of Canada and SOPF to the international liability and compensation regime.
REMPEC Focal Points Meeting
The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in the 13th meeting of the Focal Points of the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC). In particular, the Funds have been invited to provide information on the latest developments in compensation for ship-source oil pollution damage.
IOPC Funds' Short Course
The next IOPC Funds' Short Course will take place from Monday 17 June to Friday 21 June 2019. 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 8 April 2019. See circular IOPC/2018/Circ.3 for more information.