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Inuvik Roundtable on Arctic Offshore Drilling - Ottawa Forum Presentations

The following are the materials from the presentations. We are providing links to the NEB transcripts of the proceedings in Inuvik for each day, as well as the material related to the presentations in Ottawa.

[Monday] [Tuesday] [Wednesday] [Thursday] [Friday]


Monday, September 12, 2011

Welcome to the Ottawa Forum

Peter Russell, CEO RESTCo

Inuvik Audiocast

Robert Steedman (March 2011 video)

The Beaufort Sea Project

Dr. W.A. Adams
Presentation Slides (PPT) 21 MB
Presentation (MPG) 914 MB

Discussion Break

Inuvik Audiocast

NEB Transcripts for Day 1


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Canada Science and Technology Museum Welcome, Energy Outreach Program, Tour of Energy Exhibit

For information about the museum's energy initiative, visit their website.

Inuvik Audiocast

Spill Green Oil Cleanup Technology

Glenn Burton, Spill Green Inc.
Slide Deck (PPT) 6 MB
PDF version of slide deck (PDF) 2.9 MB
Presentation (MPG) 1.6 GB
Demo (MPG) 610 MB

Images from small experiments
Cleaned Gravel in SG Product after spill
Cleaned Gravel in water (SG product floating with absorbed oil) after spill
Absorbed motor oil
Absorbed lamp oil
Used motor oil absorbed in SG product
(it is worth noting there is no oil smell associated with any of these open containers)

Inuvik Audiocast

NEB Transcripts for Day 2


Wednesday, September 14, 2011

[*Sorry, this article has been removed from the gaia-health.com website] BP's Gusher - Still Gushing? (see video in Web page)

Blowout - Is Canada Next? (video)

Inuvik Audiocast

Extreme Spill Technology (EST)

David Prior, Extreme Spill Technology (EST)
Slide Deck (PPTX) 4 MB
Presentation (MPG) 1.6 GB
EST Brochure (PDF) 1 MB

Inuvik Audiocast

NEB Transcripts for Day 3


Thursday, September 15, 2011

Oil Spill Remediation in the Real World

Chris Ives, ERIA Ecosystems
(see Friday afternoon presentations for related material)

Conversation with Prof. Peter Wadhams re: Fermo (Italy) Conference next week

Inuvik Audiocast

Facing Climate Change: the Arctic Perspective

John Streicker, BSc, M.Eng, P.Eng (President-elect, Green Party of Canada)
(from Whitehorse via Skype)
(introduction by Jean-Luc Cooke, P.Eng.)
Presentation (MPG) 1.4 GB

Inuvik Audiocast

NEB Transcripts for Day 4

Timely News Stories Elsewhere

2011-09-14 Chevron Confirms Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak

2011-09-14 Dire Warning Over Arctic Sea Ice Melt


Friday, September 16, 2011

Rob Powell - Director of the World Wildlife Fund's Mackenzie River Basin Program, Myron Ebell - Director of the Centre for Energy and the Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Nellie Cournoyea - Chair of the Inuvialuit Regional Corp., were featured this morning on CBC Radio One program The Current regarding the Roundtable underway in Inuvik.

Energy Efficient Housing for the North

Peter Russell, P.Eng., Peter Russell Associates
Slide Deck (PDF) 3.6 MB
Presentation (MPG) 1.5 GB

Inuvik Audiocast

Oil Spill Remediation in the Real World

Chris Ives, ERIA Ecosystems
Slide Deck (PDF) 11.7 MB
Presentation (MPG) 975 MB
Recommended video 1 - Costco Busan Spill (YouTube) 4.5 MB
Recommended video 2 - Oceana on Booms in Icy Water (YouTube) 8.6 MB

Inuvik Audiocast

NEB Transcripts for Day 5

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Ottawa Forum

Ottawa Forum Schedule

Background Documents

Event Sponsors

Presentations

Ottawa Forum Synopsis

*Oil Spills in Sea Ice - Past, Present and Future [sorry this website has disappeared]

Fermo Conference Statement
Fermo, Italy, October 7th, 2011

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