PortTech Forum: Spills Happen

PortTech’s June Forum will examine preparation for and response to hazardous material incidents.  The program will feature three experts with broad experience in incident response.

For the past two years, Mr. TThomas Haughomas (Tom) Haug has been the West Coast Emergency Response Coordinator for Witt O’Brien’s. His primary focus is as an Incident Command and Qualified Individual representing the Oil and Gas Industry and US & Foreign commercial vessels during man-made and natural disasters and maritime related accidents. Additionally, he works with the Oil and Gas industry during their emergency response exercises and management training sessions throughout the year to increase their ability to efficiently and quickly respond to emergencies.

Tom is retired from the U.S. Coast Guard where he served as, among other positions, a marine inspector and federal on-scene coordinator representative. He was previously employed by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department in the Office of Emergency Services. Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University of Maryland University College.

From everyday industrial processes to major environmental remediation efforts, companies large and small deal with oil, fuel, paint and chemical cleanup efforts.

Join us for a discussion on industry best practices for environmental disaster preparedness, response and recovery in and around the Port complex. Learn about new technologies and opportunities for entrepreneurs in this exciting space. The Forum bring together technical experts, and leaders from public and private sectors to participate in solutions to environmental management challenges.

Register here:  Spills Happen

June 19th, 0800 – 1030, Los Angeles Harbor College