Emergency Response Task Force

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, May 14, 2015
From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transport Canada - 330 Sparks Street, Place de Ville,
Tower C, Ottawa, Ontario
FC 27-28-29-30 (food court area – basement level)

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION SPONSOR
9:30 1

Opening Remarks by Chair

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

9:35 2 Approval of the Agenda

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

9:40 3 Approval of the April 16, 2015 Meeting Decision Record

Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

9:50 4

ER Task Force Update

  • 2nd Quarterly Report
  • Summer Calendar
  • 3rd Quarterly Report – Final Report

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

10:10 5

Subgroup 4 (ERAP Program) Update

  • Real Time Data
  • Activation
  • Generic ERAP

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

10:20 6

Subgroup 5 (First Responders Training) Update

  • Update – Meeting in Calgary (Brian Ladds)
  • Update – NFPA Submission
  • Fire Survey

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

10:45   Coffee Break  
11:00 7

Summary and Findings on Class 3 Packing Group III Potential for ERAP Requirement

Clive Law,
Director,
Compliance and Response
TDG, Transport Canada

11:30 8

Presentation: Preparedness & Response

Environmental Emergencies Program: Things to Consider During Flammable Liquid Incidents

Simon Despatie
Preparedness & Response
Environmental Emergencies
Environment Canada

12:15   Lunch Break  
1:15 9

Subject Matter Experts’ Project Class 3 Analysis

  • Work plan - Timelines
  • Status - Progress Report

Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

1:30 10

Presentation: Flammable Liquids Volumes Transported by Rail

Monica Blaney
Chief, Safety Analytics
Safety Research and Analysis Directorate
TDG, Transport Canada

1:45 11

For Decision:
Subgroup 3 Update and Report on Suggested Recommendations

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

2:30 12

Roundtable - Comments, Questions and Answers

All

3:00 13

Priorities - Next Steps

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

3:15 14 Closing Remarks

Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada

16:00   Meeting Adjourned  
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