2014 Annual Meeting Schedule

NOIA-Annual-Meeting-BannerWednesday, April 9:

12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                       

Hospitality Room

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.  

“Offshore Renewable Energy: What’s Next for Leasing and Development?”

Offshore Renewables Committee

Speaker: John Cossa,

Beveridge & Diamond

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.             

Geologic & Geophysical Committee

Speakers: Brian Salerno,

Director, Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)

Gary Goeke

Gulf of Mexico Region

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.             

Executive Committee

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.             

Welcoming Reception

Thursday, April 10:

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.             

Hospitality Room

8:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.             


Congressional Panel

Moderator: Randall Luthi, NOIA


Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

Rep. John Barrow (D-GA)

Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL)

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.           

General Session

Speaker: Karen Alderman Harbert,

President & CEO,

Institute for 21st Century Energy,

US Chamber of Commerce

10:30 a.m. -11:10 a.m.           

General Session

Speaker: Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)

11:20 a.m. -12:10 p.m.          

Public Affairs & Education Committee

“How to Lead Your Company Through a Potentially Devastating Event”

Speakers: Thomas Campbell,

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Richard S. Levick, ESQ.,

President & CEO, LEVICK

12:15 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.          


Speaker: Marci Rossell, Ph.D.

Former Chief Economist for CNBC & Financial Journalist


Safety in Seas Awards Presentation 

1:50 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.            

PAC Advisory Committee

Speaker: Rep. Greg Walden, (R-OR)

Chairman, National Republican Congressional Committee

2:50 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.            


“Offshore Issues: A Look Ahead”

Moderator Randall Luthi, NOIA

Government and industry experts identify and discuss offshore development issues likely to be at the center of attention in 2014 and beyond.


Jamie Pollard

Vice President, Global Sand Management Services


“Enhance Oil Recovery/Offshore Hydraulic Fracturing”

David Bernhardt

Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

“Regulation of Contractors”

Wayne D’Angelo

Special Counsel, Kelley Drye

“Endangered Species Act”

Andre King

Project Lead, Voluntary Confidential Near-Miss Reporting System, BSEE

“Near-Miss Incident Reporting”

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.            

Board of Directors &

Membership Committee

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.            


7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.          

Annual Banquet

Featuring the Capital Steps

They put the “Mock” in Democracy!

Friday, April 11:

7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.           

Hospitality Room

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 


“Policy, Politics and the Economy: Where Are We Headed”

Speaker: Eric Bolling

Host of FOX News’ “The Five”

9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.           

Health Safety Security & Environment Committee

“FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Program”

Shawn F. VanSlyke,

Unit Chief, Crisis Negotiation Unit

Michael R. Parmigiani,

Supervisory Special Agent, International Violent Crime

“National Security Concerns in the Oil And Natural Gas Industry”

Speakers: Special Agent Leslie Kopper

US Department of Justice

“Current Trends in Intellectual Property”

Steve Lupo

FBI Houston

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.          

Government Affairs Committee

Speaker: Guillermo Ignacio Garcia Alcocer

General Director of Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons, Mexican Ministry of Energy

11:40 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Technology Policy Committee

Speaker: Joe Levine

Chief, Emerging Technologies, BSEE

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.          

Buffet Lunch

All committee meetings and general

sessions are open to all meeting

attendees with the exception of the

Executive Committee Meeting.