INTERSPILL gives inspiring Input for the Oil Spill Response Community in Europe and the South Baltic

The triennial Event Interspill, that brings together all relevant stakeholders from Europe took place last week in the Excel Convention Center at the old Royal Victoria Docks in London. With more than 70 exhibitors and several hundred conference participants the Event offered a lot of possibilities to get new Input on technical developments, Projects and experience within the Spill Response community.

Nowhere else it is possible to get in touch with so many Producers and authorities at the same Moment. The attendence of SBOIL staff at this conference will defenitely create momentum for the Project and its development.

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SBOIL generated curiosity and offers of cooperation at INTED conference in spain

Between March 5-7th Research Associate Jennie Larsson from World Maritime University (WMU), presented the SBOIL project at the 12th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, INTED2018, in Valencia, Spain. The conference is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. It is a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and innovations on educational technology. The conference was a good platform for dissemination of information and exchange of ideas. The oral presentation of the SBOIL project generated several offers of cooperation from other Universities, particularly concerning the table top exercise. There was also a request from several participants, for the SBOIL project to come back in next year and present the results from the exercise. The SBOIL project was also presented as a conference paper with the title

„MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES: IMPROVING OIL SPILL RESPONSE IN THE SOUTH BALTIC SEA REGION“ (H. Nilsson, D. Dalaklis, J. Larsson, J. Pålsson).

For further reading about the conference, the presentations and different conference papers you can follow this link: https://iated.org/inted/

For further questions please don’t hesitate to contact Jennie Larsson, Research Associate& new contact person for the SBOIL project at World Maritime University: jl@wmu.se