Upcoming events

03 Apr

Workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention

Venue: London, United Kingdom, 03/04/2023

A workshop aimed at assisting States in their work towards ratification of the 2010 HNS Protocol has been organised by the delegation of Canada in cooperation with the Secretariats of IMO and the IOPC Funds. The workshop was due to take place at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London on 31 October and 1 November 2022 but has been postponed. The rescheduled workshop will now take place on 3 and 4 April 2023 (see Circular IOPC/2022/Circ.6) and will be conducted in person and in hybrid format. To facilitate participation, the workshop will take place directly following the meeting of the 110th session of the IMO Legal Committee (26 to 31 March 2023). The draft programme, provisional timetable for the workshop and registration details can be found in IMO Circular Letter no.4620/Rev.1.

22 May

May 2023 IOPC Funds meeting

Venue: London, United Kingdom, 22/05/2023

The next meeting of the IOPC Funds governing bodies will take place the week commencing 22 May 2023. A circular containing the invitation and provisional agenda will be issued nearer the time. Further information can be found here.

11 Sep

Spillcon 2023

Venue: Brisbane, Australia, 11/09/2023

Spillcon is the international oil spill conference for the Asia Pacific region. It takes place on a triennial basis, with the next event taking place from 11 – 15 September 2023 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.

This event has been organised by Australia’s key government and industry agencies responsible for Australia’s marine environmental protection arrangements, the Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) and the Australian Marine Oil Spill Centre (AMOSC). It aims to bring together local, regional and global environmental and shipping representatives across industry, government and non-government organisations to provide an avenue to discuss issues including causes and prevention, preparedness, response management and environmental issues.

06 Nov

November 2023 IOPC Funds Meeting

Venue: London, United Kingdom, 06/11/2023

The next regular meeting of the IOPC Funds governing bodies will take place the week commencing 6 November 2023. A circular containing the invitation and provisional agenda will be issued nearer the time. Further information can be found here.