Please join BNSF for an upcoming New Westminster, BC tabletop and equipment deployment exercises. The tabletop exercise will be conducted in person and virtually through Microsoft TEAMS. A large number of participants will be attending in person. The Response Group (TRG) will be providing additional email(s) with instructions and a link to access Microsoft TEAMS as well as an exercise manual(s).
Tuesday, Sept. 20 (1300 – 1600 Pacific) – Microsoft TEAMs review and IAP Software Training. We will familiarize participants with the Microsoft TEAMS environment and review the IAP Software in the afternoon. The afternoon training will provide an opportunity to work through any technical issues you may have prior to the actual TTX and provide participants with an overview on how the exercise will be conducted in the virtual environment.
Wednesday, Sept. 21 (0800 – 1600 Pacific) –Evaluated Table Top Exercise. This will be a continuation of the 2021 TTX scenario and cover environmental impacts and stakeholder engagement of a crude oil release at New Westminster. We ask all participants to please be logged into your computer and checked into the TEAMS platform by 0730 Pacific. Please allow yourself plenty of time to work through any technical issues you may have the morning of the exercise. We will cover the check in-out process on Sept. 20 and additional instructions on this process will be provided by TRG. It is recommended each participant have two (2) computer screens available, one to view the TEAMS platform and one to view the IAP Software.
Thursday, Sept. 22 (0800 – 1600 Pacific) –Evaluated Fraser River Equipment Deployment: BNSF’s Response Organizations (ROs) will conduct an equipment deployment exercise on the Frazer River. An equipment deployment exercise manual will be provided by BNSF.
TTX Meeting Room and Hotel:
Executive Plaza Coquitlam
405 North Road
Coquitlam, BC V3K 4V9