IOSC Prevent. Prepare. Respond. Restore. IOSC 2017 | May 15-18, 2017 | Long Beach, CA


The International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) provides a vital forum for professionals from the international spill response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations to come together to tackle the greatest challenges facing us with sound science, practical innovation, social engineering, global research, and imagination.

The next IOSC will be May 15-18, 2017 in Long Beach, California.

Permanent Conference Committee


Triennial Events

IOSC is part of a triennial series of events including Interspill in Europe and Spillcon in Asia. The rotating conferences provide a platform for the sharing of oil spill preparedness and response expertise and ideas from around the globe.