Professional Meetings

September 25, 2014 to September 27, 2014

Online News Association Conference

If you can’t make it to the ONA Conference and Awards in Chicago, they’ll be live-streaming keynotes and larger sessions, producing two-minute takeaway videos and live-blogging sessions. Sessions displaying a screen icon on the interactive schedule will be live-streamed and some sessions will have audio available afterward.

October 5, 2014 to October 11, 2014

International Union of Forest Research Organizations - 2014 World Congress

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations is holding its every-5th-year World Congress in Salt Lake City, UT this year. Media professionals are encouraged to attend. All attendees with a media/press pass will have access to the conference plenary, sub-plenary and technical sessions, the media room and press events, and entry to the expo floor.

August 11, 2014 to August 15, 2014

5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health

The conference, taking place in Montreal, provides an opportunity to address issues ranging from environmental impact on human and animal health and transmission of infectious diseases, to conservation and ecosystem management, to rural and urban development and planning. Scholarships to cover the event are available; June 3rd deadline.

June 17, 2014

U.S. GHG Leadership for Paris 2015

Join the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) for a look at likely greenhouse gas reduction efforts for the United States to propose at the Climate Summit 2014 in Paris. Our expert panel will identify where the U.S. is in progress towards our current target and how that target might be adjusted in the lead up to the 2015 Paris negotiations. This event is free and open to the public. Register by June 13.

June 11, 2014

Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Management: A Foundation for Corporate Compliance Assurance & Sustainability (an ELI Professional Practice Seminar)

Join the Environmental Law Institute and top Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) experts for a lively seminar in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) on the importance of managing risk; integrating EHS management systems into a company’s culture; and ensuring that sustainability goals and EHS management systems work together to drive compliance and manage performance.

May 29, 2014

Oil Pollution Act Update

Join the Environmental Law Institute as its expert panel brings you up to speed on developments in oil pollution law and discusses related issues. The event (in Washington DC and via teleconference) is free and open to the public. Register by May 26.

May 22, 2014

Will the New WOTUS Rule Float? (an ELI Professional Practice Seminar)

Join the Environmental Law Institute and an expert panel to discuss the genesis of the proposed rule and legal, practical, and economic implications of the proposed rule for various stakeholders. Event takes place 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Washington, DC and via teleconference.

May 20, 2014

Methane Leakage from Hydraulic Fracturing: A Science Update (an ELI Professional Practice Seminar)

Join the Environmental Law Institute for an online seminar examining the status of the science and policy on methane leakage from oil and gas wells, pipelines, and processing.

March 25, 2014

Energy Law for Non-Energy Attorneys: The Regulatory Framework of Domestic Energy Production

Join a three-part teleconference series designed to introduce non-energy attorneys to energy law by looking at the legal and regulatory framework and issues in domestic energy production, energy distribution, and energy consumption: The Regulatory Framework of Domestic Energy Production (March 25), Getting Energy to Market (April 8), and Electricity Consumption (April 22). Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and the American Law Institute.

February 27, 2014

Update on Recent U.S. and International Efforts to Combat Illicit Wildlife Trafficking

This Environmental Law Institute panel in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) will bring together governmental, nongovernmental, private sector and academic representatives to discuss recent domestic and international efforts to combat wildlife trafficking, the Executive Order on Wildlife Trafficking, and describe efforts of the Administration to implement the Executive Order.

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