Professional Meetings

February 25, 2014

Debrief of the Supreme Court's Oral Argument on EPA's GHG Rulemakings

Join ELI and distinguished panelists, many of whom participated in EPA's GHG case before SCOTUS, to discuss and dissect the previous day’s oral argument and the implications of the potential outcomes for clients and policy moving forward. Takes place at the DC Bar Association in Washington, DC and via teleconference.

February 20, 2014

Resolved: EPA and States Can Regulate Emissions Outside the Facility Fenceline Under Clean Air Act Section 111

Whether U.S. EPA and states can regulate emissions outside the facility fenceline is a critical factor in shaping the regulatory response to climate change using Clean Air Act Section 111. There has been much rhetoric about the ability of states and EPA to create regulatory tools but policy experts and professionals need a more definitive answer. To address this topic two expert teams will argue the resolution, ask questions of the other side, and identify points of agreement and disagreement at the Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC and via teleconference.

February 5, 2014

Key Legal Issues Facing the Administration in 2014: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources

The Environmental Law Institute will host a panel of four expert practitioners with an “inside-baseball” discussion about upcoming policies and regulatory agendas at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Interior, among other regulatory agencies. Attend live in Washington, DC or via teleconference, 12:00-1:30 p.m. RSVP by Jan 31.

March 12, 2014 to March 16, 2014

Environmental History Conference in San Francisco

ASEH's 2014 Environmental History Conference in San Francisco, March 12-16, will include more than 100 sessions, 10 field trips, a digital history workshop, and more.

December 9, 2013 to December 12, 2013

Society for Risk Analysis Meeting in Baltimore, MD

Key policy issues are up for discussion at the SRA's annual meeting in Baltimore, MD. Sessions will include sustainability, Big Data, bioterrorism, nanotechnology, toxics, climate change, food safety and whether regulation kills jobs, among many others.

November 14, 2013

Book Author Pitch Slam in Seattle

Is there a topic you've been covering in depth that is screaming for further, more in-depth exploration? Is there an untold story or piece of environmental science or history that is unique to this region and its people that you've been pondering? Now is the time to bring out your ideas. Come to the first University of Washington Press/SEJ book pitch slam Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 6-8 pm in Seattle.

September 16, 2013

Does The Environment Matter?

The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, in association with the Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, presents panelists (including 3 SEJ members) from a wide range of media who will discuss the state of environmental journalism, addressing questions about the future of investigative reporting, evolving media and why we should care about the environment. Moderated by National Geographic's Edwin Dobb.

October 22, 2013

Interactive Forum on Corporate Environmental Management in the Era of Big Data

This half-day Environmental Law Institute conference in Washington, DC will include panel discussions on the applications and implications of big data for corporate environmental management, including a focus on traceability and food. Keynote speakers and panelists will include prominent corporate decision-makers, data scientists, practicing lawyers, academics and nongovernmental organization leaders. Open to the public; RSVP by Oct 16th.

October 22, 2013

U.S. Agriculture and the Global Environment

This year's Environmental Law Institute – Miriam Hamilton Keare Policy Forum, in Washington, DC, will focus on the environmental and human effects of modern agriculture through the lens of the Farm Bill. Open to the public; RSVP by Oct 14th.

September 18, 2013

The Smart Grid: The Policy Challenges of a Connected Grid

In our final Smart Grid mini-series panel, legal and energy policy experts will help us understand those more personal implications of the Smart Grid, including active and passive demand management, smart meters, time-of-use pricing, as well as the consumer and privacy issues that they raise. Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute at the UC Berkeley School of Law (and via teleconference).

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