Professional Meetings

September 25, 2012

Supreme Court Review & Preview

This panel, convened by the Environmental Law Institute, will discuss the potential significance for environmental lawyers of the Court's decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Court's ruling and likely rulings in a series of Clean Water Act cases decided last term and to be argued this term, and several other environmental cases pending before the Court. Attend in Cambridge, MA or via webcast.

September 20, 2012

Wind and Waves: The Future of Ocean Energy

How can offshore renewable energy projects be sited to avoid impacts to sensitive marine life? Can the promise be delivered, and if so, when? Panelists help develop answers based on their real-world experience as regulators, developers, and stake-holders for PG&E's WaveConnect project and the first U.S. offshore wind project, Cape Wind.

September 14, 2012

Agriculture and Environmental Protection: The 2012 Farm Bill and Beyond

This national teleconference will address a range of environmental and natural resource issues related to the new Farm Bill. Topics will include: potential changes to working lands and land retirement conservation programs; the scope of compliance requirements under "sodbuster," "swampbuster," and other programs; organic food production incentives; and what the new legislation may mean for concentrated animal feeding operations.

September 13, 2012

Ocean and Coastal Law Enforcement: Enforcing Ocean Water Quality Standards

In the final installment of a three-part focus series on Ocean and Coastal Law Enforcement, this seminar will explore the enforcement of ocean water quality standards.

April 9, 2013 to April 13, 2013

AAG Annual Meeting

Get the latest in research and applications in environment, energy, climate, sustainability, and health GIS at the Association of American Geographers annual gathering in Los Angeles.

September 10, 2012 to September 13, 2012

2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting

The Nation's largest ecological research network will hold its triennial meeting at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado.

July 19, 2013 to July 21, 2013

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

The annual Mayborn Conference, created by the University of North Texas' Mayborn School of Journalism, enhances the quality of nonfiction writing, encourages innovation, and creates a community of factual storytellers who maintain an unflinching faith in the narrative craft. Conference attendees can submit their best writing samples to win cash , prizes and a day-long workshop before the conference begins.

June 3, 2012 to June 6, 2012

The Coastal Society's 23rd International Conference

Special focus at this conference in Miami will be on the impacts the Panama Canal expansion will have on coastal environments near Florida’s deep-water ports. Connect with the experts and acquire fact-based background at one of the longest running series of coastal conferences in the U.S.

April 27, 2012

Fisheries Law Enforcement: Status and Challenges

In this session, part of the Environmental Law Institute's Ocean Seminar Series, panelists will discuss the key challenges facing fisheries law enforcement agencies and the regulated industry, ongoing reform efforts, and what additional actions and solutions may be necessary to ensure that the system maximizes fisheries compliance. RSVP by April 25th.

April 25, 2012

A Coherent Energy Policy or Bust?

In this Environmental Law Institute seminar (in Washington, DC, and via teleconference), Michael Graetz, author of The End of Energy, and four other distinguished panelists will discuss issues related to an implemented, comprehensive energy policy.

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