Professional Meetings

November 13, 2012

Post-Election Law and Policy Directions for Shale Drilling

Beginning Nov. 13, ALI-CLE and the Environmental Law Institute offer a five-part series — via telephone or audio webcast — on shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing that offers an in-depth examination of the environmental law and policy issues facing companies, governments, activist groups, and citizens who are concerned about this critical area of our nation's energy infrastructure.

November 9, 2012

Securing Water Supplies for the Future: Risks, Challenges & Opportunities

This one-day event in Fort Worth, TX, hosted by the Texas Wesleyan Journal of Real Property Law, will focus on legal and policy issues related to local, regional, and national water scarcity challenges.

November 2, 2012

12th Annual Great Lakes Water Conference

New international, national and state laws impacting Great Lakes water quality and quantity will be the subjects of this event, sponsored by the University of Toledo College of Law and its affiliated Legal Institute of the Great Lakes. The keynote speaker is SEJ member Tom Henry, award-winning environmental writer for the Toledo Blade. The conference is free to the public.

November 8, 2012

Sustainable Cities: Harnessing Urbanization to Achieve Social and Environmental Goals

NYC Deputy Mayor Holloway and other expert panelists will speak at Environmental Law Institute's Sustainable Cities Forum in Washington, DC. The event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend, but you must RSVP by November 1, 2012.

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.

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