Professional Meetings

August 12, 2013

Government Public Affairs Offices: More Hindrance Than Help for Open Government?

A National Press Club panel will convene in Washington, DC on Aug. 12 to debate federal public-affairs practices that some say can cut the public off from its affairs. Although executive branch communications offices can be useful, at times indispensable, in helping the press cover the government, reporters need to always be free to seek information in other ways. Yet doing so has become difficult to a degree that some say jeopardizes open government.

October 12, 2013 to October 15, 2013

Global Investigative Journalism Conference

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is holding its 8th GIJC conference in Rio de Janeiro, in conjunction with two other seminal events in international muckraking: Latin America’s annual COLPIN conference on investigative reporting, and the national congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association.

July 15, 2013

Wetlands, Wildlife Habitat, and Flood Hazards in the Rock River Basin Webinar Series: Wetland Restoration in the Rock River Basin

This Environmental Law Institute webinar series is designed to identify opportunities for emergency, floodplain, and wetland management agencies to work together to maximize the flood control and ecosystem service benefits of our wetlands, thereby saving financial and environmental resources and building community resilience to climate change.

July 18, 2013

The Local Environment at the Department of Defense

As stewards of natural resources, the DoD is faced with structural and environmental management tasks of monumental proportions. Join our panel of experts at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC (or via teleconference) to learn more about the specific challenges the DoD faces and how they are addressing them through initiatives, policy, and action. The panel will also discuss President Obama's recently announced climate change initiatives. RSVP by July 12th.

June 13, 2013

Google Crisis Response: Tools for Journalists Covering Natural Disasters

The National Press Foundation invites you to join Google's Geo Media Program Manager online at 11:00 a.m. ET for an hour on Thursday, June 13, to learn about Google tools that can add depth and breadth to your coverage when disaster strikes.

June 6, 2013

Canadian Science in Crisis: Research, Responsibility and the Right to Speak

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression presents renowned Canadian climatologist Dr. Gordon McBean in conversation with journalist Anna Maria Tremonti, host of CBC’s “The Current”, about the importance of free expression to the scientific field and what happens to scientific endeavours when the right to free expression is restricted. The event will be filmed and posted to their website the following day.

July 11, 2013

ECOS Conference - "The Path To New Energy: Hydraulic Fracturing In Focus"

The Environmental Council of the States sponsors this event in Washington, DC.

June 10, 2013

A Summit on Private Environmental Governance: Facing the Challenges of Voluntary Standards, Supply Chains and Green Marketing

The conference will identify, for stakeholders across affected industries and NGOs, how sustainability initiatives, standard-setting, consumer protection and competition law work together in this important and rapidly developing area. Hosted by the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC.

June 11, 2013 to July 16, 2013

ELI Summer School Series 2013

These seven FREE training sessions on environmental law are open to the public. Topics include NEPA, CAA, CWA, Land Use, Hazardous Waste, and Product Safety. Attend at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC or via teleconference.

May 2, 2013

Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities in Global Shark Conservation

Experts will discuss the implications of the March 2013 CITES decision, the current status of domestic and international shark protection efforts, and potential approaches to ensuring a long-term future for sharks. Hosted by the Environmental Law Institute, the event is free and open to the public to attend in person or by teleconference. RSVP by Apr 30.


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