Professional Meetings

August 5, 2015 to August 9, 2015

National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention

The NABJ will gather Aug 5-9, 2015 in Minneapolis for the 40th Annual Convention. Thousands of journalists, media executives, public relations professionals, and students are expected to attend to network, participate in professional development sessions and celebrate excellence in journalism.

June 22, 2012 to June 24, 2012

3rd East-West Center International Media Conference

Taking place in Seoul, South Korea, the conference will look at news and journalism issues in Asia, the Pacific and United States through the prism of New Media, and how its growing use is not only shaping the way people get their news but also the stories themselves.

December 9, 2011

EPA and the Economy: Seeing Green?

In this Environmental Law Institute seminar in Washington, DC  (and via teleconference), expert panelists will discuss the economic ramifications of EPA’s regulations, whether regulations create or kill jobs, and recent legislative attempts — such as the REINS Act, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011, and the use of the Congressional Review Act — to increase Congressional oversight and restrain EPA action.

December 1, 2011

Federal Climate Change Adaptation: Current Efforts, Political Debates, and Future Potential

The Environmental Law Institute invites you to join University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Law professor Victor B. Flatt in Washington, DC (or via teleconference) for a review of what has happened so far in climate change adaptation at the federal level, what legal authority exists for further adaptation policy, and the current political debate surrounding the issue which could affect federal policy making.

November 30, 2011

Harnessing NEPA to Manage Cumulative Impacts in the Ocean

This Environmental Law Institute seminar in Washington, DC (and via teleconference) will bring together experts to discuss methods for improving cumulative environmental impacts analysis and utilizing NEPA to enhance ecosystem-based, adaptive management of human activities in the ocean.

November 30, 2011

TSCA Reform Series: Risk Management

This webinar, convened by the Environmental Law Institute, will examine reform of EPA authorities to control the sale, distribution, releases and use of chemicals. Topics to be addressed include: standard of proof; the role of cost/benefit analysis; private firm obligations; approaches to new technologies such as nanotech; and role of downstream users of chemicals.

November 17, 2011

Wind Energy, Wildlife, and Endangered Species

Co-sponsored by Patton Boggs LLP and the Environmental Law Institute, this seminar in Washington, DC will address the issues of wind power's adverse effects on birds and other wildlife, and related legal issues, from several points of view, including developers, environmental groups, and the federal government.

October 19, 2011

2011 Environmental Law Institute's Annual Miriam Hamilton Keare Policy Forum: Toward a Rational Energy Policy

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and DOE official David Sandalow will be among the speakers at this free ELI forum, held every year in the hours preceding the Institute's annual award dinner (when we will honor U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu with the 2011 ELI Award for Achievement in Environmental Law, Policy, and Management).

September 28, 2011

Supreme Court Review and Preview

The Environmental Law Institute's free annual Associates Seminar, with some of the pre-eminent experts on environmental law and the Court, will examine the docketed cases, changes in the Court, and the implications of recent decisions. Attend in person in Cambridge, MA, or via teleconference. RSVP by September 23rd.

September 20, 2011

TSCA Reform Webinar Series: Hazard, Use, and Exposure Data

This free Environmental Law Institute teleconference will explore topics such as the scope of EPA authority to require information and data, including on new chemicals such as nanomaterials; testing, including mutual acceptance of data and emerging methodologies; and the role of downstream users of chemicals. RSVP by September 16th.

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