Professional Meetings

June 20, 2011 to June 23, 2011

The National Healthy Homes Conference

The National Healthy Homes Conference (NHHC) is a federally-sponsored event, bringing together a wide range of health, housing and environmental professionals to work toward making housing healthy, safe and environmentally sustainable.

April 14, 2011

Nuts and Bolts of Marcellus Shale Drilling and Fracking

Join an expert panel, hosted by Environmental Law Institute,  in a discussion of developments in Marcellus Shale, where the issues mirror those of other gas fields across the country, and stay tuned for the second installment on May 19, 2011, Policy Implications of Marcellus Shale Drilling and Fracking.

April 13, 2011

American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut: The Next Landmark Supreme Court Climate Case

On April 19 the Supreme Court will hear arguments to decide whether states and private parties can sue power companies under federal common law for contributing to global warming and compel them to cap CO2 emissions. This panel, hosted by Environmental Law Institute, will discuss and debate the major issues at play and the likely outcome of the case.

March 29, 2011

The (Not So) New Executive Order on Regulatory Review, and What to Expect

The Environmental Law Institute invites you to join a panel discussion of the practical consequences of the regulatory EO; the process that will be used; environmental regulations and agencies expected to receive greater scrutiny; the role of Congress; and legal questions about the EO’s authority.

March 21, 2011 to March 24, 2011

Bridging the Gaps: Public Health and Radiation Emergency Preparedness

The Radiation Studies Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will sponsor a national conference on public health preparedness for radiation emergencies. 

April 11, 2011 to April 14, 2011

BioCycle Global 2011

This four-day global event will bring together facility managers, developers, public officials, investors, regulators, researchers, industry executives, equipment providers, haulers, advocates and other professionals from around the world dedicated to a common goal of successful and sustainable organic resource management.

March 17, 2011

Designing Effective and Enforceable Catch Share Systems

 This session, part of the Environmental Law Institute's 2011 Ocean Seminar Series, experts will discuss some of the key issues and possible solutions related to NOAA's new policy encouraging adoption of catch share systems nationwide.

June 23, 2011 to June 26, 2011

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Conference

The theme of the 2011 AESS Conference, hosted by the University of Vermont in Burlington, is "Confronting Complexity."

March 5, 2011

Poisons: When Good Chemicals Turn Bad

This seminar, presented by the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program in collaboration with the Society of Toxicology, features an overview of the latest research in the science of toxicology, the study of the adverse effects of chemical, biological, and physical substances on people, animals, and the environment.

April 19, 2011

Covering the Green Economy – Follow the Green Money

In this free webinar, Russ Choma will teach you the skills to find the green money trail on your beat. He’ll show you how to track green stimulus projects and identify the other cash trickling from Washington into your backyard. 

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