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Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review: Washington D.C. Conference


March 29, 2019
9:30 am - 2:30 pm


The Environmental Law Institute 

1730 M Street, NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

Washington, DC


Topics of the conference will include:

  • Federal energy leasing
  • State preemption of local environmental initiatives
  • Free trade and selective enforcement of environmental laws

This event is free and open to the public but you must register.

  • Please register by March 25. Contact beeman@eli.org with questions.
  • For in-person attendance, REGISTER HERE. In-person attendees will recieve a complimentary lunch, and a reception will follow the conference.
  • For webinar/telecon, REGISTER HERE.  Webinar information will be emailed one business day prior to the event. If you are unsure if you can access the webinar via the GoToMeeting platform, please go HERE to view system requirements prior to registering.
  • All times noted are EASTERN Time. 

Please join the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt University Law School for the 12th Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference in Washington, DC.

The conference will feature the following speakers:

Federal Lands and Fossil Fuels: Maximizing Social Welfare in Federal Energy Leasing

  • Jayni Foley Hein (author), Natural Resources Director, Institute for Policy Integrity, Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law

  • Tommy Beaudreau, Partner, Environment, Land, and Resources Department, Latham & Watkins
  • Rebecca Fischer, Climate and Energy Program Attorney, and Daniel Timmons, Staff Attorney, Wild Earth Guardians

The Attack on American Cities

  • Richard C. Schragger (author), Perre Bowen Professor of Law, Joseph C. Carter, Jr. Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

  • Gus Bauman, Of Counsel, Land Use and Environment, Beveridge & Diamond
  • Kim Haddow (via webinar), Director, Local Solutions Support Center, Rockefeller Family Fund
  • Lewis Rosman, Senior Attorney, City of Philadelphia Law Department

Free Trade, Fair Trade, and Selective Enforcement

  • Timothy Meyer (author), FedEx Research Professor & Director of International Legal Studies Program, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Jay Campbell, Partner, White & Case
  • Sharon Treat, Senior Attorney, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Steve Wolfson (invited), Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 

Full Agenda Available HERE

For more information about ELPAR, please visit: https://www.eli.org/environmental-law-and-policy-annual-review