November 9, 2018 - November 10, 2018

This symposium was sponsored by The George Washington University Law School's Environmental & Energy Law Program.
Cosponsors included the Environmental Law Institute and Dalhousie University.


This symposium covered various ocean-related legal topics including offshore energy, marine living resources, and conservation and sustainable use.
See the complete agenda/faculty listing HERE.

Topics Included:

  • Offshore Oil and Gas (Leasing, Safety, Other Issues)
  • Offshore Renewables (Tidal Energy, Wind)
  • International Fisheries (Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing; Climate Change)
  • Marine Mammal Protection (Noise, Entanglement, and Ship Strikes)
  • The UN BBNJ Process
  • Deep Seabed Mining
  • Closing Perspectives