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External Speaking Engagements

ELI staff are often asked to speak or participate at conferences and workshops hosted by other groups and organizations. Recent and upcoming engagements are listed below. Visit the Events Calendar for a list of official ELI events.

March 2019

Reimagining Environmental and Natural Resources Law: 2020 and Beyond
March 25, 2019
The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC

John Pendergrass, Vice President, Programs and Publications, will be speaking to the GW Law Community to share his thoughts on what changes in environmental and natural resources law are needed to meet the very different challenges of the 21st century and the new tools available to meet these challenges. At the end of the program, the 2019 Jamie Grodsky Prize for Environmental Scholarship will be presented to the best paper written for a GW Law class during the 2018 calendar year. See https://www.law.gwu.edu/reimagining-environmental-and-natural-resources-law.

April 2019

National Adaptation Forum
April 23-25, 2019
Madison, WI

Senior Science & Policy Analyst Rebecca Kihslinger will be moderating Floodplain Acquisitions: Maximizing Opportunities for Hazard Mitigation, Habitat Restoration, and Community Benefit at this year's National Adaptation Forum. The Forum gathers the adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and mutual support. The Forum includes opportunities for professional development through formal trainings, facilitated practitioner presentations, and informal exchange of information all at a single venue. This event affords attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to make their work climate smart, share what they have learned with others, and develop a stronger network to be climate savvy in all that they do. Visit https://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/ for more information.

May 2019

U.S. – EU Environmental Colloquium
May 30, 2019
Center for American Studies, Rome, Italy

ELI President Scott Fulton will be speaking at the U.S.-EU Environmetal Colloquium in Rome, Italy. Scott will be participating in the session on Climate Change, where he will discuss tools for progress for developing and transitional economies. The Colloquium aims to encourage participation and collaboration between American and European Scholars on a regular basis to share the progress on new research and to launch new initiatives and projects for the implementation of environmental policies. Forum established by Dr. Giovanni Antonelli with the cooperation of Sapienza University of Rome. The agenda is available here. For more information, visit publicprocurementinternational.com/2019/02/24/u-s-eu-environmental-colloquium-rome-30-may-2019/

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