Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment | Symposium 2011
Regulating Resource Extraction: Creating Order from a Legal Morass
The Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment is proud to announce the theme for its 2011 Symposium: Regulating Resource Extraction: Creating Order in a Legal Morass. The symposium will feature legal scholars and practitioners from around the country discussing the current legal and technical issues related to the field of oil, coal, and natural gas extraction.
The tentative panel discussions include: Resource Extraction and Its Effect on Ecosystems; The Impact of Licensing and Regulations; The Role of Emergency Management in Mining and Drilling Disasters; and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Modern Day Mining and Drilling Business.
The Symposium will take place on Friday February 18, 2011 at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. If you have recently written on this topic and would like to be a part of the symposium, please contact the journal at JECE@law.wlu.edu. If you plan to write on this topic and would like your paper considered for publication in our 2011 Symposium Issue, due to be released in the fall of 2011, please e-mail your manuscript or abstract to us at the address above.
Symposium Schedule (updated Feb. 18):
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM
Welcome and opening remarks
9:05 AM – 10:30 AM
Panel One: The Impact of Licensing and Regulations/ The Role of Emergency
Management in Mining and Drilling Disasters
Speakers: Patrick McGinley, Robert McLusky, Mark Davis
Video coming soon.
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Panel Two: Corporate Social Responsibility
Speakers: Judd Sneirson, Suzanne Spears, Lisa Laplante
12:05 PM – 1:15 PM
Lunch with Yvonne Scannell
1:45 PM – 3 PM**
Panel 3: Resource Extraction and its Effect on Ecosystems
Speakers: Bill Price, Larry Meinert, Katherine Slaughter
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Confirmed panelists include: Patrick McGinley, Robert McLusky, Judd Sneirson, Lisa Laplante, Suzanne Spears, Bill Price, Larry Meinert, Katherine Slaughter, and Mark Davis. Short bios of our panelists can be found here.
Thank you for your interest in this event, and please continue to check this page often for updates about the symposium, its panels, and its participants.