April 7, 2017 at Lewis & Clark Law School
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
The annual environmental law symposium this year will focus on important food related issues with panels on food labeling, food production and environmental/animal impacts, and food and health policies and ethics. Academics from across the country will write and speak on these topics, and their papers will be published in our ENVIRONMENTAL LAW journal.
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Panelist/Author: Prof. Laurie Beyranevand, Vermont Law School
Regulating Inherently Subjective Food Labeling Claims
Panelist/Author: Prof. Rebecca Bratspies, CUNY School of Law
Owning All the Seeds
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel 2: Food production and environmental/animal impacts - Moderated by Melissa Powers, Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law; Director of the Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School
Panelist/Author: Prof. Sidney Shapiro, Wake Forest School of Law
Overuse of Antibiotics in Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Regulation and Tort Law
Achieving Clean Water Through Integrating Cleaning Water Act Planning and Farm Bill Conservation Programs
Panelist/Author: Prof. Anastasia Telesetsky, U. of Idaho School of Law
Traceability, Food Law, and the Future of Marine Fisheries
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch
We are pleased to announce that Congressman Earl Blumenauer (3rd District of Oregon) will give a talk on the U.S. Farm Bill during lunch.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Panel 3: Food and health policies and ethics - Moderated by Dan Rohlf, Prof. of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School; Of Counsel, Earthrise Law Center at Lewis & Clark Law School
Panelist/Author: Prof. Margaret McCabe, U. of New Hampshire School of Law
Eating for the Environment: The Promise of Dietary Guidelines to Shape the US Food System in the 21st Century
Panelist/Author: Prof. Andrea Freeman, U. of Hawaii School of Law
Panelist/Author: Prof. Roberta Mann, U. of Oregon School of Law
Controlling the Environmental Costs of Obesity.
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm - Break
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm Panel 4: Practitioners’ panel (“where the plate hits the floor”) - Moderated by George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety
Panelist: George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety
Panelist: Alexis Andiman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: Sustainable Food and Farming Program
Climate Change and Agriculture
Panelist: Stephanie Parent, Senior Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity
4:45 pm - 5: 00 pm - Closing Remarks
5:00 pm Reception in Legal Research Center