Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law
Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Program, in collaboration with Environmental Law, presents its 2023 symposium:
Protecting Biodiversity: Five decades of progress but an uncertain future
April 7th, 2023 | 7:45am-5:00pm
Oregon State Bar MCLE Credits: 6 General CLE Credits will be requested
We welcome all to save the date for the upcoming 2023 symposium: Legal Protections for Biodiversity. A tentative schedule is provided below. Additional information such as registration, pricing, location, parking information, meal options, and a formal itinerary will become available closer to the event.
All questions can be emailed to the Environmental, Natural Resource, and Energy Law Program Coordinator, Sam Stockdale, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price for MCLE Credit: TBD | Price for Non-MCLE Public: TBD | FREE for Students (Excluding Meals)*
*There is a one-time fee of $20 for students wishing to eat any of the available food options during the symposium.
7:45am | Continental Breakfast and MCLE Check-In Available
8:15am | Introduction
8:30am | Keynote
9:15am | Panel 1 - The ESA turns 50: Are we there yet?
The Evolution of the ESA
Additional Panelists TBD
11:00am | Panel 2 - Protecting the “Blue Planet”: Five Decades of Marine Conservation
Moderator: Professor Chris Wold, Lewis & Clark Law
Global Science and Stewardship of Cetaceans at IWC:
77 Years of Evolution
Marine Biodiversity: Trends, Targets, and the BBNJ
1:30pm | Panel 3 - Biodiversity Beyond Borders
Moderator and Speaker: TBD
Challenging States that issue Flags of Convenience under the UNCLOS Compulsory Dispute Settlement Rules
The Conservation Impacts of Biosynthetic and Captive-Bred Wildlife Products
How Wildlife Exploitation is Fueling Biodiversity Loss and Risking Future Pandemics
3:15pm | Panel 4 - The Next Five Decades: Conserving biodiversity on a changing planet
Moderator: Professor Dan Rohlf, Lewis & Clark Law