Symposium on Green Technology This Friday!

GIELR, in partnership with the Georgetown Climate Center and the Environmental Law Institute is pleased to present our Green Technology Law & Policy Symposium, this Friday, April 13, 2012.  Please see the final schedule below.

Schedule

9:15 A.M.

Coffee & Check-In

9:45 A.M.

Opening Remarks

Edith Brown Weiss Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Peter Byrne Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Panel 1 • Government Regulation & Incentives

Moderated by Vicki Arroyo • Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Jim ConnaughtonExecutive Vice President, Constellation Energy Group; former Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality

Derek DornPartner, Davis & Harman LLP; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Sara HayesSenior Researcher, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Robert PercivalProfessor, Univ. of Maryland Carey School of Law; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Doug SmithPartner, Van Ness Feldman; former General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

11:45 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.

Lunch & Keynote Address

Elizabeth LittlefieldPresident & CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Introduced by Amanda Blunt, Executive Editor – Symposium, GIELR

1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Panel 2 • Role of Green Patents & Technology Transfer in Global Sustainability

Moderated by Robert Percival • Professor, Univ. of Maryland Carey School of Law; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Elizabeth Burleson • Associate Professor, PACE Law School

Dr. Stuart Graham • Chief Economist, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Marcos Orellana • Senior Attorney, Center for International Environmental Law

Sarah TranAssistant Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law

Baskut TuncakStaff Attorney, Center for International Environmental Law; International Advisory Committee, Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors

2:45 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Closing Remarks

Jack Miller Editor-in-Chief, GIELR

 

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Reception

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