Georgetown Environmental Law Review
Presents the Spring 2016 Symposium

Legal Innovation Within Old Laws: Solving New Environmental Challenges

Thursday, February 25, 2016
8:30 am to 2:00 pm

Symposium & Alumni Reception
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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8:30 am Continental Breakfast

9:15 a.m. Opening Keynote by Vickie PattonGeneral Counsel, Environmental Defense Fund

10:15 a.m. Panel on Legal Innovations in Environmental Lawyering and Regulatory Design and the Response of the Courts

Moderator: Vicki Arroyo (L’94), Executive Director of the Georgetown Climate Center


Mitchell BernardChief Operating Officer, Natural Resources Defense Council

Professor William W. BuzbeeGeorgetown University Law Center

Professor Emily HammondThe George Washington University Law School

Professor Lisa HeinzerlingGeorgetown University Law Center

Jared ThompsonNatural Resources Defense Council

12:15 p.m. Lunch & Presentation by Nicole Cardwell, Manager of Strategic Initiatives for Bon Appétit

1:15 p.m. Keynote Address by Michael BurgerExecutive Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law; Research Scholar and Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia Law School

5:30 p.m. Symposium and Alumni Reception, co-sponsored by the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Program & The Georgetown Environmental Law Society

Opening Remarks: Sara Colangelo (L’07), Director of the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Program

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