The Schedule

The full program can be found here: 2018 Summit Brochure

Day 1 – March 9, 2018
8:30-10am – Breakfast & Registration (MP
9:00 – 10:00am – Mindfulness for Lawyers
10:00 – 11:00 am – Recent Developments in Legal Ethics
9:00am – 4:00pm – Sonic Sea: The Impact of Sound Pollution on the Marine Environment documentary in Rm 214
11:00-11:15am – A Brief Welcome to the Summit / Break
11:15-12:30pm – A Bridge to Nowhere?: The Promise of Natural Gas
11:15-12:30pm – Is the Endangered Species Act Endangered?: Recent Developments & Threats
12:30-1:30pm – Lunch
1:30-2:50pm – Current Legal and Other Challenges in Sustainable Urban Agriculture
1:30-2:50pm – The Essential Need For Private Restoration
1:30-2:50pm – Recognition, Relocation, & The Rights of Indigenous Peoples
2:50-3:05pm – Break
3:05-4:25pm – Climate Change Maladaptation and Mitigation I: Pre-Disasters
3:05-4:25pm – Coastal Remedies Post-SELFPA: Private and Parish Litigation
3:05-4:25pm – Evolving Protections for Captive Wildlife
4:25-4:30pm – Short Break  
4:30-6:15pm – Keynote – Jean-Michel Cousteau
6:15pm – Dinner Reception 
Day 2 – March 10, 2018
8-9am – Check-in and Breakfast
9-10:20am – Wastewater Treatment & Wetlands Assimilation
9-10:20am – Bear Ears and Beyond: Can Trump Dismantle National Monuments?
9-10:20am – The Future of Solar: Prospects and Regulatory Regimes
10:20-10:35am – Break
10:35-11:55am – Gulf Marine Sanctuaries: Cuba, Mexico, and the U.S.
10:35-11:55am – The Adequacy of the Louisiana Master Plan
11:55-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00 -2:20pm – Renewable Energy: Finance and Development in the EU and Beyond
1:00 -2:20pm – Pushing Environmental Agendas in the Age of Trump
1:00 -2:20pm – Environmental & Climate Justice in New Orleans
2:20-2:35pm – Break
2:35-4:00pm – Climate Change Maladaptation and Mitigation II: Post-Disasters
2:35-4:00pm – Lead in New Orleans: The Next Flint?
2:35-4:00pm – The Red Snapper’s (Belated) Return: Who Has the Hammer?
 4:00pm -5:15pm – Keynote – Maya K. van Rossum
5:15pm – Cocktails at The Rusty Nail (1100 Constance St.)