Our upcoming events and upcoming events in the D.C. area are listed below. For information about past events, including webcasts and podcasts, please visit our past events section. View our Recent News page and our Photo Gallery for recaps and photos of recent events.
Events at American University Washington College of Law
Annual WCL Environment and Energy Law Student, Faculty, and Alumni Networking Session
Tentative date: October 27
More details coming soon, so save the date for our annual networking happy hour! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
SDLP Annual Symposium: On the Road to Paris
November 11 , 2015, WCL
The Sustainable Development Law & Policy publication's annual symposium will focus on the Road to COP-21 in Paris. The symposium will include a number of panels that focus on topics related to the international climate change negotiations and may include discussions of climate finance and safeguards, President Obama's Clean Power Plan, climate change plans of China, Brazil, and other emerging economies, what a new treaty will look like, and more. Details are still being finalized and will be updated as soon as we know them. Save the date!
DC Area Events
DC Green Scene
DC Green Scene is a new website that compiles energy and environment events in Washington, DC. They list policy seminars, conferences, congressional hearings, and media events happening here. Check out the DC Green Scene website!
Inspection Panel Accountability Dialogue Series: Leveraging Science to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure
Thursday, May 28, 3-4:30pm
Room J 1-050, 701 18th Street NW
Environmental Law Institute (ELI) Summer School Series
June 4-July 30, 2015
ELI, 1730 M St NW, Suite 700
Every year, ELI holds a complimentary seminar series that offers an introduction to the legal and policy foundations of environmental protection in the United States. ELI's Summer School is a series of brown-bag lunch seminars taught by experts in their fields, introducing the audience to the major environmental statutes (including NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, TSCA, RCRA, and CERCLA) and land use law. Faculty will also incorporate major regulatory and judicial updates to the laws. The series is intended for students and young environmental law professionals.
The 2015 Summer School schedule is below (click on individual event links for more information and/or to register; past events will be linked to a recording):
- June 4, 2015: The Ins and Outs of Careers in the Environmental Field
- June 11, 2015: NEPA, ESA & Fundamentals of Environmental Law
- June 18, 2015: Basics of Land Use Law
- June 25, 2015: Basics of the Clean Water Act
- June 30, 2015: Hazardous Waste and Sites
- July 9, 2015: Law & Policy of Products Regulation
- July 23, 2015: Basics of the Clean Air Act
- July 30, 2015: Basics of Energy Law
For information about past events, please click here.