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Agenda - Symposium on Legal Challenges and Opportunities for Offshore Wind and Hydrokinetic Energy Development in the Northeast

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Featuring Keynote Speaker
Deputy Secretary of State George Stafford (bio)
New York State Deputy Secretary of State and National Ocean Council Governance Coordinating Committee Member

8:30 – 9:15      Registration and Check-in; Continental Breakfast (Lobby, Ground Floor)

9:15 – 9:30      Welcoming Remarks (Auditorium, Ground Floor)

Horace E. Anderson, Jr., Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Pace Law School

Ann Powers, Associate Professor of Law, Center for Environmental Legal Studies, Pace Law School

9:30 – 11:30    Panel 1: Offshore Wind Energy (Auditorium, Ground Floor)

Moderator

  • Franz Litz, Executive Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center (bio)

Panelists

  • Michael Burger, Associate Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law (bio)
  • Brandi Colander, Attorney, Energy & Transportation group, Natural Resources Defense Council (bio)
  • Michael Ernst, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Tetra Tech (bio)
  • Michael Snyder, Ocean and Lakes Policy Analyst, New York State Department of State (bio)

11:45 – 12:45  Luncheon and Keynote Address (Omni Room, 2nd Floor)

Comment: Richard L. Ottinger, Dean Emeritus; Founder and Faculty Supervisor of the Pace Energy and Climate Center
Introduction: John R. Nolon, Professor, Pace Law School, Counsel and Faculty Liaison, Pace Land Use Law Center and Director of the Kheel Center on the Resolution of Environmental Interest Disputes
Keynote: Deputy Secretary of State George Stafford, New York State Deputy Secretary of State and National Ocean Council Governance Coordinating Committee Member

1:00 – 3:00      Panel 2: Offshore Hydrokinetic Energy (Auditorium, Ground Floor)

Moderator

  • Ann Powers, Associate Professor of Law, Center for Environmental Legal Studies, Pace Law School (bio)

Panelists

  • Rachael Salcido, Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Development Institute, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (bio)
  • Merrill Hathaway, Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (bio)
  • Julia Wood, Attorney, Van Ness Feldman, P.C. (bio)
  • Seth Kaplan, Vice President for Policy & Climate Advocacy, Conservation Law Foundation (bio)

3:00 – 4:00      Closing Reception (Lobby, Ground Floor)

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Sponsored by Pace Law School and the Pace Environmental Law Review