After Irene: Law and Policy Lessons for the Future
A symposium presented by Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association, and Freshwater Working Group
Friday, April 20, 2012
Vermont Law School
Chase Community Center
Credits available from Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association and American Bar Association
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Geo Honigford, Owner/Operator, Hurricane Flats Organic Farm
Michael Kline, Program Manager, Rivers Program, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Sue Minter, Irene Recovery Officer for the State of Vermont
9:55 - 11:10 a.m.
Michael Dorsey, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College
Christopher Kilian, Vice President & Director, Conservation Law Foundation Vermont
Patrick Parenteau, Professor, Senior Counsel to the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
Gavin Smith, Research Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina
11:20 a.m - 12:35 p.m.
Kari Dolan, Program Manager, Ecosystem Restoration Program, VT Department of Environmental Conservation
Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Economic Development
Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Lisa Grow Sun, Associate Professor of Law, Brigham Young University
12:35 - 2:00 p.mPanel 4: National Disaster Policies
2:10 - 3:25 p.m.
Tom Berry, Policy Advisor for Agriculture, Conservation, Energy, and Natural Resources to U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy
Rob Evans, River Corridor and Floodplain Manager, Rivers Program, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Christine Klein, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Justin Pidot, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
3:35 - 4:50 p.m.
David Deen, Vermont State Representative; Chair, Vermont House Committee on Fish, Wildlife, and Water Resources
Bob Irvin, President, American Rivers
David Mears, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Deborah Markowitz, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Chuck Ross, Secretary of Agriculture, Vermont Agency of Agriculture
Joe Segale, Policy and Planning Manager, Policy Planning and Intermodal Development Vermont Agency of Transportation
Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Vermont Law School
164 Chelsea Street
South Royalton, VT 05068
Speakers and schedule are subject to change
Please email your cancellation notice to email@example.com by 5:00 p.m. EST, April 15, 2012.
Continuing Legal Education
Attorneys in attendance may earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. Vermont Law School is an accredited provider of CLE credits for Vermont, NewYork, and Pennsylvania; residents of other states should check with their state bar association for CLE credit guidelines.
For general questions please contact Vermont Journal of Environmental Law:
Phone: (802) 831-1024
VERMONT JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
FRESHWATER WORKING GROUP
VERMONT LAW SCHOOL, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTER
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY
VERMONT PLANNERS ASSOCIATION