The Emerging Environmental Law Curriculum Schedule

Yates Common Room

5:00 PM Bus from conference hotel to VLS

5:30 PM Beer and wine

6:00 PM Keynote address: The Importance of Teaching about Climate

               Bill McKibben, Middlebury College and

6:30 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Keynote Panel: Comparing Educational Theories

              Moderator: John Echeverria, Vermont Law School

              Helen Kang, Golden Gate University Law

              Richard Lazarus, Harvard Law School

              Michael Vandenbergh, Vanderbilt Law School

 8:30 PM Bus back to hotel


Yates Common Room

9:00 AM Bus from conference hotel to VLS

9:30 AM Coffee

10:00 AM Panel 1: Teaching Climate without Despair

                Moderator: Jennifer Rushlow, Vermont Law School

                Shalanda Baker, Northeastern University School of Law

                Ann Carlson, UCLA Law

                Melissa Powers, Lewis & Clark Law School

11:15 AM Break

11:30 AM Panel 2: Old Statutes as Modern Problem-Solvers

                Moderator: Hillary Hoffmann, Vermont Law School

                Sarah Krakoff, University of Colorado Law School

                Robin Kundis Craig, The University of Utah College of Law

                Mark Squillace, University of Colorado Law School

12:45 PM Food Truck Lunch

1:15 PM Remarks: “The Role of Private Environmental Governance in the Modern
              Environmental Law Curriculum,” Michael Vandenbergh, Vanderbilt Law School

2:00 PM Panel 3: Undivided Environmentalism

               Moderator: Laurie Beyranevand, Vermont Law School

               Marianne Engelman-Lado, Yale University

               Margot Pollans, Pace Law School

               Edward Richards, Louisiana State University Law School

3:15 PM Break

3:30 PM Panel 4: The Practitioner’s Perspective

              Moderator: Tom McHenry, Vermont Law School

              Susan Cooke, McDermott Will & Emery

              John Cruden, Beveridge & Diamond

              Jim Murphy, National Wildlife Federation

4:45 PM Break

5:00 PM Bus to Fable Farms for farm-to-table dinner

6:00 PM Remarks: Diversity in the Environmental Law Academy

               Mark Latham, Vermont Law School

 7:15 PM Bus back to VLS and back to hotel


Local areas

9:00 AM Bus from conference hotel to VLS

9:30 AM Farm tour in South Royalton

11:00 AM Picnic lunch at VLS

12:10 PM Brewery tour and beer tasting

1:30 PM Bus drop-off at VLS

2:00 PM Bus drop-off at hotel


*Note: order of Friday panels subject to change