Thursday, June 2, 2011
Comparative Law Conference on Sustainability June 11th in Montréal
Weekend in Montréal anyone? The McGill Faculty of Law and Vermont Law School present a joint cross-border conference on Sustainability: Achieving Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change.
For the full agenda...
SUSTAINABILITY:ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
June 11, 2011
9:00 A.M. until 5:30 P.M.
Room 312, New Chancellor Day Hall, Faculty of Law, McGill University
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Session 1. 9:00-10:30. Ecology and Policy
- Jason J. Czarnezki, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: The Information Approach to Creating a Sustainable Food System: Implementation of Environmental Life-Cycle Labeling for Food.
- Raphael Fischler, Associate Professor and Director, McGill School of Urban Planning: Social Regulation and Land Use Planning Policy.
- Richard Janda, Associate Professor of Law, McGill Faculty of Law: The Justice Foundations of Ecological Economics.
- Patrick Parenteau, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: Ecosystem Effects of Climate Change.
Session 2. 10:45-12:15. Domestic Law
- Martha L. Judy, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: Potentially Socially Responsible CERCLA?
- Hoi Kong, Assistant Professor of Law, McGill Faculty of Law: Sustainable Development and Land Use Regulation in Canada.
- Mark Latham, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: Climate Change—Just Say No!
- Gregory Mikkleson, Associate Professor, McGill School of the Environment: Ecology and Democracy.
Session 3. 1:15-2:45. Comparative Coastal Zone Management
- Richard O. Brooks, Professor of Law Emeritus, Vermont Law School:
Making the “Mediterranean of the Western Hemisphere” a Sustainable Community: Connecticut’s Coastal Management Program and Long Island Sound.
- Aldo Chircop, Professor of Law, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University: Legal Frameworks for Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management in Canada and the EU—Some Insights from Comparative Analysis.
- Briana Collier, J.D. 2011, Vermont Law School, Orchestrating our Oceans: Effectively Implementing Coastal Marine Spatial Planning in the U.S.
- L. Kinvin Wroth, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: Six Flags over Champlain Revisited—A Case for Coastal Zone Management or Coastal Marine Spatial Planning?
Session 4. 3:00-4:15. Binational Management and Comparative Law
- Robert P. Godin, Adjunct Professor of Law, McGill Faculty of Law, and Martin Mimeault, Québec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment, and Parks: Transnational Sustainability Regulation: Landfill Expansion in Franklin County, on the New York and Québec Borders.
- Sara Phillips, LL.M. Candidate, McGill Faculty of Law and School of Environment: Fracturing of Nations: Regulatory Reform and Comparative Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing in Canada and the United States.
- Jack Tuholske, Visiting Professor of Law, Vermont Law School: The Management of Transboundary Resources—the North Fork of the Flathead.
Session 5. 4:15-5:30. International Law
- Betsy Baker, Associate Professor of Law, and Samantha Fow, J.D. 2012, Vermont Law School: Sustainability as a Principle of Resource Exploitation in the Arctic.
- Meredith Cairns, LL.B/B.C.L. Candidate, McGill Faculty of Law: Challenges to the Sustainability of Container Shipping in the Arctic.
- Konstantia Koutouki, Assistant Professor, University of Montréal Faculty of Law: How International Law Has Evolved to Address Sustainable Development over the Last Two Decades, from the 1992 Rio Earth Summit towards the Coming 2012 Rio+20 Summit.
For more information contact Professors Hoi Kong ([email protected]) or Kinvin Wroth ([email protected])