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2007 Ward Kershaw Environmental Law Symposium

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

4:00 5:00 p.m. Registration (Atrium)

5:00 6:00 p.m. Keynote Address
Professor Wang Canfa, Director of the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims, Beijing, China (Ceremonial Court Room)

6:00 6:30 p.m. Reception (Westminster Hall)

6:30 8:30 p.m. Dinner (Westminster Hall)



Thursday, April 12, 2007

8:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (Atrium)

9:00 a.m. Welcome
Karen Rothenberg, Dean and Marjorie Cook Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law (Ceremonial Court Room)

9:15 a.m. Introduction to the Conference
Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program and Rena Steinzor, Jacob A. France Research Professor of Law, and Director, Environmental Law Clinic, University of Maryland School of Law

9:30 a.m. Roundtable
Each participant will tell the group their name, where they are from, where they work, and the focus of their work/current challenges.

11:00 a.m. Break Out Groups to Identify Problems
  • Group 1 - Enforcement/Litigation (Krongard Room)
  • Group 2 - Working with NGOs (Ceremonial Court Room)
12:30 p.m. Lunch (Westminster Hall)
Speaker, Linda Greer, Program Director, Health and the Environment, Natural Resources Defense Council

1:45 p.m. Break Out Groups to Identify Problems
  • Group 3 - Pedagogy/Clinical Education (Krongard Room)
  • Group 4 - Legislation/Policy/Treaties (Ceremonial Court Room)
3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Large Group Assembles for Group Reports (Ceremonial Court Room)

4:30 p.m. Adjourn

6:00 p.m. Tour of the Baltimore Aquarium

7:00 p.m. Gala Dinner, Baltimore Aquarium



Friday, April 13, 2007
All Daytime Events at University of Maryland School of Law

8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast(Atrium)

9:30 a.m. Discussion of Days Goals, Robert Percival and Rena Steinzor (Ceremonial Court Room)

10:00 a.m. Break Out Groups to Develop Solutions/Goals
  • Group 1 - Enforcement/Litigation (Room 202)
  • Group 2 - Working with NGOs (Krongard Room)

12:00 p.m. Lunch (Westminster Hall)
“Introducing Global Environmental Law,” Professor Robert Percival and Professor Tseming Yang, Vermont School of Law

1:15 p.m. Break Out Groups to Develop Solutions Goals

  • Group 3 - Pedagogy/Clinical Education(Room 202)
  • Group 4 - Legislative/Policy/Treaties (Ceremonial Court Room)
3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Large Group Assembles to Develop List of Goals/Outcomes/Strategies (Ceremonial Court Room)

4:30 p.m. Adjourn

6:00 p.m. Wine Tasting (Westminster Hall)

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