March 24, 2017
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"What Comes Next": Energy, the Environment, Law & Policy Under a New Administration

9 am - 5 pm Eidman Courtroom, UT Law


Keynote: 9:15-10:00 a.m. "What Comes Next for Climate Policy" Bob Sussman, Former #2 at EPA Introduced by Ward Farnsworth, Dean, UT Law


Panel 1: 10:15-11:30 a.m. "What Comes Next for Energy Innovation" James Coleman, SMU Law David Hart, George Mason Center for Science and Technology Brewster McCracken, Pecan Street David Spence, UT Law/UT Business Moderator: Melinda Taylor, UT Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Panel 2: 12:30-1:45 p.m. "What Comes Next for Federal Regulatory Policy" Pam Giblin, Baker Botts Tom McGarity, UT Law Rena Steinzor, University of Maryland Law Moderator: David Adelman, UT Law


Panel 3: 2:00-3:15 p.m. "What Comes Next for State and Local Approaches/Solutions" Lara Cottingham, City of Houston Eric Groten, Vinson & Elkins Marisa Perales, Frederick Perales Allmon & Rockwell Moderator: Kelly Haragan, UT Law


Panel 4: 3:30-4:45 p.m. "What Comes Next for Climate Change and the Law" Scott Deatherage, S. Deatherage Law Firm/UT Law Deborah Sivas, Stanford Law Romany Webb, Columbia Law Moderator: Andy Bowman, Pioneer Green Energy/UT Law

Closing Reception

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • Texas Environmental Law Journal

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.