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Biodiversity-Environmental Law Past Speakers and Conferences

Past Speakers and Conferences

Dr. Frank Muller-Karger, University of South Florida (Sept. 30, 2011)
Scientific Programs to Assess the BP/Deepwater Horizon Spill and Its (Uncertain) Impacts on the Gulf of Mexico

Ramsar Deputy Secretary General Nick Davidson and Dr. Heather Mackay, Chair, Ramsar Scientific and Technical Review Panel (Oct. 5, 2011)
The Evolution and Future of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Gulfport Campus, 6:00 p.m.

13th International Wildlife Law Conference (June 10-11, 2011)

Craig Pittman, St. Petersburg Times, Manatee Insanity in Florida

Dr. Wil Burns, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, Climate Change and Bioengineering

12th International Wildlife Law Conference (March 12-13, 2010)

Alex Dammous, Lexproject, LLC, Nature or Nutrition? The Challenges of Eco-Tourism in Cameroon

Sheri Lewin, Environmental Resource Marketing, The Business of Wetland Mitigation Banking

Dr. George Dennis, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species and Conservation Banking

Craig Pittman, St. Petersburg Times, Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss (Tampa)

Martha Collins, Collins & West, Surfrider Foundation v. Palm Beach

11th International Wildlife Law Conference (March 2009)

Dr. Howard Schiffman, New York University, Antarctic Conservation Law and Policy: Are We Moving Up or Down the Food Chain?

Dr. Tony Abbott, Stetson University, Wind Power's Many Shades of Green

Alex Glenn, Progress Energy Florida, Florida's Energy Future

Jim Anderson, Seagrass Recovery, Inc., Seagrass Restoration and Mitigation

Dr. Joel Heinen, Florida International University, International Endangered Species: A Case Study from Nepal

10th International Wildlife Law Conference (Granada, Spain; March 2008)

Jerry Anderson, Drake Law School, The Right to Roam: Public Access to Nature

Keith Casto, Partner, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran, & Arnold LLP, Prospective Legal Careers in Climate Change

Bob Hearn, Partner, Phelps Dunbar LLP, The Infamous Phragmipedium Kovachii Orchid Case and the Application of CITES

Sheila Watt-Cloutier, past Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, Climate Change and the Arctic

David White, The Ocean Conservancy, Developing New Strategies for Ocean Governance in Florida

Marcilynn Burke, University of Houston, Green Peace? Protecting Our National Treasures While Providing for Our National Security

Dr. Luiz Barbieri, Florida Fish and Wildlife Institute, Wetlands and Fisheries: A Florida Perspective

Ninth International Wildlife Law Conference (January 2007)

Craig Denisoff, President, National Mitigation Banking Association, Environmental Markets: Wetland Mitigation and Conservation Banking

William Thomas, Head of Environmental Law Practice in the Americas, Clifford Chance, Washington, DC, Winds of Change: Climate Policy in the Americas

Dr. Thomas L. Crisman, Director and Dr. William R. Wise, Associate Director, Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands, University of Florida, Environmental Expert Witnesses: Their View of the Experience

Dr. Frank Muller-Karger, Director for Marine Remote Sensing, University of South Florida, U.S. Ocean Policy

Dr. Wil Burns, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, The International Whaling Commission and Climate Change: Leviathan or Laggard?

Dr. Bill Streever, BP Exploration (Alaska), Marine Mammals and BP: Managing the Business Risks of Potential Impacts to Whales, Porpoises, Seals, and Other Marine Mammals

Professor John C. Dernbach, Widener University School of Law, Sustainable Development: Now More Than Ever

Dr. Noel S. Brown, Former director of the U.N. Environment Programme, North American Regional Office, Global Environmental Sustainability: Why Should We Care?

Dr. Allison DeFoor, former Everglades Czar, The Everglades Restoration: $13 Billion Reasons Why You Should Hear This Lecture

Ambassador Jamsheed Marker, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and special adviser to the United Nations, Reflections on Rio.

Azzam Alwash, Director of the Eden Again Project, Restoration of the Mesopotamian Marshlands.

Dr. Peter Bridgewater, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Ramsar: A Convention from the Past, for the Future

Fourth Stakeholder Forum on Federal Wetlands Mitigation

Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series

Gary Lytton, director of the Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, was a featured guest at the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series at Stetson Law on Feb. 9, 2012.

International Wildlife Law Conference

Stetson sponsors the International Wildlife Law Conference, bringing together experts from around the world. The most recent conference was held in Granada in June 2011, and featured a keynote speaker from the Environmental Governance Research Programme of the Institute for European Environmental Policy.

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