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)
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 Buea, Cameroon in December 2012, with the theme "Conserving Africa's Wild Fauna and Flora: The Role of International Agreements."