Symposia & Conferences

Presented by the University of Connecticut School of Law, Insurance Law Center, and Center for Energy & Environmental Law

October 5, 2012, beginning 8:15 a.m.
Panel Discussions
William F. Starr Hall, William R. Davis Courtroom
Keynote: Michael Gerrard, Director of the Center for Climate Change Law and the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School

From severe weather to sea level rise, agricultural loss to building collapse, climate change is rewriting the rules of risk assessment.  Introduced by a keynote from one of the world's foremost climate law experts, the conference's morning panel will focus on two significant climate cases involving insurance:  Native Village of Kivalina v. Exxonmobil and AES v. Steadfast.  Our luncheon keynote speaker is the Secretary General of The Geneva Association and former CFO of Swiss Re.  The afternoon panel will highlight the effect of climate change on industry and policy-making from a domestic and international perspective. 

Certificate Program Informational Session
February 15, 2012
Refreshments and Information: 4:45 pm
Hosmer Hall, Janet M. Blumberg Hall

Legal Solutions to Coastal Climate Change Adaptation in Connecticut
February 10, 2012
Panel Discussions
Keynote Speaker: Richard Blumenthal, United State Senator (Connecticut)
William F. Starr Hall, William R. Davis Courtroom and Reading Room
Tour of Western Massachusetts Electric's Indian Orchard Solar Facility
November 11, 2011

Semester in DC - Visit to the White House
October 4, 2011
Lecture by Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur
September 30, 2011
Luncheon and lecture: 12:00 pm
William F. Starr Hall, William R. Davis Courtroom and Reading Room
Nuclear Waste: The Challenges of Storage and Disposal
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Panel: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Reception: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
William F. Starr Hall, William R. Davis Courtroom amd Reading Room
Welcome Reception
For Lynn Fountain, Executive Director and Alan Kosloff, Director, Environmental Practice Clinic (Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative, Inc.)
Monday, September 13, 2010
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Hosmer Hall, Janet M. Blumberg Hall
17th Gallivan Conference - How Can Connecticut Encourage Developers to Choose Renewable Energy?
Thursday, March 25, 2010
8:00 am - 1:15 pm
William F. Starr Hall  - William R. Davis Courtroom and Reading Room