2016 Webcasts

Friday, November 4, 2016

Eighth Annual Climate and Energy Law Symposium

"The Changing Landscape of Energy and Climate Policy in the West"

At the University of San Diego’s Eighth Annual Climate & Energy Law Symposium, academic and policy experts will analyze and assess three aspects of this complex issue.

WELCOME 

  • Stephen P. Ferruolo, Dean and Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Cassandra Wells, Editor in Chief, San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law
  • Scott J. Anders, Director, Energy Policy Initiatives Center, University of San Diego School of Law

KEYNOTE PANEL

  • Travis Kavulla, Commissioner, Montana Public Service Commission and President and Chairman, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
  • DeAnn (Dede) Hapner, Vice President, FERC and ISO Relations, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Adrianna Kripke, Senior Environmental Counsel, San Diego Gas & Electric
  • ModeratorScott J. Anders, Director, Energy Policy Initiatives Center, University of San Diego School of Law

Watch the Morning Keynote webcast

PANEL ONE: CAISO Expansion

  • Melissa Powers, Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law and Director and Founder of the Green Energy Institute, Lewis and Clark Law School
  • John Anders, Senior Counsel, California Independent System Operator
  • Matthew Freedman, The Utility Reform Network
  • Seth D Hilton, Partner, Stoel Rives
  • Moderator: Tim Duane, Visiting Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law

Watch the Panel One webcast

PANEL TWO: Regional Approaches to Climate Policy in the West

  • Jonas Monast, C. Boyden Gray Distinguished Fellow, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Center on Climate, Energy, Environment & Economics (CE3)
  • Danny Cullenward, Research Associate, Near Zero Program, Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Craig Segall, Senior Staff Counsel, California Air Resources Board
  • Moderator: Carrie Downey, Councilmember City of Coronado, Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law

Watch the Panel Two webcast

PANEL THREE: State Approaches to Climate and Energy Policy in the West

  • Jason EisdorferUtility Program Director, Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • Steven FerreyProfessor, Suffolk University Law School
  • Mark James, Assistant Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School
  • Noah Long, Director, Western Energy Project, NRDC
  • ModeratorNilmini Silva-Send, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) and Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego School of Law

Watch the Panel Three webcast

Friday, February 19 – Saturday, February 20, 2016

Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation
Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, the conference will involve the presentation of a variety of new works concerning originalism. All scholars who are interested in originalism are invited to attend. This conference is made possible through support from the Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation.

Conference Introductory Remarks

First Paper

Second Paper

Third Paper

Fourth Paper

Fifth Paper

Sixth Paper

Seventh Paper

Contact:

Office of the Dean
Warren Hall, Room 201
Phone: (619) 260-4527