CBA Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Online Symposium 

Apr. 16 - May 13, 2021
Online

CBA NEERLS ONLINE SYMPOSIUM 2021

CBA Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Online Symposium

Presented by the CBA Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section

Cost for the Full Online Symposium
CBA members: $299
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $199
CBA Student members: $69
Non-members: $499
Government: $399
Plus applicable taxes

Register for individual sessions or purchase the full program for the best rates. All sessions will be presented in English. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording following each webcast.


April 16, May 6 & 13, 2021
11:00 am -  4:30 pm

(Times listed in Eastern Daylight Time)

Our expert speakers will discuss environmental common law and statutory claims, the ins and outs of climate changes, carbon and renewables and hot topics from across Canada and beyond.

CBA NEERLS Online Symposium moderators and panellists will provide insights into: environmental common law and statutory claims, key federal statutes, climate change adaptation and disclosure, carbon pricing constitutional challenges, renewable and distributed energy law and policy, hot topics from across Canada and beyond, consultants’ perspectives on emerging environmental science, and ethical issues for lawyers when working with scientists and other professionals. 

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Day 1 - Friday, April 16, 2021
All About Environment

(Times listed in Eastern Daylight Time)

11:00 am - 11:05 am Welcome and Introduction

11:05 am - 12:30 pm Basic Elements of Environmental Common Law and Statutory Claims

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Break

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Challenging Litigation Issues Arising in Environmental Civil Claims, Administrative Appeals and Quasi-Criminal Prosecutions: Similarities, Differences and Inter-relationships

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm A Survey of Key Federal Statutes including the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Fisheries Act, Impact Assessment Act, Canadian Navigable Waters Act, Canada Shipping Act, Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act, Oceans Act, Species at Risk Act

 


Day 2 - Thursday, May 6, 2021
The Ins and Outs of Climate Change, Carbon and Renewables

(Times listed in Eastern Daylight Time)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Planning, Adaptation and Disclosure in an Era of Climate Change

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Break

1:00-2:30 Carbon Pricing and Other Climate Change-Related Litigation

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm State of Play in Renewable and Distributed Energy Across Canada

 


Day 3 - Thursday, May 13, 2021
A Pot Pourri of Hot Topics, Emerging Science and Ethics for Lawyers

(Times listed in Eastern Daylight Time)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Hot Topics in Canada and Beyond

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Break

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm The Environmental Consultants’ Roundtable on Emerging Environmental Science

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Ethics: Working With Scientists And Other Non-Lawyer Professionals and Ethical Challenges for Environmental and Energy Lawyers

 

 

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    DATE & TIME
    April 16, May 6 & 13, 2021
    11:00 AM-4:30 PM ET

    FORMAT
    Webinars

 

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