“Brokering Solutions: Science, Economics, and Environmental Policy.”

February 28, 2013

Room 550

Keynote Address: U.S. Assistant Administrator of Fisheries Eric Schwabb

8:30 – 9:00 - Opening Remarks:  Representative Charles McBurney

9:15 – 10:45 - Panel IEnvironmental Solutions in Political & Economic Context

  • Walter (Tony) Rosenbaum, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science,

University of Florida and Interim Director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service)

Everglades Restoration and the Challenge of Climate Change

  • Brigham Daniels (Associate Professor, BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School)

Climate Change & Environmental Politics

  • Shi-Ling Hsu (Professor, Florida State University College of Law)

Environmental Prediction Markets

11:00 – 12:00 - Panel II: Jacksonville Perspective on Climate Change

  • Allen Tilley (Professor, University of North Florida)

Planning for Sea Level Rise

  • Dr. Jeremy Stalker (Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University)

The Climate Science in Climate Change: Global and Local Focuses

12:00 – 1:30 - Lunch & Keynote Presentation

Keynote PresentationA NOAA Perspective on Partnerships for Stewardship

Eric C. Schwaab (Assistant Administrator for Fisheries & Acting Assistant Secretary for

Conservation and Management, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

1:30 – 3:00 - Panel IIIThe Fisheries Management Challenge

  • Stephen Bortone (Executive Director, Gulf Fisheries Management Council)   

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council: Processes and Problems

  • Andrew Minkiewicz (Partner with Kelley, Drye, & Warren LLP)     

The Complexities in Reaching Agreement in Fisheries Management  

  • Russ Brodie (Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission)                     

Florida’s Fisheries-Independent Monitoring Program: Connections with Fisheries Management

3:15 – 4:15 - Panel IV: Energy Solutions in Political and Environmental Context

  • Joseph Tomain (Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati School of Law)  

Clean Energy Policy

  • Kalyani Robbins (Associate Professor, Akron University School of Law)

The Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing under the Endangered Species Act

4:30 – 5:00 - Closing Remarks:  Representative Lake Ray


Approved for CLE credits.

Questions?  Contact Professor Andrew Long (along@fcsl.edu, 904-680-7757)


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