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Fourth Annual
Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators

May 11, 2018

ASU / Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

The Program on Law & Sustainability at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators. The conference will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Beus Center for Law and Society in Phoenix, AZ.

The Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators is a large annual gathering of law professors who are researching in sustainability-related areas. The conference features presentations of legal academic research on subjects pertaining to environmental sustainability and law, including but not limited to topics in climate change law, environmental law, energy law, water law, natural resources law, land use and zoning law, agricultural and food law, and disaster law.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson, Jr., Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources, Stanford Law School.


Call for Speakers – Submit a Proposal Now!


Groups of four full-time law professors are invited to submit panel proposals on environmental sustainability-related legal topics.  Freestanding presentation proposals from individual law professors are also welcome.
Arizona State University will provide hotel lodging and airfare/transportation reimbursement (up to $500) for all panelists and presenters.

Those interested in participating must submit panel or presentation proposals through the conference website by December 31, 2017 (please do not submit via e-mail).

Click Here to Submit a Panel Proposal

Click Here to Submit an Individual Proposal

Submissions must include:

  1. A brief presentation abstract (not to exceed 300 words) and
  2. A current CV for each panelist or presenter.

Panel proposals should include abstracts and CVs for each presenter and an additional description of the overarching panel topic.

Selected presenters will be notified by January 30, 2017, and will receive instructions for making travel arrangements at that time.