2022 Conference Program Schedule

Thursday, May 12, 2022

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Pre-Conference Dinner – Great Hall, Beus Center for Law & Society, 111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Dinner Discussion:

Patrick Sigl (SRP), Rhett Larson (ASU), Mark McGinnis (Salmon, Lewis & Weldon), and Sarah Porter (ASU)

Arizona Water and Energy:  Envisioning a Sustainable Future

Friday, May 13, 2022

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Check-in and Light Breakfast (Great Hall, Beus Center for Law & Society)

8:30 a.m.:  Introductions and Morrison Laureate Address (Great Hall)

Morrison Laureate(s): Joshua C. Macey & Matthew R. Christiansen

Long Live the Federal Power Act’s Bright Line, 134 Harvard Law Review 1360 (2021)

9:30-10:50 am

Room 240 / Panel: Exposing Environmental Law’s Hidden Value Judgments

Room 250 / Freestanding Presentations: “Advancing Renewable Energy Law and Policy”

11:00-12:20 pm

Break-out Session #2

Room 150 / Freestanding Presentations: “Natural Resources and Indigenous Rights”

Room 240 /  Freestanding Presentations: “Topics in Environmental Law”

Room 250 / Panel: “The Law and Social Science of Sustainability”

  • Jonathan Nash (Emory), “Polarization, Environmental Risks and Governance Strategies”
  • Tracey M. Roberts (Samford), “Regulatory Taxation Revisited”
  • Arden Rowell (Illinois), “The Psychology of Pollution Control”
  • Stephanie Stern (Chicago-Kent), “Climate Cliffs: The Interaction Between Rising Water and Consumer Housing Psychology”

12:30-1:30 pm

Lunch Break & Keynote Address (Great Hall, Beus Center for Law & Society)

Keynote Speaker: Lee Fennell, Max Pam Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, “Aggregating Sustainability”

1:40-3:00 pm 

Break-out Session #3

Room 150 / Freestanding Presentations: “Sustainability Law and the Private Sector”

Room 240 / Panel: “What the Sustainable Development Goals Mean for the United States”

3:10-4:30 pm 

Break-out Session #4

Room 150 Panel: “Native Nations in a Time of Energy Transition

Room 240 / Freestanding Presentations: Sustainability, Equity and Justice