January 30th, California Law Symposium, CLIMATE CHANGE: ADAPTING TO A WARMING CLIMATE

CLIMATE CHANGE: ADAPTING TO A WARMING CLIMATE

January 30th, 2021, 9am via ZoomAM – 3:30PM PST

 

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9:00 AM 
Welcoming Remarks: Symposium Co-Chairs, Austin Turner and Melissa Quintero

Introductory Speaker: TBD

Keynote Speaker: Laurel Firestone
Board Member, State Water Resources Control Board
 
10:00 AM
California Water Law Writing Prize Award Presentation
Presenter: TBD
Winner: TBD

BREAK

10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Panel I: Instream Freshwater Flow Regulation, Water Rights, and the Endangered Species Act
Organized by University of San Francisco

Panel II: Climate Change and FERC Hydropower Relicensing on the Tuolumne River
Organized by Golden Gate University School of Law
 
11:45 AM-1:00 PM
 Panel III: Innovations in Water Storage as a Response to Climate Change
Organized by University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Panel IV: Achieving Water Justice in a Changing Climate
Organized by Berkeley Law
 
LUNCH
 
2:15 PM-3:30 PM 
Panel V: Reevaluating the Costs and Benefits of Operating Dams in the Climate Change Era
Organized by UC Hastings College of the Law