The Red Clay Conference is an annual student-run conference at the University of Georgia School of Law, established to increase public awareness of environmental issues. The 35th annual conference is titled Climate Change Innovation: Stakeholders and Tools and will discuss climate change stakeholders and identify the legal tools they are using to combat climate change. The conference will be held Friday, February 10, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on the UGA campus.
The conference will include three panels: Roles of Humans, Rights of Nature, and Responsibilities of Corporations. The Peter Appel Honorary Keynote will be Dr. Marilyn A. Brown, a Regents’ Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a joint faculty member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Brown will discuss her experience with policy work aimed at accelerating the implementation of sustainable energy sources and technology.
Organized by members of the UGA Environmental Law Association, Georgia lawyers can earn 4 CLE credits by attending the conference (pending approval by ICLE).