Mar 4, 2016

Upper Great Lakes Law and Policy Symposium in Duluth on March 24

Upper Great Lakes Law and Policy Symposium in
Duluth on March 24
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has announced a major conference on protecting our lifeblood, water.

The announcement is reproduced below:

Talking about laws and policies affecting the Upper Great Lakes is timely. Within the last six months:

Recognizing the need for a deeper conversation, experts from the U.S. and Canada are meeting on March 24 in Duluth, Minnesota, at the Upper Great Lakes Law and Policy Symposium. The symposium will zero in on how recent activities might serve as models for tackling Great Lakes transboundary issues like climate, mining, crude oil/energy movement, and water levels. Presenters include Lana Pollack, Chair of U.S. Section of the International Joint Commission; and Peter Johnson, Deputy Director of the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers.

The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program, the University of Minnesota Law School and the Sea Grant Law Center are hosting the event. Continuing legal education credits for practicing attorneys will be offered. More information, including an agenda, is available on the Minnesota Sea Grant website.

Registration is required and includes refreshments, lunch, and an hors d'oeuvres reception. Non-student registration is $60. Students can register for free. Registration is limited to 200. Register online: by email:; or by phone: 218-726-8106.

International Joint Commission (IJC)

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