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2016 Energy Law Symposium

The Law of Energy

February 5, 2016
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street
The Eighth Annual Law & Society Symposium

Co-Sponsored by the Charleston Law Review and the Richard W. Riley Institute of
Government, Politics and Public Leadership at Furman University

Keynote Address
Catherine Heigel

Agency Director
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Introduction by:

Edward Bell, IIIPresident, Charleston School of Law

Panel One

Offshore Energy:
Drilling Toward an Uncertain Future

Norman Anseman, III, Partner, Jones Walker LLP

Christopher DeSchererManaging Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

Stephen Goldfinch, Jr., Representative for District 108, S.C. House of Representatives

Moderated by:

Jack SmithPartner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Panel Two

Discussion and Responses to South Carolina Act 236
and Other Solar Energy Initiatives

Ashley Cooper, Partner, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Hamilton DavisEnergy and Climate Director, Coastal Conservation League

Harold Mitchell, Jr., Representative for District 31, S.C. House of Representatives

Moderated by:

Blan HolmanManaging Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

Panel Three

No Time to Waste: 
An In-Depth Look Into Nuclear Energy in South Carolina

Dan GatlinVP of Nuclear Operations, SCANA

Charles Munns, Vice Admiral, United States Navy (Retired)

Wyatt Sassman, Associate Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

Moderated by:

Aleatra Williams, Professor of Law, Charleston School of Law

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8:15 a.m.          Registration

                           CLE Course No. 161894

8:45 a.m.          Introduction & Welcome

                            Hank Young, Editor in Chief, Charleston Law Review

                            Donald Gordon, Ph.D., Executive Director, The Riley Institute at Furman

                            Andrew Abrams, Dean, Charleston School of Law

8:55 a.m.          Why “The Law of Energy?”

                            Clinton Magill, Symposium EditorCharleston Law Review

9:00 a.m.          Panel One: Offshore Energy—Drilling Toward an Uncertain Future

10:30 a.m.        Panel Two: Discussions and Responses to South Carolina Act 236 and Other Solar Energy                                             Initiatives

Noon                 Keynote Address

12:45 p.m.        Lunch on Your Own

2 p.m.                Panel Three: No Time to Waste—An In-Depth Look Into Nuclear Energy in South                 

3:15 p.m.            Closing

                             Lauren Sprinkle, Associate Symposium Editor, Charleston Law Review

 

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This symposium has been approved by the South Carolina Bar for five (5) hours of CLE credit.

Symposium Agenda

8:15 a.m. - Registration

8:45 a.m. - Program begins

9:00 a.m. - Panel one

10:30 a.m. - Panel two

12:00 p.m. - Keynote address

12:45 p.m. - Lunch break

2:00 p.m. - Panel three

3:15 p.m. - Conclusion

 

For hotel information or questions about discounted symposium rates, please contact the Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District.