Preliminary Schedule of VJEL 2011 Symposium:

China’s Environmental Governance: Global Challenges and Comparative Solutions

This year, the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, in collaboration with U.S.-China Partnership, will be hosting our annual Symposium, entitled China’s Environmental Governance: Global Challenges and Comparative Solutions.  The Symposium will take place on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.  It will bring together scholars from China, the United States, and the local community, with panels on Comparative Solutions to Climate Change, Enforcement Remedies to Environmental Issues, and Adjudicative Remedies to Environmental Issues.  John C. Nagle of the University of Notre Dame will be the keynote speaker.

9:00 AM          —        Breakfast

9:30 AM          —        Welcoming Remarks by Professor Siu Tip Lam (Vermont Law School)

9:45 AM          —        Panel One: Comparative Solutions to Climate Change

Including: Adam Moser (Vermont Law School), WANG Mingyuan (Tsinghua University), Jennifer Turner (Woodrow Wilson Center), LI Yanfang (Renmin University)

11:10 AM        —        Coffee Break

11:20 AM        —        Panel Two: Enforcement Remedies to Environmental Issues

Including: WANG Canfa (China University of Political Science and Law), Jingling Liu (Vermont Law School), Patricia McCubbin (Southern Illinois University School of Law)

12:45 PM         —        Lunch

2:10 PM           —        Panel Three: Adjudicative Remedies to Environmental Issues

Including: Robert Percival (University of Maryland), Honorable Merideth Wright (Vermont Environmental Court), LI Zhiping (Sun Yat-Sen University Law School), ZHANG Jingjing (Public Interest Law Institute)

4:00 PM           —        Keynote Address by Professor John Copeland Nagle (University of Notre Dame)