Event Oct 19, 2017

26th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

State Bar of California Environmental Law Section

Join Best Best & Krieger LLP at the State Bar of California Environmental Law Section’s 2017 Environmental Law Conference in Yosemite, Calif.

BB&K Speakers:

Marc Tran

“Cannabis from Medicinal to Recreational: What It Means for You and Your Practice”
Proposition 64 changes the landscape for marijuana use in California. Drawing lessons from states that have experienced this transformation, this panel will address changes in enforcement and regulation in California, with a focus on what these changes mean for business and municipal clients and for your practice. The panel will cover proposed new California state regulations, the interaction of state and federal enforcement priorities and the impact of marijuana legalization on California’s large businesses, cities and counties as well as ethical issues unique to representation of cannabis industry clients.
Friday, Oct. 20
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Alisha Winterswyk, Yosemite Conference Co-Chair
“Saturday General Session”
Introduction of keynote presenter Martha Guzman Aceves, Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Saturday, Oct. 21
8 - 9 a.m.

Danielle Sakai
“Diversity Roundtable: Developing Diverse Leadership in Environmental Law and Policy”
Environmental workplaces are increasingly devoting institutional resources to foster diversity and inclusion. This roundtable will explore how nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, law firms, and other institutions in the environmental law and policy sector support individuals from diverse backgrounds rising to leadership positions. Motivations, strategies and opportunities for creating a pipeline of diverse leaders in environmental law and policy will also be shared.
Saturday, Oct. 21
9:15 - 10:45 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 19 - Sunday, Oct. 22

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, CA 93623

For more information or to register,  click here.

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