News and Events

Upcoming Events

January 26 -29, 2015  

The Energy Bar Association's Ad Hoc Committee on Energy Law Education will present its findings to-date in its year-long study of energy law education at the 1st annual National Energy Education Summit and solicit further input in the afternoon workshop. The Summit, which is sponsored by the Council of Energy Research and Education Leaders (CEREL), will be held on January 26, 2015. The presenters of the EBA study will include Donna Attanasio, who chairs the committee, and committee member Nancy J. Skancke, JD '75. Find more information here

The one-day education summit will precede the 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment, sponsored by the National Council for Science and Environment on January 27-29.  This year, NCSE will take up the issue of Energy and Climate Change. Amory Lovins will give the John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture at the NCSE event. Sessions include "Reinventing Utilities" which will include a presentation by Donna Attanasio on the Minnesota e21 project.

Both events will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA (near Reagan National Airport). Register for one or both conferences here

February 17-20, 2015  

On February 19, Donna Attanasio will speak at the IEEE Power & Energy Society conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, on the plenary panel addressing "State and Local Government Policies Driving Smart Grid Adoption."  For more information about this conference, click here.

March 3, 2015  

The Energy Bar Association will hold its annual Enforcers and Defenders Conference at GW Law.  For more information, click here, or continue to watch this space.

March 26-27, 2015  

GW Law along with the EPA, Environment Law Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement will co-sponsor the 2015 J.B. & Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium on "The Role of Advanced Monitoring, Remote Sensing, and New Forms of Information Gathering, Analysis, and Disclosure in Environmental Compliance and Enforcement." A follow-up conference will take place at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands in April 2015.  More information will be forthcoming. 

May 18, 2015  

GW Law will host the Cybersecurity Summit for Critical Infrastructure Industries, sponsored by ABA's Section on Energy & the Environment.  This Summit will focus on threats and protections pertinent to the electricity and water-services industries.  Stay tuned for more information.  

Past Events

January 26-29, 2015

The Energy Bar Association presented the newest addition to its primer series: An Introduction to Federal Oil Pipeline Regulation. The goal of the primer was to provide an overview of the federal economic regulatory scheme over oil and refined products pipelines. The primer was taught by industry practitioners as well as FERC regulators and will be hosted by Vinson & Elkins, LLP, in Houston, Texas. For more information, click here

June 3, 2014

GW Law was an event partner for AWEA's State Wind Energy Forum - Virginia, held at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

April 8-9, 2014

GW Law was a marketing co-sponsor of the Energy Bar Association's 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference to be held in Washington D.C. 

March 7, 2014

GW Law and the Energy Bar Association co-sponsored a seminar on Enforcement.

November 11, 2013

GW Law hosted Jigar Shaw, founder of Sun Edison and first CEO of The Carbon War Room, for an interview and book signing for his new book, Creating Climate Wealth.

October 23-24, 2013

GW Law co-sponsored the Energy Bar Association's 2013 Mid-Year Meeting, at which Donna Attanasio moderated a panel entitled "A PURPA Renaissance?".

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