2009 Conference

| 3rd Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference
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Pathway to Environmental Justice

Please find the 2009 Event Poster.

The conference…

Venue: The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2009
Available is the 2009 Programme.


Morning:
Stanley Johnson (introductory speaker – some of his achievements: Greenpeace Award for Outstanding Services to the Environment, Ambassador for the UN CMS, Gorilla Organisation);
Robert McCracken QC (from the renowned Chambers of Francis Taylor Building on Procedural bars to environmental justice);
Polly Higgins (the Lazy Environmentalist);
Carol Hatton (WWF), Quincy Whitaker (barrister for the Kingsnorth Six on preventing climate change as a defence),
Afternoon a choice of two workshops amongst which:
John Stewart (Hacan Clearskies) and Tom Brenan (from Environmental Law Foundation) talking about Legal remedies for environmentalists
Drax 29 case by Beth and Mel, Joss Garman (Plane Stupid), and other representatives from organisations such as Client Earth and Friends of the Earth.
Early evening, finally a panel on:
Is the law on the side of the campaigner? with some of the conference’s speakers

Stanley Johnson;
Robert McCracken QC (from the renowned Chambers of Francis Taylor Building);
Polly Higgins (the Lazy Environmentalist);
Carol Hatton (WWF);
Quincy Whitaker (barrister for the Kingsnorth Six on preventing climate change as a defence);
John Stewart (Hacan Clearskies);
Tom Brenan (from Environmental Law Foundation);
Joss Garman (Plane Stupid);
and other representatives from organisations such as Client Earth and Friends of the Earth.

 

 

Committee

Hannah Procter Chair
Alan Andrews Secretary
Anja Mager Treasurer
Dominic Clyde-Smith Sponsorship Co-ordinator
Chessie Aeron-Thomas Workshop Coordinator
Nina Pindham Publicity Officer
Adrien Lantieri Launching Event and Food Officer
Christopher Loxton Stalls Officer

Supporting Committee Members

Ewelina Strojwas


Advisory Board

Maria Adebowale, Director of Capacity Global;
Dr. Jane Holder, Reader in Law, University College, London;
Donald McGillivray, Lecturer at University of Kent;
Phil Michaels, Legal Advisor, Friends of the Earth;
Carolyn Stephens, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine;
Ileana Papadopoulou, 2008 PIEL UK Committee Chair;
Nic Vincett;
Gen-Nam Chow;
Carine Nadal;
Ned Westaway;
Jamie Kunz