February 3, 2010
Marquette Law School to host ‘Water and People’ conference
EPA senior adviser to deliver keynote address on Great Lakes restorationEvent Information:
Date: Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Place: Alumni Memorial Union
Ballroom, 3rd Floor
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
MILWAUKEE—“Water and People” will be the topic of Marquette University Law School’s 2010 Public Service Conference Friday, Feb. 26. The event will begin with registration, breakfast and an introductory video at 8:30 a.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Reservations are requested by Feb. 12. The cost is $40 and registration is available online
Cameron Davis, J.D., senior adviser to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator for Great Lakes Restoration will deliver the lunchtime keynote address, “How to Rehabilitate the Great Lakes as a Global Resource.” Davis has worked for more than two decades to develop and implement water quality and quantity policies in the Great Lakes basin.
The conference will also feature presentations on water ethics by Curt Meine with Center for Humans and Nature, and on the false dichotomy between economic development and environmental protection by Todd Ambs, water division administrator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Breakout sessions focusing on environmental justice will include:
- Water Pricing: Balancing Utility Costs, Consumer Interests, and the Environment
- Access to Water and the Great Lakes Compact
- Ground Water Use and Land Planning
- Water Quality and Infrastructure
National water policy experts from California, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Canada will contribute to an afternoon panel followed by two prominent water law scholars who will reflect on the future of water law in Wisconsin with Marquette law professor Matt Parlow. A reception will follow.
More information is available online
or by calling Daniel Idzikowski, assistant dean for public service, at (414) 288-8060 or email@example.com
Media interested in attending the conference should contact Christopher Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-1988 or firstname.lastname@example.org