[acn-l] 3rd Annual International Wildlife Law Conference

JIWLP (greenlifesociety at email.msn.com)
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 16:41:52 -0800

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Third Annual International Wildlife Law Conference: Program/Registration

The Second Annual International Wildlife Law Conference brought together participants from throughout the world, including the Republic of Georgia, Croatia, Kenya, South Africa, Peru, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Greenland and Japan.
It is our hope to continue this international colloquy on the role of legal mechanisms in furthering the goal of species conservation and biological diversity at this year's conference.

Where:

The host for this year's conference is the Washington College of Law, American University, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC. Parking is prohibited on area residential streets, however is available in the law school's underground pay lot, ac
cessible from Massachusetts Ave. The law school is also readily accessible from the Tenleytown Metro Station via American University's shuttle.

When:

March 31, 1998, 9:00am-5:30pm, reception to
follow.

Book Exhibits:

The following publishers will exhibit books and journals in the fields of wildlife law and international environmental law at the conference:

IOS Press
Island Press
Kluwer Law International
Lupus Publications
Oceania

CLE credit available for attendance at this conference ($15.00 fee) Please call 202/274-4003 for information.

PROGRAM

9:00am-11:30am Panel 1 - Sustainable Use of Wildlife: Opportunity or Oxymoron?

Moderator: David Favre, Faculty of Law, Detroit College of Law - Michigan State University

Chris Wold, Of Counsel, Center for International Environmental Law, Washington, DC, USA, "Sustainable Use and the Biodiversity Convention: Successful and Consistent Application Under CITES;"

Wayne Pacelle, Vice President of Government Affairs and Media, Humane Society of the United States, Washington, DC, USA, "Sustainable Use: A Prescription for the Rationalized Exploitation of Wildlife;"

Dr. Leslie Johnston, Environmental Policy Analyst, USDA, detailed to USAID, Washington, DC, USA, "Sustainable Use of Wildlife: The Interface Between Biological Considerations and Legal Policy Frameworks;"

Peter Usher, Chairman , Wildlife Management Advisory Council, Northwest Territories, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "Sustainable Use - The Key to Conservation in the Western Arctic."

11:30-1:00pm Lunch (on your own)

1:00-3:00pm Panel 2: The Interface of the World Trade Organization and International Wildlife Treaty Regimes/National Wildlife Conservation Legislation

Moderator: William P. Weiner, Faculty of Law, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law

Stuart R. Harrop, Director, Durell Institute of Conservation & Ecology, University of Kent-Canterbury, Canterbury, United Kingdom, "Beyond the Leghold Trap Regulation: Is the Unilateral Enforcement of Wild Animal Welfare Standards Threatened With Extincti
on?;"

Konrad VonMoltke, Adjunct Professor, Dartmouth College, Senior Fellow, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC, USA, "Brand Name Ivory: On the World Trade Organization and CITES;"

Kevin Kennedy, Professor of Law, Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, "Multilateral Approaches to Resolving International Environmental Issues;"

Brennan Van Dyke, Director, Globalization Program, Center for International Environmental Law, Geneva, Switzerland, "The WTO and International Wildlife and Environmental Law."

3:00-3:30pm Afternoon break (refreshments served)

3:30-5:30pm Panel 3: Regional Wildlife Treaty Regimes: Problems and Prospects

Moderator, Howard S. Schiffman, Adjunct Faculty, International Programs,
New York University School of Continuing Education

Douglas Hykle, Deputy Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Animals, Bonn, Germany, “The Convention on Migratory Species and Related Agreements: Is There Life After the Convention on Biological Dive
rsity?”

Alexander Dehgan, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, "The Lusaka Convention: Potential & Pitfalls;"

William Burns, Managing Editor, Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, Berkeley, California, USA, "The Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Areas (ACCOBAMS): The Role of Regional C
etacean Agreements."

5:30-6:30pm Reception for speakers and attendees, hosted by Kluwer Law International.

Registration may be effectuated by printing out the form below and mailing it to the following address: Professor David Favre, Detroit College of Law - Michigan State University, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824. Checks should be made ou
t to Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. For additional information, contact us at: JIWLP at earthling.net.

Registration Form: Third Annual International Wildlife Law Conference,
March 31, 1998

Washington College of Law, American University,

Name: ____________________________________________

Organization: _____________________________

Address: _________________________________

City: __________________________

State: _______

Postal Code: ___________

Country _______________

Phone: ________________

Fax: _________________

E-mail: ________________

Fees (Check One):

Regular _____ ($55.00 until March 1st, $60.00 thereafter)

Student _____ ($25.00)

Please mail to: Professor David Favre, Detroit College of Law - Michigan State University, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
(Favre at pilot.msu.edu). Checks should be made out to Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University.