ROBIN KUNDIS CRAIG

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

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  • James I. Farr Presidential Endowed Chair of Law, College Of Law
  • Affiliated Faculty, Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment, College Of Law
  • Affiliated Faculty, Global Change & Sustainability Center
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Member, World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Integrated Biosciences/Biomimicry, University of Akron
  • External Ph.D. Committee Member, Department of Geography, Clark University
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania

Presentations

Presentations

  • “The End of Sustainability.” Up Close Podcast. University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. February 23, 2016. Other, Presented, 02/23/2016.
    http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/364-end-sust...
  • “The Endangered Species Act and Water Management: An Overview.” Panel Lunchtime Presentation: “The ESA and Water.” University of Houston School of Law. Houston, TX. Panel, Presented, 11/13/2015.
  • “New Approaches to Dealing with Ocean Acidification: An International Perspective.” First Annual Environmental Law Symposium: “Ocean Acidification.” University of Washington School of Law. Seattle, WA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/06/2015.
  • “A Lawyer’s View of the Oceans.” Guest Lecture in the undergraduate “Oceans” course, Department of Geology and Geophysics. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 10/21/2015.
  • “Interstate Compacts and Apportionment in the Contemporary Era: What’s in It for Utah?” 23rd Annual Conference on Utah Water Law. Water Law Institute, CLE International. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/05/2015.
  • “Native Peoples and the Sea.” Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/03/2015.
  • “The International Law of Biodiversity Protection.” Guest lecture in the undergraduate “Rainforest Ecology” course. Department of Biology. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/04/2015.
  • Conference Chair. 33rd Annual Water Law Conference. American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Denver, CO. June 4-5, 2015. Other, Presented, 06/04/2015.
  • Moderator, “Food, Water, Economics, and Borders: Climate Change and Security in the Classroom,” and Conference Organizer. 17th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Salt Lake City, UT. Panel, Presented, 05/28/2015.
  • “Regulatory Fragmentation as a Barrier to Integrated Management of Western Rivers.” Fourteenth Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Chico Hot Springs, MT. Panel, Presented, 05/28/2015.
  • “The Top Water Developments of 2014.” Webinar: The Top Environment, Energy, and Resources Developments of 2014. American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Presentation, Presented, 05/14/2015.
  • "Learning to Live with the Trickster: Resilience Thinking, Climate Change, and Environmental and Natural Resources Law." PANEL: Can Sustainability Cope with the Constant Change of Climate Weirding? First Annual Sustainability Conference for American Legal Educators (SCALE). Arizona State University School of Law. Phoenix, AZ. Panel, Presented, 05/08/2015.
  • Panelist, “Water and Urban Development.” 2015 Environmental Law & Policy Program Conference: Competing Visions for a Sustainable Future. University of Michigan School of Law. Ann Arbor, MI. Panel, Presented, 04/17/2015.
  • “What the Public Trust Doctrine Can Teach Us About the Police Power, Penn Central, and the Public Interest in Natural Resource Regulation: A Tribute to Joe Sax.” 2015 Lewis & Clark Environmental Law Symposium: Developments in the Public Trust Doctrine. Lewis & Clark School of Law. Portland, OR. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/10/2015.
  • “Learning to Live with the Trickster: Narrating Climate Change and the Value of Resilience Thinking.” 2015 Lloyd K. Garrison Lecture on Environmental Law. Pace University Law School. White Plains, NY. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/01/2015.
  • “The California Bay Delta: Governing an Environmental Jewel.” 44th Annual Spring Conference: The ABA Super Conference on Environmental Law. American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. San Francisco, CA. Panel, Presented, 03/27/2015.
  • "Re-Tooling Marine Food Supply Resilience in a Climate Change Era: Some Needed Reforms." Seattle University Law Review Symposium. Seattle, WA. March 6, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 10/28/2014.
  • “What’s Up with WOTUS (Waters of the United States)?” Downtown CLE series. Parr Brown. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/25/2015.
  • "There Ain't No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Technology-Induced Tradeoffs at the Water-Energy Nexus." Climate Change and Energy Law Workshop. UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA. February 19, 2014. Presentation, Presented, 02/19/2015.
  • "Stepping Back for the Big Picture: Climate, Fire and Water in Major River Basins." 14th Annual Foresters Forum. Coeur d'Alene, ID, February 4, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/04/2015.
  • “Constitutional Takings in the Coastal Zone: A Public Health Perspective.” 7th National Conference on Estuarine & Habitat Restoration. Washington, D.C. November 1-5, 2014. Panel, Presented, 11/04/2014.
  • “New Frontiers of Marine Wilderness: Why Use the Wilderness Act?” National Wilderness Act Conference. Albuquerque, NM. October 15-18, 2014. Panel, Presented, 10/17/2014.
  • “Dealing with Water Shortages through Desalination: Energy Costs Compared to What? “Emerging Issues at the Intersection of Energy and Water.” College of Law & School of the Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA. October 3, 2014. Panel, Presented, 10/03/2014.
  • “Origins and Text of the Wilderness Act.” Academic Symposium: “The Wilderness Act at 50 and the Mountain West.” Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and Environment, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Salt Lake City, UT. September 26, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/26/2014.
  • “Designing Administrative Law for Adaptive Management” (with J.B. Ruhl) (twice, to different audiences). Adaptive Management Workshop. George Washington University School of Law & the Society for Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C. September 19, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2014.
  • “Navigability and Its Consequences: State Title, Mineral Rights, and the Public Trust Doctrine.” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute. 60th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute. Vail, CO. July 17, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/17/2014.
  • Panel Participant, “Social-Ecological Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptive Water Governance of Regional Scale Water Systems in the United States.” Resilience 2014: Resilience and Development: Mobilizing for Transformation. Montpelier, France. May 4-8, 2014. Panel, Presented, 05/2014.
    http://www.resilience2014.org
  • Moderator, “Renewable Energy Development and Endangered Species: Friends or Foes?” 43rd Annual Spring Conference on Environment, Energy, and Resources Law, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Salt Lake City, UT. March 21, 2014. Other, Presented, 03/21/2014.
    http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-s...
  • “An Historical Look at Planning for Federal Public Lands: Adding Marine Spatial Planning to the Field.” 2014 J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Conference: “The Role of Planning in Federal Land Management.” The George Washington University Law School. Washington, D.C. March 13-14, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/14/2014.
    http://www.law.gwu.edu/News/2013-2014events/Pages/...
  • “New Directions in State Public Trust Doctrines in a Climate Change Era.” Stegner Center Green Bag. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/21/2014.
    http://today.law.utah.edu/?events=green-bag-robin-...
  • “Remembering Community-Based Public Health Considerations in Coastal Takings Challenges.” 16th Annual Conference on Litigating Regulatory Taking Claims. Vermont Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, New York University Law School, & Touro Law Center. New York City, NY. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/22/2013.
    http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Documents/TakingsConfere...
  • Guest Lecturer, Rainforest Biology, Department of Biology: "International Biodiversity Law.". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/18/2013.
  • “New Directions for State Public Trust Doctrines in a Climate Change Era.” Clason Lecture. Western New England University School of Law. Springfield, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2013.
    http://digitalcommons.law.wne.edu/clason/26/
  • “The Endangered Species Act and Water Law: The Building Confrontation.” Kansas Law Review Symposium: "Waters of the United States: Adapting Law for Degradation and Drought." University of Kansas School of Law. Lawrence, KS. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/01/2013.
    http://www.law.ku.edu/kansas-law-review-symposium
  • “Marine Spatial Planning for Federal Offshore Lands in the Wake of the Final Ocean Implementation Plan.” Fourth Annual Colloquium on Environmental Law Scholarship. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. Presentation, Presented, 10/11/2013.
    http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Academics/Environmental_...
  • “New Directions for State Public Trust Doctrines in a Climate Change Era.” Jestraub Lecture on Water Law. University of Montana School of Law. Missoula, MT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/26/2013.
    http://www.umt.edu/law/CalendarandEvents/LectsConf...
  • “Adapting Water Law to Climate Change Impacts and the Obama Administration.” Panel Participant: EPA Rulemaking on Adaptation to Climate Change. Nevada Water Law Conference: The New Landscape. Water Law Institute. Reno, NV. August 22-23, 2013. Panel, Presented, 08/22/2013.
    http://www.cle.com/product.php?proid=1406&
  • Guest Lecture, “Ocean Jurisdiction, Existing Stressors, and Climate Change. Ocean Environments. Department of Geography, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/11/2013.
  • “Food Security, Ocean Fish Stocks, and Mariculture.” Summer Hot Topics in Environmental Law Lecture Series. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. June 27, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/27/2013.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-e_XbuOw78
  • “A Conflict of Duties? Water Management, the Duty to Consult under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, and the Discretionary Function Requirement.” ESA and Water: Developments and Trends in Liability and Compliance. 31st Annual Water Law Conference. ABA Section on Environment, Energy, Resources. Las Vegas, NV. June 5-7, 2013. Panel, Presented, 06/07/2013.
    http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2013/06/31st_a...
  • Conference Organizer and Moderator, “Climate Change, Water, and the Law of Adaptation” panel. 16th Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Flagstaff, AZ. Other, Presented, 05/30/2013.
  • “Treating Offshore Submerged Lands as Public Lands: A Historical Perspective.” 35th Public Land Law Symposium: Balancing Act and Paradigm Shift: The Role of Public Lands in America’s Energy Future. University of Montana School of Law/American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Missoula, MT. Presentation, Presented, 04/18/2013.
    http://scholarship.law.umt.edu/pllsymposium/
  • Moderator, panel on “Noah’s Heirs?—Biodiversity, Endangered Species, and Resiliency.” 18th Annual Stegner Center Symposium: Religion, Faith, and the Environment. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Salt Lake City, UT. Other, Presented, 04/12/2013.
    https://today.law.utah.edu/?events=12233
  • “Hydraulic Fracturing, Federalism, and the Water-Energy Nexus.” Law Review Symposium: Legal Aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing. University of Idaho College of Law. Boise, ID. March 29, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/29/2013.
    http://www.uidaho.edu/law/law-review/symposium/201...
  • “What Every Environmental and Natural Resources Lawyer Should Know About What’s Going on in the Arctic: A Brief Introduction.” 42nd Annual Spring Environmental Conference. American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Panel, Presented, 03/22/2013.
    http://abaseerspring.conferencespot.org
  • “Climate Change: An Overview of the Science and the Law.” 17th Annual Tribal Law and Governance Conference: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples. University of Kansas Tribal Law and Governance Center. Lawrence, KS. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2013.
    http://www.calendar.ku.edu/index.php?option=eventv...
  • Senior Scholarship Commentator, New Voices in Administrative Law. AALS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. Other, Presented, 01/05/2013.
  • “Adapting to Climate Change in the Oceans.” Marine Law Symposium: Shifting Seas: The Law’s Response to Changing Ocean Conditions. Roger Williams University School of Law. Bristol, RI. Nov. 14-15, 2012. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2012.
    http://law.rwu.edu/marine-affairs-institute/sympos...
  • “Public Health, Private Land, and the Police Power.” Faculty Colloquium, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. Indiana University—Bloomington. Nov. 7, 2012. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/07/2012.
    http://www.indiana.edu/~workshop/colloquia/materia...
  • “Maintaining Freshwater Inputs to Estuaries: The ACF Basin and the Colorado River.” Panel Session: Going With the Flow—Ensuring Freshwater Flows for Estuaries. Restore America’s Estuaries Sixth National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Protection. Tampa, FL. Panel, Presented, 10/23/2012.
    https://www.estuaries.org/conference-2012-proceedi...
  • “Climate Change Law for the Oceans.” Searle Roundtable: Natural Preservation in a Rapidly Changing Climate. Northwestern University School of Law. Chicago, IL. Oct. 4-5, 2012. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/05/2012.
  • "The Death of Sustainability" Fall Symposium: The Next Generation of Environmental and Natural Resources Law, University of Akron School of Law, Akron, OH. September 28-29, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 09/29/2012.
  • "The Death of Sustainability in Water Resources Management". Climate Change Panel. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologist. Salt Lake City, UT. Panel, Presented, 09/20/2012.
  • “Designing Administrative Law for Adaptive Management.” Faculty Colloquium. University of Tulsa School of Law. Tulsa, OK. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/14/2012.
  • Senior Commentator. Junior Environmental Workshop. University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA. July 18-20, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 07/20/2012.
  • Participant and Session Leader for “Environmental Sustainability Session.” 2012 Environmental Law Collaborative Workshop. Environmental Law Collaborative. Chester, CT. July 9-11, 2012. Other, Presented, 07/10/2012.
  • Senior Scholarship Commentator. Junior Environmental Workshop. University of Washington School of Law. Seattle, WA. July 18-20, 2012. Other, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Guest Lecture, “Ocean Jurisdiction, Existing Stressors, and Climate Change. Ocean Environments. Department of Geography, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/26/2012.
  • Co-Organizer of Meeting and Moderator, “Climate Change Adaptation” Panel. AALS Mid-Year Meeting: Torts, Environment, and Disaster. Association of American Law Schools. Berkeley, CA. June 8-10, 2012. Other, Presented, 06/2012.
    http://www.aals.org/midyear2012/Torts-booklet-2012...
  • "Hot Topics in U.S. Constitutional Environmental Law". 2012 National Environmental, Energy, and Resources Law Summit. Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, April 26-27, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 04/27/2012.
  • "Climate Change Adaptation, the Clean Water Act, and Energy: An Application of Principled Flexibility". The Clean Water Act at 40. George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C., March 22-23, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 03/23/2012.
  • "Ocean Governance in the 21st Century: Structure and Challenges". Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson. Seventeenth Annual Symposium of the Wallace Stegner Center, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, UT, March 9-10, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 03/10/2012.
  • "Climate Change and the Oceans: Protecting Special Places in an Era of Change". Seminar, Global Change & Ecosystem Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/06/2012.
  • “CERCLA’s Concept of Federalism.” Southwestern Law Review CERCLA Symposium. Southwestern University School of Law. Los Angeles, CA. Nov. 11, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/11/2011.
  • “Regional Governance of Electricity Transmission.” A debate with former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter for the Inaugural Carver Colloquium: Energy Transmission and Governance. Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Denver, CO. October 20, 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/20/2011.
  • “Defining Riparian Rights as “Property” through Takings Litigation: Is There a Property Right to Environmental Quality?” Lewis & Clark Fall Symposium: 21st Century Water Law. Lewis & Clark School of Law. Portland, OR. October 7, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/07/2011.
  • “Public Health and Private Land.” Second Annual Fall Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. September 23, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/23/2011.
  • “Ocean Governance for the 21st Century: Making Marine Zoning Climate Change Adaptable.” University of Colorado Law School & Duke University School of Law Climate Change Law & Policy Works-in-Progress Symposium. University of Colorado Law School. Boulder, CO. August 11-13, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 08/12/2011.
  • “The BP Oil Spill and Damages to Natural Resources: The Great Mystery.” Panel presentation: The Aftermath of the BP Oil Spill. Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference. Hilton Head, SC. July 27, 2011. Panel, Presented, 07/27/2011.
  • “An Overview of the Clean Water Act and Nonpoint Source Pollution Controls. Special Seminar. University of Melbourne School of Law, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. May 13, 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/13/2011.
  • “Addressing Nonpoint Source Pollution in the U.S.: Progress, but Slow, on a Difficult Water Quality Problem.” Repeated presentations to various state agencies in Victoria and Queensland pursuant to a Visiting Scientist grant sponsored by the Victoria Department of Primary Industries, Melbourne Water, and the Victoria Department of Sustainability and Environment. Multiple presentations in Melbourne. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2011.
  • “Ocean Resilience, Place-Based Marine Management, and Climate Change.” Searle Research Roundtable on Climate Change Adaptation and Environmental Law. Northwestern University School of Law. Chicago, IL. April 7-8, 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/07/2011.
  • Moderator. “The Public Trust Doctrine—Reviving, Thriving, or Maxed Out as a Water Resources Management Tool?” 40th Annual Conference on Environmental Law. American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Salt Lake City, UT. March 18, 2011. Panel, Presented, 03/18/2011.
  • “Ocean Resilience, Placed-Based Marine Management, and Climate Change.” Faculty Presentation. University of Utah School of Law. Salt Lake City, UT. Feb. 22, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 02/22/2011.
  • “The BP Oil Spill and Damages to Natural Resources: Ocean Resilience, Lack of Knowledge, and the Time Horizon for Recovery.” Disasters and Environment Annual Law Review Conference. J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University. Provo, UT. Feb. 5, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/05/2011.
  • Moderator: “New Voices on Cutting-Edge Issues in Natural Resources and Environmental Law.” Annual Conference. Association of American Law Schools. San Francisco, CA. Jan. 5, 2011. Panel, Presented, 01/05/2011.
  • “Placed-Based Marine Management in a Climate Change World.” Environmental Seminar. Stanford Law School. Stanford, CA. Nov. 29, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/29/2010.
  • “Sea-Level Rise: Local, State, Regional, or National Problem?” Three Degrees of Separation: Exploring Linkages between International, National, and Regional Climate Policies. University of South Carolina School of Law. Columbia, SC. Nov. 12, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/12/2010.
  • “Negotiating Water Federalism at the Intersection of the Clean Water Act and State Water Law.” First Annual Vermont Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. Oct. 22, 2010. Presentation, Presented, 10/22/2010.
  • “Environmental Ethics and Professional Ethics.” Ethics - A Scholastic Perspective for the Environmental and Land Use Practitioner. Florida State Bar Association Environmental & Land Use Law Section. Webinar. October 14, 2010. Panel, Presented, 10/14/2010.
  • “The Public Health Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Change Adaptation.” Using Law, Policy, and Research to Improve the Public’s Health: A National Conference. American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) and Public Health Law Association. Atlanta, GA. September 14, 2010. Panel, Presented, 09/14/2010.
  • “Ocean Sustainability, Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, and the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.” Natural Resources Section, State of Hawai’i Bar Association. Honolulu, HI. July 20, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/20/2010.
  • “Marine Protected Areas and Climate Change: Promoting Sustainable Oceans.” Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, NOAA, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, & State of Hawaii: Papahānaumokuākea ‘Ahahui Alaka’i. Midway Atoll. June 19, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/19/2010.
  • “Public Trust and Public Necessity Defenses to Takings on the Gulf Coast.” Sea Grant Symposium: Symposium on Sea-Level Rise and Property Rights. Sea Grant Law Center/Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program, held at the Florida State University College of Law. Tallahassee, FL. April 23, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/23/2010.
  • “The Role of the State Public Trust Doctrines.” PANEL: “Public Duties-Private Rights: The Role of the Public Trust Doctrine in Modern Water Stewardship.” Fifteenth Annual Tulane Law School Summit on Environmental Law and Policy: Bound by Water. Tulane Institute of Water Resources Law & Policy and Tulane Environmental Law Society. Tulane Law School. New Orleans, LA. April 10, 2010. Panel, Presented, 04/10/2010.
  • Panel Participant: “Water-Borne Dangers and Climate: Emerging Threats to Indiana Health.” Third Annual Spring Environmental Symposium: Indiana’s Water Future—Crisis or Cooperation? Indiana University—Indianapolis School of Law. Indianapolis, IN. April 1, 2010. Panel, Presented, 04/01/2010.
  • “Adapting the Law of Water to Public Necessity: Reframing Climate Change Adaptation as Emergency Response and Preparedness.” Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Symposium: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. March 26, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/26/2010.
  • “Avoiding the Jellyfish Sea, or, What Do We Mean by Sustainable Oceans, Anyway?” Fifteenth Annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium: The Challenge to Sustainability. Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and Environment, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. March 13, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/13/2010.
  • “’Stationarity Is Dead’—Long Live Transformation: Five Principles for Climate Change Adaptation. 4th Annual CAMNet Rendevouz—Climate Change and Adaptive Management. Collaborative Adaptive Management Network. Tucson, AZ. March 9, 2010. Featured speaker. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/09/2010.
  • “’Stationarity Is Dead’ – Long Live Transformation: Five Principles for Climate Change Adaptation.” University of Arizona School of Law. Tucson, AZ. March 8, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/08/2010.
  • “State Public Trust Doctrines, the Emerging Ecological Public Trust, and the Balance of Public and Private Rights.” 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of Law, Property and Society. Georgetown University Law School. Washington, D.C. March 5, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/05/2010.
  • “Adapting Cooperative Federalism to Climate Change’s Water Impacts: Who Should Get to Do What?” 2010 Environment & Energy Law & Policy Journal Symposium” Climate Change, Water, and Adaptative Law. University of Houston College of Law. Houston, TX. February 26, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/26/2010.
  • “Protecting Inflows from the Apalachicola River.” Freshwater Inflows to Estuaries: 2010 and Beyond.” Texas Parks & Wildlife and Gulf of Mexico Program. Corpus Christi, TX. February 9, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/09/2010.
  • “Marine Regulatory Jurisdiction and Marine Zoning: An Overview.” Florida Symposium on Offshore Energy, Part II: The Inshore Challenges of Offshore Energy Projects. Florida State University Institute for Energy Systems, Economics, and Sustainability (IESES). Tallahassee, FL. February 1, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/01/2010.
  • “Public Health and Climate Change Adaptation.” Natural Resources Section Panel, Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 9, 2010. Panel, Presented, 01/09/2010.
  • "Stability and Flexibility." Adaptive Water Governance Panel. Second Annual Sustainability Conference for American Legal Educators. Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law. Tempe, AZ. May 13, 2016. Panel, Presented, 05/13/2016.
  • “Adaptive Water Governance and the Water-Energy Nexus.” Spring Specialty Conference: Water, Energy, and Environment. American Water Resources Association. Anchorage, AK. April 27, 2016. Presentation, Presented, 04/27/2016.
  • “The End of Sustainability: Resilience Thinking for the Law of the Anthropocene and the Example of Marine Fisheries.” Integrated Biosciences Spring Speaker Series. University of Akron. Akron, OH. April 15, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/15/2016.
  • “The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster and the Role of Resilience Thinking in Natural Resources Management.” Environmental Law Colloquium. University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Denver, CO. April 4, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/04/2016.
  • Planning Committee and Moderator. 21st Annual Wallace Stegner Center Symposium: Green Infrastructure, Resilient Cities: New Challenges, New Solutions. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Salt Lake City, UT. March 31-April 1, 2016. Panel, Presented, 03/31/2016.
  • Planning Committee. American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, 34th Annual Water Law Conference. Austin, TX. March 29-30, 2016. Other, Other, 03/29/2016.
  • "Resilience Thinking for Marine Fisheries: Why Climate Change and Ocean Acidification are Undermining Both Sustainability and Sustainable Development.” Environmental Law Colloquium. University of Florida School of Law. Gainesville, FL. March 24, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/24/2016.
  • “Ocean Acidification.” Environmental Law Colloquium. Northwestern University School of Law. Chicago, IL. March 17, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/17/2016.
  • “The End of Sustainability and the Role of Resilience Thinking in Natural Resource Management.” Faculty Workshop. University of Tasmania Faculty of Law. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. March 3, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/03/2016.
  • “The End of Sustainability and the Role of Resilience Thinking in Natural Resource Management.” Presentation and panel discussion. University of Melbourne Faculty of Law. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. February 23, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/23/2016.
  • “Adapting Water Resources Management to Climate Change: The Role of State Public Trust Doctrines.” Annual Water Resources Conference. American Water Resources Association (AWRA). Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/11/2009.
  • “Legal Barriers to Dealing with Climate Change: Getting the Law to Fit the Problem.” Sea Grant Climate Change Workshop: “Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Communities: A Network Approach to Outreach.” Charleston, S.C. remote participation). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/11/2009.
  • “Climate Change, Fisheries Management, and the Law: Finding Solutions to Address Uncertainty.” Intra-Conference Symposium sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, & U.S. Geological Survey: Fisheries in a Changing Climate. AFS ’09. American Fisheries Society Annual Conference. Nashville, TN. Panel, Presented, 09/03/2009.
  • “Constitutional Aspects of Multistate Alternative Energy Agreements.” Multi-State Decisionmaking for Renewable Energy and Transmission: Spotlight on Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. National Renewable Energy Laboratory & U.S. Department of Energy. Denver, CO. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/11/2009.
  • “Adapting to Climate Change: The Potential Role of State Public Trust Doctrines.” Lecture as Distinguished Summer Environmental Scholar. Vermont Law School. South Royalton, VT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/14/2009.
  • Invited Participant. SIMPLE Training Workshop. Tools for Change: Center for Computer-Aided Legal Instruction Annual Conference. Boulder, CO. Other, Presented, 06/18/2009.
  • “Water Supply, Desalination, Climate Change, and Energy Policy.” Critical Intersections for Energy and Water Law: New Challenges and Opportunities. University of Dundee (Scotland), University of Calgary Faculty of Law (Alberta), and University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Alberta, Calgary, Canada. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/20/2009.
  • “Supreme Court Update.” 38th Annual Conference on Environmental Law. American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. Keystone, CO. Panel, Presented, 03/14/2009.
  • “Public Health Valuation in Environmental Enforcement: The Basics.” Contemporary Issues at the Intersection of Public Health and Environmental Law. SIU Law Journal Symposium. Southern Illinois University College of Law. Carbondale, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2009.
  • “Climate Change Comes to the Clean Water Act: Now What?” Climate Policy for the Obama Administration. Washington & Lee School of Law. Lexington, VA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/20/2009.