CLEANR hosts public conferences that bring together a variety of perspectives and disciplines for a range of audiences. UCI Law has hosted or co-hosted a number of interdisciplinary conferences on various environmental topics. In addition, CLEANR hosts an annual conference series in the fall on environmental law and another in the spring on land use law, both focused on problems of particular interest to practitioners and policymakers.

Upcoming Conferences

Symposium on Law and Governance of the Arctic

January 30–31, 2015
The symposium will explore the effectiveness of existing governance in the Arctic region, strategies for improving effective implementation, and possible alternative governance regimes. A segment of the presented papers will be published in the UCI Law Review as a symposium. Details on Symposium page >


Betsy Baker
Vermont Law School/University of Washington School of Law, USA
Michael Byers
University of British Columbia, CANADA
Joseph DiMento
UC Irvine School of Law, USA
Tore Henriksen
UIT, The Arctic University of Norway, NORWAY
Brian Israel
United States Department of State, USA
Timo Koivurova
NIEM/Arctic Centre, FINLAND
Tullio Scovazzi
Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, ITALY
Oran Young
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara, USA


Jordan Diamond
UC Berkeley School of Law, USA
Raphael Heffron
University of Leeds, UK
Robert E. Lutz
Southwestern School of Law, USA
Darren McCauley
University of St. Andrews, SCOTLAND
Kathryn J. Mengerink
Environmental Law Institute, USA
Michael Robinson-Dorn
UC Irvine School of Law, USA
Jessica M. Shadian
Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, DENMARK

Past Conferences >