(NSW) 2013 Mahla Pearlman Environment and Planning Law Oration
The Mahla Pearlman Oration is held in honour of the late the Hon. Mahla Pearlman AO, former Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales.
The Oration is the premier annual environmental and planning law address held in New South Wales and is delivered by a distinguished person in the field. For example, the 2012 Mahla Pearlman Oration was given by Emeritus Professor Ben Boer.
This year the lecture will be delivered by the Hon. Paul Stein AM QC (former judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW and former judge of the NSW Court of Appeal).
When: 5pm, 14 March 2013
Where: Dixson Room, State Library of New South Wales
(VIC) Administrative Law Master Class CPD Training Session
The Environment Defenders Office (Victoria) is running a 4 point CPD seminar, featuring some of Victoria's top practitioners, on recent developments in administrative law, ethics and development of legal skills.
When: 9am – 1.15pm, Monday 25 March.
Where: DLA Piper, 140 William Street, Melbourne.
For more information and to register, click here.
(NSW) The David Thomas Conservation Oration 2013
The David Thomas Conservation Oration will be given this year by Callum Roberts, Professor of Marine Conservation at the University of York. Professor Roberts is the author of The Unnatural History of the Sea and Ocean of Life.
When: 7pm, Monday 18 March 2013
Where: New Law Auditorium, Main Campus, Sydney University
For more information and to register, please email Kim Jarmyn or call (02) 9264 603.
(NSW) ACIUCN and IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Reception
A reception will be held for Ernesto Enkerlin-Hoeflich, Chair, and Kathy Mackinnon, Deputy Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and Trevor Sandwith, Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme, all three of whom are members of the international organizing committee for the IUCN World Parks Congress, during their upcoming visit to Sydney. The reception will be an opportunity to hear from these leaders and also to meet with them on a collegiate basis.
When: 5 – 8pm, 21 March 2013
Where: Goat Island, Sydney
For more information or to register, please email Penny Figgs.
(NZ) 11th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium
The 11th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium will be held on 24-28 June 2013 at the Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Visit the Colloquium website to view the Colloquium programme, register an interest in attending the Colloquium or to file an abstract online.
This event is proudly supported by NELA.
(Fiji) 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas
Natural Solutions: Building Resilience for a Changing Pacific
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), and its host country partner, the Government of Fiji, have confirmed the date and venue for this conference.
When: 2 – 6 December 2013
Where: University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
For more information, please click here.