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Canada–United States Law Institute conference

Registration closes today (March 19) for the 43rd annual Canada–United States Law Institute conference, “Can the United States and Canada Cooperate on Climate Change? Should They? Why?”

This year’s conference, which will take place Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22, will bring together law, policy, business and government experts from both countries to explore climate change and the need for a joint approach.

The Hon. John Godfrey, former member of Parliament and cabinet minister, and former special advisor for climate change and chair of the Climate Action Group for the government of Ontario, will give the Thursday evening banquet keynote address.

The Hon. John McKay, minister of Canadian Parliament, Canadian co-chair of the Canada-United States Permanent Joint Board on Defence, and vice chair of Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Association, will deliver Friday’s keynote.

The conference opens with a reception and dinner on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the law school. It resumes on Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Botanical Garden and runs until 4:45 p.m. The conference offers six hours of CLE credit to in-person attendees. Free parking is included at the Botanical Garden on Friday.

Registration for the conference, including both Friday’s conference and Thursday’s dinner, networking and keynote event, is free for all Case Western Reserve faculty, staff and students, $100 for alumni and $200 for non-alumni.

Registration is available online.