1st Annual Conference On Carbon Removal Law And Policy

September 21, 2021

September 22, 2021

10:00 AM To 4:15 PM

Online: EDT (USA)

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Event Description

1st Annual Conference on Carbon Removal Law and Policy: Exploring Ocean-Based CDR Approaches

Please join the Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy for our 1st Annual Conference on Carbon Removal Law and Policy. This two-day event will take place online September 21st-22nd.

See the full agenda here.

The focus of the conference will be on law and policy issues associated with ocean-based CDR/NETs approaches, including, but not limited to, the following issues:

  • Governance of ocean-based carbon dioxide removal approaches at national and sub-national scales, as well as the role of international treaty regimes and principles of customary international law;
  • Architectures for facilitating, and effectively regulating, ocean-based CDR research;
  • The role and application of principles of equity and social justice in ocean-based carbon dioxide removal research and deployment;
  • Methodologies for, and challenges in, constructing effective architectures for public engagement on ocean-based carbon dioxide removal approaches

The agenda is as follows:

*Subject to change

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

10:00 am – 11:30 am EDT

  • ROUNDTABLE: Domestic Legal Frameworks for Ocean CDR

11:45 am – 12:45 pm EDT

  • Lunch and Breakout Sessions

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT

  • ROUNDTABLE: Ocean CDR Business and Investment: What the Law and Policy Community Needs to Know

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm EDT

  • PANEL: Exploring Intersections Between Public Engagement and Justice in Ocean-based CDR

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm EDT

  • PRESENTATION: Research Governance for Ocean-based Carbon Dioxide Removal

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

09:00 am – 10:30 am EDT

  • PANEL: International Regulation of Ocean CDR Options

10:30 am – 11:45 am EDT

  • Break

11:45 am – 12:45 pm EDT

  • Lunch and Breakout Sessions

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT

  • PANEL: Case Studies in Ocean CDR Project Development: Legal Aspects

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm EDT

  • PANEL: Setting Standards for Carbon Storage, Duration and Risk: Lessons from Carbon Capture and Sequestration in the Nearshore Seabed

See the full agenda here.

Organizers

American University

https://www.american.edu/sis/centers/carbon-removal/

About the Organizers

American University is a leader among Washington DC universities in global education. American University enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries.

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