Beveridge & Diamond

Ocean Law Conference

May 22-23, 2008

Ocean Law: Emerging Legal, Regulatory and Business Developments for Use of the Ocean Surface and Floor
Karen M. Hansen and Peter J. Schaumberg
May 22-23, 2008
Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington
Contact: Karen Hansen at

Karen Hansen and Peter Schaumberg will both speak at this conference on Thursday May 22, 2008.  Ms. Hansen is co-chair for the two-day event.  She will conduct the conference introduction and overview at 8:30a.m., and will speak on Lessons from Recent Cases at 10:15a.m., discussing recent case law in ocean use and development, and their implications.

Peter Schaumberg will speak on New Twists for Coastal Energy: Layering Renewables on a Regulatory Structure for Oil and Gas at 3:45p.m.  He will discuss regulatory and technical perspectives on locating, permitting, and siting offshore ocean renewable energy projects; the status and prognosis for the new MMS rules implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005; and, FERC's expedited permitting for tidal energy.

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