The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Conference for Attorneys and Practitioners will take place on December 4 – 5, 2014, at Hotel Nikko, in Union Square, San Francisco. Another year of significant CEQA legal, practice, and policy developments is coming to an end, including important court decisions, legislation, and guidelines amendments in process. Whether you are an attorney, planner, consultant, agency staff, or project applicant, CLE International’s 10th Annual CEQA Conference is designed to give you valuable, practical information on the timely CEQA topics that you can put to use immediately. Also, you can earn MCLE and AICP credits.
The Keynote speaker will be CalEPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez who will share thoughts about CalEPA activities affecting CEQA.
Presenters include leading CEQA attorneys, planners, and scientists.
This year’s panels and presentations include:
Case law and regulatory developments influencing how health impacts are addressed in CEQA
New legislative mandate to address tribal cultural resources enacted by AB 52
A comprehensive analysis of 2014 CEQA court decisions
A discussion about whether environmental protection features can be part of the project description, based on Lotus v. Caltrans
Ethical considerations for CEQA attorneys (MCLE ethics credit)
Update of SB 743 CEQA Guidelines amendments in process to replace LOS as a traffic significance criterion
Current practices for accounting for climate adaptation in CEQA reviews
CEQA for mega-projects
Troubleshooting your CEQA administrative record
In addition to knowledge sharing, you can network with the expert speakers and fellow attendees.
Click here for the conference brochure.
Click here to register.