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FBE 50th Congress in London
Thu, 9 Nov 2017, 19:00 – Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 22:00 GMT
FBE 50th Congress in London on Climate Change and the role of lawyers in protecting the environment.
Thursday 9th Nov; 14.00 to 17.00 FBE Commissions meetings in the historic Law Society building, 113 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1PL
9th Nov 18.30 to late: Welcome drinks reception in The Grange, St Pauls' Hotel, in the romantic roof garden with moonlit views over St Paul's Cathedral and London city skyline.
Friday 10th Nov 9.30 to 16.30 25th Anniversy and 50th Congress celebration Grange St Pauls
Congress with expert speakers on climate change:
Katarzyna Ludwichowska from Gdansk, Poland on Legal & Social Responsibility in relation to the environment.
Risteard de Paor is an Irish solicitor from White Case in Paris who attended the IBA Climate Change conference in Stockholm. He will speak on the Paris agreement.
Hinda Rabkin seconded to UNESCO by White & Case.
Maria Memoli from Cambridge Local Authority who will speak about local authority policies on sustainability.
Olga Hancock from Simmons & Simmons specialist in climate change.
Juan Antonio Loste, President of the Barcelona Bar Environmental Law Committee.
Dr Roda Verheyen works for Green Peace, supporting a programme called “Climate Justice Programme”.
10th November 18.30 to late Reception and Gala Dinner Grange Hotel.
Saturday 11th November Kings College, University of London
10.00 to 13.00 Forum of Presidents and General Assembly of the FBE.
13.00 Farewell lunch
19.30 Optional dinner for delegates who remain