Water Law Update Conference

Florida Earth's Water Law Update 2012

Barry University
Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
6441 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32807

Friday, January 13, 2012


9:30 AM Coffee and Registration

10:00 AM Welcome - Leticia Diaz, Dean and professor of Law, Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Ernie Cox, Board Chair of Florida Earth and President, Family Lands Remembered LLC

10:15 AM Keynote - Robert "Bo" Abrams, Professor of Law, FAMU College of Law

10:45 AM Nutrient Numeric Criteria Update - Luna Phillips, Partner, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., David W. Childs, Associate, Hopping Green & Sams and Drew Bartlett, Director. Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration. Florida Department of Environmental Protection

12:00 PM  Lunch - "What's Happening at FDEP" - Dr. Ann B. Shortelle, Ph.D. Water Policy Director, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

1:00 PM Water Supply Planning Update -  Lee F. (Chip) Merriam, Chief Legislative & Regulatory Compliance Officer for the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC-The Reliable One), Charles H. Carden "Chuck", Director of Operations and Facilites, Tampa Bay Water and Anthony J. Cotter, Partner, Gray Robinson PA

2:15 PM "Who Gets the Water: Competition for a Limited Resource" - Michelle Diffenderfer and Stephen Walker, Shareholders, Lewis Longman and Walker P.A., and Kerry Kates, Director, Water & Natural Resources, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

3:30 PM Break

3:30 PM Where Goes the Future? - Ernie Cox, President, Family Lands Remembered LLC and Keith Rizzardi, J.D., MPA, Assistant Director of the Environmental Sustainablility LLM Program Director, St. Thomas University School of Law 

4:30 PM Wrap Up and Adjourn

CLE's (Florida Bar) will be available pending approvals
Registration will be closed per January 12th, but walk-ins are accepted.

Contact Us

Address: 500 S Australian Ave Suite 530
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401-4237

Phone Number: (561) 281-5081
Fax Number: (561) 746-8333